Background and activities

B A C K G R O U N D   I N F O R M A T I O N

Studies at NTNU (Comparative literature, Nordic literature and language, Film studies and History of technology). Master degree in Film studies 1997, PhD in 2004. Dissertation: "History lessons for the media society", on television and historical documentaries.  Associate professor at Department of Art and Media studies since 2005.

Fields of interest

  • Visual Culture - related to urban milieus and cityscapes: 'mediascapes'
  • Documentary film, television and photography
  • Transmedial aesthetics
  • Biopics
  • Game studies - related to video game design
  • Participatory culture
  • Adaptation studies
  • Rhetoric of visual media