THE ANNEX BLOGSMILE OF A MIDSUMMER NIGHT – A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY THROUGH SWEDEN – 30.3.15

Discover the Sweden of Lars Gustafsson and Agneta Blomqvist in 14 photos, from snow-white Lapland down to the coast of Bohuslän and it’s unmistakable monochrome houses. The journey continues in Smile of a Midsummer Night.

Karlskrona - an installation entitled Fårjaglov, (‘Shallwedance’) the work of Malmö-based artist Peter Johansson

Fårjaglov, (‘Shallwedance’) an art installation by Malmö-based artist Peter Johansson, in Karlskrona, a World-Heritage site built on an archipelago.

Skåne

Malmö’s Turning Torso tower, Scandinavia’s tallest tower at 190m.

Västerås

A canal in Västerås, a city whose marshes and forest the authors remember fondly.

Övernattning

A lighthouse and dwellings in Havstenssund – what might life on a fjord be like?

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The Oljeön oil refinery in Ängelsberg, built in 1875

Midusmmer night sun and maypole

The famous maypole and equally famous midsummer night sun

Jönköping - Klockstapeln wooden church

The Klockstapeln wooden church of Jönköping

Ice hike on Lake Mälaren

An ice-hike on Lake Mälaren

Hunneberg

The Hunneberg region, famous for its elk hunt

Gamla Stan Stockholm

Gamla stan, Stockholm’s old town.

Almstriden chainsaw marks 40 years later

Chainsaw marks can still be seen 40 years after the Battle of the Elms took place in Stockholm’s Kungsträdgården

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Stockholm’s beautiful Stadsbiblioteket

Reindeer On Road Kuusamo Lapland

Rush hour on Kuusamo road, Lapland

lapland

Lapland, in all it’s white, peaceful beauty

Find out more about Lars Gustafsson and Agneta Blomqvist’s Sweden in Smile of a Midsummer Night, published by Haus in March 2015.