Agnete Brun, born 1968 in Oslo, is one of Norway´s most acclaimed photojournalists. She is educated at the Norwegian School of Press Photography, and has worked in journalism since her graduation in 1990. Agnete is quite the specialist on conceptual portraits, and she often uses props as a way of enhancing her objects character. Her photographs are characterized by a fresh, colorful playfulness – often pulling towards an absurd and almost surreal expression. Agnete was the first woman to recieve the Norwegian Photography Award in 2001, having exelled as a photojournalist for more than two decades.