Jonas Lindstroem is a photographer and director of German and Swedishdescent, hailing from a small town in Germany.
Jonas Lindstroem's love for skateboarding as an adolescent inspired his first steps as a photographer, in which he
documented his peers and their aesthetics. After finishing high school,
Lindstroem moved to Berlin at the age of 19 to study Visual
Communication at the University of the Arts. During his studies, he was
selected to study at the London College of Communications for a year
Lindstroem started his professional career within the broad context of
fashion photography and has developed his directorial and filmmaking
work increasingly over the years, balancing editorial, commercial, and
personal artistic projects like his 15-minute short film “Truth or Dare,”
which documents the narratives sourced from the imaginary minds of a
global generation. Lindstroem’s vision has been proposed through through
his global campaigns for Calvin Klein, Hermès, Yves Saint Laurent, Apple,
Burberry, Cartier, Sephora and Rimowa as well as his work for clients like
Louis Vuitton, New York Times, 032c, Nike, Adidas, Fendi, and Kenzo. As a
director, Lindstroem has worked to create music videos for international
stars such as the video for Kendrick Lamar’s song “ELEMENT.” and Peggy
Gou’s „Starry Night“.
His work has won numerous awards within the creative industry. He
regularly exhibits his work internationally, and is frequently invited to
speak at conferences, universities and art institutions. He has taught at
the ECAL Lausanne and Die Angewandte, Vienna. He currently lives in
Monobloc tells the story of the best-selling piece of furniture of all time. Estimates claim there are a billion of these cheap plastic chairs in use all over the world. This unassuming chair threatens our environment and good taste but is indispensable for millions of people to whom a chair is a chair and nothing more. This is the tale of an object viewed through a critical eye on globalisation - a story that spans functionality and beauty, capitalism and sharing, consumption and recycling.