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The Mirror Pond Park

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Project:  The Mirror Pond Park (Sketch Assignment) Team: Johan Ferner Ström Location: City of Järva Client: Järvastaden Description: The Mirror Pond Park is an oasis in the new cityscape in City of Järva. A green square with a clear definition of its expression. The park is defined with gentle hills in contrast to the straight walkways. The walk ways sides are separated by …

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Captured moon

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Project: Public Art Sjöängen Cultural center (Sketch Assignment) Team: Johan Ferner Ström Location: Askersund Client: City of Askersund Description: Trapped Moon is an interactive multi-functional light sculpture. The sculpture is made considering that it should be in constant change as life and the world in general. The artistic starting point has been to capture the moon’s water mirror pick it up …

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Puckelboll USA

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Project: Interactive sculpture (ongoing project) Team Stockholm: Johan Ferner Ström, Pedro Orenes Team St. Paul: Johan Ferner Ström, Ted Kroeten/JOTP, Jay Pomeroy/AJA inc, Rachel Marcos/JE Dunn Constructions Location: 890 Cromwell Ave, St. Paul 55114 (SSA – South St. Anthony Recreation Center) Awards/Recognitions: Making space Award/Scotland: Shortlisted Siena Price/Sweden: Shortlisted. UN Habitat: The project is included in, “Public space toolkit” Exhibited: *Century of the Child: Exhibition …

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Puckelboll Sweden

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Project: Interactive sculpture Team Stockholm: Johan Ferner Ström, Dan Johansson/Lab 71, Rune Ney, Sara Heppling Trygg, Sofia Brydolf/City of Stockholm Team Malmö: Johan Ferner Ström, Anders Dahlbäck/Ramböll, Sten Göransson & Emma Johnasson/City of Malmö Photo cred: David Puig Serinyà/Glósóli Ateljé Location: Kroksbäcksparken/Malmö/Sweden Skärholmen/Stockholm/Sweden Awards/Recognitions: Making space Award/Scotland: Shortlisted Siena Price/Sweden: Shortlisted. UN Habitat: The project is included in, “Public space toolkit” Exhibited: …

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Dragon eggs

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Project: Dragon eggs Team: Johan Ferner Ström, Nyréns Architects Category: Light sculptures Location: Drakenbergsparken/Stockholm Client: City of Stockholm Description: As a complement to Ulf Sucksdorfs popular play sculpture ”The Dragon” from 1975 that is located in Drakenbergsparken/Stockholm, I sculpted 5 luminous eggs. The sculptures would act as friendly playing forms in the daytime, and offer a magical light in the evening.

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Project One

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Project: Drawings Team: Johan Ferner Ström Exhibited: Ongoing project Description: ”One” project started as a picture diary. I started every morning with making a picture and limited working hours. One way to challenge my creativity while also finding closure. The project is underway and the goal is 365 images. I will also select some images to be reformulated into sculptures.

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Sculptecture

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Project: Smart city garden (competition entries EWA Stockholm) Team: Johan Ferner Ström, Pedro Orenes/Architect Location: Unspecified Sculptecture: The sculptecture project works as a multi-functional sculptural building on a plaza somewhere. A place for meetings and to share experiences. The competition proposal focused on cooperation; artist-architect and citizens and how these actors can cross-fertilize one another if allowed cooperating in the early stages with new …

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Glownes

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Project: Glowing Cones Team: Johan Ferner Ström, Taggen Miljö & Landskap Photo cred: David Puig Serinyà/Glósóli Ateljé Category: Light sculptures Location: Mälarhöjden/Stockholm/Sweden Client: Svenska Bostäder Description: In a space between two houses at Mälarhöjden/Stockholm I constructed five light sculptures. The design process resulted in a group of enlarged glowing pine cones. The sculptures correspond with the existing majestic pines already present in this …

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Acorns

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Project: Acorn Light Team: Johan Ferner Ström, Nyréns Architects Category: Light sculptures Location: Bredäng/Stockholm/Sweden Client: Svenska Bostäder Description: As a paraphrase of The ”Glownes” located at Mälarhöjden, glowing between two buildings, a few acorns have strayed down from the oaks at Vita liljans väg/Bredäng in Stockholm. They finally landed on the grass to spread a warm light for residents and visitors in …

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Time

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Project: Art installation/Land art Team: Studio Johan Ferner Ström Exhibited: Simrishamn Art hall, Gislövs stjärna (outside) Curator: Susan Bolgar Description: ”Where all possibilities exist – there are no longer any possibilities” (Beuys). Where all time exists – there can be no time. The mass media out-put grows larger and larger. Clever teams work in shifts in order to find new …