World Device II – Obscure

World Device II – Obscure

Searching for harmony in geometrical shapes is like searching for the holy grail. Intuitively I know that the ultimate beauty lies within it, but the road that leads to it I have yet to find.

World Device II – Clair

World Device II – Clair

I used a geometrical pattern out of the Alhambra in Spain as the basis for making this architectural world. In mathematics this is called a ‘tessellation’: an infinitely repeating shape without overlaps.

Mathematical Universes – Panoptica I

Mathematical Universes – Panoptica I

This is a new type of installations which I name 'Mathematical Universes'. This first one in the series is called Panoptica I, as a reference to the societal model that was developed by Michel Foucault as a reaction to a new type of concentric prison invented by...

World Device I

World Device I

I took a photo of a geometric pattern on a wall of the Bou Inania Madrasa,a religious school from the 14th century in the city of Meknes, Morocco.It is a legacy of the Marinid Dynasty and a marvel of Islamic architecture. I used this photo to create my own geometric...

A Real Spectacle

A Real Spectacle

All kinds of changes are happening in our world today: molecular nanotechnology is rapidly evolving, our climate is drifting and artificial intelligence might take over the world. Most people feel small and powerless facing all these big changes. Do we have any...

Form Follows Fiction 1

Form Follows Fiction 1

What will the future look like? Artificial intelligence is already capable of flawlessly imitating a human voice to make a phone call to a restaurant for a reservation. The people involved have no idea they are talking to a machine. The algorithms in use are...

Real Fiction

Real Fiction

The design of this scale model is based on the concept of a panopticon. A Panopticon is an institutional system of control designed by the English philosopher and social theorist Jeremy Bentham in the late 18th century. The scheme of the design is to allow all inmates...

Somewhere in the Multiverse

Somewhere in the Multiverse

What will the future look like? Artificial intelligence is already capable of flawlessly imitating a human voice to make a phone call to a restaurant for a reservation. The people involved have no idea they are talking to a machine. The algorithms in use are...

Form follows Fiction 4

Form follows Fiction 4

What will the future look like? Artificial intelligence is already capable of flawlessly imitating a human voice to make a phone call to a restaurant for a reservation. The people involved have no idea they are talking to a machine. The algorithms in use are...

Vantage Point

Vantage Point

If you would want to be really alone with your thoughts for a moment, would it be possible? You could strip yourself from all electronic devices and walk towards the middle of a forest, but still... Are you really alone or could some other hiker or forest ranger...

Form follows Fiction 5

Form follows Fiction 5

What will the future look like? Artificial intelligence is already capable of flawlessly imitating a human voice to make a phone call to a restaurant for a reservation. The people involved have no idea they are talking to a machine. The algorithms in use are...

Commissioned Artwork

Commissioned Artwork

The Kellogg School of management, part of Northwestern University in Chicago,asked me to make an artwork to celebrate the opening of their new main building "The Global Hub". This artwork is displayed in the building itself and is mounted andgiven as a thank you gift...

Beautiful Dystopia – Colour version

Beautiful Dystopia – Colour version

Everything you can imagine will be possible one day.If it exists within the boundaries of the laws of physics and our technology keeps on improving it will be possible. With the advancements made in artificial intelligence and virtual reality the amount of possible...

Alhambra

Alhambra

            For this piece, I was inspired by one of the drawings Maurits Cornelius Escher did at the Alhambra in Spain (above). I tried to remake this pattern in three dimensions, I didn't fully succeed, but I made my own version...

Beautiful Dystopia – White

Beautiful Dystopia – White

Everything you can imagine will be possible one day.If it exists within the boundaries of the laws of physics and our technology keeps on improving it will be possible. With the advancements made in artificial intelligence and virtual reality the amount of possible...