As a contemporary artist Thijs keeps exploring how science and technology can deliver an empowering experience and at the same time be accessible both intellectually and technologically.
His large-scale immersive art installations are a combination of data, analog elements, visuals, light and sound that explore the gap between the physical and digital, data and emotions, industry and nature.
Thijs has a big love for creating iconic, sustainable projects that help shift to a better future. As an entrepreneur he works together with talented people to set up pilot projects, start-ups or awareness pieces that work as accelerators to a sustainable and circulair system change.
Currently, Thijs is artist in residence at the Technical University of Delft. He has been named in the Dutch top 12 most influential media people of 2017. His work won prestigious Cannes Lions awards for design and craft, numeral Webby’s and has been featured by discovery Channel, appeared in Wired Magazine, New Scientist, Fast company, the Guardian Designboom, PSFK and many more. His installation works are exhibited amongst others in Mu Gallery (NL), Times Art Museum (CN), SXSW (USA), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL) and Down the Rabbit Hole festival (NL).