Assignment for Stern

Andrea was sent to Stavanger, to do a news feature story about the loss of a German immigrant family’s luck, in a small town on the Norwegian west coast. The husband killed his wife and mother of their two children.

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Exhibition at Lumix Festival

Gjestvang’s project «One Day in History» has been selected out of nearly 1200 applications and will be exhibited with 59 other features at the 4th Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism, 18th to 22nd of June 2013, in Hannover, Germany. This is the third time Gjestvang participates on the Lumix Festival. In 2010 she exhibited «Greenland – Disappearing Ice Age» and in 2012 «Everybody Knows This is Nowhere» was exhibited.
See the list of exhibiting photographers here.

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Teaching at Oslo University College

In January I was invited to teach at the Photojournalism bachelor course at Oslo University College. The students were preparing to leave for Myanmar for a nine weeks stay there. First they will do a workshop and then produce individual projects. During our classes the main focus was the process of working with personal projects, and to help the students developing their ideas for Myanmar. In April I will be back to assist in the editing process. The work of all students will be published as an exhibition, a book and on a website in the spring.

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