I spent August 14th to 17th, 2014 at Friland ecovillage in Denmark, my first ever Nordic permaculture festival. The fabulous Bärfis gang from Malmö (they run two forest gardens where they work with schools) had a spare seat on the bus and took me along. The drive there gave us time to talk and throw ideas […]
On Saturday 6th December 2014, I attended an excellent – and important – exhibition on show at Moderna Museet Malmö that was created by the S.A.Y. (stories – art – youth) project in Malmö and curated by Ana Maria Bermeo Ujueta. A Wounded Dream presents the work of young people in Malmö, giving a voice […]
Check out the great work of art and activist Mona Caron. In her words: “They may be tiny but they break through concrete. They are everywhere and yet unseen. And the more they get stepped on, the stronger they grow back.” hey may be tiny but they break through concrete. They are everywhere and yet […]
If you know me at all, you’ll probably know that I am a big Ursula K. Le Guin fan. And I am not the only one: David Mitchell and Zadie Smith cite her as a major influence; and there are many of us who are passionate about this excellent and prolific writer. All I can […]
I cannot begin to express my admiration for the late, great Nina Simone. She shines like a beacon in the fog. And this is perhaps the best version ever of – Black is the Colour of my True Love’s Hair – certainly the best I have ever heard.
On Saturday 27th September 2014 I took part in Malmö’s Gallery Night along with fellow artists from the artists’ collective Ateljé XX – Henrik Hahne, Sanna Lilja-Sverborg, Marie Lindell and Gunilla Ryd. Gallery Night is open house for galleries and museums and art spaces all over town. It was a lot of fun and a […]
I will be sharing a table at the comics fair at the Altcom festival on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 November in Folkets Park in Malmö (Brändan + tent) with Mats Källblad, Alexandra Stojiljkovic Hansen and Charlotta Lindqvist. We are there from 1pm to 7pm. The comics fair is the heart of the festival. […]
On a sunny 11th October I made my way to Ungdomshuset (Young People’s House) in Copenhagen for the very first fanzine festival in Copenhagen. My partners-in-crime were comic artists Alexandra Hansen and Charlotta Lindqvist. We presented an anthology of short comics of our own work and that of classmates from “Comics and Visual Narrative” at […]
Both adults and children participated in the Land Art workshops at Ribersborg beach in Malmö, Sweden in spring 2014. Together we created the Malmö Land Art Collective. This is the creation of Filippa Knutagård (12-years-old in December 2014).