These are the artists of Edition 12

With less than one month to go until the opening, it's time to introduce the artists of Edition 12! The line up features renowned names and surprising newcomers alike.


Aram Bartholl
Through his work, Aram Bartholl (DE, 1972) addresses social issues, such as surveillance, data privacy and technology dependence. Next to being an artist, Bartholl is a professor in art and digital media at HAW in Hamburg.

Arnaud Laffond
From his atelier in Lyon, videographer Arnaud Laffond (FR, 1986) makes virtual environments and computer generated work. He creates video installations, animations and impressions, often on the verge of science fiction.

Atelier Haute Cuisine
This design collective was founded by Bernd Tyskens (BE, 1982) and Benny Conings (BE, 1983). As their name might suggest, they mix different ingredients to contribute to a greater whole.

Daan Johan & Joris Strijbos
Tilburg-based Daan Johan (NL) and Rotterdam-based Joris Strijbos (NL, 1989) both work with light, images and sound. They are part of the Macular Collective that focuses on art, science, technology and perception.

Australian technology studio ENESS was founded in 1997. The studio creates temporary and permanent artworks for the public space. They strongly believe in the power of art to bring about joy, relief, beauty and happiness.

Florian & Michael Quistrebert
Brothers Florian Quistrebert (FR, 1982) and Michael Quistrebert (FR, 1976) have been working together since 2007. They live between The Hague and Nantes and have received multiple international awards for their work.

Frank Foole
Architect Frank Foole (NL, 1958) is interested in the speed and the ease with which we make ourselves acquainted with the new digital image culture. Foole has participated in the festival before, during Edition 7 (2018-2019).

Gali May Lucas
Graphic designer Gali May Lucas (UK, 1992) makes illustrations and photos. She lives in Amsterdam and works for an international design agency in Londen. Lucas has participated in the festival before, during Edition 7 (2018-2019).

Gáspár Battha
Light, mirrors and new media technologies are all characteristics of Gáspár Battha’s (HU, 1988) work. He specializes in motion design and creating multimedia exhibitions. For his artwork he worked together with light designer Andras Nágy (HU, 1972).

Herman Kuijer
The colourful light installations by Herman Kuijer (NL, 1953) cannot be grouped under one form of art. However, light and colour always play an important role in Kuijer’s work. Never excessive, but always in accordance with the environment.

Jacqueline Hen
Artist and spatial designer Jacqueline Hen (DE, 1989) creates large-scale performative installations. Her work is often at the crossroads of physical and virtual habitats with which she explores social transformation.

Joan Giner
With the combination of sculpture, video projection and sound, Joan Giner (FR, 1981) creates digital interpretations of our reality. He makes use of technology and virtual tools to come to new forms of storytelling.

Jon Voss
Jon Voss (UK, 1977) has a background in architecture and has a passion for art and design. He currently lives and works in the south of France where he makes illustrations, sculptures and kinetic installations.

Joris Strijbos
Joris Strijbos (NL, 1981) focuses on the relation between moving image and sound and explores subjects like swarm intelligence, cybernetics and communication networks. Strijbos participates with two artworks in this edition.

Liam Campbell
As visual artist and senior creative, Liam Campbell (UK, 1990) creates dystopian and provocative work. With his light artwork Campbell wants people to consider their relationship with technology.

Marleen Sleeuwits
Originally trained as a photographer, Marleen Sleeuwits (NL, 1980) is a multidisciplinary artist who lives and works in The Hague. She makes solo and group exhibitions for museums and art fairs worldwide.

Mischa Kuball
Mischa Kuball (DE, 1959) is a conceptual artist, who has been working in the public and institutional spheres since 1977. With his works he offers platforms for conversations between the artist, the public and its surroundings.

Peter Vink
Another ‘festival veteran’; Peter Vink’s (NL, 1974) specialty is creating site specific works. He wants to break through the conditioned perception, changing the ways in which we experience our environments.

Portait Studio Mast

Studio MAST
MAST is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Amsterdam, founded by Matteo Renna (IT, 1989) and Stefan Fahrngruber (AT, 1982). Renna and Fahrngruber share a passion for immersive experiences and storytelling.

Universal Everything
This international media art and design collective from the United Kingdom was founded in 2004. With different display techniques they try to create new forms of image. Their work is often immersive, interactive and sometimes explores the domain of VR.

Portrait Vendel & De Wolf

Vendel & De Wolf
Artist duo Vendel & De Wolf consists of Paul Vendel (NL, 1964) and Sandra de Wolf (NL, 1966), who are true festival veterans. Next to light art installations, they make works for exhibitions and public spaces.

Vibhor Sogani
Creative professional Vibhor Sogani (IN, 1967) has a passion for using materials. His favourite is steel, which is the recurring material for most of his installations. He has exhibited worldwide with his diverse set of artworks.

Justus Bruns (NL, 1987) and Mingus Vogel (NL, 1989) met as students at Delft University of Technology and have been working under the name VOUW since 2017. They work on the interface of design and technology and created their first artwork for our festival last year.

Yasser Ballemans
Visual artist Yasser Ballemans (NL, 1981) is interested in the role of art in rituals, like parades, campfires and commemorations. He wants to investigate how aspects of ‘old fashioned’ rituals can be used in today’s society.

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