Glimpses of Gothenburg’s History
Glimpses of Gothenburg’s history take you on a historical journey around Västra Nordstan. Nine historical events, each with a unique story. Glimpses of Gothenburg's history are installations and filmed dramatizations in the historic quarters around Kronhuset that can be experienced digitally via QR codes throughout the summer. You can also see the installations and videos here.
Share your glimpses from Gothenburg's history with #gbg400år.
Läser in karta...
Läser in karta...
Experience the filmed dramatizations
- Choose an installation on the map you are curious to see a film adaptation of.
- Click on the installation and you will come to a new page with the film.
- You can also read more about the installation there.
Historieverket has produced Glimpses of Gothenburg’s history. Historieverket works to bring Gothenburg’s cultural heritage to life, mainly in Gathenhielmska Huset and Västra Nordstan. The vision is to promote Gothenburg’s flourishing cultural ecosystem through forms of collaboration. Read more at historieverket.se.
Collective Moves artists have created the installations and films. Collective Moves is an international collective of artists who co-create stories about people and places. Read more at collectivemoves.com.
Alexis K Johnson (UK) Creative Producer & Director, Isabel Lagos (Sweden) Creative Director, Ruta Staseviciute (UK-Lithuania) Art Director, Anton Romanus (Sweden) Production Manager, Chris O’Reilly (Sweden) Communications, Elin Hansson (Sweden) Volunteer Coordinator, Matthew Hornton (Sweden) Rigger
Flocken Media (flockenmedia.com). Lint Art Collective with Lilian Wyse and Victor Crusner
Greta Åberg (Sweden) dancer, Fredrik Åkerblom (Sweden) music score, Selma Åkerblom (Sweden) young performer, Nelly Alverstrand (Sweden) young performer, Jonny Berg (Sweden) performer, Nora Bergström (Sweden) young performer, Martin Bröns (Sweden) performer, Michele Collins (Sweden) performer (www.therosehips.se), Valentina Lorenz Cammans (Sweden) Harpist, Mehrab Dehghanpour (Sweden) young performer, Alison Duddle (UK) designer, maker, director, Annika Frodi-Lundgren (Sweden) aerial artist and performer (circusannika.com), Johannes Fuchs (Sweden) mural artist. Rob Griffith Jones (Sweden) writer, Eliot Gustavsson (Sweden) young actor, Joel Heirås (Sweden) physical theatre performer, Sam Hooper (Sweden) writer, Tinna Ingelstam (Sweden) performer, Peter Jamieson Sinclair (UK) researcher and artist (facebook.com/Jamieson-Sinclair-Fine-Art), Johnny Karhinen (Sweden) maker and creative inventor (uppfinnarjohnny.se), Alison Kirkpatrick (UK) costume, Barnaby King (USA) clown practitioner (clown-spirit.com), Beata Kuczyńska (UK-Poland) fine artist (beatakuczynska.jimdo.com), Gavin Lewery (UK) fabricator and artist, Lisa McQueenie (UK) fine artist and 3D maker (www.linkedin.com/in/lisa-mcqueenie-4117b815b), Monika Mrozowska (UK-Poland) fine artist (titansirens.com), Franck Olofsson (Sweden) director. Sebastian Ruiz Bartilson (Sweden) choreographer, David Sperling Bolander (Sweden) physical theatre artist (sperlingbolander.se), Isabella Schou (Sweden) floral artist (https://www.instagram.com/_._pacha_._/), Marie Schmidt (Sweden) dancer and director, Reimar Schmidt (Sweden) dancer, Dave Young (UK) Fabricator and artist (trans-mutation.com & rag-bone.org), Elizabeth Ward (UK) fine artist (instagram Elizabeth.ward.artist), Erika Webe aka Caracola (Argentina) corporal acrobatic mime artist and clown
(caracolaa.com), Ian Whiteford (Sweden) music composer, Thomas Wegebrand (Sweden) dancer
With thanks to Sven Hagnell, Austin Mitchel-Hewitt, Aloys Gouet, David Griffith-Jones, Gothenburg Opera, Liverpool Everyman Theatre.
Huge thanks to our volunteers. Special thanks to Higab, Tyska Kyrkan, Kultursommarjobbare and Renaissance dance group ‘Fioretto’.