Simon Johansson: The Young Ones

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My father wakes me at three o’clock in the morning as agreed. I’m not sure what’s most exciting, to be up watching TV in the middle of the night, or that man is landing on the moon. No matter which, the grainy black-and-white television image of Neil Armstrong in a space suit floating down the ladder has stuck on my retina. While man takes the giant leap, 380 439 kilometres from our living room, I take a small step to expand my very own universe.”

In his third book Simon Johansson focus on children and remember his own childhood. The pictures are taken 2002-19.

63 b/w images • Editing and design: Gösta Flemming and Simon Johansson • Handwritten text on cover: Maria Jonsson • Document and typography: Johan Lindberg • Hard cover • 220 x 250 mm • 132 pages • Swedish/English • 2019

Awarded 2nd Place and Gold at Budapest International Foto Awards 2020.