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Katja Pettersson

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Katja Pettersson, has been active as designer herself and in groups, as teacher and lecturer since her MFA at Konstfack 2004. She is one of the founders of the design group Front, where she did research projects, some are in the permanent collections of,( among others), MOMA in New York, Center Pompidou in Paris, and the V & A Museum in London. Pettersson left the group in 2009 and works today at Konstfack as a Senior lecturer and as an independent creator. The focus of her work is the hierarchy between man and nature, conveyed by gestalt and material explorations. A work that has led to the exhibitions Welcome Back 2017 and Breakpoints 2018. She was granted 2014 with Konstnärsnämdens five year working grant and on behalf of Stockholm Art, she works with the gestalt of Stadsmuseum's court yard. In 2018 she was elected to the Royal Academy for the free arts with the motivation; because of her artistic height and mission.

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