About the artist
Anders Petersen (b. 1944) is a Swedish photographer, based in Stockholm. He makes intimate and personal documentary-style black and white photographs.
Petersen has published more than 20 books.
JH Engström (b. 1969) is a Swedish photographer and artist based in Stockholm. He was shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize in 2005.
From Back Home documents a rural Sweden far removed from the big city. Photographers Anders Petersen and JH Engström both hail from the rural county of Värmland in Sweden, and have returned there to produce this marvellous collaboration. The result is an intimate journey among people, experiences and landscapes spanning over 300 pages.
Awarded the book prize by Les Rencontres d’Arles 2009
Nominated for The Best Photographic Book in Sweden, year 2009.