Amanger Strand is the largest artificial beach in Copenhagen. Built in 1934, today it is a landscape that retains its natural essence, despite the impact it has received by the hand of man. The series reflects the intimate relation between the urban furniture and the remodelled coast. With a puritan aesthetic, the images introduce a beach devoid of context, but one where the simplicity in the composition allows objects to explain, by their functionality, the presence of people. All the natural elements appear saturated: the yellow reeds of the dunes, the grass or seaweed of the ocean—while pastel colors cover the facilities and they blur as long as the fog whitens the scene. This way, the urban furniture and the gardening engage in dialogue with the space, and harmony is created thanks to the little contrast and diffused lighting.
Text: Borja Akcarria Borrás
Copenhagen I Denmark I 2014