Skodvin, Helge

Teknikk
Fotografi

Artist statement

-- Åpent atelier lørdag 25. september 2021 --

Helge Skodvin(1968) er en fotograf fra Bergen. Han er utdannet tømrer, men har siden han la ned hammeren arbeidet som fotograf for magasiner, aviser, firma og forlag. Han har gitt ut tre fotobøker. Hans bok 240 Landscape ble av fotobok-guru Martin Parr kåret til den beste fotoboken i verden 2015. Skodvin arbeider i sjangeren dokumentarfotografi, med en sterk visuell stemme og personlig tilnærming.

Besøksadresse
Vetrlidsallmenning 27a
5018 Bergen

Kontakt
Telefon: 90994997
E-postadresse: mail@helgeskodvin.no
Web: http://www.helgeskodvin.no

CV

ABOUT
Helge Skodvin (b.1968 in Bergen, Norway) is a photographer
He works with personal documentation projects.
He works with editorial and commercial clients. He is represented by Institute Artists.
His book 240 Landscapes was bought by The Museum of Modern Art(MoMA) in New York in May 2018. The same book was the best photobook in the world in 2015, according to the photographer and established photobook critic and guru Martin Parr.
Education
1994-1997 BA Photography, London College of Printing, UK

Soloshows
2020 Deilig er Jorden, KinoKino Kunstsal, Sandnes kulturhus, Norway 2019 Bokåret2019, Kunstpassasjen, Oslo, Norway
2019 A Moveable Beast, Galleri Geo, Bergen, Norway
2019 A Moveable Beast, Ellingsen & Von Krogh, Stavanger, Norway 2018 A Moveable Beast, Galleri Vasli Souza, Malmö, Sweden
2018 ‘A Jungle out There, MODUL 35, Trondheim, Norway
2015 A Moveable Beast, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Norway 2015 A Moveable Beast, Naturhistorisk museum Bergen, Norway 2010 Landscape in between, Galleri Bouhlou, Bergen, Norway 2008 Landscape in between, Fotografiens Hus, Oslo, Norway 2007 My Town, Bergen International Festival, Norway
2006 Landscapes in between, Bekkjarvik, Norway

Groupshows
2020 En jungel der ute, Thessaloniki Biennale of Cont. Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
2019 En jungel der ute, Høstutstillingen, Kunstnerens Hus, Oslo, Norway
2019 240 Landscape, Norsk dokumentarfotografi, Henie Onstad Kunsts, Oslo, Norway 2019 A Moveable Beast, Fotografiets dag, Preus fotomuseum, Horten, Norway
2017 A Moveable Beast, Dali International Photography Exhibition, Dali, China
2017 A Moveable Beast, Nordic Light, Kristiansund, Norway
2015 A Moveable Beast, Benaki museum Athens, Greece
2015 240 landscape, Skrova Outdoor photo Spot, Skrova, Norway
2013 240 Landscape, Munchen Stadmuseum, Germany
2013 240 Landscape, Norderlicht festival, Groningen, The Netherlands
2005 A Sunday Drive, Vestlandsutstillingen, Norway

Books
2018 Deilig er Jorden (They Do Know it’s Christmas), Photo Book, Flamme 2015 240 Landscapes, Photo Book, Journal
2015 A Moveable Beast, Photo Book, Full Tank
2013 Norwegian Journal of Photography volume 1, Photo Book, Journal

Collections
2019 A Moveable Beast, 8 stk bilder. Preuss museum/Det nasjonale fotomuseet

Selected published works
2020 A Moveable Beast, themorningstar.no – Karl Ove Knaugård 2020 A Moveable Beast, Harvard Business Review, USA
2020 Nouria Newman, Outside Magazin, USA
2019 Trondheim, The New York Times Magazin, USA
2019 Svalbard, Outside Magazine, USA
2019 Bergen i mai, D2, Norway
2018 Deilig er Jorden, D2, Norway
2018 A Moveable Beast, Granta Magazine, UK 2017 I rute. Fergereiser, D2, Norway
2016 A Moveable Beast, National Geographic, USA 2016 Sørlandet, VG Helg fotospesial, Norway 2016 Taxidermy, Granta Magazine, UK

Grants
2021 Arbeidsstipend 1 år. Kulturrådet.
2020 Ingerid Fegerstens stiftelse for bildende kunstnere 2020 Kulturådet, Diversestipend
2020 Norske Fotografers Fond
2018 Norske Fagfotografers fond
2018 Fritt Ord project support
2015 Bergen Kommune project support
2014 Fritt Ord publication support
2012 Fritt Ord project support
Selected Awards
2020 Winner for Best Documentary project, POY Norway
2019 Runner-up for Best Documentary project, POY, Norway 2018 Winner for Best Documentary project, POY Norway
2017 Winner for Best Documentary project, POY Norway
2016 Finalist at Magnum Photography Awards, USA
2016 Kassel best Photo Book selection, Germany
2016 Runner up for Årets Vakreste Bøker-award, Grafill, Norway 2015 Winner of Best Documentary project, POY Norway
2015 Winner of best Everyday Image, POY Norway
2015 Winner best project, Advertising POY Norway
2015 Best Photo book of the year, selected by Martin Parr
2015 Finalist Leica Oskar Barnack Awards, Germany
2014 Runner-up best Documentary project, POY Norway
2003 Grand Prix Winner, Polaroid International Awards, USA
POY=Picture of the Year

240 Landscapes
Bergen. 17.05.2021
A Moveable Beast
Veiåpning