Professor Sigrid Lien

Title: 
IP Leader
Institution: 
LLE, University of Bergen
Address: 
N-5007 Parkvei 20 Bergen Norway
E-mail: 
Sigrid.Lien@lle.uib.no
Telephone: 
+47 55583201
External Website Address: 

 

 Sigrid Lien is an art historian. She has worked extensively on photography and Norwegian culture, and on the visual culture of Norwegian emigration, especially to the United States. She is head of the research group Visual Culture, University of Bergen, (since 2007), a member of leadership group of the NordForsk network Visions of th Past:Images as Historical Sources and the History of Art History (2008-2011), and a member of leadership group of the NordForsk network Nordic Network for the History and Aesthetics of Photography (2003-2007).

 

Research Interests: 

 Photography, modern and contemporary art, visual culture, cultural theory, museums, archives, exhibitions.

Publications: 

 2009. ‘From the margins to canonisation- Photography in the Norwegian

art arena 1971-2005’, in: Gothenburg Studies in Art and Architecture,

Acta Universitatis Gothenburgensis.

 

2009. Lengselens bilder. Fotografiet i norsk emigrasjonshistorie. Oslo: Spartacus Forlag.

2008. Kunsten å lese bilder, with Peter Larsen. Oslo: Spartacus Forlag.

2008. ”Derfor skriver jeg bok: Kunsten å lese bilder”, with Peter Larsen.

Bedre skole, nr. 4. 

2007. Norsk fotohistorie. Frå daguerreotypi til digitalisering, with Peter

Larsen. Oslo: Det norske Samlaget

2007.‘Varm visuell retorikk i kald krig: Noen kunsthistoriske betraktninger

omkring etterkrigstidens russiske plakatkunst’, i: La oss hauste den store

avlinga. Russiske plakatar 1945-65. Hå gamle prestegård: Hå gamle

prestegard/ Skule- og kulturetaten i Hå.

2005. ”The Wild Duck and Other Stories”, Konsthistorisk tidskrift, vol 74,

no 2, p.82-94.

2002. “The Aesthetics of Sports Photography”, Nordicom Review, 23 (1-2)

September, Gøteborg, pp.215-235.

2001. ’Not the proper way, but many proper ways to think about

pictures’-  Intensjonalitet og historisk rekonstruksjon i Michael Baxandall’s

Patterns of Intention”, Kunst og Kultur, Nr.2, p.104-119.

Project Title: 
PhotoCLEC