Mats A, Cover & 10 pages in magazine Fauna & Flora

One day in june, I finally find the house in Bashult in the countryside outside Jönköping, where art and nature photographer Mats Andersson lives with his partner Nina and the dog Orvar. Me and Ulf Sivertsson are met by friendly smiles and dull dog skulls, you do not come here unnoticed. I soon learn that the now yellow-painted house was once inhabited by the Minister of Defense Anders Björck, who, among other celebrity guests, housed Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev. An impregnable armored door remains from that time, as well as some mysterious electrical cables …

> Read the article here (only in Swedish)


 

Mats A portfolio in Magazine 365

 

Mats A portfolio in 365 Magazine. Printed in 200.000 copies, Sweden. Printed in 150.000 copies, Finland.

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"PICTURES FROM A CRISIS OF LIFE

A crackling marriage developed Mats Andersson's imagery and led to the book "Nature Diary". Here are ten years of photos and a personal story.

Mats Andersson's marriage was on to crash and in an attempt to save the marriage, he and his wife moved out in the countryside. It didn't help. On the nights he fled instead the forest together with his camera.
- Nature was my sanctuary. Now I can see that my pictures are …"