I Am Queen Mary

Temi Odumosu is a great art historian who we met Copenhagen on Monday 10. She researches on the representation of African peoples, visual politics of slavery and colonialism, as well as archives. She told us that nowadays thanks to technologies and networks, it’s easier to access archives that are being digitized, but we must be…

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The museum as refugee camp

On September 6 we traveled to Malmö. There we met Cecilia Widenheim, director of the Konstmuseum in Malmö. Since 1973 it has had a permanent collection. This museum was transformed into a refugee camp for a brief period of time (1945) at the end of World War II, welcoming men and women who came from…

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Immigrants in Sweden

A person I find interesting to know is the architect and professor at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm Alessandro Petti. He teaches a course in Architecture and Social Justice: Permanent Temporality and researches and performs architecture and art related to Palestine. In 2007, he co-founded together with Sandi Hilal and Eyal Wizman Decolonizing Architecture…

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CuratorLab Introduction

In September 2018 I started a Curator Lab course at the Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts & Design in Stockholm. It is a course for professionals and it is not necessary to live there, so I can combine it with my work. The course is completely held in English and there are 9 international participants,…

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