This, Promised

2018—2019





What do we do if a theory of landscape necessitates a theory of everything? Accumulating data breeds new specialties, but adds to the fragmentation — while one's relationship with the world is something inherently personal. Landscape is something walked — and every walk is a love poem.

This, Promised was shot in the Norwegian arctic. It focuses on places along the edges of structured land — roads, farms, national borders, the local fishing and mining industry, archeological sites and natural preserves — and covers the municipalities of Sør-Varanger, Vadsø, Vardø, Nesseby and Båtsfjord.