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GIBCA Extended 2021
Secret history installation av Åsa Herrgård
An installation of Åsa Herrgård
Thursday 16 September–Saturday 25 September.
Monday–Wednesday 14–17pmThursday–Sunday 12–17pm
An installation, a story that has its roots from World War II. In 1999, I discovered a mysterious magazine with accompanying clichés in attic of a old house in Dalsland. The family lived in the house downstairs and the attic was rented out during World War II to soldiers guarding the Swedish border with Norway. What happened in the house between 1943 – 45? I have my roots in Ostrobothnia, Finland, and war memories are part of my family’s history. The history of the house and my own became a catalyst for the installation: Hidden history.