Kristina Skantze

Kristina Skantze

Kristina works with handsewn puppet-like sculptures. With millions of stitches she shapes human and animal bodies in silk jersey. Her neat but skewed creatures explores ambiguous states of mind. She also works with film animation and puppet performance. Kristina is educated in textile art at Academy of Design and Crafts, University of Gothenburg (BFA 2012) and Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design (MFA 2016). In 2018 she was rewarded a two-year working grant from The Swedish Arts Grants Committee.

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