• photography by AGNES STRAND
    stylist ANNA SUNDELIN / Agent Bauer
    make up EMELIE WOOD
    hair CAMILLA JÄRVÅS
    dress MATILDA ENVALL
    gloves HANDSOME

    Rebecca Scheja

    Written by Anna Sundelin

    Swedish actress, producer, songwriter, singer and DJ, she’s part of the DJ duet Rebecca& Fiona with Fiona Fitzpatrick. They won a Grammy in 2011 and 2015.

    What is your dream project?
    Oh shit, I have many dream projects. One of them is to develop my production and writing skills to be able to compose film music. I’ve always been so fascinated by how much music and sounds sets the mood and could change the whole experience of a scene. Another dream is to keep building our record label ‘Big Romantic Music’ and work with upcoming artists, guiding them throughout their creative journey.

    How did you become interested in this field?
    I’ve been singing since I was a kid. I went to a music school and was always pretty sure that I would end up working with music somehow. But it wasn’t until I met Fiona that I found my way home musically. We had the same interest in dance music and started to DJ and produce almost immediately after getting to know each other.

    What did you learn a little too late?
    Hmm… I don’t feel like I’ve learned anything too late. I’m still learning and loving every minute of it.

    How would you describe your aesthetics?
    As performers and artists, we’ve been through many different styles, inspired by the 80’s and late 90’s. We decided early on that we didn’t want to inspire young people to mass consumption or in changing your appearance, but to invest in your interests and finding your own unique style. And the best way to do that is to buy secondhand clothes.

    Would you describe yourself as more of a pessimist or a dreamer?
    As a private person I’m a hopeless romantic but a pessimist when it comes to work. Probably to be able to get shit done and to not be fooled over by men in the industry swell, haha!

    What gives you energy? 
    Music, friends, family and one or another tasty pasta is necessary for me to function.

    What is the best thing about being an artist based in Sweden?
    I’m just so happy that Sweden got a political system that allows you to try out creative subjects in school, so that I was able to find my interest early on. After that, I’m happy that people don’t talk that much about what they want to do, they just make it happen. I think that’s why there’s so much great music coming from Sweden. That and the total fucking darkness that is, haha.

  • photography by AGNES STRAND
    stylist ANNA SUNDELIN
    make up EMELIE WOOD
    hair CAMILLA JÄRVÅS
    jacket ANASTASIA JANSÄTER

    Elliphant

    Written by Anna Sundelin

    Swedish singer, songwriter and rapper. She is current with the single ”Could This Be Love”.

    What is your dream project?
    My dream project would be to bring my family and travel all over the world with a studio bus and make music with local artist and producers on the most amazing spots. Like deep in the jungle far out in the desert and on top of the mountain!


    How did you become interested in this field?
    Music has always been obvious in my family home, it was so natural in our house that I never really had an interest in it, it was like the moon and the sun, something beautiful I took for granted and never thought I’d use to express myself with… But it was always important for me to process my life through art, so I first bloomed by painting and with photography, then life had a different plan for me and through traveling and being super into the underground music scene, I slowly morphed into being a music artist. It was never my plan to become Elliphant, but I’m forever grateful to life for this blessing.

    What did you learn a little too late?
    How amazing collaboration is! That art making is pure magic when you share the process with someone. Before, I was always lonely in my creativity and that made me a control freak, but when I started writing songs, I was depending on the producer’s. Cos I don’t know how to play any instruments or music programming, so I had to let go of all prestige and trust the process. Soon, I fell in love with the feeling I got from making something unexpected with someone that I sometimes didn’t even know before that. It’s still what I love most with making music, to depend on someone else and make a song from the air between me and a stranger.

    How would you describe your aesthetics?
    I don’t think I have any aesthetic, am all over the place. I can’t make up my mind in general, but when it comes to my appearance am extra ambivalent. I think I want to be perceived all clean looking with a naturally fresh glow like cute freckles, summer breeze vibes. But I seem to have some ‘un washable’ dirt under my nails and a messy hair (and spirit) that’s impossible to untangle so that’s definitely not the case. My aesthetic is in the eyes of the viewer I guess, lol.

    Would you describe yourself as more of a pessimist or a dreamer?
    A dreamer for sure. I enjoy dreaming maybe a little too much, for me it doesn’t matter if a dream come to life or not, cos it’s the dream itself that matter. My boyfriend goes crazy with me dreaming away all the time, but I never want to waste a moment of dreaming just because it realistically not gonna happen. It’s the moment that matter for me and 99% of my dreams stay as dreams and that’s all good. I don’t understand people that don’t care to dream cos they’re afraid of disappointment.

    What gives you energy? 
    Nature. And the love I have in my friends and my family.

    What is the best thing about being an artist based in Sweden?
    Sweden is a great place both now and historically when it comes to art in general. It’s a small country with big creative fire. I haven’t worked on music in Sweden so much in the past but are planning on doing my next album here and am very excited about that cos there is so much talent concentrated here. I actually can’t wait to start! Soon, as my daughter don’t need me 24/7 and this COVID shit pass I will jump into the northern sea of stars and create some pure magic am sure. Blisseh!

  • photography by AGNES STRAND
    stylist ANNA SUNDELIN  / Agent Bauer
    make up EMELIE WOOD
    hair CAMILLA JÄRVÅS
    top AMALIE RØGE HØVE
    earrings CHARLOTT VASBERG

    Fiona Fitzpatrick

    Written by Anna Sundelin

    Swedish musician and ex climber champion. She’s part of the DJ duet Rebecca&Fiona with Rebcca Scheja. They received the Stockholm City magazine price for the best representation of Stockholm with their tv series.

    What is your dream project?
    The dream is to be able to work with music and make a living from it all of my life. 

    How did you become interested in this field?
    I was forced into it by my father who gave me synthesizers for Christmas every year

    How would you describe your aesthetics?
    At the moment it’s all 80's, but i only care about interior design. I’m obsessed with the IKEA Catalogue from 1983. That’s my bible.

    Would you describe yourself as more of a pessimist or a dreamer?
    A total dreamer.

    What gives you energy? 
    Climbing in the mountains.

    What is the best thing about being an artist based in Sweden?
    During most of the year the weather is so depressing and totally paralysing so you can only make music.

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