Mattias - One of the Winter Talkers!

The Swedish radio listeners have voted! Mattias is going to be one of Swedish Public Radio's "Winter Talkers" this winter. In this prestigious Swedish radio program 8 hosts have been chosen this winter. They each have around an hour of broadcasting time at their disposal to talk and play music. Twice before, in 2008 and 1997, Mattias has been host in their summer show "Summer Talkers". Now it is time again! Listen to Radio of Sweden, P1, December 29th at 1PM. Please note that this radio show is only held in Swedish. Read more here (Only in Swedish).

Inauguration of Norra Länken

Today Mattias have participated in an inauguration of ”Norra Länken”- a new route between Norrtull -Värtan – Frescati in Stockholm, Sweden. Alongside artists like sculptor Pål Svensson and artist Ernst Billgren, he was commissioned to create a permanent photographic- and digital cinema art installation on some of the the walls of the tunnel. Click here to read more! (Ony Swedish)

National Geographic's exhibition

Tomorrow, Mattias will be part of an inauguration of National Geographic's exhibition at Värmlands Museum in Karlstad. In conjunction with the exhibition Mattias will give a lecture about some his most thrilling and challenging experiences, working for National Geographic Magazine. The inauguration will take place at 12.00 at Värmlands Museum and Mattias' lecture will be held at 13.00. Click here to read more. (Only in Swedish)

Dartmouth, the Arctic, the Future

Mattias recently gave a short presentation and participated in a panel discussion about the future of the Arctic hosted by the Mark Brzezinski the U.S. Ambassador to Sweden. The panel discussion was held in order to highlight the cooperation between the United States and Sweden on environmental issues, as well as to exchange best practices on educating and engaging the public on Arctic issues. The US Embassy in Sweden has made a YouTube video of the event.

New Exhibition- Winter at Oasi Zegna!

This weekend Casa Zegna opens the doors to a brand new exhibition called “Winter at Oasi Zegna: the photography of Mattias Klum”

”The magic of the white season work is celebrated by the National Geographic photographer, who immortalizes the splendor of its snow-capped peaks, the force of the elements and the peacefulness of a landscape frozen under a candid blanket.”

Information: Opening and free workshops for kids on Saturday 18 October, from 4 pm onwards. From 19 October to 23 November, open on Sundays from 2 pm to 6 pm. Entry free. Casa Zegna – Via Marconi 23, Trivero (BI) 

Read more here

The IUCN Red List celebrates 50 years!

The International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN, is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network. Their mission is to help the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environmental- and development challenges. This year IUCN celebrates 50 years of the IUCN Red List. This list is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global  approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species. Watch IUCN good- will ambassador Mattias Klum as he talks about the Red List and learn why this list is of vital importance.

Click here or on the video to the right to watch it!

Read more here!

Environment Prize by the Archdiocese of Uppsala!

Mattias will be awarded the Environment Prize by the Archdiocese of Uppsala.

The motivation: "Through his pictures, he has opened our eyes to the fantastic world that we live in and have to take responsibility for. By helping us acknowledge the beauty he awakens a desire to take care of the world we have been given. In addition to his photography, he incisively criticizes the recklessness that often characterizes our civilization in relation to the creation."

Read more here (Only in Swedish)