Call for Entries - All About Photo Awards 2020

Joakim Eskildsen

Country: Denmark | Born: 1971
Joakim Eskildsen was born in Copenhagen in 1971 where he trained with Royal Court photographer, Mrs. Rigmor Mydtskov. In 1994, he moved to Finland to learn the craft of photographic book making with Jyrki Parantainen and Pentti Sammallahti at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki, graduating with an MA degree in photography in 1998. He often collaborates on projects with writer Cia Rinne, and his publications include Nordic Signs (1995), Blue-tide (1997), iChickenMoon (1999), which was awarded Best Foreign Title of 2000 in the Photo-Eye Books & Prints Annual Awards, the portfolio al-Madina (2002), which was made in collaboration with Kristoffer Albrecht and Pentti Sammallahti, and the book The Roma Journeys (Steidl 2007), which a.o. has been awarded with the Amilcare Ponchielli Award in 2008, Deutscher Fotobuchpreis (Gold) 2009, the Otto Pankok Promotion Prize, and the David Octavius Hill-medal awarded by Deutsche Fotografsche Akademie in 2009. Joakim lives and works in Berlin.

Source: www.joakimeskildsen.com



Joakim Eskildsen (born 1971 in Copenhagen) is a Danish art photographer. Eskildsen was a pupil of Rigmor Mydtskov in Copenhagen and went to Finland in 1994 to study photographic book making with Pentti Sammallahti at the University of Art and Design Helsinki. He lives near Copenhagen and has shown some of his works in Europe (including Germany, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, France, England, Italy), China, and South Africa. From 2000-2006, together with the writer Cia Rinne, Eskildsen sought out Roma in various (mainly Eastern European) countries and other ethnic groups in India who are possibly related to the Roma. The fruits of this work have found their way into the book The Roma Journeys, which delivers insight into the life of the Roma by its text and more than 200 photographs.

Source: Wikipedia

Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
Joakim Eskildsen
American Realities
Author: Joakim Eskildsen
Publisher: Steidl
Year: 2016 - Pages: 120
In 2010, more Americans were living below the poverty line than at any time since 1959, when the US Census Bureau began collecting this data. In 2011, Kira Pollack, Director of Photography at Time, commissioned Joakim Eskildsen to photography this growing crisis affecting nearly 46.2 million Americans. Based on census data, Eskildsen, together with journalist Natasha del Toro, travelled to the places with the highest poverty rates in New York, California, Louisiana, South Dakota and Georgia over seven months to document the lives of those behind the statistics. The people Eskildsen has portrayed―those who struggle to make ends meet, who have lost their jobs or homes and often live in unhealthy conditions―usually remain invisible in a society to which the myth of the American Dream still remains strong. Many of Eskilden's subjects hold there is no such dream anymore―merely the American Reality.
 
The Roma Journeys
Author: Joakim Eskildsen
Publisher: Steidl
Year: 2007 - Pages: 416
Roma, Sinti, Calé--whatever they'd prefer to be called, the scattered members of the largest minority in Europe are most widey known as Gypsies. Throughout their history, the Roma have been subjected to persecution, expulsion, slavery, prohibitions on the use of the Romany language and other creative attempts to assimilate, misuse or extinguish their peoples. Throughout Europe, attitudes towards them remain at least suspicious, and many still face direct discrimination. Cia Rinne and Joakim Eskildsen have visited Roma in seven different countries between 2000 and 2006, often staying with families in order to photograph and write about their lives, their culture and their situation. In The Roma Journeys they document these encounters with Eskildsen's moody color images and Rinne's sympthetic essays, and offer a rare view into a little-known life. With a foreword from Günter Grass and an enclosed CD with field recordings and music recorded on the authors' journeys.
 
Photo LA
Sponsored Link
 

More Great Photographers To Discover

Kristoffer Albrecht
Nationality: Finland
Born: 1961
Born in Helsinki, Finland in 1961. Lives in Ingå, Finland. Albrecht works as an independent photographer.
His photographic work has been exhibited in his native Finland and internationally. Albrecht's work can be seen in collections at Helsinki’s Finnish Museum of Photography, Stockholm’s Moderna Museet, Moscow’s Pushkin Museum, Paris’ Bibliothèque Nationale, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, and more. Has published some 30 books, among them Metropol (1998), (…)
Kristoffer Albrecht
Kristoffer Albrecht
Kristoffer Albrecht
Kristoffer Albrecht
Kristoffer Albrecht
Kristoffer Albrecht
Kristoffer Albrecht
Kristoffer Albrecht
 
Thierry Cohen
Nationality: France
Born: 1963

Thierry Cohen was born in Paris in 1963. He began his professional career in 1985 and is seen as one of the pioneers of digital photography. His work has been shown at the Palais de Tokyo, and the Musee de l”Homme in Paris, and in 2008 was an official selection of the Mois de la Photo. Since 2010 he has devoted himself to a single project – “Villes Enteintes” (Darkened Cities) – which depicts the major cities of the world as they would appear at night without light (…)
Thierry Cohen
Thierry Cohen
Thierry Cohen
Thierry Cohen
Thierry Cohen
Thierry Cohen
Thierry Cohen
Thierry Cohen
 
Hilary Duffy
Nationality: United States
Hilary began her photography career in news and travel for The Tico Times while she lived in Costa Rica in the 1990's. Over the course of seven years, she immersed herself in the culture of Costa Rica as an educator and honed her photography skills.

