Author Archives: Malin Kim

Malin Kim lives in the countryside of West Sweden and works as a doctor. Her interest in cultural history awoke early and has resulted in long journeys in different parts of the world. Malin runs the honourable blog Cultural memory as a response to the fact that Swedish cultural policy has increasingly lost interest in the content of Swedish culture and its own cultural heritage.
7 exciting burial mounds around Sweden

The burial mounds and their surrounding environments have much to tell us about their time. Often they were [...]

13 beautiful cultural reserves from all over Sweden

There are currently 45 cultural reserves in Sweden - a wide variety of particularly valuable cultural [...]

Carl Larsson (1853-1919) - One of our most popular artists

Carl Larsson (1853-1919) is perhaps our most popular artist and one of the world's greatest watercolourists. [...]

A cultural and historical discovery in Hälsingland

The town of Bollnäs in Hälsingland is surrounded by a vibrant cultural and historical landscape and is a good [...]

Three Swedish works of art with a special history

A country's art has a lot to say about its history and culture. Below are three [...]

Albertus Pictor - our foremost medieval artist

One of the 15th-century artists who left the strongest legacy in Sweden is Albertus Pictor (Albrekt Painter), [...]

Cultural and historical pearls of Tidan

The community of Tidan in western Sweden, with just under a thousand inhabitants, is perhaps unfamiliar to most people. [...]

Gotland's picture stones - an overlooked part of our cultural heritage

The messages carved in stone are a unique part of the Swedish cultural heritage. I [...]

The wall decoration - a cultural reflection in words and pictures

In Sweden there is a long tradition of adorning the walls of the home with textile decorations in [...]

Södra Råda old church soon to be rebuilt - entirely with medieval techniques

The reconstruction of the old church of Södra Råda in Visnum, Värmland, is making rapid progress. The summer [...]