Roland van Dierendonck (NL) is a creative researcher with a background in Biology and Media Technology. The media of his work include interfaces, electronics and video. Through a series of collaborations he pursued his fascinations, such as drawing robots, perceived authenticity, interactive laboratory technologies, and utilizing biological unpredictability. Recently he went back to the lab, working together with European artists.
PORTFOLIO/ HOW THIS WORKS
this portfolio channel collects selected works and projects by me and collaborators from the last couple of years.
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Includes background, teaching, exhibited projects, MSc and Bsc theses, social media & collaborators
License: (C). All Rights Reserved, 2017. with the exception of open source projects.
BSc. Bèta-gamma (liberal arts and sciences), major Biology (University of Amsterdam, Humboldt Universität Berlin)
MSc. Media Technology (Leiden University), cum laude
Started Studio Roland van Dierendonck January 2017. Currently making an installation at Metaal Kathedraal (Utrecht), and tinkering with interactive biology projects
Teaching jobs: assisted courses on Genetics (UvA), Human Computer Interaction (Leiden), Biochemistry (VU), BioHack Academy (Waag Society) and organize and teach seminars and skills labs in the Biospace (HKU). Teached Biology and Mathematics to high school students (SSL). Hosted creative sessions for local sustainable initiatives (Transitie Lab, Provincie Utrecht).
SEMIOTICS OF THE LABORATORY (2017)
A collaboration with Špela Petrič (SI), Günter Seyfried (AT), Miha Turšič (SI), and Slavko Glamočanin (SI)
Ars Electronica Festival 2017, Linz, Austria
VOORDRACHT "WAT IS NATUURLIJK VOEDSEL?" (2017)
Biomarkt Metaal Kathedraal, 06-08-2017.
As part of residency.
GENE COOP (2017)
Collaborative DNA Biobank.
Initiated by Lucas Evers, Pieter van Boheemen, Miha Turšič, René Post, Sabine Wildevuur, Wieke Betten (all from Waag Society) and Roland van Dierendonck (Studio Roland van Dierendonck), Federico Muffatto (digi.bio).
Presented at SHA 2017, Ars Electronica 2017, Dutch Design Week 2017