Floris Kaayk (born in 1982) is a Dutch digital artist. He grew up in Tiel as the son of artist couple Coen en Guusje Kaayk. Kaayk graduated cum laude from the animation department of AKV St.Joost School of Fine Art and Design in Breda, and gained a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam. His work focused on futuristic concepts and fantasies, and visualises technological progress, sometimes by demonstrating its advantages and at other times by presenting the negative consequences.
In 2014, Kaayk won the Volkskrant Visual Arts Prize for his animated films and semi-documentaries. His shortvideo The Origin of Creatures won over 10 awards on filmfestivals all over the globe. In 2016, his video for the song Witch Doctor by Dutch alternative rock band De Staat received numerous prizes, including a UK Music Video Award, an Edison Pop Award, and a European Music Video Award. In2016, The Modular Body won a Golden Calf Award at the Netherlands Film Festival. Recently Kaayk received the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technololgy award for his complete oeuvre.