The images of Northern Silence were taken over a period of 25 years, 1987–2012. It was not until recently that I was able to deal with the material.
I spent 10 years traveling to the northern parts of Sweden, Finland, Siberia and Norway. There in the far north, when the night reveals everything.
A project that started in 1995 and still ongoing - regarding an ocean that touches so many cultures and countries.
I began my professional career by portraying writers and artists. I always have, I always will.
In the 12-year project SΩMA, I illuminated the pain, sadness, and happiness of life. About the pain of desire – portraits in their absolute nakedness.
Voices from the Holocaust. Bernt Hermele interviewed 130 survivors from 24 countries. I portrayed them all. It became a book and an ongoing podcast.