“In all traditional Greenlandic houses, like Knut’s one, the walls display memories collected throughout his life: family photographs, trinkets and signs of national identity coexist and intermingle. While running water is still lacking from many houses in the far north, modernity is nonetheless making its presence felt: telephones and even televisions are now part of everyday life.

These radical and rapid changes raise questions about society and identity, and divide public opinion in Greenland. Its people are torn between a desire to catch up with the modern world, and a feeling that they are an ice population which, like the ice itself, is slowly melting away.”

Allanngorpoq by Sébastien Tixier (4/4)

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