“Henrik Haven is an elite in the world of art photography. Traveling the world and waiting for the perfect conditions to capture his shots, his attention to detail is outstanding. From the streets to the galleries, Haven is a dynamic force behind the camera, using his vast background knowledge and carefully curated personal relationships to secure intimate and insightful images.” – Roland Henry (Managing Editor, VNA Magazine)
Henrik Haven (born in 1975) is a Danish photographer, curator, manager and media relations specialist – working freelance for organizations, galleries, museums, artists and publications. He has documented and promoted numerous art exhibitions, public art events, studio work and artists around the world.
Contemporary art is a lifelong passion for Henrik and after 15 years of working with public relations in the music industry, he decided to make his personal passion a way of life.
Henrik’s photography is characterised by his attention to details and ability to capture work in progress; that specific angle or detail, movement and stroke with the paintbrush that creates a perfect symbiosis between the artist and the artwork. Like storytelling, his photographs brings all the different layers of an artwork to life.
Henrik has worked closely with prominent artists like Shepard Fairey, Conor Harrington, Vhils, Aryz, Borondo, ROA, Saner, Faith47, DALeast, Ernest Zacharevic and Nychos – and collaborated on large scale events and projects with NuArt, Urban Nation, No Limit Borås, The Crystal Ship, ArtRebels and Øksnehallen amongst others.
His work has been published in a variety of books, magazines and newspapers and he is a regular contributor to leading international art publications, blogs and social medias like Juxtapoz Magazine, VNA Magazine, Graffiti Art Magazine, StreetArtNews, Arrested Motion, Brooklyn Street Art and Instagrafite.
Henrik’s focus on art offers great diversity and has also opened a door for curating as well as artist- and project management, and he is always looking to expand his horizon.
“Whether it be climb, crawl, scrape, break the door down or ask politely, Henrik does whatever it takes to get the best shots possible of his subjects. His determination is only equalled by his friendliness. ” – Shepard Fairey (Artist)