Rembert De Prez
Experimental Garden

A Conversation On Permafrost

[steam from the hot tea merges into the cold air]

– “Permafrost is the foundation upon which life in the Arctic is built, and its thawing threatens to destabilise the entire region. But because it is hidden from view, it is easy to ignore, to dismiss as a problem for another day.”

[measuring equipment beeps three times]

– “But the invisibility is also its greatest danger. It is a reminder that the effects of climate change are not always obvious, that they can be insidious and slow.”

[fieldwork continues]
[barking dog]

[a soft blue carpet leads to a small office]
Rembert De Prez graduated with this project as a master in visual arts, photography, 2023.
The graduation projects of our students were all published on the graduation website. You’ll find everyone’s personal page there as well as the complete festival programme.