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Marcus Reinola Reistad (b. 1991) is a Norwegian artist based in Oslo. Working with photography, video and text his practice deals with exploring geographical and environmental narratives, masculinity and the balance between play and violence.

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Solo exhibitions

2022                Liminality, Arendal Kunstforening     

Group exhibitions

2023          The Annihilation of Space and Time, Zero Feedback, UltraSuperNew Gallery, Tokyo

              , Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

                        Sørlandsutstillingen, Arendal kunstforening, Fogdegaarden Kunstforening and Søgne Gamle Prestegård

                        Spring Break, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg

                        Jubileumsutstilling, CYAN Galleri, Oslo

                        Faux Fair, KHiO Library, Oslo   

                        (MA1)XIMUM TASTE, Seilduken, Oslo

                        PEP, 254Forest, Brussels 

2022                Earth, Orion, San Francisco

                        Christmas Bazaar, Stellet, Oslo      

                        Fotobok Gbg, Gothenburg

                        Akademirommet, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 

                        Photobook Days, Landskrona Foto 

                        By the sea, Centrum För Fotografi, Gothenburg and Stockholm 

                        Dobbeltspill (Double Dealing), Peepshow/Galleri 54, Gothenburg    

                        The Human Blueprint, Rotterdam Photo Festival

                        Counting Time in Dog Years, Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg 

                        Dypvannsfisk, National touring video exhibition, NBK/Høstutstillingen 

2021                Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

                        Salong CFF, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm

                        Accidental Engagements, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg

                        Upplaga 4, NEJD, Gothenburg

                        During Restless Nights and Uncomfortable Days, Vulkano, Gothenburg

                        Periferi, Skövde Konsthall, Göteborg Konstmuseum, CFF, Borås Konsthall

                        Sørlandsutstillingen, Arendal Kunstforening and Kragerø Kunstforening

2020                Visuell Litteratur, Göteborgs Litteraturhus

                        Sørlandsutstillingen, Arendal Kunstforening and Skiens Kunstforening

2019                Uppsala Fotofestival

                        WorldViews, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg

                        Video Showcase, K4, Oslo

                        SOUND – Inte okej, ljud?, Göteborgs Konstmuseum

2018                Terra Incognita, Kunstplass, Oslo

                        Time, CYAN Galleri, Oslo

2017                Bending the Frame, Preus Museum, Porsgrunn


2022 -               Oslo National Academy of the Arts, MFA

2018 - 2022      HDK-Valand, Academy of Art and Design, BFA

2016 - 2018      Oslo Photo Art School, 2016 - 2018


2022                Gallery host at Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus

2020 - 2021     Gallery host at NoPlace


2024                 Working Grant, Government Grants for Artists, Arts Council Norway

                         Project grant, The Norwegian Photographic Fund

2023                 Artist grant, The Relief Fund for Visual Artists

                         Artist talk, Sørlandsutstillingen, Arendal Kunstforening

2022                 Four works from solo show Liminality bought by Gard AS art collection

                         Artist grant, for degree exhibition at Röda Sten Konstall, Eric Ericson Foundation

                         Mapping What Was Familiar, Artist Feature, Der Greif

                         Dypvannsfisk included in Nasjonalmuseets video art archive

                        Member of SFF

2021                Debut at Statens kunstutstilling, Høstutstillingen

                        Travel grant, Adlerbertska Foundation

                        Mapping What Was Familiar artist book in Hasselblad Foundation Collection

                        Member of CFF 

                        Guest Room, curated by Richmond Orlando Mensah and Daniel Kons, Der Greif

                        Member of Göteborg Bildverkstad

2020                Awarded Sørlandsutstillingsprisen for the film Dypvannsfisk

2018                Photobook workshop grant, Fotogalleriet

                        Works in private collections

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