Photographer, Artist and Publisher
Contribution Lukas/Markus by Kalle Sanner
Artist and photographer Kalle Sanner’s decade long project about architect Sven Brolid’s twin chapels in Gothenburg’s Western Cemetery was published in the book ‘Lukas/Markus‘ (ll’Editions & Blackbook Publications), in 2019.
Photographer and artist Kalle Sanner (b. 1978) lives and works in Gothenburg, Sweden. In addition to self-initiated projects, Sanner works on commissions for cultural institutions, design studios and architectural firms. Focusing mainly on still life, architecture and exhibition photography; he was previously responsible for the applied photography programme at Yrgo in Gothenburg. Since 2010 he is part of Ord och Bilds editorial committee as well as the photo author section at the Swedish Association of Professional Photographers, whose main task is to highlight Swedish photobook production.
In 2006 he started the publishing company and distribution network Blackbook Publication in collaboration with Simon Berg; in this context he has published several titles and exhibited the project ‘Album’ at the Hasselblad Centre.
Sanner also works as a teacher at the Valand Academy and is responsible for the courses Artist Book, Professional Development and Publication in the expanded field. Sanner works in a photographic practice and his main concerns focus on spatiality and perception, he is also committed to the production and distribution of the artistic photobook. He is currently Head of the Photographic Department at HDK-Valand in Gothenburg.