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Text by: Charles Esche
“We need to liberate ourselves from our national myth … The only way of saving our jobs and our standard of living is for us, Swedish …
Text by: Charlotte Bydler, Rodrigo Mallea Lira and Magdalena Malm
Folk costume or straitjacket?
During a few winter months in 2003/2004, Uppsala Konstmuseum showed The Scanning. The work was by Stig Sjölund, one of the artists shown at Swedish …
Text by: Jonas Hassen Khemiri
A slide show:
A cottage on the bedrock.
A sleeping baby in a car safety-seat.
Two freckled ladies in headscarves (chuckling).
A bowl of …
Text by: Ximena Narea
The term immigrant has a stigmatising undertone in the debate on how to integrate the new members of Swedish society. It has been used to distinguish …
Text by: Lars Mikael Raattamaa
Passing (Sprawl 3)
Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée Déon de Beaumonts – better known as Chevalier d’Éon – had a remarkable life. For …
Text by: Ylva Habel
”A people of ice and sunlight”
It might be hard, in everyday life, to discern how national identities are created, re-created and perpetuated. To the extent that Swedishness is …
Preface from the catalogue
Preface from the catalogue by Lars Nittve
Often, in the really large cities, you will find places, or areas, that are easy-going multi-ethnic, multicultural communities. A few years ago, I was …