This key publication of Efva Lilja considers cause and effect, steering and empowerment in relation to artistic research based on the Swedish system; it explores how the artistic researcher can enhance art, artistic education, markets and commercial values.

The publication goes from the Swedish point of view into a European perspective. Interesting to see dance and choreography integrated into the topic of Artistic Research.

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About the author

Efva Lilja is an Artist and Professor of choreography, working with performances, visual art, film and writing. From 1985 to 2005 she was Artistic Director of the E.L.D. Company based in Stockholm, producing work in more then 35 countries around the world. She has been decorated and received a number of prizes and awards for her artwork.

Since 2003 she has, parallel to her artistic work, been Professor of Choreography and 2006-2013 the Vice-Chancellor of DOCH, the University of Dance and Circus in Stockholm. 2014 she was the Expert Advisor on artistic research at the Ministry of Education and Research in Sweden and 2016 she was the Director of Dansehallerne in Copenhagen.

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