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Simon Stålenhag. Contemporary artist (2020). See here.[1]

Inspiration for Tales from the Loop (2020, possibly following). Note images of high-tech objects in mundane settings, powerfully illustrating principle of classic SF film of the science-fictional element as one piece defamiliarizing an otherwise often dull context (the monster in a small town, the space pod in the apparent hotel room in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (film).

"Thematically, his work often combines his childhood with themes from sci-fi movies, resulting in a stereotypical Swedish landscape with a neofuturistic bent."[2]

RDE, Initial Compiler, with thanks to I-CR, 25June20