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Some notes about the Call for Submissions

Some notes about the Call for Submissions

As you might know, Moment is again ready to include new members. (If not, see "Call for submissions" posted here on June 1.) If you consider submitting you might find it helpful to read a little more about Moment, what to expect and what we are looking for in new members:
Moment's Insta-raffle

Moment’s Insta-raffle

This summer Moment will have an Insta raffle. Every week one of Moment’s photographers will take charge of @momentagency on Instagram. The image that gets the most likes come Sunday will be printed in high quality and exclusive edition of ONE. This print will be given to one of the people who has liked the...
Call for submissions

Call for submissions

  Moment wishes to expand and is therefore announcing a call for submission to photographers either based in or from Scandinavia Moment søker nye medlemmer Vi ønsker å utvide og utlyser derfor muligheten for å søke medlemskap for fotografer basert i eller med bakgrunn fra Skandinavia. Moment er skandinavias ledende fotografkollektiv. For å styrke kollektivet i fremtiden åpner...
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...
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! 
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Urban Vikings in National Geographic

Urban Vikings in National Geographic

Johan Bävman´s Urban Vikings appear in a recently published story in National Geographic. Just after the romantic Midsummer eve holiday, hundreds of Vikings are gathered in Höllviken, Sweden. Near the affluent residential area in Höllviken, a small but dedicated group of urban vikings are moving in to the viking village, Foteviken. Germans, americans, australians –...
Elin Berge in group show at Sune Jonsson's Center for Documentary Photography

Elin Berge in group show at Sune Jonsson’s Center for Documentary Photography

The exhibition Time’s Slowness and Life’s Swiftness opens at Sune Jonsson Center for documentary photography 14 September at 13 hours. Elin Berge takes part with work from her series Drottninglandet (the Land of Queens). Time’s Slowness and Life’s Swiftnessis an exhibition regarding and featuring cultural-historical photography. These are pictures that have been made, collected, preserved...
Come and find our photographs in Landskrona

Come and find our photographs in Landskrona

If you happen to be at Landskrona Photo Festival this weekend: get a treasure map and go find our Scandinavian Moments photographs at different locations in town. Participating photographers: Elin Berge, Chris Maluszynski, Knut Egil Wang, Johan Bävman, Martin von Krogh, Oddleiv Apneseth, Åsa Sjöström, Pieter ten Hoopen and Eivind H. Natvig. On friday night...
Eivind H. Natvig and his dog featured by Instagram

Eivind H. Natvig and his dog featured by Instagram

Eivind H. Natvig is featured and interviewed by Instagram about life in the arctic. This image of his dog’s tail posted by Instagram have currently received 398.000 likes making Chilli dogs tail and bum world famous. Eivind H. Natvig on instagram: @eivindnatvig Moment Agency on Instagram @momentagency
Åsa Sjöström exhibits at Noorderlicht

Åsa Sjöström exhibits at Noorderlicht

59 Photographers from 29 countries are selected for “An Ocean of Possibibilities” at the Noorderlicht International Photofestival between August 31 and October 26, 2014. Åsa Sjöström exhibits her work Rockabilly at this years festival. “The 21st Noorderlicht International Photo Festival 2014 is inspired by the growing quest for different means to shape our collective future, in a...
Book Release: Southbound by Knut Egil Wang

Book Release: Southbound by Knut Egil Wang

Knut Egil Wang's new book "Southbound" will be released at Landskrona Fotofestival in Sweden. The book is about Norwegians on holiday in warmer countries, commonly referred to as "Syden" in Norwegian... (A closer presentation of the book will be available on this blog soon.) This is a triple book release where Norwegian photographer Sara Skorgan...