David Kordansky Gallery

  • LIT, 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, 2016, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany, Installation view
  • Narrative Stasis (Studio 798), 2008-2016, chromogenic print, 55 1/16 x 43 3/8 inches (140 x 110 cm)
  • Blue Portrait (Nokia N82), 2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Installation view
  • What People Do for Money, 2016, Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Luma Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland, Installation view
  • First Abduction Attempt, 2014-2016, chromogenic print, 43 5/16 x 55 1/8 inches (110 x 140 cm)
  • Candles and Cubes, 2016, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 29 15/16 inches (60 x 76 cm)
  • La Fin de Satan, 2009-2015, chromogenic print, 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Sasquatch Century, 2015, Henie-Onstad Art Centre, Oslo, Norway, Installation view
  • Red Pump, 2014-2015, chromogenic print, 29 15/16 x 23 5/8 inches (76 x 60 cm)
  • Heiress with Dogs, 2014-2015, chromogenic print, 43 3/8 x 55 1/8 inches (110 x 140 cm)
  • The Curve, 2012-2015, chromogenic print, 43 3/8 x 55 1/8 inches (110 x 140 cm)
  • The Yellow Shell, 2014, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway, Installation view
  • Five Tears, 2014, gelatin silverprint, 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Pads, 2010-2014, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 29 15/16 inches (60 x 76 cm)
  • Shadow Work No. 3, 2014, chromogenic print, 55 1/8 x 43 3/8 inches (140 x 110 cm)
  • Avocado, 2013, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 30 inches (60 x 76.2 cm)
  • Narrative Stasis (Studio Kabuki), 2008-2013, chromogenic print, 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Shuttlecocks, 2011, chromogenic print, 22 7/16 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Napkins, 2011, chromogenic print, 55 1/8 x 43 1/4 inches (140 x 110 cm)
  • Golden Lager, 2007, chromogenic print, 22 7/16 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Baby, 2007, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 30 inches (60 x 76.2 cm)
  • Taking Liberties, 2006, chromogenic print, 55 1/8 x 43 5/16 inches (140 x 110 cm)
  • Apple, 2006, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 29 15/16 inches (60 x 76 cm)
  • Blues for Bigfoot, 2005, (clip) color video with sound, 14:00 minutes, looped
  • Nudist No. 6, 1999, chromogenic print, 15 3/4 x 19 11/16 inches (40 x 50 cm)
  • The Flute Player, 1997, chromogenic print, 11.81 x 15.75 inches (30 x 40 cm)
  • In a Norwegian Landscape 18, 1995, chromogenic print, 20 1/2 x 26 3/8 inches (52 x 67 cm)


born 1970, Stavanger, Norway
lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Oslo, Norway

(* indicates a publication)

*The Touch That Made You, organized by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
*Fifth Honeymoon, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

Back in Touch, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany
*The Touch That Made You, organized by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, England
Fence Studies / Wordless, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark
Birthday Sleep, Air de Paris, Paris, France
First Abduction Attempt and Other Photographs, Eva Presenhuber Gallery, New York, NY

Blue Portrait (Nokia N82), organized by Elisabeth Sherman, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Matthew Mark Luke John and Other Photographs, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland

Venetian Otaku, Team (Bungalow), Venice, CA
*I Am a Photograph, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Corpus Dubium, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY
The Face I Found I Will Find Again, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
*Sasquatch Century, Henie-Onstad Art Centre, Oslo, Norway

The Yellow Shell, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway

Torbjørn Rødland, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY
American Photography, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark


Before Behind Above Below, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Eighteen Analogue Double Exposures, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
, Norway


A Black Ant Traveling, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA

132 BPM, Studio Exhibition, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Dearest Kitty, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

Pyromancy, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
, Belgium
Andy Capp Variations, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
, Norway


Flegma, Sørlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand
, Norway
Myke Ekko/Soft Echoes, The Festival of North Norway, Harstad, Norway
Go to the VIP Room, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Heads Hands Liquids, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
More Whenever Minutes, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway


Uglesommer, Haugar Art Museum, Tønsberg, Norway
Fantasies Are Facts, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo
, Japan
The Exorcism of Mother Teresa, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, NY
132 BPM, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY


Dark Overground Light Underground, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark


Grave with a View, Göteborg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden; Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark


More Songs, Buildings and Girls, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Goodnight Moon, Goodnight Room, Goodnight Breasts, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway
*Grave with a View, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo; Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger
, Norway


