Born in Skien, Norway 1973, lives and works in Skien and Berlin
EDUCATION
1999 - 03: Bergen National Academy of Arts and Design / Norway
1997 - 99: Icelandic Academy of Arts, Reykjavik / Iceland
1993 - 99: BA / The University College of Telemark / Norway and Icelandic Academy of Arts (Cultural / Art Mediation)
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017: PUBLIC ART SCREENS, i/o/lab Centre for Future Art, Stavanger / Norway
2016: Kontinuum, Oslo Central Station / Kunstrom OSLO // Kulturburået Mesén / Norway
2014:Corridors // Spaces, Spriten Kunsthall, Skien / Norway
        : Corridors, book launch, Spriten Kunsthall, Skien / Norway
2011:Untitled Projections, Telemark Art Center, Skien / Norway
        : Projections, Smieøya PM5, Skien / Norway
2010: Under Bridges, Art Center Møre og Romsdal, Molde / Norway
2009: Under Bridges, Akershus Art Center, Oslo / Norway
        : Untitled Adjustments, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo / Norway
        : Atelier Nord After Hrs Screen Terminal, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo / Norway
2007: Untitled Adjustments, By the way - Gallery of Contempoary Art , Bergen / Norway
        : Borders, Hordaland Art Center, Bergen / Norway
2005: Blikk, Kragerø Kunstforening, Kragerø / Norway

GROUP EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS (the last 5 years) - full CV here >>
2019: VU, Vestlandsutstillingen / Norway (upcoming)
2018: WOW 20/ Mexico City @ Codec Festival Mexico City / Mexico (upcoming)
         : ANI videoart, Oslo Prosjektrom, Oslo / Norwayy
         : 100, Galerie Axel Obiger, Berlin / Germany
         : MABB - Malmö Artist’s Books Biennal, Malmö konsthall, Malmö / Sweden
         : Minimalen 30, Minimalen Shortfilm Festival, Trondheim / Norway / Norway
2017: Kunstjournalen B-open, Faglig forum og gravøl / Åse Løvgren, HKS, Bergen / Norway
         : GREENLIGHT DISTRICT, Kunsthall Grenland, Porsgrunn / Norway
         : FRIENDS WITH BOOKS, Art Book Fair Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin / Germany
         : Kropp og sjel, Sogn og Fjordane kunstmuseum, Førde / Norway
2016: Here be Dragons, Spriten Kunsthall, Skien / Norway
        : OPSLAG NEDSLAG - Danish Aritst books (Hurrican // Spriten Publishing)
          Den sorte diamant, Copenhagen / Denmark
         : FRIENDS WITH BOOKS - Art Book Fair Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
         : List i Ljósi, Seyðisfjörður / Iceland
2015: I suppose it´s all about movements, ZKU, Berlin / Germany
         : FRIENDS WITH BOOKS, Art Book Fair Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin / Germany
         : Kontinuum, Zentrum für Kunst und urbanistik, Berlin / Germany
         : London Art Book Fair (LABF), Whitechapel gallery, London / UK
         : Sørlandsutstillingen, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal / Norway
         : ON TIME, artvideoKOELN, audiovisual experience / Germany
         : MINIMALEN Short Film festival, Trondheim / Norway
2014: Bergen Art Book Fair, Bergen kjøtt / Norway
         : Aspann, Axel Obiger, Stedefreund / Germany
         : GlobalFlag
, Spriten Kunsthall, Skien / Norway
2013: Strategy and Negotiation, National Center of Contemporary Art (NCCA),
          
 Moscow / Russia
       
  : Ares Film & Media Festival , C.OFF 2013 /
Municipal Gallery of Contemporary Art,
           Syracuse / Italy
       
  : Trace of Transformation,
C.OFF 2012 / CCA Contemporary Art Center Tbilisi / Georgia
       
