Thursday , August 11 2022

Politicians react to artworks in Gävle hospital


– I never question the work of art itself. It’s up to the viewer to decide what the art will tell me, but space can be taken into account, says Jennie Forsblom (KD), a regional councilor in the opposition in Gävleborg.

During a performance or live painting at the Gävle Hospital culvert on Monday, artist Fatima Moallim painted a piece of art on one of the walls in the reconstructed section. The pictures caused a lot of backlash on social media among Gävle residents.

Should politicians get involved in the arts?

– Usually not, says Jennie Forsblom.

Watch Jennie Forsblom (KD) explain more in the video above.

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