Vibeke Tandberg studied in both Norway and Sweden at Teaterverkstedet, Oslo, at Kunsthögskolen in Bergen (1991–1994) and at Fotohögskolan, Göteborg University (1995-1997). In addition she trained in Berlin, New York and London (1997-1998: Scholarship Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin. 1998-1999: International Studio Program (ISP), New York. 1999-2000: Delfina Studio Trust, London).
Since her breakthrough with the series Bride (1993) she has participated in a number of exhibitions at home and abroad. Today Vibeke Tandberg lives and works in Oslo and London.
Tandberg belongs to a group of young, Norwegian artists (including Torbjørn Rødland and Mikkel MacAlinden) who employ photography on central postmodern theory.
Tandberg is represented at Centre George Pompidou in Paris, the Astrup Fearnley Museum in Oslo, the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo, Museum Volkvang Essen, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and the National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen.