"The island is a living organism. Something eternally alive. Even in the most impenetrable darkness."
Dennis Gade Kofod
These photographs were captured on the Danish island of Bornholm in the winters of 2020-2021, where Anne Lass resides. With the project, she aims to put more focus on life out of the high season and explore what happens after dark - both inside homes and outside. The works include staged portraits of friends and neighbors, still images of nature and details of towns. The project has a documentary starting point and describes life on Bornholm in our specific time - two winters characterized by pandemic.
The images are also a visual study of artificial light situations, how light and shadows shapes people and nature and what mood the light conveys. Only present light sources have been used throughout. The combination of artificial light and the settings gives the feeling of film-stills with references to Twin Peaks, a series from the nineties which triggered Anne's own imagination about life and people in rural areas.
The narrative is kept very open and invites the viewer to use the works as a projection surface for their own memories and imagination.
Special Edition, limited to 30 copies - each with an A4 limited edition inkjet print signed and numbered by Anne (see image)