SARA SKORGAN TEIGEN
1984, Based in Oslo, Norway

Contact me at mail@saraskorganteigen.com

EDUCATION:

THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF THE ARTS, Art and Crafts, Graphics and Drawing, Oslo, Norway, 2018-(21)

ICP, INTERNATIONAL CENTER OF PHOTOGRAPHY. New York, USA, 2011‐2012

FATAMORGANA, THE DANISH SCHOOL OF ART PHOTOGRAPHY. Copenhagen, Denmark 2008‐09



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

Ongoing:

•      Interior Landscape, The room as Sketchbook, AIR and soloexhibition, CPH PHOTOFESTIVAL, NW GALLERY, June 2019

Past:

•      Interior Landscapes, Gallery STIEGLITZ 19, Solo exhibition,  January-February, Copenhagen, 2019,

•     Interior Landscapes, UNSEEN, represented by Gallery STIEGLITZ 19, Amsterdam, 2018

•       Family Matters, CPH PHOTOFESTIVAL, NW Galler,  curated by Nina Worren,  Copenhagen, 2018

•      Book launch, Little Blue book and Little Gold book,  NW Gallery, Copenhagen, 2018

•       Riga Photomonth - RAILWAY MUSEUM, main exhibitor. curator JH. Engström, Arnis Balcus, Alnis Stalke. Riga, 2016 (solo)

•      Site spesific, The Plantation Fotostudio - FOTOGALLERIET. Curator The plantation Project (UK/US). Oslo, 2015 (with Johan Rosenmunthe and Christian Tunge)

•      Tabula Rasa – CPW, Center for Photography Woodstock. Curator Ariel Shanberg. Woodstock, New York, 2014. (with Anouk Kruithof and Sonia Thomsen).

•      Marseille vu par 100 photographes du monde - BIBLIOTHÈQUE DÈPARTEMENTALE, des Bouches-du-Rhône, Curator Antoine D'Agata. Marseille, 2013 (group)        

•      Introduction Introduction - STUDIO STUDIO. Oslo, 2013 (solo)          

•       Capacita’- CASTELLO DUCALE ORSINI, Roma, 2012 (with Federico Grandicelli)

•       No Latency - THE HUDSON RIVER CLUB. Manhattan, NYC, 2012 (with Federico Grandicelli)

•       My Truth, Your Truth - THE RITA K. HILLMAN GALLERY, Manhattan, NYC, 2012 (group)         

•      Rewind Forward - COPENHAGEN PHOTO FESTIVAL 2011. Nytap, Carlsberg, København, 2011. (solo)

•       Conservation -GALLERY KYHL , Århus, Denmark. Curator Kirstine Schiess Højmose. 2011 (solo)

•       Studio Vortex - GALERIE MONTGRAND, Marseille, France. Curator Atelier DeVisu.2011 (group)

•       Wrong direction home - VRÅNGSHOLMEN, Vrångsholmen, Sweden. 2010 (group)

•       #2, ATELIER DEVISU - Marseille. Curator Antoine D'Agata. 2009 (group)       



CV OF THE BOOK “FRACTAL STATE OF BEING” (Journal 2014):

•       Nordic dummy awards -  FOTOGALLERIET, Oslo. 2012. Nominee.

•       Book launch at LANDSKRONA FOTOFESTIVAL (SE) and FOTOGALLERIET (NO). 2014

•      PARIS PHOTO - Paris Photo&Aperture 1st PhotoBook Prize 2014, PARIS PHOTO, Nominee

•       APERTURE - Photobook exhibition, New York, 2014

•       APERTURE - Photobook exhibition, Tokyo, 2014.

•       LES CONTRES DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE, ARLES, Arles 2015 - Photobook exhibition.

•       PHE15, Espana Photofestival  2015 - Photobook exhibition, National Library, Madrid, Spain.

•       APhF15, Athens Photofestival 2015 - Photobook exhibition. Athens, Greece.

•       Contemporary Realities - MORE THAN A GALLERY. Photobook exhibition curated by Collectif Blanc (Montreal), Paris. 2016

•       TOP 10 Photobooks of 2014:

◦    LES CONTRES DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE, ARLES, Arles

◦    PHOTOEYE.co.uk

◦    PHE15, Espana Photofestival, Madrid

•       MACRO, ROMA PHOTOFESTIVAL 2015 - Winner of MACRO photobook exhibition curated by 3/3, Little Big Press. Museo d'Arte Contemporanea - Roma, Italia.

