Mediated Arctic geographies

Mediated Arctic geographies

The research project Mediated Arctic Geographies studies the poetics and politics of Arctic geography in contemporary fiction and art.

It investigates how Arctic geospheres are aesthetically shaped and mediated to become vehicles of environmental, (geo)political and social concerns.

Reading contemporary literature, film and art against the background of earlier Arctic discourses, it examines global anxieties and fantasies projected onto the High North as well as artistic perspectives on lived experience in the circumpolar world – and connects these present-day imaginaries with a long history of imaginative investment in the spaces of the Arctic.

Chercheurs principaux


  • Académie de Finlande
    2020 - 2023