Per-Anders Pettersson

BIOGRAPHY

Swedish born, Per-Anders Pettersson, an award winning photographer – World Press Photo, PDN, POY, NPPA, CARE, CHIPP, Unicef Photo of the Year, American Photography, Commarts. He has exhibited several times at Visa Pour L’mage, Perpignan and at other festivals and galleries around the world. He exhibited ‘Amazon’, a two-person show with Sebastião Salgado, held at Somerset House, London, in November/December 2011 and later in Dublin.

In September 2013 his first book was published. “Rainbow Transit” a look at South Africa in Democracy, published by Dewi Lewis Publishing. He had six exhibitions from August - December 2013, “Rainbow Transit” + “On Assignment”, a look at 25 years of work as a photographer. Four shows in Sweden, one in Copenhagen and one in Paris and several book signings in Scandinavia, Perpignan and Paris Photo. In April-May 2014 “Rainbow Transit will be exhibited both in Cape Town & Johannesburg, South Africa with book signings during the 20th anniversary celebrations of Democracy in the country.