Nygårds Karin Bengtsson

Nygårds Karin Bengtsson (born in Mora, Sweden, 1972) works with staged photography. She has a background studying both theatre and documentary photography before entering University of Art and Design. Her background is visible in her photographic works, the theatrical and the ordinary take place side by side, fiction and reality is interwoven with each other. Her work has been shown at Fotografiska (Photography Museum), Stockholm, Malmö Art Museum and Eskilstuna Art Museum, Sweden among many others and is represented in the collections of Malmö Art Museum, Stockholm Konst (Stockholm Art) and The National Public Art Council. She lives and works in Höganäs, south of Sweden.