When Ice Is Art…

Jackson Creek icing up in December, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
January ice in Jackson Creek, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Ice islands amid rushing water of Jackson Creek, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Ice pearls on ice islands in Jackson Creek in December, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Jackson Creek flows like liquid sunshine around Ice islands in morning light, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Jackson Creek rushes past ice covered shore, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Ice beads in clouds of flowing river water, Jackson Creek, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Ice beads form islands in flowing water froth of Jackson Creek, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Ice patterns reach out into flowing water of Jackson Creek (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Fingers of iridescent ice reach out into quiet bay of Jackson Creek, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Ice islands form channels for flowing water of Jackson Creek, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Ice platforms overlook flowing Jackson Creek, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)
Ice islands add topography to Jackson Creek flow, ON (photo and dry brush rendition by Nina Munteanu)

Nina Munteanu is a Canadian ecologist / limnologist and novelist. She is co-editor of Europa SF and currently teaches writing courses at George Brown College and the University of Toronto. Visit www.ninamunteanu.ca for the latest on her books. Nina’s bilingual “La natura dell’acqua / The Way of Water” was published by Mincione Edizioni in Rome. Her non-fiction book “Water Is…” by Pixl Press(Vancouver) was selected by Margaret Atwood in the New York Times‘Year in Reading’ and was chosen as the 2017 Summer Read by Water Canada. Her novel “A Diary in the Age of Water” was released by Inanna Publications (Toronto) in June 2020.