Grant awarded to Jacob Lillemose – University of Copenhagen

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03 April 2014

Grant awarded to Jacob Lillemose

We are pleased to announce that Changing Disasters' researcher Jacob Lillemose was awarded a 2-year research grant from the Novo Nordisk foundation yesterday, for the project The Art History of Disasters

Jacob received the Mads Øvlisen Postdoctoral fellowship in practice-based art, and will be completing his postdoctoral studies at University of Copenhagen, from which he already holds a PhD in Art History.

The Art History of Disasters will consist of a series of 18 exhibitions that focus on art’s treatment of disasters – real as well as fictious – both historically and in contemporary settings.

See the announcment of awarded art research scholarships