Oslo Opens Reference group
Astrup Fearnley Museum for Moderne Art
Atelier Nord
Billedkunstnerne i Oslo og Akershus (BOA)
Fotogalleriet / Forbundet Frie Fotografer (FFF)
Kunstnernes Hus
The National Museum of Art, Archtecture and Design
Norsk Billedhoggerforening (NBF)
Norske Kunsthåndverkere Oslo og Akershus (NKOA)
Norsk senter for teknologi i musikk og kunst (NOTAM)
Norske tekstilkuntnere/SOFT
Tegnerforbundet (TF)
Young Artists Society (UKS)

Supported by
City of Oslo, Agency for Cultural Affairs
Arts Council Norway
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Norwegian Crafts
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Norske Kunsthåndverkere

Bournane Engelberth, Linda

Linda Bournane Engelberth is a Norwegian/Algerian artist based in Oslo and Berlin. She holds a advanced craft certificate in photography and a BA in History of Art. Her work focuses on identity through personal and subjective narratives, as well as rural communities which are in flux. Her most recent exhibition include Die Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, DUMBO Art Festival, New York and Noplace, Oslo, among several other exhibitions in Norway, the US and Europe. From 2011-2013 she was selected for the Norwegian Journal of Photography, a program supporting ten independent photographers in Norway. Her work was selected for the European Photo Exhibition Award 2014. She is represented by the VII Photo Agency, located in New York.

Member of FFF




Linda Bournane Engelberth
Born in Oslo 1977
+47 92429670


2016 VII Photo, New York

Solo shows

2017 (Upcoming) Box 24, Algiers
2017 Window Box, Gallery Pushwagner, Oslo
2017 Persona, NoPlace, Oslo
2015 Galerie für Fotografie, Hannover
2014 You Can Call Me a Gypsy if You Want To, Interkulturelt Museum, Oslo
2010 Waiting Room, Hallingdal Museum, Nesbyen
2009 Waiting Room, Nobel Peace Center, Oslo
2009 Roma People, Vår Frue Church, Trondheim

Group shows and books/publications

2017 Rod Bianco, Got it for Cheap, Oslo
2017 Algeria (Extract of Perfumes) Khartoum Contemporary Art Center, Oslo
2017 Auckland Festival of Photography Art and Contamporary Art, Auckland, USA
2017 Eyes on Main Street, Wilson Outdoor Photp Festival, North Carolina
2016 Winter Solstice 2016, Nove Sed Non Nova, (curated by Hanan Benammar), Oslo
2016 Galleri Laszka. Donation sales to raise money for ICare Blindeforbundet, Oslo
2016 The Valleys, Galleri Lille Kabelvåg, Lofoten
2015 Hovedutstiller Fotografiets Dag, Preus Museum, Horten
2015 The New Social, House of Photography at Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
2014 Light Factory, Slemmestad
2014 Violation, Teknisk Museum, Oslo
2014 Dumbo Art Festival, Brooklyn, New York
2014 The New Social, Palazzo della Fondazione, Lucca, Italy
2014 Horizons, Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian – Délégation, Paris
2014 EPEA, The New Social. Book publication, Journal, Oslo
2014 European Photo Exhibition Award # 2, Group show at Nobel Peace Center, Oslo
2013 Life Course, Oslo Museum, Oslo
2013 Norwegian Journal of Photography, publication (Collection) Journal, Oslo
2012 Dumbo Art Festival, Brooklyn, New York
2011 Speak Out, Oslo Town Hall, Oslo
2011 I Never Forgot You, Documentary film, Oslo
2011 I Refuse To Be Your Enemy, Group show at Oslo Town Hall, Oslo
2011 Provocation, Group show arranged by New York Photo Festival, New York
2010 Contemporary Documentary Photography in Norway, Book publication, Press, Oslo
2009 Gaza, Group show – Oslo Town Hall, Oslo

Teaching and presentations

2017 Artist presentation, Oslo Fotokustskole, Oslo
2015-2017 Lecturing, Bilder Nordic School of Photography, Treider Fagskoler, Oslo
2016 Artist presentation, Lofoten International Photo Festival, Lofoten
2015 You Can Call Me a Gypsy if You Want To, Preus Museum, Oslo
2015 You Can Call Me a Gypsy if You Want To, Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo
2015 You Can Call Me a Gypsy if You Want To, KirkensBymisjon, Oslo
2013 Female Photo Pioneers Before and Now, Preus Museum, Horten
2012 The Rabinowitz Seminar, Haugesund
2012 Trondheim Documentary Festival, Trondheim
2009 DOK-09, The House of Literature, Oslo

Grant, prizes and residencies

2017 Statens Kunstnerstipend – Miscellaneous Grants, Oslo
2017 The Freedom of Expressionf foundation grant, Oslo
2017 Norges Fagfotografers Fond, Oslo
2016 Thorbjørn Wales Memorial Fund, Oslo
2016 2-year working grant, 2-årig arbeidsstipend, Statens Kunstnerstipend, Kulturrådet, Oslo
2016 VII Mentor Program, New York
2015 Statens kunstnerstipend, Miscellaneous Grants, Oslo
2015 Art Residency (Artic Art Institute), Murmansk
2014 The Freedom of Expression foundation grant, Oslo
2014 Finalist in ”New York Photoworld 2012”, New York
2014 NY Times portfolio review, New York
2013 Statens kunstnerstipend, Miscellaneous Grants, Oslo
2013 Selected Photograper, European Photo Exhibition Award
2013 Klassekampen newspaper grant, Oslo
2013 1st prize Norwegian Picture of the Year, International Documentary, Oslo
2013 The Freedom of Expression foundation grant. The New Social, Oslo
2012 Finalist in New York Photo Awards 2012, New York
2012 2nd prize Norwegian picture of the year, International Documentary, Oslo
2012 Statens Kunstnerstipend – Miscellaneous Grants, Oslo
2011 Karina Jensen grant, Oslo
2011 The Freedom of Expression Foundation grant, Oslo
2010 3rd prize Norwegian Picture of the Year, People, Oslo
2009 Klassekampen newspaper grant, Oslo. Life After the Attack, Gaza, Oslo
2009 The Freedom of Expression foundation grant, Waiting room, Oslo
2007 The Freedom of Expression foundation. Reception Centers, Oslo


2015 Preus Museum, Horten
2014 Privat Collection, Dr. Axel von Wiedersperg, Siegsdorf


FFF (Forbundet Frie Fotografer)
Bjørka (Verksted for kamerabasert kunst)


2016 BA History of Arts, University of Oslo
2003 Advanced Craft Certificate in Photography
2003 Apprentice in Photography, Klassekampen newspaper
2000–2001 Apprentice in Photography, Studio Johs. Bøe

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