Royal Institute of Art - Kungl. Konsthögskolan (KKH)

Royal Institute of Art - Kungl. Konsthögskolan (KKH)

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The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm is an institution for higher education with a long artistic tradition dating all the way back to the beginning of the 18th century. The education offered are diverse with programs and courses in traditional methods as well as instruction in the most innovative and the very latest techniques. The institute has about 230 students and leading Swedish and foreign artists and architects teach at the institute. At the institute  a four-year PhD program in fine art, a two-year Master program in fine arts, a three-year Bachelor program in fine arts, a one-year Guest program in fine arts for foreign students, a project program for active artists (one semester or one academic year), further education in Architecture or Restoration Art (one academic year) as well as a course in Art & Architecture are offered.

Posts from Royal Institute of Art - Kungl. Konsthögskolan (KKH)

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    Petra Bauer and Alessandro Petti to join the faculty

    Vice Chancellor Marta Kuzma announces the appointment of Petra Bauer and Alessandro Petti to the standing faculty of the Royal Institute of Art (RIA). Both appointments, corresponding to newly established faculty positio[...]

    July 22, 2016

  • Graphic design: Carolina Dahl, Sepidar Hosseini, Minna Sakaria, Moa Schulman.

    2016 MFA and BFA exhibitions

    The Royal Institute of Art, Kungl. Konsthögskolan (RIA) is pleased to present the 2016 spring exhibitions, Collect Yourself (MFA) and Kungl. Kandidatutställningen (BFA). This year’s MFA graduates host Collect Yours[...]

    May 18, 2016

  • Rundgång 2016. Student led exhibition and event programme. Photo: Christian Wahlén.

    Seeking Vice-Chancellor

    The Royal Institute of Art (RIA) is currently seeking a new Vice-Chancellor. The initial appointment will run for six years with the possibility of up to two extensions of up to three years each. The selected candidate [...]

    May 4, 2016

  • Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Neuron from a human retina cell. Drawing.

    Call for applications: Philosophy in the Context of Art

    Further reading and digital application Philosophy in the Context of Art is a postgraduate course exploring the artistic significance of philosophical ideas. The course is devised for practitioners within the fields of a[...]

    March 23, 2016

  • Civil Rights March on Washington, 28 August 1963. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

    The Architecture of Segregation

    In 1903, the African-American sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois argued that "the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line." By the end of the 20th century, that line had split, joined with [...]

    March 2, 2016

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    Rundgång 2016

    The Royal Institute of Art (RIA) in Stockholm hosts its first Rundgång, a student led initiative that encompasses an exhibition in an open studio format. Rundgång includes the participation of the BFA, MFA, Guest, a[...]

    February 10, 2016

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    Seeking Professor of Architecture with focus on Social Justice

    The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm seeks a full time Professor of Architecture with focus on Social Justice. The candidate should demonstrate a leadership role on issues concerning architecture, contemporary social [...]

    February 3, 2016

  • Melanie Gilligan (PhD candidate 2014–), Prison of Objects, 2008. Installation and performance.

    Call for applications: PhD Programme in Practice-Based Artistic Research

    Royal Institute of Art/Kungl. Konsthögskolan (RIA) in Stockholm calls for applications for two international doctoral positions in visual arts and/or within the practice of architecture, urban planning, and social justi[...]

    January 23, 2016

  • Students in workshop with Antoine Catala. Clockwise from left: Tatiana Stadnichenko, Diana Abimbola Agunbiade-Kolawole, Antoine Catala, Alexander Arilla Velazquez, Petra Hultman, Joline Uvman. Photo: Peter Geschwind

    Call for applications: BFA & MFA

    The Royal Institute of Art is a leading art institution of higher education located in Stockholm that offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Fine Arts and post-master studies in Architecture. The BFA and MF[...]

    January 20, 2016

  • Photo: Kai Sibley.

    Seeking Professor of Visual Art with an emphasis on Moving Image

    The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm seeks to appoint a full-time Professor of Visual Arts with an emphasis on Moving Image, broadly defined. The professorship is a full-time post which includes time for research. Can[...]

    January 13, 2016

  • Hedda Viå, ON DESIRE, 2015.

    Research Week 2016

    The fifth edition of the Royal Institute of Art's Research Week spans a multitude of perspectives and approaches in order to reflect the institution's commitment to the widest interpretation of research with respect to a[...]

    January 6, 2016

  • Useless Uses conference at Royal Institute of Art (RIA) in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP).

    Useless Uses conference in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University

    Useless Uses is an international conference organized by the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm in cooperation with the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP), Kingston University London. Speakers wil[...]

    December 3, 2015

  • Photo: LeeAnn Nickel, Los Angeles.

    Jim Shaw lecture as part of The Domain of the Great Bear series

    As part of its The Domain of the Great Bear platform, the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm is pleased to present a lecture by the artist Jim Shaw. Since the 1970s, Shaw has mined the detritus of American culture, fi[...]

    November 5, 2015

  • Courtesy of Free Angela & All Political Prisoners, directed by Shola Lynch. Photo: Sandi Sissel.

