Isaac is a life-long Barrow native. He and his wife have lived in the same house for decades. The house, originally belonging to his wife’s family, has always been in the same spot, though. Located on a stretch of a coastal bluff in an area named Ukkuqsi, the house had to be physically picked up and moved back away from the coastline when a strong storm eroded bluff revealing the bones of an early Inupiat family.
When asked about the erosion he goes back in time for a second and you can hear the melancholy in his voice recalling the ‘good old times”, as climate change is not the only challenge his community faces.
Paper Type: Moab Juniper Baryta Rag
Size: 12x18 on 13x19 paper
Mounting: Non-permanent over acid free white mat
Frame: 18x24 Matte black metal frame
Glazing: 2mm clear glass
Edition: 1/5 author signed