REVOLUTION GRAFFITI – Street Art of the New Egypt

The Egyptian Revolution that began on 25 January 2011 immediately gave rise to a wave of popular political and social expression in the form of graffiti and street art that were almost unknown under the old regime. Mia Gröndahl has followed and documented the rapidly changing graffiti art of the new Egypt from its beginnings, and […]

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TAHRIR SQUARE – The Heart of the Egyptian Revolution

Tahrir Square – A visual celebration of the spirit of Tahrir. When Egyptians began demonstrating against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak on 25 January 2011, few could anticipate that the demonstrations would grow into a revolution to astonish the world. Millions of Egyptians were soon joining in every day in cities across the country, […]

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GAZA GRAFFITI – Messages of Love and Politics

A photographic exploration of Gaza’s writing on the wall. Graffiti began in Gaza in 1987, during the first Intifada, when there was no Palestinian television or radio in the Gaza Strip, and no newspapers: the messages that spread along the walls became an important means of communication. Over the years, all political groups have had […]

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TO JERUSALEM – In the Steps of Eight Swedes and a Finn

Jerusalem is never far away in Sweden. In fact, it is just next door for many Swedes. Our long country is dotted from north to south with villages, hills, moorlands, mills, meadows, and mountains that have borrowed their names from the faraway Holy City. In all, thirty-eight “Jerusalems” are registered in the Swedish Place-name Register. […]

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IN HOPE AND DESPAIR – Life in the Palestinian Refugee Camps

More than fifty years after the establishment of the State of Israel, almost four million Palestinian refugees are still waiting to return to their old homeland, most of them living under harsh conditions in overcrowded camps in the Occupied Territories and other countries in the Middle East. It is a wait that has now been […]

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ÖSTERLENSKA TRÄDGÅRDAR

I Österlenska Trädgårdar får vi stifta bekanskap med femton olika, mycket personliga och oerhört vackra trädgådar. Boken handlar om trädgårdsmänniskor som genom intresse och skaparkraft förverkligat sina drömmar. Journalisten Mia Gröndahl har lockat dem att själva berätta om sina älskade trädgårdar. Det gynnsamma österlenska klimatet avspeglas i de unika, högst privata, miljöerna som genom denna […]

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ÄPPELRIKET – När äpplet blev en frukt för alla

Äppelgudinnan Pomona skänker fruktbarhet och evigt liv. Engelsmännen beställer nästan lika ofta cider som öl på puben och den största delen av alla svenska äpplen kommer från Äppelriket. Detta och mycket mer finns att läsa i efterföljaren till succén Österlenska trädgårdar. Äppelriket är en mångsidig bok om äpplen där nytagna bilder, konst och gamla fotografier […]

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EN SVENSKA I JERUSALEM – A SWEDE IN JERUSALEM

En svenska i Jerusalem och den svenska skolan 1922-1948. A Swede in Jerusalem : Signe Ekblad and the Swedish school 1922-1948. Redaktion / editors: Sune Fahlgren, Mia Gröndahl, Kjell Jonasson ; översättare / translators: Daniel Braw, Axel Wernhoff. Svenska Jerusalemsföreningen (utgivare) ISBN 978-91-633-9974-9 (Svenska Jerusalemsföreningen) Växjö : Svenska Jerusalemsföreningen ; 2012

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