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Thomas Walskaar, NOR (1986) is a graphic designer and researcher, currently completing his Masters in Media Design and Communication at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. His current projects centre around technology and how history and memory are meditated through the integrity of our devices. He is dedicated to understanding the frailty of storage technology, and the importance of the individual to store with caution. Over the last 5 years Thomas has worked in a variety of mediums though work with the magazine and newspaper industry in Norway.
Main focus on graphic design and photography. I have done and delivered photos for company’s and like Morgenbladet, Gevir, Mediapartner and New Kick Booking, Also worked closely with Norwegian band Honningbarna cover them over several years.
Working as Creative Director for Ravensbourne’s Degree Show. Making the visual identity of the UK biggest student lead degree show and had over 3500 tickets booked for that week. I also managed a team of designers and produced elements for print, digital and broadcast.
Working as a freelance photographer for Norway’s biggest tabloid newspaper covering the area of Aust-Agder covering local news and had the main story on the culture section on Christmas day in 2011.
Worked as the main photographer for Trashpop, they are a non-profit concert concept in Kristiansand Norway. Dedicated to new, exciting and relevant artists from home and abroad. My job where to take photos of all of the concerts and after a while a toke the role as manager and working with 3 other photographers. Responsibility of collecting and uploading the photos on line to the website and the social media sites. I did also some graphic design work for them and had a role on the marketing and pr team.
I was working mostly on editorial layout and design, doing weekly work on three to four newspapers with a distribution of 500, 000 copies a week. I redesigned the editorial layouts on existing papers and worked on the layout from scratch. I was also the photographer for the company doing smaller jobs and covering the major Norwegian music festival Hovefestivalen for three years straight from them. Also did some interviews and wrote some articles for the newspaper.
I was working as an apprentice on mostly editorial work on two magazines that had a distribution of 500.000 copies a month. I also made five newspapers over the course of one and a half weeks. During my apprenticeship I also did work at Grimstad Addressetidene and Kristiansand Avis doing editorial pages.