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Petra Bauer

  • Head of the Department for Research and Further Education / Research Leader

Petra Bauer is Research Leader, Head of Department of Research and Further Education in Architecture and Fine Art at the Royal Institute of Art.

Petra Bauer is actively involved in women’s communities where she, together with others, explores how to use artistic methods to work and live together. For many years Petra Bauer has been engaged, from a political as well as an aesthetic point of view, with how women have organized, defied, and resisted, both historically and in a contemporary world.

Collaborations: Southall Black Sisters in London; the sex-worker-led organization Scot-Pep in Edinburgh; and The Women’s Centre in Tensta-Hjulsta in Stockholm, which primarily mobilizes and organizes minority women.