My current research is part of the project Megabytes vs Megawatts: Understanding Infrastructural Frictions between Data Centers and Energy Grids for Sustainable Digitalization. I examine the emerging landscape relations and frictions as data centers expand their presence in rural Sweden and move towards renewable energy. What are the imaginaries at play in this transition? How do they intersect with other energy imaginaries?
I have previously studied landscape relations in the rural North of Sweden, including frictions surrounding hydropower infrastructures and the rejection of national climate discourses, and have researched contested forest relations in Sweden and in the Nordic Museum collections. I received my PhD from Goldsmiths, University of London and have since been a Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center at LMU Munich and Guest Researcher at the Nordic Museum, Stockholm. I collaborated with the Nordic Museum on their exhibition The Arctic – While the Ice is Melting and on their seminar series Forest Labs.