About

Tony Kristensson b. 1976, working as a freelance photographer, photo-based artist and art framer. Educated at FAMU, Academy of Performing Arts, the Department of Still Photography in Prague, Czech Republic. He is also the founder of the photographic venue Breadfield, which he runs with Jenny Lindhe. In addition to dealing with Breadfield (curator, self-produced photo journal, BF PRESS publishing house, workshops, and more), he has also participated in several exhibitions in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Spain. In 2006 he was nominated to the Infinity Award at ICP, New York and in 2008 he was awarded the Claës Lewenhaupts grant. He is currently collaborating with the Hamburg-based picture agency Plainpicture.

 

EDUCATION

2000-2003                            FAMU, Academy of Performing Arts i Prague, Czech Republic. BA in Photography.

 

PROJECTS/ WORK

2014-                                     Breadfield Press Publishing House, Malmö, Sweden

2012-                                     Breadfield Press, self-published photo journal, Malmö, Sweden.

2011-                                     Founder of Breadfield, Malmö, Sweden.

2004-                                     Freelance Photographer.

2009-                                     Art framer.

2004-2006                           Teacher in photography, Österlens Folkhögskola, Tomelilla, Sweden

1998-2000                            Photogaphy assistant for Photographer Trym Ivar Bergsmo in Harstad, Norway.

2000-                                     Arranging workshops in photogaphy.

 

ONE MAN SHOWS

2013                                       In progress- Kulturhuset Kåken, Gothenburg, Sweden.

2011                                       Afrika- Alfa Laval, Lund, Sweden.

2010                                       Rummet- Galleri MELK, Oslo, Norway.

2009                                       Rummet- Landskrona museum, Landskrona, Sweden.

2007                                       Dragon X- Fotogralleriet Format, Malmö, Sweden.

2005                                       Fragments- Kulturcafeét Östra Sallerup, Sweden.

2003                                       Fall- Gallery F7, Bratislava, Slovakia.

2003                                       Fall- Injuve/ Sala Amadis, PHOTOESPANA 2003, Madrid, Spain.

 

GROUP SHOWS

2016                                        R som i Fågel- Teatergalleriet, Kalmar, Sweden.

2014                                        In progress- FRAMES, Glasgow, Scotland.

2013                                       Archives- Landskrona Fotofestival, Sweden

2013                                       Afrika- Victoriateatern, Malmö, Sweden.

2012                                       Afrika- Waterfall Factory, Sweden.

2012                                       Rummet- Galerie Coté Seine & Trianon, Festival Circulation(s), Paris, France.

2009                                       Rummet- Biograf Spegeln, Malmö, Sweden.

2005                                       In the Shadow of the Shadow- a tribute to HCA, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark.

2004                                      Engram- Ungkonst2004, Malmö and Copenhagen.

2003                                      Serbian Series- FAMU, Bachelor Exhibition Series, New Town Hall, Prag, Czech Republic.

2003                                      Angels- Weimar, Germany.

2002                                      The Blind School- The atelier of Viktor Kolár, Beroun, Czech Republic.

 

OTHER

2013                                       Member of picture agency Plainpicture, Germany.

2011                                       Short film YouRNature. Cooperation with Marianne Strand.

2008                                       Claes Lewenhaupt grant.

2006                                       Documentary film Dragon X. Cooperation with Jenny Jansdotter.

2006                                       Nominated to Infinity Award, New York.

2005                                       Sverige, book by Malmö Museer, Sweden.

2002-2006                            4  Artisbooks- Fall, Fragments, Engram and Nattresan.

2002                                       Best Portfolio during Month of Photography in Bratislava, Slovakia.

 

REPRESENTED

Landskrona Museum, Sweden.

Injuve/ Sala Amadis, Madrid, Spain.

Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark.