Being an indifferent fisherman, my enthusiasm for this form of sport soon waned; yet in the absence of other forms of recreation I was now risking my life in an entirely inadequate boat off Cape Farewell at the southernmost extremity of Greenland.
Bits of surf-harried beach clove the worn granite, or whatever the rocks of Cape Farewell may be composed of, and as I followed the ebbing tide down one of these soft stretches, I saw the thing.
Samuel Ferguson returned to England about 1850, and, more than ever possessed by the demon of discovery, he spent the intervening time, until 1853, in accompanying Captain McClure on the expedition that went around the American Continent from Behring's Straits to Cape Farewell
This Braithwaite Lowery, I knew his father, lost in the Lively off Greenland in `20, or Andrew Woodhouse, drowned in the same seas in 1777, or John Paxton, drowned off Cape Farewell
a year later, or old John Rawlings, whose grandfather sailed with me, drowned in the Gulf of Finland in `50.
e installation, brought to you by the Cape Farewell
Foundation, will be open for free to the public throughout Clean Air Week, and uses harmless, specially created conditions to simulate the air quality in cities around the world.
More recently, the project Cape Farewell
started in 2001 (Buckland 2012).
The festival was organized by the Paris-based organization COAL (Coalition for Art and Sustainable Development) and the London-based nonprofit Cape Farewell
. Notable participants included Darren Aronofsky, Olafur Eliasson, Shepard Fairey, and Yoko Ono.
The Cape Farewell
climate-focused poetry initiative SWITCH, has also given editorial, curatorial and showcasing opportunity to former Foyle Winner, Helen Mort.
“We know her powerful lyrics and authentic vocals will inspire and move us all." In addition to her contributions to Dream Foundation, Tunstall is an active environmental campaigner, and joined an expedition to the Arctic Circle in 2008 with Cape Farewell
, a British-based arts organization that brings artists, scientists and communicators together to instigate a cultural response to climate change.
The Cape Farewell
Foundation has an ambitious mission: to bring artists and scientists together to explore the impact and future of climate change.
Produced by Cape Farewell
Foundation in partnership with ROM Contemporary Culture, Carbon 14: Climate is Culture exhibition will run from October 19, 2013 to February 2, 2014 in the Roloff Beny Gallery (Level 4) and the Thorsell Spirit House (Level 1).
The winner of the 2011 AWEInspiring Award was Cape Farewell
for their unique contribution to public understanding of climate change through art and science.