Thijs Biersteker creates interactive awareness installations about the world most pressing issues today.
His work seamlessly combines scientific research and new technologies to deliver an empowering experience that is accessible both intellectually and technologically.
His immersive art installations, often described as eco- or awareness art, turn the impact of climate change, air pollution, ocean plastic , diversity, data mis-use into a tangible experience. Using a fluid mixture of data, nature, kinetic motion, water, digital visualisations, analog elements, the virtual and real worlds.
Currently Biersteker holds a teacher position at the Delft University of Technology (NL).
He has won awards like the prestigious Lumen prize for digital art, got nominated for the Stars Prize from Ars Electronica , and the NTAA and has exhibited at Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain Paris (FR), Today Art Museum (CN), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL),SXSW (USA), Science Centre Kuwait (KW), Mu Gallery (NL) and has been featured in Wired, New Scientist, Financial Times and Discovery Channel.
Thijs Biersteker is founder of Woven Studio, a sustainable design studio weaving together humanity, technology and ecology into interactive experiences that matter.