Winner of the Swedish Photo Book award!
Kalle Assbring has been awarded the 2017 Swedish Photo Book award!
The award ceremony took place at Rival in Stockholm on March 22nd where Kalle Assbring won against four other nominated books.
Fadern, Sonen och Göran, designed by Sebastian Wadsted, is about Kalles father Göran, a photographer, journalist and author who was shot in Eritrea in 1983, and about Kalle himself and some of the Eritreans who was named Yuran – one of these is the son of the prisoned journalist Dawit Isaaks, Yoran Isaak.
”This award, I would have liked to share with my father. Dad was one of the few who tried to be a voice from inside Eritrea, and I am so proud that his memory lives on in so many there. Through my photo book project I too have come closer to him, and my memory of him”says Kalle Assbring.
The winner will be awarded a prize of 60 000 SEK.
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