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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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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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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 …

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Archetypes

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Project: Sculpture installation Team: Johan Ferner Ström Exhibited: Rosendahl/Stockholm, Galleri nord/Örebro, Galleri Järrestad 15/Österlen Curator: Ateljé Johan Ström Description: What has been an impelling force in the creative process, with these symbols as elements of form, besides the universality of the form itself, is the objects’ status in our inner world of concepts. Symbols establish themselves quickly in our consciousness. The idea …

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Limitati

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Project: Sculpture installation Team: Johan Ferner Ström Exhibited: Simrishamn Art Hall, Skatudden/Grisslehamn Curator: Johan Ström, Susan Bolgar Description: Sand bags – heavy and menacing, always in our presence. Filled with life remnants and memories that sometimes we are not able to see or even less have time to process, they constitute an obstacle to our development and our ability to communicate. …

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The Fruit Park

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Project: Sculptures, play scape Team: Johan Ferner Ström Location: Liljeholmen, Stockholm Client: City of Stockholm Description: As a project during the Cultural Capital year of 1998 I got the opportunity of realizing my idea of creating a playground of sculptures. This resulted in Sebastian’s Playful Fruits, or the Fruit Park™, as it is commonly called. Fourteen giant sized fruit sculptures …

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Memory Mite

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  Art installation/Memory Mite Team: Johan Ferner Ström Exhibited: Galleri nord/Örebro Curator: Ateljé Johan Ström Description: An exploration of how our memory works and and how we can load items that have lost their history with new meaning. I called the graphic edition “Memory Mites”[minneskvalster]. The exhibition grew exciting and consisted in the main of “assemblage”, things gathered together, which become …