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Morten Andersen Talk 2 June 2018 – 12:00documenta-Halle

Morten Andersen

Morten Andersen was born in Akershus, Norway, in 1965 and currently lives in Oslo. He started making fanzines and taking pictures of friends in punk rock bands at the age of 15. He continued shooting for bands and the Norwegian press during the 1980s, also working in the darkroom at a daily newspaper in Oslo. He moved to New York and studied at the International Center of Photography in 1990, where his teachers included photographers like Joan Liftin, Nan Goldin, Ken Schles and Larry Clark. He did an internship with Magnum photographer Gilles Peress.His first solo exhibition was at Fotogalleriet in Oslo in 1992, and since then he has had solo and group shows in New Zealand, France, Germany, Greece, Russia, Italy, Austria, Holland, England, Sweden, USA, Norway, Portugal and Switzerland. Morten Andersen is one of Norway´s leading figures in photography and has published over 21 photobooks.


  • 2017 Morten Andersen Country.Rock, Teknisk Industri, Oslo, Norway
  • 2016 Morten Andersen Tokyo 20002002, Shadowlab, Oslo, Norway
  • 2015 Morten Andersen Now I wanna be you dog, Media Immeditat, Marseille, France
  • 2014 Morten Andersen Girls just wanna have fun, Hit Me!, Oslo, Norway
  • 2014 Morten Andersen Never mind the bollocks here’s Foto Nice, Shadowlab, Oslo, Norway
  • 2014 Morten Andersen Stock, CFF/Shadowlab, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2013 Morten Andersen Untitled.Cities., Shadowlab, Oslo, Norway
  • 2012 Morten Andersen 16 bilder (lost dogs), 1%ofOneVerlag, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2012 Morten Andersen, Tore Stemland Flying, Bodø 85/86, ParkArt, Bodø, Norway
  • 2011 Morten Andersen, Dorota Sacha-Krol Black and Blue, Shadowlab, Oslo, Norway
  • 2011 Morten Andersen M in M, Mediat Immediat, Marseille, France
  • 2010 Morten Andersen Color F., selfpublished/Shadowlab, Oslo, Norway
  • 2009 Morten Andersen Blå skog/Blue Forest, selfpublished/Shadowlab, Oslo, Norway
  • 2009 Morten Andersen, Terje Thorsen Jetlag and Alcohol, Shadowlab, Oslo, Norway
  • 2008 Morten Andersen Ass time goes by, Turbonegro 1990-98, selfpublished/Hit Me!, Oslo, Norway
  • 2007 Morten Andersen, Maria do Carmo Seren Fast/Days, selfpublished/Centro Portugues de Fotografia, Porto, Portugal
  • 2006 Morten Andersen, Happy-Tom White Nights, selfpublished/Hit Me!, Oslo, Norway
  • 2006 Morten Andersen Leira, selfpulished/Akershus Kunstnersenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
  • 2005 Morten Andersen Oslo F., selfpublished/Hit Me!, Oslo, Norway
  • 2003 Morten Andersen Days of Night, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway
  • 1999 Morten Andersen Fast City, selfpublished/Hit Me!, Oslo, Norway
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