Jacob Aue Sobol

Birthdate: 1976 (Copenhagen, Denmark))

Education: Jacob Aue Sobol is a Danish photographer. After studying at the European Film College (Denmark) between 1997 and 1998, he attended Fatamorgana, the Danish school of art and documentary photography. He joined Magnum Photos agency in 2007 as a nominated member.

Aesthetic: Jacob Aue Sobol has developed an expressive style of black and white photography. His visual language, while rmly anchored in documentary form, reveals a profound sensitivity.

Influences: Christer Strömholm, JH Engström, Anders Petersen, William Klein, and Daido Moriyama. 

Discover Novossibirsk, Russie, 2013, a numbered photographic print of Jacob Aue Sobol inside Wombat box No 31.

 

Copyright photo: © Ivanov Iskander

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