The Collection

The Future Memory Collection invites young Greenlandic people living in Denmark or Greenland to collaboratively explore and experiment with perceptions of history, memory, contemporary culture and future imaginations. The project playfully explores one leading question: What do you want to be remembered by? 

Participants are asked to think about key artefacts from their everyday life that they believe are worth preserving for future generations. This website functions as the digital archive and virtual exhibition space of the contributed objects and their stories and makes the collection available to a broader public. 

Down below you can find all the objects and stories collected in Greenland and Denmark. The stories are written in a collaborative process and are either translated by the participants themselves or by a professional translator. 

New contributions will be added to the website regularly.

The Future Memory Collection-imik suliaqartut kalaallit inuusuttut Danmarkimi aammalu Kalaallit Nunaanni najugaqartut suleqatiginissaannut qaaqquvaat. Tassami oqaluttuarisaanermi, eqqaamasaqarnermi, nalitsinni piorsarsimassusermik aammalu siunissaq pillugu takorluukkanik ilisimasanillu misileraanissanik suliaqarusukkatta. Qiimasumik ammasumillu apeqqut pingaarneq misissoqqissaarneqartoq tassaavoq: Qanoq eqqaamaneqarusuppit? 

Peqataasut qinnuigineqassapput atortut ulluinnarni atortorisartakkatik suut pingaarutillit siunissamilu inunnit atortorineqartuartussatut piukkussatik eqqarsaatigeqqullugit. Una nittartagaq digitalimik allagaasivittut aammalu qarasaasiakkut atortunik aalajangersimasunik saqqummersitsivittut atorpoq aammalu kikkunnit tamanit iserfigineqarsinnaalluni. 

Ataani atortut oqaluttuallu Kalaallit Nunaanni Danmarkimilu katersorneqarsimasut nassaarisinnaavatit. Oqaluttuat suleqatigiinnikkut allanneqarsimapput, peqataasunit nutserneqanikuupput imaluunniit nutserisartunit nutserneqarsimapput. Atortut oqaluttuallu nutaat pilersinneqartut ingerlaavartumik nittartakkamut ikussunneqartassapput.

The Future Memory Collection inviterer unge grønlændere, der bor i Danmark eller Grønland, til i samarbejde at udforske og eksperimentere med opfattelser af historie, hukommelse, nutidskultur og fremtidige forestillinger. Projektet udforsker legende dette ledende spørgsmål: Hvordan vil du gerne huskes?

Deltagerne bliver bedt om at tænke over hvilke nøglegenstande fra deres hverdag, som de mener er værd at bevare for fremtidige generationer. Denne hjemmeside fungerer som det digitale arkiv og virtuelle udstillingsrum for de udvalgte genstande og deres historier og gør samtidig samlingen offentligt tilgængelig.

Nedenunder finder du alle de genstande og historier, der er indsamlet i Grønland og Danmark. Historierne er skrevet i en samarbejdsproces og er oversat af enten deltagerne selv eller af en professional oversætter. Nye bidrag vil blive tilgængelige på hjemmesiden løbende.

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