MaskiniTaal (2021) solo exhibition at Fotografiens Hus, Oslo.
Documentation image by Tor Simen Ulstein
Aksel-Dev Dhunsi
(B. 1996, he/him, NO/IN) obtained his BFA from Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2022 and now is a MA-candidate at The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm.

Contact:
devdhunsi@gmail(.)com for prints, books, or other inquiries.


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CV 2023

Education:

Master of Fine art (MFA) - The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm 2022-2024

Bachelor of Fine art (BFA) - Oslo National Academy of the Arts 2019-2022

Prosjektskolen Art School  2018-2019

Norwegian School of Photography 2016-2018


Agency:

Citrus Studio


Selected solo exhibition:

2021 - “MaskiniTaal” @ Fotografiens hus

2020 - “Nawanzamania Phases” @ P Zero Projecthalle, KHIO

2019 - Nordic Light International Photography Festival

2019 - Visiting/Paris barat TYVEN trondheim (Release of “rakavan” photo book)



Selected group exhibitions:

2022 – «Ringen bortom mattan» group exhibition at The sports Museum, curated by C-PRINT, Stockholm, Sweden

2022 – “In progress”, Landskrona Photo festival, Sweden curated by Atla Platform

2022 - Illusive Illusions, Group exhibition at Galleri Melk, Norway curated by Christian Tunge

2022 – Anothership – BA avgangsutstilling, KHIO

2022 – Othership – BA avgangsutstilling del 1, Kunstnernes hus

2021 – “Dette året”, Fotografihuset og Preus Museum, kuratert av Sofie Amalie Klougart og Christian Belgaux

2021 - "Light of my life" at DOPSGATE4 gallery, Oslo, Norway, curated by Noah Hunter Love

2020 - Blue Chip Baby - DuckertDetroit collaboration, Babel visningsrom for Kunst, Trondheim

2019 - Trondheim Dokumentarfestival, Exhibition and artist talk

2019 - “Portrait now!”, Nationalhistoriske Museum Fredriksborg Castle, DK

2019 - Palettes, Visitors Travel, curated by Ellinor Aurora Aasgaard and Sam Lubicz, FeldFünf, Berlin, Germany

2018 - "Rakavan" Encontros da imagem int. photo and visual art festival

2018 - "Rakavan" at Helsinki Photo Festival

2018 - Graduation exhibition Norwegian School of Photography



Print publication:

2021 -  Uncertain states Scandinavia (artist own edition) issue 14 released at MaskiniTaal

2021 - Fresh eyes 2021, powered by GUP - Guide to unique photography

2021 - Visual wanderings by Objektiv, initiated by Nina Strand

2019 - Uncertain States of Scandinavia issue 10

2018 - “Ett år etter Rakavan forsvant” hovedsak for Aftenposten, Adressavisen og Aftenbladet.

2018 - Tell the preacher the medicine in issue 15 for Contributor Magazine

2018 - Cover for The list vol. 2


Online publication:

2021 – Paper Journal – on MaskiniTaal

2018 - VICE dk on Rakavan book project

2018 - “Ett år etter Rakavan forsvant” for Aftenposten, Adressavisen og Aftenbladet.

2018 - Outtake from "Rakavan" for Acreati

2018 - Younes exclusive for KALTBLUT Magazine

2018 - Tell the preacher the medicine (Contributor Magazine)


Grants/Awards:

2022 - Kulturrådet - Prosjektstøtte til kunstnere i etableringsfasen

2022 - Kulturrådet - Støtte til Kunstfaglige publikasjoner

2022 - Kulturrådet - Prosjektstøtte til kunstnere i etableringsfasen

2021 - Norsk Fotografisk fond - Prosjektstøtte

2020- Fritt ord - Prosjektstøtte

Fresh eyes Talent 2021, powered by GUP - Guide to unique photography

Gjesteoppholdsstøtte fra Kulturrådet/Art council Norway for kuratering av Ung Nordic Light 2020 (Cancelled due to covid)

Young talent prize 2019 / Nationalhistoriske Museum Denmark

1.st. place of Fotografis’ portfolio prize 2018

SpareBank 1 SMN Talentstipend, Kultur 2019
Gullsnitt Biennale 17/18, Sølv - Årets nykommer


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