Art Initiative embeds art in the academic environment of SSE to make the school even more knowledge intensive. We work primarily with screenings of video-based art, photography and installations by contemporary artists. Art Initiative works in close cooperation with the Student Association Art Division.
Handels x Mejan
On April 19 Art Division launches Handel x Mejan: an exhibition with four newly graduated master students from The Royal Institut of Art in Stockholm (also called Mejan) at the SSE Campus.
Art and Luxury: an Art Initiative Course
As last year Art Initiative is offering bachelor students at SSE a course in art, aesthetics and business. In "Art and Luxury" artists and researchers will engage students in exploring new...
Where the borders runs
Where the border runs, 2017, by Knutte Wester is on display on the big screen in the atrium of Stockholm School of Economics, March 2021. What exists beyond a threshold, beyond a boundary? The...
Experiments in Art and Capitalism: an Art Initiative book series
From an economic perspective, art has traditionally been regarded as an instrument: artists an art are seen as an investment or factor of production that can be exchanged for something else. This...
The Cabinet Room
The Cabinet Room is a classroom full of contemporary art, placed in curiosity cabinets in-between compartments made for students to sit in. The room still seats 41 students, and is a classroom...
The Philosopher Erik Bordeleau on Leap of Faith
Listen to the philosopher Erik Bordeleau, affiliated researcher at the Center for Arts, Business & Culture, reflecting on Maria Miesenberger's sculpture Leap of Faith (Getting Over) in the atrium....
Handels x Mejan: an art exhibition
19 April 2021
The students in the school's Art Division launches Handels x Mejan: an exhibition in four parts with four newly graduated master students from The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm (also known as Mejan) at the SSE Campus. The exhibition is curated by the students, and will take place on campus, Sveavägen 65, between April 19 and June 30.