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Dreaming of Fagersta – Alma’s dream of leaving Mexico for Sweden becomes a documentary

Drömmen om Fagersta - Dreaming of Fagersta documentary by Alma Paz

“Drömmen om Fagersta – Dreaming of Fagersta” is a documentary made by Alma Paz, a Mexican student, in which she tells the story of how a first contact with Swedish music – more specifically the post-punk rock of  The Hives – got her to start taking Swedish lessons at home …

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Celebrating Community Spirit in Bandhagen

Banddagen in Bandhagen

Stockholm suburb Bandhagen is celebrating it’s community spirit and the richness of local creativity on BandDagen, which will be held for the 4th time now on 1st of June. BandDagen is a grassroots, community-driven, all-inclusive celebration with a second-hand market, art fair, tasty homecookin’ and music. It’s a local celebration, …

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Camera Diaries – Stockholm’s outdoor portrait photography season

Autumn is my favourite season for outdoor portrait photography. Can you guess why? Yes, the beautiful contrasting colours provided by the golden leaves on trees and on the ground make for stunning backgrounds. But it’s also that unique, soft, sideways light. And the combination of these two elements is an …

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Stockholm Moves – The Scandinavian Capital Through a Filmmaker’s Cinematic Eye

Film director and photographer Alex Soloviev pays homage to our capital city in his video Stockholm Moves. A wonderful and dreamy 3-minute ride across the city’s streets and alleys, it’s people, it’s waters and its parks, the bright lights, the shaded corners, its voices and even some rain. Prepare to experience Stockholm …

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Your Living City’s favourite Stockholm photos

At Your Living City Stockholm we keep a finger on the pulse of the city’s heartbeat, bringing you the best that Stockholm has to offer, today we would like to bring you some of our favourite views of the Scandinavian capital, created by Stockholm-based photographer and artist Karen Pérez Guzmán. …

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Art Therapist Emma Ehrenthal explains Art Therapy

What exactly is art therapy and who is it for? We asked Stockholm-based art therapist Emma Ehrenthal to explain to our readers what it is that she really does. As an artist, I am not great with words, I am a visual learner and I love teaching through experiences. But I …

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