Christina Zetterlund

Christina Zetterlund is craft and design historian with history writing practices where craft and design become a perspective for analysing social conditions. She is active as associate professor and researcher at Linneaus University (Växjö) and as curator for the project Re-learning the archive (Lära om arkivet, at Designarkivet Pukeberg). She continuously works with various collaborators among them is Hälsinglands museum (Hudiksvall) in forming the archive of the jewellery artist and the Roma human rights activist Rosa Taikons workshop. In 2018 she worked together with glass workers, The Glass Factory (Boda Glasbruk), and The Peoples House in Kosta to stage the exhibition project During the Lunchbreak about the workers skills and agency and how this was expressed in the ‘frigger making’, in the free-time experimentation. In 2018 she collaborated with Magnus Ericsson in curating Slöjd Stockholms craft residence Plats för det handgjorda at the Ethnographic museum in Stockholm and Husby. Konst & Hantverksförening. Christina is also active as researcher and publishes her research widely. Currently she conducts the research project ‘Design history in other geographies’ in collaboration with Ájtte Museum (Jokkmokk) writing histories from Småland and Sápmi.