Today

Photographer mainly working with personal projects in the art field. Also takes on assignment shoots, printing and retouching jobs. Passionate about the analogue technique. Masters both traditional darkroom techniques and digital imaging.
Also graphic designer with the firm STUDIOSEXTON STUDIOSEXTON.

Lives and works in Rättvik, Sweden.

Links

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Curriculum Vitae


Yesterday

Self-taught photographer with background as adept to photographer Anders Petersen. Graduated graphic designer at Dalarna University. Published the book ”För att – Because” at Journal publishing house in 2007. The images were exhibited in Sweden and internationally. Awarded scolarships from Swedish Art Board, Swedish Photographers Assiciation (SFF) and Swedish Authors’ Fund.

Born 1974 in Dalarna, Sweden.

Exhibitions

  • 2016 – Kavallahuset "Fruitful relations", Kavalla, Grekland.
  • 2013 – Fotomuseum Winterthur "Junge Menschen", Winterthur, Schweitz.
  • 2012 - Istituzione Biblioteca Classense "Libriste", Ravenna, Italien.
  • 2009 – Fotomuseum Winterthur "Plat(t)form 2009", Winterthur, Schweitz.
  • 2008 – Fotomuseum Winterthur "Darkside", Winterthur, Schweitz.
  • 2008 – Planket, Stockholm.
  • 2008 – Galleri Ikon "För att/Because", Stockholm.
  • 2007 – Planket, Stockholm.
  • 2006 – Fotomässan "För att/Because", Stockholm.
  • 2005 – Fotografi för Asien, Kulturhuset, Stockholm.
  • 2003 – Eyubi "För att/Because", Stockholm.
  • 2003 – Karga "För att/Because", Istanbul, Turkiet.


Work/Education

  • 2016 - ongoing Graphic design, web and photography, STUDIOSEXTON, Rättvik.
  • 2012 - 2015 Graphic Design (bachelor degree), Högskolan Dalarna, Borlänge.
  • 2008 - 2010 Analogue printer, Indigo, Stockholm.
  • 1999 - 2008 Analogue printer, Photographer Anders Petersen, Stockholm.
  • 2005 Digital imaging, Swedish Photographers Assosiation, Stockholm.
  • 1997 - 1999 Assistent, photographer Carl-Johan Paulin and photographer Staffan Flodquist, Stockholm.
  • 1996 - 1997 Documentary photography education, Hola Folkhögskola, Prästmon.

Scholarships

  • 2008 - Swedish Photographers Association, travellers grant
  • 2007 - Swedish Art Board, 2-year working grant
  • 2007 - Swedish Authors' Fund
  • 2006 - Foundation Längmanska Cultural Fund
  • 2003 - Swedish Art Board, working grant
  • 2002 - Fabrikör J.L. Eklunds Crafts Fund
  • 2001 - Fabrikör J.L. Eklunds Crafts Fund
  • 2001 - Swedish Photographers Association, assistants grant
  • 2000 - Swedish Art Board, assistants' grant


Collections

Projects


Sandstrom_Pals

Sandstrom_Pals

Cooperation

För att – Because

För att – Because

Photorgaphic publication

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

Ongoing project

On the porch

On the porch

My home town

Kavalla

Kavalla

City portrait

Printing

Printing

Assignments

Address

Helena Påls
Dyrsmedsgatan 10
795 35 Rättvik
Sweden

info@helena-pals.se