Bonderman Travel Fellowship

Ian Horton

Comparative History of Ideas with College Honors


1999 Fellows

Travel Locations: Marshall Islands, Guam, Nepal/Tibet, and China

Horton has approached his Bonderman journey with this aesthetic: “I search for texture beneath my scientific objectives and family history, something in the grand sweep of the Himalayas or the colors of a coral reef. I use my body as an antenna, tracing out the curves of a mountain hillside, or bobbing in the waves of a tropical sea.” His plans included exploring islands in the Pacific, then trekking through Nepal/Tibet, and finally traveling across China.