Jesper Just (born 1974) works with filmic stories imbued with mystery and mel- ancholy. Most of his videos present scenes in which something strange is going on between their male protagonists. He alludes to traditions of European and Amer- ican film to create scenes describing the social intricacies of the contemporary world. The video he showed at the Lofoten exhibition: “No Man is an Island I”, is about ways of connecting with other people. Each scene contains a surprise, the outcome of a daring attempt to reach out to other people, in a moment of communication.
Jesper Just lives and works in Copenhagen.