Posts tagged "Sweden"
Elin Berge's the Land of Queens in Tencent

Elin Berge’s the Land of Queens in Tencent

Tencent, one of the biggest Chinese-language news sites, has published the Land of Queens at their photography exhibition site.
Elin Berge on CNN Photos

Elin Berge on CNN Photos

Elin Berge's Hijabistas story is featured on CNN Photos.
Tedx talk by Elin Berge

Tedx talk by Elin Berge

I’m interested in how women’s bodies so easily become subjects of cultural warfare. Our bodies are simply not neutral, like men's. This is something that I've been thinking about a great deal while working with my projects Veils and Merely Breasts.
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...
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...
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 –...
Martin von Krogh nominated to TT:s Stora Fotopris

Martin von Krogh nominated to TT:s Stora Fotopris

TT:s Stora Fotopris is given to the professional photographer who is considered to have captured Swedish society in the best way, either traditionally or originally.
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...
Elin Berge in new book 3*3 Eksjö, Hjo, Nora

Elin Berge in new book 3*3 Eksjö, Hjo, Nora

Three small cities in Sweden seen by the three photographers Elin Berge, Pieter ten Hoopen and Lars Tunbjörk. The towns Eksjö, Hjo and Nora are characterized by their beautiful wooden houses. But what is there to find behind the facades? The work is published by Journal and can be ordered online through Bokus or Photobookstore....
"Blonde" in Svenska Dagbladet

“Blonde” in Svenska Dagbladet

Elin Berge’s project “Blonde” was published in the Swedish daily newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.
Evening talk about images and reality

Evening talk about images and reality

Elin Berge is part of a series of evening talks about documentary photography apropos of the exhibition Åter till verkligheten (Back to reality) at Västerbottens Museum in Umeå, Sweden. Photographers, art scientists and curators will take part in a dialog with reflections about the angles of approach in the exhibition. On 2nd of December at...
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...
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 essence of Sweden

Midsummer Night, Leksand, Sweden Take all things swedish – put in a large pot. Boil for 364 days under tight lid. Wait for the sun to come out – And serve on Midsummer Night in Leksand, Sweden. -Chris