Florian Schneider is a filmmaker, artist, writer and curator. He is Professor for art theory and documentary practices and since 2014 Head of the Trondheim Academy of Fine Art. He submitted his PHD thesis on “Imaginary Property” at the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths College, London. Currently he is directing an artistic research project on “The charismatic self and hybrid divisions of labour” supported by the Norwegian Programme for Artistic Research.
With Unlearning Optical Illusions at Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Toril Johannessen shows how art’s claim to ambiguity can open up a space of aesthetic transcendence.