EDUCATION

2001-2003
Photojournalism studies — Oslo University College (NO)

AWARDS / GRANTS

2013
Winner of FotoVisura Grant for outstanding Personal Photography project
Winner of L’iris d’Or – Photographer of the Year Sony, World Photography Awards
Winner of the Norwegian Picture of the Year Award
1st prize NPPA Best of Photojournalism
Journalist grant, Arts Council Norway

2012
3rd prize, UNICEF Photo of the Year Award
PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch
Freelancer of the Year awarded by the Norwegian Union of Freelance Journalists
2nd prize Portrait, Norwegian Picture of the Year
Grant from Freedom of Expression Foundation for One Day in History, a project about the survivors of the terror attack on July 22nd in Norway
Grant from Norsk Fotografisk Fond for exhibition One Day in History
Grant from Fond for Lyd og Bilde for exhibition One Day in History

2011
1st prize Domestic Documentary story, Norwegian Picture of the Year

2010
1st prize International Documentary story, Norwegian Picture of the Year
Grant from Freedom of Expression Foundation for Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, a project about youth culture in northern Norway

2008
3rd prize International Documentary story, Norwegian Picture of the Year
2nd prize News story, Norwegian Picture of the Year

2007
Grant from Freedom of Expression Foundation for the project Greenland — Disappearing Ice Age,

2006
1st prize International Documentary story, Norwegian Picture of the Year

2005
Grant for young photojournalists, Karina Jensen Minnefond

2004
2nd prize People, Norwegian Picture of the Year

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014
One Day in History, Galleri Vasli Souza, Malmö (SE), solo show, upcoming
Limix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hannover (DE), upcoming
En dag i historien, Stange Bibliotek, Stange (NO), solo show

2013
Arctic Being, Vadsø Kunstforening, Vadsø (NO), solo show
Stranger World, Munchner Stadtmuseum (DE), group show
Fluid Identities, Technopolis, Athens (GR), group show
Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House, London (UK)

2012
Uncommon Intimacy, Spazio Labo, Bologna (IT), group slideshow
Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hannover (DE)

2011
Window Exhibition at 70 ° North, Vadsø (NO), slideshow
NORDOX, V Art Center, Shanghai (CN), group show
NORDOX, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing (CN), group show
Menotrentuno_03: Young European Photography, Su Palatu, Sardinia (IT), group show
Hope: Between Dream and Reality, New York Photo Festival, New York (US)
Festival Ûber Lebenskunst, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (DE)
Volumfestivalen, Elverum (NO)

2010
Greenland, Freelens Galerie, Hamburg (DE), solo show
Greenland, Galeria Open Mind, Milan (IT), solo show
Kiosk Polaroid, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin/Vilnius/Riga, gropu show
Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, Hannover (DE)
LookBetween, Festival for Emerging Photographers, Charlottsville (US)
Zoom Norway, Ljubljana (SL)
Trondheim Dokumentarfestival, Trondheim (NO)
Foianofotografia, Galleria Furio el Furia, Foiano Della Chiana (IT)

2006-2009
Høstutstillingen, Oslo (NO)
Vestlandsutstillingen, (NO)
Scandinavian Driftwood, Nucleo d’Arte, Maputo, (MZ)

MASTERCLASS / ARTIST RESIDENCY

2011
Norwegian Journal of Photography (NJP)
Artist residency in Vadsø, provided by Finnmark county council (NO)

2010
Joop Swart Masterclass, organized by World Press Photo

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

2013
Norwegian Journal of Photography (collection). Published by Journal

2012
En dag i historien (One Day in History). Published by Pax

2010
Persistence, Joop Swart Masterclass (collection)

2009
Contemporary Documentary Photography in Norway, (collection). Published by Press

2006
Norwegian Annual Art Review (collection), Norske Billedkunstnere

2005
64 Photojournalists 10 Years, anniversary book for the School of Photojournalism in Oslo (collection)