Thijs Biersteker
Awarness artist to create sustaineble digital work on topics of climate change, pollution and nature

Exhibitions & Press

 

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Talks and awards

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2019

  • Guest lecturer at Willem de Kooning Academy

  • Nomination Starts Prize 2019 Voice of Nature

  • Voice of Nature : Ars Electronics 2019- STarts prize

  • Voice of Nature- Berkeley University (US)

  • Wither at Paris Fashion week in collaboration with Daily Paper (FR)

  • Pollutive Ends at Beijing Riverside Museum (CH)

  • Plastic Reflectic at Scientific Centre Kuwait (KW)

  • Keynote speaker - Sustainable Brands, Copenhagen

  • Art Room Gallery- First place exhibition (US)

  • Volverium at Paris Fashion week in collaboration with Daily Paper

2018

  • Plastic Reflectic at International Festival Of Technology (NL)

  • Clavilux Neue at International Festival Of Technology (NL)

  • Volverium at International Festival Of Technology (NL)

  • Keynote speaker Kyoorius Design Yatra (India )

  • Mind Over Matter, NewWerktheater, Amsterdam, NL

  • Volverium at Dutch Design Week 2018 (NL)

  • Keynote speaker at playgrounds (NL)

  • Voice of Nature at Light Up Bashu, Chengdu (CH)

  • Artist in Residence - Delft Technical University

  • Keynote speaker - Creative Mornings, Amsterdam

  • Keynote speaker - Dare Conference

2017

  • Plastic Reflectic at Todays Art Museum, Beijing ( CN)

  • Award - Winner Lumenprize 2017 gold, Plastic Reflectic

  • Panel - What Design Can Do (NL), Circular economy brand design

  • Keynote Speaker - Israel Innovation Week

  • Keynote speaker The next web - Provoking thought

  • SXSW Festival – Plastic Reflectic, Austin Texas, US

  • Fluid Matters – Plastic Reflectic, MU artspace, Eindhoven, NL

2016

  • Plastic Reflectic at Mu Gallery (NL),

  • Creative Press Challenge Briefing , Amsterdam, NL

  • Line of Thought at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL),

  • Down the Rabbithole exhibition

Highlights
Teacher Position - Art & Ethics, Delft Technical University

Nomination Starts Prize 2019 Voice of Nature

Keynote speaker - Trienniale Milan ‘Broken Nature’

Artist in Residence - Delft Technical University

Keynote speaker The Next web conference

Lumenprize for digital art
winner 2017 Gold






 

PRESS


Fastcompany

The ocean is filled with plastic. And maybe you are, too.

https://www.fastcompany.com/3065672/this-interactive-mirror-shows-how-youre-turning-into-the-plastic-were-all-eating

Arte.tv

Plastic Reflective“: In einem Tümpel aus schwarzem Wasser erscheint in Echtzeit die Silhouette des Betrachters – aus Plastikmüll.

https://www.arte.tv/de/articles/tracks-plastic-reflective-Thijs-Biersteker

NRDC

Dutch artist Thijs Biersteker’s kinetic installation puts the “I” in plastic pollution.

https://www.nrdc.org/onearth/gaze-reflecting-pool-and-see-your-plastic-self

Lumenprize for digital art

https://lumenprize.com/artwork/plastic-reflectic/

Neuwelle

Thijs Biersteker zien dat ons handelen invloed kan hebben op dit schrikbeeld en dat wij zelf de controle hebben over de hoeveelheid plastic in de oceaan.

https://neuewelle.nl/?p=2544

Digital ambiance

Their movement at this moment can influence the ever growing plastic problem later.

https://www.digitalambiance.com/plastic-reflectic-by-thijs-biersteker/

Insider :

Artwork built from ocean plastic sends a powerful message about how it enters the food chain

https://www.insider.com/artwork-ocean-plastic-food-chain-rubbish-thijs-biersteker-biodegrade-2016-12

PSFK

Thijs Biersteker, helps participants think of ocean waste as a universal issue

https://www.psfk.com/2016/11/installation-turns-your-reflection-into-a-silhouette-of-trash.html

Ur designmag

https://www.urdesignmag.com/design/2016/11/08/plastic-reflectic-thijs-biersteker/

Boooooooom.com

“Plastic Reflectic” draws attention to environmental issues and the direct impact our actions have.

https://tv.booooooom.com/2016/11/08/interactive-installation-plastic-reflectic-thijs-biersteker/

Corriere della sera- july 2019

Corriere della sera- july 2019


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