Cato Lein was born in Norway and moved to Stockholm in the 1980s. Since then he has worked as a portrait photographer in Sweden and all over Europe. In addition to publishing a collection of his own work, Lein has published books about Romania and also about adopted Korean children living in Sweden, telling their own stories.

The work showcased in ODALISQUE is selected from his upcoming book about the Museum of Natural History in Gothenburg and the Museum National D`Historie Naturelle in Paris