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Floating Pictures is a Stockholm based art production company creating site specific events in the public space, using projection technology, light installation, film and video art. Our goal is to enable more people to express themselves in the public space through projection based art.

Floating Pictures explores new and democratizing visualization and expressions through  projection technology and interactive media. We engage with communities in Sweden and beyond through collaborations with schools, groups, artists, researchers  we aim to create visually and artistically innovative exhibitions and events. Our main partners are Digital Art Center, DAC, at the Department for Computer Science at Stockholm University.

About

Floating Pictures started in 2013  as a video art festival called Floating Pictures Stockholm in the rigg of sailing ship S/Y Maria Sofia belonging to founder and Creative Producer Frida Wikström. Since then the name stuck but we have developed the type of events and installation that we create.  First and formost we create interactive light art installation in the public space where audience participation is the key factor. Since the start we have collaborated with schools, preschools, festivals, other production companies, communication agencies and city officials both in Sweden and internationally. Continue reading “About”

Projects

Floating Pictures are aiming to create events, installations and projects which engage, surprise and include its participants. Looking at our public spaces as open canvases for everyone to get engaged in, we explore technology as a material which can make anyone into a creator and a change maker of our open spaces. Our projects are developed in collaboration with art producers, programers, urban planners, teachers and the public. Check out what is happening now as well as previous projects under the Projects tab.

News

Check out our new film for the Childrens Nobel project

We are really proud to be launching the trailer for Barnens Nobel  (The Childrens Nobel). In the project, children have explored different Nobel prize winning innovations through painting  and texts. The children’s images and reflections have then been compiled into an animated audio-visual facade projection. The project had about 120 participating children. The film has english subtitles

The Trace of Light projekt film is now finished

Trace of Light connects a dancer / choreographer, a textile / costume designer, a lighting artist, a filmmaker and the development studio at the Digital Art Center at the Department of Computer and Systems Science at Stockholm University. The project aims to explore how the dancer’s movements can create a ‘light painting’ on a facade …

Floating Pictures is a Stockholm based art production company creating site specific events in the public space, using projection technology, light installation, film and video art. Our goal is to enable more people to express themselves in the public space through projection based art.

Floating Pictures explores new and democratizing visualization and expressions through  projection technology and interactive media. We engage with communities in Sweden and beyond through collaborations with schools, groups, artists, researchers  we aim to create visually and artistically innovative exhibitions and events. Our main partners are Digital Art Center, DAC, at the Department for Computer Science at Stockholm University.