During the spring, PinPin has been part of a very exiting project called Leklabb (Play Lab) together with Not Quite in Fengersfors in Dalsland, Sweden. Not Quite is a creative place and a network, where professional artists, craftsmen and designers work and are involved in different projects. You can read more about Not Quite on […]
This year in February we returned to Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan, and the annual International Snow Sculpture Contest. Together with Jens Thoms Ivarsson (Director of Design and Strategy) and Arne Bergh (Creative Director) of the ICEHOTEL we created the sculpture ”Frozen Wilderness”. The idea was to highlight the untouched nature of northern Sweden, and […]
During this winters session at the ICEHOTEL, we did not only create our Art Suite ”Beam Me Up!”, but we also did a project where we were filming a number of artist presentation movies. These movies are now online on the ICEHOTEL website, please check them out here!
And so the last day came… at last! Time to make all final adjustments, clean out all trash snow, ice, tools and everything else that was not supposed to be in there. And fix the bed! We like to be very accurate when we do things, so when it was time to put the wooden […]
The day before the last day… It was starting to feel now, the time pressure. On this day we built the bed frame and Martin continued with the lights. We finished up some loose ends and started to feel really good about the atmosphere in the room. Check check check it out!
The last pice of the ice wall was placed and glued. The glue we use here, when gluing together ice, is ordinary tap water. You just have to get it really cold before you pour it on, which frankly isn’t very hard up here. We made a big effort to get the walls as ready […]
The bad thing about having a timelapse camera is when you forget it at home. That’s what happened on this morning. That’s why you can’t see how we got the medium sized UFO up on the ice pillar. Maybe it flew by it self? We don’t know… This day was also the day when Martin […]