Lisa Ingrid Torell
Professor in Contemporary Art
Lisa Torell is head of the Program for Fine Art at the Academy of Arts. She has a post doc from Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University 2019-2021, a PhD equivalent through the Norwegian for Artistic Research Programme (NARP) 2014-2018.
She is coming from the performative place-related field and works with questions connected to the public sphere, society is the driving force. She is interested in the performative pluralism that is created within the arts, which is about being seen and to see, in togetherness and in singularity. She has exhibited at places that include Buenos Aires -International Biennial of Contemporary art of the South, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art(GiBCA), Research Pavilion Venice, NNKM Tromsø, Västerås Art Museum, Bonniers konsthall and Marabouparken Stockholm. Torell has also written for various publications such as Contemporary Urban Structures (DK) and Oslo Pilot (2015-17), and is the editor for Place to Place, 9 artists reflection about site-specificity and place related processes. (2016/17).
Selected interdisciplinary involvements: MASSA/KTH/the City of Stockholm/GAIA architectural team and studio Erixon Aaalto 2021-2025, New European Bauhaus, Visioner I Norr/The Nordic Future 2022 and Categorisation supporting the implementation of Universal Design in Sweden, Lunds university and Gothenburg university 2019-2020.
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