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Fredrik Svensk

Lecturer

Fredrik Svensk
Lecturer
fredrik.svensk@akademinvaland.gu.se

Postal Address: Box 132, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 50 , 41138 Göteborg


Valand Academy (More Information)
Box 132
405 30 Göteborg
www.akademinvaland.gu.se
info@akademinvaland.gu.se
Fax: +46(0)31786 51 19
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 50 , 411 37 Göteborg

About Fredrik Svensk

Fredrik Svensk is active as a writer, critic, educator, editor and curator. Lecturer in Art Theory, Editor-in-chief of Paletten Art Journal. Critic at Kunstkritikk.com and Aftonbladet, and member the research collective OTCOP. In his research and teaching he is specialized on the biopolitics of art.

In his teaching at Valand focus on the intersection between artistic research and practice, history of aesthetics and art, continental philosophy; and critical perspectives on art and society such as queer feminist, post-colonial, marxist theory, institutional critique and non-anthropocentrism. Co-translater of Gilles Deleuze's Différence et Répétition.

 

Selected curatorial projects include ÄKTA VARA (True Being / True Commodity), 2007 investigating different contemporary processes of subjectivation, with artists Debora Elgeholm, Annika Eriksson, Isabell Heimerdinger, Saskia Holmkvist, Katya Sander and Carey Young. ART AFTER EDUCATION, 2008 re-examined the critical aspects of the method used in Adrian Piper’s work Bach Whistled, 1970, by putting it into a contemporary socio-political context in tandem with works by artists Elke Marhöfer, Ida Börjel and Malmö Free University for Women.

Links:

Paletten.net

Kunstkritikk.com

http://www.aftonbladet.se/kultur/

Recent essays:

Selected recent criticism:
Contemporary, all to contemporary, 2014
http://www.kunstkritikk.se/kritikk/contemporary-all-too-contemporary/

Selected book essays

OTCOP in
Work, Work, Work, Sternberg Press:2012
http://www.sternberg-press.com/index.php?pageId=1389&bookId=284&l=en

Bodil Furu - the aesthetics of investigation, Torpodo press: 2012
http://cargocollective.com/torpedopress/Bodil-Furu-The-Aesthetics-of-Investigation

No, I am not a toad, I am a turtle!, Elke Marhöfer, Archive books: 2012
http://www.archivebooks.org/books-elke-marhofer.htm

Latest publications

University of disaster
Fredrik Svensk
2017-05-13 to 2017-11-26 La Biennale di Venezia - The 57th International Art Exhibition – Viva Arte Viva / National Pavilion of Bosnia and HerzegovinaArt exhibition and book in English, Artwork 2017
Artwork

Upp till kamp i köket
Fredrik Svensk
Aftonbladet kultur, Book review 2017
Book review

Insomnia
Fredrik Svensk
Artforum International, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

On the biopolitical aspect of critique on contemporary swedish higher art education.
Fredrik Svensk
"The Possibilities and Challenges of Art Education from Swedish and Turkish perspectives”. The Swedish Consulate, Istanbul April 5th 2017Svenska konsulatet, Istanbul , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

On the genealogy of critique in contemporary art: Towards a new concept of critique without human yardsticks
Fredrik Svensk
Critical Studies, University of Gothenburg. Feb 3rd 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

A new philosophy of nature? - Biopolitical aspects of the non-anthropocentric turn in contemporary art. Lecture
Fredrik Svensk
Royal Institute of Art. Stockholm April 7th 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Anastasia Ax
Fredrik Svensk
ARTFORUM INTERNATIONAL , Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

Survival Machines
Fredrik Svensk
Kunstkritikk.com, Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

14 december
Fredrik Svensk
Kunstkritikk.no, Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

Fredrik Svensk’s Best of 2016
Fredrik Svensk
Kunstkritikk.com, Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

Showing 1 - 10 of 166

2017

University of disaster
Fredrik Svensk
2017-05-13 to 2017-11-26 La Biennale di Venezia - The 57th International Art Exhibition – Viva Arte Viva / National Pavilion of Bosnia and HerzegovinaArt exhibition and book in English, Artwork 2017
Artwork

Upp till kamp i köket
Fredrik Svensk
Aftonbladet kultur, Book review 2017
Book review

Insomnia
Fredrik Svensk
Artforum International, Magazine article 2017
Magazine article

On the biopolitical aspect of critique on contemporary swedish higher art education.
Fredrik Svensk
"The Possibilities and Challenges of Art Education from Swedish and Turkish perspectives”. The Swedish Consulate, Istanbul April 5th 2017Svenska konsulatet, Istanbul , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

On the genealogy of critique in contemporary art: Towards a new concept of critique without human yardsticks
Fredrik Svensk
Critical Studies, University of Gothenburg. Feb 3rd 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

A new philosophy of nature? - Biopolitical aspects of the non-anthropocentric turn in contemporary art. Lecture
Fredrik Svensk
Royal Institute of Art. Stockholm April 7th 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

2016

Anastasia Ax
Fredrik Svensk
ARTFORUM INTERNATIONAL , Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

Survival Machines
Fredrik Svensk
Kunstkritikk.com, Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

14 december
Fredrik Svensk
Kunstkritikk.no, Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

Fredrik Svensk’s Best of 2016
Fredrik Svensk
Kunstkritikk.com, Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

Showing 1 - 10 of 166

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