Ice skating is a winter tradition in the Netherlands. It’s hard to find a Dutch person who doesn’t get excited about the possibility of skating on natural ice, with the ominous sounds of ice cracking under our skates and the resulting breaks in the frozen surface! With global warming, skating on frozen waters such as the Amsterdam canals is becoming less and less likely. Icebreaker is an artwork that reminds us of when the canals would freeze over every year, but simultaneously a warning for the results of global warming.
Wilhelmusvlug (NL, 1962) lives and works in Amsterdam as a multimedia artist and designer. The artist studied at the ‘Gerrit Rietveld Academie’ and specialized in audiovisual design. Wi...Lees meer