EDUCATION 2019 Nikon-NOOR academy, October, Vienna. Tutors Pep Bonet, Sanne De Wilde and Benedicte Kurzen. Among 15 selected participants to attend a 4-day long training with focuse on project development, editing and business skills in documentary photography. 2018/2019 VII Master Class Barcelona, Mentors: Maciek Nabrdalik, Stefano De Luigi, Maggie Steber, Ed Kashi, John Stanmeyer, Anush Babajanyan, Ron Haviv, Ilvy Njiokiktjien amongs others. 7 month class in creating and developing long term projects. 2018 VII Summer School of Storytelling, with Paul Lowe and Ziyah Gafic, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2017 MA course in Documentary Photography, at Volda University College, with Professor Stuart Franklin (Magnum) 2016 Web course in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at The Compelling Image, with instructor David Bathgate 2013 Workshop in street photography with Just Loomis, Norwegian School Photography 2012 Workshop in documentary photography with Donal Weber (former VII Photo agency), Norwegian School Photography 2012 Workshop in documentary photography with Morten Hvaal (Norwegian documentary photographer), Maridalen, Oslo 2011-13 Two year course in Photography, Norwegian School of Photography, Trondheim, Norway 2006-11 Master of Archaeology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Bachelor of Archaeology, University of Tromsø, Norway
PUBLISHED Fotografi Magazine - July/August 2017
GRANTS 2019 Grant from The Fritt Ord Foundation - for Project development on the project"Land of the Blue". About suicide and suicide prevention in Japan. 2018 Grant from The Sasakawa foundation - for project development on the project "Land of the Blue". About suicide and suicide prevention in Japan. 2015 Grant from Trondheim Commune to work with the project "Youth For Free Activity".
EXHIBITIONS/Displays 2019 Participant in #21 Photo Scratch event, The photographers Gallery, London (https://photoscratch.org/Whats-On ) 2015 Solo exhibition with my project “Youth For Free Activity” in Lademoen Church, Trondheim, Norway 2014 Project from occupied Western Sahara “Bitter as life” chosen for the collective Photography Day exhibition, Preus Photography Museum, Horten, Norway 2013 Collective exam exhibition at Norwegian School of Photography, Trondheim, Norway 2012 Solo exhibition “Let me out of here”, Ila Brannstasjon, Trondheim, Norway