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Jakarta Post

A fever of creativity in Southern Swedish Cities

  • Zaki Habibi


Lund, Sweden   /   Fri, September 16 2016   /  10:17 am

Public art: Artwork can be enjoyed inside and outside of galleries and museums in Scanian cities. Dunkers Kulturhus (Culture House) in Helsingborg realized the potential of public engagement in art when it put this installation outside the building.What makes a city memorable? Could it be its history, culinary experience, or even its expression of creativity?The Scanian cities in Sweden are laden with creativity and this is the foremost impression visitors get of them.

 Scania, or Skåne as locals call it, is the southernmost county in Sweden and is geographically and culturally situated in a very strategic position.

 This county faces Copenhagen in Denmark, one of Europe’s hub cities, and faces Germany and Eastern Europe to its southeast. Cultural encounters, then, are part of the dynamic beat of every Scanian city.

 The main Scanian city is Malm...