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Art Talk: Places for Art and Business encounters with Tove Nilson and Oscar Carlson

Where can art and commerce play together? In the newborn RAP-program (Retail Art Program) SSE want to make Art encounter Retail. There is vast history of such creative meetings with artists as Joseph Beuys, Yoko Ono, Andy Warhol and Barbara Kruger. But what about now? Welcome to this art talk with Tove Nilson and Oscar Carlson, moderated by SSE Professor Sara Rosengren, on Feb 10 in room Ruben at Center for Retailing, Saltmätargatan 13-17. Open for all. Sign up info below.


Oscar Carlson and Tove Nilson sense the need for spaces and places where worlds of art and commerce play together form mutual joy and creations.

So what do they envisage? How can it be done?

Come join the kick-off of RAP (Retail Art Program) - for new visions of art-based commerce!

Tove Nilson: After a business career in fashion and retail (most recently with COS/H&M) Tove is appointed head of communication at Accelerator, Stockholm University’s exhibition space for contemporary art. Tove´s overall interest in making Art and Business meet is focused on how Retailing might cross-fertilize with current Art World developments.    

Oscar Carlson: Oscar is an international curator/artist. He has worked in Germany and the UK and is an alumn of Central Saint Martin's in London and Städelschule, Frankfurt-am-Main. He currently heads ISSUES, the gallery and project platform for contemporary art in Stockholm.

Sara Rosengren: Sara is Professor of Business Administration (Marketing) and Head of Center for Retailing (CFR) at SSE. Her research deals with consumer behavior, marketing communications, and retailing.

Sign up via e-mail to artinitiative@hhs.se.

A wrap will be served.

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