Rósa Rut Þórisdóttir recently completed her masters degree in visual anthropology at Goldsmiths College, London. She is currently working at the Stefansson Arctic Institute in Iceland. These photos were taken in 1998 in Kap Dan on the island of Kulusuk, Greenland whilst on a study tour from the University of Iceland during her undergraduate.
|Kap Dan, biggest village on Kulusuk island with 300 inhabitants|
|The men hunt on the ice during winter, the meat from the seals is for domestic use. The women clean the skin which is then sold to companies like "Great Greenland" on the west coast for processing|
|Preparing to go on the ice|
|In Greenland the dogs are working animals and breeded to be strong out on the ice|
|The dogs never enter the houses but spend their whole live out doors in all weathers|
|The winter days are short in Kap Dan|
|The mountain facing Kap Dan|
|Kap Dan during the twilight|
|The view outside is often limited|
|The Arctic is photo tour.
Rósa Rut Þórisdóttir
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