I merge photos from i.g. social media, sports and news with visuals from classical art and explore how cultural narratives are constructed and unfolded over time.
The past may be dead, but history is alive and it is constructed in the present.
"If we see ourselves from a historical perspective, we get the chance to see ourselves from a different perspective"
Article by Jeffrey Scott Stratton.
From the series ”Seven Acts of Mercy”.
The people in the front are merged from an oil painting by Michael Sweerts from 1649, called “Clothing the Naked”.
In my picture apparently something else is going on.
A kind of undressing. An act of emancipation.
Archival pigment print, 40x40 cm.
Solo show "Ordinary People"
Group show "Kunstnernes Påskeudstilling"
March - April, 2021
Group show "Between Invisible Layers"
August - October, 2020