What is it that attracts people to an extreme and extravagant sport? Mikael Jansson let his curiosity draw him in, thus becoming the first photographer ever to get to the heart of this fabled culture. Through his eyes and his mysterious images of chrome, drivers, dust and fans, we gain entrée as well.
With clients like Calvin Klein, Christian Dior, Vogue Paris and Interview Magazine, for which he often shoots portraits of influential personalities, Mikael Jansson is counted one of the world’s leading photographers. He has published several books, exhibited at galleries and museums around the world, and won several prestigious awards.
Mikael Jansson, Nurnburg #4, c-print, 2006, 180 x 270 cm, edition . 100 x 150 cm, edition 3. "Speed of Life", CFHILL, Norrlandsgatan 24, Mon-Fri, 11.30-17.00.
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