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Ice Records – Katie Paterson

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Sound recordings from three glaciers in Iceland, pressed into three records, cast, and frozen with the meltwater from each of these glaciers, and played on three turntables until they completely melt.




A frozen fountain in Detroit, 1904



Frozen fountain on Washington Boulevard, Detroit, around 1917.

Francis Alÿs

‘Sometimes Making Something Leads to Nothing’ (1997) by Francis Alÿs.

Christoph Büchel

Christoph Büchel, ‘Minus’ (2002)

A punk-concert was held inside a room at the Kunstverein Hannover. Immediately after the show, the entire room was frozen.

Tim Taylor

‘Domestic Erosion’ (2003) by Tim Taylor.


Nele Azevedo

‘Melting men’ by Nele Azevedo