WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years   (2016), detail. Installation by artist Anna McKee. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood, 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules.  (photo: Anna McKee).
       
     
   WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years   (2016). Installation by artist Anna McKee at Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood. 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules.  (photo: Anna McKee)
       
     
   WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years   (2016). Installation by artist Anna McKee at Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood. 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules.  (photo: Anna McKee)
       
     
 Recording the glass ampules, to be digitally processed in the studio.  (photo: Anna McKee)   LISTEN
       
     
   WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years   (2016), detail. Installation by artist Anna McKee. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood, 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules.  (photo: Anna McKee).
       
     

WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years (2016), detail. Installation by artist Anna McKee. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood, 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules. (photo: Anna McKee).

   WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years   (2016). Installation by artist Anna McKee at Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood. 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules.  (photo: Anna McKee)
       
     

WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years (2016). Installation by artist Anna McKee at Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood. 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules. (photo: Anna McKee)

   WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years   (2016). Installation by artist Anna McKee at Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood. 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules.  (photo: Anna McKee)
       
     

WAIS Reliquary: 68,000 Years (2016). Installation by artist Anna McKee at Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV. Dyed silk, 3405 glass ampules, water from melted ice cores drilled in Antarctica, wood. 8 channels of audio, derived from a recording of "playing" the glass ampules. (photo: Anna McKee)

 Recording the glass ampules, to be digitally processed in the studio.  (photo: Anna McKee)   LISTEN
       
     

Recording the glass ampules, to be digitally processed in the studio. (photo: Anna McKee) LISTEN