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Petra Bauer

Petra Bauer is a Professor of Fine Art with a special focus on Moving Images, and is currently the manager for Mindepartementet which includes moving images, photography, performance and sound-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.