Andrea Gjestvang
Eivind H. Natvig to speak at Oslo launch of nordic now!

Eivind H. Natvig to speak at Oslo launch of nordic now!

nordic now! zooms in on five tendencies governing the production of photography in the Nordic countries today: private and autobiographical photography; hybrids between photography and other media; the return to analogue techniques; dream-like scenarios that merge reality and fantasy, as well as looking at the immense changes that the genre of documentary is undergoing, with its...
Utøya survivors at N.Y. Times Lens Blog

Utøya survivors at N.Y. Times Lens Blog

Andrea Gjestvangs images of the Utøya survivors are presented on The New York Times Lens Blog. Read about her experiences from July 22, the day of terror in Norway, and her project here.   Screenshot from The New York Times Lens Blog
FotoVisura Grant to Andrea Gjestvang

FotoVisura Grant to Andrea Gjestvang

Andrea Gjestvang has won the FotoVisura Grant for outstanding Personal Photography Project with her series “One Day in History”. Fotovisura.com is an international self publishing community & resource center for art & documentary photography. The project is also a library and search engine for editors, curators, collectors and lovers of art and photography.
Andrea Gjestvang wins L'Iris d'Or at Sony world photography awards

Andrea Gjestvang wins L’Iris d’Or at Sony world photography awards

Andrea Gjestvang has won the L’Iris d’Or – the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards Photographer of the Year . The winning series of images is “One Day in History”, images of survivors of the Massacre at Utøya in 2011. At www.worldphoto.org Chair of the Honorary Jury, Catherine Chermayeff at Magnum Photos says: “As the Jury Chairman I am...
Andrea Gjestvang wins NPPA 1st prize

Andrea Gjestvang wins NPPA 1st prize

Andrea Gjestvang has won NPPA´s 1st Prize in the portrait series category for her portraits from Utøya. See her winning series on NPPA´s website.
Four Moment Photographers featured on The New York Times Lens Blog

Four Moment Photographers featured on The New York Times Lens Blog

Helge Skodvin talks about “Volvo 240″ as the The New York Times Lens Blog presents the Norwegian Journal of Photography, where also Eivind Natvig, Andrea Gjestvang and Oddleiv Apneseth are participating. Over the past two years NJP and the Fritt Ord Foundation have brought together and encouraged ten Norwegian photographers who have been working on their own individual projects...
Five Moment photographers awarded in Swedish and Norwegian POY - Photo of the Year award to Andrea Gjestvang

Five Moment photographers awarded in Swedish and Norwegian POY – Photo of the Year award to Andrea Gjestvang

Andrea Gjestvang won the most prestigeous award in the 2012 Norwegian Picture of the Year competition – The Photo of the Year – with her portrait Utøya survivor Ylva Helen Schwenke. Her portrait story of Utøya survivors was also awarded first prize in the portrait story category. Eivind H Nativg won first prize in the...
Andrea speaks at Pecha Kucha Night

Andrea speaks at Pecha Kucha Night

Thursday 7th March at 19.30 pm Andrea will participate at the Pecha Kucha Night vol 25 at DogA in Oslo. 11 projects will be presented and each speaker gets 6 minutes and 40 seconds to show 20 slides. Andrea will present her book and project One Day in History.
Moment at Dokfoto

Moment at Dokfoto

Moment will be present at the photo festival Dokfoto, which takes place in Oslo 22. – 24. February. We will present the agency and our group project Scandinavian Moments. Helge Skodvin and Andrea Gjestvang will give individual presentations. Other photographers in the program are Mary Ellen Mark, Thomas van Houtryve, Mimi Chakarova, Sebastian Liste, Sanna...
Finalist Sony World Photography Awards

Finalist Sony World Photography Awards

Andrea Gjestvang is one of three finalists in the People category in this year’s Sony World Photography Awards. The winners will be announced in London on 26 April. The work of all the shortlisted photographers will be exhibited at Somerset House, London, from 26 April – 12 May as part of the 2013 Sony World...
Norwegian Picture of the Year Nominations

Norwegian Picture of the Year Nominations

We are proud to announce that Helge Skodvin, Eivind Natvig and Andrea Gjestvang are nominated for the Norwegian Picture of the Year Award. The winner will be announced in Oslo on March 15, 2013. Photo by The Moment Photobooth Trondheim/MOMENT
Andrea Gjestvang visits Hell

Andrea Gjestvang visits Hell

Andrea Gestvang will be in Hell, Norway to tell about some of her projects at Hellkonferansen 2013 on February 2nd.
Three Moment photographers awarded in UNICEF Photo of the Year

Three Moment photographers awarded in UNICEF Photo of the Year

Today the winners of UNICEF’s Photo of the Year Award were announced at a press conference in Berlin. Among the awarded photographers are three members of Moment: Andrea Gjestvang was awarded the third prize for her project One Day in History, about the survivors of the Utøya massacre in Norway, Laerke Posselt was awarded fourth prize...
New Book: One Day in History

New Book: One Day in History

«En dag i historien» (One Day in History) is a different book about the lives of a variety youths who survived the terror attack on Utøya 22nd of July 2011. The youths are grateful, but their lives are changed forever. The incident has left different kinds of wounds. In this book they tell about their...
Shades of Women Exhibition

Shades of Women Exhibition

Lærke Posselt and Andrea Gjestvang are invited to take part in the second Shades of Women exhibition arranged in Teatro Due in Rome. Conceived by the roman photographer Ilaria Prili, the second Shades of Women hosts thirty of the most successful and award-winning international photographers in an exhibition that is divided into five Mondays of projections. Each projection is dedicated to a different theme, with music...
Andrea Gjestvang in M Le Monde

Andrea Gjestvang in M Le Monde

Tearsheet from M Le Monde July/2012. Photos by Andrea Gjestvang/Moment
Spending 12 hours and 17 minutes together

Spending 12 hours and 17 minutes together

They met at 09.42 and have spent the day together in Arvika, until Victoria leaves with the train at 21.59 the same day. They will meet again in one week.
Goodbye, Arvika

Goodbye, Arvika

After six days together in Arvika, Nicklas needs to go back to Linköping to work. They don't know when they'll meet again. Maybe next week?
Goodbye, Fallköping

Goodbye, Fallköping

Darsha (7) and Gita (9) in Falköping, Sweden — Andrea Gjestvang
My Temporary Office

My Temporary Office

“Welcome, summer fun” at Ingestrands Camping in Arvika, Sweden. Andrea Gjestvang. Late working hours at Tobisviks Camping in Simrishamn, Sweden. Andrea Gjestvang. Leaving for a road trip doesn’t mean you can leave your daily work at home (unfortunately). I am in the process of finishing my first book, and there are important decisions to be...
First Goodbye

First Goodbye

Linda: Call me tonight, will you? Louis: I will call you in two minutes.

Andrea receives grant

Andrea Gjestvang received a grant from the Norwegian Freedom of Speech Foundation to work on the project One Day in History, portraying the young people who survived the terror attack at AUF-camp at Utøya on 22.07.2011.