Ice Watch

I thought I’d share this video about an installation called Ice Watch, which involves one hundred tonnes of inland ice from Greenland meltinging on the Radhusplads, Copenhagen’s City Hall Square. With Ice Watch, Olafur Eliasson and Minik Rosing direct attention to the publication of the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report on the Earth’s Climate. The ice now melted, which happened faster than expected owing to the unusually warm weather for this time of year…

 

 

 

4 Responses to “Ice Watch”

  1. Anton Garrett Says:

    Yes, global warming is taking place in Copenhagen.

  2. Luis Campos, Professor Says:

    The recent art piece called Ice Watch by Olafur Eliasson in Copenhagen was copied from the art performance of Mookie Tenembaum (http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mookie_Tenembaum)
    and named “Placebo”
    http://www.mookie-tenembaum.com/Placebo.html
    done in buenos aires in 2009 and wildely published worldwide and included in the Wikipedia article quoted herein.
    Professor Luis Campos
    Head of the Image and Sound faculty (FADU)
    University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

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