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Karoline Hjorth

BIRTH: 1980

CITY: Oslo

MAIL: karoline.hjorth@gmail.com


Karoline Hjorth (b. 1980) is a Norwegian photographer, artist and writer with a journalism and tall-ship sailing background. She completed her BA Photographic Arts and MA International Journalism from the University of Westminster (London) in 2009. Hjorth's artistic practice explores the space between staged photography, documentary and text. Her photographic work has received the Deloitte Award at the National Portrait Gallery (London) and her first book Mormormonologene (Eng. The Mormor Monologues) was published in 2011 (Forlaget Press). She is currently working on three books to be published in 2017; Eyes as Big as Plates (with Riitta Ikonen (FI)), Billett Merket (Eng. Personals, Forlaget Press) and Time is a ship that never casts anchor (Hjorth / Ikonen / Mesén). Her recent works have been exhibited at NADA Miami, Pioneer Works (NYC), Fotogalleriet (Oslo), Greenland National Museum, Norwegian National Museum (DKS) and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Helsinki), amongst others.