From Now On focuses on themes such as transition and memory and investigates issues like isolation, civilization and nature. Alexander Arnild Peitersens work is a fragmented reflection on the time that have passed, in a panoply of monochrome and color images, captured on multiple camera formats over a period of six years. The work moves in a space of mysticism and poetry and can be read as stories, rituals and attempts to map out the necessities needed to survive as a human being.
“With this book, I try to question the state of the world and my own state in this world. From Now On can be said to offer an indication of how a possible future might emerge just before the apocalypse; We go into the woods and hunt, we are chased and dance wildly on a dance floor, the bed is in flames, the creek freezes, nature rages, almost invisible. The work interacts between these dreamy fictional images and more concrete images of alienation and
Alexander Arnild Peitersen (born 1987 in Denmark) attended Fatamorgana – The Danish School of Art Photography, holds a BA in photography from the Gothenburg Academy of Fine Arts and a Master in Photography from the Glasgow School of Art. A. Peitersen has exhibited in Denmark, Netherlands, Italy, Scotland, Greece, Germany and Poland. From Now On is his first book, published by Disko Bay. You can order the book here.