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.
The Cabinet Room: A 2.0 classroom
02 February 2021
Last week we inaugurated the brand new classroom The Cabinet Room here at Stockholm School of Economics. Experience it via the virtual tour/seminar (below).
New art exhibition: Anna-Karin Rasmusson/APPROACHING
15 January 2021
SSE Art Initiative proudly presents the exhibition APPROACHING: three videos by Anna-Karin Rasmusson exhibited in the atrium, the entrance hall and in one of the corridors on the entrance floor during January and February 2020.
Bigert & Bergström's CO2 Lock-In exhibited outside the school
01 October 2020
300 kg is the average weight of a Swede's CO2 emissions for three weeks. Outside SSE the kilos can now nail you to the ground. The artwork CO2 Lock-In by the internationally recognized Stockholm-based artist duo Bigert & Bergström is exhibited on Sveavägen 65 until October 22 by SSE Art Initiative in cooperation with Stockholm Konst.
Yale philosopher Martin Hägglund to SSE
23 September 2020
We are happy to welcome Professor Martin Hägglund, author of the bestselling book “This life”, on October 6 for a seminar focused on freedom. He will be introduced by SSE President Lars Strannegård.
Welcome to the school: Commoncause by Maria Friberg on the big screen
18 August 2020
Each year in August, SSE Art Initiative welcome students, faculty and staff back to the school by screening Maria Friberg's video Commoncause in the atrium.
SSE Library Session with Jason Timbuktu Diakité
29 May 2020
Jason Diakité, known as Timbuktu to the public, is a world renowned hip-hop artist and author. In a live-streamed conversation on June 3, 5.15 pm, he will talk about growing up as a black child in an all white society and how generations have been affected by the trauma of the African diaspora, with Lovisa Fhager Havdelin, Secretary General at non-profit human rights organisation Teskedsorden. Open for all!
SSE Library Sessions on Poetry – Economy of Words
19 May 2020
“LEVEL UP TO A POETIC ECONOMY”, wrote the artist Patrik Qvist outside the Stockholm School of Economics in 2017. This spring, SSE Library, Natur & Kultur Literary Agenda and SSE Art Initiative have teamed up to offer you excursions into the worlds of poetry and poetics, with Anna Hallberg, Athena Farrokhzad and Jason Diakité as our guides.
New film with artist Hanna Ljungh
30 April 2020
Meet the artist Hanna Ljungh in SSE Art Initiative's and Brillo Vox's short film, shot and edited in connection with our live streamed Art Talk and studio visit.
In loving memory of Lars Arrhenius
28 April 2020
It is with great sadness we receive the news that artist Lars Arrhenius has passed away. We were to inaugurate his video artwork "Handels for Future!" this spring.