Resources on Monica Sjöös work

Museums and Collections

MAN – Anna Nordlander Museum, Skellefteå, Sweden

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Monica Sjöö, New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College


Feminist Archive South (FAS) The Southern Branch of the Feminist
Archive, University of Bristol

Feminist Archive South/Special Collection

Monica Sjöö Artist Websites

Official website of Monica Sjöö

Monica Sjöö Art Online

Monica Sjöö – An Online Retrospective

Web Articles – ‘God Giving Birth’ – Monica Sjöö: The Artist As Reluctant Shamanka

Women’n Art – Remembering forgotten women
Art, feminist, painting – God Giving Birth by Monica Sjöö.

In Swedish:

OmKonst – Artist writes about art.

Vanasamfundet Moder Jord
Swedish faith community connected to the Great Cosmic Mother and
nature religion. Link to article about the ancestral Mother Monica Sjöö.


By Monica Sjöö:

Sjöö, Monica.The Great Cosmic MotherRediscovering the Religion
of the Earth,
(co-authored with Barbara Mor) Bravo Ltd, 1987

Sjöö, Monica. New Age and Armageddon: The goddess or the Gurus?
Towards a Feminist vision of the future
publ The Women’s Press London, 1992

Sjöö, Monica.The Norse Goddess  publ DorDama PRESS,
Penznace 2000

Sjöö, Monica. Spiral Journey: Stages of an initiation into Her Mysteries.
Antenna Publications, 2018

About Monica Sjöö:

White, Rupert. Monica Sjöö: Life and Letters 1958-2005
(foreword by Zsuzsanna Budapest) Antenna Publications, 2018

Feraro, Shai. ‘God Giving Birth’ – Connecting British Wicca with
Radical Feminism and Goddess Spirituality during the 1970s-1980s:
The Case Study of Monica Sjöö.

Mullins, C. A Little Feminist History of Art. Tate Enterprises Ltd,
2019 p. 22

Phelan and Rickett. Art and Feminism Phaidon 2001 p.55.

Walker, John A. Art and Outrage, Pluto Press 1999, p. 62-67

Robinson, Hilary (editor). Feminism-Art-Theory An Anthology, 1968-2014
Second edition. Paperback 2015

In Swedish:

Raivio, Magdalena. Gudinnefeminister, Monica Sjöös och Starhawks
berättande subjektskonstruktion, idéinnehåll och feministiska affiniteter.
Doctoral Dissertation, Karlstad University Studies, 2014

Other Resources

Visual Culture Research Group [VCRG], University of the West of England 

Legion Projects: Waking The Witch
Legion Projects: Monica Sjöö Posters

The Being Human Festival, MSCC 2020.


Portrait (Monica Sjoo) by Jane Jackson 1977. Artcornwallvideo, YouTube.

Monica Sjoo Talk pt1- pt3
Artcornwallvideo. YouTube. Artist Monica Sjöö speaking in Bodmin, Cornwall at ‘Womenspirit Rising’ 2004. 


Life and Politics of Monica Sjöö
A Zoom recording of webinar, 21st November 2020 in partnership with the Feminist Archive South (FAS) and the Monica Sjoo Curatorial Collective (MSCC) as a part of the Being Human festival 2020.

Thinking about Monica: Monica Sjöö, an introduction
Vimeo Recording of webinar, 24th of April 2021. An  event organised by artist Nadia Hebson, in parallel to the exhibition Scène d’Amour, Mint Gallery, Stockholm.  Explores the life and work of Monica Sjöö and the ongoing projects of artistic recuperation undertaken by artists, curators and art historians working today. 

Social Media 


Monica Sjöö Curatorial

Monica Sjöö Estate


Monica Sjoo L&L

Monica Sjöö Estate


Apple Podcasts Missing Witches – Monica Sjöö: “The Earth Is A Witch And The Men Still Burn Her”. A deep dive into the divine feminine, from goddess worship to modern motherhood, guided through the landmines by author, artist, activist, witch: Monica Sjöö.


Monica Sjöö Obituary, The Guardian, Friday 23 September 2005

In Swedish:
Minnesord Monica Sjöö, Dagens Nyheter 2005-08-31