Black, Ars Futura, Zürich
, Switzerland


Priests, Art & Public, Geneva
White, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco

Everything as Always, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

Rocks, Galleri Wang, Oslo
, Norway


Joy inside my Tears, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Even Now, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway

Close Encounter, Arkipilag, The Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm, Sweden


Torbjørn Rødland, Norrtälje Konsthall, Norrtälje, Sweden


Torbjørn Rødland, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway

(* indicates a publication)

Faithless Pictures, The National Gallery at The National Museum, Oslo, Norway

Le château des destins croisés, organized by Air de Paris, Chez 11 Columbia, Monaco
Retour sur Mulholland Drive, La Panacée, Montpellier
The Photographic I – Other Pictures, curated by Martin Germann, Tanja Boon, and Steven Humblet, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium
Strange​ ​Attractors:​ ​The​ ​Anthology​ ​of​ ​Interplanetary​ ​Folk​ ​Art Vol.​ ​1​ ​Life​ ​on​ ​Earth, organized​ ​by​ ​Bob​ ​Nickas, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Trip of The Tongue, curated by Piper Marshall, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Exit, curated by Adam Carr, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Eternal Youth, curated by Omar Kholeif and Grace Deveney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
*SNAP. Documentary and Portrait. Photography from the Collection, organized by Eva Klerck Gange, Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway
Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
WAGSTAFF’S, curated by Richard Cynan Jones, Jane Matthews, and Adam Carr, MOSTYN, Wales, England

Sinister Feminism, 12th A.I.R. Gallery Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Send in the Clowns, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark
*What People Do for Money, Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Luma Westbau, Zürich, Switzerland
*Bisou Magique, curated by Yundler Brondino Verlag, Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France
LIT, 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

Misanthrope-NY, Mathew, New York, NY
Tree House Down, Ibid. Los Angeles, CA
Mon horizontalité, Galerie Untilthen, Paris, France
Eat Abstractedly, Mary Mary, Glasgow, Scotland

Natura Lapsa, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
The Elephant Test, Lothringer13 Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich, Germany
*Everything falls faster than an anvil, Pace Gallery, London, England
Lens Reflex, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Body Issue, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Sea Salt and Cross Passes, The Modern Institute, Glasgow
, Scotland
*Altars of Madness, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
Rien faire et laisser rire, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Standard Escape Routes, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
, Norway


Lost and Found: Anonymous Photography In Reflection, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA

Inside the Banana, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY

The Crystal Chain, Invisible-Exports, New York
, NY


The Eye is a Lonely Hunter: Images of Humankind, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
Sam Samore, Torbjørn Rødland, Ryan McGinley, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Our House in the Middle of the Street, Maison des Arts de Malakoff, Paris, France

Catalogue of the Exhibition, Triple V, Paris
, France
Train Fantôme, Cruise & Callas, Berlin, Germany

La Suite, Air de Paris, Paris
, France
The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis
, MO


Summer Show, Hotel, London
, England
Phot(o)bjects, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, CA; Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
Bäckström/Männikkö/Rødland, Mai 36 Galerie Showroom, Zürich, Switzerland
*’importe quoi, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

To Be Determined, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
, NY


The Station [inaugural exhibition], The Station, Miami
, FL
Disturbance, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
, South Africa
*Nordic Moods – The Landscape in Contemporary Nordic Photography, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark

Research on Men in Art Today, The John Institute, Palace, St. Gallen
, Germany


*Destroy Athens, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece
Mad Love, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark
People Take Pictures of Each Other, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston, MA

Beneath The Underdog, Gagosian Gallery Madison Avenue, New York
, NY
Hello I Am Crashing, Salon 94, New York, NY
Rock n’Roll Vol. I, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden; Sørlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand, Sweden

Dreamlands Burn, Kunsthalle Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Olaf Breuning & Torbjørn Rødland, Galería Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Fiction, La Box, Bourges, France

Cold, Cold Heart, Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London
, England
Mafia (or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes), STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway

Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
, Norway


Trials and Terrors, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Música-video-música, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid
, Spain
5 X U, Team Gallery, New York, NY
Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Similarities and Differences, Preus museum, Horten, Norway

