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  • Prizes, grants and awards

    2018 Kent Klich Gaza Works has been selected as one of Germany's Most Beautiful Books ( Die Schönsten Deutschen Bücher) by the Stiftung Buchkunst.
    2017 Special Mention for the Author Book Award 2017, Arles, France
    2017 Project Grant, GZA
    the Arts Grants Committee, Stockholm, Sweden
    2016-2020 5-year grant, The Swedish Authors' Fund Stockholm, Sweden
    2014 Support from The Swedish Arts Council for the book Killing Time.
    2011-2015 5-year grant, the Arts Grants Committee, Stockholm, Sweden
    2010 United Nations Human Rights - OHCHR-OPT/Palestinian Centre for Human Rights / For outstanding journalistic work.
    2010 First Prize General News Singles World Press Photo
    2009 Picture Imperfect winner of The Swedish Photo Book Prize
    2008 ”Fotofrühling” The Kassel Fotoforum, Picture Imperfect among the 22 best photobooks of 2007/08.
    2007 Nominated for a Robert filmprize, the danish Film Academy, short documentary, Denmark.Beth's Diary.
    2006 GuldDok for Best Short Film in Copenhagen Denmark,
    Beth's Diary.
    2006 Special mention, Beth's Diary, 17th Nordic Short & Documentary Film Festival, Århus, Denmark.
    2006- 2010 5- year grant, the Arts Grants Committee, Stockholm, Sweden.
    2005 Prize, Fogtdals Forlag, Copenhagen, Denmark.
    2004 Grant, Sveriges Författarfond, Stockholm, Sweden.
    2003 Grant, Sveriges Författarfond,Stockkholm, Sweden.
    2003 Grant, Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    2003 Prize, the city of Västerås, Sweden.
    2002 Prize, the Museum of Work’s documentary photography prize, Norrköping, Sweden.
    1999 El Niño, Children of the streets, Mexico City. Winner of The Swedish Photo Book Prize


  • Selected solo exhibitions

    2018/19 Gaza Works, The National Museum of Photography, The Black Diamond, Copenhagen, Denmark.
    2017 Kent Klich Gaza Works, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden
    2016 Black Friday, Fotografia Europea 2016, Roads, Journeys And Borders Reggio Emilia, Italy
    2016 Black Friday, Tegen2, Stockholm, Sweden
    2015 Black Friday, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden.
    2015 Here and Now, The Danish Parliament. Copenhagen, Denmark.
    2015 The Greenhouse, Tegen2, Stockholm, Sweden
    2013 The Children of Ceausescu, The Museum of Malmö, Sweden.
    2013 Open ART, Örebro, Sweden.
    2012 Killing Time, Gallery Tegen 2, Stockholm, Sweden
    2011 Out of sight, Gallery KG52, Stockholm, Sweden.
    2010 Gaza Photo Album / Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2010, Cambodia.
    2010 The Children of Ceausescu, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden.
    2010 Gaza Photo Album, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    2010 Gaza Photo Album, Umbrage Gallery, New York, USA.
    2009 Gallery Tegen 2, Gaza Photo Album, Stockholm, Sweden.
    2009 Mexico/Out of sight, Landskrona museum, Sweden.
    2008 Out of Sight Out of mind, the Museum of Malmö, Sweden.
    2008 Out of Sight Out of mind, exhibition on the streets in the city of Copenhagen/ The Danish Architecture Center, Denmark.
    2007 A Family Story / Picture Imperfect, Kunsthallen Brænderigården, Viborg, Denmark.
    2007 Children of Ceausescu, The Photo Museum, Sundsvall, Sweden.
    2006 A Family Story / Picture Imperfect, Museum of Work, Norrköping, Sweden.
    2006 A Family Story / Picture Imperfect, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Denmark.
    2004 Street children, Mexico, Kaunas, Lithuania.
    2001 Work in progress, Beth, Fotografevi, Istanbul, Turkey.
    2001 Children of Ceausescu, The Swedish Cultural Institute, Paris, France.
    2001 Street children, Mexico, City Hall, Sundsvall, Sweden.
    2000 Street children, Mexico, Dunya Kitabevi, Istanbul, Turkey.
    2000 Street children, Mexico, Center for Photography, Örebro, Sweden.
    1999 Street children, Mexico, Visa pour lìmage, Perpignan, France.
    1999 Street children, Mexico, Wermlands Museum. Sweden.
    1999 Street children, Mexico. Center for Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark.
    1998 Street children, Mexico, Stockholm City Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.
    1997 Work in progress, Children of Ceausescu, Photofair Gothenburg, Sweden.
    1988 Beth, Gallery Mira, Stockholm, Sweden.


