Mattias in Athens
On 28 and 29 november, Mattias Klum delivered two illustrated presentations on Biodiversity at the GAIA Center in Athens, Greece, under the title "The Global Ecosystems at Risk".
Mattias in South Africa
Mattias Klum visited South Africa, where he was filmed and interviewed for the National Geographic Channel.
Inauguration at Uppsala University Hospital
Mattias Klum participated in the inauguration of a new neonatal unit at Uppsala University Hospital Friday, 1 October. The Swedish Minister of Research and Education, Thomas Östros och Hospital Director Erik Hemmingsson spoke at the opening ceremony. Later, Mattias Klum delivered an illustrated presentation in Grönwallssalen. More information (in Swedish) about the event can be found here.
Mattias in Swedish TV-show
Mattias Klum continued to appear in the Swedish TV-show "Tv-huset". The show is hosted by Kattis Ahlström and is broadcasted Sundays 18.00 on SVT1. Mattias talked about and showed photos and films from his photographic expeditions around the world, among other things. Mattias has his own section on the SVT's website, where you can see archived material from the show: Expedition Klum
On 11 september 2004 to 6 january 2005, there will be an exhibition of photos from Mattias Klum's book "Horse People" in the museum Arbetets Museum, in Norrköping. "Horse People" is a photojournalistic book about the very special relationship between man and horse. The book visits seven special people in seven parts of the world, examining this intimate relationship that links us to our pastoral past.
Exclusive Pictures at Pressens Bild
An exclusive collection of Mattias Klum's photos are now available Pressens bild, Scandinavias largest picture agency. The images are featured in an online gallery that can be reached through a link at their front page: http://www.prb.se/
Mattias is back in Sweden
Mattias Klum has returned from Borneo, where he has been working on an assignment for National Geographic together with his camera assistant Lars-Magnus Ejdeholm.
Anders Björck, the Governor for Uppsala County, inaugurated Mattias Klum's exhibition, "Horse People" at Upplandsmuseet, the museum of cultural history for Uppsala county.
On 23 april to 29 august 2004, there will be an exhibition of photos from Mattias Klum's book "Horse People" in the museum of cultural history for Uppsala county, Upplandsmuseet, in Uppsala. "Horse People" is a photojournalistic book about the sometimes magical relationship between man and horse, a bond that seems timeless. The book visits seven special people in seven parts of the world, examining this intimate relationship that links us to our pastoral past. Swedish and English versions of the book can be purchased in the museum store.
Mattias photos are now available for purchase at Pressens bild: http://www.prb.se/ Pressens Bild is Scandinavias largest picture agency, providing all types of pictures and a complete press photo service. They have approximately 20 million photos in their archive and 700.000 pictures in their digital archive. A large selection of images are also available from Getty Images: http://www.gettyimages.com/ Direct search for Klum images on Getty Images Getty Images is the world's leading provider of visual content to communication professionals, who represent a diverse range of industries, including advertising, design, magazine, newspaper, broadcasting, production and new media. Images from Mattias Klums work with National Geographic can be found at National Geographic Image Collection: http://www.ngsimages.com/ "Showcasing the work of hundreds of photographers, artists, and illustrators, our imagery spans the rich 116-year history of the Society and embodies the global vision, spirit of adventure, and credibility for which we are recognized worldwide."
Mattias on Assignment
On 24 April, Mattias Klum returned to Borneo, where he continued working on an assignment for National Geographic with his photo assistant Lars-Magnus Ejdeholm.
Back from Antarctica
Mattias is back from the cruise to Antarctica. It was a successful trip with mostly calm weather and close encounters with wildlife in a magnificent environment. Here, Mattias can be seen with Gentoo Penguins, snuggling up for warmth and even falling asleep, pressed against Mattias body.
The Gateway to Sweden
Mattias Klum appears in an article about Swedish photography at www.sweden.se - "The official gateway to Sweden", published by the Swedish Institute.
Mattias Klum in Seattle and Chicago
Mattias participates in the National Geographic LIVE! series of lectures in the United States, featuring adventurers, world-renowned explorers, scientists, photographers, filmmakers, and journalists. Mattias Klum presented his show "The Passion of Seeing Wildlife" on Tuesday, March 16, in Chicago and on Tuesday, March 23 in Seattle. You can find more information about the Chicago lecture and the Seattle lecture at the National Geographic web site.
Mattias in EU Press Conference on Biodiversity
On Monday 9 February 2004 Mattias Klum participated in a press conference on biodiversity in Brussels hosted by Commissioner for the Environment Margot Wallström. Ahead of the international conference on Biodiversity in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Commissioner Wallström called for action to put a brake on the decline in biodiversity in the EU and globally. Swedish National Geographic photographer Mattias Klum delivered a illustrated presentation on biodiversity at the press conference.
Mattias Klum in Swedish TV-show
Mattias Klum appeared in the new Swedish TV-show "Tv-huset" in a recurring segment. The show was hosted by Kattis Ahlström and was broadcasted Sundays 18.00 to 19.30 on SVT1. Mattias talked about and showed photos and films from his photographic expeditions around the world, among other things. Mattias has his own section on the SVT's website, where you can see archived material from the show: Expedition Klum
Mattias in Antarctica
During February 2004, Mattias Klum went on a cruise to Antarctica on the ship m/s Nordnorge. The trip was arranged by National Geographic Sweden and Äventyrsresor in partnership with Diner's Club International. The cruise started at 13 February in Chile, continued through the fjords of Patagonia, through the Drake Passage, around Cape Horn to Antarctica and ended in Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. During the trip, lectures was held on the history and wildlife of Antarctica and the environmental concerns of the region. There is more information about the trip here.