Utbyta idéer och arbeta tillsammans

Under 2014 färdigställde vi vår guide till att starta residensprogram. Ett residensprogram – efter engelskans artist in residency –  kan variera stort i form och genomförande. Det handlar om att en eller flera konstnärer bjuds in för att bo och arbeta [...]

What is Tomma Rum?

Tomma Rum (Empty Spaces) is a self-organised platform and artist group for cultural and artistic exchange. Each summer all participants together arrange a residency in a smaller conurbation in Sweden. Tomma Rum is about the meeting and the creation of [...]


Västervik is one of the largest municipalities in southern Sweden, and also a historically significant harbor city. The urban area has 21,314 inhabitants. The Archipelago atmosphere will hit tyou as soon as you leave the train station. Especially during the summer months, the city is a popular tourist destination, making this a somewhat odd bird in Tomma Rum's repertoire. At the heart of Småland 's coastline, we find the city's architectural jewelery, a neoclassical former hot bath house.[...]