De Natura, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac
, France

Nordic Art, Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany
Geschiebe, Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf, Switzerland
*Anders Zorn og Nordisk Samtidskunst, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Germany
*Momentum–Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
*20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Regarde, il neige (schizogéographie de la vie quotidienne), Le Centre national d’art et du paysage de Vassivièe en Limousin, Vassivièe, France
The Politics of Place, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
Beyond Paradise, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Yours Truly, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
, Denmark


*Fundamentalism of the New Order, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
View Finder, Arnolfini, Bristol, England
The Golden Weekend, Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan; Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan
Heroes and Holies, Invited ev+a, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
On the Top of the World, Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan
, Italy
*Beyond Paradise, National Gallery, Bangkok, China; National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Politics of Place, BildMuseet, Umeå, Sweden; Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Sollentuna
, Stockholm


If a double-decker bus crashes into us.., Air de Paris, Paris
, France
*Make me feel, Art Athina 2001, Helexpo Exhibition Centre, Athens, Greece

Interferenze, Paesi Nordici, Palazzo delle Pappesse, Siena, Italy

Angel Heart, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Spring, Galleria Laura Pecci, Milano, Italy

In vivo, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sète, France

Kjærleikens ferjereiser, Lofoten International Art Festival, Svolvær, Norway


Living, part I, Chicago project room, Los Angeles, CA
Utopia, Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, Norway
Viva Scanland, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
, Ireland
*Elysian Fields, Purple Institute, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
*Park, Momentum–Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
Organising Freedom, Nordic Art of the ‘90s, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
*Can you hear me ?, 2nd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany; Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Stadt/Land/Mensch, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

Palace, The Modern Institute, Glassbox, Paris
, France
Surveying the Landscape, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York
, NY
*Can you hear me ?, 2nd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Stadtgalerie im Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany
*Composite, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
*dAPERTutto, 48th International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Near and Elsewhere, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, England
Signs of life, The Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne, Australia
Wall 6>> Landscape #3, Air de Paris, Paris
, France

*Nordic Nomads, White Columns, New York, NY
Standard Keyboard, The Pineapple, Malmö
, Sweden
Slipstream, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
, Scotland
La Voie Lactée, as proposed by the Purple Institute, Alleged, New York, NY
Fellessentralen, Cultural Production in Norway in the Nineties, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway


*Nor-A-Way, Stadtgalerie im Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany
Alikeness, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia; Canberra Contemporary Artspace, Canberra, Australia

i am curious: These Days, Cubitt Gallery, London, England
*Straight from the Heart, Valokuvagalleria Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland


Call of the Wild, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

(* indicates a publication)

Feddema, Sid, “Torbjorn Rodland | If It Wasn’t For These Photos, We’d Not Rest So Easy At Night,” Flaunt, Issue 158, 2018, pp. 122-129
Skidmore, Maisie,“The first UK solo show for a Norwegian artist who excels in ‘a queasy sense of unease’,” British Journal of Photography, January 2018
Rogers, Thomas “Like an Ad, but Unsettling and Arousing,” The New York Times, January 7, 2018, p. 14

*The Touch That Made You, texts by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Yana Peel, Bob Nickas, Alice Notley, Diane Nguyen, Julia Boukobza, Walead Beshty, and Stuart Krimko, London: Serpentine Galleries and Koenig Books, 2017
*The Model, London: Mack, 2017
“Torbjørn Rødland: The Touch That Made You,” TimeOut.com, 2017
Barron, Benjamin, “Torbjørn Rødland,” ALL-IN, Issue 3, 2017, cover, pp. 186-202
Guette, Henri, “In London, Torbjørn Rødland burns like ice,” TheSteidz.com, 2017
Strømme, Simen H., “Torbjørn Rødland’s first solo exhibition in the UK,” NorwegianArts.org.uk, 2017
Israel, Alex, “Torbjørn Rødland: Silent Choices,” Kaleidoscope, Fall/Winter 2017, pp. 164-179
Moore, Lucy Kumara, “Torbjørn Rødland If you want it to be,” POP Magazine, Issue 37, Autumn/Winter, 2017, cover, pp. 604-607
Marie Healy, Claire, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Dazed, Volume IV, Autumn/Winter 2017, pp. 164-169
Farago, Jason, “Torbjørn Rødland,” The New York Times, November 24, 2017, p. C18
“5 to see this weekend,” AestheticaMagazine.com, November 17, 2017
Hardy, Seb, “Torbjørn Rødland at The Serpentine,” PylotMagazine.com, November 14, 2017
Martinez, Christina Catherine, “The perverse photography of Torbjørn Rødland,” CNN.com, CNN Style, November 13, 2017
“FLOW – ON SHOW: TORBJØRN RØDLAND | THE TOUCH THAT MADE YOU,” FlowPhotographic.com, November 10, 2017
Frizzell, Nell, “Torbjørn Rødland’s best photograph: a plate of teeth and cake hung in a dentist’s waiting room,” TheGuardian.com, November 1, 2017
Strømme, Simen H., “Torbjørn Rødland’s first solo exhibition in the UK,” NorwegianArts.org, November 19, 2017
Bennett, Alex, “Torbjørn Rødland: The Touch That Made You,” ThisIsTomorrow.info, November 14, 2017
Ponzano, Giulia, “5 exhibitions to see in October | London,” ATPdiary.com, October 15, 2017
Sedgwick, Catherine, “Wade Guyton and Torbjørn Rødland at Serpentine Galleries,” TheUpcoming.co.uk, October 5, 2017
“Autumn At The Serpentine Galleries,” SomethingCurated.com, October 4, 2017
Stephensen, Trine, “Interview – Torbjørn Rødland,” Paper-Journal.com, October 4, 2017
Hawlin, Thea, “The Photographer Creating Scenes That’ll Get Under Your Skin,” AnOtherMag.com, October 3, 2017
Sadler, Victoria, “Victoria’s Top Ten London Art Shows, October 2017,” VictoriaSadler.com, October 1, 2017
Romagny, Vincent, “Photographe de L’inquiétante,” Numéro Art, 1, September 2017-February 2018, pp. 78-85
Perry, Barlo, “TORBJØRN RØDLAND AT SERPENTINE SACKLER,” Paris-LA.com, September 30, 2017
“Frieze Art Fair 2017: Our guide to the highlights of London’s biggest art fair,” Standard.co.uk, September 29, 2017
Silva, José da, Mcgivern, Hannah, and Donald Lee, “Three to see: London,” TheArtNewspaper.com, September 29, 2017
“London’s Must-See Exhibitions This Autumn,” Sheerluxe.com, September 9, 2017
“The Touch That Made You,” TankMagazine.com, August 2017
Cattelan, Maurizio, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Purple Magazine, Volume III, Issue 27, Spring/Summer 2017, pp. 115-118
William J. Simmons, As Twisted As You Are, Interview, Muse, Issue 46 Spring/Summer 2017, Milan, pp.98-105/pp.222-231
Fite-Wassilak, Chris, “Wagstaff’s, Mostyn,” Art Monthly, reviews, June 2017, pp. 18-19
Durón, Maximiliano, “Selections from Around Art Basel 2017,” ArtNews.com, June 13, 2017
Eymére, Jennifer, “Affaire de Famille,” Jalouse, May 18, 2017, pp. 64-75

*Bisou Magique, with text by Guy Yanai, Yundler Brondino Verlag, 2016
“Scorch Atlas,” Under The Influence, Issue 17, 2016, pp. 178-199
Mutti, Giulia Arcidiacono, “The Strange and Beautiful World of Torbjørn Rødlan,” OakTheNordicJournal.com, 2016
Anderson, Mitchell, “Torbjørn Rødland: Eva Presenhuber, Zurich,” Flash Art, Volume 49, Reviews, September/October 2016, p. 105
Lange, Christy, “Manifesta 11,” frieze, Reviews, September 2016, pp. 164-165
Steer, Emily, “Horny, Hurting and Healing,” Elephant, Issue 27, Encounters, Summer 2016, pp. 136-143
Smolik, Noemi, “Wellnessveranstaltung statt Provokation, Beruf statt Berufung,” Kunstbulletin.ch, July/August 2016, p. 34
“Torbjørn Rødland,” Texte zur Kunst, No. 102, June 2016, pp. 228-229
Campbell, Max, “A Norwegian Artist’s Memory Disturbances,” NewYorker.com, June 12, 2016
Lequeux, E., “Les doux délires de Torbjørn Rødland,” Magazine M, April 23, 2016, pp. 4-5
“Carte blanche à Torbjørn Rødland,” Lemonde.fr, April 5, 2016
Schneider, Vanessa, “L’agonie de la Salton Sea,” LeMonde.fr, February 15, 2016

