Katrín Elvarsdóttir Human;Nature
In connection with Copenhagen Photo Festival,
Human;Nature at Martin Asbæk Gallery Copenhagen.
May 19 – 7 June, 2017
In the exhibition Human;Nature Martin Asbæk Gallery focuses on nature seen through the photographic medium. On view are works that reflect the artistic look on nature as well as the artist’s interpretation of it in relation to the human mind.
After mankind nature has through history been the most important inspiration to artists. Our relationship to nature can be interpreted in many ways and nature as a phenomenon itself is almost as complex as the concept of art. Man in nature and nature in man are colliding and moves the beholder out into a deep sea of emotions; happy, sad, dark, angry and romantic. Nature and man’s relation to it is of high relevance in today’s society. We have developed a society with such a strong attachment to technology that we have yet to understand fully how our own capacities can be enhanced by the power of nature. We pace forward in full speed, and life in the city distances us more and more from nature. We often forget to look out for the earth and nature that are making it possible for us to lead the life we do. In this group show you are however able to experience nature through the artist’s’ incredible interpretations hereof and dream yourself away from the tolls of everyday life and the huzzle and buzzle of the city.
Artists: Trine Søndergaard (DK), Astrid Kruse Jensen (DK), Nicolai Howalt (DK), Elina Brotherus (FI), Ebbe Stub Wittrup (DK), Adam Jeppesen (DK), Helen Sear (UK), Katrin Elvarsdottir (IS), Hervé Saint Helier (FR).