Hometown: Tønsberg, Norway
Jonas Bendiksen Bio
About The Artist
A member of Magnum Photos, Jonas Bendiksen (born in Tønsberg, Norway, 1977) has received numerous awards, including the 2003 Infinity Award from the International Center of Photography and first prize in the Pictures of the Year International Awards. His work has been exhibited at the Tom Blau Gallery in London and in the Moving Walls exhibition at the Open Society Institute, New York. His photographs have appeared in National Geographic, Geo, Newsweek, and the Sunday Times Magazine, among other publications. His bestselling first book, Satellites: Photographs from the Fringes of the Former Soviet Union, was published in 2006 by Aperture. In 2007, the Paris Review received a National Magazine Award for Bendiksen's project The Places We Live.
Courtesy of Aperture Foundation