Peter BengtsenReceptionist

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Art History
  • Sociology


  • street art, graffiti, urban art, public art, public space, spatial justice, street art studies, street art wold, ecocriticism, visual ecocriticism, urban creativity


One of my main research interests is street art as an artistic and social phenomenon. I have been writing about street art since 2006.

In 2014 I published my first book on the topic entitled The Street Art World.

My forthcoming book, Street Art and the Environment, discusses how art may influence the relationship between humans and nature. The book will be independently published by Almendros de Granada Press in June 2018.

My research on street art has led to an interest in spatial justice and the publicness of public space.

From October 2018 to May 2019 I will be co-coordinating the research theme Urban Creativity at the Pufendorf Institute for Advanced Studies at Lund University.

Recent research outputs

Peter Bengtsen 2018 Jun Lund: Almendros de Granada Press. 117 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Kristofer Hansson (ed.) & Peter Bengtsen (ed.) 2018 Apr 20 In : Culture Unbound. Journal of Current Cultural Research. 10, 1, 127 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial Issue (editor)

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