Crew

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    David Buckland

    Expedition Leader and Artist

    "What we've tried to do is gather together a real mix of people, all of whom will hopefully bring different things back from the voyage." David Buckland is a designer, artist and film-maker whose lens-based works have been exhibited in numerous galleries in London, Paris and New York. He created and now directs the Cape Farewell project.
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    Antony Gormley

    Sculptor

    One of the UK's most iconic artists, Antony Gormley has produced an astonishingly consistent body of work over the last 25 years. Using the human form to explore man's existence in and relation to the world his sculptures range from vast steel figures, to plaintive masses of tiny clay figures, with his archetypal life-size body casts somewhere in between.
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    Ian McEwan

    Novelist

    Novelist Ian McEwan's works have earned him worldwide critical acclaim. He has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction three times, winning the award for Amsterdam in 1998.
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    Rachel Whiteread

    Artist

    Since the late 1980's, sculptor Rachel Whiteread has used resin, rubber and, dental plaster to cast overlooked domestic spaces. She first rose to public attention as part of the YBA movement in the late 80's and was awarded the Turner Prize in 1993 for a portfolio that included the controversial House.
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    Siobhan Davies

    Choreographer

    "Dance has within itself an intelligence that highlights human thinking and activity in a very particular form. The more I see dance and the dancers exploring the complexities, the more excited I get by this form of communication..."
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    Heather Ackroyd

    Artist

    Heather Ackroyd has collaborated extensively with artist Dan Harvey, often working with natural processes such as growing grass. Their art embraces site specific installation, sculpture, landscape design, photography and performance film.
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    Dan Harvey

    Artist

    Dan Harvey has collaborated extensively with artist Heather Ackroyd, often working with natural processes such as growing grass. Their art embraces site specific installation, sculpture, landscape design, photography and performance film.
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    Alex Hartley

    Artist

    Artist Alex Hartley work has been acquired for public and corporate collections in London, Caen, Frankfurt, Rotterdam, Zurich and Vienna, as well as many private collections.
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    Gautier Deblonde

    Artist

    The internationally acclaimed freelance photographer Gautier Deblonde's work has published world wide in newspapers and magazines. His work was featured in the exhibition Artists at the National Portrait Gallery in 1999 and has worked with Lynne Ramsay on the film Morvern Callar.
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    Peter Clegg

    Architect

    Peter Clegg is a Senior Partner with Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects and has more than 25 years’ experience in low energy architecture. The company has an international reputation for a holistic approach to environmental design in architecture, recognised in several high profile awards.
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    Max Eastley

    Sound Recordist/Musician

    "My challenge on this journey has been getting as many sounds on tape as I can. It's not easy as you might think, getting a machine to listen as a human might. It's very exciting and I'm overwhelmed by it all, to be honest." Max Eastley is an artist whose work combines kinetic sound sculpture and music into a unique art form.
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    David Hinton

    Film Director

    David Hinton's films Bernardo Bertolucci The Last Emperor, and the Chinese documentary Children of the Revolution have both won Bafta awards. His many films for the South Bank show included the film Francis Bacon.
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    Charlie Kronick

    Chief policy advisor, Greenpeace

    Charlie Kronick has worked in the fields of environment and development for over fifteen years at Greenpeace and as an independent consultant. Throughout his career, his work has concentrated on the social component of environmental issues, as well as the relationship of growing economic globalisation to notions of both sovereignty and environmental protection.
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    Dr Tom Wakeford

    Scientist

    Dr Tom Wakeford is a biologist and action researcher based at the PEALS Research Centre. He studied planetary biology for NASA and works on projects aimed at improving decisions relating to science and the environment using dialogue between scientists and others. A former Young Science Writer of the Year he is the author of Science for the Earth and Liaisons of Life.
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    Nick Edwards

    Artist

    The demand of time-based media is to represent change over time, and landscapes don't change very quickly. I work mostly by compressing time, as well as extending it; building film sequences that render the landscape in depth, both in time and space.
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    Andrew Robbins

    The Culture Show, BBC Two

    Lively, fast-moving and intelligent, The Culture Show offers a range of views, interviews and breaking news from the worlds of high art, popular culture and everything else in between every Thursday night on BBC Two.
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    Juliet Butler

    Journalist

    Journalist Juliet Butler joined the 2005 expedition to work with photographer Gautier Deblonde.
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    Media Crew

    John Monroe Burns, Soundman
    Duncan Harris, Cameraman
    Ole Bratt Birkeland, Cameraman