Regional Governor, Liselott Hagberg, opened the outdoor exhibition Värdefulla Vatten in Nyköping. The exhibition is one of the activities during the Water Week in Södermanland, a week full of activities aiming to raise awareness about our freshwaters. The outdoor exhibition will be on display at Stora Torget until September 24th.
With the following motivation Johan was awarded Nature Photographer of the Year: "Johan Hammar receives the award for his stylish and multimedia exploration of our freshwaters exciting world of life. As well as above the surface, Johan is able to show the way through photography, film, knowledge and new technology, says Björn Risinger, Director General at Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.
Johan will attend at the international literary meeting place Book & Sea speaking about his book and project about freshwaters in Sweden.
Read more here.
Multimediashow at Huseby
A multimedia exhibition will be on display at Huseby Bruk 11 May - 31 October 2019. Videoprojections, slideshows, large format prints and sound from freshwaters around Sweden. - My goal is to make people aware about all these fascinating animals living in our lakes, rivers and wetlands. And how all life on land depends on these ecosystems, including us, says Johan.
Read more at Huseby Bruk
Outdoor exhibition in Malmö
In cooperation with VA SYD, (supplier of drinking water and purifier of waste water) and Malmö Stad this outdoor exhibition will be on display 2 May - 9 June at Vattenparken, close to Hyllie Vattentorn.
Featured in Magasinet Skåne
Johan was featured in the magazine Magasinet Skåne, where he also shared some of his favorite water-related places in Skåne.
Lecture at international conference
At an international conference about forestry and water, Johan gave an inspirational talk about life in water and why it is so important to protect and restore freshwater habitats.
NEW BOOK: 50 sätt att upptäcka naturen med barn.
This new book is a celebration to the nature at our doorsteps. It´s not necessary to travel to far flung places to have great adventures in nature. The nature is just outside and can be a fantastic adventure together with kids. The book 50 ways to discover nature with kids is an inspirational book to these adventures.
Read more about the project here. (only in swedish)
At the national meeting for all five water districts in Sweden, Johan held an inspirational talk about the life under the surface in streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands.
Outdoor exhibition in Umeå
Premiere of the outdoor exhibition Värdefulla Vatten in Umeå. The exhibition is a collaboration with VAKIN, the provider of drinkingwater i Umeå and Johan. The exhibition will be open 13 September - 3 October.
You can read more about the exhibition here.
NEW BOOK: Dalby Söderskog
Dalby Söderskog Nationalpark is the smallest nationalpark in the world. But still this area holds an immense biodiversity. Johan is the main photographer in this new book when the nationalpark is celebrating100 years.
Intervju in podcast
Listen to Johan at Naturfotopodden with Therese Forsberg. Johan is talking about his project on freshwater in Sweden. Only in Swedish. Listen to the podcast here.
Lecture and exhibition at Swedish Photo Fair
During the Swedish Photo Fair 9-11 mars, Johan will have an exhibition and hold several lectures about his project on freshwater.
Swedish embassy in Berlin
Johan was at the Swedish embassy in Berlin, holding a inspirational talk about nature in Sweden. The ambassador Per Thöresson got a copy of the new book Sötvatten - en värld av liv.
Lecture tour in northern Sweden
During 2 weeks Johan will tour northern Sweden to hold inspirational talks about our rivers and streams. This is done in cooperation with County Administrative Board Västerbotten and Norrbotten.
Photo: Tommy Vennman
Featured in Kamera&Bild
Kamera&Bild featured Johan and his project about freshwater in Sweden. You can read the article online here.
NEW BOOK: Sötvatten - en värld av liv
During two years Johan have been travelling from northern to southern Sweden to document freshwater and some of the species living there. A unique documentation that combines photo, film, sound and 360 VR. This large format book is the first step highlightning our fantastic freshwaters.
Order the book at Adlibris och Bokus.
Unique VR experience
Life under the surface in streams, rivers, lakes and wetlands are hidden worlds for most people. But with VR and 360 filming Johan has made it possible to discover these worlds without getting wet. For the first time you will be able to discover life under the surface in Swedish freshwaters without getting wet.
Lecture at Vårgårda photofestival
During Vårgårda photofestival Johan was talking about his new project on freshwaters in Sweden.
Photo: Erik Hansson
UN Biodiversity instagram
During one week Johan will take over, publishing photos from some biodiversity hotspots, on United Nations Convension on Biological Diversity Instagram account @unbiodiversity