Want to paint a tunnel in Helsingborg?

Isn't it amazing to see so much art around the city? From tunnels to walls, there's a whole lot of color being added every few months. Now you have a chance to get involved and try out your creative skills. Helsingborg City is inviting proposals and ideas to repaint a tunnel in the month of July 2020.


Here are a few details about this initiative:


  • Anyone can submit an idea either as an individual or a group of people

  • You can submit a sketch, description and/or an idea presentation of how you would like to repaint the tunnel.

  • The jury will select three finalists in June and then there will be public voting for the final winner.

  • The winner will get the assignment to paint the tunnel and SEK 30,000 along with materials or other costs.

  • The tunnel will be painted at the end of July.


Important points to note:


  • Your artwork should radiate a feeling of positivity. It should be something that is interesting to look at not only from up close, but also when one is approaching the tunnel.

  • Your ideas must be submitted latest by May 17, 2020. Anything received after will not be accepted.

  • You should be available to paint for a continuous period of ten days (maximum) at the end of July.


How to submit an application:


Send your idea/sketch/presentation to moa.sundberg@helsingborg.se


Location of the tunnel:


Under Malmöleden, between Närlunda and Gåsebäcksvägen

(Google maps)


Read more here - https://helsingborg.se/trafik-och-stadsplanering/planering-och-utveckling/tryggare-platser/tavling-mala-tunnel/



Winner 2019:

Last year, a similar contest was held and the winner was Christofer "Sagie" Svedjeby, a graffiti artist. He was commissioned to repaint the pedestrian and bicycle tunnels under the

Oljehamnsleden trail to Gåsebäck which you may have come across already.


Photo from helsingborg.se (c) Bertil Hagberg


ALSO READ: 10 Places To Find Amazing Street Art In Helsingborg

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