Karin Hansson

Karin Hansson is an artist and media researcher based in Stockholm. She currently works as a researcher at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm and at the Department of Computer & Systems Sciences at Stockholm University. Her research focus is on participatory processes online and the social production of data. She is also interested in artistic methodologies and participatory research methods. Her current research project “Work a work”, in collaboration with artists and union activists, explores the ongoing transformation of work relations from an interdisciplinary perspective. Her work is published in international journals and at conferences such as CHI, CSCW, HICSS, ISEA, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, First Monday and Footprint, among others. She was one of the founders of the Association for Temporary Art, an experimental platform for art in Stockholm, and of the media lab CRAC – Creative Room For Computing.