  • Selected collective exhibitions

    2019 ”A way away, Swedish Photographers Explore the World” Etnografiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
    2019 ”Here´s looking at you” Sven-Harrys Art Museum, Stockholm, Sweden
    2019 ”Published, Photobooks in Sweden”, Center for Photography, Stockholm, Sweden
    2018 ”On Collaboration: A Potential History of Photography”. Azoulay, Ewald, Meiselas, Slought,Philadelphia, USA
    2018 "Inside/out -Loss and Displacement", Naggar,The Center for Books Arts, New York,USA
    2018 Transit, KØS, Museum of Art in Public Spaces, Denmark
    2018 A way away- Swedish Photographers Explore the World, Landskrona Museum, Sweden
    2018/19 Published, Photobooks in Sweden,,Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden
    2018 Counter Investigations: Forensic Architecture, ICA, The Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
    2017 Bending the Frame, Preus Museum, Horten Norway
    2016 A world of Fragile Parts, Forensic Architecture, La Biennale di Venezia 2016, Venice, Italy
    2016 Forensic Architecture: Towards an Investigative Aesthetics, MUAC,Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
    2016 Forensic Architecture: Towards an Investigative Aesthetics,
    MACBA, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
    2016 Constellations: Forensic Architecture, Arc en rêve centre d´architecture, Bordeaux, France
    2016"Bending the Frame", Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    2015Framing Bodies,Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    2014 Gaza: Photographs, Videos and Drawings, The P21 Gallery, London, UK
    2014 The Visible, Contemporary Swedish Photography, Artipelag, Stockholm, Sweden
    2014 Between Realities, Photography in Sweden 1970-2000,Gothenburg Museum of Art and Hasselblad Center, Sweden.
    2013 Russian Moments, The Russian Museum, Marble Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.
    2013 Puertas Abiertas, Palácio da Inquisición, Évora, Portugal.
    2012 Fokus Video Art Festival, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Denmark
    2012 10 nominated Open Call video art, Skåne Art Society, Malmö, Sweden
    2011 Generation 9/11 Gemak, The Hague, Netherlands.
    2010 Over troubled water, Gallery Tegen 2, Stockholm, Sweden
    2010 World Press Photo Exhibition tour.
    2007 Da Capo, Museum of Work, Norrköping, Sweden.
    2006 The Best Photobooks in Sweden, The Swedish Cultural Insititute, Paris, France.
    2006 Closed eyes, Brandts, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark.
    2006 The Open Book,The Royal Library, Copenhagen, Denmark.
    2005 Scandinavian Photography: Sweden, Grinell College, USA.
    2004 AIDS, Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    2004 Pandemic: Facing AIDS, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, USA.
    2004 Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA.
    2002 Pandemic: Facing AIDS, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain.
    2002 Pandemic: Facing AIDS, The National Museum of Art, Pretoria, Sydafrika.
    2002 Pandemic: Facing AIDS, The UN building, New York, USA.
    2001 Magnum degrees, Culturgest, Portugal.
    2001 Magnum degrees, Louisiana, Denmark.
    2001 Magnum degrees, Queensland Art Gallery, Australia.
    2001 Magnum degrees, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand.
    2001 Magnum degrees, Waikato Museum of Art & History, New Zealand.
    2000 Magnum degrees, Centro Oberdan, Milano, Italy.
    2000 Magnum degrees, New York Historical Society, New York,USA.
    2000 Magnum degrees, The Museum of Art, Osaka, Kintetsu, Japan.
    2000 Magnum degrees, Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
    2000 Magnum degrees. Le Botanique, Bryssel, Belgium.
    2000 Magnum degrees, Postfuhramt, Berlin, Germany.
    2000 Magnum degrees, French National Library, Richelieu, Paris, France.
    2000 Magnum degrees, Museum Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand.
    2000 Magnum degrees, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switserland.
    2000 Magnum degrees, Palazzo del Esposigioni, Rom, Italy.
    1999 Magnum degrees, Barbican, London, England.
    1998 Under/Exposed, Subway, Stockholm, Sweden.
    1997 Work in progress, Beth, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
    1994 Mexico through foreign eyes, Los Angeles, USA.
    1994 Mexico through foreign eyes, The Tina Modotti Museum, Italy.
    1993 Mexico through foreign eyes, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico.
    1993 Mexico through foreign eyes, International Center of Photography, New York, USA.
    1992 Mexico through foreign eyes, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Internacional, Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico.


