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Nominated: DEZEEN Emerging Designer of the Year

After first being longlisted, I am now proud to announce I have been shortlisted by an independent jury for the Dezeen Award ‘Emerging Designer of the Year’. Regardless of winning, I am very honored to belong to the last 5 contenders. The prize will be awarded on 30th of October in London. Fingers crossed!

MA Ecology Futures has started

Since April I have been working on designing the brand new Master program of the Master Institute of Visual Cultures at AKV|St.Joost: Ecology Futures. I am proud to announce the first two modules have started and are running until Christmas. The modules are elective to all students of the Master Institute. Decolonizing Ecological Futures In the context of the ecological crisis, non-western …

Tutor advanced prototyping at TU Delft

This semester I am teaching how to prototype with algae at TU Delft as part of the course 'Prototyping with/for emerging materials'. In total four materials are explored: bacteria, shape memory alloy, mycelium, and algae. During the semester the students will dive into the diversity of the material, exploring coloring properties, creating composites, bioplastic, and their own bioreactor. The …

Cartographies of the Vanishing Now

Cartographies of the Vanishing Now (COTVN) is a new research and development project of FIBER, exploring the potential of sensory art and alternative cartographic methods to remap reality in the age of environmental collapse. It sets out to capture the impact of the growing ecological instability on the way we organize and model our modern world, traces the forces behind the environmental change …

Fieldwork Chile & Bolivia

Artist-in-Residence with Valley Of The Possible in Chile I am very happy to announce my participation in the pilot program 'Possibilities of a Valley' in the Araucania area in Chile. With a group of five participants, we will delve into the origin as well as the present and future ecology of the area, exploring both our individual research questions as well as shaping the format of this brand new …

Future Remnants at Milan Design Week with Het Nieuwe Instituut

I am very happy to announce that Future Remnants will be shown as part of the New Material Award exhibition in Alcova, Milan Design Week 2019. After the award ceremony exhibition during Dutch Design Week, the collection of works travelled to DROOG Amsterdam and will now move on to Milan. After Milan, the entire exhibition will be shown at the Vitra Design Museum in Germany. In Milan, I am …

Future Remnants at Collectible Brussels

Future Remants will be part of the curated show at Collectible Brussels. The fair for contemporary collectible design will take place at the Vanderborght building in Brussels. DETAILS VIP & Press preview: Wednesday 13 March Fair days Thursday 14 March 12-19 Friday 15 March 12-20 Saturday 16 March 12-20 Sunday 17 March 12-17 I will be present on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. I hope to meet …

Collectible Brussels, Curated Show – Future Remnants

After first being longlisted, I am now proud to announce I have been shortlisted by an independent jury for the Dezeen Award ‘Emerging Designer of the Year’. Regardless of winning, I am very honored to belong to the last 5 contenders. The prize will be awarded on 30th of October in London. Fingers crossed!

KIKK Festival & Conference

From 1 -4 November, Future Remnants will be part of the exhibition 'Species and Beyond' at KIKK Festival 2018! In addition, I will give a keynote presentation at the conference, with the theme 'Re-inventing the landscape'. Dates and times can be found at the KIKK Festival website .

Dutch Design Week 2018

I am happy to invite you to Dutch Design Week 2018! You can see my work in four different exhibitions. The first three are conveniently located in the same location: VEEM building at Strijp S. Never before shown in the Netherlands, Future Remnants is shown as part of Dutch Invertuals: Mutant Matter. Future Remnants research is shown at the New Material Award exhibition, for which the project was …