The first addition of Bleck Forest Festival took place 5-7 July in Hellas, just outside of central Stockholm.
Jocke Åhlund’s multiple bands and projects and Blenda’s genre-defying tracks and burgeoning label are only some indication of their creative output. The Forumist caught up with them to talk about their ambition, artistry and drive
Intoxicating new material is taking the Swedish songstress Lykke Li in a new direction. Her message? Change can sometimes be painful, but it’s an essential part of life if you’ve any hope of growing as a person.
The Swedish music scene never stays still. Meet two of the faces currently changing the soundscape with their honest and compelling artistry.
Looking back at more than 20 years in the business, David Shrigley, one of Britain’s most renowned and loved artists, opens up for an honest dialogue about his work, its meaning and its place in the history of art.
In a world where trends and social norms spread at a rapid pace, the desire to stay true to one’s true self is perhaps stronger than ever. Which is why The Forumist is celebrating Dr. Martens, that instantly recognisable icon of originality, and the fearless faces of Sweden’s fashion future.
Meet the global nomads – the young people bringing their rich cultural influences and diversity to Sweden’s shores and changing the landscape for the better.