Tania Ørum is Associate Professor at Department of Art and Cultural Studies at Copenhagen University and has written widely on modernism and the avant-garde. Among her recent publications is De eksperimenterende tressere (2009) on the cross-aesthetic experiments of the Danish avant-garde of the 1960s. Coordinator of the Danish research network ”Avantgardernes genkomst og aktualitet” (The Return and Actuality of the Avant-Gardes) supported by the Danish Research Council for the Humanities 2002-2004. Director of the Nordic Network of Avant-Garde Studies (www.avantgardenet.eu) supported by the Nordic Research Council, Nordforsk 2005-2009. Chairman of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies (www.eam-europe.ugent.be) 2007-2008. Member of the Steering Committee of EAM from 2007. Main editor of the 4 volumes of The Cultural History of the Nordic Avant-Garde under publication (Rodopi, Amsterdam & New York 2012-2016).