Editorial board

Ingrid Halland

Editor-in-chief of Metode since 2022

Ingrid Halland (b. 1988) is associate professor at The University of Oslo and associate professor II at Oslo School of Architecture and Design, where she teaches at the PhD programme. Her work is published in LogJournal of Design History, Aggregate, Arkitektur N, and Kunst og kultur. The book Ung Uro: Unsettling Climates in Nordic Art, Architecture & Design was published in 2021.

Kjersti Solbakken

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2024 - 2025, editor of Volume 3 ‘Currents: Regenerating pasts for the not yet’

Kjersti Solbakken (b. 1984, Valnesfjord) is a freelance curator and writer based in Oslo, currently appointed as curator for the Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF) 2024. She is a former director of Kunstnerforbundet, Galleri Format and Fotogalleriet, founder of self organized initiatives in the field of publishing and has curated exhibitions for numerous institutions, spanning from artist run spaces to galleries and museums. Education includes an MA in curatorial practice at the Faculty of Art, Music and Design, UiB and BFA in visual arts from the Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo.

Hanne Hammer Stien

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2024 - 2025

Hanne Hammer Stien (b. 1977) is professor in art history at the Academy of Art, UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø. Her field of study is northern art and visual culture. The last publication is «Dealing with Nordic Colonialism: Agency and Othering in two art projects invoking living ethnographic displays» (forthcoming, Third Text 2024). Stien is amongst others member of the research board of Arts and Culture Norway, the advisory board of Lofoten International Art Festival, and the art committee for the new governmental quarter in Oslo. She is co-heading the research group Worlding Northern Art (WONA).

Anna Ulrikke Andersen

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2022 - 2024, editor of Volume 2 ‘Being, Bathing and Beyond’

Anna Ulrikke Andersen (b. 1988) is a filmmaker and architectural historian, and associate professor in art history at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She has previously been postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oxford. She holds a PhD in architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. As a Fellow of the Future Architecture Platform 2021, she was commissioned to curate the exhibition ‘Chronic Conditions: Body and Building’ at the Lisbon Architecture Triennale.

Malin Graesse

Malin Graesse is an art- and design historian and environmental humanities scholar currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Stavanger. She holds a Ph.D. in art history from the University of Oslo where she was also an associated doctoral research fellow at the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities. In addition to her research on environmental art and design she has written and curated exhibitions on textile art, most recently in Guttormagaards arkiv at the Blaker Old Dairy, together with artist Ann Cathrin November Høibo (2023). She has received funding and grants from the Norwegian Arts Council (with artist Annike Flo and biologist Hanna Bjørgaas, 2019), The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (2016), and The University of Oslo (2016).

Petrine Vinje

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2024 - 2025

Petrine Vinje (b. 1980) is a sculptor and installation- artist who recently submitted her PhD project in artistic research at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts - KHiO. Vinje has worked on interdisciplinary projects in exchange with the University of Oslo, and Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage, leading to exhibitions, installations in public space and speculative-aesthetic films. She was the price-winning artist in residence of the Staatsministerium  für Wissenschaft und Kunst in Bayern (2015) and  her work is published as artist-researcher books, such as Anthology: Anatomical Theatre (Uten tittel Forlag),  or her most recent F-U- þ- A- R- K, on her newly established publishing house O. Petrine Vinje is the former chair of the Board of ROM for kunst og arkitektur and now acting as ROM`s guest curator. 

Gustav Jørgen Pedersen

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2022 - 2024

Gustav Jørgen Pedersen (b. 1989) is an art historian with a PhD in aesthetics and philosophy from the University of Oslo. He has previously been a senior advisor in the research department at Kulturtanken and Head of Department at the Department of Language and Culture at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. From 2022, he is leader of research at the Munch Museum. Pedersen has published several research articles on contemporary art and philosophy.

Victoria Bugge Øye

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2022 - 2024

Victoria Bugge Øye (b. 1985) is curator of contemporary architectural history at the National Museum. She holds a PhD in architectural history and theory at Princeton University (USA) and an MA in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture from GSAPP, Columbia University (USA). Bugge Øye has participated in curatorial projects for the Canadian Center for Architecture, the Storefront for Art and Architecture and the Lisbon Architecture Triennale.

Wolfgang Hottner

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2023 - 2024

Wolfgang Hottner (b. 1987) is Associate Professor for Comparative Literature at UiB. He has previously been a postdoctoral researcher at Freie Universität Berlin and was a visiting researcher in Tokyo, Vienna and Weimar. He holds a PhD in German Literature from Humboldt University and has published on literature form the 18th century to the present, aesthetics and intellectual history.

Gunhild Mathea Olaussen

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2023 - 2024

Gunhild Mathea Olaussen is an interdisciplinary artist specialized in space and sound. Olaussen holds a PhD in artistic research from the Norwegian Theatre Academy. She is currently Associate Professor at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts and curator of education at Galleri F15. She is also member of the board for ROM for kunst og arkitektur, and member of the editorial committee of VIS - Nordic Journal for Artistic Research.

Sara Yazdani

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2022 - 2023

Sara Yazdani (b. 1984) is a Swedish-Iranian art historian and critic. She is an associate professor of art history and theory at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts. She has previously been a postdoc in art history at the Humboldt University in Berlin. She has published research articles in Art JournalAfterimageFlash Art, Artforum InternationalMousse MagazineKunstkritikkArt & EducationObjektiv, and essays in anthologies and exhibition catalogs.

Marie-Alix Isdahl

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2022 - 2023

Marie-Alix Isdahl (b. 1988) is a Norwegian-French art researcher and theorist based in London. She is a PhD Fellow in artistic research and theory at the Department of Art, Goldsmiths College (UK). Isdahl has been the founder of SCHLOSS gallery in Oslo, editor of Natt & Dag, journalist in Morgenbladet, and writer for Kunstkritikk.

Anders Rubing

Member of Metode’s Editorial Board 2022 - 2023

Anders Rubing (b. 1983) is a Swedish architect and PhD fellow at the University of Bergen. Rubing was educated at Bergen School of Architecture (BAS) and is head teacher and diploma supervisor at the same institution. He writes architectural criticism for Bergens Tidende and curated the Nordic architecture exhibition ‘Jävla kritiker!

Rubing is Chair of the Board at ROM for kunst og arkitektur.