Manifestation Lövholmen, group show, Färgfabriken, Stockholm,
August 20 – August 30, 2020
Inauguration of Symbios – a temporary public commission for Stockholm’s City
at Liljeholmen harbor. A collaboration between Maja Gunn and ARTmovement.
Lecture at University of Halmstad
Lecture The City of Gothenburg’s Museum
cancelled due to covid 19
To Perform Body, moderator, seminar, HDK-Valand Steneby
Construction, Solo Show, Steneby Konsthall, Dals Långed, Sweden, Nov 22 – Dec 22 2019
Play, Solo Show, Norrbottens Museum, Luleå, Sweden, Oct 9 2019 – Jan 5 2020
Maja Gunn, Parity, Solo Show, Museum Anna Nordlander, Skellefteå, Sweden, June 16 – Sep 15 2019
A Queen Within Adorned Archetypes, Group Show, Museum of Pop Culture, Seattle, USA, May 11 – Sep 2 2019
Maja Gunn is in the exhibition Museum of Artistic Research at History Museum, Stockholm.
Open Lecture HDK Steneby
Lecture Lund University
Lecture Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm
Lecture during EuroPride, Gothenburg
www premiere of Peach Punch. Film by Cissi Efraimsson. Costumes Maja Gunn & Lisa Pyk.
Music by Vulkano.
Premiere of Peach Punch at Bio Rio, Stockholm. Film by Cissi Efraimsson. Costumes Maja Gunn & Lisa Pyk.
Music by Vulkano.
Maja Gunn in the Swedish podcast Konst Form.
Maja Gunn’s work is in the exhibition A Queen Within Adorned Archetypes at NOMA, New Orleans. Opens to the public on February 21st. See Maja Gunn’s work together with pieces by Alexander McQueen, Comme des Garçons, Maison Martin Margiela, Iris van Herpen, Gucci, Gypsy Sport and more. Until May 28th 2018.
Opening of Maja Gunn’s solo exhibition Play at the Textile Museum, Borås. November 11th 1pm-3pm.
Maja Gunn: Play November 11 2017 – April 22 2018
Maja Gunn is in the design talk “Design – med kroppen som utgångspunkt” with Isabella Chydenius and Minna Palmqvist. Moderator Cay Bond. 5 pm, Finlandsinstitutets galleri, Stockholm
Maja Gunn talks about Norm Form in Swedish Radio’s Kulturnytt.
Maja Gunn is in SVT Morgonstudion talking about the exhibition Norm Form and how craft, design and architecture can confirm and/or challenge norms.
Book Release of 2nd edition of Maja Gunn’s Body Acts Queer: Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity.
5.30pm-7pm at Konst-ig, Åsögatan 124, Stockholm
17.10.06 – 18.02.11
Maja Gunn is the curator (together with Camilla Andersson & Karin Ehrnberger) of the exhibition Norm Form at ArkDes, Stockholm.
Feminist Futures of Spatial Practice: Materialisms, Activisms, Dialogues, Pedagogies, Projections (eds. Schalk, Kristiansson, Mazé, 2017) is now available. The publication contents text and images about Exclude Me In (a collaboration project by Maja Gunn, MYCKET and The New Beauty Council) and much more.
Maja Gunn is the moderator for a talk entitled Fashion talks on challenging norms.
Maja Gunn at Avesta Art
Maja Gunn is in an interactive talk at Platoon – The Global Creative Alliance, Mexico City
Maja Gunn is in the panel discussion: “Rethinking Fashion and Design” at Centro (Auditorium), Mexico City
Opening Maja Gunn at Ludvika Konsthall
Maja Gunn has a lecture at Lorensbergsteatern, Göteborg
Maja Gunn will talk about her research at Vänermuseet
Maja Gunn is part of the exhibition A Queen Within Adorned Archetypes at Art Basel Miami.
Includes works by Maja Gunn, Iris Van Herpen, Vivienne Westwood, Hussein Chalayan, Rick Owens and more.
Maja Gunn & Saga Becker will talk about queer, performativity, identity & creativity.
7pm, Kåken, Regeringsgatan 66, Stockholm
Maja Gunn receives Landstinget i Dalarnas culture grant (Kulturstipendium) with the motivation
“Maja’s textile art and design provoke and questioning norms. She pushes the lines and makes us think. Maja combines design with social critic and with her work she highlights contemporary and important questions about feminism, gender roles and norm critic.”
“Majas textila konst och design provocerar och ifrågasätter normer. Hon tänjer på gränserna och får oss att tänka till. Maja väver ihop design och samhällskritik och med sitt arbete lyfter hon aktuella och viktiga frågor om feminism, könsroller och normkritik.”
The film Baby, by Lovisa Sirén (costumes Maja Gunn) will be screening at Grand, Sveavägen, Stockholm at 7pm
Maja Gunn’s doctoral thesis got out of stock almost immediately. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in
pre-order from the 2nd edition
Maja Gunn will do a talk with artist Joanna Rytel
7pm Kåken, Regeringsgatan 66, Stockholm
Baby, by Lovisa Sirén (costumes Maja Gunn) won prize as best film at Uppsala Film Festival
Maja Gunn talks with Kakan Hermansson about feminism and sisterhood as survival strategy.
Kåken, Stockholm, 7pm.
Audition by Lovisa Sirén (costumes Maja Gunn) will be screening on the Swedish Television at 10.40pm
Maja Gunn about research, gender and clothes in Swedish Radio’s P4 Extra at 2pm
Maja Gunn and Bahar Pars will talk about using personal experiences in creative processes. 7-8pm
Kåken, Regeringsgatan 66.
