Modern Frames: European Art and CinemaSemester Course

Art & Visual Culture
Week-Long Study Tour
Rome or Prague-Vienna
Core Course Week Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
Art History, Film Studies, Media Studies
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

From the great auteurs in European filmmaking to the provocateurs of the contemporary art scene, this course examines artistic expression in European cinema and visual arts. What role does independent film and art movements play in 20th and 21st century Europe? How are aesthetics influenced by the changing political landscape? When do visual arts go beyond consumerism? We work on a case study of subversive art in Europe and meet with Danish directors to discuss film.


Morten Egholm

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Ph. D., Film Studies, University of Copenhagen, 2009. Cand. mag., Scandinavian Studies, Film and Media Theory, University of Copenhagen, 1997. Associate professor in Danish Language, Literature and Culture, University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 2002-2006. Has written several articles in Danish, English and Dutch on film history, Scandinavian film, Danish literature, Danish theatre, and Danish and American TV series. Editor (2010-2015) of and peer reviewer (2015-) for the film journal Kosmorama. With DIS since 2008, since January 2012 as full time faculty.

Lærke Posselt

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

Freelance photojournalist working for Danish and International media. Represented by VU Agency. BA in Photojournalism from Danish School of Media and Journalism (2008-2013). Recipient of numerous awards, including World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year international, PDN Photo Annual and the Danish Crown Prince Couple's Rising Star Award. With DIS since 2015.

Communication, Lærke Posselt