*Torbjørn Rødland: I am a photograph, Brussels: Rodolphe Janssen, 2015
*Torbjørn Rødland: Sasquatch Century, Milan and London: Mousse Publishing and Koenig Books, 2015
“Surf: A Mood Board,” Kaleidoscope, Issue 2015, Fall 2015, p. 166
Benson, Frank, “The Sculptors, On Recent Acquisitions,” Aperture, 219, Summer 2015, p. 12
Johnson, Ken, “Review: Torbjorn Rodland Mixes the Religious With the Evocative,” The New York Times, Art & Design, June 12, 2015, p. C21
Haraldseth, Geir, “Torbjørn Rødland–Purple, Yellow and Instagrams,” Tableau Paper #5, Spring/Summer, pp. 56-58
Ke, Xu, “Torbjørn Rødland–Essence of photography,” ArtChina, May 2015, pp. 22-27
Ulekleiv, Line, “Spekulerende fotografier,” Klassekampen, February 4, 2015, pp. 26-27
Røed, Kjetil, “Torbjørn Rødlands fotografier er gåtefulle og urovekkende,” Aftenposten.no, January 26, 2015
Vosin, Marie-Isdahl, “Dum, dummere, dypere,” Natt&Dag, January 2015, pp. 20-23

*Nordic Contemporary, edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi, London: Thames & Hudson, 2014, pp. 298-300
“Two Pipes,” Spike Art Quarterly, Nr. 41, 2014, pp. 62-63
Berardini, Andrew, “Perversion is Bliss,” PARIS LA, Issue #11, 2014, pp. 30-45
Blalock, Lucas and Jens Hoffmann, “Folding the Periphery,” Mousse, #42, 2014, cover, pp. 118-131
Skylstad, Kristian, “In conversation with Torbjørn Rødland: The Bleeding Image,” Objektiv #10, 2014, pp. 44-53
Grunenberg, Robert, “Close Encounters,” L’Officiel Hommes Deutschland, Fall 2014, pp. 298-305
Penn, Asher, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Sex Magazine, Issue #9, Fall 2014, pp. 300 – 302
Sharp, Chris and Hanne Mugaas, “MONO,” Kaleidoscope, Issue 22, Fall 2014, cover, pp.118-147
“Torbjørn Rødland The Claw,” Wallpaper, 188, November 2014, cover, pp. 230-253
“Torbjørn Rødland,” Purple, Issue 21, Spring/Summer 2014, p. 82, 93
Ou, Arthur, “Touchy Feely,” Osmos Magazine, Issue 03, April 2014, pp. 24-31
Blind Spot, Issue 47, March 2014 p. 70

Bore, Kristina Kettle, “Torbjørn Rødland, Pablo Pedersen,” Particular Facts, 2013, pp.109-114
Murphy, Olivia, “Photographs: Torbjørn Rødland,” Doingbird, 2013, pp. 5, 35, 76-81
Lesourd, Elodie, “Baptism or Death: Black Metal in Contemporary Art, Birth of a new Aesthetic Category,” Helvete, Issue 1, Winter 2013, pp. 29-43
Chaillou, Timothée, “Torbjørn Rødland Interview,” Double, No. 26, Fall/Winter 2013, pp. 56-58
Varadi, Keith J., “The New Image: Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon,” ArtCritical.com, October 10, 2013
Antaya, Christine, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Frieze.com, September 2, 2013
Homma, Takashi, “Tørbjørn Rødland, ‘Vanilla Partner’,” The Photobook Review, #004, Spring 2013, p. 21

*Vanilla Partner, Mack, 2012
*Lefèvre, Jéröme, “Pure. Fucking. Armageddon,” Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness, London: Black Dog Publishing, 2012, pp.120-122
Storm, Christian, ” Visiting the Art Exhibits in Torbjørn Rødland’s Dreams,” Vice.com, November 27, 2012
Asbjørn Risnes Jr., Per, “Vaniljebilder,” D2–Dagens Næringsliv, November 9, 2012, pp.38-45
Tovborg, Alexander, “Det åndelige nulpunkt – Introduktion: Torbjørn Rødland,” Kirken i dag, September-November 2012, cover, pp. 8-13, 19-21, 25-27, 31
“Inside the Banana,” The New Yorker, Galleries—Downtown, September 3, 2012, p. 10

