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The act of making images is in itself a way of living life for Danish artist Lotte Fløe Christensen. The camera and the act of constructing and making an image is an essential approach to the world in search of an understanding of her place in it. She works as a visual philosopher with photography and nature to construct images that explore existential issues. She enters the landscape using herself as a measuring tool, gently pulls plants through paper to isolate them from their natural environment, or brings back parts of nature to her outdoor studio to build fragile constructions. In line with the tradition of representing landscape in art history, in her work, nature acts as a projection screen for inner human dilemmas.
Lotte Fløe Christensen, born in 1979 in the Danish countryside, is a visual artist now based in Copenhagen, Denmark. She holds an MFA in Photography from Valand Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden and a BA in Fine Art Photography from the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland. Her work deals with the relation between the human mind and the natural surroundings. It has been shown in various countries, including Denmark, Sweden, France, Austria, Slovenia, Canada, the USA, China and South Korea. She has received work grants from the Eric Ericsson Foundation and the Danish Arts Foundation, and is also represented in this collection.