University of Oslo
Photographer, based in Oslo, Norway.
In 2011, the book, The Brothers, was published by www.dewilewispublishing.com in the UK.
Exhibitions during 2013:
Copenhagen (June) - www.photography.dk www.copenhagenphotofestival.com/program
Griffin Museum (April-May) USA - www.griffinmuseum.org
Luton (March/April) UK - departure-lounge.org.uk
Photofestival in Cardiff, (May) UK - www.diffusionfestival.org
Bury St. Edmunds (June/July) UK - www.smithsrow.org
Künstlerhaus Bethanien (July) Berlin, Germany
Photofestival Encontros de Imagem (September) Portugal
Elin Høyland befriended these two hermit-like elderly brothers, and documented their lives over many years in their small hamlet in rural Norway. Harald and Mathias Ramen lived together (seemingly all their lives), happily isolated from much of the rest of the world. The pictures speak volumes.