Studio Edwin van der Heide

Edwin van der Heide

Edwin van der Heide is an artist, composer and researcher in the field of sound, space and interaction. He extends the terms composition and musical language into spatial, interactive and interdisciplinary directions. His work comprises installations, performances and environments. The audience is placed in the middle of the work and challenged to actively explore, interact and relate themselves to the artwork.

He has presented his work at renown museums, festivals, galleries and music venues as SMAK - Ghent, Ars Electronica Festival - Linz, Stedelijk Museum - Amsterdam, V2_'s DEAF - Rotterdam, ICC - Tokyo, NAMOC - Beijing, Transmediale - Berlin, SONAR - Barcelona, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, SFMOMA, FILE - Brazil, SONAMBIENTE - Berlin, Art Basel Parcours Night and Donaueschinger Musiktage.

Beside’s running his own studio he's part-time assistant professor at Leiden University (LIACS / Media Technology MSc programme) and heading the Spatial Interaction Lab at the ArtScience Interfaculty of the Royal Conservatoire and Arts Academy in The Hague. He was Edgard Varèse guest professor at the Technische Universität Berlin (2009), won the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award 2009 for his entire body of work. He was an invited artist and guest professor at Le Fresnoy, studio des arts contemporain in France for the year 2011-2012.

Currently we offer a number of internship positions in the field of digital media design, software development, electrical engineering, art management, etc.
April 15th, 2017 - October 15th, 2017
A4 Contemporary Arts Center, Chengdu, China
Schwingungen – Schwebungen site specific installation in front of the university library in Bonn
a bonn hoeren project organized by the Beethovenstiftung
December 12th, 2015 - October 30th, 2016 | opening hours: 12:00 - 20:00
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Bonn, Bonn, Germany
September 8th, 2016
Jerusalem, Israel
June 16th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016
Festival de Luz y Vanguardias, Salamanca, Spain
May 22th, 2016 - June 5th, 2016
Muziek op de Dommel, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Edwin van der Heide & Jan-Peter Sonntag
June 4th, 2016
Elektra Festival, Montreal, Canada
Edwin van der Heide is 2015’s City Sound Artist of Bonn. The newly developed work of Edwin van der Heide will focus on linking the university as a cultural place with the city of Bonn.
August 29th, 2015
Flussi Media Arts Festival, Avellino, Italy
Light in Space
July 14th - August 14th, 2015
Ground Moscow, Moscow, Russia
June 20th, 2015
Art Basel Parcours Night, Basel, Switzerland
June 6th - August 13th, 2015, Castello Del Sole, Ascona, Switzerland
May 14th-25th, 2015
Kunstverein, Braunschweig, Germany
May 14th, 2015
Spring Attitude, Rome, Italy
with: Cathy van Eck, Kersten Glandien, Michael Harenberg, Edwin van der Heide, Douglas Henderson, Paul Modler, Bernhard Leitner, Sabine Schäfer, Johannes S. Sistermanns
March 27th, 2015
International Symposium Raum durch Klang, Hochschule der Künste Bern, Bern, Switzerland
February 5th-8th, 2015
Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
December 9th, 2014
TU/e, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Architectural Acoustics - live performance and visualization of acoustic measurement signals with a live audience
October 20th, 2014
TU/e, Muziekgebouw Frits Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Live Performance
October 7th, 2014
GeluidBeleving, Beeld en Geluid, Hilversum, Netherlands
September 6th, 2014
White Night, RIXC, Riga, Latvia
Radioforest (premiere)
July 25th - August 24th, 2014
SKAN II, Skanu Mezs, Riga, Latvia
vinyl release: Pneumatic Sound Field
Limited edition blue 7", ALKU, 2014
April 25th - June 22nd, 2014
Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA
Spectral Diffractions - sound environment for the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion
June 12th, 13th & 14th, 2014
Sonar Festival & Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain
cd and art book: Spectral Diffractions
Fundacio EINA, 2014, ISBN 978-84-617-0298-5
