Maria Hellström Reimer

Maria Hellström Reimer, visual artist, PhD and associate professor in landscape architecture at SLU, Alnarp, and the Design Faculty, Royal College of Technology, Stockholm, with a specialization in theoretical and applied aesthetics. In 2006, Hellstrom Reimer defended her interdisciplinary thesis Steal This Place – The Aesthetics of Tactical Formlessness and the Free Town of Christiania. Currently conducting artistic research and critical studies in the field of architecture and landscape architecture, primarily focusing onperformative aesthetic practices.


Publications (since 2011)

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2016) “Acting Out Kicking Back”. In The Journal of Design Strategies, forthcoming 2016.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2014): Mobility extra situ – The Cosmopolitical Aesthetics of Tania Ruiz Gutierrez’ Elsewhere/Annorstädes/Ailleurs, Mobilities, DOI: 10.1080/17450101.2014.954913

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2012) “Whose Goodness? Ethics, Aesthetics and the Political Landscape of Sense”. JOLA – Journal of Landscape Architecture, special issue “Ethics and Aesthetics”.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2011) “Favourably Found and Proudly Presented – Scouting for Locations in the Media Terrain.” In Nordic Journal of Architectural Research/Nordisk Arkitekturforskning 1:2011.

Peer reviewed articles book chapters and conference proceedings

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2016) “Cut, Make and Trim: Fast Fashion Urbanism in the Residues of Rana Plaza”. In Frichot, Gabrielsson, Metzger (eds.) Deleuze and the City. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 161-177.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2011) “Urban Anagram – a Bio-Political Reflection on Cinema and City Life”. In Penz, F and Lou, A. (eds.) Urban Cinematics: Understanding Urban Phenomena through the Moving Image. London: Intellect.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2011) “The Hansen Family and the Microphysics of the Everyday”. In Thörn, H., Wasshede, C. and Nilson, Tomas (eds.) Space for Alternatives – Christiania 1971-2011. Stockholm: Gidlunds.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2011) ”Christiania Copenhagen - A Common out of the Ordinary”. In Anna Jorgensen and Richard Keenan (eds.) Urban Wildscapes. London: Routledge.

Books, articles and book chapters

Bargmann, Julie, Maria Goula, Maria Hellström Reimer, Kristina Hill, Pepa Moran, Christina Stadlbauer, Ulla Taipale, Anna Zahonero (2016) „Parques Transformativos“. Paisea Revista de Paisajismo.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2016) “Nextland – Contemporary Landscape Architecture in Austria”. Review. Journal of Landscape Architecture, 1-2016.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2013) “Paisajes nordicos : raíces, derechos, itinerarios”. Buendía, Luis Armand, Collado Jareño, Constancio (red./ed.) Vínculos nórdicos: Ética y estética del habitar. Sendema Editorial, 61-76.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2012) “Perform with Nature”. Diedrich (eds.) In Touch – Landscape Architecture in Europe 2012. OMNI, Uitgeverij.

Hellström Reimer, M., Nilsson, E., McCormick, K., Toftager Larsen, M. (2012) Urban Transition Øresund CoMeT Report #1: Mapping Collaborative Methods and Tools for Promoting Urban Transitions in the Øresund Region. Malmö Högskola.

Hellström Reimer, Maria, Nigel Green and Robin Wilson (2011) (eds.) Land Use Poetics. Alnarp: SLU.

Hellström Reimer, M., Dyrssen, C., Hughes, R. (2011) “Konstnärlig forskning idag och imorgon”. In Lind, T. (ed.) Form och Färdriktning: strategiska frågor för den konstnärliga forskningen. Årsbok för det konstnärliga området. Vetenskapsrådet, 19-27.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2011) (eds.) “Essays in Video Cartography”. In Hellström Reimer, Maria, Nigel Green and Robin Wilson (eds.) Land Use Poetics. Alnarp: SLU.

Hellström Reimer, Maria, Nigel Green and Robin Wilson (2011) Land Use Poetics – meta-critical digressions into the field. In Hellström Reimer, Maria, Nigel Green and Robin Wilson (eds.) Land Use Poetics. Alnarp: SLU.

Hellström Reimer, Maria (2012) “Park Politics”. In Ljiljana Miletic Abramovic (ed.) 34: Salon arhitekture - u ogledalu. Catalogue of the Annual Salon of Architecture. Museum of Applied Art Belgrade, 198-200.

Conference contributions

Hellström Reimer, M., McCormick, K., Nilsson, E., & Arsenault, N. (2012) “Advancing Sustainable Urban Transformation through Living Labs: Looking to the Öresund Region“. IST 2012 - International Conference on Sustainability Transitions, ”Navigating Theories and Challenging Realities”.

Hellström Reimer, Maria, Milica Lapcevic and Luca Simeone (2011) ”Blind and Fake: Exploring the Geography of the Expanded Book.” NORDES Biannual Design Research Conference 29-31 May, 2011, Aalto University Helsinki, 68-76.