By Monika Larsen Dennis, 2013
The memorial monument ‘Restare’ is located next to the Maritime Museum. It was commissioned by the government to honour personnel from the Swedish Armed Forces and other authorities serving in international peacekeeping efforts. The monument is there for both official ceremonies of various kinds and private moments of reflection. The monument was inaugurated by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf on Veteran Day 2013.
‘Restare’ was created by the artist Monika Larsen Dennis, the winner of the competition held to select an artist for the creation of the monument. The monument was chosen by a jury, with representatives from the Public Art Agency, the Swedish Armed Forces and the Royal Djurgården Administration.