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Kristoffer Eliassen
Born: September 16, 1971, Oslo, Norway
Visual Artist / Photographer

EDUCATION
Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB), Norway, MA in photography, 1997 – 1999
Bergen Academy of the Art and Design (KHiB), Norway, BA in photography, 1993 – 1996
Photographer’s assistant, Johs. Bøe, Oslo, 1991 – 1993

EXHIBITIONS
“Take your photograph. Come into existence.”, Hå gamle prestegard, Nov. 2016 – Jan. 2017
“#Jeg – fra selvportrett til selfie”, Preus Museum, Oct. 2016 – Mar. 2017
Sony World Photography Awards 2016 Exhibition, Somerset House, London, April 22 – May 8, 2016
Instagram/social photography exhibition, “Photography Day”, Preus Museum (the national museum of photography in Norway), 2013
“See you : see me”, National Touring Exhibitions, Norway, 1999 – 2003
“Young Norwegian Photography”, Internationale Fototage Herten, Germany, 2001
“Exit”, degree show, National College of Art, Bergen, 1999 “Øyets ABC”, National Touring Exhibitions, Norway, 1998-1999 Photographic Spring Exhibition, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, 1997
“Five Star Family”, Galleri Otto Plonk, Bergen, 1996
Det akademiske kvarter, University of Bergen, 1995
Photographic Spring Exhibition, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, 1994

PRESENTATIONS
Pecha Kucha Night #40, Oslo, 2016
Self/Image/Public, “Self Phone”
, Oslo, 2016
Helsinki Photomedia 2016, “Does it really matter?”, paper with Lin Prøitz
Pecha Kucha Night #8, Oslo, 2008

PUBLICATIONS
Katalog – Journal of Photography & Video, #27.2, 2016
Dodho Magazine online, 2016
Universitetsforlaget, 2016, “Selvbilde – fra selvportrett til #selfie” (“Self Image – from Self-Portrait to #selfie”), e-book w/Lin Prøitz
Fotografi, #2 2015, (print and online issue)
People & Places, Bokami Publishing 2011, ISBN 978-82-303-1731-0

Der Spiegel, #52 / 20.12.2003
Frotté, #2 2000
ARR – Idéhistorisk tidsskrift, #4 1999
Aftenposten Aften, May 16th, 1997
Norsk Kunstårbok 1997
Hyperfoto, #4/95-1/96
Tid og Sted, Bergens Tidende, November 3rd, 1994

PURCHASED BY PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
National Touring Exhibitions (Riksutstillinger), 1999
National Touring Exhibitions (Riksutstillinger), 1998

AWARDS
3rd prize winner, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, Staged category

GRANTS
Statens utstillingsstipend, Arts Council Norway (Kulturrådet) 2016
Diversestipend, Arts Council Norway (Kulturrådet) 2014
Statens materialstipend, Arts Council Norway (Kulturrådet) 1999
Statens reise- eller studiestipend, Arts Council Norway (Kulturrådet) 1999

MEMBER OF
Association of Fine Art Photographers in Norway (Forbundet Frie Fotografer)
BONO – Norwegian Visual Artists Copyright Society