Susan Hansen (AU/UK)

Susan Hansen is Europe’s most cited street art scholar. She is an interdisciplinary academic with a background in forensic psychology, visual sociology, and art history. Her unique approach to street art, graffiti, and urban contemporary art is grounded in her intersectional expertise.


Susan is Head of the Visual and Arts-based Methods Group at Middlesex University, London. She is also Director of Art on the Streets (co-convened with Dr Sabina Andron) which hosts urban art talks and events, including the flagship Art on the Streets symposia series at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London. She is also Editor of Nuart Journal.


Susan is committed to engaging and connecting outsider audiences with contemporary urban art and scholarship through open access publications, symposia, and uncommissioned independent public art.

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