Unseen is an environmental portrait of the Alaska Air National Guard Rescue Squadron, a group of enigmatic individuals highly skilled at standing in harms way. The opening for Unseen will be Friday July 7 (5-9 p.m.) at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art. Address 427 D St, Anchorage, 99501
"Wearing body-armor and a helmet, I observed intensely dramatic combat rescue simulations that involved a variety of powerful weapons and live ammunition.
On another missions we flew to high altitudes in helicopters to practice landing in mountainous and highly glaciated areas, where I experienced the limitations of an amazing helicopter in an extreme environment."