Silje Lovise Gjertsen

A Black Hole in the Ocean, 2015

The Sleep Room, 2016 - Work in Progress

EDUCATION

MA Photography, Royal College of Art, London, UK, 2013 - 2015
BA (Hons) Photography, London College of Communication, University of The Arts London, UK, First Class Honours, 2010 - 2013

AWARDS/PRIZES

Statens diversestipend for nyutdannede kunstnere (Art Council Norway's grant for graduate artists) 2016, NO Nominated for Magnum Photos & Photo London's The Graduate Photographers Award 2016, UK
The Shutter Hub Award 2016, UK
Metro Imaging Prize 2015, UK

Worshipful Company of Painters and Stainers Award 2015, UK European Photography Prize 2014
Metro Imaging Prize 2013, UK

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
London Art Fair, exhibiting with Anise Gallery, London, UK, 2017
Lychee One Gallery, Paper, Publication, Performance, London, UK, 2016
Flowers Gallery, Book Sale, Self-published book A black hole in the ocean., London, UK, 2015 Offprint Paris, self-published book A black hole in the ocean., Paris, France, 2015
Curious Duke Gallery, burning with pleasure curated by Archipelago, London, UK, 2015
Anise Gallery, Summer Graduate Show 2015, London, UK, 2015
StudioRCA, Showcase Two: Selected Graduates, London, UK, 2015
Royal College of Art, RCA Degree Show, London, UK, 2015
Tate Modern, Offprint London, self-published book A black hole in the ocean., London, UK, 2015 Royal College of Art, Secret Postcard Auction, London, UK, 2015
Mall Galleries, ING Discerning Eye, London, UK, 2014
Christie's, Multiplied Art Fair, London, UK, 2014
Royal College of Art, Secret Postcard Auction, London, UK, 2014
Royal College of Art, Interim Show, London, UK, 2014
Made in Arts London, Process in Exile, London, UK, 2013
London College of Communication, Summer Showcase, London, UK, 2013
London College of Communication, BA Photography degree show, London, UK, 2013
Lewisham Art House, Going Backwards Towards, London, UK, 2012
Mac Birmingham, Plot 7: Next Generation. Silver Gelatin, Birmingham, UK, 2012

PUBLICATIONS
A black hole in the ocean., self-published book, 2015 Exit Strategies, Black Dog Publishing, 2015

FEATURES
Prism Photo Magazine, feature, 2016
London Live, TV interview, 2015
FK magazine, interview with Evita Goze, 2013
Photoworks, feature by Celia Davies, 2013
P-oint Magazine issue #2, review of Going Backwards Towards by Constantin Preda, 2013

READINGS/ARTIST TALKS/TEACHING
Lychee One Gallery, Paper, Publication, Performance, 2016 Curious Duke Gallery, burning with pleasure, 2015
London College of Communication, BA Photography, 2015 Camberwell College of Art, BA Photography, 2015
Zurich University of the Arts, BA Photography, 2014