James Balog, Writer / Film Subject
For 35 years, photographer James Balog has broken new conceptual and artistic ground on one of the most important issues of our era: human modification of our planet’s natural systems. He and his Extreme Ice Survey team are featured in the 2012 internationally-acclaimed, Emmy-award-winning documentary CHASING ICE and in the PBS/NOVA special, Extreme Ice. He is the author of ICE: Portraits of Vanishing Glaciers and seven other books.
In addition to exhibiting at museums and galleries worldwide, Balog’s work has been extensively published in most of the world’s major pictorial magazines, including National Geographic, Life, and Vanity Fair. National Geographic featured the Extreme Ice Survey in 2007, 2010, and 2013.