Axel Öberg, born in Stockholm, Sweden. He moved to NYC in 2006 to study at International Center of Photography where he also was based for 10 years until he relocated to his native hometown of Stockholm. Clients include National Geographic, NY Times, Wired magazine and numerous European news outlets where he mostly focuses on news-oriented portraits.
Recent Posts by Axel Öberg
- April 8, 2020 by Deborah Amos, Jacobia Dahm, Axel Öberg, Alex Leff, Hannah Bloch, Larry Kaplow, Michael May, Emily Bogle, Claire Harbage
A series of stories focusing on those speaking out to bring justice in European courts for a regime accused of war crimes. Judges called the series “a case study in thorough, humane, and complete reporting.” They applauded Amos for “swiftly and skillfully relating the background and current situation of each person she profiles, describing but not lingering on the traumatic situations they have endured, and then focusing on their resilience and the action to which their personal histories have spurred them." Originally broadcasted by NPR on September 24, 2019.
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