Introducing our council for ”Collecting Thoughts”: Annika Gunnarsson

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Our working expert council is made up of eight members who will together guide Collecting Thoughts philosophically, theoretically and practically and engaging artists through Artist-in-Residence. Now we introduce Annika Gunnarsson.

Annika Gunnarsson has a PhD in Art History and works at the Moderna Museet as a curator for Drawings and Prints since 2001. Her professional career began at the Engraving Gallery at Nationalmuseum in 1992 and she has since taken up working with and researching collections, collecting, exhibitions and exhibiting. In her dissertation – visible / invisible. The reception of the visual in the picture books about Alfons Åberg (2012), she analyzed how we as viewers are involved in how a work appears. In 2018-2020, Gunnarsson worked part-time at Stockholm University as a course coordinator for the Curator course at the Department of History. Gunnarsson is interested in visual cultures, storytelling, performative practices and organization of activities.