Patrick Lichty

Artist
Educator
Writer
Activist

A major part of my photographic work work has included the relationship of people to the landscape in places that have been close to me. In 2009, I travelled to the Aleutian island of Adak for ten days where my father spent two years as a Naval machinist during World War Two.

 

During that time, I explored the abandoned base throughout, walked tundra, saw eagles and caribou, and learned immense amounts about the Northern Pacific campaign, the politics of Alaska, the cleanup of America's most remote Superfund site, and about my Father.

 

The project consists of

2500 photos

10 laser engravings

An interactive installation

A photobook