CV

 

Georg Sessler was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1943 and arrived in

Sweden in 1956 as a refugee. He has a long career within photography

and art with many solo exhibitions, and has had some thirty photographic

books published. Georg Sessler lives and works in Stockholm,

Sweden and in Honolulu, USA. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History.

 

Exhibitions

”Roma community” Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu HI, USA 2015

”Bilder i Retur” Indoor Galleri, Örebro, Sweden 2014

”Bilder i Retur” Galleri KG52, Stockholm, Sweden 2012

”Projekt Tensta” Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden 2009

”Sampling” Konstnärernas Höstmässa, Kista, Sweden 2009

”Human Calligraphy” Odense, Funen Festival of Photography, Denmark 2006

”Romer – Bofasta flyttfåglar” Stockholm City Museum, Sweden 2003

”Human Calligraphy” Non Solo Bar, Stockholm, Sweden 2001

”Human Impress” Galleri BR, Strängnäs, Sweden 2000

”Hawaii” Fotohuset, Gothenburg, Sweden 2000

”Hawaii” Bildhuset, Stockholm, Sweden 2000

”Still Life” Galleri F48, Stockholm, Sweden 2000

”Gypsy” Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu HI, USA 1998

”Chocolates” Sollentuna Art Fair, Sweden 1997

”Cigány” Haus Ungarn, Berlin, Germany 1995

”Cigány” Fotohuset, Gothenburg, Sweden 1994

”Cigány” Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden 1992

”Tecken i sten” The Museum of National Antiquities, Stockholm 1992 (Multimedia)

”100 Exhibitions” Fotogaléria Szolnok, Hungary 1990, Group Exhibition

”Georg Sessler” Fotogaléria Szolnok. Hungary, 1989

”Bildens teknik” Kasern 3, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden 1985, Group Exhibition

”Usch vilka bilder” Vox Orange, Stockholm, Sweden 1984

”Planket” Stockholm, Sweden 1983, Group Exhibition

”Planket” Stockholm, Sweden 1982, Group Exhibition

”Jämställd” Televerket Farsta, Sweden 1980.

”Barn på sjukhus” Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden 1976

”Rätten att vara människa” Swedish Travelling Exhibitions, Sweden 1975, Touring Exhibition

”Usch vilka bilder” Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, Turku, Finland 1974

”Usch vilka bilder” Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland 1974

”Usch vilka bilder” Sweden House, Sweden 1973 (Multimedia)

”Unga Fotografer” Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden 1972, Group Exhibition

 

Museum Collections and Public Displays

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland

Fotogaléria Szolnok, Hungary

Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu HI, USA

Three-Dimensional Photographic Collage, Jakobsberg’s Hospital (2×8 metres). Public Work of Art. 1972

Three-Dimensional Photographic Collage, Alfa-Laval, Tumba (2×6 metres) 1972

Three-Dimensional Photographic Frieze for Östgötabanken (1×6 metres) 1967.

 

Grants

Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden Independent research on Raoul Wallenberg 2008

Arts Grants Committee, Project Grant, 2004

Arts Grants Committee, Project Grant, 1996

Swedish Authors’ Fund, Travel Grant, 1995

Swedish Authors’ Fund, 2-year Working Grant, 1990

Arts Grants Committee, Exhibition Grant, 1989

Arts Grants Committee, Project Grant, 1985

Arts Grants Committee, Project Grant, 1982

Swedish Authors’ Fund, Travel Grant, 1979

Swedish Authors’ Fund, 5-year Working Grant, 1975

Ilford Scholar, 1969

 

Böcker i urval / Selected books

 

Jag lever fast jag är född (I Was Born and Yet I Live)

Author: Georg Sessler,

Albert Bonniers Förlag, 2006

 

Midvinteblot (Midwinter Sacrifice)

Author: Georg Sessler and Görel Cavalli-Björkman

Photographs: Georg Sessler and per Myrehed

Nationalmuseum, 2007

 

Human Calligraphy

Photographs: Georg Sessler, Author: Niclas Östlind

Normandie, 2006

 

Sagan om Rane (The Saga of Rane)

Photographs: Georg Sessler, Author: Bengt af Klintberg

Gidlunds, 1990

 

Arbetsmiljön och de ofödda barnen

(The Working Environment and the Unborn Children)

Photographs: Georg Sessler, Author: Inger Ärlemalm,

Tidens förlag, 1979

 

Rätten att vara människa (The Right to be Human)

Authors: Marit Paulssen, Sture Andersson, Georg Sessler,

Photographs: Georg Sessler

Rabén & Sjögren, 1976

 

 

CV