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The photo exhibition is now on Fanø, from July 2015 to August 2015.

A scarf project together with Katrine May Hansen.
We had a great review in danish newspaper Politiken:
“Tørklæder er den største kunst på Rådhuspladsen”. Read it here.


A Scarf project on Town Hall SquareThe photo exhibition explores the cultural and historical relationship of head scarves from the Danish island Fanø and the Indonesian island Java.
Indonesian women are here wearing the traditional Fanø headscarf and a danish woman is wearing a variety of headscarves the way the indonesian women would wear them. Indonesia is the largest muslim country in the world, and most women here cover their hair with the Hijab. In Denmark women also have carried scarfs back in history.

We were wondering – what’s the difference?
And what happens when we switch?
We did.

 
Project with Katrine May Hansen
Idea: Katrine May Hansen katrinemayhansen.dk
Photos: Dot Severine Nielsen
Technical post production: Jesper Edvardsen contineo.dk

We are considering making the photos available for purchase. Drop me an email if you are interested: dotseverine@gmail.com

The photos exhibition is on show:
April 2013-April 2014 in Copenhagen:
April to October 2013 on Vester Voldgade by Copenhagen Town hall square, and from October 2013 to April 2014 on Halmtorvet.
November 2014 to June 2015 in Vollsmose, Odense.
July-August 2015 on the island of Fanø, Fanø Art Museum.

Later it will go on tour to Indonesia and Malaysia.