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Marcus Reistad (b. 1991) is a Norwegian artist based between Gothenburg and Oslo, currently pursuing a Bachelor in fine arts at HDK-Valand, Academy of Art and Design. Working with photography, video and text his practice deals with exploring geographical and environmental narratives, deconstructing masculinity and the balance between play and violence.

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Selected Exhibitions

2022                Solo exhibition, Arendal Kunstforening (upcoming)

2022                The Human Blueprint, Rotterdam Photo Festival (upcoming)

2022                Dobbeltspill (Double Dealing), Peep Show, Galleri 54, Gothenburg (upcoming)

2022                Graduation exhibtion, Röda Sten Konsthall, Gothenburg (upcoming)

2021                National touring video exhibition, NBK/Høstutstillingen

2021                Høstutstillingen, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

2021                Salong CFF, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm

2021                Accidental Engagements, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg

2021                Upplaga 4, NEJD, Gothenburg

2021                During Restless Nights and Uncomfortable Days, Vulkano, Gothenburg

2021                Periferi, Skövde Konsthall, Göteborg Konstmuseum, CFF, Borås Konsthall,

2021                Sørlandsutstillingen, Arendal Kunstforening and Kragerø Kunstforening

2020                Visuell Litteratur, Göteborgs Litteraturhus

2020                Sørlandsutstillingen, Arendal Kunstforening and Skiens Kunstforening

2019                Uppsala Fotofestival

2019                WorldViews, Galleri Rotor, Gothenburg

2019                Video Showcase, K4, Oslo

2019                SOUND – Inte okej, ljud?, Göteborgs Konstmuseum

2018                Terra Incognita, Kunstplass, Oslo

2018                Time, CYAN Galleri, Oslo

2017                Bending the Frame, Preus Museum, Porsgrunn


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

2016 - 2018      Oslo Photo Art School, 2016 - 2018


2020 - 2021     Gallery host at NoPlace Gallery


2022                 "Dypvannsfisk" included in Nasjonal Museets (Norway) video art archive

2022                Member of SFF

2021                Debut at Statens kunstutstilling, Høstutstillingen

2021                Travel grant, Adlerbertska Stiftelsen

2021                Mapping What Was Familiar artist book in Hasselblad Foundation Collection

2021                Member of CFF 

2021                Guest Room, curated by Richmond Orlando Mensah and Daniel Kons, Der Greif

2021                Member of Göteborg Bildverkstad

2020                Awarded Sørlandsutstillingsprisen for the film "Dypvannsfisk", Sørlandsutstillingen,

2019                Mapping What Was Familiar, photobook dummy

2018                Photobook workshop grant, Fotogalleriet

2017                Til Nattens Ende, artist book, self published

                        Works in private collections

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