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Book release: Norwegian Journal of Photography #2

Book release: Norwegian Journal of Photography #2

The 2nd volume of Norwegian Journal of Photography (NJP) was released in Oslo last Friday. NJP is an initiative by Fritt Ord in Norway aiming to bring Norwegian documentary photographers closer together and make Norwegian documentary photography reach a wider international audience. Over a two-year period 8 photographers have been working on individual projects. The photographers...
Remembering Lars Tunbjörk - Part 2

Remembering Lars Tunbjörk – Part 2

I live in the north part of Sweden. A fairly small town named Umeå situated about 640 km from the capital. It’s vivid and young. A university town with a lot of self-confidence and a sympathetic atmosphere. I enjoy my life here. I find inspiration to my projects. But every year around November to February,...
Book event in Bergen

Book event in Bergen

If you are in the Bergen area on Thursday: Moment will be presenting the “17. Mai Bergen” book at Bergen Offentlige Bibliotek in Amalies Hage from 8pm. Frode Grytten will be reading, and we are showing pictures and telling about the project. Admission is free. Address: Strømgaten 6, 5015 Bergen, Norway. Welcome! 
Remembering Lars Tunbjörk

Remembering Lars Tunbjörk

The recent passing of Lars Tunbjörk has shaken the photographic community worldwide. Here in Scandinavia, no photographer has been unaffected by Lars’ work. To us at Moment Lars was a personal friend, mentor, inspiration and example of the power of documentary imagery originating in our Scandinavian back yard. We are all very deeply affected by...
Halden Prison for The New York Times Magazine

Halden Prison for The New York Times Magazine

An assignment Knut Egil Wang did for The New York Times Magazine in the Norwegian prison Halden Fengsel was published in the March 29 issue.
Elin Berge exhibits at Centrum För Fotografi

Elin Berge exhibits at Centrum För Fotografi

This Friday is the opening of Elin Berge’s new solo show Drottninglandet/Kungariket (the Land of Queens) at Centrum För Fotografi, Stockholm. It will be shown between 17th of April to 15th of May 2015. At 18 hours Elin Berge will present her work and Frida Hyvönens will play music from Drottninglandet/Kungariket live. There will be...
New book by Moment

New book by Moment

We are thrilled to have received the first copies of our new book “17. mai Bergen”. This is Moment´s second book in 13 months. Text by Frode Grytten, design by Rune Døli. photo by knut egil wang/Moment/institute In 2014 the Norwegian Constitution turned 200 years. It is the oldest European constitution still in use, and...
Book Award for Southbound

Book Award for Southbound

Knut Egil Wang´s Southbound was awarded silver in the in the photo book/art book category of the contest «Årets vakreste Bøker 2015» (most Beautiful Books of the Year 2015) last Thursday night in Oslo, Norway. The Swedish publisher Gösta Flemming/Journal has designed the book with good help from Johan Lindberg.
Kungariket - new monograph by Elin Berge

Kungariket – new monograph by Elin Berge

The 12 of April 2015 Elin Berge released her new monograph Kungariket (the Kingdom), with pictures from Thailand. The book is a follow-up to the previous work Drottninglandet (the Land of Queens, 2009), that was shot in Västerbotten County, north Sweden. The work presents the artistic result of a deep investigation of the marriage migration...
ÅSA SJÖSTRÖM WINS AWARDS IN WORLD PRESS AND POYI

ÅSA SJÖSTRÖM WINS AWARDS IN WORLD PRESS AND POYI

Moment photographer Åsa Sjöström was awarded 2nd prize in Daily life singles, in World Press Photo with the picture of the two boys Arthur and Igor. PHOTO BY ÅSA SJÖSTÖM/MOMENT/INSTITUTE http://www.worldpressphoto.org/awards/2015/daily-life/åsa-sjöström?gallery=2900401 She was earlier awarded a third prize in the portrait category at Poyi.org. http://www.poyi.org/72/08/03.php PHOTO BY ÅSA SJÖSTRÖM/MOMENT/INSTITUTE And that same picture was awarded a...
Givær Evacuated

Givær Evacuated

The Norwegian island Givær was evacuated on Friday due to a hurricane forecast. This is the first time in history Givær is evacuated. Wawes as high as 25 meters are expected. The highest level of the island is eight meters. Read more in Norwegian at an.no and tv2.no. Knut Egil Wang has been documenting everyday life...
Johan Bävman ongoing project Swedish dads are up for view at Institute

Johan Bävman ongoing project Swedish dads are up for view at Institute

No other country provides such generous terms of parental leave as Sweden. The current system allows parents to stay at home with their child during 480 days in total – while receiving an allowance from the State. Out of these 480 days, sixty must be taken by the father or else are lost. Legislation is...
Elin Berge in Kamera&Bild

