Some month ago I came across a photographic book titled Anders Petersen (Thames & Hudson, 2013) on a shelf in Foyles bookshop here in London. The heart-warming but also eerie photograph on the front cover was the reason the book had caught my eye: the over awake man sitting in his chair, eyes wide open, holding his dog, and the dog’s eyes also wide open: the symmetry in expression between the two and also the warmth and companionship. Read more

Not for no Reason, the introduction to Robert Frank’s social masterpiece The Americans (first edition 1958 by Robert Delpire)—is written by Jack Kerouac. Kerouac having written with his heart about the lives of americans; having given a restless voice to their dreams and aspirations—embodies in many ways the photographic style of Robert Frank: the broad strokes, the richness in content, the focus on stories from all walks of life. Read more

Happy to announce that there is a new exhibition of my current photographic work, with focus on my street photography, coming the 7th of March at the Showcase gallery in Farringdon, London. Here is a picture of our ‘gallery front’: This will be a joint exhibition together with my friend and street photographer Lari Teleranta. Read more