The Soap Factory Goes to Sweden

The Soap Factory Goes to Sweden

Earlier this month, The Soap Factory team went abroad to visit our new partners in Tranås, Sweden; Colm Ó Ciarnáin and Emma Wood from Kultivera and representatives from Nya Smaland Project and regional arts Council, Mike Bode, Jörgen Lindvall, and Jonatan Habib Engqvist. In the month of August The Soap Factory will be sending four Minnesota artists to participate in Kultivera’s residency program. During our visit we had the opportunity to not only see where the residents will be staying and working but the opportunity to visit several of the rich cultural institutions in the Smaland region which the artists-in-residence will have access to for inspiration, research, and possible collaborations.

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