In 2007, my father, Jon Håvard Fjell, made the book «The Artist’s Story,» about his father (my grandfather) the artist Kai Fjell. It is a close and personal book about Kai Fjell’s life and art, based on sound recordings and conversations collected by my father.Creating this book has been a dream my father had for many years, that he finally got the opportunity to make. It was an honor for me to be involved in the project as the photographer of the book.
«Ten Years of Pain» is the first book I made together with my brother, Håvve Fjell, based on my pictures and Håvves tekst. He founded the group Pain Solution i 1993, and the book covers the first ten years of his history as an performance artist and Fakir. The book was funded by Hertervig forlag in Stavanger in 2003. We had the book release with a Photo exhibition and performance in Stavanger kunstforening.
In 1990 I got a third prize in the category black and white in
Nikon Photo Contest International, with my picture «Freindship»
40.000 pictures was sent from 46 contries.