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 Making

Informed by a hybrid background
as Medical doctor and weaver.
 
Art - science:
spatial weaving - anatomy
layered prints - 3D growth
textiles - tissue
grids - microscope
 
Skills:
weaving on hand- and computer-controlled looms
printmaking - silkscreen
material sensitivity
dexterity
communication




 Research

Practice-based investigation about the hand-brain-axis and neurocognitive aspects in creative making.

Key-words:
The intelligence of the hand
Stitch Your Brain project

Two sets of inquiries
1. The importance of making with your hands and the possible effects on the brain and well-being.
2. The influence of medical imagemaking on body-identity.

SYB is supported by:
NIN, Amsterdam
Bloomsbury Publishers
Prof. R. Zwijnenberg, Fac. of Humanities, Leiden
Foundation Stokroos

 Publishing

Expert in writing about artist’s techniques and materials.
Focus on the fusion of high tech and craft practice.

Skills:
Trained observer and interviewer.
Clear, concise personal style.
No jargon.

Dutch, English, native German
Teamwork, making books,
telling compelling stories.

editor of Dutch kM magazine, writer for Dutch Textil Plus, international publications and institutional commissions

more: publications and news
2016: 'Crafting in a digital age'.
and Talking Creamics

 
ontwerp: bureau gras