Mattias Edwall was born 1958 and grew up in Stockholm. Since his dad was an actor he grew up among cameras, film producers and photographers which made him get into the field of photography. He moved to New York where he was assisting Annie Liebovitz and Patrick Demarchelier, and went back to Sweden where he started to do commercial photography assignments and music videos. Mattias Edwall’s presence is total and he seemes to see right to the core of his subject. His book ”Circus” is a well known piece of art with photographs from the Circus group called Circus Cirkör.