Torben Eskerod is educated from Aalborg University (1980-86) and has studied at Aarhus School of Architecture and Fatamorgana School of Photography in Copenhagen (1988-91). His projects find common ground in his interest for contemplation and spirituality. He is widely recognised for his portraits in series; Equivalence (1995), Cassadaga (2000), Register - Life and Death Masks (2001), Friends and Strangers (2006) and Campo Verano (2008). His approach to the spiritual potentials for photography is further explored in the series Marselis (2012) and Can Lis (2013).
Recent exhibitions include: The National Portrait Gallery in London, The Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Overgaden Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Peter Lav Gallery, Copenhagen and Yossi Milo Gallery, New York. He has received numerous prices and grants and is represented in private and public collections including the National Portrait Gallery in London, The Museum of Photography Brandts in Odense, The National Museum of Photography, Denmark, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Portland Art Museum, Oregon.