Sofie Amalie Klougart (b. 1987) is a Danish photographer based in Oslo, Norway. Klougart holds a BA in photojournalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism. Her projects portray site-specific environments that reveal global issues and tendencies. She works with photography, text and sound.

Upcoming exhibitions

2022 The National Museum in Oslo, group exhibition, Norway, sound installation, Heat, 16.06-

Selected exhibitions and screenings

2020 National Nordic Museum, Seattle, USA, Legacy, Reaching Europe, group exhibition, 01.02.-15.03.
2019 Galleri CC, Malmö, Sweden, 100, Black Cat - Pink Walls, group exhibition, 29.11.2019-23.02.2020
2019 Notam, Oslo, Norway, Heat, solo exhibition, 29.10-01.03
2019 Ellingsen von Krogh, Stavanger, Norway, Heat, solo exhibition, 31.08-26.10
2019 C4 PROJECTS, DK, solo exhibition, Heat, 21.6-7.7
2019 Vejle Kunstmuseum, DK, group exhibition, PARTNERS, Against the sky, 14.04-15.09
2018 Comodo64, Turin, group show, Momentum, Reaching Europe, 31.10-11
2018 Minimum, Palermo, group show at Mo[t]us Operandi MANIFESTA 12, 22.06-20.07
2018 Vandrehallen, Hillerød, DK, solo exhibition, THE CALLING - SITES FOR MYTHS, 01.05 - 17.06
2018 Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition, group exhibition, Interior, Philosophy in the Bedroom, 01.03-10.03
2017 Warehouse 9, Copenhagen, Vi tager intet ansvar, The Stone group exhibition
2017 Fotografisk Center, solo exhibition, THE CALLING - SITES FOR MYTHS, September 15-29.10.2017.
2017 Code Art Fair, with Fotografisk Center for Cph Art Week, Copenhagen
2017 Landskrona Fotofestival, Group Exhibition, 8-17.09.2017.
2017 Tinghuset, Ebeltoft, Group Exhibition, 18.04-16.05.2017.
2017 Hillerød Kunstdage, Group Exhibition, Annaborg, 24-26.03.2017.
2016 Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling, KE16, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, 5.-20.11.2016.
2016 Human Rights in Action, human rights center, Nyhavn, Copenhagen, October 15.10 - 01.12.2016.
2016 MENOTRENTUNO 2016, Masedu Museo D'arte Moderna Sassari, 28.10-03.12.2016.
2016 MENOTRENTUNO 2016, Villanova Monteleone, Sardinia, The Farm in the Centre 29.07- 04.09.2016.
2016 Athens Photo Festival, Greece, Benaki Museum, 9. June – 31. July, 2016
2016 The Censored Exhibition, Copenhagen Photo Festival, 2.-12. June
2016 TRANSIT, Group Exhibition, Pixelart, Østervrå, opening 13. February - 28 March
2015 Photo Kathmandu 2015, Nepal, outdoor screening, November 3-9
2015 STATUS:15, Group exhibition, Copenhagen, Museumsbygningen, September 24. - unknown
2015 San Francisco Camerawork, Lensculture Emerging Talent Award 2015, Group show, 28.08-04.09
2015 The Danish Parliament, Equality Here and Now, Hyttebyen, travelling exhibition, DK
2014 M/S Museet for Søfart, The Scandinavian Route 1874-2014, Esbjerg-Harwich T/R, Helsingør, DK
2014 Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland, 2014 FRAMES, group show
2014 ’Young, Danish Photography’, group show, Four Boxes Gallery, Skive, DK
2013 ’Young, Danish Photography’, group show, Fotografisk Center, CPH, DK
2013 ‘Obscura Festival’, screening, Penang, Malaysia
2013 ’8x Personal Projaect’, group show, Øksnehallen, CPH, DK
2013 ’NOTES’, solo exhibition, Phototek Esbjerg, Denmark
2013 Museum of Contdemporary Art, Roskilde, DK, collaborative art project, Afterlife
2012 Teatro Due Roma, Rome, IT, ’Shades of Women’, group show
2012 Copenhagen Photofestival, Carlsbergbyen, The Wonder in Egypt, DK, group show

Awards and honours

2020 Jury member at the Norwegian Press Photo of the Year, POY 2019
2019 Selected for Norwegian Journal of Photography #5 , NJP
2018 The Calling selected for the Photobook Week Aarhus Dummy Award 2018
2017 Jury member at the Danish Press Photo of the Year
2016 Participant at Next to Me, photographic masterclass, Saint Petersburg, Russia
2015 Danish Press Photographer Of The Year, Best Foreign Picture Story, second prize
2015 LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015
2014 Danish Press Photographer Of The Year, Open Class Category, second price
2012 Danish Press Photographer Of The Year, first prize, Open Class Category, ‘Philosophy in the Bedroom’
2012 Participant at the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, Amsterdam
2011 Informations Fotopris, 1st prize
2010 Danish Press Photographer Of The Year, first prize, Domestic Reportage Category


2021 Fritt Ord, The freedom of expression Foundation grant
2020 Fritt Ord, The freedom of expression Foundation grant
2020 Kulturraadet, Arts Council Norway
2020 Fritt Ord, The freedom of expression Foundation grant
2019 Fritt Ord, The freedom of expression Foundation grant
2018 The Danish Arts Foundation, production grant
2014 Médecins Sans Frontières, Doctors Without Borders journalism grant

Residencies and memberships

2020 Short term atelier at Atelier Nord
2020 Member of Norwegian Photojournalist Association
2019 Member of the national organization for photographers and camera based artists, FFF
2018 Residency at San Cataldo
2018 Member of Danish Visual Artists
2015 Residency at Accademia Di Danimarca

Features and clients

The New York Times, Time Magazine, New Statesman, The New York Review of Books, CNN, Business Insider, The Guardian, British Journal of Photography, GUP Magazine, Telegraph Magazine, The Fader, Die Zeit, Der Spiegel, Dagbladet Information, Weekendavisen, Politiken, Euroman, Morgenbladet, Objektiv, Magasinet Fotografi and many others.