Elina Waage Mikalsen

visual artist, filmmaker and musician

Elina Waage Mikalsen (b.1992) is a visual artist, filmmaker and musician from Tromsø, based in Oslo. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Nordland Art and Film School and a master’s degree from the Academy of Fine Art, KHiO. In her works, she often uses sound in installations with textiles, text, and performance. She often works based on her own family’s coastal Sámi background and thematizes the encounter between the Norwegian and the Sámi. She has exhibited her works at LIAF 2022; the National Museum in Oslo and Nitja, Lillestrøm.

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