Patrik Andersson is an Associate Professor in Critical + Cultural Studies. He teaches contemporary art and ideas which are informed by his freelance activities as an art critic and curator with interests ranging from conceptual art to design disciplines. He holds a PhD in Art History from the University of British Columbia with a dissertation on the post-war reception of Marcel Duchamp's work in New York, Paris and Stockholm Euro-Pop: The Mechanical Bride Stripped Bare in Stockholm, Even 1954-1966. He is co-founder of Made Magazine (2002) and co-editor/author with Judith Steedman of the book Inside Magazines (published 2002 by BIS, Amsterdam / Thames and Hudson, London / Gingko Press, San Francisco). Since 1997 he has also been operating the independent curatorial and publishing project Trapp (www.trappeditions.com) and writes irregularly for a number of publications.