Marte Aas Biography

Marte Aas was born in 1966 in Trondheim, and lives and works in Oslo. She works mainly with photography and film and is interested in the urban landscape and issues connected to contemporary image culture. She is educated at The School of Photography at The University of Gothenburg and The National Art Academy in Oslo. She has had a number of solo exhibitions in Norway and abroad and has received several stipends and grants, such as the Royal Caribbean Arts Grant in 2004 and was granted guaranteed income for artists from the Norwegian Government in 2005. Aas` works have been aquired by public and private collections such as the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Kiasma-Museum of Contemporary Art and Telenor Art Collection. She has also had several different positions in art education, the latest being as temporary professor of fine arts at the Art academy in Oslo.