On her first official trip, the new Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg chose to visit Berlin and Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel. Assignment for Norwegian newspaper VG.
A part of the series One Day in History is being exhibited at Athens Photo Festival 2013. The exhibition opens Friday 1 November and takes place at “Technopolis” of City of Athens (100 Pireos str, Gazi). The exhibitions are featuring artists and curators from around the world. This year’s theme intends to explore the concept of “Fluid Identities”. Andrea will also participate in Photo Voices on November 3rd, at the Benaki Museum in Athens.
In October I was invited to Munich, to exhibit at the Muenchner Stadtmuseum during the photo festival FotoDoks. The festival is presenting a broad range of contemporary documentary photography, reflecting around the general theme “Stranger World”. The exhibition takes place in Muenchner Stadtmuseum until 1st of December 2013. I was also presenting my exhibited project, One Day in History, for an audience in MaximilansForum and taking part in a debate.
“Everybody Knows This is Nowhere” is exhibited in the photo festival Paraty Em Foco in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 18th – 22nd.
In August 2013 Vadso Kunstforening invited Andrea to exhibit “Everybody Knows This is Nowhere” in the streets of Vadso, Finnmark. Photos with motives from the area, were printed 2×3 meters and attached to buildings and walls in the city centre. Andrea also taught a photo workshop to local youth,
encouraging them to reflect upon and photograph their own life in Finnmark.
In connection with the second anniversary of the Utøya shooting, I was assigned by French youth magazine NEON to do a story. Together with journalist Lauréne Champalle, I went to Southern Norway to meet Lise (19) and her daughter Andrea (3 months old). Please visit Heartbeat to read Lise’s story and see more photos.
After winning the L’Iris d’Or/Sony WPA, Andrea was interviewed by several magazines, newspapers and TV. Here is an overview of some of the interviews and articles that were published online: