Martin Bogren: Italia


One of the most intimate and true documentations of Italy and its people.


ISBN: 9789171263865 Category:

Martin Bogren


Martin Bogren has spent most of the past three years in Italy creating a document of Italian atmosphere. This exquisite selection of the best images is presented in an ingenious design by Greger Ulf Nilson. This book has every potential to become a classic. Martin Bogren’s project Italia is a time capsule, a piece of historic traditional style of street photography and it typifies a photographers’ romantic notion of place.

Additional information

Weight 788 g
Dimensions 23.8 x 32.2 cm
Publisher name Bokforlaget Max Strom
Publication date 1 January 2017
Number of pages 80
Format Hardback
Dimensions 23.8 x 32.2 cm
Weight 788 g
Martin Bogren was born 1967 in Sweden and is now based in Malmo. Bogren's work became widely known in the mid 2000s as the book Ocean was published - which later toured Scandinavia, France, Poland, Italy and USA. The book was shortlisted for Best Photobook in Arles 2009 and received the honorable prize for the Best Photobook in Sweden the same year. In 2011, 'Lowlands' was exhibited at Fotografiska in Stockholm and published by Max Strom. The same year he was awarded with Coup de Cour at the Recontres Arles review in France, and with the prestigious Scanpix Photography Award in Sweden. 'Lowlands' toured through Scandinavia, France, Ireland, Portugal, India and the USA. 'Tractor Boys' (2011-2012) was published as a photobook by Dewi Lewis in 2013. His work is included in several books/catalogues and has been featured in various publications including British Journal of Photography and Images amongst others. Bogren's work is represented in several public and private collections including Bibliothèque nationale de France, Oregon Fine Art Museum and Fotografiska in Stockholm.