Margaret Emdal

is a visual artist; director, animator, illustrator & graphic designer, living in Oslo, Norway.

She was born in, and is still attached to Stranda, a village situated at Storfjorden in the western part of the country. She started out on the artistic road 16 years old in Langevåg, not far from Ålesund, as one of Einar Aarø’s pupils, and continued studying Visual Communication at FHS Münster in Germany.

She started her working carreer as an editorial designer at Gyldendal in Oslo. Then followed some years as a freelancer in Germany. Back in Oslo in 1980 she continued working as a graphic designer for media & tv. In the 80s and 90s she mainly made tv-graphics for NRK (Norwegian Broadcast Corp). During this time she cought the interest for the art of animation, and she made her first short films Tango Caramba (1992) and Heartattack (1997).

Since 2000 she is working as an independent artist and producer with her own projects. From 2002 she attended Medieval studies at UiO and graduated with a Master of Philosophy in 2008. Red & Silver is her last film, finally finished in 2016.

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