Freelancer of the Year

FREELANCER OF THE YEAR 2012 The Norwegian Union of Freelance Journalists named me Freelancer of the Year 2012 in a cermony on the 26th of October. The prize consisted of 20 000 NOK and a drawing by the Norwegian artist Finn Graff. Statement from the jury (only in Norwegian): «Andrea Gjestvang er en frilanser som i hovedsak bruker […]

Recent publications

RECENT PUBLICATIONS One Day in History has been published in numerous magazines during the past months, including Esquire, Expresso, D la Republica, M Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, De Volkskrant, Newsweek Int’l, Newsweek Poland, El Mundo etc. As soon as the book is launched (end of October), the story will be up on my website and […]

The Rise of Populism

THE RISE OF POPULISM Together with photographers such as Dirk-Jan Visser (NL), Jan Joseph Stok (NL), and Ed Thompson (UK) I am participaiting in the photo project “The rise of Populism in Europe”. In the project concerned photographers from different European countries go in search of (political) populist shifts close to home. The launch of the project […]

Youth project in Il Fotografo

FINNMARK YOUTH PROJECT IN IL FOTOGRAFO My long-term project Everybody Knows This is Nowhere is published in the Italian photo magazine Il Fotografo. October last year, a selection of the photos were exhibited during Menotrentuno_03 in Sardinia. This video, made by a photo student shows the exhibition, which was outside in the streets of an old […]