Fred Andersson

Åbo Akademi University, Finland

PhD in art history at Lund University (2007), title of docent in art history with a specialisation in visual communication (2014), teacher and coordinator of the Visual Studies minor at Åbo Akademi University (2008 to present, Head of department since 2018). Andersson has published on Nordic avantgarde and popular culture from a communicative and semiotic perspective. His current research/writing projects concern ideological functions of art criticism (ongoing), social and cultural semiotics as applied to political art (ongoing), and aesthetic modernism as intermediality.