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about

Charlotte Bik Bandlien is an Oslo-based anthropologist specialized in visual and material culture. Triangulating the roles of researcher, educator and consultant, her interdisciplinary practice revolves around contemporary conditions for constructing criticality, currently focusing on dialectics between contemporary art, anthropology, and speculative perspectives. 

 

Work presented at Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Parsons the New School for Design in NYC, Oxford University, Design History Society, College Art Association, Theaster Gates' Arts Incubator in Chicago, American Anthropological Association, the material culture hub at University College London, Tate Research and Learning/AAH ++

 

Bandlien has held positions as strategic brand planner at Bates Advertising and as researcher at the National Institute for Consumer Research (now part of Oslo Metropolitan University), and was contributing editor to the fashion journal Personae. Currently assistant professor of theory and methodology at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Department of Design.

 

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consulting

talks, guest lectures, publishing, criticism, applied anthropology, brand planning, strategy ++

 

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talks (selected)

The future of Art Criticism 

Downs & Ross NYC (September 2018)

Launch of Criticism for an Absent Reader

 

Panel talk led by critic Martha Schwendener of New York Times - with Wendy Vogel, Anette Therese Pettersen and Maria Veie.

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Do we live in post-artistic times?

 

MOMA Warsaw (March 2016)

Making Use - Life in Post Artistic Times

Roundtable together with Stephen Wright (Lexicon of Usership), Ivet Curlin (curatorial collective WHW) Alistair Hudson (director MIMA), and Marianne Zamecznik (Dept. of Usership)

link to panel on Vimeo

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Fashion Loves Art

 

Uncontaminated (October 2015)

Oslo Art and Fashion Festival

Panel talk together with Dan Thawley (A Magazine Curated by), Johnny Dufort (photographer), Katerina Plotnikova (photographer), Henrik Haugan (Snøhetta), moderated by Misha Pinkhasov (brand consultant and author)

link to panel on Vimeo

 

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publications (selected)

2019

 

Post Luxury - Normcore as Node and Prism

Bandlien, Charlotte Bik (2019) "Post Luxury - Normcore as Node and Prism" in: (eds.) Bruggeman, Danielle et al. APRIA journal #00 Arnhem: ArtEZ Press

- with Otto von Busch and Timotheus Vermeulen ++

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2018

 

Towards a Design Criticism

in: Kritikk for en Fraværende Leser / Criticism for an Absent Reader


Texts by Wendy Vogel, Tommy Olsson, Sigurd Tenningen, Bernhard Ellefsen, Hild Borchgrevink, Anette Therese Pettersen, Diana Damian Martin, Charlotte Bik Bandlien, Erlend Hammer

Featuring texts on contemporary music, literature, design, and theatre 

Edited by MariaVeie and Anette Therese Pettersen
Uten Tittel, 2018

 

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2017

Towards an Anthropological Practice

in: Collective Good / Collaborative Effort

Texts by Geir Haraldseth, Michael Birchall, Marc James Léger, Charlotte Bik Bandlien, Gregory Sholette og Harry Weeks

Featuring exhibitions by HAiK (designkollektive HAiK), It Could Go Either Way (Mariam Ghani/Erin Ellen Kelly), Model of Possible Action (Krüger & Pardeller) or Jenny Say Qua (Anna-Sophie Berger, Halvor Rønning, Martyn Reynolds, Christophe Hamaide and Philip Kleinmichel).

Edited by Michael Birchall and Geir Haraldseth
Rogaland Kunstsenter, 2017

 

Read on Monoskop

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2016

 

Kunst og Kultur 4 2016

Guest editor of the Norwegian academic journal in art history​ on a special issue on contemporary art and anthropology

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2012

 

On the Style Site* - Facehunter as Node and Prism

Bandlien, Charlotte Bik (2012) "On the Style Site* - Facehunter as Node and Prism" in: (ed.) Berry, Jess Fashion Capital: Style Economies, Sites and Cultures, Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press - revision of Ephemeral Image in Time, also reprinted in: (eds.) Vaccarella, Maria and Jacque Lynn Foltyn (2013) Fashion-wise, Oxford: Interdisciplinary Press (eBook)


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2011

 

On the Style Site* - Ephemeral Images in Time

Bandlien, Charlotte Bik (2011) "On the Style Site* - Ephemeral Images in Time" in (eds.) Sigurjónsdóttir, Æsa, Michael A. Langkjær, Jo Turney Images in Time: Flashing forward, backward, in front and behind photography in fashion, advertising and the press, Bath: Wunderkammer Press

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2007

 

Den store retrobølgen

Bandlien, Charlotte Bik (2007) "Den store retrobølgen som har hjemsøkt vårt land" in (eds.) Telste et al, Bruk, kast – og bruk igjen (By og Bygd 40), Oslo: Norwegian Museum of Cultural History [Norwegian only]

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