Rødland, Torbjørn, “I am the first Photograph,” ThisLongCentury.com, 2011
Rødland, Torbjørn, “Sentences on Photography,” CanopyCanopyCanopy.com, 2011
Mossige, Cecilie, “Det hvite i det svarte i det grønne i oss,” Personae 3-4, 4. Årgang, 2011, pp. 96-103
Ustvedt, Øystein, “Ny norsk kunst etter 1990,” Fagbokforlaget, 2011, pp.16-18
Rød, Arve, “To for prisen av en,” Dagens Næringsliv, December 10, 2011, p.76
Gabrielsen, Emma Clare, “Nakenfotografering,” Natt&Dag, December 2011, pp. 12-18

Mølster, Eva Løveid, “Visuell Analfabetisme – Om norske fotobøker,” Objektiv utgave 2, 2010, pp. 56-61
*Brinch, Sara, “Naiv – med overlegg. En refleksjon over Torbjørn Rødlands ‘I Want to Live Innocent’ og ideen om et naivt fotografi,” Text & Kontext, Sonderreihe Band 55, Copenhagen and Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2010, pp. 135-159
Ross, Trine, “Krævende kunst,” Politiken, February 6, 2010

Haugstad, Børre, “Andy Capp kuppet valgkampen,” Verdens Gang, September 4, 2009, pp. 38-39
Nicklas, Bob, “The Perverted Photography of Torbjørn Rødland,” Vice, The Photo Issue 2009, June 30, 2009, pp. 214-225

Aasan, Øystein, “Portrait Torbjørn Rødland: The Lean, the Mean and the Real,” Spike Art Quarterly, Nr.18, pp. 56-65
Weiser, Johan Otto, “Strålende fotoutstilling,” Fedrelandsvennen, Kultur, December 2, 2008, p. 9
“Torbjørn Rødland in conversation with Shane Lavalette,” PhotoEye.com, October 30, 2008
“Dorothée Perret in conversation with Rødland,” PARIS LA #1, Winter 2008, pp. 56-63
Bianchi, Paolo, “Ästhetik der Fotografie: Fotografie der Reflexion,” Kunstforum International, July-August 2008, pp. 168-169, 118
Røed, Kjetil, “Books: I WANT TO LIVE INNOCENT,” ArtReview, Issue 23, June 2008, p. 162
Kessler, Sarah, “Torbjørn Rødland: Opposites Must Never Cease to Come Together,” Whitewall, Issue 9, Spring 2008, pp. 82-97
Spurkland, Marte, “Endelig hjemme,” D2–Dagens Næringsliv, February 29, 2008, pp. 26-35

“Something So Very Wrong. A Conversation Between Rødland and Gil Blank,” Uovo, nr.13, 2007, pp. 168-195
Røed, Kjetil, “Se om igjen,” Billedkunst, Nr.2, 2007, p.22
Ramberg, Truls, “Fotografiske forstyrrelser,” Aftenposten, Nr. 47, January 29, 2007, p. 9

*White Planet, Black Heart, with texts by Gil Blank, Ina Blom and Hillary Raphael, Steid, MACK, 2006
Gronlund, Melissa, “Profile 3: Torbjørn Rødland, Special Focus Norway,” ArtReview, December 6, 2006, p. 83
Blom, Ina, “Dum – dummere – rock’n roll?” Morgenbladet, July 14-20, 2006, p. 28
Ulekleiv, Line, “Sommerromanser,” Morgenbladet, June 16,2006
Haugstad, Børre, “Tester tabuer,” Verdens Gang, June 16, 2006, pp. 40-41
Lindman, Erik, “The Spring Break Guide to World Art – New York,” Columbia Spectator, March 8, 2006
Goodrich, John, “Gallery-Going,” The New York Sun, March 2, 2006, p. 17

Strømmen, Marit, “Påmeldt igjen,” Aftenposten, February 18, 2005, p. 10
Cotter, Holland, “5 X U,” The New York Times, July 22, 2005, p. 32

*Cotton, Charlotte, “The Photograph as Contemporary Art,” World of Art, London: Thames & Hudson, pp. 215-216
Herbert, Martin, “Torbjørn Rødland; Natasha Egan, Photography plugged and unplugged,” Contemporary Magazine, no.67, October 2004, cover, pp. 20-25, 70-73
Yang, Haegue, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Luxury Magazine, no.11, November 2004, pp. 172, 174
Brodow, Anna, “Dödsmetallare blir mytisk krigare,” Svenska Dagbladet, February 28, 2004
Stahre, Ulrika, “Under ytan något okänt,” Aftonbladet, February 19, 2004

