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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Two New Commissions for Public Artworks in Gothenburg

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An open call for artists to apply for two new commissions to create artistic interventions at the University of Gothenburg. The procurements are in process throughout spring 2020 in collaboration with Akademiska Hus.

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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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Selected art projects