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Born in 1971, Trondheim, Norway         
Lives and works in Oslo                                                                            
                                                                              
Education
2000–02 Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway, department of photography, master degree
1999–00 Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway, department of photography, guest student
1995–98 Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway, department of ceramics, bachelor degree
1993–95 Charlottenlund college, Trondheim, Norway, studies in arts and craft
1992 University in Trondheim, Norway, elementary level in literature

Solo exhibitions
2017 All the whispering of the world, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden
2014 Presence of Things Unseen, Grünerløkka Kunsthall, Oslo
2004 Right here, right now, Gallery By the Way, Bergen, Norway*
2003 Photography in focus, Malmö, Sweden*
2003 The Others, Prosjektrommet, Galleri F15, Norway*
2001 Lovesick during Berg Art, Temp Gallery, Bergen, Norway*
2001 Love Tutorials, Galleri Mellanrummet, Kungliga Konsthögskolan, Stockholm, Sweden*                               
2001 Love Tutorials, Det Fynske Kunstakademis utstillingsrom, Odense, Denmark*      

Selected group exhibitions and screenings
Upcoming
2019 Vårutstillingen, Fotogalleriet, Oslo

2014 Bjørka anniversary exhibition, Oslo Prosjektrom
2011 Ventetid (rerun), public project, Rom for kunst / Kulturbyrået Mesén at Oslo Central Station
2010 Streaming Festival, Paardcafe, Haag, Nederland 2010 Streaming Festival The Hague, 5th Edition, Netherlands
2010 RGB Neighbours, film- og video festival, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
2009 Athens' central Metro Station (Syntagma), Greece
2009 Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto in Gijon, Spain
2009 Optica, video art festival, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
2009 Streaming Festival, 4th Edition
2009 Optica, Centro Huarte, Spain
2009 Optica, Colegio Español, Paris, France
2009 Optica, Filmoteca, Cordoba, Spain
2009 Optica, Art Factory, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009 Optica, Cinemateca Boliviana, La Paz, Bolivia
2009 Athens Video Art Festival, “Technopolis”, Athens, Greece
2009 NORWAY (Norwegian film and video programme), Bucharest, Romania
2008 The National Annual Autumn Exhibition, Stavanger, Norway
2008 The National Annual Autumn Exhibition, Oslo, Norway                
2008 NORWAY, Akademski filmski centar, Belgrade, Serbia
2008 Public screening during B-Open, artist festival in Bergen, Norway
2008 Streaming Festival, 3rd Edition
2008 NORWAY, Center for Contemporary Arts Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan
2008 Storefront Films, Gallery Aferro, Newark, USA
2008 NORWAY, Fuzuê Arte e Cultura, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2007 Kulturnatt, Nøstegaten 52, Bergen, Norway
2006 Ventetid, Julekalender at Oslo Central Station, Oslo, Norway
2006 F 15 Jubileumsutstilling, Moss bryggerier utstillingshall, Norway
2005 Flaggfabrikken presenter, Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
2005 New Norwegian Photography, Preus Museum, Horten, Norway*
2005 Trøndelagsutstillingen, annual regional exhibition, Norway
2005 Vestlandsutstillingen, annual regional exhibition, Norway
2004 Talk to me, Grieghallen, Per Gynt-foajeen, Bergen International Festival, Norway
2003 Samspill mellom forskjeller, Hordamuseet, Bergen, Norway
2003 Oslo - Bergen, Oslo Central Station/Temp Gallery, Norway*               
2003 Tampa-electronic art from Bergen, Quart festival, Kristiansand, Norway*      
2002 Grand Royal Art, calendar/catalogue *        
2002 ArtGenda 2002, Hamburg, Germany***
2002 Videokunst/kortfilm, Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
2002 Zebra Poetry Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
2002 Public Screening, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2002 National Film Theatre, London, UK
2002 Master degree show 2002, Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum, Bergen, Norway
2001 Motlyd during Berg Art, Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway*
2000 Silent Actions, Temp Gallery, Bergen, Norway
2000 Day Tripper, the Horse, in collaboration with Ajla Steinvåg, Bergen International Theater, Norway
2000 Sometimes, I'm a winner, Xs- miniature exhibition, Temp Gallery, Bergen, Norway
1999 Vestlandsutstillingen, annual regional exhibition, Norway
1998 Fast Forward, Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway

Residencies
2018 Labverde, Amazonas, Brazil

Collections
2017 Private collections
2014 Private collections
2004 Preus Museum*
2003 Private collection

Public art projects  
2005 Zoo City, Helse Vest, Bergen, Norway
2004 Trasé, Gaia Bus Company, Bergen, Norway

Grants
2018 Project Support, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond
2017 Project Support, Norsk Fotografisk Fond
2017 Project Support, OCA
2017 Working Grant, Government Grants for Artists (2 years)
2016 Grant, Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Stiftelse
2015 Grant, Government Grants for Artists
2014 Working Grant, Ingerid, Synnøve og Elias Fegerstens Foundation
2014 Exhibition Grant, Arts Council Norway
2014 Grant, Government Grants for Artists    
2009 Project Support, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond
2006 Project Support, City of Bergen
2006 Project Support, Arts Council Norway
2006 Working grant, Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond
2005 Project Support, City of Bergen
2004 Arts Council Norway**
2004 Snorre Andersens legat**
2003 Project Support, The Norwegian Photography Fund*
2003 Arts Council Norway**
2003 City of Bergen**
2003 Sleipnir Travel Grant, NIFCA
2003 City of Bergen*
2002 NOCA*
2002 Project Support, Billedkunstnernes vederlagsfond (with Line Halvorsen)
2002 Project Support, Billedkunstnernes vederlagsfond*       
2002 Arts Council Norway*
2002 City of Bergen*
2001 Letterstedske forening*

Memberships
FFF (The Norwegian Association of Fine Art Photographers)
NBK (The national organization for Visual Artists in Norway)
UKS (The Young Artist Society)
Member of the studio collective Bjørka

 

* Grand Royal Art was a cooperating project that was active between 2000–04
** Flaggfabrikken is an artist studio collective based in Bergen
*** Participated with Grand Royal Art in the following exhibitions:
Hall of Fame, Ausblick Privat, ÜBERFaHHrt, Transform site and Hausbesuche