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Tordis Berstrand

Tordis Berstrand (Ph.D.) is an associate professor in the Department of Architecture and Technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. She holds postgraduate degrees in architectural design and architectural history and theory and has completed a Ph.D. with the title ‘Splitting and doubling: Spaces for contemporary living in works by Gordon Matta-Clark, Kurt Schwitters and Gregor Schneider’. Tordis has previously taught in China and the United Kingdom, and her research is situated at the intersection of art, architecture and philosophical enquiry, with particular interest in critical spatial practices and the domestic setting, Kurt Schwitters’s Merzbau and Merz ecologies, and situated writing as epistemological practice in the design process. She publishes and presents her work in international publications, exhibitions and conferences.

Contact: Faculty of Architecture and Design, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Alfred Getz’ vei 3, 7034 Trondheim, Norway.

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