    Angela Davis on "Art, Philosophy, and Politics"

    As part of The Domain the Great Bear series, the Royal Institute of Art Stockholm is honored to have Angela Davis speak publicly on "Art, Philosophy, and Politics." Through her activism and scholarship over the last deca[...]

    August 31, 2015

  • Inez Jönsson, Cheat sheet for an obstacle course, 2015. Pencil on paper and canvas. Graduating student of RIA/KKH 2015 BA class.

    Spring exhibitions: MA and BA in Fine Arts at The Royal Institute of Art, Kungl. Konsthögskolan

    The Royal Institute of Art, Kungl. Konsthögskolan (RIA/KKH) is pleased to announce the opening of this year's spring exhibitions, representing the work of the graduating MA and BA students, and the release of an accompa[...]

    May 6, 2015

  • Phil Collins, Use! Value! Exchange! (still), 2010. Video.

    "Use! Value! Exchange! Inside and Outside Relations of Exchange­ 2": a lecture by Peter Osborne

    A lecture by Peter Osborne on "Use! Value! Exchange! Inside and Outside Relations of Exchange­ 2" About the lecture  The lecture by Peter Osborne borrows its title from the 2010 film by the artist Phil Collins that [...]

    April 15, 2015

  • Kunlé Adeyemi. Photo: Reze Bonna.

    Kunlé Adeyemi

    Kunlé Adeyemi aims to critically examine the most significant challenges of our time: rapid urbanization and climate change, in the continent with some of the world's greatest opportunities, Africa. The impact of rapid [...]

    March 20, 2015

  • Sara Pellegrini, Return to Nature (The Transformation of the Military Base of Oush Grab (The Crows Nest)), 2012. Photomontage. Courtesy of Decolonizing Architecture/Art Residency.

    Call for applications: Critical Habitats

    Critical Habitats is a full-time (60 credits) year-long advanced level course taught by a consortium of visiting international lecturers, artists and activists including Samira Ariadad (Brand, Sweden), Graziela Kunsch (U[...]

    March 17, 2015

  • Image courtesy of Royal Institute of Art - Kungl. Konsthögskolan (KKH).

    Call for applications: Philosophy in the Context of Art

    Philosophy in the Context of Art (15 ECTS credits) is a part-time advanced level course introduced in autumn 2015 at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. The course is taught by Professor Peter Osborne and is offered[...]

    March 9, 2015

  • Jeff Wall, Monologue, 2013.

    Jeff Wall

    Jeff Wall was born in Vancouver, where he lives and works, in 1946. He has exhibited his photographs internationally for the past 35 years. His pictures, in both black and white and colour, are usually large in scale and[...]

    March 3, 2015

  • A. Mesnel, Land Salamander, 19th century. From C. Baenitz's Textbook of Zoology in popular representation. 2nd edition (Berlin, Germany), 1877. pg 165.

    Catherine Malabou: “Plasticity versus Inscription"

    The notions of trace, writing and inscription have been predominant in both philosophy and art since the turn of the 1970s. Claiming that all presence always consists in its own erasure, Jacques Derrida has shown that th[...]

    January 21, 2015

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    Open house and call for applications

    The Royal Institute of Art is a leading art institution of higher education located in Stockholm that offers both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Fine Arts and Architecture with a student body of about 240. Pro[...]

    January 15, 2015

  • Image: Maryam Fanni.

    Research Week 2015 & open studios

    Research Week at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm is a diversified programme of presentations and activations that unfolds around the subject of artist research and development projects relating to the expanded fi[...]

    January 8, 2015

  • Left: Professor Catherine Malabou, Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University London. Photo: Guillaume Darribau. Right: Professor Peter Osborne, Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University London. Photo: Ilgin Yanmaz.

    Peter Osborne and Catherine Malabou: inaugural International Visiting Chair

    The Royal Institute of Art/ Kungl. Konsthögskolan in Stockholm, in cooperation with the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy [CRMEP], Kingston University, London, launches an annually rotating International[...]

    December 5, 2014

  • Image: Hans Gremmen

    The Domain of the Great Bear

    "Information, Image, Story" initiates the Royal Institute of Art's series The Domain of the Great Bear. The Domain of the Great Bear is a newly initiated research platform of the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm—a [...]

    September 6, 2014

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    Marta Kuzma appointed Vice-Chancellor of the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

    The Swedish Government and the Royal Institute of Art (Kung. Konsthögskolan) has appointed Marta Kuzma as its new Vice-Chancellor. As Vice-Chancellor, Kuzma will oversee the future development of the institution in its [...]

    April 21, 2014

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    Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm presents Normalcy

    "The early 19th-century term 'norm' implies an ethical model to be followed. It also refers to a versatile tool used to fix space. Yet on the other side of normalcy (literally the "state of being normal"), there is somet[...]

    April 14, 2014

  • Royal Institute of Art in Stolkholm seeks applications for residencies and cross-disciplinary courses

    Call for applications – Professional Artist's Development courses (60 ECTS credits) Available for professionally active artists wishing to expand technical skills and produce artwork. Study is offered in the followi[...]

