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Erik Simander

Biography

Erik Simander

Born in Hortlax, in the north of Sweden in 1989. Recently graduated from Nordens Fotoskola, Photojournalism at Biskops-Arnö.

Currently working as a freelance photographer in Stockholm, Sweden.

Recipient of Award of Excellence, Domestic Picture Story in College Photographer of the year (2014); 1st place in category Domestic Picture Story, Picture of the Year Sweden (2016); Rookie of the Year, Picture of the Year Sweden (2016).

Education:

2010-2011 Photography Course, Viebäck Fotoskola, Sweden

2013-2016 Photojournalism,  The Nordic School of Photography/Nordens Fotoskola, Biskops-Arnö, Sweden,

Awards:


2016 LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards, Emerging Talent

2016 Picture of the Year, Sweden - Domestic Picture Story, Sweden, First Place

2016 Picture of The Year, Sweden - Rookie of the Year

2014 College Photographer of the Year - Domestic Picture Story, Award of Excellence

Work experience:

Photographer, Norrländska Socialdemokraten, jun-aug 2015

Photographer, Dagens Nyheter, aug-dec 2015

Photographer, Bildbyrån, jan-jun 2016

Photographer, Aftonbladet, jun-aug 2016

Photographer, Direktpress, aug-sep 2016

Exhibitions:

Gränsland, Galleri Kontrast, 2015

Höstsalongen, 2015 The Swedish Museum of Photography (Fotografiska), 2015

Årets Bild 2016, Galleri Kontrast, 2016

Publications:

Aftonbladet, Dagens Nyheter, Expressen, Dagens Naeringsliv, Dagens Medicin, Göteborgs-Posten, Direktpress, Norrländska Socialdemokraten, Västerbottenskuriren, KirunaTidningen, Tidningen Offside, Borås Tidning