MARIE KRISTIANSEN (1982)
Marie Kristiansen is a Photographer and Film Director with a Fine Arts degree from Central St Martins in London. She lives and works in Oslo and Los Angeles. Marie has had three solo exhibitions in Oslo, all focusing on female sexuality and the portrayal
of women in popular culture.
The aesthetics of her pictures is inspired by 70s and 80s fashion photography, and rely heavily on drama and surrealism. Marie’s photos have been published in international magazines including Dazed and Confused, Style Mag, I-D, AnOther, ELLE and
Her short films have been widely screened, and in 2011 she directed her first feature film EXTERIORS, shot in Los Angeles.
“It is from pop culture that most people in our society get their entertainment and their information. This is where women and
men are offered their cultures’ dominant definitions of themselves”.