News

17.11.11

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

17.10.19

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

17.10.12

Maja Gunn talks about Norm Form in Swedish Radio’s Kulturnytt.


17.10.10

Maja Gunn is in SVT Morgonstudion talking about the exhibition Norm Form and how craft, design and architecture can confirm and/or challenge norms.

17.10.10

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

rsvp & more info about the event

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.

Norm Form

Norm form text (1)

17.09.16

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.

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17.08.31

Maja Gunn is the moderator for a talk entitled Fashion talks on challenging norms.

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17.05.20

Maja Gunn at Avesta Art

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Maja Gunn at Avesta Art

17.05.06

Maja Gunn is in an interactive talk at Platoon – The Global Creative Alliance, Mexico City

17.05.04

Maja Gunn is in the panel discussion: “Rethinking Fashion and Design” at Centro (Auditorium), Mexico City

17.03.25

Opening Maja Gunn at Ludvika Konsthall

17.03.20

Maja Gunn has a lecture at Lorensbergsteatern, Göteborg

17.03.08

Maja Gunn will talk about her research at Vänermuseet

16.11.30

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.

http://museea.com/aqwaa_press.pdf

16.11.24

Maja Gunn & Saga Becker will talk about queer, performativity, identity & creativity.

7pm, Kåken, Regeringsgatan 66, Stockholm

more info about the event

16.11.21

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.”

16.11.13

The film Baby, by Lovisa Sirén (costumes Maja Gunn) will be screening at Grand, Sveavägen, Stockholm at 7pm

16.11.11

Maja Gunn’s doctoral thesis got out of stock almost immediately. Please email maja@majagunn.com if you’re interested in

pre-order from the 2nd edition

16.11.03

Maja Gunn will do a talk with artist Joanna Rytel

7pm Kåken, Regeringsgatan 66, Stockholm

more info about event

16.10.29

Baby, by Lovisa Sirén (costumes Maja Gunn) won prize as best film at Uppsala Film Festival

16.10.27

Maja Gunn talks with Kakan Hermansson about feminism and sisterhood as survival strategy.

Kåken, Stockholm, 7pm.

more info about event

16.10.17

Audition by Lovisa Sirén (costumes Maja Gunn) will be screening on the Swedish Television at 10.40pm

16.10.15

Maja Gunn about research, gender and clothes in Swedish Radio’s P4 Extra at 2pm

Gender neutral clothes challenge norms

16.10.13

Maja Gunn and Bahar Pars will talk about using personal experiences in creative processes. 7-8pm

Kåken, Regeringsgatan 66.

About the event

16.10.12

Hear Maja Gunn talks about fashion, gender and commercial campaigns at 5pm in Swedish Radio P5 at 5pm

16.1o.11

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

Read here

16.10.07

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.”

Listen to Stil

16.10.03

Maja talks about pockets and gender in Swedish Radio’s PP3

16.09.29

Handjur by Stina Persson Helleday and Sandra Isacsson (costumes Maja Gunn) has its premiere at STOCKmotion Film Festival

16.09.20

Open lecture with Maja Gunn at Beckmans College of Design. 4.15pm

16.09.13

Maja Gunn has a lecture at Parsons, Paris

16.09.04

Vetenskapsradion about Maja Gunn’s research

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16.09.04

Swedish Radio’s Forskarliv about Maja Gunn

listen here

16.08.12

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

16.07.27

Swedish feminist online newspaper Feministiskt Perspektiv writes about Maja Gunn and her research

Maja Gunn\’s fashion and design is developed from a queer feminist perspective

16.07.27

Baby, by director Lovisa Sirén (costumes by Maja Gunn) is screening at the Swedish Television.

Watch it here

16.06.30

Maja Gunn exhibit at Textile Museum in Borås. Until August 14th.

