Torpedo Press

Torpedo Press
Sofies Gate 11
N-0170, Oslo

Oslo store
Thursday - Saturday: 11-16
+ by appointment

About us
Torpedo was founded in 2005, as a non-profit Bookshop and Publisher devoted to the promotion and production of artists' publications, art theory and critical readers. Torpedo organize discursive activities, exhibitions and events related to the process of publishing.
Torpedo is run by Elin Maria Olaussen, Karen Christine Tandberg and Kim Svensson.

From 2013-18 we managed the Torpedo bookshop satellite at Kunstnernes Hus. Since 2017 we run the project space PUB and established a joint distribution plattform Nordic Art Press (NAP) together with Eller med a.

︎︎︎Nordic Art Press
Torpedo is partly funded by Arts Council Norway and has recieved fundings from Fritt Ord, OCA, The City of Oslo, Vederlagsfondet, Nordic Culture Point, NORLA, Mondriaan Fund, The Norwegian Council General in New York, The Norwegian Embassy in London, Tokyo and Paris.


Shipping / Payments

Shipping costs:
Norway: 70 NOK
Europe: 130 NOK
World: 145 NOK

Orders usually arrives to recipent within 10 days in Norway.
Allow approximately 5 business days extra for international orders.

A confirmation email will be sent as soon as we receive your order.
An dispatch email is sent when the package has been shipped.


All orders are marked as "printed matter", and should not be liable for any customs duty, however this cannot be guaranteed.

Payments are processed in Norwegian krone (NOK). We refer to currency calculators to calculate the final costs in your preferred currency.
Your credit card details are not stored and are not visible to us at any time. 

︎︎︎Les Presses du Réel (FR, L, BE, CH)
35 rue Colson
21000 Dijon
T +33 3 8030 7523

︎︎︎Idea Books (Europe, except FR, L, BE, CH)
Nieuwe Hemweg 6R
1013 BG Amsterdam
The Netherlands
T +31 20 6226154

︎︎︎ArtBook / D.A.P (US, UK, Rest of the World)
75 Broad Street
Suite 630
New York, NY 10004
T +212 627-1999

* Selected publications are available.
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This site was designed & developed by Kim Svensson