Jantzen, Larsen, Jakobsen, Caspersen, Kristoffersen

Getaway is a photobook that plays out in a parallel universe a little closer to the sun. The Canary Islands – almost exclusively a holiday destination for more than 3 million western tourists a year – is the backdrop of this performance. Five Danish photographers have been on a photographic expedition to this lost and blazing world and the book is a collection of images they brought back with them.

Getaway is about a place where we enjoy, dream, escape, recover and confront the absence of everyday life. That temporary reality we call vacation.

Ulrik Jantzen, Kasper Witte Larsen, Emil Jakobsen, Simon Caspersen and Kasper Kristoffersen are daily colleagues in the photo agency Büro Jantzen. The bureau was founded by Ulrik Jantzen, who graduated from the School of Journalism in Denmark, and who, over the past 15 years, has made his mark on the photographic scene in Denmark. The bureau has exhibited at galleries and museums in Denmark and abroad, won a number of photographic awards and published several photobooks.

  • Softcover
  • ISBN 978-87-970520-4-4
  • 16.5 x 24.5 cm
  • 80 color photographs
  • 144 pages
  • Preface in Danish
  • Published September 2019

Limited edition of 500

Printed in Denmark by Narayana Press

Politiken September 2019 (DK, Danish)
Kulturkapellet October 2019 (DK, Danish)