    March 14, 2014

  • Call for applications at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm

    Key concepts of the education of the Royal institute of Art are experimentation, critical reflection and independent artistic development. The student's own independent research and practice, enhanced by individual tutor[...]

    February 15, 2014

  • Royal Institute of Art

    – Master Programme in Fine Arts (120 ECTS-credits) is a two-year course developing critical thinking and student-led artistic practice. Within the studies the students produce a master essay, a public solo exhibition a[...]

    February 1, 2014

  • The Royal Institute of Art’s Research Week 2013

    During the week, we will focus on artistic research and development work relating to the contemporary fields of fine art and architecture. About 25 projects are presented in the form of lectures, performance, seminars, c[...]

    October 19, 2013

  • The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm is looking for a Vice-Chancellor

    About the Royal Institute of Art The Royal Institute of Art has a long artistic tradition with its roots in the early 18th century. The institute continues to offer a comprehensive educational programme, including teac[...]

    September 27, 2013

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    Call for applications: programs at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm

    With a history dating back to 1735, the Royal Institute of Art (Kungl. Konsthögskolan) in Stockholm is one of the oldest and leading art colleges in Northern Europe. Over the years many of our graduates have gone on to[...]

    January 18, 2013

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    Kungl. Konsthögskolan | Royal Institute of Art seeks a Senior Lecturer in Art and Architecture

    With a history dating back to 1735, the Royal Institute of Art (Kungl. Konsthögskolan) is one of the oldest and most influential art colleges in Northern Europe, employing leading Swedish and international artists, theo[...]

    October 30, 2012

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    The Royal Institute of Art’s Research Week

    Welcome to the Royal Institute of Art’s Research Week. This is a week-long public programme taking place at Kungl. Konsthögskolan | Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, October 22–26, 2012, where the focus will be o[...]

    October 10, 2012

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    The Royal Institute of Art’s degree and spring exhibitions 2012

    Featured artists, MA show Meriç Algün Ringborg, Rune Andersson, Carla Garlaschi, Giorgio Giusti, Julius Göthlin, Virlani Hallberg, Tamara Henderson, Calle Holck, Emma Houlihan, David Larsson, Peter Larsson, Mikael Li[...]

    May 28, 2012

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    Call for applications: Postgraduate courses in Architecture and Architectural Conservation

    Architecture (60 ECTS) Resources. Lab In Search for Common Ground If we look beyond state and private property driven developments, which have dominated cities during the last fifty years, throughout Europe we can[...]

    May 15, 2012

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    Performing Recalcitrance

    Welcome to Performing Recalcitrance, a week-long public programme taking place at Kungl. Konsthögskolan | Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm between March 24 and March 30, 2012. Performing Recalcitrance comprises pe[...]

    March 5, 2012

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    Kungl. Konsthögskolan | Royal Institute of Art seeks a Professor of Architectural Theory and Architectural History

    With a history dating back to 1735, the Royal Institute of Art is one of the oldest and most influential higher education art institutes in Europe. The architecture department of the Royal Institute of Art – Mejan[...]

    February 25, 2012

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    Royal Institute of Art’s call for applications: Doctoral position for artists, architects and curators

    Kungl. Konsthögskolan | Royal Institute of Art Visiting address: Flaggmansvägen 1, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm Postal address: Box 163 15, SE-103 26 Stockholm, Sweden T +46-(0)8-614 40 00 F +46-(0)8-679 86 26 [...]

    February 6, 2012

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    Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm

    About the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm With a history dating back to 1735, the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm is one of the oldest higher education art institutes in Europe. Over the years many of our gra[...]

    January 25, 2012

  • The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm: Call for Applications

    The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm: Call for Applications

    The professorship entails primarily teaching on the BA and MA fine art programmes and to specifically develop teaching activities in the field of painting and drawing. The post also includes the participation in the post[...]

    March 1, 2011

  • Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm: Call for Applications

    Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm: Call for Applications

    Within the framework of Konstnärliga Forskarskolan (a Swedish national research school in the field of arts, www.konstnarligaforskarskolan.se), the Royal Institute of Art advertises a doctoral position with the theme of[...]

    February 19, 2011

  • Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm: Call for Applications

    Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm: Call for Applications

    With a history dating back to 1735, the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm (KKH) is one of the oldest higher education art institutes in Europe. Over the years many of our graduates have gone on to pursue highly success[...]

    February 12, 2011

  • Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm: Call for Applications

    Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm: Call for Applications

    We welcome applications from those who wish to deepen their artistic practice and engage with a creative and reflective process. The proposed research project will have grown out of the applicant's previously undertaken [...]

    March 17, 2010

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    Open position at KKH, Sweden

    The Royal University College of Fine Arts, (Kungl. Konsthögskolan, KKH) announces a position as: PROFESSOR IN FINE ARTS WITH SPECIALIZATION IN DIGITAL MEDIA KKH is a one of Scandinavia's foremost higher education instit[...]

    March 11, 2009

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    Kungl. Konsthögskolan (KKH)

    Kungl. Konsthögskolan (KKH), Royal University College of Fine Arts, announces a professorship in fine arts with a specialisation in sculpture, object, installation (100 %), as vacant. Application with a verified CV, art[...]

    September 15, 2006