November 13th, 2013 - March 16th, 2014
National Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
March 5th, 2014, 15h00-18h00
Haagse Hogeschool, The Hague, Netherlands
February 5th, 2014, 21h30-22h00
TEC ART, Rotterdam, Netherlands
closing performance West Bund 2013
December 20th, 2013
Sound Art China, West Bund 2013 - Biennial of Architecture and Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
December 13th - 15th, 2013
Festival Wonderstroom, Vlissingen, Netherlands
October 19th - 25th, 2013
Shanghai Electronic Music Week, Shanghai, China
October 18th & 19th, 2013
Platforma, Winzavod, Moscow, Russia
August 1st - October 5th, 2013
DordtYart, Dordrecht, Netherlands
September 28th, 2013
Kunstnacht, Den Bosch, Netherlands
September 19th, 2013
La Deambule, Brest, France
May 24th - July 28th, 2013
Truth, Beauty, Freedom and Money 2013, Chi Art Space, K11, Tsim Sha Tsui, Shanghai, China
May 24th - September 9th, 2013
Tschumi Pavilion, Groningen, Netherlands
May 24th - July 31st, 2013
CBK Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Edwin van der Heide & Jan-Peter Sonntag
February 24th, 2013
Sonic Acts, Amsterdam, Netherlands
December 13th, 2012 - February 24th, 2013
FACT, Liverpool, UK
November 10th-17th, 2012
GLOW 2012, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Openings performance GLOW 2012
November 10th, 2012
GLOW 2012, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Lecture: Sound in Space, Space in Sound
November, 1st (2nd and 3rd), 2012
Ephemeral Sustainability Conference, Bergen, Norway
October 19th, 20th and 21st, 2012
Donaueschinger Musiktage, Donaueschingen, Germany
Live performance
October 12th, 2012
SONORITÉS 2012, Montpellier, France
September 22nd, 2011 - August 19th, 2012 (extended!)
Expérience Pommery #9 - LA FABRIQUE SONORE, Vranken Pommery, Reims, France
Opening Overtone Facade, permanent installation as part of the new facade of V2_organisation
appr. Sept 2012
V2_, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
DSLE -3- (premiere)
June 2nd - July 22nd, 2012
Panorama 14, Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing (Lille), France
DSLE -1- live performance
June 2nd, 2012
RML CineChamber at MUTEK, Montreal, Canada
DSLE -1- CineChamber module version
May 23rd - June 2nd, 2012
RML CineChamber at MUTEK, Montreal, Canada
May 11th - May 20th, 2012
LICHTSTRÖME 2012, Koblenz, Germany
Shape -V2- live electronic performance
Keynote Performance: LSP - Laser Sound Performance -
Februay 20th, 2012
TEI 2012 Conference, Queens University, Kingston, Canada
February 17th & 18th, 2012
MOIS MULTI 13, Quebec, Canada
November 17th - November 27th, 2011
STRP Festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands
November 17th - November 27th, 2011
STRP Festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands
November 17th - November 27th, 2011
STRP Festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Shape -CS- 8 channel composition
November 13th, 2011
Cineac Sonore, November Music, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Live performance
October 21st, 2011
L’AUDIBLE FESTIVAL, Instants Chavires, Paris, France
October 14th - October 16th, 2011
Kontraste, Krems, Austria
October 14th, 2011
Kontraste, Krems, Austria
October 12th, 2011
Festival Scopitone, Nantes, France
DSLE -1- CineChamber module version
October 7th, 8th, 9th, 2011
RML CineChamber at Musik Protokoll, Graz, Austria
DSLE -1- live performance
October 6th, 2011
RML CineChamber at Musik Protokoll, Graz, Austria
September 30th, 2011
SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Edited by Brandon LaBelle & Claudia Martinho
With contributions by Justin Bennett, Usman Haque, David Schafer, James Webb, Edwin van der Heide, Raviv Ganchrow, Jodi Rose, Nigel Helyer, Michael Gendreau, Jean-Paul Thibaud, Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec, Oliver Laric, David Stalling / Anthony Kelly, Romano, Natasha Barrett / Birger Sevaldson, Scott Arford / Randy Yau, Riccardo Benassi, Carrie Bodle, Jenny Pickett / Julien Ottavi, Pascal Broccolichi, Jacob Kreutzfeldt, Joaquín Gutiérrez Hadid, Franz Pomassl & Björn Quiring. Errant Bodies Press, 2011, ISBN: 978-0-9827439-0-4
