Familjen 01

In 2004-2005 I set about documenting my extended family as a way to get a grasp of the people involved, and as a way to capture if not the network, then at least the nodes, to be sorted out later.

Seldom do photographies tell so little of a story as in portraits where the viewer has background knowledge of those photographed.

The backgrounds are blankets found at the homes of the subjects, often with a inverted pattern on the reverse side, and it offers a clue to the relationships of the subjects.