Near North
Project info

Near North is a documentary project that focuses on the lives of people living in the far north parts of North America, namely Alaska and northern Canada. For months at a time, the northern half of the North American continent disappears behind a veil of white, the sun hovering low at the southern edge of the horizon. Despite the extreme temperature and lingering dark, those who've chosen to make their homes here persevere.The structures take on an air of communion with their landscape, a partnership with the cold and with the resources that the vast expanse of uninhabited land provides.

I spent two months this winter traveling from Ontario, Canada to Barrow, Alaska, documenting the annual freeze and its relationship with the people who live there.