LECTURE AT DANISH JOURNALISM CONFERENCE
I was invited to Odense in Denmark to talk about my work at the biannual conference for Danish journalists. I was also happy to introduce, and to be introduced by colleague photographer Lærke Posselt, and to do a Q&A with her after the presentation.
VG Helg magazine dedicated the whole issue to photo stories from Norway. I made a little portrait series called “Province Princess”. You can see the online version of the special photo issue here.
FEMALE FIGHTERS IN VRIJ MAGAZINE
The Dutch magazine Vrij published my photos of female wrestlers in Berlin.
INSTAGRAM TAKEOVER OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATION
This week I am taking over the Instagram account of Open Society Foundation to present my project “Return”. Please follow!
PROJECT IN THE FAROE ISLANDS
The month of July I will spend on the Faroe Islands to work on my project about demographic changes when women are leaving their communities in the small island nation in the North Atlantic. The work is supported by a grant from the German VG Bild-Kunst.
ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL
«Return» is exhibited in the 2016 main programme of Athens Photo Festival. The exhibition reflects the diversity of contemporary photography, presenting recent works by 85 established and emerging artists from 35 countries, 8 multimedia projects and a wide selection of photobooks, spread across 5 exhibition halls at the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece. My exhibition is supported by the Norwegian Embassy & the Norwegian Institute in Athens.
ASSIGNMENT FOR TIME MAGAZINE
I was assigned to portray Auschwitz survivor Irene Weiss for Time Magazine when she was a witness in a trial in Detmold in Germany. More than 70 years after World War II, the prosecution of a 94-year-old former SS guard renews questions about how to assign blame for the Holocaust.
TEACHING IN HANNOVER
This semester I am teaching a class called “The Narrative Portrait” within the Photojournalism and Documentary Photography study course at the University of Applied Science and Arts Hannover, Germany.