Franchise Freedom a flying sculpture 

Franchise Freedom is represented by Pace Gallery


Franchise Freedom - a flying sculpture by Studio Drift is a performative artwork at the interface between technology, science, and art. An autonomous flying swarm of 300 drones, Franchise Freedom exposes the tension between individual freedom and safety in numbers.  Music composed and played by Joep Beving.

Short documentary Studio Drift: Coded Nature

We follow the Dutch duo Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta – the founders of Studio Drift – while they are preparing themselves for their first ever museum solo in the Netherlands. The exhibition Studio Drift: Coded Nature is on view in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam until August 26, 2018. Film by Xinix Films 

DRIFTER at the Armory show in New York



Drifter calls on the viewer to reconsider our relationship with our environment, which is often accepted as static and lifeless. 



Tree of ténére IS REPRESENTED BY PACE GALLERY. Debut performance at BURNING MAN 2017


The Tree of Ténéré is an interactive light sculpture with 175.000 led's, referring to the strongest natural symbol of life flourishing in the most difficult circumstances. The Tree of Ténéré is a collaboration between Zachary Smith, Alexander Green, Mark C. Slee and Studio Drift. 




Meadow is an interactive site specific installation. Most man-made objects have a static form, while everything natural in this world including people, are subject to constant metamorphosis and adaptation to their surroundings. Meadow is the result of the question how an inanimate object can mimic those changes that express character and emotions.


Studio drift with Semblance selected as key innovators by AD

A film by James Harris / Jose Gomez for Architectural Digest 2016


Studio Drift's first major outdoor commission called Semblance. 14 falling and retracting pieces, dancing over 25 meters in the centre of London. Find them at Citizen M London Bridge.


The making of FLYLIGHT 

flylight is represented by carpenters workshop gallery


A film about how and why we create Flylight. This film shows the development and production of a commission in Miami.


IN 20 STEPS at the venice art biennale 

in 20 steps is represented by pace gallery


A film about Studio Drift exhibiting at ‘Glasstress 2015 Gotika’ at the Venice Biennale 2015. We presented our new site specific installation In 20 Steps on Murano at the Berengo Foundation curated by the State Hermitage Museum Sint Petersburg. An installation about understanding the human desire of Flight.


The making of Shylight at the rijksmuseum

Shylight is represented by pace gallery


A film about the creation and making of our Shylight installation in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam the Netherlands. 


the making of Fragile Future

Fragile future is represented by carpenters workshop gallery


A film about how and why we create Fragile Future. This film shows the production of our first ever museum piece. At MAD in New York.


Flylight at Pad Paris 2013

flylight is represented by carpenters workshop gallery


The Pavillion of Art+Design (PAD) commission, with the support of HSBC, Flylight, a work by Studio Drift for the entrance of PAD Paris 2013.