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Kiruna, Sweden
2008

Located in the far ends of Sweden, the city of Kiruna came out of the ground to serve the exploitation of the most important iron mine in the world. Authorities had wanted to make it as the spearhead of the Sweden conquest of its territory.
Lars Tunbjork draws here the portrait of the inhabitants of a city, which, in summer, never sees the sunset.
It’s moreover a portrait of the whole city that Lars Tunbjork makes: but not in a documentary way. Architecture, as well as inhabitants, becomes a character that occupies the frame and strikes a pose for the photographer.

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