•      Book in the 5 year touring  group exhibition reGeneration3, Curated by LAUSANNE MUSEUM, Switzerland. reGeneration3 (2015-2020) has so far exhibited here:

            - LISHUI Art Museum, Lishui Photography Festival, Lishui, China. 2017

            - CENART, Mexico City 2017.

            - QUAD GALLERI, under FORMAT Festival Off. Derby, Great Britain. 2015

            - MUSEO AMPARO, Foto MX festival. Puebla, Mexico City.2015

            - MUSÈE DE L’ELYSÈE. Lausanne, Switzerland. 2015



SCHOLARSHIPS:

•      The ICP´s Director Fellowship 2012, New York.

•      NoFoFo, publication support for Fractal State of Being 2014



RESIDENCY/MASTERCLASS:

•      NW GALLERY, Artist residency, May 2019

•      LUMINA GALLERY, Mentor program, Oslo, Norway, 2018

•     ATELIER DEVISU,  Masterclass JH. Engstrôm, Marseille,  France 2010

•     STUDIO VORTEX, Selected student masterclass, Antoine d'Agata, Atelier deVisu, Marseille, France. 2009.



ARTIST TALKS/TEACHING:

•     Teaching the workshop “The sketchbook as medium and tool for artistic practice”, NW Gallery, Copenhagen, Sept 2019

•     Paneltalk on photobooks with Jan Rosseel and Terje Abusdal, LUMINA GALLERY, May 2018

•     Guest teacher, Lecturer, Sensor, OFK, THE OSLO SCHOOL OF ART PHOTOGRAPHY, 2016 -

•     Artist talk and paneltalk, JH Engstrôm, RIGA PHOTOMONTH, 2016

•     Paneltalk, JH Engstrôm and Journal, LANDSKRONA PHOTOFESTIVAL, 2014

•     Lecture and committee, FATAMORGANA, The Danish school of art photography, Copenhagen, 2015



OTHER:

•     Offered position as teacher in OFK, THE OSLO SCHOOL OF ART PHOTOGRAPHY

•     Represented by PRESENTART (NO) 2016-17.

•     Member of FFF, FORBUNDET FRIE FOTOGRAFER (NO) fra 2014.

•     Founding partner, STUDIO STUDIO, galleryspace and selfpublishing (2012-15).

•     Jury og writer for Top 10 Photo-books 2015, PHOTOEYE.CO.UK

•      Self-published four titles: «Little blue book» and Little Gold book» 2018, «Introduction Introduction» 2014 and «Capacita» 2012.

•      Freelance illustrator for book publishers as Bazaar, Gyldendahl and Pantagruel, and music publisher Grappa.

•      Participated in Oslo Open, Oslo Art Festival 2014-2019.

Artistic preschools:

•      Borups folkhighschool, visual arts, writing, music, Copenhagen, 2006-07

•     Vera folkhighschool, visual arts, Copenhagen, 2007-08





SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

DER GREIF (GE), LensCulture(NL), UNSEEN Platform (NL), Objektiv(NO), Le Journal de la Fotografie(FRA), The Plantation Journal(UK, USA, NO), Newsweek, The Beast(USA), Kunstforum(NO), KUNST(NO), Fotografi(NO), Politiken(DK), Aftenposten (NO), Dagbladet Magasinet(NO), Kunsten.nu(DK), Zingarate(ITA), OAI13, ourageis13.com(FRA), SilverlakeVoice(GB), BoBedre(NO).

Catalogues: reGeneration3, LAUSANNE MUSEUM, Switzerland, 2015. Studio Vortex, ATELIER DEVISU, Marseille 2011, UNSEEN, Amsterdam,  2018.





SELECTED REVIEWS/INTERVIEWS/PUBLICATIONS in English:

•      LensCulture https://www.lensculture.com/articles/sara-teigen-mapping-an-interior-landscape

•      DER GREIF: https://dergreif-online.de/artist-feature/rachele-monti/

•     UNSEEN https://unseenplatform.com/artist/sara-skorgan-teigen

•      reGeneration3 http://www.elysee.ch/en/exhibitions-and-events/videos/sara-skorgan-teigen/

•      Paris Photo&Aperture Foundation First PhotoBook Prize https://aperture.org/blog/announcing-paris-photo-aperture-foundation-photobook-awards-2014-short-list/

•      PhotoEye: http://blog.photoeye.com/2014/11/book-review-fractal-state-of-being.html?m=1

•      Plantation Project: http://www.theplantationstudio.com/the-plantation-fotostudio/

•      Silverlake Voice: http://www.silverlakevoice.com/art/sara-skorgan-teigen/