Nordens Fotoskola, Photojournalism at Biskops-Arnö, Sweden.
About Asa Sjöström
Åsa Sjöström graduated from the school of photojournalism in Sweden, Nordens Fotoskola in 2002. Her work focus on international understanding, human equal rights, and the situations of women and children around the world. I want to put my personal metaphorical language into the stories I tell. As a photojournalist, Åsa wants to create awareness and strive for intimate situations between her and the people in her photographs.
Åsa has been awarded twice in World Press Photo, Poyi and several times in Swedish Picture of the Year Award. Her work has been given numerous Grants such as Catchlight Activist Award 2015 and the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, honorable mentions in Unicef Picture of the year Award and Swedish Red Cross journalism Award. Recent exhibitions are St Brieuc Photoreporter Festival for her work in Moldova, and she has been selected for the annual subway art exhibit at Mariatorget in Stockholm 2016. Gallery Kontrast in Stockholm exhibited her work Secret Camps Dec-January 2015-2016.