A Familiar Place by Simon Johansson. First edition (2018). First impression hardback in new condition. No markings. This is a new book. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About A Familiar Place
“Stockholm. It is impossible to evade your beauty, vulnerability and vanity. And your flaws. Your rottenness. I visit places where you bleed, I am there picking your scabs. Sometimes I grow tired of you and your easily broken promises. But I never give up on you. Your streets have always offered me direction. Walking here today, I stumble on old memories.” / Simon Johansson
Simon Johansson is a self-taught freelance photographer and journalist/writer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Member of The Swedish Union of Journalists (SJF). Simon has been working as a freelance photographer since 2000. He takes both editorial and commercial assignments. 2016 he released his first photo book "Across the Bridge" (Journal) about everyday life on the Swedish island Öland. In 2018 his second photo book, "A Familiar Place" (Journal), was released and this time it's about everyday life in Stockholm. In November 2019 his third book "The Young Ones" (Journal) will be released. Simon works in a classic documentary black and white tradition and he rarely takes a photo if it's not a human being in the frame. Simon wants his photos to be timeless, therefore he avoids modern references and time markers.
Photographer Simon Johansson explores everyday life in Stockholm in his second photo book, A Familiar Place — a project that has taken him 15 years to complete. Johansson is interested in capturing both the splendour and the brutality of his city: “It is impossible to evade your beauty, vulnerability and vanity,” he writes. “And your flaws. Your rottenness.”
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