I will remember 2020 as a year of coming back to my roots. In every possible way. After 4 years in Italy, I returned to Denmark. Not according to plan. But what an unexpected gift it has been. Revisiting everything from a fresh point of view. While the world was in meltdown, I steadily […]Read more "Dear New Year"
Nothing wakes you up like love. Love is law. An awakening to what’s natural. It took one gaze for me. I knew: he is in my life now. Instantly I melted into reality. Expanded. We were at a gallery. He came at me like light. Playful at first. Raw and real. I lost sight for a moment. There […]Read more "Love at first sight"
Since I can remember, I have had a strong desire to expand my awareness and move myself into the unknown. Art has played a major role in this proces of self discovery. Certain artistic experiences, that I have either been a part of or a spectator of, has lead me into completely new territory. Living […]Read more "Dancing and moving images"
It’s humbling to feel a rope between your hands, when you are connecting with another human being. It opens up the door to an existential dimension and it requires attentiveness and trust to deal with it. It’s like holding onto a piece of life that changes with every little movement you make. As if it […]Read more "That intimate bond between us"
The first thing I noticed about Irene Meniconi was the caring way in which she touched her paintings. She was exhibiting at a modern gallery in Florence, when I met her. One of her motives was a blue eyed butterfly that had long laces draped as extended wings under the canvas – like a classical […]Read more "Half a Butterfly"
As a filmmaker I get an immense joy out of the simply act of observation. To explore another visual art form such as painting with my camera only adds to the pleasure, and there is an additional double up on the thrill factor when I’m looking at somebody else who is looking at something which is important to […]Read more "Looking back Painting by Painting…"