The images of New York-based photographer Diane Tuft form an ode to the vanishing beauty of the Arctic, whilst also serving as a reminder of the inevitable consequences of climate change.
Whilst travelling around the North Pole, photographer and activist Diane Tuft documented the alarming situation in the Arctic. Her astonishing visual expedition is showcased in her new monograph ‘The Arctic Melt: Images of a Disappearing Landscape’, as an illustration of global warming’s effects. Depending on the connotation, the stunning images of melting glaciers and ice remind of pastel-hued meringues or clouds with disturbing undertones. Concerned about the fact that once-frozen landscape is today unrecognizable, Tuft noted, “While this was an amazing experience, it disturbed me to know that my trip through the Arctic Ocean was only possible because of the Arctic melt.”
All images © Diane Tuft