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The research group Culture - Criticism - Community is an interdisciplinary and international research group that gathers researchers with a critical research interest.

Through various empirical and theoretical approaches, the research projects aim to explore arts education, cultural expressions, cultural participation, community arts and arts communities.

Keywords for the research are: Culture, criticism, community, context, diversity, participation, equality, justice, and democracy.

The purpose of the research is to raise critical discussion and challenge existing assumptions, ideas and practices within the field, thus ultimately contributing to change.

Newest publications

Ongoing research projects

Head of Research Group

bilde av Tine Grieg Viig

Tine Grieg Viig

Associate Professor

bilde av Silje Valde Onsrud

Silje Valde Onsrud

Associate Professor

Research program

This research group is part of the research program Art, Creativities and Cultural Practices.