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Maryam Fanni is a graphic designer who graduated from Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in 2013 and has since been running her own design studio focusing on printed matter and book design for cultural and non-profit clients, alongside research-based collective artistic practices. She is a co-founder and member of collectives Söderorts Institut För Andra Visioner (SIFAV) working on issues around the city and commons, MMS, a collective of graphic designers working on issues around design history-writing from a feminist perspective, both since 2012, as well as the group mdgh, investigating civil rights in relation to ownership in the built environment since 2015. She has tutored and/or lectured at Konstfack, Beckmans College of Design, HDK Academy of Design and Crafts, Linnaeus University, Stockholm University of the Arts, Royal Institute of Art, and is since 2018 doctoral student in Design at HDK Academy of Design and Crafts with a project on the aesthetic order of local centers in Stockholm suburbs.


☐ Book design for Museum Anna Nordlander

☐ Poster exhibition for Västerås konstmuseum

☐ "Natural Enemy of Books" by MMS soon to be published by Occasional Papers


☐ Mapping the Unjust City artist in residents at Marabouparken Spring of 2019

☐ Works by collectives SIFAV respectively Mapping the Unjust City at the exhibition "Public Luxury" at ArkDes 1 June 2018–13 Jan 2019

☐ "The Natural Enemies of Books", MMS exhibition at Konstakademin, opening 11 November 2017

☐ Works by SIFAV and mdgh exhibited at "The Promise", Index Foundation, 3 June-3 September 2017

"Tryck på!", MMS essay published in Tecknaren #6.2017

☐ mdgh "Mapping the Unjust City" at PARSE 2nd Conference on Exclusion

Please contact me for full CV, brief version below.

See also:

Selected Clients
ArtLab Gnesta
Bokförlaget ETC
Botkyrka Konsthall
Gustavsbergs konsthall
Konsthall C
Kungl. Konsthögskolan
Natur & Kultur
SAQMI Swedish Archive for Queer Moving Images
Svenska Tecknare

Royal Institute of Art, Mejan Arc post-grad course in Architecture
Konstfack, BA Graphic Design and Illustration
Rhode Island School of Design, exchange, Graphic Design
Nyckelviksskolan, Graphic design and Illustration
Idun Lovén, Painting

Selected group exhibitions
2018 Public Luxury, ArkDes
2017 The Natural Enemies of Books, Konstakademins bibliotek
2017 The Promise, Index Foundation
2015 Om rörelser / On movements, Galleri Mejan
2014 Gemenskaper i konversation, Konsthall C
2014 26th International Biennial of Graphic Design, Brno, CZ
2014 Contamination of Evidence, Museum of Swedish History
2013 FAGS (Feminist Art Gallery, Solidarity), Konsthall C
2013 Motstånd i Stockholm / Resistance in Stockholm, Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki, FI
2013 Spring Show, Konstfack
2013 Söderorts Institut För Andra Visioner, Centrifug Konsthall C

Estrid Ericsons Stiftelse
Assistant grant, Swedish Arts Grants Committee/Konstnärsnämnden
Royal Institute of Art, KU-grant
Gålöstiftelsens resestipendium
Längmanska Kulturfonden
IASPIS International culture exchange
Nils Johan Sjöstedts Grant
Ulla Fröberg-Cramérs Grant
Fredrika Bremer Förbundet Grant
AiR Grafikens hus
AiR Ställbergs gruva
AiR Mustarinda, Hyrynsalmi, FI
AiR Art Lab Gnesta, Gnesta

HDK Högskolan för Design och Konsthantverk
ABF Stockholm
StDH Stockholms Dramatiska Högskola
Konstskolan BASIS

Published in
Tidningen Brand
Dagens Nyheter
Tidskriften Ful
Svenska Dagbladet
Sveriges Radio

Featured in
Form magazine
Wallpaper magazine