July 26th - August 17th, 2011
TransLife: Media Art China 2011, NAMOC, Beijing, China
review: New York Times
a project by the Spatial Interaction Lab of the ArtScience Interfaculty
June 18th - August 20th, 2011
Corrosia! Ongehoord, Almere, Netherlands
Symposium: Geluid Nader Bekeken with Ina Boiten, Cilia Erens, Edwin van der Heide, Jorrit Tamminga - Bart van Rosmalen
July 3rd, 2011
Corrosia!, Almere, Netherlands
June 20th, 2011
Echo Digital Conference 2011 at The Sage Gateshead performance program curated by AV FESTIVAL, Newcastle, UK
May 20th, 2011
Festival van Vlaanderen, Budascoop, Kortrijk, Belgium
April 23rd, 2011
ART-ISSUE gallery, Beijing, China
April 16, 17, 19 and 20th, 2011
Theater Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Q & A with Edwin van der Heide by V2_'s online followers
Book on the History of Electronic Music in The Netherlands
including portraits of Dick Raaijmakers, Jan Boerman,Ton Bruynel, Michel Waisvisz, Anne La Berge and Edwin van der Heide
March 31st, 2011
Test_Lab, V2_organisation, Rotterdam, Netherlands
March 5th (Museum Night) and March 8th - March 13th, 2011
Museum Night - Rotterdam / V2_organisation, Rotterdam, Netherlands
March 5th, 2011
Museum Night - Rotterdam, Museumpark (Kunsthal side), Rotterdam, Netherlands
January 28th - February 6th, 2011
Collegium Hongaricum Berlin / Transmediale, Berlin, Germany
February 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th, 2011
RML CineChamber at Club Transmediale, Berlin, Germany
November 26th, 2010 - February 6th, 2011
NIMK / Montevideo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Live performance
January 20th, 2011
Supersimetria, Espai Cultural Caja Madrid, Barcelona, Spain
November 12th/13th, 2010
TranSonic Sound Art Festival, TNUA Experimental Theater, Taipei, Taiwan
November 6th, 2010
Interference Festival - IDFX, Breda, Netherlands
Lecture: Radioscape IV
October 4th, 2010
This Happend - Utrecht #7, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Live performance together with Tetsuo Furudate
August 1st, 2010, Spiral, Tokyo, Japan
July 30th, 2010
Taipei Contemporary Arts Centre, Taipei, Taiwan
Lecture: Spatial Sounds (100dB at 100km/h) in the context of HRPR
June 20th, 2010
3rd Human Robot Personal Relationships Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands
five soundwalks for a new neighborhood located in and between Beverwijk and Heemskerk
with Armeno Albers, Cilia Erens, Bente Hamel, Edwin van der Heide and Roald van Oosten
June 20th, 2010 and onwards
Grenzeloos Geluid, Beverwijk and Heemskerk, The Netherlands
Lecture: Time and Space, an artistic approach
June 15th, 2010
This Week's Discoveries lecture series, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Exhibition with proposals for a permanent artwork as part of the new W-Hal of TU-Eindhoven
with Edwin van der Heide, Germaine Kruip, Daan Roosegaarde and Joost van Santen
June 8th - June 25th, 2010
Dag van de Kunst, TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands
May 23rd, 2010
Dissonanze, Rome, Italy
May 21st, 22nd & 23rd, 2010
Urban Explorers Festival
CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
May 6th, 7th & 8th, 2010
Elektra Festival, Montreal, Canada
March 6th, 2010
A Taste of SONAR
Roundhouse, London, UK
PlayThing - Maryanne Amacher
presented by Recombinant Media Labs: Naut Humon & Edwin van der Heide
Feb 28th, 2010
Sonic Acts 2010, Amsterdam, Netherlands
with Justin Bennett, Paul Devens, Cilia Erens, Edwin van der Heide,
Geert-Jan Hobijn, Paul Panhuysen, Nico Parlevliet, Taco Stolk and Peter Veenstra
Jan 29th, 2010
CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
November 13th - December 3rd, 2009
Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award Exhibition, Bergkerk, Deventer, Netherlands
October 31th - November 29th, 2009
CREAM, International Festival for Arts and Media, Yokohama, Japan
November 12th, 2009
Bergkerk, Deventer, Netherlands
October 17th - October 25th, 2009
PULS, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, Netherlands
July 10th - September 27th, 2009
SOUNDS TO TABAKALERA, Tabakalera, San Sebastian, Spain
July 17th - September 25th, 2009
