Mechkar Albin Biblom

BIO

Albin Biblom b.1975 in Sweden. Educated at International Center of Photography,

New York, USA and at Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 

Publications
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Mechkar, booklet made to an exhibition in Natuurmuseum Groningen. Size: 17x24cm, 32 pages. Dutch. Distribution: Aurora Borealis 2003. Out of Print.
 

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The Journals of Jacob Mandeville by Albin Biblom, with a foreword by Kees van der Meijden.

Hardcover, duotone. Size 17x22cm, 96 pages. Dutch / English. 2001. Out of Print.

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Twelve hand printed silver gelatin

photographs from the documentation

about Bulgaria´s last dancing bears

and their owners. Edition: 500 copies.

Size 7,5x10cm. Out of Print.

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Edited by Ute Eskildsen and Museum Folkwang this book features works by Albin Biblom,

Jaques-Henri Lartigue, Lisette Model, Lewis Caroll, Irving Penn, August Sander and others.

Steidl 2005. Out of Print

 
Texts etc.

2019:  Review in Helsingborgs Dagblad by Thomas H Johnsson READ

2019:  "Curiosity and Control", exhibition text by Kristoffer Leandoer. READ

2019:  "Det villes teater", Curiosity and Control in Morgenbladet, by Bernhard Ellefsen. READ

2019:  "Ett samtal med Albin Biblom", text by Linda Bergman in VERK. READ

2018:  "Bibloms brottning med björnar", text by Björn Larsson in Konsten. READ

2012:  Interview in Monthly Photo Art Magazine, by Sookyoung Huh, in Korean. READ

2011:  Documentary on Swedish Radio with Albin Biblom, Gabriella Håkansson

and Joakim Pirinen. By Katarina Wikars and Jenny Teleman. LISTEN

2011: "Flygfotografier av möjliga portar till Paradiset", ur Jacob Mandevilles arkiv,

Journal II. Exhibition text by Jonas Ellerström. (in Swedish) READ

2009:  "The Journals of Jacob Mandeville", Volkskrant, in Dutch.

2008:  Interview by Wang Lang, in Art World, in Chinese READ

2008. "Mandeville", Art World, by Wang Lang, in Chinese. READ

2007: "Mechkar", Photonews-Zeitung Für Fotografie, in German. READ

2005: "The Mandeville Case-some psychological aspects", by Gabriella Håkansson READ

2004: "Bardot, Biblom och Björnarna", by Anna-Stina Lindén Ivarsson, in Swedish, READ.

2004: "Brigitte Bardot and The Dancing Bears", by Albin Biblom and Jörn Spolander READ

2003: "Bulgariens sista dansande björnar", text by Kristoffer Leandoer, BLM, Nr 1.

Exhibitions

2022:  Västerbottens Museum, Umeå, Sweden.

2021:  Abecita Popkonst & Foto, Borås, Sweden.

2020:  Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden.

2019: "Curiosity and Control", Galleri Axel, Stockholm, Sweden.

2011: Selected work from "The Journals of Jacob Mandeville"  Galleri Hundörat

& Stockholms Fotoantikvariat, Stockholm, Sweden.

2008: "Mechkar", Tampere Photo Festival, Finland.
2007: "Mechkar", Museum für Photographie, Braunschweig, Germany. 
2007: "Mechkar", Da Capo, Arbetets Museum, Norrköping, Sweden. 
2006: "Animalworld", Borås Konstmuseum, Sweden.
2005-2006: "nützlich-süß-museal, das fotografierte Tier", Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany. 
2005: "Mechkar", Sörmlands Museum, Nyköping, Sweden. 

2005: "The Journals of Jacob Mandeville", Felleshus, Swedish Embassy in Berlin, Germany.

2004: »New Swedish Photography«, Hasselblad Center, Gothenborg, Sweden. 
2004: "Mechkar", Södertälje Konsthall, Sweden. 
2003: "Mechkar" Natuurmuseum Groningen, The Netherlands. 

2001: "The Journals of Jacob Mandeville", Natuurmuseum, Groningen, The Netherlands.

1998: "Storytelling", Amsterdam Centrum voor Fotografie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 
1996: "Natural History", Ystads Konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden. 
1994: "New York by Night", NoHo Gallery, New York, USA.

Commissioned Art

2018: "Rivers, Dreamers",  commissioned by Stockholm Council´s Culture Administration,

New Karolinska Solna, Stockholm, Sweden. LINK

2005: "Dancers", photocollages of dancing couples for a home for the elderly, Järna, Stockholm, Sweden. Commissioned by Södertälje Kommun.

Films

2018: "Curiosity and Control"",  documentary by Albin Biblom, produced by Adam Marko-Nord /Alphaville. 58min, language, English/French. LINK

2017: "Hur hamnade jag här?", nine short films made for National Swedish Television.

2017: "En Österrikisk Gris", short film made for National Swedish Television.

2005: "Mechkar", documentary by Albin BIblom, produced by Story. 28min, language: Bulgarian.

Shown in MoMA Documentary Fortnight, New York, Flahertiana Film Festival, Perm, Sofia Film Festival, Bulgaria. LINK

Contact

E-mail: biblom@hotmail.com

Tel: +46.(0)709945808

Tel: +49.(0)17793554213

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