TALKS

Invited talks 

2017. ‘From rights to the city to politics of the city: Graffiti and street art during Québec’s ‘printemps érable’’
Public lecture for Nuart Plus, on the theme ‘Power in the public sphere’
Stavanger,  Norway

2017. ‘Aesthetics of zero tolerance’
Lecture for internal seminar on street art for Oslo’s new Action Plan on Street Art
Kulturetaten, Oslo kommune (Cultural Affairs, Municipality of Oslo)
Oslo, Norway

2016. ‘Women’s right to the city’
Public lecture for Nuart Plus, on the theme ‘Right to the city, Dada, and Utopia’
Stavanger,  Norway

2015. ‘Exploring urban exclusion through graffiti and street art’
Lecture for administrative staff’s summer party
Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo
Oslo, Norway

2015. ‘Street art and urban sustainability’
Lecture for breakfast seminar on street art organised by Stakkars oss
Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture (DOGA)
Oslo, Norway

2013. ‘Issues of exclusion in graffiti and street art in Montréal’
Public lecture organised by Foreman Art Gallery
Bishop’s University
Sherbrooke, Canada

2010. ‘Art and environmental discourse’
Lecture to postgraduate course ‘Art and Globalism’
Faculty of Fine Arts (Studio Arts), Concordia University
Montréal’, Canada

Conference presentations

2016. ‘Photographic explorations of graffiti and street art in Norway’
‘Visualising Sustainability: Imagined Futures’, annual conference of the International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA), Lillehammer University College
Lillehammer, Norway

2016. ‘Get lost! Psychogeographic and photographic explorations of graffiti and street art in Norway’
Association of American Geographers (AAG) annual meeting
San Francisco, USA

2015. ‘Public art and student protest: Graffiti and street art during Québec’s ‘printemps érable’’
6th Nordic Geographers’ Meeting, University of Tallinn
Tallinn, Estonia

2014. ‘Aesthetics of zero tolerance: Exploring the prioritisation of urban space through graffiti and street art in Oslo, Norway’
Ecological Challenges Conference, University of Oslo
Oslo, Norway

2014. ‘Graffiti and street art in Norway: Linking policy to urban aesthetics in Bergen, Oslo, and Stavanger’
8th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, University of Hildesheim
Hildesheim, Germany

2012. ‘Psychogeographic explorations of street art in Montréal, Canada’
Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) annual meeting, Wilfred Laurier University and University of Waterloo
Kitchener/Waterloo, Canada

2012. ‘The art/science divide and the role of visual art in environmental discourse’
Environmental Studies Association of Canada (ESAC) annual meeting, Wilfred Laurier University and University of Waterloo
Kitchener/Waterloo, Canada

2012. ‘Geographies of street art: Created for and by the public’
Association of American Geographers (AAG) annual meeting
New York City, USA

2012. ‘Implications of the art/science divide on environmental problem-solving’
Eighth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada

2011. ‘The role of art in environmental discourse’
Balance unBalance 2011: [Arts + Sciences x Technology = Environment / Responsibility], Concordia University
Montréal, Canada

2011. ‘Sustainability implications of invasive lace, guerilla crochet, yarn bombing, and other textile graffiti in public spaces’
Animation of Public Space through the Arts: Innovation and Sustainability, University of Coimbra
Coimbra, Portugal

2011. ‘An environmental perspective on craft, craftivism, and the handmade movement’
Staging Sustainability 2011: Arts, Community, Culture, Environment, York University
Toronto, Canada