A network involving individuals and institutions joining forces to enable professional and cross-disciplinary discussions on norm critical leadership and practice within the field of art and culture and to share best practices on how to develop the field concerning inclusion, diversity, and equality. The aim with the network is to generate new knowledge and new norm critical practices for the cultural field and to develop a toolkit on norm critical governance.


Executive Director Rita Paqvalén, Culture for All, (FI) and Manager at Gentofte Central library, (DK): Amalie Ørum Hansen.
Local project partner: Docent at gender studies at Linnaeus University Hanna Hallgren


FINLAND: The Aine Art Museum/Tornio, Artist Sepideh Rahaa, Theatre Director Milja Sarkola, Kone Foundation, Goethe-Institut Finland, Artistic Director & choreographer Sonya Lindfors (UrbanApa), PhD student and disability activist Nikolai Klix

DENMARK: Gentofte Central Library, The Hirschsprung Collection, KVINFO, Meter Space, Copenhagen, The Women’s Museum, Aarhus, Warehouse9, Copenhagen

SWEDEN: Stockholms University of the Arts, Actor, Jonas Franksson, member of the board of Stiftarna av Independent Living i Sverige, writer Balsam Karam, Librarian at Rinkeby bibliotek, Head of Analysis, Annika Olsson, Jämställhetsmyndigheden SWE, Curator Azmara Nigusse (Hallwylska Museet)

(2020 – 2022) Supported by Nordic Culture Point.