Frank af Petersens
Studio Felix & Felix
Photos of FaP by Felix Oppenheim, Michael Tjelder, James Hone
Documentary and fine art photographer, represented in private and corporate art collections in the United States, Sweden, Great Britain, Switzerland, Russia, Norway, Spain, Italy, Kenya and China.
Extensive travels in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Lived in Somalia (3 years), Afghanistan (3 years), Yemen and Libya (extended periods over 6 years), as well as in France (5 years). Currently based in Stockholm, Sweden.
Works as a volunteer photographer to help stop elephant and rhino poaching in Africa, and regularly donates photos to fundraising events and conservation organisations, including Wildlife Conservation Network, Save The Elephants, Elephant Crisis Fund, Tsavo Trust, Save The Rhino, International Anti Poaching Foundation, The Thin Green Line Foundation, African Parks and The Perfect World Foundation.
For more information on upcoming exhibitions and limited edition prints available for purchase, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Rialto Living Gallery, 10th Anniversary Group Exhibition, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 2017
Private Exhibition (by invoitation only) Cologne, Germany, September 2017
Gallery 169 Los Angeles, January 2018
ArtExpo New York
Rialto, Palma de Mallorca
Skajs Konst- & Antikhandel, Stockholm
Ovesholms Slott, Kristianstad, Sweden
Gallery 169, Los Angeles
Skajs Konst- & Antikhandel, Stockholm
Galleri Arkiv 8, Göteborg
Save The Rhino Fundraising Gala, Göteborg
Galleri Arkiv 8, Båstad, Sweden
Fotografiens Hus, Oslo
Ekerum Konsthall, Öland, Sweden
Elephant Crisis Fund Gala, Los Angeles
Slussen, Orust, Sweden
Jord, Lysekil, Sweden
Galleri Äpplet Macforum, Göteborg
Liljevalchs Vårsalong, Stockholm
Galleri Eklund, Stockholm
City Art Link, Linköping, Sweden
Höganäs Museum och Konsthall, Sweden
Frennegalleriet, Torekov, Sweden
Fållnäs Konsthall, Sorunda, Sweden
Galleri Ljusdesign, Stockholm
Scandinavian Photo, Stockholm
Donated images for websites, social media, annual reports and fundraising presentations to Save The Elephants, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Lewa, Northern Rangelands Trust, Wildlife Conservation Network, The Thin Green Line Foundation, Elephant Crisis Fund, Ivory Black Foundation, Wildlife Action Group Malawi and African Parks.
Volunteer photographer for Tsavo Trust and Save The Elephants. Donated images for websites, fundraising presentations and social media.
Donated images to Save The Rhino International for websites and printed materials.
Volunteer photographer for Ol Pejeta and Lewa conservancies in northern Kenya. Donated images for marketing, media contacts, and fundraising.
Volunteer photographer for Save The Elephants in Samburu, northern Kenya. Created a new image bank for marketing, media contacts, fund-raising and research.
Donated images to Thin Green Line Foundation for PR and fundraising use. TGLF supports wildlife rangers working in national parks and private conservancies with training and equipment, and provides financial assistance to the families of rangers killed in the line of duty.
Donated images and a framed limited edition print to the Save The Rhino conference and fund-raising gala in Sweden, hosted by A Perfect World Foundation.
Selected by a jury to exhibit images at a fundraising event held in Los Angeles to benefit The Elephant Crisis Fund. The event was hosted by Erica Beeney & Rupert Wyatt, and co-hosted by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Mark Wahlberg, Save The Elephants and Wildlife Conservation Network. The event raised over $ 2 million.
Worked with the International Anti-Poaching Foundation in Zimbabwe to document their work with anti-poaching training for game scouts and rangers from many different countries. IAPF currently manages a team of rangers in a private game reserve in the middle of a poaching ’hot-zone’ in Zimbabwe, protecting a group of breeding black rhinos.
Volunteer photographer for Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya. Created a new image bank for marketing, media contacts, fund-raising and research. Ol Pejeta is a non-profit wildlife conservancy that supports endangered species (e.g. white and black rhinos) and contributes to community outreach programmes in health care and education.
Campaign in support of Social Initiative, a not-for-profit organisation channelling donations from individuals and corporations to selected projects focused on vulnerable children and young adults in Uganda, India and Latvia.
Fund-raising auction for the benefit of Stockholms Stadsmission, in support of the homeless and disadvantaged in Stockholm.
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