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EXHIBIT 2

site-specific monumental projection

ANDREW SCOTT/ ENGLAND

Location 1

The work should be seen as the love-child  born of the entwinement of

Michel Chions concept of ”synchresis” and John Whitneys writing

concerning  “complementarity”.

Note to the public: This work contains no intellectual content.

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LUXTRIPLICATA

interactive light installation

JOHAN F. KÄLLMAN/ SWEDEN

Location 2

Källman's artistic practice is a mixture of light, color, sound and optics where

he brings all of these elements together in an attempt to make art more inclusive, accessible and playful. To Island of Lights 2023 the artist presents his interactive light-installation Luxtriplicata.

Luxtriplicata is an interactive light-installation that showcases when light, art and technology merge together to become something playful and inclusive. The installation gives the visitors a chance to experience and investigate the color spectra's and patterns that occur when white light refracts through glass prisms. The main idea of Luxtriplicata is that the visitors are allowed to touch the artwork. They can play and build with the prisms and spin the plate

to create the light art around themselves in 360°. In addition to the prism installation, the visitors also can explore how light actually sounds through an interactive piece that converts light waves into sound waves.


VARIATIONER 

site-specific light installation

STUDENTS FROM PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL, GÖTEBORG, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF 

EMMA-KARA NILSSON/ SWE​DEN

Location 3

With Light and Sound the location is changed, from the bottom to the top. Diversity is an overall theme of the work.

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METAF(OR)ISK

site specific 3D mapped projection
KRISTINA EDLUND AND STUDENTS FROM

THE AUDIOVISUAL PROGRAM, DALARNA UNIVERSITY /SWEDEN

 Location 4

The artist, Kristina Edlund, gives the facade a new life through projection mapping. Metaf(or)isk comes back to Island of Light in a new version when the former student from the Audiovisual program re-visits the semi-interactive artwork. In the center of the fishing village, visitors find a strange fish with a fishing rod trying it’s luck among the shadows.


 SOL

site-specific light installation

TAMAR FRANK / HOLLAND  

Location 5

The light installation Sol consists of six amber colored light lines that form

a perfect half circle. Mounted above the water by the boathouse the lines continue in the water reflection creating a perfect circle. It is a visualization

of the setting sun, a beacon, a source and a focus point that draws

the spectators towards it as they walk along the boardwalk.

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MAGMA

monumental projection

ANT DICKINSON / WALES

Location 6

Through the use of light and sound, Welsh Artist Ant Dickinson transforms

the rock face into magma, transporting the audience back to when it was formed deep within the Earth’s crust millions of years ago.

‘Magma’ is a site specific, multiple gobo projection artwork. Gobos are

an image projection method pre-dating moving image data projection

by around 100 years back to late 1800s. For this artwork, the cracks

of the rockface have been printed on to glass, another substance,

that in it’s natural form is created through the cooling of magma.

The piece is a window in time.

 

A constantly pulsating presence. The rock itself alive.


light AND nature

live  performance

STUDENTS FROM PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL, GÖTEBORG, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF

EMMA-KARA NILSSON/ SWEDEN

Location 7

Light in Nature- An Investigative Meeting

Light Performance – Together we investigate the meeting between Nature, Light and the spectators.

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UNDERWORLD III

site-specific monumental installation

ALEKSANDRA STRATIMIROVIC / SWEDEN

Location 8

“Underworld” is a spatial light and sound installation in form of luminous forms depicting imaginary undersea settlement. Project emerged for Island of Light in 2019 with the aim to put attention onto sensitive sea life and its fragile environment. With this work artist wants to raise awareness over

ecological problems.

 

The concept takes inspiration from very specific marine environment

of the west coast of Sweden. “Underworld” is created through on-going

and inspiring collaboration with “Sotenäs Marine Recycling Center” which takes care of discarded fishing gear, ghost net and ocean plastic

that is collected from the shorelines from all over Sweden.

 

NOWNOWNOW 

Scan the qr code to experience an invisible art exhibition in the sky…

augmented reality and projection experience 

JACOB  FELLÄNDER/ SWEDEN

Location 9

What is a photography? The most common definitions is “one frozen moment”. When I first picked a camera I was obsessed with capturing

the perfect image. I wanted to understand every aspect of  image-making in order to fully control the process like my masters and Ansel Adams and Robert Frank. But I quickly realized that the pursuit of perfection would leave me more frustrated than inspired. Luckily I had a great mentor at Flagler College who encouraged me to experiment with old beat up, pawnshop smelling cameras. Some of them over a hundred years old.

The first attempts were disastrous and the negatives turned out all black.

But after insane amount of hours in the dark room, strange but interesting things starters to appear. I realized that this way I could challenge and expand the very definition of image-making. By giving up perfection I could reach places I didn’t even know existed. My images evolved to be several moments, perspectives, places and dimensions, all at the same time. Augmented and virtual realities can now flow through time and space and transform into fashion, architecture and music.

Now now now.

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SHADES IN MOVEMENTS 

Monumental  Projection 

CATRIN EDVARSEN / SWEDEN

Location 10

SHADES IN MOVEMENTS is an installation consisting of dance films by, in and outside water, which turn into colors.

 
BREATH OF THE HAZE

site-specific monumental projection 

SATOSHI KUDO  / JAPAN

Location 11

In this work artist Satoshi Kudo expresses the braids of the hands repeatedly woven with memories and fluctuations of his own body, through appearance of the samurai.

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ASALTO, Smögen II

monumental projection

DANIEL CANOGAR/  SPAIN

Location 12

The art work Asalto will be projected on a rock wall, in Nature, in Smögen – 270 Local people will find themselves climbing and crawling together up to the top of the rock


OCEAN ARTIVISM

underwater art vernissage

BJORN BERTOFT / JULIA MALDONADO 

Location 12 A

The climate statement sailing project 100% Sun Wind Water sailed around for five years promoting sustainable lifestyle alternatives. One was living toxic-free. The graffiti artist Julia Maldonado, from Cozumel, Mexico, was given the boat’s hull as a canvas for her art, and she used it all the way down to the keel... Her characteristic ink art was projected onto the hull and painted by hand with toxic-free boat coating. We invite divers and anyone with a snorkel mask to experience the entire artwork at the Diving Center

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THE OWL

monumental projection

BERTRAND GADENNE/ FRANCE

Location 13

Bertrand Gadenne’s practice is underpinned and inspired by nature. With his playful portrays of animals; Gadenne prompts us to reflect on human behaviours, and on the animal life today. In modern society with its growing urbanisation, the natural habitats of animals have had to give way for human expansion and its environmental consequences. Gadenne explores scale, contributing to the surprising effects. He sparks wonder and fascination, and blends comedy with seriousness.  


OPEN SKY CiNEMA

art & nature

NATURFILMARNA 

MILJÖJÄGARNA
SVANTE LYSÉN
STEFAN EK
ALEX DWASON
BJÖRN BERTOFT

Location 14

 

Naturfilmarna is a non profit association that connects nature filmmakers from Sweden. Naturfilmarna is represented by Svante Lysén and Stefan Ek. 

Svante Lysén presents his film ” The island Käringön- an outpost in the sea” (57 min.) a story about a very different society and their 400 year history, that is located approximately 30 km south of Smögen.

Stefan Ek presents a project within Naturfilmarna - ”Miljöjägarna”.

 

This projects purpose is to inspire youths engagement in environmental questions and filmmaking. In Open Sky, we present seven short nature documentaries- From Forest to Ocean, with focus on the challenges of our time.


The films are produced within the project, during the years 2020-2023.
 

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