Represented by Hest Agentur.

Ivar Kvaal (b.1983) is a photographer based in Oslo, Norway.

Kvaal has garnered critical acclaim for his photography in Norway and elsewhere. Images from the Dvale series have been exhibited at numerous institutions and galleries, including The Aperture Foundation in New York and Musée de l’Elysée in Switzerland. The project Tethered to the Polestar have been exhibited at Somerset House in London. Kvaals project Hessdalen was recently on display at The Henie Onstad Museum in Oslo, Norway.

Kvaals work is featured in Thames and Hudson’s reGeneration2 -Tomorrow’s Photographers Today (2010) and Landmark – The Fields of Landscape Photography (2014). Kvaal is also featured in Journal’s Norwegian Journal of Photography #2 (2015) and 100 Norwegian Photographers (2019) published by Hatje Cantz.

Dvale was published by Teknisk Industri in 2016. Hessdalen was published in 2018 by Journal. 36 pictures from the National Museum was published in 2022 by Ljå Forlag.

Selected clients and collaborators:
Christie’s Magazine, D2 Magazine, Ekeberg Sculpture Park, Esquire, Kvadrat, Phaidon, Rizzoli, Snøhetta, Thames & Hudson, The Munch Museum, Wallpaper*, Zeit Magazin.

Kvaal is co-founder of Ljå Forlag and co-founder and curator of Lokalt senter.