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Anders V. Munch

Ph.D. Master of History of Ideas and Art History

  • Universitetsparken 1

    6000 Kolding

    Denmark

20012020
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Research areas

Postdoctoral Thesis (in Danish with English abstract): Fra Bayreuth til Bauhaus. Gesamtkunstwerk'et og de moderne kunstformer. Aarhus University Press 2012. Historical survey of the dream of the unification of arts and its role in the development of modern art forms, especially design and architecture. 

Associated Oslo Centre for Critical Architectural Studies contributing with research in Design Culture and the Cultures of Architecture in Scandinavia, especially historiography and canonization. Associated The Local Wisdom International Network, Centre of Sustainable Fashion (University of Arts, London), Parson New School of Design (New York), California College of Arts (San Franscisco) & Kolding School of Design, supported by The British Council.

Keywords to running themes: Total design, Sustainability and Luxury, Minimalism, Ornamentation, Branding

Research information

Books: 

”Design Culture: Objects and Approaches”, medred. Guy Julier, Mads Nygaard Folkmann, Hans-Christian Jensen & Niels Peter Skou, London: Bloomsbury 2019

”Designkulturanalyser”, medred. Toke Riis Ebbesen & Niels Peter Skou, Odense: Syddansk Universitetsforlag 2015

”Design as Gesamtkunstwerk. The art of transgression”, København: Rhodos 2012

Postdoctoral thesis ”Fra Bayreuth til Bauhaus. Gesamtkunstwerk’et og de moderne kunstformer”, Aarhus Universitetsforlag 2012, 665 pages

Ph.d. thesis “Den stilløse stil. Adolf Loos”, Kunstakademiets Arkitektskoles Forlag, København 2002, 264 pages  (German version:  ”Der stillose Stil. Adolf Loos”, Wilhelm Fink Verlag, München 2005, 264 pages) 

More recent papers etc :
‘Nordic Lighting? Poul Henningsen and the Myth of Scandinavian Twilight’, paper, ICDHS 10th + 1, Barcelona 2018, ed. Oriol Moret, pp. 825-28

’Ideals of the Quotidian in Danish Design’, ”Everyday Design. Signs of Awareness”, Kanazawa: 21th Century Museum of Contemporary Design 2018, pp. 48-52 (Japanese version, pp. 22-26)

’Spatial Art and Unruly Vases. Salto’s role in Danish Modern design’, ”Axel Salto. Master of stoneware”, red. S. Bruhn & P. Wirnfeldt, Clay Keramik Museum 2017, pp. 102-10

’On the Outskirts. Geography of design and the self-exoticisation of Danish design’, Journal of Design History 30/1 2017, pp. 50-67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epw049

’New Nordic & Scandinavian Retro. Reassessments of values and aesthetics in contemporary Nordic design’, Journal of Aestetics and Culture vol. 8 2016, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3402/jac.v8.32573

‘Total Design of Participation. Ideas of collective creativity by Tim Brown, László Moholy-Nagy and Walter Gropius’, ICDHS 2016 Taipei, Blucher Design Proceedings, November 2016, pp. 308-11, doi: 10.5151/despro-icdhs2016-04_001

‘Translating Space and Mass into Danish. On Vilhelm Wanscher’, Nordic Journal of Architecture, No. 1, Vol. 2, 2012, pp. 98-106




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Research Output 2001 2020

Radio/TV Cabinet

Munch, A. V., 2020, (In preparation) Extinct: A Compendium of Obsolete Objects. Penner, B., Forty, A., Critchley, M. & Turner, O. H. (eds.). Reaktion Books

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterCommunication

Design

Munch, A. V. & Satell, R., 2019, (In preparation) Medieæstetik – en introduktion. Schmidt, U. & Lund, J. (eds.). Samfundslitteratur

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterEducationpeer-review

Design Culture: Objects and Approaches

Julier, G. (ed.), Munch, A. V. (ed.), Folkmann, M. N. (ed.), Jensen, H-C. (ed.) & Skou, N. P. (ed.), 19. Feb 2019, 1. ed. Bloomsbury Academic. 235 p.

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

Introducing Design Culture

Munch, A. V. & Julier, G., 19. Feb 2019, Design Culture: Objects and Approaches. Julier, G., Folkmann, M. N., Jensen, H-C. & Skou, N. P. (eds.). Bloomsbury Academic, p. 1-11

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Locating design culture

Munch, A. V., 19. Feb 2019, Design Culture: Objects and Approaches. Julier, G., Folkmann, M. N., Jensen, H-C. & N. P. S. (eds.). Bloomsbury Academic, p. 171-75

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

Activities 2006 2019

Nordic Design Cultures in Transformation 1960-80

Anders V. Munch (Organizer)
2. Oct 20194. Oct 2019

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

Foreningen af alle kunstarter. Bauhaus og Gesamtkunstwerk-tanken

Anders V. Munch (Guest lecturer)
1. Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lectures, external teaching and course activities at other universities

Foreningen af alle kunstarter. Bauhaus og Gesamtkunstwerk-tanken

Anders V. Munch (Guest lecturer)
25 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Affordable Luxury? Marketing everyday design – from Bauhaus to New Nordic

Anders V. Munch (Guest lecturer)
13 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Affordable Luxury. Bargaining on the Aesthetics of Everyday in Danish Design

Anders V. Munch (Guest lecturer), Mads Nygaard Folkmann (Speaker)
5 Sep 20197 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Press / Media

C. F. Christensen fik midtjysk møbeldesign til at gå verden rundt

Anders V. Munch

25/08/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

SDU Kolding sagde farvel til Per Krogh Hansen

Anders V. Munch

20/06/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Fyns Amts Avis' tidligere chefredaktør i DR's bestyrelse

Anders V. Munch

21/12/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Fyns Amts Avis' tidligere chefredaktør i DR's bestyrelse

Anders V. Munch

20/12/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Statuer er blevet halshugget flere gange

Anders V. Munch

23/08/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Prizes

Forsvar af disputatsen "Fra Bayreuth til Bauhaus"

Anders V. Munch (Recipient), 7. Sep 2012

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Teaching & Supervision

New Nordic Design Thinking

Jacob Buur, Anders V. Munch & Annette Svaneklink Jakobsen

01/02/201901/09/2019

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching