Billede af Anne Julie Arnfred
  • Universitetsvej 1, 43.1

    DK-4000 Roskilde


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Personlig profil


Anne Julie Arnfred is a curator and a PhD student at Roskilde University (2019 - now) and research fellow at Curatorial / Knowledge – Advanced Practices with Irit Rogoff at Goldsmiths, University of London (2019 - now).

She holds a Master in Art History from Copenhagen University (2016-2018) and has as well a background from the Art academy in Mexico CMO (Centro Morelense de los Artes) (1998 – 2001). She has previously worked as a curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde (2016 – 2017) and as curator and assistant curator at Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Centre (2007 – 2016). 


Recent articles: Den forskende Kunstudstilling: Kuratoriske greb og metoder i et tværvidenskabeligt felt. Is to be published in Nordisk Museologi in December 2019.


Anne Julie Arnfred is interested in collaborations between visual art, art exhibitions and (non-artistic and non-art historical) academic research.

Increasingly, in recent years, collaboration and synergies between art and interdisciplinary research projects have emerged as parts of an artistic agenda. The (re-found) interest in this type of collaborations, has had the effect of expanding the field of art and research, to not only consider artistic research, but also the curatorial practices working with `exhibition as research´. 

However, despite a number of significant international publications and exhibitions, an adequate conceptual language is still lacking for this type of exhibitions, as is a shared awareness regarding curatorial approaches and methods for working with exhibitions as co-creations between art and interdisciplinary (artistic and academic) research. It is the aim of this PhD project, to contribute to filling the gap

Anne Julies Arnfreds PhD project Curating research – the researching art exhibition as knowledge generator is a practice to theory investigation into how art exhibitions can work as a knowledge creators and facilitators in (non-artistic and non-art historical) academic research projects at e.g. the universities, not as illustrations of the conducted research, but as actual contributors to an amalgamated knowledge process in as well the exhibition production as in the exhibition space.



  • Litteratur, Kunst, Musik, Æstetik
  • Art history
  • Art exhbitions
  • Visual arts
  • Artistic Research
  • Curating
  • Curatorial
  • Knowledge creation
  • Resaerch methods
  • Exhibitions
  • transdisciplinary research
  • cross diciplinary collaborations