“I traveled to Greenland at the beginning of 2013, staying with the local inhabitants of the towns and the northernmost dwellings I encountered. I have been fascinated by those who choose to live in hostile environments, especially in the remote lands of the North, from as far back as I can remember. Some of my favorite childhood memories involve stories of Inuit men and women living on the ice, hunting seals using age-old techniques. Today’s reality is very different to these clichés, and far more complex. For a year and a half, I immersed myself in the country’s history and current affairs, and grappled with the charming grammar of the Inuit language, Kalaallisut. As time wore on, it became apparent that my growing fascination for Greenland was not solely down to my anticipation of its pure, white landscapes, but that the socio-economic questions currently rocking the nation had found some kind of personal resonance within me.”

Allanngorpoq by Sébastien Tixier (1/4)

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