Kristoffer Axén CV

Kristoffer Axén CV


Advanced Certificate in General Studies of Photography (2008-2009)
The International Center of Photography, New York (NY), USA
Upper Secondary School Degree in Photography/Motion Picture (2001-2003)
Nacka Media School, Stockholm, Sweden




ReGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographer Today (Traveling Exhibition)
Rosphoto, St. Petersburg, Russia (June)
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem (NC), USA (May)
Devos Art Museum, Marquette (MI), USA (February)
Liljevalchs Art Hall Vårsalongen
Liljevalchs Art Hall, Stockholm, Sweden (January)


Tierney Fellowship Exhibition,
Photoville, New York (NY), USA (June)
Fållnäs Art Hall Summer Exhibition
Fållnäs Art Hall, Sorunda, Sweden (June)
Fotojatka Festival of Creative Photography (Traveling Slideshow-Exhibition)
Town Centre, Budweis, Czech Republic (April)
Art Cinema, Brno, Czech Republic (April)
Aero Cinema, Prague, Czech Republic (March)


Budapest Photography Festival (Slideshow)
Budapest, Hungary (October)
ReGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographer Today (Traveling Exhibition)
Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, Mexico (June)
Recontres Int. De La Photo, Fez, Morocco (May)
Caochangdi Photospring Festival, Beijing, China (April)
Azzedine Alaïa Gallery, Paris, France (April)
Aperture, New York (NY), USA (January)
10th International Festival of Photography (Slideshow)
FotoFestiwal, Lodz, Polen (May)
Ten Best At Ten
Lolita Bar, New York (NY), USA (April)
Emerging Artists Auction (Online Exhibition)
Daniel Cooney Fine Art Gallery, (March)
Facing Forward (Online Exhibition)
Forward Thinking Museum, (January)
Aperture Limited Edition Prints (Satellite Exhibition)
ACE Hotel, New York (NY), USA (January)


Lacoste Elysée Prize 2010
Art Basel (Miami Dada College), Miami (FL), USA (November)
Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy (November)
ReGeneration2: Tomorrows Photographer Today (Traveling Exhibition)
Art Basel (Miami Dada College), Miami (FL), USA (November)
Fotoweek DC, Washington (DC), USA (Slideshow/November)
Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy (November)
Flash Forward Festival, Toronto, Canada (October)
Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China (July)
Michaelis School of Fine Arts, Cape Town, South Africa (July)
Rencontres d’ Arles, Arles, France (July)
Musée de E'lysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (June)
Catalogue of the Night
Main Street Gallery, Occidental (CA), USA (October)
Limited Edition Prints
Aperture, New York (NY), USA (September)
New Visionaries 2009
New York Photo Festival (Tobacco Warehouse), New York (NY), USA (May)
Evolution In Exchange
Copenhagen Photography Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark (May)
Empire State of Mind
25CPW Gallery, New York (NY), USA (May)
Fools Rush In
Bathhouse Studios, New York (NY), USA (April)
Portrait Exhibition
MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis (MN), USA (January)


Juried Show Exhibition
The Camera Club of N.Y, New York (NY), USA (December)
New Pictures Show
Center Gallery, Wichita (KS), USA (November)
Young Artists Emerging in America: Place, Body, Technology
Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China (September)
The School of the International Center of Photography, New York (NY), USA (June)




Tierney Fellowship 2011 Grant Recipient
The British Journal of Photography Selected as an Emerging Artist
Zoom Magazine Selected as an Emerging Artist
Win-Initiative’s Ten Best At Ten Annual Photography Competition Winner
Aperture Gallery Selected for the Limited Edition Print Program


WPGA Annual Pollux Award / People Portfolio 2010 Honorable Mention
Lacoste Elysee Prize 2010 Nomination + Grant Recipient
ReGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographer Today Selected Photographer


The Camera Club of N.Y Annual Competition Honorable Mention
New York Photo Festival 2009 / Student Photo Book Honorable Mention
The I.C.P. Director Fellowship Scholarship
The Tierney Fellowship New York (NY), USA
The International Center of Photography New York (NY), USA
Tasmanian Museum of Old and New Art Hobart (Tasmania), Australia
Musée de E'lysée Lausanne, Switzerland
Michaelis School of Fine Arts Cape Town, South Africa
Private Collection Chicago (IL), USA
Private Collection Montreal, Canada



i-Ref Magazine for Contemporay Culture, “Malerische Fotografie” (Dominik Wolf), April 03rd 2012 (online magazine)
Nynäshamns Posten, (Laitinen, Kristina), Issue 68, August 2012, p. 08-09 (published magazine)
Nicotine Magazine, Issue One Year (06), July 2012, p. 94-101 (online magazine)
Aperture, Issue 205, December 2011, p. 15 (published magazine)
Nicotine Magazine, Issue 04, December 2011, p. 42-51 (online magazine)
British Journal of Photography, “Emerging Talents: Global Ambitions” (Bainbridge, Simon), Issue 7790, July 2011, p. 22-23 (published magazine)
British Journal of Photography, Issue 7789, June 2011, p. 58 (published magazine)
Conscientious, “Contemporary Photographers” (Colberg Joerg), April 18th 2011 (online blog)
Zoom Magazine, “New Talent Special Issue” (Franzoni, Cristina), Issue 102 (international ed.), April 2011, p. 48-51 (published magazine)
WinK Magazine, Issue 06, April 2011, p. 67 (online magazine)
Art Review, “Lacoste Elysee Prize 2010” (specially produced catalogue), Issue 46, December 2011, p. 08-11 (published magazine)


Super Massive Black Hole, Issue 06, December 2010, p. 08 (online magazine)
WinK Magazine, Issue 05, December 2010, p. 86-87 (online magazine)
Descry Magazine, Issue 02, October 2010, p. 16-17 (published magazine)
AbouTime, Issue August 2010, August 2010, p. 38-39 (online magazine)
British Journal of Photography, “Hello World: reGeneration2” (Smyth, Diane), Issue 7778, July 2010, p. 38-39 (published magazine)
French Photo, Issue 471, July 2010, p. 10 (published magazine)
WINk Magazine, Issue 04, July 2010, p. 124-129 (online magazine)
Lacoste Elysee Prize ’10, July 2010, p. 04 (promotional catalogue)
Rencontres d’ Arles 2010: Heavy Duty & Razor Sharp, June 2010, p. 406-407 (published catalogue)
La Gazette, Issue 217, June 2010, p. 08 (published magazine)
ReGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today, (Ewing, William & Herschdorfer, Nathalie), June
2010, p. 30-31, 42-43 (published catalogue; Aperture/Thames & Hudson)
Vogue Italia Issue 717, May 2010, p. 22 (published magazine)
ICP One-Year Certificate Programs: 2011-2012, March 2010, p. 14 (promotional magazine)
Descry Magazine, Issue 01, March 2010, p. 28-30 (published magazine)


New York Photo Awards 2009 Annual, November 2010, p. 101-104 (published catalogue)
Young Artists Emerging in America: Place, Body, Technology, September 2009 p. 04, 12-13 (published catalogue)
SHIFT, Issue 04, March 2009, p. 86-87 (published catalogue)