Thursday, May 1, 2008

ARTIST: Ingvar Kenne

Ingvar Kenne studied Photography Bachelor of Arts at the University of Gothenburg between 1988 – 1991. The same year he completed his studies Kenne had a solo show at the Museum of Modern Art in Boras, Sweden.

It was in 1992 Kenne when created his first monograph ON THE SIDE (Tidens Forlag, Sweden). An exhibition also toured over a two year period. He then embarked on several journeys around the globe. The culmination was as around the world trip by motorcycle, resulting in his second monograph CHASING SUMMER (Bird Press 2004). Paul Theroux wrote the foreword.

In 2005 at Cannes Lion Festival, for an inaugural event called New Photographers The Hottest Talent of Tomorrow, Kenne was selected as one of the 31 photographers worldwide, to be exhibited and discussed during a seminar. That exhibition toured Europe and showed in New York.

His work has been exhibited worldwide in countries including England, France Spain, Sweden, Italy and Australia. He has received several fellowship grants from the Arts Council of Sweden.

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