ENGSTRÖM, JH //April 24, 2010 at 09:00 am / ARTISTS [International] An internationally acclaimed Swedish photographer JH Engström was born in 1969. He grew up in Sweden but spent a lot of time in Paris and France during his childhood and adolescence. He was an assistant to photographer Mario Testino 1991 in Paris, and 1993 assisted photographer Anders Petersen in Stockholm.
In 1997 he graduated from the Photography and Film Department at Gothenburg University. The same year he published his first book, Shelter (Bokförlaget DN, 1997).
In 1998 he moves to Brooklyn, New York to work on his project Trying to Dance.
In 2001 Engström returnes to his native region, Värmland to finish the project. The finalized book Trying to Dance (Journal, 2004) was short-listed for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2005. He exhibits continuously internationally and is held in collections both in Europe and the US.
Other published books by Engström are Haunts (Steidl, 2006), CDG/JHE (Steidl, 2008) and From Back Home (together with Anders Petersen, Max Ström, 2009) Wells will be published by Steidl during 2009.
JH Engström is represented by Galerie VU’. Paris, France and by GUN Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Σημαντικός Σουηδός φωτογράφος, βοηθός του Mario Testino και Anders Petersen με πολλές διακρίσεις και εκδόσεις διεθνώς. Το έργο του βρίσκεται σε μουσειακές και ιδιωτικές συλλογές στην Ευρώπη και τις Η.Π.Α.>more images>link