Category: Studio, events, promotion, press, updates

Burundi Beauty

I’ve worked in Burundi since 1999 to promote reconciliation and peace after the genocide in the 1990s – with non-governmental organizations, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a private university. During longer stays I spend my spare time with e…

Mount Puig, Spain

A little news from my studio… I guess “Costa del Sol” – the Coast of the Sun – is not the first thing you think of when you see this photo? However, in March 2010 I visited a peace research colleague who has a house up the hills from Benidorm in…

Short video with some recent works

Via this blog, Linkedin, Facebook and a mail service, I try to reach various categories of art lovers – photo art lovers in particular – who cannot visit my gallery in Lund, Sweden. It’s one of the joys of technological innovation that I have writ…

New works on my homepage…

I’ve written about Natalia in another blog post here, now you can see a few of the portraits I have made of her uploaded on my photo homepage. You’ll have to scroll a little down to the bottom. “Natalia #1” Jan Oberg 2011 The site has been re-or…

The advantages of the new photo-related technologies

To follow-up the preceding blog post: What are the comparative advantages of all this? Aren’t we just obsessed with newness and becoming techno freaks hunting down the latest versions of some manipulative tool? Yes, that is a risk – but! You are s…

Pigment Bombs on the "Cultural Night" in Lund, Sweden

It happens every year, in September. Some 400 events all over this 100.000 people town and 50.000 people on their feet. They explore culture in terms of theatre, music, art, food, debates, happenings, what have you – and some come to see my photo …

Summer flower hipsta…

Jan Oberg 2011 This is one of my latest Hipstamatic photos…iPhoneography. Well, not quite true…it’s been through PhotoShop and changed quite a lot from the original. Do you like it?

Working on "Between War & Peace" by S??ren Sommelius

How do I prepare a new exhibtion? What does it take?What’s the process toward some kind of good presentation and how does it strengthen our social relations and friendship? Not everyone, I assume, who visits a photo gallery – or any other gallery …

My first little entry

Welcome to my photo blog… It’s an experiment. It is informal. I’ll keep it clean and simple. I want to find out whether this is a better publishing option than, say, Wordpress. I want something simple, “minimalistic” and a place where photos can…