Prästholmen, Boden

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A house. A journey into society. At Prästholmen, asylum seekers live in one of the multi-dwelling units surrounded by empty green spaces.

Current events

Below you can read current information about Art is happening in Prästholmen, Boden 

The Livingroom as art

In collaboration with residents and other actors in Prästholmen, Boden, artist and architect Sandi Hilal has transformed an apartment 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. Starting from September 1st 2018 the Living Room is opened and ready to be used.

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Art is Happening

Prästholmen is part of Art is happening

2016-2018 Public Art Agency Sweden will focus on public art in late modernist dwelling area, built 1965-1974. A part of the governments Taking place-project.