Jäger Arén (b. 1962, Gothenburg, Sweden) holds a BA in photography. After graduating he began working as a freelance photographer, working on his own projects on the side. In 2004 he released the book 1416 Anholt with an essay by Danish writer Vagn Lunbye. Jäger met the photograph Gunnar Smoliansky during university, and from 2006 he has curated a number of Gunnar Smoliansky exhibitions and books, including One Picture at a Time and Diary.