'Physical Conditions', Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA
Shape -KWS- live electronic performance
September 17th, 2009
FÜNF PLUS EINS, Singuhr Hoergalerie, Berlin, Germany
Klangspeicher - global / local
a project with students from the ArtScience interfaculty, The Hague and the TU Berlin supervised by Edwin van der Heide
July 23rd - September 13th
Singuhr Hoergalerie, Berlin, Germany
Lecture on three of Edwin van der Heide's installations and their context
August 28th, 2009
ART-FACTORY Festival - Material Resistance: Elements and Effects, NCCA, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 2009
June 14th - July 26th, 2009
Musica Genera, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
Lecture on Sound & Architecture
July 3, 4 & 5, 2009
Architectones Conference, Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, France
May 9th - June 28th, 2009
Klangstaetten, Braunschweig, Germany
Generative composition for midified Carillon and two midified Street Organs
June 18th, 2009
Een Dijk van een Kust, Monnikendam, The Netherlands
Wormhole Dordrecht - exhibition of ten parallel sound worlds in the public space of Dordrecht -
polyphonic locative audio worlds realized by means of a custom developed iPhone application
curated by Edwin van der Heide & Joost Rekveld
October 4th, 2008 - April 4th, 2009
CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
February 28th, 2009
La Brèche, Cherbourg, France
February 26th, 2009
Les Soirées Nomades (nomadic nights), Fondation Cartier, Paris, France
In between Time and Space (concert with 4 live electronic performances)
Feb 5th, 2009
SARC (Sonic Arts Research Centre) Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
The Spatial Properties of a Medium in Relation to the Human Body - explorations of the electromagnetic space (lecture)
Feb 4th, 2009
SARC (Sonic Arts Research Centre) Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
November 21st, 2008
performed by: Edwin van der Heide & Bart Visser
produced by V2_, at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Huddersfield, England
November 15th, 2008
performed by: Edwin van der Heide & Bart Visser
produced by V2_, at November Music, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
November 13th, 2008
performed by: Edwin van der Heide & Bart Visser
produced by V2_, at November Music, Ghent, Belgium
Live electronic performance
October 25th, 2008
Lampo, Chicago, USA
'Creating Space, exploring the spatial properties of electromagnetic fields as a carrier for sound' - workshop presentation
October 18th, 2008
Spectropia Festival and Conference, RIXC, Riga, Latvia
October 11th, 2008
performed by: Edwin van der Heide & Bart Visser
produced by V2_, at Dag in de Branding, The Hague, The Netherlands
May 30th - September 30th, 2008
Deep Screen - Art in Digital Culture, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
September 26th & 27th, 2008
performed by: Edwin van der Heide & Bart Visser
produced by V2_, at Todays Art, The Hague, The Netherlands
September 26th, 2008
PICNIC 2008, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
September 20th, 2008
Garaj Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
Workshop - 'Creating Space, exploring the spatial properties of electromagnetic fields as a carrier for sound'
August 25th-30th, 2008
Avantgarde Tirol, Lichtakademie Bartenbach, Aldrans, Austria
Juli 18th - August 18st, 2008
Electrified, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
Field of Overtones (work in progress presentation)
Juli 5th, 2008
TUNED CITY, Berlin, Germany
June 10th - July 3rd, 2008
Synthetic Times, Media Art China 2008, NAMOC, Beijing, China
June 19th, 20th, 21st, 2008
SONAR 2008, Barcelona, Spain
Workshop - 'Creating Space, exploring the spatial properties of electromagnetic fields as a carrier for sound'
June 17th, 19th, 20th, 2008
Hangar, Barcelona, Spain
Lecture 'Composing Interaction, medium : human'
May 26th, 2008
ECMCT course, TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany
May 22nd, 2008
Trienale Bovisa, Milano, Italy
March 1st, 2008
Night of the Unexpected, Trafo, Budapest, Hungary
February 1st - February 3rd, 2008
