Gunnar Smoliansky (1933) hails from the island of Gotland, in Sweden. He started his career as an assistant to a photographer in Sao Paulo, who specialised in industrial photography. On his return to Sweden, he started work at Atlas Copco as their inhouse photographer, while studying at Christer Strömholm’s photography school. He has numerous exhibitions and publications to his name, and books such as Barn, Slussen and Waldemarsudde.
The portrait of Gunnar Smoliansky was taken by Anders Blomqvist.