Norwegian Documentary Photography
August 23, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Photo by Linda Bournane Engelberth / VII from the series “You Can Call Me a Gypsy if You Want to.” Luminita gathers wood in the forest to use to heat her home in Dragoeni, Romania.
The exhibition, on view at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter from August 23, 2019 through January 12, 2020, presents the works of 35 photographers with projects spanning the last decade.
All projects presented in the exhibition are the result of dedicated photographic research over time, made possible through support from the Fritt Ord Foundation and the Norwegian Journal of Photography (NJP). VII Emeritus Member Espen Rasmussen is one of the mentors and editors at the NJP.
The exhibition presents a wide range of expressions, forms of work and themes. Overall, the exhibition offers several ways of seeing and understanding the events and situations that shape the world we live in today.