NEWS

Please visit the dedicated "African Catwalk" site for more updates on the "African Catwalk" book/project. 

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African Catwalk Exhibition opens at Leica Galerie, Zingst, Germany  

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African Catwalk Exhibition schedule in Sweden 2017. 

Abecita Konstmuseum, Boras 16 March - June 11 

Arbetets Museum, Norrköping June 15 - August 20 

Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg September 8 - November 25 

Book launch/event at Rizzoli Bookstore in New York January 18, 2017. 

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

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"African Catwalk" Exhibition opens at Galleri Kontrast, Stockholm, Sweden August 27, 2016. 12-4pm. The show runs until October 2.  

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African Catwalk in SVD, Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden  

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"African Catwalk" on The Lens Blog Section of The New York Times 

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"African Catwalk" on The Style Section of The New York Times 

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

http://www.galleriacarlasozzani.org/current/african-catwalk 

African Catwalk project is featured on National Geographic's blog PROOF.  

http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2016/03/09/africa-takes-its-turn-on-the-catwalk/ 

The new Leica M Magazine (#3) is published on December 1, where I have a 29-page photo essay on African Fashion. I'm Interviewed by the fabulous Alessia Glaviano of Vogue Italia. Some great photographers/essays in this issue. 

http://lfi-online.de/ceemes//article/show/1002894 

I’m excited to have been chosen by David Beckham to be part of this amazing project. Exhibition/Auction/Book. 

David Beckham: The Man, Includes photographs by 27 artists. 

http://www.unicef.org.uk/Media-centre/Press-releases/Phillips-Presents-David-Beckham-The-Man/ 

I’m teaching a workshop in cooperation with Leica (LFI) in Hamburg, Germany on November 21-22. Please check out the link and share if interest in attending.  

http://lfi-online.de/ceemes/en/workshop/the-personal-project-812.html 

"Rainbow Transit" show will be up at Watershed V&A Waterfront, Cape Town South Africa May 27 - June 24, 2015.  

http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/Family/May-Good-Night-Market 

Happy to be awarded in PDN PHOTO ANNUAL 2015 with my project on African Fashion published in TIME Magazine in November 2014. Some great work awarded as usual. Take a look. 

http://www.pdnphotoannual.com/gallery/2015/Gallery.php?ShowCase=49#49-Per-Anders_Pettersson 

"Rainbow Transit" show will be shown in Tbilisi, Georgia. Z. Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art. 27 Rustaveli Ave. Opening May 3 @ Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival, 

http://www.kolga.ge/en/#/exhibitions/ 

Featured in The Image, Deconstructed. March-2015. 

http://imagedeconstructed.com/post/spotlight-on-per-anders-pettersson 

Rainbow Transit exhibition i Hamburg, Germany March 26-30 April, 2015. 

http://www.freelens.com/anders-pettersson-rainbow-transit 

Some popular signed prints are offered at my online store: 

http://peranderspettersson.tictail.com/ 

Now repped by the good folks at REDUX, New York for assignments and features in the US.  

http://www.reduxpictures.com/Photographer/Per-Anders-Pettersson 

Six-page spread in TIME Magazine published November 14 from my project on African Fashion. An extended edit and story on TIME’s LightBox. 

http://lightbox.time.com/2014/11/14/africa-fashion-show-photos/#1 

Exhibition opening October 4 in Stockholm with some of my Mandela prints and others. 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1481164295495355/ 

One of three rooms with "Rainbow Transit" show at Art Spaces - Michael Horbach Foundation, Cologne, Germany, opening September 19th. Video of the making of "Views of Africa" https://vimeo.com/106491477 

"Rainbow Transit” exhibition will be up at MOAD, Museum of African Design, Johannesburg August 20- September 28. 

http://www.moadjhb.com/ 

CNN on my project on the African fashion scene. From Dakar Fashion Week. 

http://cnnphotos.blogs.cnn.com/2014/08/06/celebrating-african-fashion-in-dakar/ 

“Rainbow Transit” exhibition will be up at V & A Waterfront, Cape Town July 28-August 16.  

http://www.waterfront.co.za/events/Family/rainbow-transit-exhibition 

On Assignment exhibtion now on at Radisson Blu Strand Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden. The show runs through September 2014.  

Featured in Commune Magazine  

http://communemagazine.com/ 

My ongoing project on “Fashion in Africa” won silver (2nd place ) for stories in CHIPP contest in China.  

http://www.chipp.cn/2014-04/14/content_11029762.htm 

Now on Instagram. 

http://instagram.com/peranderspettersson 

Rainbow Transit book honored at PDN Photo Annual 2014 in New York. 

http://www.pdnphotoannual.com/gallery/2014/#111-Per-Anders_Pettersson 

Rainbow Transit Exhibiton in Cape Town May 1 until June 1, 2014. On show at Castle of Good Hope. More info below.  

http://www.photocentre.org.za/rainbow-transit-exhib/ 

German Der Spiegel publish the Soweto project and a video May 2014. 

http://video.spiegel.de/flash/1344437_1024x576_H264_HQ.mp4 

My work/story featured on STYLE.COM.  

http://www.style.com/stylemap/2014/03/28/per-anders-pettersson-photography/ 

I'm showing fashion work from Nigeria at the "Fashioning Africa" show at the Museum of African Design in Johannesburg, South Africa. 20 March 2014 – 27 April 2014. 

http://www.moadjhb.com/ 

My book “Rainbow Transit” was awarded finalist in the Best Photography book of the year at POYi, Pictures of the year in the U.S. 

http://poy.org/71/36/finalist_07.php  

Busy start of the year with trips to Sweden, Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa and Philippines. Various assignments and I worked with David Beckham again in Tacloban, Philippines.  

http://blogs.unicef.org.uk/2014/02/13/david-beckham-meets-children-typhoon-haiyan-tacloban-philippines/ 

SAPEURS OF KINSHASA, DRC  

BBC has published (and interviewed me) some of my SAPEUR images from Kinshasa, DRC in connection with the new popular Guinness ad featuring the Sapeurs.  

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-25783245 

RAINBOW TRANSIT BOOK 

The work was published in multiple magazines around the word since the release in September, including TIME, Newsweek Japan, LE Monde, Dagens Naringsliv (Norway), Cicero (Germany) and others. 

Others are publishing in early 2014, and leading up to the 20th anniversary of a Democratic South Africa in April/May, 2014.  

http://lightbox.time.com/2013/12/06/after-apartheid-reflecting-on-south-africa-20-years-later/#1 

https://www.lensculture.com/blog/rainbow-transit-nelson-mandelas-vision-unrealized/ 

http://www.mep-fr.org/2013/12/19/le-choix-de-la-librairie-4/ 

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/nov/07/per-anders-pettersson-best-photograph-ceremony 

http://www.gupmagazine.com/books/452-rainbow-transit 

http://www.newsweekjapan.jp/picture/106675.php 

http://www.ai-ap.com/publications/article/8051/petterssons-rainbow-transit.html 

Book on youtube 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Aqj9woYZX8 

Featured in Vogue Italia 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxon0WFCV8Q 

On Photoeye 

http://vimeo.com/73721114 

You can get copies of Rainbow Transit here or at your favorite local bookstore.  

http://www.dewilewis.com/collections/new-titles 

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Rainbow-Transit-Per-Anders-Pettersson/dp/1907893377/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1387618726&sr=8-1&keywords=per-anders+pettersson 

http://www.amazon.com/Rainbow-Transit-Per-Anders-Pettersson/dp/1907893377/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1387618684&sr=8-1&keywords=per-anders+pettersson