ISLAND OF LIGHT 2019
Island of Light 2019 took place along two routes called “Smögen Light Walk – Bryggan” and “Smögen Light Walk – Sandö”. Read about the artists of 2019 down below.
Kari Kola – FIN
#11: Frequensis – Monumental Installation
This Art Light Installation was showed in Durham 2017. Now you can see it an totally different area. Follow the path on the west side of Smögen called “Kleven”, and you won’t believe your eyes!
Yvette Mattern – US
#4: The Global Rainbow – Monumental laser installation
An ongoing public artwork by Artist Yvette Mattern commissioned by Island of Light, Smögen /Sweden. The Global Rainbow has been seen in big citys all around the world since 2009, so this year it’s the 10th year anniversery. The lasers will be placed at the island Hållö, directed over Smögen. This will be something beyond imagination!
Daniel Canogar – ESP/US
#12: Asalto – Monumental Projection
The art work Asalto by Daniel Canogar will be projected on the Water Tower of Smögen – For the first time in 360°! Local people will find themselves climbing and crawling up to the top of Smögen.
Lena Mattsson – SWE
#9: Perception of time and space – Monumental audiovisual projection in 3 parts.
Music: Conny C-A Malmqvist
The area Vallevik is located at the west part of Smögen. A place containing granite rocks, the ocean and the sky. Add three audiovisual projections and you’ll get stunned!
Aleksandra Stratimirovic – SER/SWE
#6: Underworld – Monumental Installation
Music: Leonel Kaplan
Aleksandra is an international light artist and designer with a wide range of expressions. Last week she was earning an Lightning technics award in Stockholm.
Svärmorstunga – SWE
#14: Boreal – Monumental Audiovisual 3D mapping Projection
If you were at Island of Light 2018 you’ll remember the fantastic audiovisual 3d-projection at Vallevik! Now they’re back with a new piece of audiovisual art, but this time at the peninsula Sandö. You don’t want to miss that!
Pascal Kulcsar – GER
#10: Flashlines – Interactive Projection at two spots
Be involved in an interactive facade projection with stunning effects. So cool, do not miss it!
Cecilia Ömalm – SWE
#3: Temple – Installation
In her artistic work, Cecilia Ömalm often relies on places, rooms and permits. She is perhaps best known for her digital collage – often huge, detailed black and white images where the viewer is invited to peek into mysterious rooms.
Cooper & Gorfer – AUS/US
#7: Excerpts from the Volumes – Monumental Projection
The artist duo are known for their distinct hybrid portraits. Their photo-based collages are anchored in an anthropological research of people, place and the genius loci. These images will now be shown, projected in the Smögen harbour.
Mikael Richter – SWE
#8: Ljushus and Gloriebänkar – 2 art light installations
Mikael Richter wants his art to surprise, puzzle, comment, make visible and ask questions.The simple basic elements should create changing patterns as you move around the artwork.
Heather Keith – CAN/SWE
#13: Hidden heart – Installation
Heather was part of Island of Light 2018 with several magical pices of art, based on recycled fishing equipment. This year you’ll find her installation at Smögen Light Walk Sandö.
Wilhelm – SWE
The festival Soundtrack.
Johan Lager aka Wilhelm: “The foundation of my music is simple melodies, soaked in guitars and textures of sounds, electronic loops and drums – creating my own personal world of sound”.