Nordic Contemporary ArtSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Art History
Elective Course
Fall/Spring semester

In this course, we engage the city and art scene of Stockholm to analyze artworks, exhibitions, and texts: What is contemporary – and what is Nordic – about the art and issues that surface here? The course includes a focus on identity politics, such as feminist, postcolonial, and queer perspectives in Nordic contemporary art.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Visual Arts


Alessandra di Pisa

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

MFA (Master of Fine Art) University of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, 2006. Director of Studies and Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication and Design at Malmstens, Linköping University, 2019-. Has previously been teaching at KTH Media Technology and Interaction Design, KTH School of Architecture and at Bergh's School of Communication. As a conceptual artist Alessandra works with a wide range of expressions such as video, performance, sound art, robotics, artificial intelligence and artist books. With DIS since 2019.

Robert Stasinski

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

BA in Art History and Political Science, Stockholm University, 2006. Project Manager Iaspis international Residency Program 2006-2010, Editor in Chief of NU-E The Nordic Art Review Magazine 2004-2006, Art Critic in Flash Art, KunstkritikkPaletten 2005-, Communications Manager and Editor SSE Art Initiative, Stockholm School of Economics 2016-, Course Manager Art Management/Curatorial Studies at Stockholm University 2018-. With DIS since 2019.