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Piergiorgio Casotti


It was with all my questions and wonderings that I found myself flying as a modern pioneer about to discover one of the last unexplored lands. I was flying to Kulusuk, the only port of entry of East Greenland. A couple of hours after landing a helicopter would take me to my destination, the town of Tasiilaq, the capital of East Greenland, the last part discovered only in 1894. When one arrives in Greenland it’s like crossing an imaginary line. A boundary that marks the end of our world and the beginning of a parallel universe. And suddenly come this line, unexpected, impressive, charming and scary altogether.

Sometimes I cannot smile” is the final “chapter” of the bigger self-funded Arctic Spleen project composed of:
1. A short documentary
2. A photographic book
3. A feature-long documentary


Self published
450 copies + 50 Limited Edition
17,5×24 cm
168 pages
136 Black/White images
English + Italian

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