Photographer

Eva

Persson

Helsinki

Finland

 

 

 

Eva Persson  

Born 1969 in Helsingborg, Sweden

Lives in Helsinki, Finland

Speaks Swedish, English and Finnish

 

 

Studies

2009 Fulbright studies at the School at International Center of Photography, New York, USA

2004 Master of fine arts, photography, School of industrial art and design, Helsinki, Finland

2000 Bachelor of fine arts, photography, School of industrial art and design, Helsinki, Finland

1997 Fine art, Nordiska konstskolan i Karleby, Finland

1995 Fine art, Nordvästra Skånes folkhögskola, Sweden

Solo show

2007 Festival Les Boréales, Caen, France

2006 Galleri Magnus Åklundh, Malmö, Sverige

2005 Taidekammari, Alajärvi, Finland

2005 Synart Art Gallery, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2000 Art goes kapakka, Pravda, Helsinki, Finland

Curated shows

2011 Pavlovs dog, Berlin, Germany

2007 APT-gallery, London, England

2007 Museum Ludwig, Koblenz, Germany

2006 ART INTERNATIONAL ZÜRICH2006, Zurich, Switzerland

2006 What's Up North, Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu, Finland

2006 Triestefotografia, Trieste, Italy

2006 Tee or Coffee?, Victor Barsokevitsch Photographic Centre, Kuopio, Finland

2004 Tempo Documentary festival, Stockholm, Sweden

2004 Pressens Bilds stora fotopris

2004, Kontrast gallery, Sweden, Stockholm

2004 Master of Arts, Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

2004 VORY, Puristamo, Helsinki, Finland

2004 VORY, Vapriikki, Tampere, Finland

1999 Room, Into gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Awards and grants

2013 Svenska Kulturfonden, 1-year grant

2008 Fulbright Grant in Photojournalism sponsored by Patricia Seppälä Foundation

2007 Svenska Kulturfonden, 1 year-grant

2006 Swedish Authors' Fund

2006 Arts Council of Finland

2006 FRAME

2005 Svenska Kulturfonden

2005 Finnish Pressphotographers Association

2004 SAL, Finnish Magazine Unions grant

2004 Finalist in Pressens Bilds stora fotopris

2004 Mac/Officeline award

1998 Erasmus travel grant

Permanent installations

2003 Dairy company Valios headquarter, Helsinki, Finland

2000 Counsoling bureau for prostitutes, Helsinki, Finland

Reviews, articles

Vision magazine, Life in Death, 2009.10

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Die Leningrad Cowgirls and Drücker, Catrin Lorch, 2007.31.05

lensculture.com, book review Life in Death, Jim Casper

Le Monde2, portfolio Life in Death, 2006.12.16

Foto8, book review Life in Death, Lauren Heinz, vol 5 no 3 2006

sfoto.se, book review Som filmstjärnor i film om deras liv, Susanne Pagold

ETC, Livet i Döden, ETC 30-år, 2006

Konstvärlden & Disajn, Livet i Döden, Willeam Vendel, 3/2006

Aamu-tv, YLE, interview, 2006.1.17

Sisu Radio, SR, interview, Elina Hiltunen, 2006.01

Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Tjo, vad det var livat i Döden!, Lilith Waltenberg, 2006.1.13

FOTO, Stilla liv i Döden, Ralph Nykvist, 12/2005

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Leben in Kuolema, Christoph Schütte, 2005.7.02

Frankfurter Rundschau, Leben im Tod, plan.F nr. 22, Sandra Danicke 2005.6.02-6.08

Dagens Nyheter, Tre nominerade fotografer, Peter Hermansson, 2004.9.26

Metro Stockholm, Metrokonst, 2004.9.25

Tv-nyheter, YLE, 2004.17.04

Helsingin Sanomat, Kuukausiliite, Elämää Kuolemassa, Ritva-Liisa Snellman, 03/2004

Arttu, Life in Death, Markus Rotkirsch, 02/2004

Hufvudstadsbladet, Rum för eftertanke, Dan Sundell, 1999.3.21

Work experience

Freelance photographer since 1998

Colaborates with various Finnish and international magazines and companies

Jury member for Finnish Press Photos of the Year 2010

Jury member in „24 hours at home in Europe“ photography competition

Jury member for The Visual Culture Awards 2009

Curator for the exhibition Tee or Coffee?

Teaching photography at Västra Nylands College 2004-07

Summer photographer at Helsingin Sanomat 1999 and at Me Naiset magazine 2002

Membership

Member of the Finnish Press Photographer Association since 2006

Member of Finnish Art Photographers since 2005

Member of the Finnish Journalist Union since 2002