Hear Maja Gunn talks about fashion, gender and commercial campaigns at 5pm in Swedish Radio P5 at 5pm
Maja Gunn is the writer and stylist of the article “Det är vår tid nu” (It’s our time now) about five transsexual women and the Swedish tv documentary Tjejer som oss (Girls like us). For Bon Magazine
Maja Gunn in Swedish Radio’s Stil
“I veckans program berättar vi mer om historien bakom idén om ett unisexmode. Vi träffar också Maja Gunn, konstnär och doktor i modedesign, som i sin avhandling ”Body Acts Queer – Clothing as a performative challenge to hetero normativity” har studerat kläder i relation till frågor om genus och queer.”
Maja talks about pockets and gender in Swedish Radio’s PP3
Handjur by Stina Persson Helleday and Sandra Isacsson (costumes Maja Gunn) has its premiere at STOCKmotion Film Festival
Open lecture with Maja Gunn at Beckmans College of Design. 4.15pm
Maja Gunn has a lecture at Parsons, Paris
Vetenskapsradion about Maja Gunn’s research
Swedish Radio’s Forskarliv about Maja Gunn
Baby, by director Lovisa Sirén (costumes by Maja Gunn) is screening at Hagabion, Gothenburg at 1pm, as part of the Way Out West festival’s film program
Swedish feminist online newspaper Feministiskt Perspektiv writes about Maja Gunn and her research
Baby, by director Lovisa Sirén (costumes by Maja Gunn) is screening at the Swedish Television.
Watch it here
Maja Gunn exhibit at Textile Museum in Borås. Until August 14th.
Maja Gunn defends her doctoral thesis Body Acts Queer – Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity. You can download it here
BT writes about Maja Gunn and her fashion design research
Maja Gunn is doing a lecture at Riksteatern
The Swedish Television about Maja Gunn’s performance at Södertälje Konsthall. Watch it here
Maja Gunn is doing a performance at Södertälje Konsthall
Maja Gunn is in Jämställdhetspodden
The Swedish Television (SVT) shows Audition (director Lovisa Sirén, costume Maja Gunn) at 20.45 SVT 2
Maja Gunn holds a lecture and workshop (together with Frida Hållander) as part of Konstfack Research Week
Baby (director Lovisa Sirén, costume Maja Gunn) has its’ premiere at Göteborg Film Festival
Audition (director Lovisa Sirén, costume Maja Gunn) is screening at Sundance Film Festival
Audition (director Lovisa Sirén, costume Maja Gunn) is nominated for a Guldbagge (Sweden’s leading film award) in the category best short film
Maja Gunn has a lecture about her work, at Modeskolan Stockholm
Elliphant’s music video Club Now Skunk (director Johan Holm), styled by Maja Gunn and Stina Persson Helleday is nominated for a Swedish Grammy in the category best music video.
Release of Vulkano’s new album Iridescence (styling by Maja Gunn) at Mindepartementet, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm 7pm-1am
Maja Gunn talks about her work in the Swedish Radio
Opening of the exhibition Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward, Liljevalchs, Stockholm
Maja Gunn talks about her work and about the exhibition Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward, with the curator Sofia Hedman.
In Nyhetsmorgon, TV4 at 6.45am
Audition has its’ premiere at Zita, Stockholm. Director Lovisa Sirén. Costumes by Maja Gunn
Maja Gunn defends her Licentiate thesis in Fashion Design Methodology: Body Acts Queer
School of Textiles, Borås 10-12
The film Audition is shown at the Way Out West Festival, Gothenburg. Director Lovisa Sirén. Costumes by Maja Gunn
Maja Gunn is interviewed about her work in The Swedish Radio
Maja Gunn’s Licentiate thesis Body Acts Queer is free to download
Maja Gunn receives a grant for her paper On & Off -The Designer as a Writer at IFFTI Fashion Conference, Florence, Italy
Maja Gunn presents her work at Florence International Library, Italy
Maja Gunn is doing a lecture and workshop at Fotoskolan in Gothenburg
The Woman Without Qualities by Kira Carpelan (costumes by Maja Gunn) is shown at Doc Lounge, Stockholm
Maja Gunn is doing a presentation at Nyckelviksskolan, Lidingö
Maja Gunn is doing a lecture at School of Architecture, KTH, Stockholm
The film Audition by Lovisa Sirén (costume by Maja Gunn) has its premiere at Gothenburg Film Festival.
The film is nominated for Startsladden
The film Audition by Lovisa Sirén (costume by Maja Gunn) is the opening film at Gothenburg Film Festival.
14.12.08 – 14.12.10
Maja Gunn is invited to present her paper Writing Queer, Gender and Design at the conference Excitable Writing, Linköping University
Maja Gunn is the moderator for a talk about Fashion and the narrative of the body with Efrat Tseelon, Robert Fux and This is Sweden arranged by Iaspis and Fashionplay.
6 pm at ccap, Stockholm
Maja Gunn is presenting Gender Design Practice at the Design Seminar at School of Textiles, Borås
Maja Gunn is doing a workshop for MA design students at School of Textiles, Borås
Maja Gunn is doing a presentation and workshop at the iGDN conference The GREAT Small in Hong Kong
Maja Gunn is having a lecture at Konstfack – University College of Art, Craft and Design
Maja Gunn is interviewed about bodily politics and fashion in the Swedish Newspaper Dagens Nyheter
Maja Gunn talks about her work in the Swedish Radio Sjuhärad
Maja Gunn presents Exclude Me In at the 15th Bakhtin Conference, Royal Academy of Fine Art, Stockholm
Maja Gunn makes clothes for Setting’s volunteers at the feminist conference Nordiskt Forum in Malmö
Maja Gunn wrote the chapter Acting Gender, Identity and Success – Clothing as Performative Expression for the exhibition catalogue Staged Fashion at Falkenberg Museum