The photographic project VEIL exposes that which is hidden, yet inevitably part of all life. By entering the enclosed spaces of morgues that deal with death every day, their peculiarity is embraced.

Taking Michel Foucault’s Heterotopia as a starting point, VEIL deconstructs the strange characteristics of morgues. What is exposed is an almost phenomenal balance between tangible and intangible, and one might ask what occurs when something with such sensitivity and deviation from the world arises to the surface?

A photographic study on morgues in Denmark, this project has resulted in a larger series of images taken around different hospitals. The project includes a careful selection of rooms, each with their own function within the hospital, photographed with a medium format camera and on film. At last, after a specific selection and editing, the project was finalized as a photobook within a handmade slipcase.
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