The Swedish Association of Professional Photographers
About Anders Ryman
Anders Ryman is a photographer and writer based in Sweden whose photographs and illustrated articles have been published in many magazines all over the world, including GEO and National Geographic Nordic. His work has also featured in more than 50 solo exhibitions and been honored with several awards and grants, including working grants by the Swedish Authors' Fund and the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
His largest project to date is Rites of Life, that explored life cycle rituals around the world. First released in 2008, and published in seven different languages, his book Rites of Life was awarded the Swedish Publishing Award in 2009. The Rites of Life project also resulted in a number of open-air exhibitions in major city centers such as London, Copenhagen and Stockholm.
Lately, Ryman has worked on the Romani Voices project, both as a photographer and as an organizer of a traveling outdoor exhibition. The work was done on assignment for the Swedish museum Upplandsmuseet.