Nynne Just Christoffersen

Nynne Just Christoffersen M.A.

Mail: nynnejc@gmail.com

Nynne Just Christoffersen took her bachelors degree in European Ethnology at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, and was the recipient of a Erasmus scholarship at the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin in 2007/2008. She has also studied textile history at the Polimoda School of Design in Florence, and at the Center for Textile Research in Copenhagen. For her MA, she pursued a degree in Decorative Arts Design History Material Culture at the Bard Graduate Center in New York.

Throughout her studies, she has gathered practical and curatorial experience from various institutions. In Copenhagen she worked as an assistant to Lisbeth Schmidt, conservator at the National Museum of Denmark, and in New York she interned as collections management assistant at the Antonio Ratti Textile Center, and as assistant to textile curator Melinda Watt.

She is currently based in Copenhagen as visiting researcher at the National Museum of Denmark. She is working on her research project at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Institute for Art and Visual Studies Research project „Networks: Textile Arts and Textility in a Transcultural Perspective (4th-17th Cent.)“ funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and directed by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wolf.

Research Interests

Research interests include textile trade history, the significance of objects on the development of national and cultural identity and the effects of global trade on the formation of a visual language in early modern period in Northern Europe.