About Jacob Aue Sobol
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- 20 years after his father’s sudden death, Jacob Aue Sobol compiled a collection of all his prior work in his honor. Learn more about Sobol’s journeys through Greenland, Siberia, Tokyo—and those he took within himself.
- “As much as possible, I worked from instinct. Taking photos resembles an improvised game. I feel that the more a photo is spontaneous and unplanned, the more it becomes alive, the more it moves from showing to existing.”
- Magnum photographer Jacob Aue Sobol made a trek from Moscow to Ulan Bator to Beijing in one month — often making more than 1,000 photographs each day for 28 days straight. He reveals his process in this great 5 minute video interview.
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