Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden

Royal Institute of Art

The Royal Institute of Art is a leading art institution of higher education located in Stockholm that offers both undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Fine Arts and postgraduate studies in Architecture.

Open Lecture by Rodney McMillian

Rodney McMillian
From Asterisks in Dockery, 2012
vinyl, thread, wood, paint, and lightbulb. Dimensions variable. Installation view of ‘Blues for Smoke’ at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, October 21, 2012-January 7, 2013. Photo by Brian Forrest

Rodney McMillian, noted artist and Associate Professor at UCLA, will give an open lecture on 11 February at 17:00. Rodney McMillian …

Open Lectures in Art history: theme film and video

Esther Schub

This semester, the art history lectures will focus on experimental film and video. The course will depart from one specific notion, …

RIA seeks Professor of Visual Art with an Emphasis on Moving Image

Stan Brakhage photographed by Kai Sibley

The Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm seeks to appoint a full time Professor of Visual Arts with an emphasis on Moving Image, broadly defined. The professorship is a full-time post which includes time for research. The appointment is expected to begin autumn 2016.

Open Lecture by Trond Lundemo: The Historical Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Montage

Dziga Vertov, Man With a Movie Cameria, 1929

Montage is a cornerstone in film aesthetics, but it is also a field for political and historiographic production. This lecture …

Greta Weibull MFA Graduation Exhibition

Greta Weibull, Bent out of shape, 2016, mixed material

  Bent out of shape The biggest gap; between the said and the written, between what is thought and done. …

Leonela Lilja MFA Graduation Exhibition


Leonela, Sara, Natalee och de tre Mariorna Since she doesn’t know, she dreams about being tall. She imagines something like …

RIA seeks Director of Communications

Call for Applications: PhD Programme in Practice-Based Artistic Research

Royal Institute of Art/Kungl. Konsthögskolan (RIA) in Stockholm calls for applications for two international doctoral positions in visual arts and/or within the practice of architecture, urban planning, and social justice to commence as of September 2016.

‘Visitation’ – student exhibition at Västerås konstmuseum

Exhibition poster by Edith Hammar

Students from The Royal Institute of Art in collaboration and dialogue with the collection of Västerås Konstmuseum. Participating students: Jonas Bentzer, …

Open House 2016

open house 2016

Welcome to the Open House 2016 on 26 January at 15:00–18:00. Visit student studios, workshops, see exhibitions and join guided …

‘Useless Uses’
International Conference on Use and Uselessness in Contemporary Art

Site 1, 2014. M. Kuzma

‘Useless Uses’ is an international conference organised by the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm in cooperation with the Centre …

The RIA Research Week 2016

2016 Research Week programme cover. Design: Hans Gremmen

Welcome to the fifth edition of the Royal Institute of Art’s Research Week that runs from 20-27 January 2016 and spans …

Open lecture by Arie Amaya-Akkermans

Khaled Barakeh, Regarding the pain of others, 2013

‘How to Activate the Present Moment? Art from Syria Today’ What has happened to contemporary art in Syria, and how, …

Master’s Student Lode Kuylenstierna nominated for CPH:DOX Award

Homo Sacer. The Sacred or the Accursed Man, 2015. Lode Kuylenstierna

The best new films from the Nordic countries are nominated for CPH:DOX  Award for Nordic Documentaries. Our Master’s Student Lode …

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