Cultural Policies, Metrologies and the Dispositif of Art Management

Cultural policies are analyzed as producing what Latour calls metrologies; that is, measuring devices and, by extension, concepts and instruments that contribute to the progressive socialization and naturalization of art effects such as social sustainability, community cohesion, social capital, and innovation. The case analyzed will be the art scene of the city of Malmö, its policies…

The project application with The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Science

The research project aims to study how publicly funded artistic practices relate to contemporary urban governance in the city of Malmö. By developing an innovative research design based on Actor-Network Theory and Governmentality Studies, the project aims to empirically map the lines of association between the various actor-networks that make up the publicly funded art-world…

Art for Integration

Cities increasingly use artistic and cultural activities to promote active citizenship and social cohesion. We suggest that city-sponsored cultural and artistic practices in Sweden are finding a new discursive context in migration. In this article, we look at two artistic and cultural institutions in Malmö, Sweden: Arena 305 and Drömmarnas hus. We develop a typology…