16.06.21

Maja Gunn defends her doctoral thesis Body Acts Queer – Clothing as a performative challenge to heteronormativity. You can download it here

16.06.20

BT writes about Maja Gunn and her fashion design research

She is challenging norms with provocative clothing design

16.05.31

Maja Gunn is doing a lecture at Riksteatern

16.04.22

The Swedish Television about Maja Gunn’s performance at Södertälje Konsthall. Watch it here

16.04.21

Maja Gunn is doing a performance at Södertälje Konsthall

16.03.21

Maja Gunn is in Jämställdhetspodden

16.02.10

The Swedish Television (SVT) shows Audition (director Lovisa Sirén, costume Maja Gunn) at 20.45 SVT 2

16.02.04

Maja Gunn holds a lecture and workshop (together with Frida Hållander) as part of Konstfack Research Week

16.01.30

Baby (director Lovisa Sirén, costume Maja Gunn) has its’ premiere at Göteborg Film Festival

16.o1.23

Audition (director Lovisa Sirén, costume Maja Gunn) is screening at Sundance Film Festival

16.01.18

Audition (director Lovisa Sirén, costume Maja Gunn) is nominated for a Guldbagge (Sweden’s leading film award) in the category best short film

16.01.18

Maja Gunn has a lecture about her work, at Modeskolan Stockholm

15.12.17

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.

15.09.30

Release of Vulkano’s new album Iridescence (styling by Maja Gunn) at Mindepartementet, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm 7pm-1am

to attend the event please rsvp here

15.09.26

Maja Gunn talks about her work in the Swedish Radio

listen

15.09.25

Opening of the exhibition Utopian Bodies – Fashion Looks Forward, Liljevalchs, Stockholm

About the exhibition

15.09.24

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

15.09.23

Audition has its’ premiere at Zita, Stockholm. Director Lovisa Sirén. Costumes by Maja Gunn

Audition trailer

15.09.03

Maja Gunn defends her Licentiate thesis  in Fashion Design Methodology: Body Acts Queer

School of Textiles, Borås 10-12

15.08.11

The film Audition is shown at the Way Out West Festival, Gothenburg. Director Lovisa Sirén. Costumes by Maja Gunn

15.06.05

Maja Gunn is interviewed about her work in The Swedish Radio

listen to it here

15.05.27

Maja Gunn’s Licentiate thesis Body Acts Queer is free to download

15.05.15

Maja Gunn receives a grant for her paper On & Off -The Designer as a Writer at IFFTI Fashion Conference, Florence, Italy

15.05.14

Maja Gunn presents her work at Florence International Library, Italy

15.04.24

Maja Gunn is doing a lecture and workshop at Fotoskolan in Gothenburg

15.03.10

The Woman Without Qualities by Kira Carpelan (costumes by Maja Gunn) is shown at Doc Lounge, Stockholm

15.03.09

Maja Gunn is doing a presentation at Nyckelviksskolan, Lidingö

15.02.25

Maja Gunn is doing a lecture at School of Architecture, KTH, Stockholm

15.01.25

The film Audition by Lovisa Sirén (costume by Maja Gunn) has its premiere at Gothenburg Film Festival.

The film is nominated for Startsladden

15.01.23

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

14.12.08

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

14.11.04

Maja Gunn is presenting Gender Design Practice at the Design Seminar at School of Textiles, Borås

14.11.04

Maja Gunn is doing a workshop for MA design students at School of Textiles, Borås

14.10.10

Maja Gunn is doing a presentation and workshop at the iGDN conference The GREAT Small in Hong Kong

More info and registration

14.09.29

Maja Gunn is doing a lecture at Konstfack – University College of Art, Craft and Design

14.08.24

Maja Gunn is interviewed about bodily politics and fashion in the Swedish Newspaper Dagens Nyheter

14.07.30

Maja Gunn talks about her work in the Swedish Radio Sjuhärad

14.07.23

Maja Gunn presents Exclude Me In at the 15th Bakhtin Conference, Royal Academy of Fine Art, Stockholm

14.06.12

Maja Gunn makes clothes for Setting’s volunteers at the feminist conference Nordiskt Forum in Malmö

14.05.24

Maja Gunn wrote the chapter Acting Gender, Identity and Success – Clothing as Performative Expression for the exhibition catalogue Staged Fashion at Falkenberg Museum

