Born in 1977 in Lørenskog, Norway, lives and works in Oslo and Berlin.
Mai Hofstad Gunnes works with film, collage, and installation. Hofstad Gunnes was educated at Universität der Kunste, Berlin, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan and Trondheim Academy of Fine Art, Norway, where she received her MFA in 2004. Recent exhibitions include Momentum Nordic Biennial for Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway, (2013); In the house of Mr and Mrs X, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany, (2013); Paradoks, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, (2013); Bike and Bolex, WIELS Contemporary Art Center, Brussels, Baby Snakes Hatching. Ruins. Ruins, UKS, Oslo, Oh how time flies, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (2011); Le choix du titre est un faux problème, Cneai de Paris, Paris (2011); Goddesses, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo (2010).