'melting men' by nele azevedo
'melting men' by nele azevedo 'melting men' by nele azevedo
sep 04, 2009
'melting men' by nele azevedo

nele azevedo’s ‘melting men’ on the steps of the concert hall in berlin’s gendarmenmarkt square

image © reuters

earlier this week, brazilian artist nele azevedo, carved 1,000 figures out of ice
and placed them on the steps of the concert hall in berlin’s gendarmenmarkt square.
with temperatures of 73 degrees fahreneheit, (23 degress celsius), the ice figures began melting
within half an hour. the project entitled ‘melting men’ was meant to bring awareness to the
world wildlife fund’s warning, that melting ice could cause sea-levels to rise more than
3.3 ft by 2100.

the men began melting within half an hour

image © reuters

‘melting men’

image courtesy of nele azevedo

a lone melting man

image courtesy of nele azevedo

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