• Ragnar Axelsson COLLECTOR´S EDITION: Arctic Heroes  Motif 3: »Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland-2« (2017)
  • Ragnar Axelsson COLLECTOR´S EDITION: Arctic Heroes  Motif 3: »Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland-2« (2017)

Ragnar Axelsson COLLECTOR´S EDITION: Arctic Heroes Motif 3: »Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland-2« (2017)

Arctic Heroes takes a poignant look at the fate of the Greenland sled dog. In Greenland, where the melting ice sheet is irrevocably disrupting the hunters’ 4,000-year old traditional way of life, the stark reality of global warming is an immediate and direct threat to their everyday survival. The Greenland sled dog, essential to Inuit settlement and survival, now faces extinction as hunters are forced to adapt to the vanishing world around them. In over 150 images, and through hunters’ personal stories, this book bears witness to the animals’ magnificence and the deep, integral role they play in the hunters’ lives. The subjects of Icelandic photographer Ragnar Axelsson, also known as RAX (b. 1958), are people, animals, and landscape, but the focus of his work is the extraordinary relationships the people of the Arctic have developed with their extreme environment.

Collector's Edition:

  • Book Arctic Heroes
  • Signed and numbered Fine Art Print (Image ca. 32,5 x 23 cm, Sheet ca. 33,5 x 24 cm)
  • Limited Edition of 25

Pricing:


Cloth Hardcover 25,2 x 34,8 cm 290 pages 137 tritone illustrations English Available soon ISBN 978-3-96900-007-6-C-3 2021

Artist:

Ragnar Axelsson

Texts:

Ragnar Axelsson

Design:

Einar Geir Ingvarsson


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Exhibitions

Reykjavik Museum of Photography, Reykjavik, Iceland

Spring 2021

 

Kunstfoyer der Versicherungskammer Kulturstiftung Munich, Germany

Spring 2022

 

Further venues to be confirmed.

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