How Public Art Agency Sweden is affected by the coronavirus

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Public Art Agency Sweden follows the decisions of the Swedish government and recommendations of the Public Health Agency to limit the transmission of the coronavirus and COVID-19 in society. All updates about how this affects our activities will be published and updated here.

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Vájaldibme – Katarina Pirak Sikku

Permanent Art

Katarina Pirak Sikku’s three-part work Vájaldibme takes us on a hike through the many layers of history and makes visible the indigenous Sámi people on the campus of the Mid Sweden University in Östersund.

Read more about the work here Vájaldibme – Vandring

Unique Initiative for Research on Designed Living Environment

The call “Designed Living Environment: Architecture, Design and Cultural Heritage in Public Spaces” is open. It is a joint call by Formas, Public Art Agency Sweden, ArkDes, the Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning, and the Swedish National Heritage Board for research funding to finance projects that can generate new knowledge and understanding of how to strengthen artistic and cultural historical values in our shared public spaces. The call is open until 6 May.

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Artist Huang Yong Ping has passed away

The artist Huang Yong Ping has passed away. Huang Yong Ping was working with Public Art Agency Sweden on the public art intervention Rainbow Snake at the new Haga station in Gothenburg.
– We are currently unsure what will now happen with the project, however, it our and the Swedish Transport Administration’s desire to realise the work. Out thoughts go to Huang Yong Ping’s family and closest friends, says Lotta Mossum, curator, Public Art Agency Sweden.

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The right to being a host

In Boden an apartment has transformed into a public living room. A place where dining, fika and conversation become an artistic practice. Set in the citys asylum accommodation, and programmed by the community, The Al Madhafah/The Living Room highlights the terms and conditions of asylum seeking immigrants.

By the artist and architect Sandi Hilal.

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Selected art projects