About the artist
Gerry Johansson (b. 1945) is a Swedish photographer based in Höganäs, Sweden. He developed an interest in photography during his teen years and moved to New York in the early 1960s. He later studied graphic design at Konstindustriskolan (today the School of Design and Crafts at the University of Gothenburg), working in graphic design for fifteen years.
Photographs from the small Swedish city Kvidinge, made by Gerry Johansson between 2004 and 2007. Published in April 2007 to coincide with the exhibition “On the Outskirts of its Existence” at Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg, Sweden.
First edition of 400 copies, designed by Henrik Nygren Design.
Since the mid-1980s Johansson has worked as a freelance photographer. His first solo exhibition was at the Fotografiska Museet at the Moderna Museet, 1982. Johansson published a series of geographically focused books starting with Amerika, 1998, Sverige, 2005, Kvidinge, 2007, Ulan Bator, 2009, Pontiac, 2011, and Deutschland, 2012.