qaqortoq sojourn

'Qaqortoq sojourn'. Qaqortoq (Julianehåb), Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), July-August 1991.
Detail of photo collage with Qaqortoq text line. Click here to see the whole collage.


view of landscape, Qaqortoq/Julianehåb, Greenland


another view of the landscape, Qaqortoq/Julianehåb, Greenland

Surroundings of Qaqortoq (Julianehåb), Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), July-August 1991. Photo collages.



Kallaalit Nunaat/Greenland I & II. 1991. Two super-8 films shot in the hinterland of Qaqortoq, Kallaalit Nunaat

61 DAYS PROCEEDING, SOCIOLOGICAL PERFORMANCE in Qaqortoq, Greenland. Nordic artists exchange programme 2-months in residence, Qaqortoq, Greenland. Performance, Super-8 film, photocollage, statement, drawings. Project. 1991

Qaqortoq text line

'Qaqortoq sojourn'. Qaqortoq (Julianehåb), Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), August 1991

We see the sojourn in Qaqortoq and surroundings as the duration of a 61 days proceeding, sociological performance. Consisting of the communication, discussions and relationships between us and the community which included such topics as: Kalaallit Nunaats / Greenlands lacking participation in a global world and the Nordic community. The limited media situation. The consequences of extremely high prices for daily products and transportation on daily life. The reality of being a colony. The relationship between Danish immigrant rulers and the Inuits / Greenlanders. The process which leads to independence. The myths and symbols of power in the Inuit culture. The chemistry of the underground and it’s influence on the psyche.

Å. Lie and J. Sturm. Qaqortoq, Kalaallit Nuunat, August 1991


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