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The ice is melting at the pøules

Martin Ersted
Edition #8

“The ice is melting at the pøules!”, warned Danish Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in 2009. His funny Danish pronunciation of the word ‘poles’ received more attention than the content of his message, minimising the urgency of the problem.

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Martin Ersted

Martin Ersted (DK, 1977) is a creative jack-of-all-trades: he has been artistic director at various cultural organizations, worked in TV and radio and is active as a light artist. Ersted often uses...

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