In 2000, Hilary graduated from the International Center of Photography's Documentary/PJ Program and later assisted the Maine Photo Workshops in Havana, Cuba. Compelled to share photography with local youth, she (…)
Hilary Duffy
Hilary Duffy
Hilary Duffy
Hilary Duffy
Hilary Duffy
Hilary Duffy
Hilary Duffy
Hilary Duffy
 
Andreas Gursky
Nationality: Germany
Born: 1955
German photographer. Shortly after Gursky was born, his family relocated to Essen, and then to Düsseldorf, West Germany in 1957. Gursky’s parents ran a commercial photography studio, but Gursky had no plans to join the business. He attended the Folkwangschule in Essen (1978-80) with a concentration in visual communication and the goal of becoming a photojournalist, but was unsuccessful with finding work. Encouraged by fellow photographer Thomas Struth, Gursky entered the (…)
 
George Brassaï
Nationality: Hungary/France
Born: 1899 - Died: 1984

George Brassaï (pseudonym of Gyula Halász) was a Hungarian photographer, sculptor, and filmmaker who rose to international fame in France in the 20th century. He was one of the numerous Hungarian artists who flourished in Paris beginning between the World Wars. In the early 21st century, the discovery of more than 200 letters and hundreds of drawings and other items from the period 1940–1984 has provided scholars with material for understanding his later life and career.<(…)
George Brassaï
George Brassaï
George Brassaï
George Brassaï
George Brassaï
George Brassaï
George Brassaï
George Brassaï
 
Bob Krist
Nationality: United States
Bob Krist is a freelance photographer who worked regularly on assignment for magazines such as National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, and Islands. These assignments have taken him to all seven continents and have won awards in the Pictures of the Year, Communication Arts, and World Press Photo competitions.

He won the title of "Travel Photographer of the Year" from the Society of American Travel Writers in 1994, 2007, and again in 2008.

Bob is a Sony (…)
Bob Krist
Bob Krist
Bob Krist
Bob Krist
Bob Krist
Bob Krist
Bob Krist
Bob Krist
 
Julie Blackmon
Nationality: United States
Born: 1966

Born in Springfield, Missouri, Julie Blackmon studied art education and photography at Missouri State University. She has received several national awards for her photographs, including commendation in the 2004 Santa Fe Center of Photography Project Competition, a merit award from the Society of Contemporary Photography, 2005 B& W Magazine Merit Award for Single Image Contest, 2006 1st Place for Domestic Vacations from the Santa Fe Center of Photograph Project (…)
Julie Blackmon
Julie Blackmon
Julie Blackmon
Julie Blackmon
Julie Blackmon
Julie Blackmon
Julie Blackmon
Julie Blackmon
 
Richard Tuschman
Nationality: United States
Richard Tuschman began experimenting with digital imaging in the early 1990’s, developing a style that synthesized his interests in photography, painting and assemblage. His most recent series, Hopper Meditations, combines hand built miniature dioramas seamlessly combined with real life human models, inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper.

His work has been exhibited internationally and recognized by, among others, Photo District News, American Photography,(…)
Richard Tuschman
Richard Tuschman
Richard Tuschman
Richard Tuschman
Richard Tuschman
Richard Tuschman
Richard Tuschman
Richard Tuschman
 
Jon Tonks
Nationality: United Kingdom
Born: 1981

Jon Tonks is a British photographer based in Bath, UK.

Born in the West Midlands in 1981, Jon Tonks studied product design before becoming a staff photographer for a local newspaper. He moved to London and undertook a Master's degre in Photojournalism & Documentary Photography at London College of Communication. and it was during his studies that he undertook a trip to Ascension Island, which would be the starting point for the Empire project.

(…)
Jon Tonks
Jon Tonks
Jon Tonks
Jon Tonks
Jon Tonks
Jon Tonks
Jon Tonks
Jon Tonks
 
Photo LA
Sponsored Link
Join our newsletter
Be up-to-date with call for entries, deadlines and other news about exhibitions, galleries, publications, & special events
 
Photo Contest - All About Photo Awards 2020
 
Discover the Latest Issue of AAP Magazine
All About Photo Magazine showcases the winners of AAP Magazine Competitions
 
 
 
David Bailey: SUMO
Sponsored Link
 
Explore All About Photo