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Funded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,

Arts Transcending Borders (ATB) at the College of the Holy Cross is committed to enhancing the role played by the arts in the development of a liberal arts education that will produce global citizens and creative leaders.


Georgie Friedman  |  Under the Icy Sky 

February 9 - 27, 2015

On view nightly, starting at dusk.

Integrated Science Complex

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Presented by Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)

Artist Reception - RESCHEDULED TO:

Friday, February 13, 5 pm

Spillane Pavilion, Science Complex

Artist Talk & Panel Discussion with the Environmental Studies program:

Tuesday, February 17, 5:30pm

Room 154, Smith Laboratories, Science Complex

* Schedule changes due to weather will be posted here, please check back.


Under the Icy Sky, is an outdoor exhibit that features two site-specific video installations that re-contextualize natural elements in relationship to the architecture of the Science Complex. The Building Storm slowly progresses from a light snow storm to a blizzard with intense lightning. Shifting Ice focuses on the sculptural shapes and the movements of small icebergs in a glacial lagoon (filmed in Iceland).

The Building Storm

Two-channel video projection on to the facade of the Science Complex

27:36 min (continuous loop, no audio)


Shifting Ice

Single-channel video projection on the Science Complex courtyard wall

16:32 min (continuous loop, no audio)



"Look What Happens When A Video Artist's Virtual Snow Meets Our Winter Of 2015," Greg Cook, The ARTery, WBUR 90.9, NPR Boston, Feb 24, 2015

FREE and open to the public

College of the Holy Cross

1 College Street, Worcester, MA 01610

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Science Center Complex #5 | Visitor Parking #45


Georgie Friedman, The Building Storm (digital mock-up), 2015