Anders V. Munch

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

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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

Curriculum

Professor, dr.phil., ph.d., cand.mag. i idéhistorie og kunsthistorie

2012- Professor i Designkultur, Inst. for Design og Kommunikation, SDU

2011-12 Projektleder for ansøgning om nye uddannelser, Designstudier

2010-13 Professor II, Arkitekthøgskolen i Oslo (20% gæstestilling)

2008-10 Fagleder for Design, ILKM, SDU2007

Lektor i Designkultur og –historie, Institut for Litteratur, Kultur og Medier

2007 Forskningsadjunkt på Kunsthistorie, AU

2006 Postdoc.-stipendium fra Carlsbergfondet2005Fungerende leder af Forskerskolen, AAA

2003-06 Adjunkt i Teori og Historie, AAA

2001-03 Forskningsadjunkt på Kunsthistorie, AU, med stipendium fra Carlsbergfondet

1999 Amanuensis på Kunsthistorie, AU

1996-99 Ph.D.-stipendiat på Kunsthistorie, AU, med et projekt om Adolf Loos og stilbegrebets betydning for den moderne kunstudvikling

 

Faglige hverv

2020             Formand i Forskningsrådet for Kultur og Kommunikation, DFF

2019-20        Medlem af NOS-HS, komité for de nordiske forskningsråd, hum. og samf. videnskab

2018-19        Næstformand for Forskningsrådet for Kultur og Kommunikation

2018             Arrangør af Nordisk Forum for Designhistorie, Island (sm. Sigríður Sigurjónsdóttir)

2015-20        Medlem af Forskningsrådet for Kultur og Kommunikation (Kunst, design & arkitektur)

2014-            Medlem af BFI-faggruppen for Kunsthistorie og billedkunst

2014-            Dansk repræsentant i Nordisk Forum for Designhistorie

2014             Arrangør bag konference Design Culture: object, discipline and practice, SDU                                 

2009-17        Beskikket til censorkorps på Danmarks Designskole/KADK

2007-18        Medl. af det videnskabelige panel for “Arkitektur N”, Norge

2006-            Beskikket til censorkorpset ved Æstetik og Kultur, AU

2002-            Beskikket til censorkorpset for Kunsthistorie, KU/AU

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 :

‘The Faaborg Chair. Icon or inventary’, “Faaborg Museum and the Artist’s Colony”, eds. G. Hvidberg-Hansen & G. Hedin, Aarhus University Press 2019, pp. 216-33

‘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




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