My work focus on international understanding, human equal rights and the situation of women and children around the world. As a photojournalist, I want to create awareness and strive for intimate situations between me and the people in my photographs.
I also do lectures and workshops.
Grants and Awards
2nd prize Swedish Picture of the Year Award, portrait
One year working grant from Swedish Art Society
TT PhotoDocumentary nominee
Arbetets Museum - PhotoDocumentary Award http://www.arbetetsmuseum.se/asa-sjostrom/
Catchlight Proffessional Acitivist Award, www.catchlight.io for The Secret Camps
2nd prize World Press Photo, Daily Life singles
3rd prize Picture of the Year Award POYi, portrait
1st prize Swedish Picture of the Year Award, portrait
Honorable mention, Swedish Picture of the Year Award, portrait series for The Secret Camps
Unicef Photo of the Year Award, Honorable Mention for "Born in the borderlands"
3rd prize Swedish picture Story, Swedish Picture of the Year Award
Honorable Mention, Swedish Red Cross journalist award, for reporting from Horn Of Africa
Honorable Mention, UNICEF Photo of the Year Award.
1st prize Swedish Daily Life, Swedish picture of the year
2nd prize, Foreign Daily Life, Swedish picture of the year
Cancer- and Traffick Associations Journalist Award for reporting of cancer
2nd prize Portrait, Swedish picture of the year award
2nd prize feature picture, Swedish Picture of the year award
Nominated Swedish Red Cross journalist award, for reporting of boat refugees in Senegal
Nominated Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo
1st prize Arts and Entertainment stories, World Press Photo
1st prize Sport Feature, Swedish Picture of the year award
3rd Prize, Foreign Daily Life, Swedish Picture of the year award
3rd Prize, Swedish picture story, Swedish picture of the year award
Anna Lindh Memorable fund scolarship for reporting of trafficking victims in Moldova
2nd prize Sport stories, Swedish picture of the year award
Annual subway Art Exhibit at Mariatorget Station in Stockholm
St Brieuc Photoreporter Festival
Secret Camps, Galleri Kontrast Stockholm
Noorderlicht International Photofestival, Rockabilly
Landskrona Fotofestival, Fika, Scandinavian Moments
Femen Sextrimism, Gallery David Hall, Malmö
Folkets Park, Vadstena
Moldova, Galleri Kontrast Stockholm
Moldova, Halmstads Stadsgalleri
Moldova, Nordic Light Photo Festival, Kristiansund Norway
Moldova Ballet, Galleri Format in Malmö.