Born in Milan 1975. Lives in Stockholm since 2006. 2022 Oct Exhibition at Nordiska galleriet, Stockholm. Photographs from Paradise Stockholm and Europea. 2021 Dec MODERNA MUSEET in Stockholm acquires five prints from the series Europea to their permanent collection of photography. https://sis.modernamuseet.se/objects/106174/piazza-san-marco-venice-ur-serien-europea?ctx=b66b3844725c726d31683a8a80488a0b15bd1df1&idx=3 2021 Nov Europea wins the price Swedish Art book of 2020. https://www.sfoto.se/fotoförfattarna/svensk-bokkonst-har-utsett-25-vinnarbocker-for-2020/ 2021 May Eight silicon mounted prints on glas from the series Mediterraneo are bought by Restaurant Ricordi in Stockholm as permanent exhibition in the dining room. 2021 April Second prize for the book Europea in the category documentary photography at the Moscow Photo Festival. 2021 Europea is published on the internet on GUP, Black Camera/Rolling Stone and Discarded Magazine. https://gupmagazine.com/books/joakim-kocjancic-europea/ 2021 Europea is published on magazines such as Leica magazine LFI, Black and White Photography, Fotosidan. https://lfi-online.de/ceemes/en/blog/joakim-kocjancic-europea-2493.html https://www.fotosidan.se/cldoc/fotosidan-magasin-5-2020.htm 2020 Sept Exhibition ”Europea” at Cultur Baren, Österlånggatan 34 in Stockholm and at the same time ”Paradise Stockholm” at Den Gyldene Freden, Österlånggatan 57 in Stockholm. 2020 April Book Europea published by Max Ström. https://www.maxstrom.se/bocker/269928/europea/ https://www.maxstrom.se/forfattare/61223/joakim-kocjancic/ https://konstigbooks.com/photography/joakim-kocjancic-europea.html 2019 September Exhibition "Mediterraneo" at Baco photographs in Palermo. http://www.bacoaboutphotographs.com/artists-joakimkocjancic/ Project sustained with a grant from Konstnärsnämden. 2019 June Screening of Europea for the Portfolio Europea: NINE CITY LANDSCAPES at Galleri Indigo, Stockholm. 2019 May Exhibition ”After the flood” at the Cultural Center in Cardoso, Italy. The book After the flood is published by Pacini editore, founded by Parco delle Apuane and Unesco. https://www.pacinieditore.it/prodotto/after-the-flood-images-disaster-risk-reduction/ 2018 Nov Exhibition ”After the flood” at Palazzo Ducale for the Photolux Festival in Lucca, Italy. http://www.photoluxfestival.it/it/joakim-kocjancic/ 2018 Oct Exhibition at Fotografiska for Stockholm Fever curated by Jeppe Wikström and Marcus Erixson. 2018 Oct Grant from the Swedish Arts Council. 2018 May Europea wins the first prize for the category documentary photography at the Photo Festival of Rovinj, Croatia. 2018 April Europea is published on the magazines Photoeye (France), ETC (Sweden) and Dagens Arbete (Sweden). https://da.se/2018/04/jakten-pa-europa/ 2018 March Exhibition Europea at Galerie Intervalle, rue Jouye-Rouve, Paris. https://www.fisheyemagazine.fr/rdv/portfolios/joakim-kocjancic-europea/ 2017 May Exhibition Paradise Stockholm at the Leica Gallery in Bologna, Italy. 2016 May Group exhibition at Centre de la photographie Geneve: Camera Auto Controle. 2016 April Launch of the new number of OON 2 at Galleri Ralf, Stockholm. https://www.facebook.com/oon.sthlm/ 2016 Jan Group exhibition at In)(between gallery, 39 Rue Chapon, Paris. Record vol.20 2016 Jan Magazine n.7 UNDERDOGS https://issuu.com/isagelb/docs/underdogs_7 2015 Nov Residence at the Institute Suedoise, Paris. 2015 Sept Member go the photo agency LUZ, Italy. https://archive.luz.it/?12947208027606526460&SCOPE=SEARCHDIALOG&EVENT=DISPLAY&SEARCHDIALOG=2 2015 May Grant from the Swedish Writers Association, Svenska Författarfonden. 2015 Feb Exhibition at Galerie Intervalle, rue Jouye-Rouve, Paris. 