The Past Sealed Away ...
Ice contains no future, just the past, sealed away. As if they're alive, everything in the world is sealed up inside, clear and distinct. Ice can preserve all kinds of things that way- cleanly, clearly. That's the essence of ice, the role it plays.
―Haruki Murakami, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
I would like to acknowledge the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies in supporting this project.