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Edwin van der Heide

Country: NL

Edwin van der Heide (Netherlands, 1970) is an artist and researcher in the field of sound, space and interaction. His work compromises installations, performances and environments. The audience is placed in the middle of the work and challenged to actively explore, interact and relate themselves to the artwork.

He has presented his work at renowned museums and festivals such as SMAK, Ghent; Ars Electronica Festival, Linz; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Transmediale, Berlin; V2_'s DEAF, Rotterdam; ICC, Tokyo; NAMOC, Beijing; Sonar, Barcelona; SFMoMA, San Francisco; FILE, Brazil; Sonambiente, Berlin.

Besides running his own studio, he is part-time assistant professor at Leiden University (LIACS/Media Technology MSc programme) and heads the Spatial Interaction Lab at the ArtScience Interfaculty of the Royal Conservatoire and Arts Academy in Den Haag. He was Edgard Varese guest professor at the Technische Universitat Berlin (2009) and is currently an invited artist at Le Fresnoy, studio des arts contemporains in France.