Karin Hansson

Born 1967 in Gothenburg Sweden, grew up in Sundsvall, studied in Stockholm Sweden and Tsukuba Japan, lives in New York, USA.

WORK POSITIONS

Current: Postdoc Researcher at Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Stockholm University. Researcher at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm financed by The Swedish Research Council for the research project “Work a work” (http://temporaryart.org/workawork/).

Senior Lecturer in Media Arts at the Institution for Communication and Information at Skövde University 2007-2014 (Leave of absent for studying 2009-2014).
Guest teacher in Media Arts at the Institution for Communication and Information at Skövde University 2003-2006.
Guest teacher at The College of Art, Craft & Design, Department of Fine Art, 2000-2002.
Project leader for “Money, a commentary on the new economy”, CRAC, 2001.
Project leader for the Association for Temporary Art [a:t] 1995-2007.
Project Assistant at Prime Public Relations 1999.
Teacher at Interactive Media, University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre (Dramatiska Institutet), 1995-1998.
Research Engineer at The Department of Teleinformatics, IT/KTH 1995-1996.

HONORARY POSITIONS

The Swedish Visual Arts Fund (Sveriges Bildkonstnärsfond), Board Member 2009-2012
Forum for Feminist Parents (FOFF), Chairman/Board Member 2003-2014
Association for Swedish Experience Industry, (Föreningen för Sveriges upplevelseindustri), Board Member 2002 – 2003
Foundation Medialab (CRAC- Creative Room For Computing), Board Member 1997-2009
Swedish Government’s Observatory for IT, democracy and citizenship, member 1998-2000
Swedish Culture Network, reference group member 1997-1999
Swedish Artists’ Organization for Digital Art (SKODK), Board Member 1997-2000
Board member, Association for Temporary Art [a:t], Chairman/Board Member 1996-2014

COURSE DEVELOPMENT & TEACHING

E-Participation (DSV Stockholm University, Sweden 2013)
TV in the Expanded Field: Workshop in Networked Cultures and Participatory Media (Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Sweden 2012)
Participatory Design (DSV Stockholm University, Sweden 2011)
Artistic Practices (Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Sweden 2010)
The Project: Artistic Research and Development Work (Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, Sweden 2010)
Participatory Culture (University of Skövde, Sweden 2009)
Media, Manipulation and Fiction (University of Skövde 2009)
Media, a Gender Perspective (University of Skövde, Sweden 2009)
Project Development and Method (University of Skövde, Sweden 2007)
Visualization and Representation (University of Skövde, Sweden 2003)
Propaganda: Politics is Art! (Konstfack, University Collage of Arts Crafts and Design, Stockholm Sweden 2002)
I love you so much I could eat you! – To appropriate some ones culture. (European University, Minsk Belarus 2001, Konstfack, University Collage of Arts Crafts and Design, Stockholm Sweden 2001)

EDUCATION

PhD in Computer and Systems Science (DSV), Stockholm University and Royal Institute of Art 2012-2015.
Licentiate degree in Computer and Systems Science (DSV), Stockholm University and Royal Institute of Art 2009-2012.
Various university courses, foremost in Gender studies, Economic history and Pedagogy, University of Gothenburg, Södertörn University, Umeå University, Stockholm University, 2000-2008.
Guest student at the Mixed Media department, Institute of Art & Design, University of Tsukuba, Japan 1994-1995.
University Diploma in Fine Arts, Royal Institute of Fine Art in Stockholm, 1988-1994.
Sculpture, College of Art, Craft & Design, Stockholm 1986-1988.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2003 Bydler, Charlotte, ”Markerat kroppslig. Om fysiska möten med digital konst”, Från modernism till samtidskonst. Svenska kvinnliga konstnärer.
2002 Hedstrand, Sonia, “Konsten är en rolig möjlighet”, intervju, Dagens Nyheter, 2002-09-06.
2002 Forsberg, Nils, “Ingmar – en vän som vill dig väl?”, recension, Nöjesguiden Stockholm, 2002-09-03.
2001 Nilsson, Håkan, “Money, money…Svårt greppa nya ekonomin i konsten”, recension, Dagens Nyheter, 2001-07-31.
2001 Kazmierska, Natalia, “När pengarna är till salu”, artikel, Norrköpings tidningar, 2001-07-24.
2001 Viksten, Elin, “Konsten att göra pengar”, artikel, TT Spektra/ Alingsås Tidning, 2001-07-09.
2001 Sundblad, Rolf, “Pengar till salu”, artikel, PM/ Enköpings-posten, 2001-07-07.
2001 Nilsson, John Peter, “Money makes the world go around”, recension, Aftonbladet, 2001-06-30.
2001 Huor, Jesper, “Pengar, pengar, pengar…och konst”, artikel, Svenska Dagbladet, 2001-06-22.
2001 Bergius, Harald, “Pengar speglas i konst”, artikel, Dagens Nyheter, 2001-06-16
2001 Torell, Kristina, “Här blir pengarna ren konst”, artikel, Göteborgs-posten, 2001-06-15
2001 Isaksson, Börje, “Sätter pengar på piedestal”, artikel, Dagens Industri, 2001-06-12.
2000 Hedstrand, Sonia, “Anpassar sig – och driver med anpassningen”, intervju, Arbetaren 33/2000.
2000 Bydler, Charlotte, “Bilden av människan som molekyl”, recension, Aftonbladet, 2000-09-16. http://www.aftonbladet.se/kultur/0009/16/molekyl.html 2002-02-03.
1999 Lindström, Jan, “Pär Holmgren – en konstens gestalt”, artikel, Aftonbladet, 1999-09-12.
1999 Ullberg, Sara, “Flyktiga fragment fångar”, artikel, LT, 1999-09-08.
1999 Orrhegen, Anna, “Sagoberättare i det offentliga rummet”, intervju, Material, februari 1999.
1998 Hansson, Annika, “Conversation with Association for Temporary Art [a:t]“, intervju, Crac in Context 1998, http://www.crac.org/projectmapp/enat.htm 2002-02-03.
1998 Lundell, Kerstin, “Konstnärer träffas i nytt forum”, artikel, Dagens Nyheter, 1998-02-12.
1997 Letmark, Peter, “Svenska konstnärer omfamnar nätet”, Internetworld 9/1997.
1996 Moreau, Patric, “Mer text än bild: Konst på nätet”, recension, Sundsvalls Tidning, 1996-10
1996 Polite, Oivvio, “Hjärnfilspån”, recension, Aftonbladet, 1996-10-19.
1996 Olsson, Thomas, “Utställning på nätet mutar in nytt konstrum”, artikel, Svenska Dagbladet, 1996-10
1996 Bärtås, Magnus och Fredrik Ekman, “Det mentala tonårsrummet”, artikel, Index, 2/1996.
1994 Beck, Ingmaj, “Inte slutet, bara början”, recension, Aftonbladet Kultur, nummer 7 september 1994.
1994 Beck, Ingamaj, “Gränsen mellan inne och ute är ett faktum”, intervju, Aftonbladet, 1994-06-18.
1994 Beck, Ingamaj, “Konsten slår tillbaka”, recension, Aftonbladet, 1994-01