People Watching

 

 

Preben Roar

27, poet/writer

Roar’s favourite colour is brown – he believes this is due to his lifelong curiosity with big, brown working horses. He writes poetry and is currently working on his first novel.

 

 

 

Camilla Gadsen

34, yoga teacher

Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Gadsen was invited to Copenhagen in spring 2010 and kept returning until she decided to stay. She is currently training some of her students to participate in the Nordic Yoga Championships.

Shirt by Ganni

 

 

Christian Gade

32, actor

An Århus Theatre School alumnus, Gade recently performed in the Copenhagen premier of his
self-written monologue about his father’s fight with cancer. You can see him in the Lars Von Trier film Nymphomaniac as The Jaguar, as well as in his autobiographical documentary called Looking for Me (available on YouTube).

Shirt by David Andersen

 

 

Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm

36, furniture designer

Liljenberg Halstrøm graduated in 2007 from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design. With functionality playing a huge part in her work, she designs commercial products, such as the Georg collection for Trip Trap, and arranges and exhibits at experimental-design shows.

Glasses by Fleye

 

 

 

Danica Curcic

28, actress

After graduating from the Danish National School of Theatre in 2012, Curcic was immediately cast in the title role of the Royal Danish Theatre’s production of Lulu. She has appeared in the television series The Bridge and Wallander and has two films coming out in 2014.

Jacket by RosaBryndis, leather trousers by David Andersen

 

 

Eric Therner

31, designer

The owner of his own company, Therner refuses to have his work defined as relating to just one area of design – so far his output has varied between furniture, fashion, transportation and accessories. Look out for his Diamond Lights.

 

 

 

Ida Marie Ellekilde

38, set and costume designer

Ellekilde’s immersion in the theatre world includes her role in the art collective Sort Samvittighed, which is currently putting together a new show about the Danish poet and author Tove Ditlevsen.

Blouse by RosaBryndis

 

 

Morten Søkilde

39, poet

Søkilde made his mark on the poetry scene in 2007 with the double release of his works Pan – en fable and Landscapes, for which he received the Klaus Rifbjerg Debutant Prize. He regularly appears on the popular DR TV comedy talk show The 11th Hour.

Shirt by RosaBryndis

 

 

Brian Kessy

30, architect

A graduate of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Kessy is currently collaborating with a Danish architectural firm to develop an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable apartment building in Ørestad, Copenhagen.

 

Credits:

Photography by Erika Svensson

Stylist: Suzi Lindell