We at Mattias Klum Tierra Grande wish you a Merry Christmas and a sustainable 2015!
The Swedish radio listeners have voted! Mattias is going to be one of Swedish Public Radio's "Winter Talkers" this winter. In this prestigious Swedish radio program 8 hosts have been chosen this winter. They each have around an hour of broadcasting time at their disposal to talk and play music. Twice before, in 2008 and 1997, Mattias has been host in their summer show "Summer Talkers". Now it is time again! Listen to Radio of Sweden, P1, December 29th at 1PM. Please note that this radio show is only held in Swedish. Read more here (Only in Swedish).
Today Mattias have participated in an inauguration of ”Norra Länken”- a new route between Norrtull -Värtan – Frescati in Stockholm, Sweden. Alongside artists like sculptor Pål Svensson and artist Ernst Billgren, he was commissioned to create a permanent photographic- and digital cinema art installation on some of the the walls of the tunnel. Click here to read more! (Ony Swedish)
Tomorrow, Mattias will be part of an inauguration of National Geographic's exhibition at Värmlands Museum in Karlstad. In conjunction with the exhibition Mattias will give a lecture about some his most thrilling and challenging experiences, working for National Geographic Magazine. The inauguration will take place at 12.00 at Värmlands Museum and Mattias' lecture will be held at 13.00. Click here to read more. (Only in Swedish)
Mattias recently gave a short presentation and participated in a panel discussion about the future of the Arctic hosted by the Mark Brzezinski the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden. The panel discussion was held in order to highlight the cooperation between the United States and Sweden on environmental issues, as well as to exchange best practices on educating and engaging the public on Arctic issues. The US Embassy in Sweden has made a YouTube video of the event.
This afternoon, Mattias will give a short presentation and participate in a panel discussion about the future of the Arctic hosed by the Mark F. Brzezinski the U.S. ambassador to Sweden.
Mattias is now heading to Rome to shoot for an upcoming book!
This weekend Casa Zegna opens the doors to a brand new exhibition called “Winter at Oasi Zegna: the photography of Mattias Klum”
”The magic of the white season work is celebrated by the National Geographic photographer, who immortalizes the splendor of its snow-capped peaks, the force of the elements and the peacefulness of a landscape frozen under a candid blanket.”
Information: Opening and free workshops for kids on Saturday 18 October, from 4 pm onwards. From 19 October to 23 November, open on Sundays from 2 pm to 6 pm. Entry free. Casa Zegna – Via Marconi 23, Trivero (BI)
Read more here!
The International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN, is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network. Their mission is to help the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environmental- and development challenges. This year IUCN celebrates 50 years of the IUCN Red List. This list is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. Watch IUCN good- will ambassador Mattias Klum as he talks about the Red List and learn why this list is of vital importance.
Click here or on the video to the right to watch it!
Read more here!
Mattias will be awarded the Environment Prize by the Archdiocese of Uppsala.
The motivation: "Through his pictures, he has opened our eyes to the fantastic world that we live in and have to take responsibility for. By helping us acknowledge the beauty he awakens a desire to take care of the world we have been given. In addition to his photography, he incisively criticizes the recklessness that often characterizes our civilization in relation to the creation."
Read more here (Only in Swedish)
It has mostly been about packing and preparing the equipment for yet another exciting expedition to Mozambique for Mattias and his team this week. They're leaving Sweden with nearly a metric ton of equipment and will be filming for an upcoming international documentary.
Mattias will be going down to Gothenburg to do some diving with his security diver and uw-camera assistant Oscar Svensson. While in the beautiful city of Gothenburg August 16, he will be a guest in SVT's summer show with Rickard Olsson.
Click here to read more! (Only in Swedish)
This week Mattias will participate in panel debates, give interviews and lectures at Almedalen Week 2014 (Almedagsveckan 2014) in Visby, Gotland.
Mattias and Professor Johan Rockstöm are going to give a lecture at Nordens Ark today in Gothenburg, Sweden. Nordens Ark is a non-profit foundation working to give threatened species a future and will this weekend celebrate its 25th anniverary. The lecture will not be open to the public.
Listen to Mattias giving a lecture at the photo festival Mullsjö Fotodagar in Mullsjö, Sweden, tomorrow. At the festival you will also have the chance to take a look at a selection of images from Mattias' latest exhibition Living Worlds. Welcome!
Read more here! (Only in Swedish)