Posts tagged "Scandinavian Moments"
Summer sale - Scandinavian Moments postcard book

Summer sale – Scandinavian Moments postcard book

Summer is coming and Moment want to encourage all of you to stay in touch - the handwritten way - with a sale of our postcard book Scandinavian Moments.
EPEA03 opens in Hamburg

EPEA03 opens in Hamburg

.On Thursday the first of March the exhibition EPEA03, Shifting Boundaries will open at Deichtorhallen, Haus der Photographie in Hamburg featuring Eivind H. Natvig's project ' Today I am a human’ and Marie Hald's ‘The Girls from Malawa’.
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...
Scandinavian Moments at Landskrona Photo Festival

Scandinavian Moments at Landskrona Photo Festival

Moment’s group project “Scandinavian Moments” will be shown at the Landskrona Photo Festival opening August 22. Large format prints, printed on metal and framed in oak to withstand weather, will be exhibited outdoors throughout the city. Different and quirky locations have been chosen for each image, and visitors will be provided with a “treasure map”...
MOMENT’s Constitution Day project

MOMENT’s Constitution Day project

Shopping for tents, setting up the the studio, rigging video and fine tuning the schedule is in full swing. Tomorrow is D-day for MOMENT’s Constitution Day project in Bergen, Norway. We will be posting live updates on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter throughout the day tomorrow, so stay tuned to #momentagency. So while Bergen is one...
Release of our postcard book Scandinavian Moments

Release of our postcard book Scandinavian Moments

Some of you probably started following our blog when we went out on our collective interrail trip to explore Scandinavia, in June 2012. Today the physical result is finally here and we promise it has been worth waiting for. 8 postcard books – 72 photos
 by Moment photographers. Scandinavia in a new perspective. Text by...
Skodvin is counting down the days to Christmas

Skodvin is counting down the days to Christmas

Helge Skodvin has been counting down the days to Christmas by publishing a yuletide image every day in December on Facebook. - I love everything that is inflatebale, so driving around looking for these kind of images is just good fun, he says. Follow the countdown on Moment’s Facebook. Photo by Helge Skodvin/MOMENT Photo by Helge...
Trading places with Edvard Munch

Trading places with Edvard Munch

It is hard to describe the surreal feeling it is, watching the images of Edvard Munch being removed from the walls. Your own images scattered across the room to get the correct sequence and replace this great master. The morning of November 8th these events were unfolding in Trondheim Art Museum, on the day before...
New Story: Spare Time by Knut Egil Wang

New Story: Spare Time by Knut Egil Wang

Knut Egil Wang´s theme within Moment Agency´s group project Scandinavian Moments was Spare Time. Statistically, Norway has more spare time than any other European country while the neighboring country Sweden is more like average. Was there any differences or similarities? Hard to tell, as most people seemed to be working. However, here is a few...
"Blonde" in Svenska Dagbladet

“Blonde” in Svenska Dagbladet

Elin Berge’s project “Blonde” was published in the Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.
Moment at Trondheim Dokumentarfestival

Moment at Trondheim Dokumentarfestival

Moment was invited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the agency at Trondheim Dokumentarfestival (NO). As a part of the program, new Moment member Helge Skodvin presented his project about the legendaric car Volvo 240. He was also interviewed on NRK 1 (the national broadcasting radio), and the interview can be found here (NB only...
Merging Moment Sites

Merging Moment Sites

Our sites This Moment and Scandinavian Moments are merging. This will be the new site for announcements, and also for past and present updates on Scandinavian Moments. Read more about the status of Scandinavian Moments in a recent post here, and check back for updates as the project is still evolving.
Our Scandinavia

Our Scandinavia

Picking bunny food. Photo by Chris Maluszynski/Moment The bright summer is long gone and now we are mentally preparing for the long and dark winter. – A perfect time to nurture the memories of our common summer project Scandinavian Moments. It turned out that traveling through Scandinavia by train was not the easiest. Some of...
Summer night in Värmland

Summer night in Värmland

Britt and Lillboris

Britt and Lillboris

One rainy afternoon  a while ago my family and I was heading down to the tiny harbour in small-town Vikarbyn, Dalarna. My son wanted to go fishing but the heavy rain stopped his dreams of catching his first fish. Before we left the harbor we saw this beautiful blue camper van, a 1965 Waterbird, that...
The academic look

The academic look

  “At work, it has happen that other women have seen me as a threat. You know, young, thin, blonde… Maybe it’s special to work within the academics? I teach literature. It’s like you have to prove that you’re not the blonde stereotype. Prove that intelligence and rationality goes together with the looks.” Louise, 33...
Turtagrø

Turtagrø

Another Oslo Moment

Another Oslo Moment

Are ostrich settling down in Sweden?

Are ostrich settling down in Sweden?

I meet Tina with her husband and 3 children on a walkabout with my  camera, ear on alert to, in Göteborg, Sweden. They have jobs, cars and a party tent to live in. There is no party going on thou. There is homelessness and the result of Sweden´s hard core politics towards poverty and people...
The desert in Denmark

The desert in Denmark

Råbjerg Mile is a migratory sand dunes between Skagen and Fredrikshavn in North Jutland in Denmark. The sand dunes walk about 15 to 20 meters a year and is the largest of its kind in Scandinavia. It covers an area of about 1 square kilometer. Since 1900 it has moved to 1500 meters, which means...
Bosnia, here I come

Bosnia, here I come

For more than ten years I have gotten to know and photographed refugees in Sweden. Alisa is one of them. She was born in Bosnia Herzegovina with her roots in the roma culture. This is her story in short. She was married of  at the age of 14 to a man from another part of Yugoslavia, Kosovo. When the Balkan war...
Some traces from Marilyn and other commercial icons

Some traces from Marilyn and other commercial icons

The leading blonde of all times must of course be Marilyn Monroe. When mousy Norma Jean was transformed into platinum blonde sex goddess Marilyn, an unbelievably successful product was created. She was the perfect dream for all American men returning from the 1945 war, meeting women with new confidence and independence. In their absence women...
Mild color – gentle person?

Mild color – gentle person?

“I think others interpret you as a little more gentle if you’re a blonde. It’s a mild color. Dark hair is harsh.”
Brännboll

Brännboll

Tina Carlsson, Värmland, Sweden. Knut Egil.
Pilot glasses and the recollection of time

Pilot glasses and the recollection of time

I met Annikken and Laila at the same day in different parts of Oslo. At that point I never thought that the pictures would have anything in common. At least not until I put them together. Suddenly they started speaking to each other. It was as if the pilot glasses, those very material things, told...