In early January, 7th-14th to be accurate, I traveled with 3 other Norwegian artists to Belgrade to participate in a joint exhibition with 5 Norwegian artists. The exhibition represented photo, painting and drawing. Besides myself, it was Dragana Ilic, Zoé
In the period of 8th-14th January 2023 I will take part in a group exhibition at Beti Ford Art Bar in Budapest, Serbia. We are a total of 5 Norwegian artists who want to show photography, paintings, drawings and graphics.
On the weekend of 2-4 September, I and my colleague in the “Fotokollektivet”, Jørn Stensvold, traveled to Gothenburg to participate in the Gothenburg street photo festival. Jørn had been nominated for one photo in the “colour image” class and we
Instagram has eventually ended up as a pretty hopeless platform for photographers. The logarithms that rule in the background make it all very uncontrollable and with all those who now use this platform, people in all categories, it is very
The exhibition disposes of the entire ground floor of Åmål art hall. Large airy surfaces show 31 large formats (70x100cm) with images from the Mississippi. Up the stairs there was a great exhibition about Sven Zetterberg put together by his
This booklet has 52 pages and display 34 pictures based on theme “Blues”. This book contains pictures from a time that has now disappeared. Many of the legends on display are no longer with us. Many of the photos have
This weekend I have been in Malmö, Sweden. Actually in a completely different assignment than photography, but the camera was there, as always, and it was of course time for photography along the streets when I find it possible. -Mainly
July 7th – 16th, Åmål Konsthall, Åmål Sweden. Exhibition theme is «Mississippi». This exhibition will be part of the official program by Åmål Blues Festival, but with an extended disply period. More details coming soon!
Fredag 1. og lørdag 2. april deltok jeg på kurs i mørkeroms-arbeid i regi av Kongsberg Kamera-klubb og kursleder Morten Kolve. Vi var kun to deltagere. I et lite mørkerom var det helt fint, noe arrangøren hadde tatt høyde for.
Lørdag 12 februar gjestet den svenske kunstfotografen Katinka Goldberg, Kongsberg Kunstforening. Undertegnede har fulgt med på Goldberg og hennes arbeider siden 2011 og fant derfor besøket svært interessant. Goldbergs utstilling, Bristningar, vises i kunstforeningens lokaler frem til 27.02.22 Tekst: Morten Gjerde
Det er ikke så ofte jeg skriver om fotobøker med litt “kinky” innhold, men dette prosjektet har en så fantastisk historie at den fortjener omtale. Selv om det er snakk om private og pinlige sider av enkeltpersoners liv, så gir
I was nominated during Scandinavia’s first street photography festival which was held this weekend in Gothenburg, Sweden. The weekend was filled with lectures, photo shows, a cool restaurant / bar for mingling and an exhibition with a total of 120
I dag vil jeg si litt om min egen “workflow”. Noen vil sikkert finne det interessant. Jeg har siden tidlig 2000-tall, altså rundt 20 år, jobbet med Adobe. Primært Photoshop (Ps) og Raw-konverteren Bridge (Br). I tillegg har jeg brukt
It will be arranged a online event of the opening session, 6:00 PM (Central European Time) (same as Norway) on the folowing link: https://meet.google.com/rap-kunz-urh (Real time event) If you want to follow at Facebook, you will find it here: https://fb.me/e/1hv5mrXIA
Silence. A curated international photography exhibition. PH21 Gallery – Budapest, Hungary. April 8 – May 1 2021 I have been selected to participate in a group exhibition with the theme “Silence” under the auspices of PH21 Gallery in Budapest. Hungary.
It is not possible to travel out of the country during the day, due to covid-19. Therefore, creativity has been put to the test and I have used the time to play with slightly different expressions. Sometimes far beyond what
Artist, Audun Haukvik, from Kongsberg – Norway released today, 9th of october his new song “Driving Alone” on the label “streampeak Music”. Listen to the song in all major music-stream-services like Spotify or Itunes. The coverart are made by me,
The exhibit that was planed in Åmål Art Gallery (Åmål konsthall), in Sweden this summer, are now delayed to the next year summer season. Summer 2021 will perhaps be better than 2020, so let us look forward together 🙂 Jeg
På lørdag åpner “Solvervutstillingen” i galleri “Studio 39b” på Gvarv. Utstillingen vil henge i 3 uker og ha åpent alle dager. Vernisage holdes lørdag 20. Juni kl 12:00. Dette er en gruppeutstilling med fire kunstnere og du finner mer informasjon
In the may-issue of Baretta Magazine (Sweden) they present my work over 14 pages (page 68-81). On top of that the magazine used one of my shoots of “Po’Monkey” at the front page. See the issue 8/2020 of Baretta Magazine
In these times, many people are isolated in quarantine. We can’t go out. We cannot be social. We simply have to pay attention to each other. So that’s why I’ve created a little visual story with pictures from my archive.