2014 Oct Grant from the Swedish Arts Council, Konstnärsnämden. 2014 Oct-Nov Book launch for Paradise Stockholm at: 3/10 Fotoantikvariat, Stockholm. 10/10 Plac’Art, Paris. 24/10 Micamera, Milan. 27/11 Only Photography, Berlin. http://m-magazine.photography/ceemes/article/show/905 2014 September Published the book Stockholm Paradise with Journal (Gösta Flemming) Edition 1000ex. https://ascenseurvegetal.com/fr/monographie/580-paradise-stockholm.html http://www.photobookcorner.com/book/paradise-stockholm/ https://www.photobookstore.co.uk/photobook-paradise-stockholm.html#.VMC_oY4Veww https://www.mottodistribution.com/shop/paradise-stockholm.html https://blogg.dn.se/epstein/2014/10/03/paradise-stockholm-pa-stockholms-fotoantikvariat/ 2014 March Launch of the Photo Magazine OON (Out of Necessity) vol.1 with eight other photographers at Galleri Ralf, Hornsgatan, Stockholm. Selfpublished in a edition of 400ex. https://www.facebook.com/oon.sthlm 2014 Feb Selected for the event/publication on the theme: STREETS, Calgary Canada. https://www.seities.ca/ 2014 Jan Grant from the Royal Swedish House to publish Paradise. 2013 June Selected fot the screenings "Uncertain Futures" with the series Paradise in collaboration with the Gallery of Photography, Dublin. https://cargocollective.com/uncertainfutures/Joakim-Kocjancic 2013 June PARADISE magazine now at the Indiephotobooklibrary: https://www.indiephotobooklibrary.org/2013/06/paradise/ 2013 May Solo exhibition at FORMA, Centro di Fotografia Milano with the series Paradise. Interview at: https://lastampa.it/2013/06/04/multimedia/cultura/a-forma-la-citta-invisibile-di-joakim-kocjancic-OTR0VQ4jaE0iqkYVurautL/pagina.html 2013 March Paradise published on Dienacht web mag: http://www.dienacht-magazine.com/2013/03/26/joakim-kocjancic-paradise-portfolio/ 2013 Jan Group exhibition at Galleria Belvedere “Prima Visione 2012”, Milan, Italy. 2012 Nov Printed in the darkroom photographs from the serie Soho of Anders Petersen for Gun Gallery at Paris Photo 2012. 2012 Nov Directed and edited film music video for swedish song writer Vera Vinter: https://blogg.svt.se/psl/2012/11/14/premiar-vera-vinter-och-markus-mustonen-overallt/ 2012 Sept Solo exhibition at Galleri Kontrast, Stockholm with the new project PARADISE. 2012 Sept Finalist at the Nordic Dummie Award with the series Paradise organized by Forbundet Frie Fotografer, Oslo. 2012 Sept MMA serie published on GUP Magazine online. 2012 Feb Shortlisted for MONO Vol.1 (www.gommabooks.com/mono). 2012 April Exhibition at Tranans Bar with the serie MMA. 2012 March Paradise published on Le Journal de la Photographie: http://lejournaldelaphotographie.com/archives/by_date/2012-03-17/5576/joakim-kocjancic-paradises 2011 April Exhibition ”MEDIOLANUM XXI” at Stockholms Foto Antikvariat and on view the artist handmade book in an edition of 1/6. 2010 Nov Honourable mention at the Viewbook Photostory contest with the series ”APUANE”. 2010 Oct ”APUANE” published on the new magazine IMAG of Link Image, Stockholm. 2010 Sept Selected at the International Photo Festival of Rome in the category ”Unpublished” with the serie “EUROPEA”, curator Marc Prust. 2009 Sept Exhibition PARADISE at Double Elvis Gallery, Stockholm. 2009 March Becomes member of the photo agency Linkimage, Stockholm. 2006 August ”RIVIERA” at Tourism Revolution, young European photography in Sardegna, Italy. 2006 April Selected for the category New Photography at the Photo Festival in Rome, Italy. 2005 MA in photojournalism at the London College of Communication, LCC. 2002-1998 Studies painting and photography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence and Carrara, Italy.