Olof Jarlbro

Photographer, Visual Artist

1978 –


Who is Olof Jarlbro?

Olof Jarlbro is a Swedish photographer.

He started to photograph at the age of 20. At the age of 22 he moved to New York and studied photojournalism at Icp, international center of photography. At the year 2000 he went to Nepal, a place he consider a second home for 8 years time, covering the political situation and subjects witch he calls” The one the west forgotten” Such as the stone factory, a place where women and children works at small stone mill,

In 2006 he moved to Prague, Czech Republic for studies at Famu School of performing art, film and TV. He works for numerous magazines and are widely exhibit throughout Europe. In the year 2008 he published the book “ The falling Kingdom” Kant Publishing House. The book takes us to a country in many transformations. The unstable political situation in Nepal has had a major impact on the infrastructure of its society. The book portrays the great diversity between rich and poor, victim and perpetrator. But most of all, it reveals an old country on the doorstep for rapid transformation.

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Jul 10, 1978
  • Sweden
Lived in
  • Helsingborg

on July 23, 2013


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