Christian Tunge

Artist
Jan Khür
Jan Khür

Christian Tunge (b. 1989 in Stavanger) is a Norwegian artist based in Oslo.

He received a BFA in Photography from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2015. Tunge mostly works with photography, printmaking and artists’ books. He is the founder of the publishing house Heavy Books and is also an active member of the artist-run project space MELK, dedicated to championing new Scandinavian photography. Tunge has published six photography books and edited and designed 15 others for Heavy Books. 

Recent solo shows include Long Lust Love at Galleri Golsa (2019), Too Familiar To Ignore, Too Different To Tolerate at Noplace Oslo (2018), 8-balls and Empty Pockets at Tou Trykk in Stavanger (2018) and group shows at QB (2019), Blomqvist (2017), The Spring Exhibition (2017), Entrée Bergen (2016), and Fotogalleriet (2016).

Tunge is one of three curators of the inaugural Triennial for Photography and New Media at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter opening February 2020.