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Vegovision

Perhaps it was a sign of the times that the venue for the vegan fair hosted by Djurens Rätt (Animal Rights) was a former slaughterhouse.  With a pink armband visitors were greeted by a pink pig and a fox, a lure for children to visit the children’s corner of the fair.  Another draw for children (and adults) was ice cream …

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Ingrid

She is facing a large blank sheet of paper at a Creative Mornings breakfast in Malmö. Black shirt, black jeans, black boots and short brown hair is all the audience sees of her, meant to focus the audience on what she is creating. As the keynote speaker begin to talk Ingrid puts marker to paper and translate the words into …

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Justina

Born and raised by classical musician parents Justina was destined to play the piano. Her mother brought her at a young age to a music school where a teacher asked Justina to follow her into a practice room without her mother.  She remembers little of what happened in the room but when she emerged the teacher proclaimed that she would …

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H&M Homecoming

Today it was all gone and the corner teaming with energy. The lines behind red velvet ropes did not represent Swedish aspirations of gender equality as well over 80% were women of varying ages. Most dressed in the darker tones on the scale of 50 shades of Grey contrasting the lighter overcast skies.  At noon the sliding doors opened and …