Installations

Loom Light

Loom Light is an artwork by Titia Ex, commissoned by the municipality of Eindhoven. The work commemorates the Philips manager Jan Zwartendijk (1886 – 1976) who, during WWII aided the refuge of thousands of jewish people through the creation of false documentation, and in doing so saving their lives. Interactive[…]

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Avans New Economies

Instead of ordinary research publications, the Sustainable Strategy and Innovation (SSI) professorship at Avans Hogeschool is moving towards event-based presentations and discussion of their research subjects. In order to create a dialogue with society, we were asked to create a set of ‘Vox Populi’ devices where participants can give their[…]

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Ekko

Based on the experience with the Beleefkamer project, a new iteration on the concept was created, called Ekko. Again, the room serves to stimulate reminiscence and communication for elderly with dementia, based on personal video content. The space can offer them a place of comfort and recognition of old memories,[…]

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Gedichtenbank

Gedichtenbank is made in cooperation with De Bende Rotterdam, Holland Art Group and Pleyade. Placed in the outdoor space of an elderly care facility in Arnhem, this ‘Poetry bench’ plays poems and stories to whomever takes a seat. The poems are collected from the residents and recorded by caretakers and[…]

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Fotocredits: Jesse Bolle

De Bunker Luistert

Hidden as a normal Dutch farmhouse, Herenboerderij de Bunker is a former German spy location. With walls made of over 3 meters thick concrete, this location next to Valkenswaard was used to eavesdrop all radio communication of the Allied Forces during WWII. To educate the historical function of this place,[…]

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Light Sketch Lamp

As part of the design-research project ‘Smart Light for Placemaking’, Studio Philip Ross designed a lighting system consisting of a set of wirelessly connected luminaires and a tablet application on which light can be ‘sketched’. The project aims to explore the potential of modern LED lighting in the creation of[…]

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Hangar Elastique

Hangar Elastique is a kinetic light installation in a revised hanger, where the elastic and dynamically illuminated ceiling transforms above the audience.   The project is on display during the Dutch Design Week 2019, at Sectie C. The project was created in collaboration with Van Hooff and DigiFab.

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Coöperatie Installatie

Coöperatie Installatie by Enlightens (Mies Loogman), commissioned by Eindhoven Museum, 2018. This machine allows visitors to experience the need, needfulness and pleasure of co-operation, based on the corporate co-operation of companies like Etos, Boerenleenbank (now Rabobank), DAF and Friesland-Campina that helped shape the cultural identity of Eindhoven. Two people are[…]

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Playground Wall

The Playground Wall is an interactive installation situated in the Delft University, sports & culture facility. It is part of the interior concept created by BENDE Rotterdam allowing for a playful shared space within the sports facilities. The installation responds to people passing by, and does so in various ways[…]

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Glow Signing

Drawing over half a million visitors every year, the Eindhoven Glow Festival is one of the largest lighting festivals of the Netherlands. Interactive Matter was asked to design and build a Signing and Routing platform that was worthy of the light art presented at the festival. The internet-connected signs show[…]

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