1999/06/19

Format: Analog photography / Archival
Country: Sweden
Year: 2020


1999/06/19 is a photographic project about ceremony, memory and a specific moment in time. A white wedding dress meets a black suit in a symbiosis of black and white. Both the photograph and the ceremony become essential parts in understanding the meaning of an imprinted historical image of family and marriage. At the same time, an important event as such becomes a great way to study the meaning of photography, the always-present archive and also the way we remember things. By revisiting the pieces and the location from the wedding, I have used these to create a new perspective on my now separated parents’ wedding and the memory of it. From one perspective, a deep personal, almost existential way of viewing what has been, but from another perspective, a normative image of monogamy put into consideration.