Per-Anders Pettersson – South Africa

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Per-Anders Pettersson was born in Sweden in 1967. He began his professional career in the late eighties, after studying business, working for a local newspaper in his hometown. In 1990, he moved to New York and has covered major news and feature stories in over 60 countries, most recently in Congo, South Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Chad and China.

His works regularly on assignment for STERN, GEO, Newsweek, and many other major international newspapers and magazines. In 1995, Mr. Pettersson produced a book with work from 1991-1995. His work on the ”Flying Squad’ a South African police unit was exhibited at Visa Pour L’image in Perpignan in September 2001. He participated in the ”A day in the life of Africa” book project in the spring of 2002, shooting in Kinshasa, Congo.