Ryan Koopmans

Ryan Koopmans is a Dutch Canadian photographer interested in the built environment and the societies that are shaped by those environments. Born in Amsterdam he was raised on Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada, completed his undergraduate education at UBC in Vancouver, and in 2012 received a Masters of Fine Art in Photography, Video & Related Media at The School of Visual Arts in New York City. Koopmans is primarily drawn to photographing surreal structures in our world’s megacities and urban landscapes. Formal qualities in their geometry, repetition, and saturation help him illustrate what he terms ‘the poetry of form in interesting locations.’ In essence, his work documents the points of intersection where the natural and manmade converge. He credits his upbringing on Canada’s rugged West Coast, where distances and vistas are vast, as to why he often photographs from a removed perspective, embracing a large sense of scale. Currently based in Stockholm, Sweden, the majority of the year Koopmans travels around the world for both personal and assigned photography & video projects.

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What is Kolla Limited Edition?

Kolla Limited Edition are carefully selected art photographs that come in limited number of copies. We’ve asked the best emerging and established photographers to submit their favourite photographs of Stockholm, and curated a collection from all corners of our beautiful capital.

These photographs are exclusively available at Kolla and come with Certificate of Authenticity. Once sold in the number of editions available, the art piece will not be for sale again. We update our selection of photography art regularly to secure a diverse and unique catalog.