Karl Henrik Edlund (b. 1987 in Helsinki)
Photographer living and working in Helsinki, Finland

Solo Exhibitions
2022, Åland Art Museum, Mariehamn, Åland (upcoming)
2021, Annotations, Finnish Institute in Stockholm, together with Øistein Sæthren Dahle, Sweden (upcoming)
2021, Eden, Art Proof Grant Finland, Hippolyte Korjaamo, Helsinki, Finland
2019, Bright Hours, Sandvikens konsthall, Sandviken, Sweden
2018, Bright Hours, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
2017, Bright Hours, Galleri Breadfield, Malmö, Sweden

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019, Obestämda platser, Push Festival, Sandviken, Sweden
2019, Published – Photobooks in Sweden, curated by Nicklas Östlind, CFF – The Centre for Photography, Stockholm, Sweden
2018, Axplock, Åland Art Museum, Mariehamn, Åland
2018, PPLATS #1, curated by Nayab Ikram, Photographic Centre Peri, Turku, Finland
2018, Published – Photobooks in Sweden, curated by Nicklas Östlind, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden

Studies
2017, MFA in Film, Processes of Filmmaking, Valand Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
2014, Atelier Smedsby, Paris, France
2013, Program of Photojournalism, Nordens Fotoskola, Biskops-Arnö, Sweden
2009, Program of Photography, Lofoten folkehøgskole, Kabelvåg, Norway

Selected Awards and Grants
Winner of Art Proof Grant Finland (2021)
Winner of the Golden Shade Prize at Tampere Film Festival (2021)
Hélène och Walter Grönqvists Stiftelse (2021)
Arts Promotion Centre Taike (2021)
Föreningen Konstsamfundet r.f. (2020)
Frame Contemporary Art Finland (2019)
Shortlisted for the Finnish Photobook Award (2017)
Åland Cultural Delegation (2019, 2018, 2017)
Stiftelsen Längmanska kulturfonden (2019, 2016)
Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016)
Eugène, Elisabeth och Birgit Nygréns stiftelse (2018, 2016)
Swedish Arts Council (2017)
Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse (2015, 2013)
Winner of TT:s fotostipendium (formerly Scanpix Stipendium) (2010)

Books
Bright Hours, published by Journal, Sweden (2016)

Editorial Publications
2021, Libero
2020, Sumu Zine #01
2018, Guest Nation Finland Pitti Uomo 2018
2016, Der Greif #9
2011, Fotografisk Tidskrift #2

Selected Interviews and Features
2021, Nowhere Magazine
2018, PPlats #1, essay by Pauli Tapio
2018, Bird In Flight
2017, The List #1 by Martin Amis, Photobookstore
2017, Phases Magazine
2017, Josef Chladek’s Virtual Bookshelf
2016, FotoRoom
2016, Best Photobooks of 2016 by Christer Ehrling on Photobookstore

Artist Residencies
2022, Swedish Institute in Kavalla, Greece (upcoming)
2021, Home Residency, The Centre for Photography in Stockholm, the Association of Photographic Artists in Finland and the Finnish Institute in Stockholm
2017, Villa Bergshyddan, Stockholm, Sweden
2016, Källskär Residence, Kökar, Åland, Finland
2016, Berlevågatelieene – Kvitbrakka, Berlevåg, Norway
2013-2014, House of Finland, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2009, Fotobrygga, Skrova, Norway

Collaborations and Memberships
Cinematographer, Where to Land (a short film directed by Sawandi Groskind), world premiered at Locarno Film Festival (2020)
Expert member of the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Program for Culture, Nordic Council of Ministers (2021-2023)
Jury member of the Finnish Photo Book Award 2020
Member of The Photographic Artists’ Association in Finland (2018-)
Co-founder of Mirari Residency, together with Øistein Sæthren Dahle (2016-)