Background and activities

Sunniva Skjoestad Hovde is an Associate Professor in Music at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on music, arts education and philosophy of science and methodology, and is particularly interested in diversity, marginalisation, education and traditional music in a global context. In a wider perspective her work explores posthumanism, rhizomatic analysis, decolonizing processes, arts based research and performativity. As musician she works mostly within improvisation-based music, traditional music and folk-jazz. 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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  • Haugerud, Tor; Gjære, Siri; Hovde, Sunniva Skjøstad; Hulbækmo, Alf; Kannegaard, Maria; Kleppen, Mattis; Roggen, Live Maria; Breivik, Tor; Hertling, Ann-Chatrin; Røe, Marianna. (2020) Saturns Hage. Kunstoverskridande prosjekt med musikk, scenografi, performance. Saturns Hage
  • Hovde, Sunniva Skjøstad. (2020) Kwayela Univers på Lydhør. Kwayela Univers på Lydhør
  • Hovde, Sunniva Skjøstad. (2020) Musikkfrø. Musikkfrø solo
  • Hovik, Lise; Haugerud, Tor; Gjære, Siri; Hovde, Sunniva Skjøstad. (2020) Baby Becomings på Rosendal Teater. Baby Becomings
  • Hovik, Lise; Haugerud, Tor; Hovde, Sunniva Skjøstad. (2020) Animalium Performance i utstillingen A Beast, a God and a Line på Kunsthall Trondheim. Animalium Performance
  • Olaussen, Ingvild Olsen; Hovde, Sunniva Skjøstad. (2020) Eliksir. Eliksir