JH Engström

JH Engström

1969 Born in Karlstad, Sweden.
Lives and works between Östra Ämtervik, Paris and Stockholm.

Dramatic Institute, Advanced Course in Documentary Film making 2006
Photography and Film Departement of Gothenburg  University 1995-1997
Assistent to Anders Petersen in Stockholm 1993-1994
Assistent to Mario Testino in Paris 1992

Selected Solo exhibitions
Close Surrounding, FOAM, Amsterdam, NL 2014
From back home, Grundemark Nilsson Gallery, Berlin, Germany 2014
La Residence, GUN Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden 2011
From Back Home, together with Anders Petersen, Flinxo Photo Gallery in Gent, Belgium 2011
Trying to Dance, Konsthallen, Gerlesborg, Sweden 2011
From Back Home, together with Anders Petersen, the National Media Museum in Bradford, England 2010
From Back Home, together with Anders Petersen, Galerie VU, Paris 2009
From Back Home, together with Anders Petersen, Värmlands Museum, Sweden 2009
Centre Atlantique de la Photographie, Brest, France, Trying to Dance/Haunts 2009
Galerie Le Lieux, Lorient, France, Trying to Dance/ Haunts 2009
GUN Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden, Sketch of Home 2008
Huarte Art Center, Huarte, Spain, Tying to Dance/ Haunts 2007
Contretype, Brussels, Belgium 2006
Je suis ou, Milliken, Stockholm 2006
Fotografins Hus, Haunts, Stockholm 2006
Galerie VU, Haunts, Paris 2006
Nantes Photfestival 2005
Hasselblad Center, Haunts, Gothenburg 2005
Galerie VU‚ Trying to dance, Paris 2004
The Nordic Museum , Shelter , Stockholm 2002
Arhoteque D’Angers, Trying to dance, Angers 2002
Contretype, Trying to Dance,, Brussels 2002
Gallery F48, Entreacte, Stockholm 2000

Selected Group exhibitions
Grundemark Nilsson Gallery, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, NL 2014
Ett sätt att leva/A way of life, Moderna Museet Stockholm, Sweden 2014
Between Realities. Photography in Sweden 1970–2000, Gothenburg, Sweden 2014
Ett sätt att leva/A way of life, Moderna Museet Malmö, Sweden 2014
Winterthur Fotomuseum, Darkside II, Switzerland 2009
Kunsthalle Wien, Das Porträt-Fotografie als Buhne, Austria 2009
Arles Photofestival, Show curated by Nan Goldin, France 2009
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Darkside, Switzerland 2008
Cohan and Leslie Gallery, New York, US 2007
Mois de la Photo, Paris, France 2006
Caprice Horn Gallery, Berlin, Germany 2006
Contretype, Genre Humain, Brussel, Belgium 2006
Fotografins Hus, Face a Face, Stockholm, Sweden 2006
Noorderlicht Photogallery, Netherlands 2006
D-Foto, San Sebastian, Spain 2006
Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden 2005
Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell , US 2005
Bildhuset, Umeå, Instable, Sweden 2005
Photographers Gallery, London ,Deutsche Börse Photography Price, UK 2005
Winterthur Fotomuseum, Der Traum vom Ich, der Traum von der Welt, Switzerland 2005
Deutsche Börse Group, Frankfurt (Main), Germany 2005
Gooroom project, South Korea 2005
Langhans Galerie, Galerie VU, Praha 2005
Stockholm Cultural House, Instable, Sweden 2004
Stockholm Cultural House, Stockholm too Close, Sweden 2002
Gallery CFF, Stockholm , Inspiration Strömholm, Sweden 2002
Theatre des images, Nice, Swedish Photography, France 1998
Photographic Fair in Gothenburg, Sweden 1998
Stockholm Cultural House, Tempo – A documentary Festival, Sweden 1994
With Anders Petersen at Gallery Prinsen, Stockholm, Sweden 1994
Stockholm Cultural House, Territory, Sweden 1994

Selected Collections
Saatchi Gallery, London
Hasselblad Center , Gothenburg
The Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm
The Nordic Museum, Stockholm
The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston,US
Fotomuseum Winterthur.
Värmlands Museum
Musée Niepce, France

Grants and awards
Author Book award From Back Home at Les Recontres d´Arles Photographie  2009
Grant from KW Gullers fund, Sweden 2008
Grant from Swedish Art Council 2006-2010
Short listed for the Deutsche Börse Photographic Price, Germany 2005
Grant from The Swedish Authers Foundation 2005
Artist in residence at Musée de Niepce, Chalon Sur Saone, France 2004
Grant from the Swedish Authers Foundation 2004
Grant from Hasselblad Center, Sweden 2004
Artist in residence at Contretype, Brussels, Belgium 2003
Grant from the Swedish Arts Council 2000
Grant from The Swedish Arts Council 1998
Stockholm Cultural award, Sweden 1998
Grant from The Andrea Frank Foundation 1998
Winner of The Swedish Photo Book Award 1998
Grant from the Swedish Authers Foundation 1998
Bildhuset Grant for Young Photographers, Sweden 1996

A Film About With Anders Petersen, Éditions de l’Oeil 2013 (DVD med booklet)
Lost Home (Omnibus) Superlabo 2013
Långt Från Stockholm, Mörel Books 2013
Ende und Anfang-Early Trips, André Frère Éditions 2013
Sketch of Paris, Aperture 2013
7 Days Atens November 2011 Superlabo 2012
Foreign Affair, Superlabo 2011
Wells, Steidl 2010 (Never released)
La Residence, Journal 2009
From Back Home, together with Anders Petersen, Max Ström 2009
Sketch of Home, GUN 2008
CDG/JHE, Steidl 2008
Haunts, Steidl 2006
Trying to Dance, Journal 2004
Härbärge, Bokförlaget DN 1997