  • Video installations

    2018 Birdfly in collaboration with Dror Feiler
    2017 The Horse, in collaboration with Dror Feiler
    2015 The Motorcycle
    2015The Greenhouse, in collaboration with Dror Feiler and Gunilla Sköld Feiler.
    2011 Killing Time, Gaza, in collaboration with Anders Refn
    2006 A Family Story by Beth R, Mikala Krogh, Kent Klich, first shown at Nikolaj, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Denmark.
    2004 Children of Ceausescu, interviews with hiv-positive teenagers and their parents in Romania made together with Brita Landoff for the Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden.


  • Film

    2006 Beth`s Diary, Tjubangfilm by Beth R, Mikala Krogh, Kent Klich. Shown at: Vision du Rèel, Nyon, Switzerland 2007.Doc Point,
    2007 Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, Finland 2007. Cph:dox Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival 2006.
    2006 17th Nordic Short & Documentary Film Festival, Århus, Denmark.
    2006 25 th Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden.
    2006 49 th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film Germany 2006.


  • Books

    2017 Kent Klich Gaza Works, Koenig Books, England
    2015 Black Friday, Kehrer Verlag, Germany.
    2013 Killing Time, Journal, Sweden.
    2012 Where I am now, Bellybandbooks, Germany.
    2009 Gaza Photo Album, Umbrage Editions, USA
    2009 Gaza Photo Album, Journal, Sweden
    2009 Gaza Photo Album, Politisk Revy, Denmark.
    2008 Out of sight, Journal, Sweden.
    2008 Picture Imperfect, Beth R, Politisk Revy, Denmark.
    2007 Picture Imperfect, Journal, Sweden.
    2001 Children of Ceausescu, Umbrage Editions, USA.
    2001 Ceausescus barn, Journal, Sweden.
    1999 El Niño, Children of the streets, Mexico City, Syracuse University Press, USA.
    1999 El Niño, gadens børn, Mexico City, Tiderne skifter, Denmark.
    1999 El Niño, gatans barn, Mexico City, Journal, Sweden.
    1989 The Book of Beth, Aperture, USA.
    1988 Beths bog, Tiderne skifter, Denmark.
    1988 Beths bok, Norstedts, Sweden.
    1988 Beths bok, Oktober, Norway.


  • Other books—Collective books

    2015 Framing Bodies, Art and Theory Publishing, Sweden
    2015 The Open Book Revisited. 2004–2014, Sweden.
    2014 Photography in Sweden, Niclas Östlind , Arena
    2014The Photobook: A History Volume III, Phaidon Press, England.
    2013 Bending the Frame, Fred Ritchin, Aperture, USA.
    2013 Contatti- Provini d`Autore, di Giammaria De Gasperis, Postcart, Italy.
    2012 The American List, Red Hook Editions, USA.
    2012 Open ART, Orebro, Sweden.
    2011 Generation 9/11, Gemak, The Netherlands.
    2010 Get Lost, The Danish Architecture Center, Denmark.
    2007 Da Capo, Journal, Sweden.
    2006 The Open Book, Denmark.
    2005 Scandinavian Photography, Grinell College,USA.
    2004 Michael E. Hoffman OUTSIDE THE ORDINARY, Aperture, USA.
    2004 Dansk Fotografi Historie, Sandbye, Gyldendal, Denmark.
    2003 Pandemic: Facing Aids, Umbrage Editions, USA.
    2000 Magnum degrees, Phaidon, England
    1993 Mexico through foreign eyes, Naggar – Ritchin, Norton, USA.


  • Photographic collections

    The National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark.
    Hasselblad Foundation, Gothenburg, Sweden.
    Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA.


Statement


Kent Klich was born 1952 in Sweden. He studied psychology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and photography at International Center of Photography, New York, USA. He joined Magnum in 1998 and left in 2002.

Teaching statement


Kent Klich was born 1952 in Sweden. He studied psychology at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and photography at International Center of Photography, New York, USA. He joined Magnum in 1998 and left in 2002.

Contact


+45 28156323
mail@kentklich.com