BLENDA SETTERWALL KLINGERT Endlessly intrigued by the relationship between impressions and expressions in society, culture, history and everyday life, Klingert has her roots in music, journalism and art history. With the ambition to let interest and inspiration lead the way, she works in a variety of fields within the cultural sphere, ranging from writing and interviewing to music making, communication, drama and film festivals. She currently divides her time equally between Stockholm and Paris.
JADE D'ECONZAC MBAY Jade D'econzac Mbay, AKA J.deconzac, AKA DJ Miss Shadey, is a very active nouveau club kid who writes, blogs, runs an independent clothing line and has managed the popular club Humlan in Stockholm. Jade is now based in Copenhagen, studying full time at the Scandinavian Academy of International Fashion & Design, where she continues to hold down many projects with fabulous demure.
MOTOHIKO HASUI Raised in Tokyo, Hasui traveled to the UK in 2003 to study photography at the London College of Communication. Since returning to Japan in 2007, his work has appeared in magazines and advertisements both in and outside Japan. He continues to create his own personal works and in 2013 released his photo book “Personal Maters” with London-based publisher Bemojake, including unusual snapshots of everyday life.
NINJA HANNA Ninja Hanna was born and raised in the north of Sweden, where she first trained her artistic eye. Always interested in color, form and style, she started out with art school ambitions to become a painter but eventually dropped out to pursue a career in fashion photography. She went on to study at the Gamleby school of photography and later continued her studies at the London College of Fashion. Now settled in Stockholm, Ninja Hanna has done commercial and editorial work for BACK, Odalisque Magazine, Schön! Dansk and BON Magazine, among others. With an expressive and bold sense of storytelling, light and playfulness Ninja continues to attract the eyes of the industry.
OSKAR GYLLENSWÄRD Oskar Gyllenswärd is a Swedish Fashion and Portrait photographer who divides his time between Stockholm and London. After completing a Bachelor in Arts and Visual Communication he has worked with some of the biggest names in the international fashion photography arena, shooting for Wonderland, Burberry, Contributor Magazine, Bon, Nike and others. Finding inspiration in documentary books, 17th century paintings and cinematography, the evocative qualities of light become an important part of his work.
PATRICIA REYES Patricia was born in Venezuela to a Swedish father and Venezuelan mother. She moved to Sweden when she was three and is currently based in Stockholm. Reyes started taking photographs at the age of 15 and later started assisting, which led to fashion photography. She now divides her time between editorial and commercial work and portrait photography.
RAGNAR PERSSON Stockholm-based illustrator Ragnar Persson was born 1980 in Tavelsjö, Sweden and graduated from Konstfack College of Arts, Crafts and Design in 2007. His work in the fine arts focuses on pencil-drawn images that do not bridge but rather expand the gap between the mean and the naïve, the idyllic and the brutal, the abysmal and the plain.
SIMON LARSSON Simon Larsson is a photographer based in Stockholm, Sweden. He first started with photography as a naïve 19-year-old boy, spending his savings on a Hasselblad camera and a flight ticket to Havana only to return home shortly afterward, scared half to death and with overexposed negatives. Learning photography later through years of assisting many of Sweden's most renowned photographers and studying the history of photography at Konstfack College of Art, he now pursues his vision of fashion and art photography with a love for old large-format cameras and for the smell of darkroom chemistry. TIM ETCHELLS Tim Etchells is an artist and writer based in Sheffield and London. Often concerned with liveness and presence and with the unfolding of events in time and place, he describes his work as "diverse, moving from a base in performance into visual art and fiction."
TOBIAS LUNDKVIST Tobias Lundkvist is a fashion photographer and director based in Stockholm, Sweden. He combines classical visual photography with a strong, contemporary aesthetic. Working first as an assistant for Mikael Jansson for several years, Lundkvist started his own career in 2008. He has since produced editorial work for L'officiel Hommes, Bon Magazine and Styleby Magazine as well as commercial assignments for H&M, Hugo Boss, Escada, Dagmar and Eton. On this shoot Tobias enjoyed working by one of his favourite lakes near his home, collaborating for the first time with stylist Josef Forselius and a great group of upcoming new models. Tobias is also a passionate surfer and nature lover.
VICTOR FLUMÉ Viktor Flumé's constant drive has taken him all over the world, first as a renowned model working for global magazines such as Vogue & Arena and then evolving into a visionary fashion photographer. Inspired and led by Swedish photographer Christian Coinbergh, he learned the magic of the camera from scratch, later assisting fashion photographer Camilla Åkrans on shoots for Italian Vogue, China Vogue, Nippon Vogue, Numéro and Harpers Bazaar. Viktor has since shot for brands such as Adidas, H&M and Maybelline and magazines inclluding Rodeo, BON, Contributor, Styleby, Wonderland, ICON and Scandinavia SSAW, documenting the contemporary Scandinavian fashion scene while capturing people and characters with passion and a sharp eye.
WERONIKA PÉREZ BORJAS Borjas is a hipochondriac fashion and arts writer with Sakura in her hair and a passion for all that is sweet and creepy. She has been contributing to magazines and websites in Sweden, the UK, the US and Poland, as well as posing and styling for different photographers around the world. She constantly mixes Spanish, Polish, English and Swedish up in her head and recently started learning Japanese as well.