Talk on Photography and Paleoclimate

May 17, 2022 - 4:00 PM
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology


Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology.\Photo courtesy of Sitka Center.

The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology hosts its Spring Keynote webinar with photographer Ian van Coller on Tuesday, May 17, at 4 p.m.  He will discuss his award-winning project Naturalists of the Long now, which featured his collaborations with paleoclimatologists, and discuss his work that pertains to climate change and the concept of deep time.

The talk is free and open to all.  To register, go to

Ian van Coller was born and raised in South Africa. He moved to the United States in 1992. He received a BFA from Arizona State University and an MFA from the University of New Mexico. Van Coller has been a Professor of Photography at Montana State University in Bozeman since 2006. His work has been widely exhibited in the United States as well as internationally and is included in over fifty public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Getty Research Institute. Van Coller is a 2018 John Simon Guggenheim fellow as well as a fellow of The Explorers Club.