Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


One of my main areas of interest is street art as an artistic and social phenomenon. I have been writing about street art since 2006. In 2014 I published a book on the topic entitled The Street Art World.

My research on street art has led to an interest in spatial justice and the publicness of public space.

Since 2014 I have also been working within the field of visual ecocriticism. In this research, I investigate how themes like biocentrism, anthropocentrism and anthropomorphism are treated in visual art and how this may influence the relationship between human beings and the environment.

Since 2015 I have been working on my next book, which relates visual ecocriticism to street art. The book will be published by Almendros de Granada Press in May 2018.

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Books (1)
Editorships (1)
Articles (8)
Book chapters (5)
Conference contributions (22)
Articles in specialist publications and popular press (3)
Newspaper articles (1)
Miscellaneous (10)

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Other tasks and qualifications

Peter Bengtsen

Senior Lecturer
Division of Art History and Visual Studies
Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences

Maintenance unit, LUX

Contact information

E-mail peter.bengtsenkultur.luse

+46 46 222 38 06 (senior lecturer)
+46 46 222 64 70 (receptionist)

LUX:C430 (senior lecturer)
LUX:C139 (receptionist)

Visiting address Helgonavägen 3, Lund

Postal address Box 192, 221 00 Lund

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