jag saknar dig (i miss you) is a very personal and limited zine made by my friend michelle fleming from baltimore. michelle is a graphic design major with a passion for printmaking & bookarts. we both met during our exchange semester in sweden, had fika a lot & shared some safety, some fear. now back in our old homes, we're both missing sweden a lot. in her zine she writes about her personal experience in sweden, the people she met & how all this influenced her. this september i'm going to visit her, baltimore & the u.s. for the first time. i'm so excited!
a closer view on some details of my beautiful small room, redecorated & most of the time full with light. after 3 years, still a life out of boxes and after 3 years, i'll pack the bags, i'm leaving here. not knowing where to go now, but i'll probably never know… i just hope we meet us there.
where do i want to go? where do i want to live? i have to keep moving, but i can't decide which way to go. göteborg, malmö, copenhagen, hamburg, leipzig, berlin? i should not worry about it, because in the end everything will be okay. maybe somewhere someone is waiting for me. i feel comfortable thinking about the future and i will make the right choice. photo from berlin.
the other day in berlin i met sandra, johan & geneviève for a lovely fika in friedrichshain. sandra & johan showed me their favorite coffee place & afterwards we had tasty beer & cider from a microbrewery nearby. this day was covered with a lot of sunshine & interesting conversations & thoughts about people, their small cultural differences and how they're somehow all similiar in the end. i still think it's funny how many swedish people want to leave their country and move ex. to berlin, and cats like me, who fell in love with sweden, so want to move to sweden someday soon. it was so very nice meeting all of you & i'm looking forward seeing you & berlin again in august / september.