Kunstencentrum BUDA, Kortrijk, Belgium
January 31st - February 3rd, 2008
Piazza del Municipio, Ferrara, Italy
NETMAGE 08 Festival, Italy
January 27th, 2008
performed by: Edwin van der Heide & Bart Visser
produced by V2_, at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
January 24th - January 26th, 2008
Pallazo re enzo, Voltone, Bologna,Italy
NETMAGE 08 Festival, Italy
Dec 16th - Dec 18th, 2007
Weizmann square, Holon, Israel
Hapzura Festival, Digital Art Lab, Holon, Israel
November 22nd - November 25th, 2007
STRP Festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands
November 24th, 2007
STRP Festival, Eindhoven, Netherlands
November 10th, 2007
Art Futura, Barcelona, Spain
Live electronic performance
November 3rd, 2007
Scheitern Lernen
Tesla, Berlin, Germany
September 4th - October 5th, 2007
Art Centre Nabi, Seoul, Korea
September 15th - September 30th, 2007
Happy New Ears Festival, Kortrijk, Belgium
Sound Modulated Light
August 2nd - September 23rd, 2007
Singuhr Sound Art Gallery, Water Reservoir, Prenzlauerberg, Berlin, Germany
September 3rd, 2007
Art Centre Nabi, Seoul Train Station, Seoul, Korea
June 2nd - September 1st, 2007
Estuaire Bianual 2007, base sous-marine, Alveole 14, LIFE, Saint Nazaire, France
August 18th, 2007
Avantgarde Tirol, Seefeld, Austria
August 12th - August 19th, 2007
Brueckenmusik 13, Deutzer Brücke (eingang markmannsgasse), Cologne, Germany
July 1st - July 29th, 2007
Klangraume Sibiu, Casa Luxembourg, Sibiu, Romania
Live performance
May 11th, 2007
Observatori Festival 2007, Valencia, Spain
April 10th - April 29th, 2007
DEAF (Dutch Electronic Art Festival), V2_, at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
April 15th, 2007
DEAF (Dutch Electronic Art Festival), V2_, at Zaal Staal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
March 23th, 2007
HIPERSONICa - FILE, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 2nd 2006 - Januari 14th, 2007
Good Vibrations
centrum kunstlicht in de kunst / centre artificial light in art, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Live performance
December 17th, 2006
Live!iXem 2006 Italian Experimental Electronic Music Festival and Contest, Rome, Italy
December 1st - December 6th, 2006
DAF Tokyo 2006, Panasonic Centre, Tokyo, Japan
Hybrid (premiere)
composition for LOOS ensemble and live electronics
November 24th, 2006
Gaudeamus Live Electronics Festival, Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
September 25th - October 1st, 2006
Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia
September 29th, 2006
Re:visie in Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
August 23th - September 27th, 2006
Vibra / Audiogeneradores
Curated by ATA (Alta Tecnologia Andina), Lima, Peru
Commissioned by Centro Fundacion Telefonica, Lima, Peru
Generative composition for midified Carillon and two midified Street Organs (premiere)
September 22nd, September 23rd, 2006
todaysart, The Hague, The Netherlands
June 9th - August 7th, 2006
Electric Eclectics Festival of Music and Media Art, Meaford, Ontario, Canada
July 7th - July 16th, 2006
5 Days Off Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Montevideo Amsterdam, The Netherlands
May 31st - July 16th, 2006
Tesla, Berlin, Germany
Cuts and Layers (premiere)
March 21st - July 9th 2006
as part of the Straatgallerij
curious little sister, Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
July 7th - July 8th, 2006
Synch Festival, Athens, Greece
July 6th - July 8th, 2006
Synch Festival, Athens, Greece
June 1st - 25th, 2006
Circulo Bellas Artes, Tenerife, Canary Islands
May 4th - June 4th, 2006
as part of the Electromagnetic Bodies exhibition
V2_ and TENT, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
June 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2006
7th Art Rock, St-Brieuc, France
May 26th 2006
Festival aan de Werf, Utrecht, The Netherlands
May 25th 2006
Mixed Media, Milano, Italy
I've curated a substantial part of Dissonanze 2006
May 19th & 20th, 2006
Dissonanze, Rome, Italy
May 9th - 14th, 2006
7th Elektra Festival, Montreal, Canada
May 12th, 2006
7th Elektra Festival, Montreal, Canada
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