Länsteatern Gotland is planning a tribute to Ainbusk singer Josefin Nilsson.
– There will be a tribute to Josephine and what she stood for. Something with a very direct address, I think, and where her deeds reflected, says Thomas Sundstrom, director of the County Theater on the island.
Länsteatern Gotland planning a memory arrangement Josefin Nilsson , writes whole island. Still do not have plans progressed very far – neither where, how or when is decided. But the theater has decided to somehow pay homage to the people dear artist.
– We have been asked if we want to do something to pay tribute to Josephine and we want. But I have said that we will decide together with the family and let their agenda be the one to decide when and where it will be held. There is a great need for an arrangement of that kind, we have understood, says Thomas Sundstrom Head of the County Theater on the island.
Many people want to participate in the tribute
Both private individuals and artists have been in touch to express interest in participating in the planned celebration of the event.
– artists have been in various ways, it has been everything from the people has been heard from and said, “it is terrible to happen now, when she was on time with new stuff. If you are going to do something I would like to be involved and contribute. ” Then there’s also people who heard of and just asked if we should do something. I do not want to comment on what I have been in contact with, says Sundström. Josefin Nilsson 1969-2016 Josefin’s mother: “We are desperate”
“excoriation and proximity”
The event has in any case Sundstrom imagined to be on Gotland, however, he predicts that the County Theatre’s premises will be too small for the event. Although nothing is clear at the moment, Thomas has still a vague vision of the tribute event will take shape.
– There will be a tribute to Josephine and what she stood for. As I have said before, excoriation and proximity. Something with a very direct address, I think, and where her deeds reflected her as an artist, says Sundström.