Field of Art: Photographer
Award winning Swedish photographer Kristofer Dan Bergman lives in New York City. He was raised in a show-business family in Stockholm. His father owned a theater, while his mother was an actress.
At 16 years old, Kristofer was given an old Carl Zeiss camera by his father. Since then, he has shot for numerous international newspapers and magazines, from Corriere della Sera to El País to Elle. Over time, his editorial photography eventually segued into advertising work for the likes of Clarins, Tag Heuer, Panasonic, AT&T and Pfizer.
He has also had numerous solo and group exhibitions, including ‘S_PACE’ (conceptual), ‘Yearbook’ (conceptual), Unbound (Abstract), Chapters (Retrospective), The Karen People of Burma (Documentary) and Kenya’s Garissa Hospital (Documentary) to name a few. He has also been part of a few Museum exhibits: Växjö and Ljungby in Sweden as well as Queens Museum of Art. His work is represented in the ICP permanent collection.
In 2014 Kristofer won the Platinum award for his series ‘Away‘ in the prestigious Graphis Photography Annual and landed the cover for the ensuing coffee table book. He also got the Silver award for the ‘S_PACE‘ series with the same organization. In 2013 Kristofer was a winner in Communication Art Photography Annual (CA53), Creative Quarterly, AX3 as well as APA National Awards with his new series ‘Away’ and ‘S_PACE’ which are the 5th and 6th installation in his ‘First Degree’ annual project.