Daria Panfilova
The Arctic has been mesmerizing and attracting me for a long time. Harsh, restrained and unapproachable, it conceals a lot of mysteries for scientists and researchers, and is also an indicator of changes on the planet. For me, it is a metaphor of heroism, purity, aspiration to the future and a source of artistic inspiration in textures, color combinations and themes for reflection. Humanity has long been trying to imagine how the region will develop. Ice is life, it stores huge reserves of fresh water, ice is a memory of the planet's past: a glaciologist can restore the climate of bygone times by one excavation of ice, ice is information about the future, there are many different types of ice