Erik Mowinckel

I started taking pictures when I was around fifteen, borrowing my parents compact digital camera to take pictures of friends. I grew increasingly interested in art photography and it took a few years before I became aware of the work of Eggleston, Meyerowitz, Ghirri (and others) which inspired me in a way other art forms couldn't, at least at that time. I got my own analogue camera and started going for walks around the neighbourhood in order to find subjects, which is how I still work, ten years later. The reason I have kept taking pictures is the feeling I get from doing it and hopefully some of that feeling is accessible to other people through the photographs I take.



"The world now contains more photographs than bricks, and they are, astonishingly, all different."
- John Szarkowski