Edwards, Natasha, “Torbjorn Rodland,” Modern Painters, vol.16, Winter 2003, p. 129
Amazeen, Lauren Dyer, “Torbjørn Rødland, Oslo,” Tema Celeste, issue 98, July/August 2003, p. 86
Børresen, Einar, “Reflektert romantiker,” Rogalands Avis, May 28, 2003
Borgen, Trond, “På sporet av den tapte følelsen,” Stavanger Aftenblad, May 26, 2003
Flor, Harald, “Bilder bortenfor ironien,” Dagbladet, March 16, 2003
Bulie, Kaare, “Forhør av klisjeene,” Dagens Næringsliv, March 15-16, 2003

Torgneskar, Per Olav, “Et forhør av Klisjeene,” Tendens, 2001
Pioselli, Alessandra, “Spring,” Flash Art, no.228, 2001
Corbetta, Caroline, “Northern Flair,” Vogue Italia, no.615, November 2001
Fox, Dan, “Another Green World,” Frieze, issue 60, June-August 2001, pp. 80-83
Askeland, Ole, “Doble budskap,” Stavanger Aftenblad, June 30, 2001
Gade, Rune, “Uskyldens scenografi,” Information, May 12, 2001
Nicol, Michelle, “Keine mittelmässige Kunst,” Neue Zürcher Zeitnung, April 29, 2001

Buer, Liz, “Torbjørn tok bussen,” Magasinet, Dagbladet, September 30, 2000
Zahm, Olivier, “Nus avec Nike,” Style 2: Supplément Libération, April 29, 2000, pp.6-8
Simpson, Bennett, “Torbjorn Rodland’s Sentimental Education,” Nu: the Nordic Art Review, March-April 2000, cover, pp. 52-59
Rian, Jeff, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Flash Art, no.210, January-February 2000, pp.121-122

Horakova, Dana, “Art Edition 2; Das Wundersame im Alltagsmüll,” Welt am Sonntag, November 14, 1999
Flor, Harald, “Foto og farskap,” Dagbladet, February 2, 1999

Rian, Jeff, “Taking Names,” Purple Fashion, #4, Winter 1998, pp. 168-177
Borgen, Trond, “Stormønstring i små porsjoner,” Stavanger Aftenblad, October 28, 1998
Ekelund, Torbjørn, “Hest i solnedgang,” Dagbladet, February 20, 1998

Hedberg, Hans, “Nature is a partition. On the works of Torbjørn Rødland,” Index, Volume 2, 1994, cover

    Selected Press

  • The New York Times
    Like an Ad, but Unsettling and Arousing
    Thomas Rogers
  • Purple Magazine
    Torbjørn Rødland
    Maurizio Cattelan
  • NewYorker.com
    A Norwegian Artist's Memory Disturbances
  • BlouinArtInfo.com
    Torbjørn Rødland: Blue Portrait - Nokia N82
  • Elephant
    Horny, Hurting and Healing
    Emily Steer
  • frieze
    Manifesta 11
    Christy Lange
  • Flash Art
    Torbjørn Rødland: Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
    Mitchell Anderson
  • Artforum
    Dream Work: Ina Blom On The Art Of Torbjørn Rødland
    Ina Blom
  • The New York Times
    Review: Torbjorn Rodland Mixes the Religious With the Evocative
    Ken Johnson
  • The Brooklyn Rail
    Torbjørn Rødland ‘Corpus Dubium’
    Charles Schultz
  • frieze.com
    Torbjørn Rødland, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
    Brian Sholis
  • InterviewMagazine.com
    Torbjørn Rødland’s Uneasy Surfaces
    Colleen Kelsey
  • Modern Painters
    12 Best In Show: 12 Museum Exhibitions Not To Miss In 2015
  • AmericanSuburbX.com
    Torbjørn Rødland: ‘Sasquatch Century’ - Pathology of a Sacred Striptease
    Brad Feuerhelm
  • Kaleidoscope
    Torbjørn Rødland
    Chris Sharp
  • L’Officiel Homme
    Close Encounters
    Robert Grunenberg
  • Osmos Magazine
    Torbjørn Rødland: Touchy Feely
    Arthur Ou
  • Mousse
    Folding the Periphery
    Lucas Blalock with Jens Hoffman
  • ArtCritical.com
    The New Image: Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon
    Keith J. Varadi
  • Vice
    The Perverted Photography of Torbjørn Rødland
    Bob Nickas
  • Photo-eye.com
    Contemporary Dialogues: Torbjørn Rødland
    Shane Lavalette
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