Photographer Joakim Kocjancic is born in Milan 1975. After art school studies in Italy, studying painting at the Academy of Fine Arts and a MA in photojournalism in London he has been living and working in several European cities but 2006 he moved back to Stockholm. He has had various exhibitions in Stockholm - the last one at Galleri Kontrast with the series Paradise Stockholm.
In September 2012. This exhibition has also been shown at FORMA Milan in May 2013. Since 2009 Joakim is a member of the photo agency Link Image and he has been twice selected at the International Photo Festival in Rome.
He won the prize for the best b/w Swedish photographer in 2010. From time to time he has been doing analogue prints for Anders Petersen. In 2014 he self published together with 8 other photographers a magazine only about black/white photography and only about Stockholm: OON (OutofNecessity) Vol.1. The book “Paradise Stockholm” was published in September 2014 in Stockholm together with Journal. In November 2014 he received a grant from the Swedish Arts Council. He is represented by Galerie Intervalle in Paris where he recently had a solo show.