Far, far away, on the edge of the Earth, where the air is sweet and crystal clear, lies the land of forbidden beauty. It gleams and sparkles in the golden sunrise, against the immaculate horizon of the Arctic. In the solitude of the barren ocean, myriads of icebergs burn a vibrant emerald, sapphire, pink and indigo light which flickers the imagination and awakens the desire. Empowered by this light, one can fly under water and sea ice or to the Sun. To the boreal people, the world’s first and utmost Arctic Explorers, the Icebergs Collection is dedicated.
The initiative Arctic Without Borders was born in the historical town of Qaanaaq, Northern Greenland, whose own existence exemplifies the tragic story of border-building in the Arctic. Arctic Without Borders is an attempt of a citizen diplomacy to promote peace, humanity, art, exploration and preservation of cultural heritage throughout the Arctic.
"Under the stage name ColdArtist, I explore the limits of the body and the possibilities of the mind in the harsh environment of the Arctic."
“What happens to us when we are suddenly deprived of our temperature controlled environments? What if everything that we take for granted – clothes, running water, air conditioning systems, supermarkets, buses, roads and even the road signs – are suddenly gone? Can we survive outside of the cocoon?Here, on the drifting sea ice we don’t struggle against the elements. Instead, we are working with them, making the best out of forces of Nature. We wander, accept, and adapt…”