NB! Avlyst grunnet korona-situasjonen! Lørdagsmatiné i STUDIO 39b på Gvarv 28. mars kl. 1400.Det er duket for en reise i tid og sted i STUDIO 39b denne lørdagen. Fotograf Morten Gjerde vil kåsere og vise bilder fra reiser til Øst-Europa
Hvorfor reiser jeg alene til de merkeligste plasser der få andre drar? Vel, som fotograf er det et poeng for meg å reise nettopp til slike steder. Slike steder er unike i den forstand at det meste fortsatt er genuint.
Jeg har nå et nytt foredrag på ca 70 minutter med tema “gatefotografi” tilgjengelig for din fotoklubb eller lignende.. Foredraget er en blanding av bildevisning, teoretisk tilnærming til tema, litt om hva som ligger i begrepet gatefoto, tips om ulike
The former Sovietunion member Georgia try to raise up a new system for the society, and they are on way to something. With a new generation to come, with new ideas it’s a hope for the future, but it take
1st of march 2019 I released my new fanzine with street-photography. This time my intention was to go color. Many of my followers have asked for some colorpics, -well, you all know that my passion is Black & White… but
I was a week in Warszaw to do some un posed streets and more. A week full of photography. It was really intencive, but it end up with a lot of photography, nice adventures, exhibitions and personal meets with new
Dougie Wallace, en energisk engelsk gatefotograf med guts utover det vanlige. Her var det bare å henge på, for tempoet var til å ta og føle på. Han fotograferte med to blizer, over og under kamera, og han var høyt
Last weekend I attended the Street London Symposium, a hit for street photographers hosted by the Hoxton Mini Press. It all happened a stone’s throw from Brick Lane and in the heart of the Shoreditch area of London. I think
Tomorrow, I will live home for London and the “Street London Symposium”. My new fanzine with street-shoots is ready, the postcards are printed, embossed and all tickets are added to my phone. well, I’m ready and I really look forward
My next “book” will be released 18th of August and can now preorders from my website. 52 pages with 44 BW pictures and 4 Color pictures. All pictures are in the gener of Street Photos. This Fanzine is mainly produced
Telemarksgalleriet har i anledning Notodden Blues Festival sitt 30 årsjubileum satt opp en omfattende utstilling som har fått navnet “Blues in Art”. Utstillingen viser foruten malerier/tegninger utført av musikalske storheter som Bob Dyland, Joni Mitchell og Miles Davis, en rekke verk
I visited Russia and the capital Moscow last week. 1 – 7th of april 2017. My dream became reality. Russia and Moscow has been on my wish list for many years. Now, finally I got the opportunity. In the time since
This mail-message was in my mailbox yesterday: “Congratulations! Your photo “Krakow II” is nominated for the World Street Photography photo book 4 (2016/2017)” -Of course I feel honored. I submitted a few photos right before the deadline expired last week, and
Min tante, Liv, melder i dag at hun har bestilt seg en rundreise i India. Jeg er selvsagt misunnelig. India er et fantastisk annerledes og fargerikt land. -På godt og vondt. Det er jo særdeles tett befolket. Jeg har reist
Arrivals and Departures is a project started in 2012. Jacob Aue Sobol traveled through Russia, Mongolia and China by Transsiberian train. As the atmosphere in the train didn’t meet his expectations (there was almost nobody there to photograph), he stayed
It’s happend at one of my many visits to bookstores, I found this book with photographs. First I just caught the atmosphere of the front of the book, the photographer’s name was so anonymously placed that I did not register
Turid Jørgensen Honerud fra Kazenjammer og Audun Haukvik fra bandet Big Mama All Pax slår seg nå sammen og etablerer en ny superduo. Det ble trommet sammen til fotosession for å stable på beina noen promobilder av duoen. Lokasjonen er Kåre
Det vi som fotoentusiaster kaller gate-fotografi, eller på kvasinorsk – “Street” er en sjanger som lever under ganske mange ulike tolkninger og tankesett. Det er ulikt hva fotografer legger i dette og det er åpenbart at mange av de som mener
Hey folks… wake up… this book will only be printed for the orders that are placed from midnight (GMT) October 27th until 11:59pm October 28th… still some few minuttes more… run 🙂 JH ENGSTROM 30 EUR AVAILABLE FOR 48 Hours October
From the smal UK London independent press publisher “Jane & Jeremy” I find a very nice small book with title, Peckham loves me! The photographer Steve Ball say in the first page that this book is about friendship, experience and a
I have the last days released a few articles about my London trip last week, now I will for a period let you see what I produce on my own photo-journey… so far I have write about exhibits and bookstores,
Burning Down The House / Norman Behrendt (first edition 2014) What a price increase… in 2014 I pay 52,50 Euro for this – included shipping. Now, today – 26th october 2016 I find this at Amazone.com priced to 2.627 USD!!! That
Somerset House, London UK, 6th October 2016 – 15th Januar 2017 Malick Sidibé, born in the mid 30s in Mali, is known for his interpretations of 60th century culture in Mali’s capital Bamako. He worked as a portrait photographer at
My passion for books filled with Photography is without limits. I can spend a day in a good bookstore if they have good selection of books with photography. When it is obvious that the photo book is a separate topic
Last week, from October 11 to 17, I was in London. Here is some words about my visit to the Shepherds Bookbinding Store near Victoria Station… I have long had thoughts of making small series with handmade “art books” with