Biography

Kristoffer Axén, born 1984 in Stockholm/Sweden, studied photography at the International Center of
Photography in New York between 08-09 and has been exhibited internationally in group shows at galleries
like Aperture (N.Y), Musée de E'lysée (Lausanne), The Camera Club (N.Y), Carla Sozzani (Milan) &
Azzedine Alaïa (Paris). His work has been included in festivals in China, Denmark, France & Canada and he
is published in magazines like The British Journal of Photography, Zoom Magazine, Art Review & Italian
Vouge. He was selected for the ʻreGeneration2: Tomorrowʼs Photographer Todayʼ traveling exhibition and
catalogue and has been shortlisted for the Lacoste Elysée Prize, the Winner of the Ten Best at Ten (2011)
annual Competition and receiver of an Honorable Mention from the New York Photo Festival 2009.
He is in several permanent public and private collections and was awarded with a director fellowship
scholarship from I.C.P (ʻ09).