CV & BIO

Christian Nilson is a hard working, motivated and dedicated photographer. Nilson is Swedish living in Switzerland for a total of 14 years now. Represented by the L A Noble Gallery in London, a member of The Swiss Association for Contemporary Photography NEAR and the Swiss photographer agency 13 Photo. Nilson's roots are in street photography but nowadays he mostly works on long-term projects. His camera gives him a reason to explore new places and forces him to challenge the introvert in him. Nilson's method is flash, he wants the viewer to see everything, no hiding, no guessing.

Books

The Swiss - ISBN 978-3-85881-529-3

Awards

Shortlisted - Athens Photo Festival 2017
Nominee - Nordic Dummy Awards 2016 (The Swiss)
Finalist - The Royal Photographic Society 159th Intl. Print Exhibition
Shortlisted - Vienna Photo Book Review 2016 (The Swiss)
Shortlisted - Athens Photo Festival 2016
Finalist - KOLGA Award 2014
Finalist - ewz selection - Swiss Photo Award 2013
Portfolio Excellence Award - Black & White Magazine

Solo Exhibition

The Swiss - Magazzini Fotografici, Napoli - 2017
Rote Villa - Gallery 13 Photo, Zurich - 2015

Group Exhibitions

Athens Photo Festival 2017 - Photobook exhibition
FIX Photo Festival 2017 - London
The Royal Photographic Society Intl. Print Exhibition - Traveling exhibition
Photo15 - Zurich
13 Photo at the Photo Bastei - Zurich
Photo14 - Zurich
Miami Street Photography Festival 2012
Photo13 - Zurich

Clients

Der Spiegel
DIE ZEIT
Focus
GEO
GEO Wissen
Tages Anzeiger
SonntagsZeitung
NZZ am Sonntag
Handelszeitung
Uni Spiegel
Millionär Magazine
Transhelvetica
The FIFA Weekly
FIFA 1904 Magazine
VICE.com
o-m-k
Foreign Affairs Festival Berlin