Maria Gossé (b.1983) is a Norwegian photographer and filmmaker currently based in Oslo, Norway. Her work is documentary-based and her projects focuses on what it means to be human. She´s especially interested in subcultures and women´s role in society. 

Available for assignments anywhere in the world.

+47 988 52 719

Instagram: @mariagosse








2018: SUB, Akershus Kunstsenter

2018: UCS Årsutstilling, group exhibition at Nordmøre Art Museum, Kristiansund

2018: Undressed, solo exhibition at Fotografiens hus, Oslo

2017: Undressed: Novelty Starr, Oslo Burlesque Festival

2017: Guerrilla Girls film festival, K4 Gallery, Oslo

2017: Den fjerde bølgen (The Fourth Wave), solo exhibition at Ladyfest, Eldorado, Oslo 

2017: Uncertain States Scandinavia - Open call group exhibition, Cyan gallery, Oslo 

2016: Uncontaminated Photo Festival - Collected works by Nordic School of Photography 

2016: Unbounded - Borders in disorder, group exhibition at Lille Grensen, Oslo, Norway

2015: Picture of the year 2014, group exhibition at DOK:15 festival, Fredrikstad, Norway

2015: Fatas vinterudstilling, group exhibition at Galleri Krebsen, Copenhagen

2014: Vi driver hor, solo exhibition, Rockheim National Museum of Popular Music, Trondheim, Norway, about the band KUUK

2013: Day of Photography juried group exhibition, Preus National Museum of Photography, Horten, Norway

2013: FK Norway's 50th Anniversary Exhibition, juried group exhibition, Town Hall Square, Oslo, and various locations in Norway

2009: Jubileumsutstilling, Pressefotografenes Klubb Trøndelag 25 år, Trondheim Kunstforening Gallery, Trondheim, Norway




2018: European Newspaper Award, Photography - Atmosphere category

2018: Diploma for "Skamløs" together with ilustrator Esra Røise and graphic designer Mimmi Christensen, Grafill: Årets Vakreste Bøker, category faktabok barn og ungdom

2016: 3rd place, Gullsnitt - The Annual Awards of Advertising Photography 2015, portrait category

2016: 2nd place, Gullsnitt - The Annual Awards of Advertising Photography 2015, music category

2016: Grand Prize multimedia category, PDN Edu Student Photo Contest

2015: 2nd place, Picture of the Year 2014, sport reportage category, Norway

2015: 3rd place, Gullsnitt - The Annual Awards of Advertising Photography 2014, editorial category

2013: 1st place, 1st round, FK 50årsjubileums photo competition, 2013




2015-2016: Documentary photography & filmBilder Nordic School of Photography, Oslo, Norway

2014: Documentary and art photography, Fatamorgana - Danish School of Documentary and Art Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014: Photography, Bilder Nordic School of Photography, Oslo, January

2009-2013: Bachelor's degree in Media Studies, Visual culture and Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

2007-2009: Visual arts, Rotvoll art school, Trondheim, Norway




2015 - now: Freelance photographer and filmmaker

2007: Documentary Photographer, The Latin American groups in Norway (NGO working with raising awareness on Latin American issues in Norway) and the The Landless Worker’s Movement (MST), Brazil

2006-2007: Photojournalist, Adresseavisen, Oslo

2006: Photojournalist, Verdens Gang, Oslo, Norway

2004: Photojournalist, Majira and Business Times, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

2004: Official festival photographer, Storåsfestivalen, Storås, Norway

2003 - 2005: Concert photographer, Blæst concert venue, Trondheim, Norway

2003 - 2005: Photojournalist, Adresseavisen, Trondheim

2003: Darkroom, reproduction and museum photography assistant for Dino Makridis at Sverresborg Trøndelag Folk Museum, Trondheim, Norway




2016: Eddie Adams workshop, New York, USA

2013: Photo editing workshop with Amber Terranova (former editor at Photo District News, USA) and Mauro Bedoni (Photo Editor at Colors Magazine, Italy), Oslo, Norway

2012: Advanced photoshop with Eli Lajbowitz, Copenhagen, Denmark


Portfolio reviews


2016: Lars Boehring, managing director, World Press Photo foundation (USA)

2016: Elizabeth Krist, senior photo editor, National Geographic magazine (USA)

2016: Johnny Simon, photo editor, Quartz magazine (USA)

2016: Meg Handler, editor, Reading the images blog (USA)

2016: Jacquelyn Palumbo, PDN Edu (USA)

2016: Jim Caspar, Lensculture (GBR)

2016: Peter Dench, documentary photographer (GBR)

2014: Sigrid Nygaard, photo editor and photographer at Information (Denmark)

2014: Liv Carlé, art photographer (Denmark)

2014: Jacob Jessen, visual artist (Denmark)

2014: Absalon Kirkeby, visual artist (Denmark)

2014: Dagmar Atladottir, visual artist and photographer (Denmark)

2014: Kent Klich, documentary and art photographer (Denmark)

2014: Tove Kurtzweil, visual artist (Denmark)