︎    IRENE ALTERSKJÆR    ︎    MASTER IN DESIGN, VISUAL COMMUNICATION  ︎    I’M AN ARTIST AND DESIGNER BASED IN NORWAY   ︎   @IRENE.ALTERSKJAR    ︎    VSCO    

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Irene Alterskjær (b.1997) is a designer, artist, and photographer from Norway. She holds a Master’s degree in Design; Visual Communication, from Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design, University in Bergen. She graduated with her Master’s at the age of 23 years old. 

She is interested in asking questions, observing, and analysing different perspectives and relations to nature through photography, image making, visual identity and visual design.

Also, she has an interest in questioning what responsibility we have as designers, starting conversation through design, and hopefully bringing something new to the design field.


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Education


2019—2021
Master in Design
︎︎︎ Visual Communication
Institute of Design, KMD, University of Bergen
(Previous KHiB, Bergen Academy of Art & Design)

2016—2019
Bachelor in Design
︎︎︎ Visual Communication
Institute of Design, KMD, Univeristy of Bergen 
(Previous KHiB, Bergen Academy of Art & Design)




Internship


2019
Internship
︎︎︎Overhaus AS
Bergen, Norway



Lecture


2019
Lecture: Transparent
Designterapi
Bergen Design Festival




Experience


2021—TODAY
Freelance Designer
Irene Alterskjær

2019—2021
Dept. of Plants
Board member & Photographer

2019—2021
Student representative FUD
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2019—2021
Student representative SU—KMD
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2019—2021
Student representative Program Comitee
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2020
Student representative
Verv i opptakskomitee
Sekundæropptak MA Design
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2016—2019
Linjeforeningen Raster
Board member & Designer

2017—2019
Hulen Bergen
Graphic Designer

2018
Stoff Studentavis
Graphic Designer

2016
Studentteateret Immaturus
Graphic Designer




Contributions


2021
Upcoming Publication
Ymt Magazine
Essay & Photos
Institute of Design
KMD, University of Bergen

2020
Illustrated Transpositions
Poster / Mini—booklet
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2020
Ymt / Crux of the matter
Essay & photos
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2017
Bergen 24t
24h of drawing comics
Uberpress

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Wins


2021
Nomination / Newcomer of the year
Visual Communication
Design Region Bergen / Bergen Design Festival

2021
Gullkalven / Silver
Design: Open Class
Gullkalven

2021
Visuelt Diploma - Campain
Might be Coming Soon / Behold Bergen
Collaboration in Bergen w/ Sollin Sæle
& Thanee Rene & Elke Vindenes

2021
Visuelt Diploma - Advertisement Campain
Might be Coming Soon / Behold Bergen
Collaboration in Bergen w/ Sollin Sæle
& Thanee Rene & Elke Vindenes




Exhibitions


2021
November 18—Desember 10 2021
Risografi i Norge
Norsk Risoforening
Grafill

2021
MA Degree Show
Digital Exhibition
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2019
Power Object
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2019
BA graduate exhibition
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2018
MA Design Profiling Installation
Installation at Lille Lungegårdsvann
& Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2017
Interactive food lab
Design for non—humans
Institute of Design, KMD, UiB

2017
UKM Bergen
Usf Verftet

2016
Bergen Kunsthall
Bergen Art Book Fair



Fairs / Markets


2020—TODAY
Publisher: Duo w/ Juan Qin
The Book Buffet
Bergen Art Book Fair

2021 May—June
BABF MidiMart @ Pamflett
Publisher: Duo w/ Juan Qin

March 20 2021—April 5 2021
BABF Minimart #3
BABF Bookshop at Bergen Kunsthall
Publisher: Duo w/ Juan Qin

2019
Publisher & board member
Rasters Sommermarked
Linjeforeningen Raster

2018
Leader of organizing & documentation
Board member
Rasters julemarked
Linjeforeningen Raster

2017
Publisher& board member
Rasters Julemarked
Linjeforeningen Raster

2017
Publisher & board member
Rasters Sommermarked
Linjeforeningen Raster




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