Dr Johanna Rosenqvist
Lund University and Linneaus University Sweden
Johanna Rosenqvist, Dr. completed her PhD in Art History and Visual Culture, at Lund University in 2007. Her dissertation interrogates the institutional boundaries of Art through examining the aesthetics of sexual difference in the case of Swedish Handicraft of the 1920s and 1990s. Since 2007 she has been Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer in Design and Art History and Visual Culture at Linnæus University, Växjö, Sweden. Presently Rosenqvist is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Cultural Sciences at Lund University, researching performative aspects of arts and crafts. As KOEFF her artistic practice lies in producing noise and performing at venues mainly in Sweden but also f ex in Germany and China.
”Performative Handicraft. The Making of Gender in Artistic Practices” is the working title of Johanna Rosenqvist's post doc research project. The project explores the performative aspects of practical skills by focusing on how notions of gender are used to communicate different artistic genres. The objective is to present and discuss the visual representations of art being made.