About

Visual, research, and designer. Focus on digital culture. Amsterdam-based.

On this website, I keep track of non-commissioned projects and activities.

Also reach me at Harris Blondman. Our studio works on design, communication, and solutions, for local, national, and international commissioners, from creative, cultural, and commercial industries. www.harrisblondman.nl


News

Soon

  • Panel discussion at What Design Can Do, a design conference in Amsterdam, June 30, Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ
  • Partner in project about making digital status tangible, with École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), University of Lausanne (UNIL), Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne (ECAL), and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
  • Presentation at Probe Project, an online art space, in collaboration with Louisa Zahareas and Harry Bloch
  • Digital public art project in Amsterdam

Now

  • Open letter on Archined, an architecture and design platform http://ow.ly/​4B8Y300wBFa
  • Article in annual report of Creative Industries Fund NL/​Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie
  • Design research at LAPS, the artistic research lab of University of Amsterdam, Sandberg Institute, and Gerrit Rietveld Academy

Before

  • Guest teaching at Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam
  • Exhibition at X Bank, a design and art space and shop in Amsterdam
  • Exhibition at RAI Amsterdam
  • Article on website of Creative Industries Fund NL/​Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, http://ow.ly/​Yj5E4
  • Illustrated essay for the inaugural issue of MacGuffin, an international design magazine
  • Exhibition at Paris Design Week, at the invitation of Collective 1992
  • Exhibition at D’Days Paris Design Festival, at the invitation of SALON/, supported by Creative Industries Fund NL/​Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie
  • Design project using artificial intelligence and supercomputers, in collaboration with Rodney Melchers, RGM Systems and VU University Amsterdam

CV

Positions

  • Co-founder at Harris Blondman, visual, communication, and design studio (2013–now)
  • Researcher digital culture at LAPS, artistic research lab of University of Amsterdam, Sandberg Institute, and Rietveld Academy (2015–now)
  • Self-commissioned projects and research in the fields of art and design, focusing on digital culture (2011–now)
  • Independent digital and graphic designer (2001–2013)

Shows

  • Probe Project (NL/2016)
  • X Bank (NL/2016)
  • RAI Amsterdam (NL/2016)
  • Paris Design Week (FR/2015)
  • D’Days Paris Design Festival (FR/2015)
  • Salone del Mobile (IT/2015)
  • Istanbul Design Biennial (TR/2014)
  • Oude Kerk (NL/2014)
  • Dutch Embassy in Buenos Aires (AR/2014)
  • Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (AR/2014)
  • DutchCulture (NL/2014)
  • Oude Kerk (NL/2014)
  • Posthoornkerk (NL/2014)
  • Magazijn (NL/2014)
  • Dutch Design Week (NL/2013)
  • Beijing Design Week (ZH/2013)
  • Cromhouthuizen/​Bijbels Museum (NL/2013)
  • Kasteel Keukenhof (NL/2013)
  • Amsterdam Museum/​Museum Willet-Holthuysen (NL/2013)
  • Beerestein (NL/2012)
  • The Wallace Collection (UK/2012)
  • Bonhams 1793 (UK/2012)

Grants & Residencies

  • Creative Industries Fund NL/​Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, internationalization grant (NL/2015)
  • Lectorate Art & Public Space/​LAPS, research period (NL/2015–now)
  • European Ceramic Work Center/​EKWC, work period (NL/2012)
  • Bonhams 1793, work budget (UK/2012)

Commissioners

  • Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst/​AFK (NL)
  • Bonhams 1793 (UK)
  • Centraal Museum Utrecht (NL)
  • The Council for the Judiciary/​De Rechtspraak (NL)
  • École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne/​ECAL (CH)
  • École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne/​EPFL (CH)
  • Erasmus Publishing Ltd. (UK/FR)
  • Felix Meritis (NL)
  • Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art/​MASS MoCa (US)
  • Royal Institute of Dutch Architects/​Bond van Nederlandse Architecten/​BNA (NL)
  • Royal Tropical Institute/​Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen/​KIT (NL)
  • Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam/​SMBA (NL)
  • Tettero Art Consultants/​Siebe Tettero (NL)
  • University of Lausanne/​UNIL (CH)
  • The Wallace Collection (UK)

 

Project Partners

  • Bonhams 1793 (UK)
  • Ecole Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne/​ECAL (CH)
  • École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
  • Harris Blondman (NL)
  • Médecins Sans Frontières/​MSF (CH)
  • Oude Kerk (NL)
  • Salon/ (NL)
  • University of Lausanne/​UNIL( CH)
  • VU University Amsterdam/​Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/​VU (NL)
  • The Wallace Collection (UK)

Collections

  • Private collections (NL/FR/UK)

Publications

  • Archined, website (2016)
  • Creative Industries Fund NL/​Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, website and annual report (2016)
  • Hoverstates, interview, website (2015)
  • MacGuffin #1, magazine (2015)
  • Parking Lot #1, magazine (2014)
  • 1000 Things, website (2013)
  • KGK Magazine, magazine (2013)
  • Conversation Piece, catalogue (2012)
  • Mister Motley #30, magazine (2011)
  • Club Donny #6, magazine (2011)

Teaching & Talks

  • What Design Can Do/​WDCD (2016)
  • Rietveld Academy, photography department (2016)
  • Rietveld Academy, audiovisual department (2015)
  • Oude Kerk (2014)
  • Magazijn (2014)