Wordslinger, Cowgrrrl, Photographer and Crazy cat lady with a penchant for gritty stories with unhappy endings. J.C. Loen has studied literature and feminism at the University of Oslo, and has a craft’s certificate in photography.J.C. is the author of the western series The 9 Lives of The Outlaw known as Crazy Cat, featuring a female protagonist and anti-heroine who’ll make your grandpa shit his breeches. She lives in Lommedalen, Norway with two crazy cats and her boyfriend. When she’s not working on a story or taking pictures, she can most often be found at the local shooting range.
Whiskey & Whiskers - The 9 Lives of the Outlaw known as Crazy Cat: Book 1-3 (fiction)
The 7th Bullet - The 9 Lives of the Outlaw known as Crazy Cat: Book 3 (fiction)
All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do – The Ballad of Zerelda Glanton (photobook)
An Obelus Wheeze - The 9 Lives of the Outlaw known as Crazy Cat: Book 2 (fiction)
Embers at Dawn - The 9 Lives of the Outlaw known as Crazy Cat: Book 1 (fiction)
26/8-2017: Release party for Polafornia at Cyan Salong, Oslo
22/4 & 29/4-2017: #blihus, Fotografihuset
16/9-30/9-2016: "All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do" exhibition at Cyan Salong, Oslo
4/6-2016: Fotoscenen 2016 - presented my photobook "All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do"
12-2015: Granted 25.000,- NOK in support from NFF (Norske Fagfotografers Fond) for upcoming exhibition "All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do"
23/8-2015: The Photography’s Day (group exhibition) at Preus Museum
21/8-2015: Release party for All the Things a Woman Oughtn’t Do at Fuglen, Oslo
22/8-2010: The Photography’s Day (group exhibition) at Preus Museum
25-27/10-2010: Curated and participated in the group exhibition “11” at Cyan:Studio
21-22/9-2009: Exhibited two new projects “Resume” and “Plastic Parade” at Rock am Sogn
31/1-1/2-2009: Solo exhibition “Linger” at Cyan:Studio
29-30/11-2008: Art sales and exhibition at Cyan:Studio
2008: Granted 20.000,- NOK in support from NFF (Norske Fagfotografers Fond) for upcoming exhibition “Linger”
19/8-2007: The Photography’s Day (group exhibition) at Preus Museum
2002: Received two diplomas in NRF’s student category for “Utsnitt 2001”
Editorial: W25, MC Magazine, Fett, Plan B, Campus, IKON, SKUM, Life is Carbon, Droga Magazine, Square Magazine, Impossible Magazine
Events & Documentary: Øyafestivalen 2008-2012, Lee Jeans, AKKS, Stills on short film “Heroin på blå resept,” Rock am Sogn 2009, Oslo Fashion Week No.12, Oslo science Fiction Festival 2008, Oslo Street Style
Designers: Carina Christensen, Red Ooak, Ronja Allum, Lena Møller, Students at Kunst & Håndverkskolen, Students at Westerdal
Bands & Artists: Zia Land, Firebyrds, Nina Martine & Zingone, Bladed, Pirate Love, Charlotte & The Co-Stars
11-2017: Two week online course - Stereoscopy: An Introduction to Victorian Stereo Photography.
1/10-2016: Attended a wetplate workshop hosted by Sarah Lycksten
2003-2006: Bachelor Degree in Literature/Feminism and Gender studies at The University of Oslo
2001: Craft’s certificate
2000-2001: Apprentice - Studio Isidor
1999: Apprentice – Atelier Herman
1998-1999: Photography school, Strømmen vgs.
All photos on this site © Julie LoenLast updated 11.12.2017