Mindpark has together with Caroline & Rebecka, interviewed & portrayed 10 cultural entrepreneurs from different parts of the creative industry regarding how they have handled the Covid-19 crisis. Versatility, incredible positivity, creativity and ingenuity proved. Good movies to watch if you want to get a deeper understanding of our cultural entrepreneurs and be inspired!
This resulted in 10 short films (3min) and a little longer compilation film (16min).
A massive thank’s to the entrepreneurs who participate in the film! <3
And a warm thanks to Armin Pendek who has generously shared his music with us.
The films are created by Caroline Troedsson (Wiggentreefilm) and Rebecka Nilsson (Mindpark) with support from #actionhelsingborg
Albin Ganovic is moving in different fields of the creative industry but always with an audience. So what happens when the physical room for people to meet and share experiences suddenly disappears? Albin is using his creative way to work around “the ordinary”.
This film is in Swedish.
Vivien is a director and cinematographer. From her perspective, this crisis has given us time to reflect, create and talk to each other in a new way. The conditions have changed for us all given us more time to think and be creative. In the film, you’ll see her capture the dancer Rakel Holm to the tunes of Armin Pendek. This film is in Swedish.
“This crisis generates changes and it feels like the art scene was ready for a change! It has happened before so it will most likely happen again, why not now!?” Martin Schibli has done a great deal of re-thinking due to the crisis. Some of the shots are from the gallery Projektrum Hjärne. This film is in Swedish
Ronja, a tattoo artist and illustrator. The big tattoo gatherings have been cancelled and even though she loves the artistic exchanges, the inspiration for new ways to create motifs and the exchange of experience on technical aspects in different machines, she sees this as a perfect opportunity to focus on becoming an even better illustrator. This film is in Swedish.
“There’s so much to do about this, on this and of this! I’m creating stories about people in this situation. The change is so rapid, if I wait, these moments will go away and then the evidence of what happened just a little while ago will go lost.” Sarah Perfekt is a photographer capturing the daily lives of people adapting to the surrounding world. This film is in Swedish.
After six weeks of self-isolation something really got to him, he has never produced as many demos as he has done now, trying to calm his creative needs while missing being on stage. Eskil Simonsson is a part of the electronic Helsingborg band Covenant, they are now focusing on finishing their upcoming album called Fieldworks. This interview was made online and the film is in English.
“We are a little book factory and it’s nice to have all these living meetings, these interactions you get at the book fairs. The fairs make us grounded, it’s our connections to the once reading our books..!” Hegas and Ordstark are, among other things, involving the writers and illustrators to take part of their digital channels to talk to the readers, giving them a voice during these times. This film is in Swedish.
Gathering people around the experience of documentary films is the core business for Doc Lounge, so what do you do and how do you manage the situation when that’s no longer possible? There’s a need for people to share deep experiences together and the project manager Katarina Emgård really had to re-think and re-do instead of giving up to continue to give that gift to people. This film is in Swedish.
Going from having the entire world as customers to only getting Skåningar and Helsingborg citizens became a major change for Ingvar and Travelshop. “It’s like a work of life that just * poff * disappears. Then it is important to find the hidden gems that people have not discovered yet. But Skåne is 900km, there’s infinitely much you can do! ” This film is in Swedish.
Tim Nederup, an artist with many different talents, one of them is graffiti painting and other outdoor arts/street art projects. And as for everyone else, this spring didn’t turn out as planned which required a shift of focus. For example, requests for he’s playground hopscotch has multiplied and as well as requests for other outdoor activities. This film is Swedish.
Entrepreneurs from different areas of the creative industry share how they have adjusted instead of setting during the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. With their versatility, creative thinking and an underlying positivity they are sharing their story on how this has affected them, what has changed and what that really means for them. As well as deeper reflections on how this might change our world and the future of the cultural landscape. This film is in Swedish.