Elin Berge in Kamera&Bild

Kamera&Bild talks with Elin about her personal projects in an eight pages portrait in their latest issue.
Moment Agency group exhibition at Galleri Kontrast

Moment Agency group exhibition at Galleri Kontrast

Welcome to our group exhibition opening at Galleri Kontrast, Stockholm, January 10th between 12-16. We hope to see you there!
The Smell of Fire

The Smell of Fire

By Eivind H. Natvig Last night I spoke with my wife on the phone and she mentioned the smell of fire. A building next to where she was burned down a few days prior and she could not find peace of mind. Searching electrical outlets for short circuits and going through the place several times...
Åsa Sjöström receives honorable mention in UNICEF Photo of the Year

Åsa Sjöström receives honorable mention in UNICEF Photo of the Year

For the second time Moment photographer Åsa Sjöström has been awarded an honorable mention at Unicef Photo of the Year Award 2014. This year for her work ”Borderland Children”. Thousands of children grow up without their parents in the Moldovan countryside. Some villages have turned into ghost towns and children sing: ”At home in the valley where...
Signed and numbered Frida Hyvönen self-portrait for sale

Signed and numbered Frida Hyvönen self-portrait for sale

I have had the pleasure of working together with the incredibly gifted and inspirational composer/singer Frida Hyvönen in several projects. When I began my self-portrait project that I call Selves, she was one of the first I invited to visit my studio to portray herself, because I could trust that she would do something that...
Eivind's World

Eivind’s World

In times when everyone and their dog seem to have declared photojournalism dead in terms of making a living, it may seem a bit senseless, not to say suicidal,  to devote most of one’s time to managing a collective of photojournalists trying to do just that. It involves posing oneself (and answering your wife) the...
Elin Berge in group exhibition VODA - Us and them

Elin Berge in group exhibition VODA – Us and them

VODA – Us and them- is a documentary photography project by Elin Berge, David Dahlberg, Alexandra Ellis, Malin Grönborg, Johan Gunséus, Sara Lindquist, Linda Thompson and Lars Öberg. This work is part of Umeå2014. Us and Them shakes up ingrained notions about who sees, and who is seen. By inviting others to participate in the...
The chase for that special first frame

The chase for that special first frame

New camera. Nothing to it, however, a thought came to mind. First exposure could be something special. Out of the ordinary. Not just another push of the button. A camera is a vessel for light. Through the glass, sensors or film we use, an unbelievable amount of lights pass. Some of it registers and is...
Moment in exhibition Insights by Institute

Moment in exhibition Insights by Institute

Several Moment photographers are participating in the new show entitled INSIGHTS by theprintspace and INSTITUTE, featuring the works of a selection of INSTITUTE artists. This exhibition marks the first group exhibition by INSTITUTE, which celebrated its fifth anniversary this past September. INSIGHTS will be curated by Anna-Maria Pfab, and produced by Matt Shonfeld (Executive Director, INSTITUTE),...
Moment exhibit at the Photofair in Stockholm

Moment exhibit at the Photofair in Stockholm

Moment proudly welcome you to visit our common exhibition at the Photofair in Stockholm this weekend, 21-23 November. We show a large selection of our photographer’s work. Take the chance to listen to some of our photographers at stage 3 every day throughout the fair:  Friday, November 21, 12:45 to 13:30, lecture with Martin von Krogh...
Observations from Grand Palais

Observations from Grand Palais

Last time I visited Paris Photo was ten years ago. The yearly art photo fair was then held in the basement of The Louvre. The past weekend I had the chance to once again venture to the old capital of photography and the new Wall Street of the art photo world. The fair itself is...
Eivind H Natvig's exhibition opening this saturday

Eivind H Natvig’s exhibition opening this saturday

From this Saturday at 2pm you can find “Come, for all is now ready” at the ground floor of  Perspektivet Museum in Tromsø.  There will be music, speeches and fancy guests including the parish priest Anders Rosland (seen in picture) and the minister of culture Thorhild Widvey. I will speak about my work at Polar Fokus Thursday from...
ELIN BERGE ILLUSTRATES NEW BOOK

ELIN BERGE ILLUSTRATES NEW BOOK

When the brilliant comedians/actors/authors Sven Björklund and Olof Wretling from the humor collective Klungan (and national radio show “Mammas nya kille” and TV show “Ingen bor i skogen”) contacted me for an assignment I immediately said yes. Everything they do is genius. They had this idea that they would travel around the large and beautiful...