It is said that spending time in nature makes it easy, almost unavoidable, to seize the moment. My new work started with this realization. Hiding and imitating have long been present my photographic practice. Yet the ongoing work emphasizes merging and losing the borders both in oneself but also those between landscape and portrait photography.

It is amazing how well certain Eastern mindfulness techniques, such as yoga and meditating, resonate in our busy Western lives. Patience, grace, balance and letting go are the new yet ancient mantras, which seem like clichés until the rare moments when we truly live them up. The work in progress started with experiences I had while practicing meditation. A strong bodily sensation suggested blending in and becoming one with my surroundings, as if expanding outside or having the landscape grow into me.

All the works are pigment prints on aluminium. Edition 7 + 2 a.p.

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