It is scientific fact that we are living between ice ages. These abnormally warm periods, known as interglacial periods, last anywhere from 12,000 to 50,000 years (Wikipedia). It is generally accepted that we are already over 11,000 years into the current interglacial period. While it is unknown whether climate change will accelerate or delay the onset of the next ice age, it is known that the climate will change and that, it's quite possible that one day perpetual snows will pile sheet of ice upon sheet of ice until mile-thick glaciers stretch from the Arctic Circle to New York Harbor.
Ice Will Be Here premiered at the DUMBO Arts Festival, September 23 - 25, 2011 in Dumbo, Brooklyn. It was available at 81 Front Street. The piece measures roughly 80' x 9' and runs 23' on loop.
Ice Will Be Here is a fiscally sponsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts and has received financial support from the New York State Council on the Arts. It was created by custom software written by the artist in Processing. The artist would like to thank Mike "Pomax" Kamermans for sharing his outstanding primer on programatic bezier curve creation.
Ice Will Be Here is a fiscally sponsored project of the New York Foundation for the Arts.