LEFT OVER | C-PRINTS ON CLEAR | LIGHTBOXES | 8cm x 5,3cm | 2020
The photographs of the white fleece covered glacier ice, were shot in 6×9 format. The prints on analogue transparent paper are slightly smaller than the original negatives and condense the information. They are mounted in Light Boxes.
The grotto in the Rhone glacier was built in 1870. The tunnel must be carved into the ice again every spring because of glacial movement. In recent decades climate change has become a real threat for the grotto. According to the most recent numbers, the glacier lost ~1300 m in the last 120 years. In order to slow down the fast melting, the tunnel is covered with white fleece. The grotto that once stood inside the glacier, now lies on top.