Vacationing in Stockholm with your teens

If you’re visiting Stockholm with teenagers (vacations with teenagers and their parents being notoriously smooth affairs), there are a number of options. Whether your kids are foodies, adventure seekers or art lovers, we reckon there’s something here for them.

ART

The Snösätra Graffiti Wall of Fame is a good way to experience some contemporary art outside a gallery or museum. The Snösatra Graffiti Wall is one of Europe’s largest graffiti exhibitions.

For cinema buffs, the Bio Rio Cinema is a … Read the rest

Stockholm’s Autumn 2020 calendar is packed full of cultural delights

The Market Art Fair will be held from the 25th to the 27th of September, in the art gallery Liljevalchs Konsthall (Djurgårdsvägen 60) on the Djurgården island in Stockholm. Galleries representing Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden will showcase a selection of Nordic contemporary art, alongside some international exhibitors.

Is your stay in Stockholm a long one? Here are the other festivals and events you can check out with the family.

 

SUMMER DESIGN WEEK

AUGUST 17-23

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Profile of the Week: DeAndre Tuck

DeAndre Tuck is an illustrator from Baltimore, Maryland. With a mind open to creative exploration, he strives to create work that leaves the interpreting up to the viewer.

How has your upbringing influenced you as an artist today?

As an artist from Baltimore, The Art District plays a heavy role in where I draw influence from. The exposure to various art forms from a young age has taught me that there is no “right” way to create, only discovery through … Read the rest

DAY 2: Academy POSITIONS

With Academy POSITIONS the Berlin Art Fair presents selected works from students and graduates of German art colleges, allowing visitors and collectors to expose themselves to a newer generation of artists while at early stages of their career.

Here are some of the featured young creatives to check out:

ANDREAS STEINBRECHER (@andreas_steinbrecher)

Andreas Steinbrecher, MULTIPORT, 2019, Öl, Pigmentmarker, Tusche auf Leinwand und Baumwolle, 250 x 352cm, Zehnteilig, courtesy of the artist

GABRIELA TETHALOVA (@gabrielatethalova)

Gabriela Těthalová,
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Profile of the Week: Erica Fitzgerald

Erica Fitzgerald is a contemporary sculpture artist who explores the clash between natural and industrial worlds. Her compositions are rooted in ecofeminism with a strong emphasis on environmental awareness that exposes the damage that male-dominated societies have on women and nature. Fitzgerald believes in ethical sourcing of organic and recycled materials.

How has your upbringing influenced you as an artist today?

I grew up in a predominately white, affluent suburban neighborhood. It was safe, everyone basically agreed, and my only … Read the rest

Profile of the Week: Tessa Krieg

Tessa Krieg is an artist, curator and researcher. After graduating from the Pratt Institute in 2020, she now works in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Her practice explores painting, writing, animation, drawing, photography, printing and performance arts. Her passion is taking a visceral hold on culture.

Sent Con, 2020

Do you listen to music while you paint? What do you listen to? My art practice these days involves subjecting my ears to TikToks. From popular entrepreneurial musicians to kids putting iPhones in blenders, … Read the rest