(born 1967, Borås Sweden) 


2020 "On Assignment" Marks Konstgille, Kinna, Sweden (January 25- February 9 2020)  

2019 "South Africa: 25 years of Democracy", Galleri Kontrast, Stockholm, Sweden (March 2-31 2019) 

2018 “African Catwalk”, Nassjo Konsthall, Nassjo, Sweden. (January 20 - February 24) 

2017 “African Catwalk”, Leica Gallery, Vienna Austria. (October 19 - January 13 2018)  

2017 “African Catwalk”, Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg Sweden. (September 8 - November 25)  

2017 “African Catwalk”, Arbetetsmuseum, Norrkoping Sweden. (June 15 - August 20)  

2017 “African Catwalk”, Abecita Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden. (March 16 - June 11)  

2016 "African Catwalk", Leica Gallery, Turin Italy. (6 October- January 2017)  

2016 “African Catwalk”, Leica "Masters of Photography" Photokina, Cologne, Germany. (Sept. 20-25)  

2016 “On assignment”, Varmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden (10 September- 20 November)  

2016 “African Catwalk”, Radisson Blu Strand, Stockholm, Sweden (September 2016- January- 2017) 

2016 "African Catwalk” at Galleri Kontrast, Stockholm, Sweden (27 August–2 October)  

2016 “African Catwalk” at Galleria Carla Sozzani at 10 Corso Como, in Milan, Italy (28 April–5th June)  

2015 “Rainbow Transit” Freelens Gallery, Hamburg, Germany 

2015 “Rainbow Transit” Watershed V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa 

2014 "Rainbow Transit", Art Spaces at Michael Horbach Foundation, Cologne, Germany 

2014 "Rainbow Transit”, Museum Of African Design, Johannesburg, South Africa.  

2014 "Rainbow Transit”, V &A Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa 

2014 “On assignment”, Radisson Blu Strand, Stockholm Sweden 

2014 "Rainbow Transit”, Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa  

2013 “On assignment”, Galleri Kontrast Stockholm, Sweden 

2013 “Rainbow Transit”, Stockholm Photo Fair, Sweden 

2013 “Rainbow Transit”, Cosmos Gallery Paris, France 

2013 “Rainbow Transit”, Copenhagen Photo Fair, Denmark 

2013 “Rainbow Transit”, Gothenburg Book Fair, Sweden 

2013 “On assignment”, Abecita Konsthall Borås, Sweden 

2012 “Ekhaya”, Tidningsbolaget Stockholm, Sweden 

2008 “South African Emerging black elite”, Hereford Photography Festival, UK  

2007 “In Transition”, Kulturhuset Stockholm, Sweden 

2007 “Soweto”, Visa Pour L´image Perpignan, France 

2004 “Sexual abuse of children in SA”, Visa Pour L´image Perpignan, France 

2001 “Flying Squad”, Visa Pour L´image Perpignan, France 

1997 "Afghanistan”, Galleri Kontrast Stockholm, Sweden 


2018 FRAMED VII group show at Galleri Kontrast in Stockholm, Sweden. (6 October-11 November 2018) 

2018 Getty Images Gallery in London, U.K (21 March-26 May, 2018)  

2017 Chic Afrique Tres Hombres Art at Tylosand Hotel, Sweden (June 30 - August 31)  

2015 FRAMED IV group show at Galleri Kontrast in Stockholm, Sweden. 

2015 "Global Connection" Glasets Hus in Limmared, Sweden. 

2015 "Views on Africa" at GAF, Galerie fur Fotografie, Hanover, Germany. 

2015 “Rainbow Transit” show in Tbilisi, Georgia. Z. Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art. @ Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival. 

2012 “Amazon”, with Sebastiao Salgado, Somerset House London, U.K. 

2012 “Framed II”, Galleri Kontrast Stockholm, Sweden 


2016 African Catwalk, Kehrer Verlag, Germany  

2013 Rainbow Transit, Dewi Lewis Publishing, UK. 

2012 EKHAYA South Africa, catalogue published in Sweden 

2010 South Africa. By Fredrik Sperling, images Per- Anders Pettersson, Bilda Forlag Sweden 

1996 Per-Anders Pettersson Photojournalist, catalogue published in Sweden  


Clients in selection: 

SKANSKA, TBWA, NIKE, HSBC, UNICEF, Save the Children, UNHCR, Jolie-Pitt Foundation and others.  

Editorial Clients: 

Stern, Der Spiegel, GEO, TIME, New York Times, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian, CNN, NBC, GQ, D-repubblica, Marie-Claire, Le Monde, VSD, 6 mois, Vi, Svenska Dagbladet and others. 


2015 "Yearly Documentary Prize" Museum of Work, Norrkoping, Sweden.  

2014 "Fashion in Africa" award in CHIPP awards in China  

2014 Rainbow Transit book awards in PDN Annual 2014 & in the US.  

2013 Photo book prize of the year in Sweden for Rainbow Transit, nominated. 

2011 Photo District News (PDN), Communication Arts USA (different awards) 

2008 Picture of the year international (POY), National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), American Photography 24. (different awards). 

2006 World Press Photo, “Contemporary issues”, 3rd prize, POY , PDN Photo Annual, CHIPP (China), American, Photography 23, Photography Annual 48, (different awards.) 

2006 NPPA, “General News Category” 

2005 NPPA, “Magazine Feature Story category” 

2003 POY, “Issue reporting picture story”, 2nd prize 


Christina & Claes Lindquist Collection, Abecita Konsthall Borås, Sweden, Tore Warenstams Stiftelse, Borås, Sweden, Swedish Parliament Art Collection, Strawberry Art & Design, Norway and other private collections.