“The Wave” by Vertigo is back. Frost 18 opened this weekend. Once again “the Wave” is a highlight of the Copenhagen Frost Festival. Last year, this 80-meter-long and 4-meter in hight installation by Vertigo on Ofelia Plads got massive international attention, and this year is no exception and is already well-visited. Continue reading ““The Wave” is back in Copenhagen”
Instagram continually shapes my mental landscape of the city. I blog and Instagram as @Copenhagen_er on my pursue to capture my city experience. @Copenhagen_er is me Ditte Maria Sørensen; It is my digital footprint, my online persona.
Copenhagen ranks as one of the top bike-friendly cities in the world. How Copenhageners daily commute by bike mesmerizes people around the globe. Urban planners visit Copenhagen to see first-hand how the Copenhagen municipality and city developers seek to develop a bike-friendly environment. Continue reading “Copenhagen a bike-friendely city”
We all have a private geography or a topography over areas or sites that are significant for our self-understanding. Where we were born, where we grow up, where we had our first kiss or places we have traveled to and lastly our home. Our private geography is where we often have our day to day life. Continue reading “Copenhagen My Private Geography”
It’s Copenhagen´s 850th birthday, and this calls for a big celebration. The Golden Days festival is this year hosting a birthday party for my dear city and invites everyone to join the festivity from the 2 – 17th of September.
Denmark’s largest exhibition on Street photography at Øsknehallen. The exhibition “Street Photography 1917-2017 – A Tribute to Everyday Life” displays the range of street photography from both national and international artist. Continue reading “Øksnehallen a Photo story”
Sometimes life treats you with little surprises, and I must say last week was one of them! One of my Instagram Photos made it into a mini-exhibition hold in the Bookstore of DAC – The Danish Architecture Centre. Continue reading “My Photo Featured at DAC – Danish Architecture Centre”
Being on Instagram has given me some new perspectives on the city I dear so much, Copenhagen. While I am in love with the old Copenhagen, it seems that when it comes to photographically capturing the city, I have a fondness for contemporary buildings. With its clean lines and simplicity, I must say, it does do well in pictures.
The Danish bicycle culture is something that for a Dane often is taken for granted. But with an experience of living abroad, I began to appreciate the city planners of Denmark. When the bike was introduced, it was considered only a means of transport. This perception changed in many countries when the car came along, but not in Denmark. For Danes, the bike was still perceived as a primary form of transportation. Continue reading “Copenhagenize – a Way of Living”
The little speciality shop Nu in Jægersborggade is a refreshing little shop. Its bare interior beams of bustling Berlin. In some way the location and the rustic deco is a perfect fit for Nu. The Street has in recent years undergone major changes. A huge part of the process of shaping the street into what it is today is Nu and other little speciality shops and cosy Cafes that’s popped up.