For one year JM together with the organisation Mentor has conducted a project on the school ”Sjumilaskolan” in Gothenburg. The project has been divided into two parts: the construction of a parkour course at Sjumilaskolans schoolyard, and ”My future residents.” In ”My future residents” the students got to examine the criterias that creates a city for everyone, in particular, students have been thinking about what they want out of their future residents
I want to have large windows. strong>
My future residents will be bright. I do not like dark houses. Sweden is so dark, I’d rather stay in Monaco. I would not stay in the town center where there is too much noise. I do not like the sound of traffic. – Sabarr
Mentor Sweden is a nonprofit organization that works with mentoring for young people. They think that all young people in Sweden deserves a mentor, whether they are happy, sad, bored, passive or get A or F tests. All to all our young people to feel a strong belief in the future and choose to refrain from violence and drugs.
I want to stay inside the city. strong>
In my future residents it does not matter if you look out on lot of cars. I want a small apartment with a French balcony. It is not so important with storage. – Halima S
I was contacted by Anna Maria Fuxén, Business Developer and Project Manager at JM, and was later commissioned to photograph a number of the students who had been involved in the project. It all ended up as a brochure and an exhibition that was visited and praised by Swedish Queen Silvia, who is one of the founders and promoters of the Mentor, and several of Gothenburg politicians.
I think a lot about the environment. strong>
In my future residents, it is important that it is environmentally friendly and efficient heating appliance. It should be easy with the recycling and take little electricity. I want a good sized apartment with just enough furniture and a regular balcony. I prefer to live close to nature, woods and lakes. – Rooda
If you want to see more of the exhibition and when Silvia talks about my pictures you can watch it on Swedish television here!