Culture / Society

From losing his job to designing the award-winning album cover art for Rosalía: The surreal success story of Viktor Hammarberg

By Olivia Ekelund

Viktor is wearing his own clothes. Photo: Erik Pousette

During the pandemic, Swedish multidisciplinary artist Viktor Hammarberg’s cheeky creations leapt from his own Instagram onto the album covers of some of the world’s most celebrated artists. Between commissions for Rosalía and Peggy Gou, Hammarberg finds time to make an exclusive artwork for the pages of Vogue Scandinavia