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World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is an UNESCO International Day, celebrated annually on the 27th of October. Antarctic Legacy of South Africa is committed to building a comprehensive (open access) archive that includes the archiving of audiovisual material gathered through the South African National Antarctic Programme. The videos and interviews on the ALSA archive give […]

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Photography is the art and science of capturing light – Jean Brundrit In December 2019 Jean Brundrit travelled to Antarctica aboard the South African research and supply vessel, the S.A. Agulhas II. Jean took photos with a lens made of ice. Most of the images within “Over the Horizon” were made with ice lenses (although […]

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Heritage Day 2022

24 September 2022, is National Heritage day in South Africa and we are celebrating South Africa’s rich polar heritage. Slide through the images below to learn more about: the vessels that have traveled down south, via the Port of Cape Town (as early as 1739); the South African stations on Antarctica, Marion Island and Gough […]