14.05.20

Swimming Away (director Margarita Jimeno, costumes by Maja Gunn)

is playing in USA, EUROPE, and AFRICA
@ The Shorts Movie Channel this month!

https://vimeo.com/11559915

US: 
SHORTS HD Direct TV Channel 573 & AT&T U-Verse _ Channel 1789

MAY 21
9:10 PM EST / 8:10 PM Central / 7:10 Mountain/ 6:10 PM Pacific

MAY 22
1:11 AM EST / 12:11 AM Central / 11:11 PM Mountain /10:11 PM Pacific
http://us.shorts.tv/epglive.php

Europe :
SHORTS TV
May 11 & 25
CET EU 18h, UK 17h, Iceland 16h, Eastern Europe 19h

AFRICA May 11& 25 19h

A list of all the TV channels per country can be found here
http://eu.shorts.tv/epglive.php

http://us.shorts.tv/epglive.php

14.05.20

Maja Gunn has a lecture about her research,

as part of the course Fashion, Power & Men at Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University

14.o5.05

Maja Gunn makes clothes for Settings

14.03.29

Maja Gunn made hats for Suzanne Osten’s Lammungarnas Fest at Unga Klara, Stockholm City Theater.

14.03.03

Interview with Maja Gunn in Popmani

Read it here

13.12.12

Maja Gunn makes posters “Fashion and Politics” together with Martin Falck, in Contributor Magazine #8

13.11.21

Maja Gunn will have a lecture about her research at KTH School of Architecture, Östermalmsgatan 26, A3

12.00-14.00

The seminar is open to anyone who is interested, and it is perfectly alright to bring lunch to the seminar.

The project Maja will present, Body Act Queer, is a queer feminist investigation into design as politics, bodies, identiy, and norms. She works from an extended definition of the term design in where it not only include artifacts (i.e. clothes) but also the creation of ideas and where design so becomes a notion of ideology and social change.

13.11.08

Maja Gunn talks about her work in the Swedish Radio Ekerö.

13.11.02

The film History As We Know It is now up.

The film shows the mixed archive materials of the Göteborgskarnevalen with the queer carnival Maja Gunn, NBC and MYCKET created in September. It is a rewrite of history to make the future belong to us.

History as we know it

13.11.01

Maja Gunn is together with The New Beauty Council and MYCKET in the magazine Glänta’s special carnival issue.

Maja Gunn participate together with Mariana Alves in the Magazine release and artist talk at Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm. 6-9 pm.

13.10.23

Maja Gunn talks about her project If you were a girl I would love you even more in the Swedish Television’s

Von Svenssons Kläder

See it here

13.09.18

Maja Gunn has a lecture about her writings.  Konstfack, University College of Art Craft and Design, Stockholm

13.09.07

Maja Gunn is in collaboration with The New Beauty Council and MYCKET doing an installation “Exclude Me In” at Göteborgs Konsthall as part of GIBCA, Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art. Curator Claire Tancons. Opening 13.09.07

13.09.06

Maja Gunn is in collaboration with The New Beauty Council and MYCKET doing a performance in the centre of Gothenburg as part of GIBCA, Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art. Starts at Esperantoplatsen at 5 pm.

More Info

Facebook event

13.08.13

Maja Gunn will be in a conversation about pop music’s close relationship with fashion and musical subcultures function as an identity marker,

at Röhsska Design Museum, Gothenburg 5:30-6:15 pm

More Info

13.05.30

Release for Maja Gunn’s publication “If you were a girl I would love you even more” at Bonniers Konsthall. Free and open to the public. The bar opens at 5 pm. At 6.30 pm Maja Gunn will do a reading followed by a talk between Maja Gunn and Louise Wallenberg. The evening ends with a performance by The Sweptaways.

