Ingvar Kenne
Photography, Australia
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Contact details
223A Glebe Point Rd
Glebe NSW 2037
Tel: +61 419-386838
Brief Summary
Born in Stenungsund, Sweden.
He studied Photography Bachelor of Arts at the University of Gothenburg between 1988-1991.
The same year he completed his studies Kenne had a solo show at the Museum of Modern Art in Borås, Sweden. It was in 1992 Kenne by his first monograph – ON THE SIDE (Tidens Förlag, Sweden). An exhibition also toured over a two year period. He then embarked on several journeys around the globe.
The culmination was an around the world trip by motorcycle, resulting in his second monograph – CHASING SUMMER. (Bird Press 2004). Paul Theroux wrote foreword.

In 2005 at the Cannes Lions festival, for an inaugural event called “New Photographers – The Hottest Talent Of Tomorrow”, Kenne was selected as one of 31 photographers worldwide, to be exhibited and discussed during a seminar. That exhibition toured Europe and showed in New York.

His work has been exhibited worldwide I countries including England, France, Spain, Sweden, Italy and Australia. He has received several fellow ship Grants from the Arts Council of Sweden.

2007 Landscapes Deconstructed, Saatchi & Saatchi Galleries, Sydney
2004 Chasing Summer, Australian Centre of Photography, Sydney
2001 Anni’s Wardrobe, Photo Technica Exhibition Space, Sydney
1998 Roadside, Stockholm Culture House, Sweden
1994/95 Poor Lonesome Cowboy, Galleri Koch, Stenungsund, Sweden
1992 On The Side of I, Museum of Modern Art, Borås, Sweden
1991/92 Vid Sidan Av (On The Side), Stockholm Culture House, Sweden
1991 Vid Sidan Av (On The Side), Gothenburg State Library, Sweden
1991 Vid Sidan Av (On The Side), Angered Culture House, Sweden
1991 Vid Sidan Av (On The Side), Frølunda Culture House, Sweden
1989 Fragment, Culture Bagaregården, Gothenburg, Sweden
1988 Pa Andra Sidan (On The Other Side), Prince Oskar, Skovde, Sweden

2007 Ingvar Kenne, Olivia Princi, Box Magazine, Autumn
2006 Ingvar Kenne, Marc Gafen, Capture Magazine, Nov-Dec
2006 GLOSSY 2, Jorian Gardner, The Canberra Review, Januari
2006 Skilda synsätt visar individer eller anonyma porträtt, Marie Lundquist, Fotografisk Tidsskrift, Sverige,
2005 A bird’s-eye view, Kevin Finn, Open Manifesto {2}, December
2005 Glossy 2, Virginia Jones, ABC Canberra, November 29
2005 Photo Exhibition adds gloss to view of culture, Helen Musa,
The Canberra Times, November 26
2005 Between image and idol, Lauren Martin, Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 19
2005 Glossy too, Christine Clarke, Portrait #18, Summer
2005 Books: Chasing Summer, Felena Alach, Photofile, Summer
2005 Ingvar Kenne, Peter Windrim, Black&White 79, June
2005 Motorcycle Diary, Australian Art Review, Ruth Hessey, March-June
2005 Mänskligheten sedd från en motorcykel, Mikael Olofsson, Göteborgs-Posten Tisdag, July
2005 The Motorcycle Diary of Ingvar Kenne, Rick Bannister, Transit, Issue 2
2005 Lens Flair, Australian creative X, October-November
2005 In Print, Photo District News, September
2005 Snapshot, Australian Creative, February-March
2005 Don’t Miss, Capture, January-February
2005 A Voyage Around Humanity, Rob Ingram, Gourmet Traveller, January
2005 POL Oxygen, January
2005 Chasing Summer Book Review, Lee Tran Lam, State of the Arts, January-March

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