BIOGRAPHY

 

 

 

 

Silje Lovise Gjertsen (b. 1987) is a Norwegian photographic artist based in Bergen and London.

 

EDUCATION

MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London, UK, 2013 - 2015

BA (Hons) Photography, London College of Communication, University of The Arts London, UK, 2010 - 2013

 

 

AWARDS/PRIZES

Statens Diversestipend for nyutdannede kunstnere (Art Council Norway's grant for graduate artists) 2016, NO

Nominated for Magnum Photos & Photo London's The Graduate Photographers Award 2016, UK

The Shutter Hub Award 2016, UK

Metro Imaging Prize 2015, UK

Worshipful Company of Painters and Stainers Award 2015, UK

European Photography Prize 2014, EU

Metro Imaging Prize 2013, UK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Retina Scottish International Photography Festival, Shutter Hub Open, Edinburgh, UK, 2017

London Art Fair, exhibiting with Anise Gallery, London, UK, 2017

Lychee One Gallery, Paper, Publication, Performance, London, UK, 2016

Offprint Paris, self-published book A black hole in the ocean., Paris, France, 2015

Curious Duke Gallery, burning with pleasure by a r c h i p e l a g o, London, UK, 2015

Anise Gallery, Summer Graduate Show 2015, London, UK, 2015

StudioRCA, Showcase Two: Selected Graduates, London, UK, 2015

Royal College of Art, RCA Degree Show, London, UK, 2015

Tate Modern, Offprint London, self-published book A black hole in the ocean., London, UK, 2015

Royal College of Art, Secret Postcard Auction, London, UK, 2015

Mall Galleries, ING Discerning Eye, London, UK, 2014

Christie's, Multiplied Art Fair, London, UK, 2014

Royal College of Art, Secret Postcard Auction, London, UK, 2014

Royal College of Art, Interim Show, London, UK, 2014

Made in Arts London, Process in Exile, London, UK, 2013

London College of Communication, Summer Showcase, London, UK, 2013

London College of Communication, BA Photography degree show, London, UK, 2013

Lewisham Art House, Going Backwards Towards, London, UK, 2012

mac birmingham, Plot 7: Next Genaration. Silver Gelatin, Birmingham, UK, 2012

PUBLICATIONS

 

A black hole in the ocean., self-published book, 2015

Exit Strategies, Black Dog Publishing, 2015

 

 

INTERVIEWS/FEATURES

 

London Live, TV interview, 2015

Metro Imaging, Metro Mentorship interview, 2015

FK magazine, interview with Evita Goze, 2013

Photoworks, feature by Celia Davies, 2013

P-oint Magazine issue #2, review of Going Backwards Towards by Constantin Preda, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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