To the facebook event

13.05.24

Maja Gunn makes costume for the Stockholm Festival for Art & Technology: VISIONS OF THE NOW at Fylkingen, Stockholm

13.05.17

Maja Gunn shows her work in the group exhibition Kropp och Språk (Body and Language) at ID:I Gallery, Stockholm

13.04.29

The results from Maja Gunn’s workshop Make & Remake – Fashion & Gender will be shown in the exhibition

“Fashion Reincarnated: Recycling Identities & Memories” at Darb 1718, Cairo, Egypt

more info

13.03.28

Maja Gunn will talk at Gender Play an international Gender Design Conference, Parsons School The New School of Design, New York, New York

The conference is free and open to the public but reservations are required

Gender Play

13.02.27

Swimming Away will screen Wednesday Feb 27 at 8pm FREE as part of the series Projections,
at the great Nitehawk cinema in Williamsburg
Film by Margarita Jimeno
Costumes Maja Gunn

Nitehawk Cafe (Downstairs bar area)
136 Metropolitan ave. Brooklyn, NY
L train to Bedford Ave
more info
facebook event

13.03.06

Maja Gunn presents her work at Design Principles & Practices Conference, Tokyo, Japan

13.03.23

Maja Gunn participates in Tenderness an exhibition at Gallery F15, Moss, Oslo, Norway

Curator Glenn Adamson

Until 13.05.19

Tenderness

13.01.31

The Woman Without Qualities will be shown at 6 pm at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm

Film by Kira Carpelan

Costumes Maja Gunn

12.12.14

Maja Gunn makes costumes for the Sappho Island at Unga Klara, Stockholm City Theater

12.11.04

Maja Gunn holds a Workshop Make & Remake Fashion & Gender at Darb 1718, Cairo, Egypt

Until 12.11.15

Workshop info

12.10.20

Maja Gunn makes costumes for the Culture Club at Index Gallery, Stockholm

12.10.16

Maja Gunn will have a open lecture at HDK, Gothenburg. 6 pm-8 pm

HDK, Kristinelundsgatan 6-8. Göteborg, Sweden

12.07.18

Maja Gunn is part of the exhibition Fashionplay : Fashionshop at Motala Konsthall

Until 12.08.25

12.07.04

Opening Reception for

Maja Gunn : Fashion Light

Photographed by Ceen

Wednesday July 4th 6pm-9pm, Babylon, Björns Trädgård Stockholm.

Supported by Konstnärsnämnden Sveriges Bildkonstnärsfond

12.06.20

Just Like Zorro/ Som En Zorro – winner of both Jury and Audience Award at Gothenburg International Film Festival- will be shown at SVT, The Swedish Television on Wednesday June 20th at 9.45 pm.

Som En Zorro TV Guide

Film by Linda-Maria Birbeck

Costumes Maja Gunn

12.02.07

Maja Gunn is part of the exhibition FashionPlay at Arkitekturmuseet, Stockholm.

Runs until 12.02.26

The clothes are also visible in a webshop.

fashion shop

If you are intrested in buying anything please contact buy@fashionplay.org

12.01.27

Just Like Zorro (Som En Zorro) is showing on the Swedish Television.

Film by Linda-Maria Birbeck. Costumes by Maja Gunn

12.01.27

Just Like Zorro (Som En Zorro) wins both the Jury and the Audience Award prices at

Gothenburg Film Festival. Film by Linda-Maria Birbeck. Costumes by Maja Gunn

Som En Zorro teaser

11.11.19

Opening Reception for

Maja Gunn : Fashion Light

Photographed by Ceen

Saturday November 19th, 4pm-8pm

Amanda Gillespie, 35 W 31st St # 8, New York, NY

Supported by Konstnärsnämnden, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee

11.06.27

See Maja Gunn’s costumes at The Noveau Classical Project event in New York on October 27th

For more info

11.06.19

Golden Triangle – Cinco De Mayo by Margarita Jimeno has its premiere at Los Angeles Film Festival

Costumes by Maja Gunn & Evelina Hedin

11.05.07

Swimming Away has its premiere at Lisboa Film Festival.

