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// about the artist
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Born in 1976, lives and works in Kristiansand, south of Norway with husband and three children. Holds a BA in photography and film from Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. Mathilde has also attended various photographic workshops abroad.

Between 2013-2015 Mathilde participated in the Norwegian Journal of Photography #2, with her project "Searching for Cloudberries" published by Journal, Stockholm, in May 2015, and also fetured in Time Magazine.

The upcoming summer 2016 Mathilde will show her latest work "I need a kiss before they leave" at the Musèe de Elysèe, Lausanne, Switzerland. She will also show a selection of "Searching for Cloudberries" during the 
opening week of The Rencontres d'Arles in France in July and in August at the Encuentros Abiertos, Festival de La Luz, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Mathilde Pettersen is a member of Association of Norwegian Visual Artist and society of Fine Art Photographers in Norway.

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016

La Nuit Des Images, Musèe de Elysèe Lausanne, Switzerland (June)
In the kitchen collective, Arles, France (July)
Encuentros Abiertos, Festival de La Luz, Argentina (August)

   
2013-2015 Norwegian Journal of Photography #2
   
2010 PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont; USA
Preus Museum, Day of photography, Norway
   
2009

Risør International Photofestival, Norway
Fotohuset, Kristiansand

   
2008 Mission Jeunes artistes, Toulouse, France
   
2007 Christianssand kunstforening, Kristiansand
   
2006

Agder Art center, Kristiansand
Sørlandsutstillingen, Norway (guest artist)

   
2005

Albin Art, Oslo(Solo)
Folk-05, Gallery Lista lighthouse, Norway
Sørlandsutstillingen, Norway

   
2001 "The portrait" The Marchmont gallery", Edinburgh, Scotland
   
2000

Degreeshow, Edinburgh, Scotland
Smia Gallery, Norway (Solo)

   
1998 "Identifying with monsters" Munchen, Germany
   
   
PUBLICATIONS
2016 "I need a kiss before they leave" (Upcomming)
   
2015 Time.com "Eight Norwegian Photographers You Need to Follow"
  Norwegian Journal of Photography #2, Journal.
  SHOTS Magazine- Portfolioand interview
   
   
GRANTS AND AWARDS  
   
2016 Foundation FRITT ORD, publicationgrant, Norway
Vest-Agder community project grant, Norway
   
2015 Society of Photographers in Norway
   
2014

Arts Council, Norway
Foundation FRITT ORD, Norway
Kristiansand community art grant, Norway

   
2012 Society of Fine Art Photographers in Norway
   
2010

Artist in Residence, Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain

   
2009 Vest-Agder County, artresidence grant
   
00/03 Society of Photographers project/exhibition grant
   
1997 Kristiansand municipality, art grant
   
   
COLLECTIONS
   
2009 KORO - Kristiansand community
   
2008 Utsikten Art center
   
   
GUEST LECTURES/WORKSHOPS
   
  Teaching various photography workshops


     
 
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contact // mathildepettersen@gmail.com