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Unpacking the Shock Moments
Ph.D. candidate in Art History and Visual Studies

My research project builds a bridge between the traditional and the experimental art historical practice. Traditionally, it will compare 19th and 20th -century Nordic women artists at the interface of abstraction and spirituality, including Ellen Thessleff, Hilma af Klint, Anna Cassel and Alexandra Ionowa. I focus on concepts of emotional reactions, alienation, and resonance when answering questions such as: why are abstract women artists so fascinating today, and is it related to the need for connection in an increasingly alienating world? 

Experimentally, I inspect the possibilities to instrumentalize these emotions evoked by art, as the transformation of art education is now highly topical, especially with the new definition of museums by the International Council of Museums (ICOM), adding definitions of inclusion, diversity, and sustainability.

My previous education is from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (BA, 2014-2018) and Stockholm University (MA, 2018-2020). My non-academic professional background is in cultural pedagogy, museum work and curatorial practice.

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