Swimming Away, a film by Margarita Jimeno. Costumes by Maja Gunn

Lisboa Film Festival

11.02.25

Kira Carpelans film Untitled (Costumes by Maja Gunn) is part of the exhibition Power Distortion at Konstnärshuset, Stockholm. Until 11.03.01

11.02.02

The Woman Without Qualities at Gothenburg International Film Festival

The Woman Without Qualities, a film by Kira Carpelan. Costumes by Maja Gunn

10.08.13

MacArthur Dance Project performs at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scottland.

Costume Design by Maja Gunn

10.07

A Little Tiger (En Liten Tiger) by Annacarin Andersson, Costumes by Maja Gunn

at 19th Tokyo Int. Lesbian&Gay film Festival in Tokyo, Japan

10.04.08

A Little Tiger (En Liten Tiger) by Annacarin Andersson, Costumes by Maja Gunn

at The 12th Womens Film Festival in Seoul, Korea

10.03.05

A Little Tiger (En Liten Tiger) by Annacarin Andersson, Costumes by Maja Gunn

at Roze Filmdagen in Amsterdam, Holland. Until 10.03.14

10.01.15

MacArthur Dance Project performs in New York. Costume Design by Maja Gunn

09.12.12

Release for Ful – The Book. Maja Gunn writes about Collection L.

09.10.01
Maja Gunn designs costumes for the Dance Performance »From the Margins, This, Unmentioned« at Brooklyn Lyceum Oct 15–17th. Performed by MacArthur Dance Project. Choreography by Bronwen MacArthur. Music by Bryan Senti.

Click here for more info, or click here for tickets

09.09.16

Maja Gunn shows a collection with House of Organic at green New York Fashion Week.

09.08.25

Maja Gunn participates in the exhibition and open studio event Stockholm Fashion Walk.

09.03.06

The film The Woman Without Qualities has its premier at Bio Rio, Stockholm.

Film by Kira Carpelan. Costume Design by Maja Gunn

08.12.01
The film The Woman Without Qualities (Kvinnan utan egenskaper) by the Swedish artist Kira Carpelan is shown at Svarta Havet, Konstfack, Stockholm December 5th 2008 1pm–4pm.
Costume design by Maja Gunn.

08.11.14
Maja Gunn is styling costumes for Freedom Shelter – a music and dance performance in New York November 11 2008.

08.05.14
Maja Gunn shows L
at Röhsska Design Museum, Gothenburg.
May 29 – June 1 2008

08.03.13
Maja Gunn presents a Paper at
PCA ACA Conference, San Francisco,
March 19–22 2008

08.02.22
Maja Gunn shows bags and scenography
The Essential Bag (Den oumbärliga väskan) at The Royal Armoury (Livrustkammaren),
Stockholm until January 6 2009.

07.08.14
Maja Gunn participates in Fashionplay #3, Release and Show at Stockholm Fashion Week. http://www.fashionplay.org/
majagunnlank.html

07.05.27
Maja Gunn talks about her work at
Fashion in Fiction Conference, Sydney

07.05.11
Maja Gunn talks about her work at Queerqultfestivalen, Stockholm

07.04.22
Maja Gunn participates in the publication Delta. Release at Färgfabriken, Stockholm.

07.02.10
Opening of the show Kira Carpelan by Miriam Bäckström at Färgfabriken Stockholm. The exhibition contains the film Untitled.

Costume design by Maja Gunn

06.03.

Maja Gunn shows an installation at the exhibition DOTDOTDOTDOT at Mossutställningar, Stockholm

05.06

Maja Gunn shows part of her collection Maja Gunn 2005 at NK, Nordiska Kompaniet, Stockholm

05.06

Maja Gunn receives a grant from the French Embassy and prepares a collection in Paris

05.05

Maja Gunn shows the collection Maja Gunn 2005 at Vita Havet, Konstfack, Stockholm

05.05

Maja Gunn participates in the exhibition In Fashion at Dunkers Culture House, Helsingborg

05.01

Maja Gunn shows documentation of her fashion shows at the exhibition Please Disturb! at Svensk Form, Stockholm