Karoline Hjorth (b. 1980) is a Norwegian photographer, artist and writer. She completed her BA Photographic Arts and MA International Journalism at the University of Westminster (London) in 2009. Her photographic work has received the Deloitte Award at the National Portrait Gallery in London and has been exhibited and published internationally.

Her first book Mormormonologene was published in 2011 (Press Publishing, Oslo), followed by Eyes as Big as Plates, (with Riitta Ikonen, published by Press Publishing in 2017). Eyes as Big as Plates was awarded gold for best cover in Grafill’s annual book award show Årets Vakreste Bøker 2018 and nominated for the Paris Photo / Aperture Foundation – Photobook Awards 2017. Time is a ship that never casts anchor (with Ikonen, Mesén) was published in 2018 in conjunction with the completion of a public art commission for New Kirkenes Hospital and most recently her solo project Algoritmeanekdoter, a contemporary portrait series of online daters in Norway, came out on Press Publishing in February 2019. Eyes as Big as Plates 2 (arnoldsche Art Publishers) will be released in the winter of 2022.

Her recent work has been exhibited in solo and group shows at The Royal Academy of Arts (London), Salamanca Arts Centre (Tasmania), Art Toronto, NADA Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Helsinki), The Chimney NYC, Galleri F15 (Jeløy, Moss, Norway), Shoot Gallery (Oslo), Fotogalleriet (Oslo), Landskrona Fotofestival (Sweden), Greenland National Museum, Gallery FACTORY (Seoul) and The Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, amongst others.

As of January 2022 she is also the new artistic director of Fotografihuset, Oslo.

Contact: karoline.hjorth@gmail.com / +47 45 77 57 67

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