  : Strategy and Negotiation, B-open,
Hordaland Kunstnersenter, Bergen / Norway
       
  : Stedefreund: Klausur, Institut für Mögliche,
Berlin/ Germany
       
  : IN / TO DARK, Touscene, Stavanger / Norway
2012: The presence of the past in the future, Stedefreund, Berlin / Germany
         :
Artwiki, Digital venue of 7th Biennale for Contemporary / Germany
         : IN / TO DARK
, Teatteri Namion ja Höyhenen, Helsinki / Finland
         : ATLAS,
Spriten kunsthall, Skien / Norway
         : ATLAS,
Kunstraum Kuhturm, Leipzig / Germany
         : DIE SPRACHE IST DAS HAUS IN DEM...,Kunstfilmtag 012,
Düsseldorf / Germany
         : Cologne OFF VII, Freedom om Memory,
Phnom Penh / Cambodia
         : Ionian International Digital Film Festival, Levkas
/ Greece
         : FONLAND MIVA – International Video Art Screenings
/ Portugal
         : Generation Loss Festival Manila
/ Philippines
         : CeC - Carnival of e-Creativity
, Sattal / India
COLLECTED BY
2009: Norwegian Journalist Association
2006: Arts Council Norway
PUBLIC COMMISSION
2018: Nye Skien videregående skole (high School), Skien / Norway
         : Renovasjon i Grenland, Pasadalen gjenvinningsstasjon, Porsgrunn / Norway
2017: Klyvejordet sykehjem, Porsgrunn / Norway
         : GREENLIGHT DISTRICT, Kunsthall Grenland, Porsgrunn / Norway
2005: University of Stavanger, Arne Retterdals House, Stavanger / Norway
1999: Skien 1000 år, commissioned work, Skien / Norway
AWARDS
2014: Fotavtrykk Telemark (The Telemark Footprint Award), atist grant
2003: BKH - award (The Visual Artist Foundation) for Young talented Art Student
GRANTS AND FUNDING
2018: National State grant, Diversestipend
2017: Norwegian Visual Artist Association (NBK,) Vederlagsfond, project grant
2015: GRANT AWARDS EXHIBITIONS 2015, Skien Municipality, travel grant
2013: Norwegian Visual Artist Association(NBK), Vederlagsfond, 1 - year working artist grant
         : Skien Municipality, project grant
2012: OCA, Office of Contemporary Art Norway, International support Program
         : Norwegian Visual Artist Association (NBK,) Vederlagsfond, project grant
2010: Norwegian Visual Artist Association (NBK), Vederlagsfond, 1 - year working artist grant
2009: National State grant, Diversestipend
         : Arts Council Norway, exhibition support
         : Norwegian Visual Artist Association (NBK), Vederlagsfond, project grant
2008: National State grant; Diversestipend
         : Arts Council Norway, exhibition support
2007: Norwegian Visual Artist Association (NBK), Vederlagsfond, 1 - year working artist grant
         : Arts Council Norway, exhibition support
2006: Arts Council Norway, exhibition grant
         : Arts Council Norway, exhibition support
         : Sleipnir, NIFCA, travel support
2005: National 1 - year state grant (Young Visual Artists)
2004: Municipality of Bergen, etableringsstipend
         : National State equipment grant
         : Sleipnir, NIFC, travel support
RESIDENCY
2015: Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik (ZKU), Berlin / Germany (3 months)
2009: Citè Internationale des Arts, Paris / France (6 months)
2006: SIM (The Icelandic Association of Visual Artists) RKV / Iceland (1 month)
2004: The Jomfruland grant, Telemark Fylkeskommune, Kragerø (3 months)
1997 - 98: Nordpluss Scandinavian Student Exchange, Icelandic Academy of Art
1993: Erasmus European Student Exchange Program - Hague / Netherlands
WORK EXPERIENCE / PROJECTS
2019 - 18: Art Consultant: barnehage, Skien / Norway
2018 - 08: Arts Mediation: National Museum of Art, Architecture & Design,
          Kulturskatten
Telemark, Oppland County, Telemark Art Center (TKS)
          Spriten kunsthall and The Museum of Telemark / Norway
2010: Round and round...workshop, UKM photography, Skien / Norway
         : Film I, workshop 8.-10.grade, Allegro film AS, Grenland / Norway
2010 - 08: Assistant photographer, Hans Fredrik Asbjørnsen, Oslo / Norway
2008: Hjalmar Johansens VGS. introduction documentary film, Skien / Norway
2008 - 05: X for Unknown, B - photographer, documentary film / Norway
2004 - 03: Child & Family Project, Commissioned work, photo / editing / script / Mongolia
2004: Digital Image Processing, Supplementary Education NK, Tromsø / Norway
2004 - 02: Crying, Laughing, loving, lying. Script / photo / documentary film / Mongolia
        : Autokton, Curatorial project / trustee, Tysnes / Norway
        : Natjazz 2002, Video documentation / Norway
2001 - 03: Aqua Assassination, B - photographer, documentary film / India
2000: Assistant photographer J. Golden Charlottesville, Virginia / USA
        : Fjærland 2000, Ice festival, Fjærland / Norway
        : Tep 2000, Photo / Script / Editing / Audio, UVA / USA
        : Workshop Photography / Japan
        : International Snow Seminar, Workshop at Finse / Norway
MEMBERSHIP
2015-: BIT (Visual Artist Association), Telemark (Board member)
2012 : Stedefreund, artist-run project space, Berlin
2010-: FFF (Society of Fine Art Photographers)
2003-: NBK (Norwegian Visual Artist Association)
2003-: UKS (Young Visual Artist Association)
2003-08: BKFH (Visual Artist Association, Hordaland) / Board memer (2004-08)