Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Life of Vikings seen through soil

A scientist and a composer are working together to explore a thousand years of human history through soil samples.

The pair have built an installation in Dundee which tells the story of Viking settlers in Greenland going back to the year 900.

Images of soil samples gathered by Dr Paul Adderley have been set to audio by Dr Michael Young.

Dr Young said: "Hidden in the soil is this story about people and the environment. We explore that."

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