Boel Christensen-Scheel

Boel Christensen-Scheel (1978) is professor in aesthetics and art theory and is now dean at the Art and Craft Department at The Oslo Academy of the Arts. She holds a PhD in contemporary art and performance theory, and her main field of research concerns art’s relational and communicational capacities in an experiential and educational context. She developed the MA study specialization Art in Society at OsloMet, lead the research group Art in Society Research and has worked as an educational advisor for The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo from 2016-2018. She has translated Nicolas Bourriaud’s “Relational Aesthetics” to Norwegian (Pax Forlag, Artes, 2007), edited several books and worked as an art critic – in 2021 she co-edits a book on New educational practices in Nordic Art Museums.