On screen at SSE: Yinka Shonibare´s Un Ballo in Maschera
03 February 2023
During February 2023 Art Initiative will show the British/Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare´s film Un Ballo in Maschera (2004), on the screen in the north corridor on the ground floor of Sveavägen 65. The screening is yet another way for the students at SSE to learn about Yinka Shonibare´s artistry, as a temporary companion piece to the Yinka Shonibare Room two floors up in the same building.
The Yinka Shonibare Thesis Scholarship to Nigeria
14 December 2022
Yinka Shonibare CBE is a world famous British-Nigerian artist who has created the Yinka Shonibare Room in the SSE main building at Sveavägen 65. The artistic fee for this work was generously donated by Yinka Shonibare CBE to the school in order for us to create the Yinka Shonibare Thesis Scholarship. Thanks to this scholarship two SSE students a year will be given the possibility to go to Nigeria for a month to do research for their thesis.
Exhibition at SSE: Peter Stridsberg´s Forecast Diaries
31 October 2022
SSE Art Initiative is proud to present a new exhibition at SSE. During November and December we can experience seven photographs by Peter Stridsberg from his series Forecast Diaries in the corridor on floor 3 on Sveavägen 65. Welcome!
The Yinka Shonibare room fourth art classroom at SSE
02 September 2022
Large-scale patterns on the walls and books wrapped in batik fabrics; the newly finished Yinka Shonibare Room is a pedagogical environment that not only provides state-of-the art light, sound, ergonomics and acoustics, it is a room that seeks to evoke emotion and elicit reflection over topics such as globalization, colonialism, world trade and the construction of cultural identity.
Handels x Mejan 2022
28 April 2022
As last year we are launching Handels x Mejan: an exhibition 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 in Art Division, SSE (also known as Handels), and will take place on campus (Sveavägen 65) until June 3.
Bertil Ohlin Between the Lines - Nobel Week Light
02 December 2021
This year the Stockholm School of Economics will be lit up as part of the Nobel Week Light. The light installation Between the lines is created by Fanny Englund and Bruna Porsia from The Light Bureau as an hommage to Bertil Ohlin, SSE professor and one of the Nobel laureates in 1977.
New art in The Bonnier Staircases
19 October 2021
Thanks to a collaboration between Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation, Bonniers Konsthall and Stockholm School of Economics, works from the foundation are being displayed at SSE for a longer period of time. To increase the variation, some works have during October 2021 been exchanged by others. We welcome works by Olof Marsja, Sunniva McAlinden, Per Hüttner, Helena Mutanen, Lisa Jonasson and Hilde Retzlaf to the school.
The Flag Project - a multiform art exhibition at SSE
31 August 2021
The Flag Project is a multiform art exhibition by the Swedish artist Jacob Dahlgren featuring all kind of events at SSE during September and October 2021. The exhibition will consist of flags on the poles outside the SSE main building welcoming the students back to school, artist-led flag-workshops, manufacturing of flags in the atrium and a series of seminars on the topic of abstraction.
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.
Art and Luxury: an Art Initiative Course
31 March 2021
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 aesthetic/ethical dimensions of commerce, business and management.