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Selected solo exhibitions:

Tyresö Konsthall, Stockholm, 2019
Väsby Konsthall, Stockholm, 2016
Berga gallery, Stockholm, 2014
Instituto Cervantes, Stockholm, 2013
Cathedral of Linköping, Sweden, 2009
Proekt Fabrika, Moscow, Russia, 2006
Chuvasian National Museum, Cheboksary, Russia, 2006
Dansmuseet, Stockholm, 2006
Västernorrland County Museum, Sweden, 2005
Chiang Mai City Arts & Culture Centre/Thailand, 2004
Gallery A3, Moscow, Russia, 2002
Tom Tits Experiment, Södertälje, Sweden, 1997
Härnösands Konsthall, Sweden, 1997
Turku Centre of Arts, Finland, 1994
Fotograficentrum Örebro, Sweden, 1993
Västerås Konstmuseum, Sweden, 1993
Tom Tits Experiment, Södertälje, Sweden, 1992
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, 1991/1992
City Contemporary Gallery/Hong Kong, 1989
Gallery Aniara, Stockholm, Sweden, 1988
Lunahallen, Södertälje, Sweden, 1988


Selected group exhibitions:

Edsvik Konsthall, "With roots in Latvia", 2019
Edsvik Konsthall, "Black Star". 2018
Moving Art Project, Sweden, 2016
Färgfabriken, Stockholm, 2015
Konstnärshuset, Stockholm, 2013
Supermarket, Kulturhuset/Stockholm. ArtLab Gnesta/Research, 2013
Falsterbo konsthall, Sweden, 2012
Pro-vision, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 2002
5th Triennal, Finland, 1999
Tom Tits Experiment, (permanent exhib.) Södertälje, Sweden, 1997
Leksands Kulturhus, Sweden, 1996
Turku Castle/ Finland, 1994
Galleri GAUSS, Stockholm, 1986



“Stockholm blir stor stad”, (T.Westman)/Byggförlaget, 1998
“Tjugo blickar på Henrik Allert”, (T. Millroth)/Rolf Förlag, 1993
“Stockholms stadshus”, (E. Cornell)/Byggförlaget, 1992
“Konsten på Kungl Tekniska Högskolan”, (R. Widegren)/Byggförlaget 1992



Winner of national contest, public art, Kalmar, Sweden, 2013
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee two year working grant, 2009-2010
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee working grant, 2004
The Swedish Writer’s Union working grant, 1998
Swedish PEN Berns Award, 1996
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee working grant, 1996
Diploma in competition ”Best advertisement picture”, Sweden, 1995
The City of Stockholm Art Grant, 1994
The Swedish Writer’s Union travel grant, 1994
Olle Engkvist Award, Stockholms Byggnadsförening, 1994
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee working grant, 1993
The Swedish Arts Grants Committee working grant, 1990
Kodak Young European Award, 1987


“Tjugo Blickar på Henrik Allert” (“Vingt Regards sur Henrik Allert”) has received:

Svensk Bokkonst 1994


“Stockholms stadshus” (“Stockholm Town Hall”) has received:

Swedish PEN -World Association of Writers, Berns' Award,1996
Swedish Assoc. of Commun. Agencies ”Golden egg” –Honorary award for best photography, 1993
Excellent Swedish Design, 1993
Svedish Publisher's Award, 1993
AIA - American Institute of Architects International Architecture Book Award, 1993
City of Stockholm Culture Award, 1993


Represented at www.xpo.se

With GLOBAL PHOTO PROJECT collaborated with UN in three countries and contributed to two UN Conferences  – see www.globalphotoproject.com

Keynote speaker at the International Conference on Empathy at Södertörns Högskola, presenting the GLOBAL PHOTO PROJECT, 2012

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