A Copenhagener is an 'in process project' where I'm working with the theme of cultural and social norms and their affect on ones identity as a foreigner. In 2013 I moved from a small town called Hveragerði (Iceland) to Copenhagen. From the time I moved, I started to notice cultural differences in ways of thinking and perceiving what is thought as of being normal in a specific context. The social structure was very different in many ways. I started to make mental notes about specific situations I obnserved and those notes were suppose to help me to adabdt to the new society in the most optimal way. I use these mental notes to make photographs of scenes and make different charakters that I play the main role of.

7:26 am. I have noticed that people in Copenhagen have a dog before they have a baby. This looks like the right order: Get an education, buy an apartment, have a dog, have a baby.

8:40 am. People in Copenhagen have sufficient mental resources to look good - also right after having a baby.

10:01 am. It's always socially acceptable to eat hot dogs. It does not matter the time, the place, or the reason.

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