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 and is currently based in Oslo. 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, produced in collaboration with Riitta Ikonen and 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. She is currently working on two books to be published in 2019: Time is a ship that never casts anchor, a public art commission for New Kirkenes Hospital (to be published by Mesén, 2019) and Billett Merket, a contemporary portrait series of online daters (to be published by Press in February 2019).
Her recent work has been exhibited in solo and group shows at The Royal Academy of Arts (London), Art Toronto, NADA Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Helsinki), The Chimney NYC, Shoot Gallery (Oslo), Fotogalleriet (Oslo), Gallery FACTORY (Seoul) and The Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, amongst others.
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