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Hundreds of people posed naked on a glacier

August 22 2007

Last Saturday, hundreds of naked people formed a "living sculpture 'on Swiss glacier of Aletsch, posing a New York photographer Spencer Tyuniku. Temperature during recording was about 10 degrees Celsius.

Photoshoot intended to draw attention to the impact of global warming on glaciers in Switzerland, an area where every day is reduced.

The photographer was standing on the stairs, directed nearly 600 volunteers from all over Europe with the help of a megaphone. Several operators filmed standing and lying people from five different points.

According to Greenpeace, which participated in organizing the event, at the present rate of warming, most glaciers will disappear in the country by 2080.

Greenpeace representatives said that their goal - to show a symbolic link between the vulnerability of the melting glacier and the human body.

Alpine glaciers have lost about one-third of the length and half the volume over the past 150 years.

Record number of nude centerfold, both involved in the shooting, was set Tyunikom in May 2007 on the main square of Mexico City. Photographer while posing naked over 18 thousand Mexicans who stand up, lie down and imitated the pose of a human embryo in the womb.

Similar shares Spencer Tyunik also visited Rome, Melbourne, Montreal and Barcelona. He complained that the home can not fully disclose his talent, since the appearance in the nude in public places is considered a crime in the United States. In New York Tyunika arrested five times for such a photo shoot. Reports

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