“Sweet Motion of the Northern Lights,” a multi-block sculpture at the 2007 World Ice Art Championship in Fairbanks, Alaska (@ Patrick Endres/Getty Images)
- Creative types have been risking their health and sanity for years - all in the name of art.""Is frostbite a necessary evil when chiselling out something like this?
- Normal gallery rules apply when casting your eye over these frozen formations.""Needless to say, don\t touch the art with your tongue
- Every year, thousands of people come to see the work of around 100 sculptors, who create objects weighing up to 20 tons.""Shall we break the ice on this competition?
- Getting to this subarctic northern outpost can be problematic.""Would you hitch a lift with one of these mad motorists?