About

Visual artist based in Bergen, Norway

Books

  • Halfway Mountain, 2018. Published by Journal
  • Golden Records, 2017. Published by SKREID. Includes work from Alec Soth, Anouk Kruithof, Doug Duboi, Katrin Koenning, Pieter Hugo, Torbjørn Rødland, Wolfgang Tillmans, among others.

Awards & Grants

  • 2019 Project Grant from Fritt Ord Foundation, Oslo
  • 2019 Project Grant from Nordic Summer University 70th Anniversary, Nordic Council of Ministers
  • 2019 Selected participant Alec Soth workshop in Vancouver, CA
  • 2018 Publication Grant from Swedish Libraries, SE 
  • 2018 Shortlisted Author Book Award, Les Rencontres d’Arles
  • 2018 Nominated for Elliott Erwitt Havana Club 7 Fellowship
  • 2018 Nominated for Women Photographers to Watch, Lens Culture by Elena Boille, Internazionale
  • 2017 Shortlisted Kassel Dummy Award 2017 with The Happy Show (Halfway Mountain)
  • 2017 Publication Grant from Fondazione CRF Firenze, IT
  • 2017 Nominated for MACK First Book Award by Charlotte Cotton, Emma Bowkett, Chiara Capodici, Fiorenza Pinna, Rui Prata, Marc Prüst
  • 2017 Finalist Grand Prix Fotofestiwal, Lodz, PL
  • 2016 Production Grant to exhibit Halfway Mountain from Danish Embassy in Rome, IT
  • 2016 Third place NPPA Best of Photojournalism in Personality Profile or Lifestyle Magazine Story Category and Honorable Mention in Magazine Cover category. 
  • 2015 First Prize Fotoleggendo Foto Festival, IT. Finalist at Pesaresi Award, IT
  • 2011 Finalist London Street Photography Awards, UK

Exhibitions & Installations

  • Close Encounters, Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet (Oslo, NO, upcoming 2020)
  • Halfway Mountain, Efterårutstillingen, Pakhuset (Viborg, DK, 2019)
  • Halfway Mountain, ICP Projected (New York, U.S.A., 2019)
  • Halfway Mountain, Fotoforum (IT, 2018)
  • Halfway Mountain, Savignano SI Festival (IT, 2018)
  • A Swedish Americana, video projection for Musée de l’Élysée|La Nuit des Images, Lausanne, CH
  • Halfway Mountain, Scuola Mohole/PhotoWeek (IT, 2018)
  • The Happy Show, QR photogallery (IT, 2017)
  • The Happy Show, Paratissima Contemporary Art Fair (IT, 2016)
  • The Happy Show, Cortona On The Move OFF Circuit (IT, 2016)
  • The Happy Show, Fotoleggendo Foto Festival (IT, 2016)
  • Wait til Summer Comes, Obbiettivo Donna/Female Cut (IT, 2015)
  • Year of the Snake, London Street Photography Festival (UK, 2011).

Selected Publications
Financial Times (UK, 2019), Kapital (NO, 2019), FOTO Politiken (DK, 2019), Wallpaper (UK, 2018), Zeit (DE, 2018), It’s Nice That (UK, 2018), British Journal of Photography (UK, 2018), Politiken (DK, 2018), Avant Garde Mag (IT, 2018), Der Spiegel (DE, 2018), The Calvert Journal (UK, 2018), Port Magazine (UK, 2017), National Geographic Italia (2017, IT), 6mois.fr (2017, FR), Vogue.it (2017, IT), Gazeta Wyborcza (2017, PL), Information (2017, DK), Il Reportage (2017, IT), FK Mag (2017, LV), Witness Journal (2017, IT), Katalog Journal of Photography and Video (2016, DK), Repubblica.it (2016, IT), Internazionale (2016, IT), Il Reportage (2015, IT), Süddeutsche Zeitung (2015, DE), Riders Magazine (2015, IT), Information (2014, DK), Ballad Of Magazine (2014, UK), Polaroiders Anno Zero (IT, collective book), Nanowriters Meet Polaroiders (IT, collective book).

Education

  • MA in Fine Arts at Kunstakademiet i Bergen, NO. 2019-2021
  • Advanced Visual Storytelling. Danish School of Media and Journalism, Århus, DK. 2014-2015
  • MA in Comparative Literary Studies – American Literature and Culture. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. 2011-2012
  • Scuola Romana di Fotografia, Rome, IT. 2010-2011
  • BA in English and Russian Language and Literature, IT. 2006-2010

Work & Teaching

  • 2014-present: Freelance photographer 
  • 2019: Guest teacher. Lecture called “Human Behaviour”. DIS, Copenhagen, DK.
  • 2018: Guest teacher. Lecture called “Make Your Own Kind of Music”. Mohole school, Milan, IT. 
  • 2018: Visiting lecturer at London College of Communication, UK.
  • 2015-2017: Professor in Introduction to Photojournalism, History of Photography, Street Photography at Florence University of the Arts, Florence, IT.
  • 2012-2014:  Assistant Photo Editor for The Calvert Journal London, UK.
  • 2012-2013: Intern for MACK Books Publisher, London and Hato Press, London, UK.