Jörgen Axelvall is a photographer and artist from Sweden currently based in Tokyo.
Before moving to Tokyo in 2011, Axelvall lived and worked in New York City for 15 years.
In September 2013, Axelvall was the international winner of the prestigious New Exposure Award presented by US Vogue and Bottega Veneta.
In 2014 Axelvall published two books, Instant Moments and I was looking for Park Hyatt Tokyo and have had several exhibitions since, showing in Tokyo, New York and Los Angeles.
In 2015 I was looking for Park Hyatt Tokyo was included as a Jury Selection by the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival and was shown at the National Arts Center in Tokyo.
Axelvall’s biggest exhibition to date, OIDE, was held at the Embassy of Sweden Tokyo, December 2015 - January 2016 and a selection of portraits from the extensive OIDE series was shortlisted at the 4th International Emerging Artist Award of Dubai (IEAA) and included in the Best of 2016 book, published by IEAA and Pixalib. In 2017 Axelvall publish