Arts and culture

Arts and culture

7 November 2017
Subconscious attitudes towards women and men affect design. According to researcher Nina Lysbakken, designers need to be aware of their own power to shape ideas about gender.
17 August 2017
Norwegian musicians make careers from experimenting with queer gender identities. According to musicologist Agnete Eilertsen, pop music shows that the gender norms are changing although there is still a shortage of queer musicians.
9 December 2016
Futurism practically cleared the way for feminism, according to Madeleine Gedde Metz.
2 November 2016
Girls are sent out of the queue because they’re not cool enough. Female DJs don’t get gigs because the music they play is “too feminine”. According to music researcher, discrimination of women is common in the club scene.
19 September 2016
It is OK for men to show vulnerability as long as it is related to a past they can control. This is how the researcher Eirik Askerøi interprets the musician Johnny Cash.
22 June 2016
Some computer games provide players with gay characters. At the same time, however, the gay characters can always be deselected. Where is the diversity in the gaming world? asks Norwegian game researcher.
14 April 2016
Straddling the legs around a cello was considered immoral; sitting by the piano was more becoming for a lady. Thus, women became important for the development of piano composition and play.
22 April 2015

Norway was once “the land of female directors”. Then they vanished. New research shows how female Norwegian directors were sidelined by a small French word.

26 March 2015

Women played an important part in Viking Age society, and their role far exceeded that of mother and the “housewife”. Why, then, are they barely mentioned in the history books? 

17 July 2003

The number of women who study music and who make their mark on the Norwegian musical scene have increased the recent years. But the recruitment of women is lopsided. Women choose classical music, not jazz. In this article Trine Annfelt discusses jazz as a hegemonic masculine discourse and argues that this can contribute to explaining the distribution by gender and sexuality.

Publikasjoner

Forfatter(e):
Schalk, Meike, Thérèse Kristiansson and Ramia Mazé
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Hawkins, Stan
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Eilertsen, Agnete
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Hermelin, Brita, Gabriela Hinchcliffe & Susanne Stenbacka
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
Langnes, Tonje F. og Kari Fasting
Publisert:
2017