Sanne Kofod Olsen

Sanne Kofod Olsen (1970) is an cand.phil. and in Art History (University of Copenhagen) and the Dean of the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing Arts at Gothenburg University.

Sanne has been working with contempoary art since the mid 90s as a curator, writer, teacher, organisor and manager. Her focus within the field of visual art is feminism, performance art, curating and art education.

Jobs: Vice Chancellor, Royal Danish Art Academy, Schools of Visual Arts (2014-18); director, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde (DK) (2009-14), vice-chancellor, Funen Art Academy (2005-2009), curator, The Danish Arts Council & Danish Contemporary Art Foundation (merged) (1999-2005)

Academic functions: Committe member, Novo Nordic Foundation, Committee for Artistic and Art Historical Research (2011-2018); Censor, Art History, University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University (2001-), external lecturer, Art History, University of Copenhagen (2001-2009).