After my time / Tiden efter min tid

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"In July of 2001 my wife and I had our first, long-wished-for child. Two months later 9/11 struck, and I went from joy to fear. My life as a photojournalist, documenting the hotspots of the world, was changed forever; I did not want my children to grow up without a father.

I restructured my life, wrapped myself around my family, and turned my gaze inwards.
Then I began to feel a need take stock. I began to take a closer look at what kind of world my children were going to grow up in, and what I carried from my childhood that I could pass on to them.

'After my time / Tiden efter min tid' is my journey back in time, back to my childhood, to all the places I have lived and from which I carry memories.
My meeting with the past turned out to be more difficult than I had imagined. It was worth it though. It was a journey back in time to find my own roots; a journey that taught me to look ahead by looking back." (Joachim LADEFOGED)

About the photograpoher Joachim LADEFOGED (*1970):
Joachim Ladefoged has worked as a professional photographer since
1991 and is a member of the international photo agency VII.
Today he works regularly for editorial clients such as The New York Times Magazine, TIME, MARE, and The New Yorker.

Over the years Joachim LADEFOGED has received numerous awards
for his work from institutions such as Visa D’Or, World Press Photo, POYi, Eissie, and Agfa, as well as Picture of the Year in Denmark.
He has been named one of Photo District News’ 30 emerging photographers to watch and he has participated in the Joop Swart Master Class at World Press Photo. Next to his carreer as a photojournalist, he has worked for commercial clients.

In 2000 he published his first book ‘Albanians’ that pictures the turbulent life of the Albanians between 1997 and 1999.
In February 2008 he published his latest monograph 'Mirror' and directed in 2009 the short film 'Mirror' about bodybuilders.
With VII he has contributed to three major book projects: ‘Tsunami’, ‘Forgotten War: Congo’ and ‘VII - questions without answers‘.

Joachim LADEFOGED has exhibited his work in several solo and group exhibitions all over the world and is represented in the collection of the Danish Royal Library.
Joachim LADEFOGED is credited with being one of the driving forces behind the new wave of Danish photojournalism.

Ny bog 'TIDEN EFTER MIN TID' af Joachim Ladefoged, en af Danmarks mest fremtrædende yngre fotografer, der som den første dansker nogensinde har været nomineret til optagelse i den internationale fotografsammenslutning Magnum. Han arbejder i dag for TIME Magazine, Newsweek, The New Yorker m.fl.
Bogen er en personlig og næsten terapeutisk rejse tilbage i tiden - en rejse, der lærer Ladefoged at kikke fremad ved at kikke tilbage." (publisher's note)