Open School

Open School is a series of talks organized by the Visual Communication programme at Konstfack. Due to the pandemic all Open School talks will be performed via Zoom webinars during autumn 2020.

Autumn 2020


30 September 2020 at 16.30—18
Power and Politics in Arabic Type Design
Speaker: Nadine Chahine
Link to webinar: konstfack-se.zoom.us/j/67286885055

14 October 2020 at 16.30—18
Visual Activism
Speaker: Nicholas Mirzoeff
Link to webinar: konstfack-se.zoom.us/j/63591317949

21 October 2020 at 16.30—18
Black Out 2020! Visual rhetoric and colonial reverberations during challenging times
Speaker: Temi Odumosu
Link to webinar: konstfack-se.zoom.us/j/63391012094

25 November 2020 at 16.30—18
Beautiful Words Are Subversive
Speaker: Nontsikelelo Mutiti
Link to webinar: konstfack-se.zoom.us/j/66056269351

Please contact Parasto Backman or Emma Rendel if you have any questions regarding Open School: Protected address or Protected address

All Open School events are open to public and for free. No registration required. As an attendee you will not be visible to other attendees, however you will be able to post questions and comments to the speaker once the webinar started. All talks are in English and expected to last for about 1,5 hours. Poster design by Joakim Aronsson.

 

Spring 2020

Queering as Praxis with Nicole Killian
16 January, 4:30-5:30 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

 

Autumn 2019

Joanna Rubin Dranger - Visuell Makt & sterotypa bilder (på svenska)
18 September, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Moa Matthis - Visualizing the Violence of the Border: a Brief History of Visual Border Patrolling
2 October, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Lisa Ehlin - Public, Private, Attention, Affection: Why the selfie still haunts and blinds us
9 October, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Nadine Chahine - The Politics of Arabic Type Design
16 October, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Svante Tirén - Ornament Matters — Revisiting the Art and Politics of Decoration
23 October, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Brita Lindwall Leitman - Typical Power
13 November, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Åsa Bharathi Larsson - Nordic Colonialism - Race and Visual Culture
20 November, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Karin Sunvisson - Image as weapon – Exoticism vs. mimicry in the imperialist narrative
27 November, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Bitte Andersson - A Lesbian Lowbrow Lecture
11 December, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

 

Autumn 2018

Ornament Matters — Revisiting the Art and Politics of Decoration
10 October, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

 

Spring 2018

Open School: No Straight Lines - The History and Artistry of Queer comics
9 March, 4:00-5:00 pm
Location: Mandelgren

Re-membering: Re-collecting; Re-sisting; Re-vitalising - Katarina Pirak Sikku and Tomas Colbengtson
24 January, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

 

Autumn 2017

Realness: Got to be Real. A Talk by Harold Offeh in Three Gestures - Harold Offeh
6 December, 5:00-6:00 pm
Location: Mandelgren lecture hall

Satire and the Smoking Gun of French Colonialism - A Case Study - Karin Sunvisson
6 December, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Typical Power - Brita Lindvall Leitmann
15 November, 4:30-6:00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Space Invaders - The Fight For A More Inclusive Gaming Industry - Anita Sarkeesian
8 November, 4:00-5:30 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

A Lesbian Lowbrow Lecture - Bitte Andersson
11 October, 4.30-6.00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Visuell Makt - Joanna Rubin Dranger (på svenska)
20 September, 4.30-6.00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Beyond Dominant Traditions - Johanna Lewengard
13 September, 4.30-6.00 pm
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Normkreativa möjligheter - Rebecca Vinthagen (på svenska)
6 September, 16.30-18.00
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

 

Spring 2017

An army of lovers cannot lose
15 February, 16.30-18.00
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

A Feminist Handbook: Stacking Chairs, Spreadsheets & Dinner Parties
6 March, 17:00-18:30
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Before the border: Visibility and invisibiIizing
15 March, 16.30-18.00
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Film, Taxidermy and Re-Animation a lecture by Ng'endo Mukii
16 March, 16.00-17.30
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

In This Room By Rudy Loewe
26 April, 16:30 - 18:00
Location: Mandelgren

Open school: 50 years of Illustration by Lawrence Zeegen
28 April, 16.30-17.30
Location: Mandelgren

 

Autumn 2016

Konstfack, Svarta Havet

Normkreativitet av Rebecca Vinthagen (på svenska)
Onsdag 7 september, kl 18.00 (vecka 36)
Lokal: Svarta Havet

Beyond Dominant Traditions by Johanna Lewengard
Wednesday 14 September at 16.30 (week 37)
Location: Svarta havet lecture hall

Visuell Makt av Joanna Rubin Dranger (på svenska)
Onsdag 21 september, kl 16.30 (vecka 38)
Lokal: Svarta Havet

Satire and the Smoking Gun of French Colonialism by Karin Sunivsson
Wednesday 12 October at 16.30 (week 41)
Location: Svarta Havet lecture hall

CANCELLED! A Whiter Shade of Pale by Jeff Werner
Wednesday 26 October at 16.30 (week 43)
Location: Svarta Havet lecture hall

Image Science Race by Ulrika Kjellman
Wednesday 2 November at 16.30 (week 44)
Location: Svarta Havet lecture hall

Panelsamtal: Building alliances across differences (på svenska)
Moderator Moa Matthis
Onsdag 9 november, kl 16.30 (vecka 45)
Location: Svarta Havet lecture hall

CANCELLED! Pink – The Dangerous Colour by Fanny Ambjörnsson
Wednesday 16 November at 16.30 (week 46)
Location: Svarta Havet lecture hall

Typical Power by Brita Lindvall
Wednesday 23 November at 16.30 (week 47)
Location: Svarta Havet lecture hall

Sweden and Race by Tobias Hübinette
Wednesday 30 November at 16.30 (week 48)
Location: Svarta Havet lecture hall

Dyke Hard by Bitte Andersson (filmscreening)
Wednesday 7 December at 16.30 (week 49)
Location: Svarta Havet lecture hall

Updated: 6 September 2016
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