Maya Strandberg Swedish, b. 1981
Maya Strandberg (b. 1981) was born and raised in Växjö. She now lives in Stockholm and works in her studio at Gustavsberg's old Porcelain Factory. She holds an MFA from HDK University of Design and Crafts in Gothenburg from 2009. Strandberg's work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in venues in Sweden, Denmark and Germany, including hangmenProjects (Stockholm), Röhsska Museet (Gothenburg) and CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark (Middelfart). Her most recent exhibition was "Jordkrets" at Gustavsbergs Konsthall together with Dominika Kemilä and Lina Sofia Lundin in 2020. She has produced several public commissions and is represented in the collections of Public Art Agency Sweden. Strandberg has received working grants from the Swedish Arts Grants Committee and the City of Stockholm, among others.
Maya Strandberg | Allt det jag ser skymmer alltid allt det där andra11 Nov - 18 Dec 2021By coiling, braiding and joining clays together, Maya Strandberg examines her own bodily and spiritual connection to the world. Her sculptural objects refer to experiences of loss, death and grief, but also of strength and courage. Essential to her work is an aspiration to get close to the world. Strandberg's...