– Ephemeral and Fragile.
The collecting and exhibitioning of Tracks I.
collecting tracks on canvas from the pedestrians and other
passing traffic in different habitats in
process is frozen in time and preserved in photos and video.
Behind lies the quest for the understanding of the many
arrivals and farewells of our existence - and the eternal
question of what is left behind.
canvas is cut and altered, and by preserving and exhibiting
it with the photos in warped forms, it is in a strange way
transformed into a token – or a fetish – and stays
closely related to the moment, it was created. A moment that
otherwise would be drowned like tears in rain.
collecting of tracks is chosen because of the inner beauty
of the concept.
care of your tracks – they might even follow you.
A project of disapparence. The project describes
transience and the search for reality behind the remains of
human activity. The tracks in this series are left on the
canvas by being part of the living process it describes. The
canvas is thin and worn by wear. Aften having been placed on
the floor of several chosen positions in my home habitat,
Slagelse, it is collected and cut into streamers 25 cm. wide.
The process is documented in photoes and sometimes
in video. The documenting material is placed behind the
streamers which working as a sort of curtain, which can be
moved by the wind. The process both focus on the chosen
places with its activity and at the same time on the
trancience documented in the play between the canvass and
The inspiration of the project is the feeling of loss and
the search for what has disappeared. The same feeling that
is so brilliantly documented in the extracts of poems by
Robert Browning (A Toccata of Galuppi’s,1855) and
Georgis Seferis ( The King of Asine, 1936) placed above.
The chosen places are: meant to reach important aspects
of modern human life.
This part of the project was finished in 2012,
This part of the project has the same goal as Tracks I,
to search for the reality behind remains of human activity.
The tracks are collected and brought to exhibition in a more