Det Syngliga – Samtida Svensk Fotografia / The Visible – Contemporary Swedish Photography

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Det Syngliga – Samtida Svensk Fotografia / The Visible – Contemporary Swedish Photography
Bokförlaget Arena
English and Swedish

Softcover
190 pages
210 x 280 mm
2014
ISBN 9789178434190

This richly illustrated double-volume is published to coincide with the exhibition ‘Between Realities: Photography in Sweden 1970-2000’ in Gothenburg. The range of featured photographers, active in Sweden in recent decades, reflects the pivotal trends and changes taking place in the field, and offers a history of photography in the country told through multiple voices and by key figures from the various periods. Using carefully selected examples of work, past exhibitions, historical documents and critical analyses, it provides an exhaustive history of how various ideals, positions and trends have shaped Swedish practice, from artistic to documentary and commercial approaches.

About the Publisher

Arena publishes illustrated professional literature, mainly in photography, art, architecture, cultural history and garden. A high standard characterizes the publishing throughout, with multiple award-winning books with awards such as the Swedish Book Art, the Publishing Prize and the Swedish Design Prize. Arena also publishes books in collaboration with a number of institutions such as the Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg Art Museum, Malmö Art Museum, Artipelag and the Swedish Public Art Association.

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