#viärhär is a community-based multimedia project made in collaboration with Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborg & Co, and the Office of City Planing of Gothenburg city. The project placed newly arrived and foreign-born LGBTQI+ persons in center. It is a project that values collaboration from beginning to end, and strives to build an expanding platform for marginalized and otherwise unheard voices to tell their stories in public space.
The project is based on a collaboration between photography and participants’ personal artistic expressions. From poetry to film, from digital processes to photography, a blend of personalities, skils, cultures and talents are driving this project.
From the belief that the city will benefit from increased diversity and inclusion, to Gothenburg we want to exhibit the wealth in experience and creativity that is a large part of this often invisible and forgotten community. It is a way to say:
we are here