'Still Life' opens at the Korea National Maritime Museum

Credit: Antarctic Heritage Trust

Antarctic Heritage Trust is delighted to have their 'Still Life', which is a unique audio-visual immersive experience that allows you to ‘step inside’ the historic huts of the British Antarctic explorers, open as part of the Korea National Maritime Museum's new Antarctic exhibition.

Complementing the experience are Jane Ussher’s large scale photographs. The exhibition runs at the museum in Busan until March 2019.

Visitors enjoy the Still Life audio-visual immersive experience

More than 100 years ago famous explorers Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton travelled to Antarctica to explore the continent and carry out scientific experiments. They constructed three simple wooden huts as bases that still stand today, packed full of objects the men left behind. This remarkable legacy is cared for by the Antarctic Heritage Trust who are world leaders in cold-climate conservation.

Artefacts on display in the Still Life Exhibition at the Korean National Maritime Museum

 
A century on, renowned New Zealand photographer Jane Ussher photographed the huts in intimate detail, creating an extraordinary record of the explorers’ lives. Her evocative photographs capture the conditions and isolation the men endured exploring Antarctica.

Still Life was originally developed by Antarctic Heritage Trust and Jane Ussher in conjunction with the Christchurch City Council, New Zealand.

The ribbon cutting ceremony marks the opening of 'Still Life'

The Still Life audio-visual immersive experience includes photographer Jane Ussher's large-scale photographs

Ardi Barnard - Deputy Head of Mission NZ Embassy Seoul, PHotographer Jane Ussher, Trust Executive Director Nigel Watson, and Scott Davis - Spyglass

A visitor enjoys the large-scale 'Still Life' photographs

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