Nina Korhonen: Anna, Amerikan mummu

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Memories form an important element in Nina Korhonen’s autobiographically motivated series of photographs. Starting from found colour snapshots of her grandfather, she develops her own history taken from the world of the “American way of life” at which in the centre is her grandmother who emigrated to the U.S. in 1959. In large format colour photographs a dialogue is created between two women from different generations.

57 color images • Text by Nina Korhonen • Translation to English: Aisling O'Neill • Editor: Gösta Flemming • Layout: Nina Korhonen, Patric Leo • Design: Patric Leo • Hard cover • 245 x 305 mm • 104 pages • English/Swedish • 2004 • 2nd edition: Hard cover • 245 x 305 mm • 108 pages • English/Swedish/French; translation to French: Gunilla de Ribaucourt • 2006

Winner of the Swedish Photobook/Best Photobook Award 2004.

Included in 802 photo books from the M. + M. Auer collection, 2007.

Included in Martin Parr's Best Books of the Decade, 2011.

Included in Parr/Badger's The Photobook: A History volume III, 2014.

Selected for Hasselblad Center’s exhibition Published – Photo Books in Sweden, Gothenburg Museum of Art 2018.