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Changing Places
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Changing Places

Ólafur Elíasson revisits the glaciers he photographed 20 years ago

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Krot og Krass
Culture

Writing on the Wall

Travelling through the small towns of Iceland, amidst the formidable mountains and tempestuous seas, you might come across a stark black and white mural. Made of hard lines and indecipherable squiggles, its symbols still suggest a hidden meaning. There’s purpose to every squiggle, intent behind every tangled knot on the wall. Ask a local about the wall and if you look friendly, they might take the time to explain to you the story behind it, the ancient script detailing the concise history that inspired the work of art, perhaps based in the town’s long history. While the paint’s only just dried, the mural is based on centuries of tradition, folk art, and local culture. In fact, it’s the work of the duo Krot og Krass (roughly translated as Doodle and Scrawl).

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