Gunnar Krantz

Published articles:

Krantz, Gunnar  “Fanzines and Swedish comics memory” in Ahmed, Maaheen. & Crucifix, Benoît. (red.) (2018). Comics Memory Archives and Styles. Cham: Springer International Publishing

Krantz, Gunnar (2015)“Teaching comics in class: Between mainstream and the alternative”, Studies in Comics, Intellect Books.

Krantz, Gunnar (2011) ”Seriekonst och konstserier”, Valör, Konstvetenskapliga institutionen, Uppsala Universitet.

Selected presentations:

Conference paper: “The hitchhikers guide to post-war Europe
Re-enacting travels on paper ” Comics & Travel, Oxford Comics Network,   TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, University of Oxford  2019

Conference paper: “New ways of making comics” Comics and Materiality, NSU winter symposium, Aarhus university 2019

Conference roundtable: “The emergence of the Swedish comics field”. The Memory of Comics In and Out of the Institutions NNCORE-Conference, university of Ghent 2017.

Seminar paper: ”Kooperatören” a comic about advertising in the co-operative movement, Malmö university,  2017

Conference paper:  ”City of comics”, with Jakob Dittmar, Petra Ragnerstam and Oskar Aspman, Comics Forum, Leeds 2017.

Conference paper: 2016: ”Från systematiskt klotter till serieforskning”. Paper presented at symposium ”Tecknade serier – teoretiska och metodiska utgångspunkter för forskning”, Uppsala university 2016.  

Conference paper: “Bicycle hippie – Sketching beyond the boundaries of time and space – developing scrawled memories of the past”. Conference paper presented at The Sixth International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference 2015, University of London Institute in Paris.

Conference paper: “Teaching comics in Class”. Conference paper presented at The Comics Conference 2014, British Library, London.

Seminar paper: :”Seriekonst och konstserier”, Uppsala university. 2010

Recent comics (selected):

Kooperatören. The story of how the co-operative movement in Sweden used modern advertising to influence society. (in Swedish only). 2016
http://www.seriekonst.se/?page_id=1532

Katarina Matilda från Vendel.  Based on genealogy with illustrations inspired by l’art informel. About Stockholm in the late 19th century.  (in Swedish only) 2018 
http://www.seriekonst.se/?page_id=1807


Cykelfärden som blev en lift – 1951
. Based on a young hitch-hikers diary and photographs from travels around post-war Europe (in Swedish only). 2017
http://www.seriekonst.se/?page_id=1709

Lift – 52. A continuation from the previous story based on a young hitch-hikers travels around post-war Europe . (in Swedish only). 2018
http://www.seriekonst.se/?page_id=1709