Outside the Arctic, global climate change is addressed through abstract mathematical models and prophecies of conditions in some distant future.
In Greenland, it is different! Here, climate change is real, present and happening at a rapid pace. The residents, both humans and animals, are experiencing fundamental changes in the surrounding environment on a daily basis.
The traditional way of life in Greenland is being threatened today. Each passing season witnesses the period with sea ice becoming shorter. This is affecting the migration routes of the animals and the opportunities of transportation for the local peoples. I feel it is urgent for me as a photographer to document the strong hunting traditions of Greenland before it is too late. That is why I keep coming back year after year with my camera.
Greenland is an amazingly beautiful place, and the natural scenery is unmatched. But Greenland is also an extremely harsh place to survive, whether you are animal or human. Through my photography I wish to get behind the natural beauty of the country and capture something of life in the Arctic.