Swedish Photographer | Born: 1967
Martin Bogren was born 1967 in Sweden and is now based in Malmo. His photographic practice has developed by a personal documentary tradition in the early 90’s – photographing bands and artists. His first book The Cardigans_- Been It was published in 96 after several years touring with the band.
Bogrens work became widely known in the mid 2000`s as the book Ocean was published – which later toured Scandinavia, France, Poland, Italy and USA. The book was shortlisted for Best Photobook in Arles 2009 and resived the honorable prize for the Best Photobook in Sweden the same year. In 2011 Lowlands was exhibited at Fotografiska in Stockholm and published by Max Strom. The same year he was awarded with Coup de Cour at the Recontres Arles review in France. and with the prestigious Scanpix Photography Award in Sweden. Lowlands is put on tour through Scandinavia, France, Ireland, Portugal, India and USA. His work is included in several books/catalogues and has been featured in verious publications including British Journal of Photography and l`Ímages amongst others. Bogrens work is represented in several public and private collections including Bibliothèque du Nationale de France, Oregon Fine Art Museum and Fotografiska in Stockholm. Martins work is widely exhibited and he has published several monographs. Martin joined Galerie VU´ in 2013.