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Jens Olof Lasthein

Místo narození: 
Výstavy v G4 a další výstavy: 
Moments in between

Born in Sweden in 1964, grew up in Denmark. After highschool working as a shipyard worker and a busdriver. Travels in Asia and Eastern Europe. Educated 1989-1992 at the Nordic Photo School in Stockholm, Sweden. Since then freelance photographer, living in Stockholm, working primarily with reportages and portraits for magazines and newspapers as well as self initiated projects. Represented by Silver Picture Agency, Stockholm. Occasionally working as lecturer and workshop leader at photo schools in Stockholm, Copenhagen and Minsk.

Major projects: Moments in between 1994-99 photographing before, during and after the wars in former Yugoslavia, an attempt to understand life in the shadow of war.

White Sea, Black Sea 2001-2007 travels along the eastern border of the european union, from Arkhangelsk in the north to Odessa in the south, exploring the transition of the borderland between eastern and western Europe

Solo-exhibitions (selected): Samostatné výstavy (výběr):

May 2009: Gallery of photography, Dublin, Ireland

Apr-May 2009: The Photo Festival Image Singulières, Sète, France

Mar 2009 - Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Denmark

               - Gomel Picture Gallery im.Vasjenko, Belarus

oct 2008 - jan 2009 - Perspektivet Museum, Tromsø, Norway

nov 2008: Angkor Photography Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia

oct-dec 2008 - Polotsk ARt Gallery, Polotsk, Belarus

sep 2008 - China Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

may-aug 2008 - The Museum of Work, Norrköping, Sweden

may 2008 - Mir Foto Gallery, Minsk, Belarus

may-june 2008 - The Museum of Photography, Jeju Island, South Korea

mar-may 2008 - The Culture Center of Stockholm, Sweden

mar-apr 2008 - The Museum of Photography, Seoul Island, South Korea

mar-apr 2006 - Fotoforum, Innsbruck, Austria

nov-dec 2005 - Fotoforum, Bolzano, Italy

nov 2005 - Tempo Documentary Festival, Zita, Stockholm, Sweden

Grants and prizes:

2009 - Swedish authors fund

2008 - The Museum of Work Prize for documentary photography

2008 - Shorlisted for the European Central bank annual photography award

2005, 2006 - Swedisch Arts grants committee

2002, 2003 - Swedish authors fund

2001: ETC Photo Award

1997 - Swedish Authors Fund

1993 - Swedish Arts Grants Committee