Santa Claus Land

11 images Created 23 Nov 2016

Santa Claus is a simulacrum, a copy without origin. In the 80's all the Nordic countries and Greenland wanted to claim Santa as their own. It is a true Christmas miracle that Santa is now usually considered Finnish. City of Rovaniemi is the hot spot for Finnish Santa Claus industry. The Christmas Village in Arctic Circle has three competing Santa's. Personal project with journalist Sara Vainio.
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