exhibition of lotta lundstedt + rae mariz’s textile art + craft processes
pop-up art show in utopia shopping mall in umeå, sweden 2022
photos by lasse lundstedt. weaves by lotta lundstedt.
works as associate professor in the Department of Creative Studies at Umeå University. She leads her design students to not only construct and create in their various mediums, but to think about the role of their creation in the wider world with particular emphasis on sustainability of materials and manufacturing practices, plus encouraging them to consider the social expression inherent in clothing beyond trends in fashion.
is a speculative fiction storyteller and cultural critic. She’s written science fiction for young adults cautioning against the commodification of youth culture and creativity, and has been a long-time collaborator with a loose constellation of Stockholm street artists. No matter the genre or medium, her work is subversive, delightful, and scary smart.