About

artist / (re)searcher

Ivan Henriques

Ivan Henriques is a transdisciplinary artist and researcher working in multimedia installations examining living systems. He explores in his works hybrids of nature and (technological) culture creating new forms of communication between humans and other living organisms. He considers nature as inspiration and a necessary factor in the development of the technological world. Ivan developed the interdisciplinary group Hybrid Forms and is the director of the mobile residency program EME (Estúdio Móvel Experimental, since 2008). His works are exhibited internationally, participating in festivals, residencies and talks.

Lately he won the STW – Research Through Design Award 2017~18, Stimuleringsfonds Talent Award, Proven Talent Award from Mondriaan Fonds, New Face Award from the 18th Japan Media Arts Festival and the Honorary Mention for the [next] Idea, Ars Electronica 2014. In 2012 he was nominated for the Genomic Awards 2012 – DA4GA (NL), exhibited Jurema Action Plant at the Salone Internazionale de Milano (IT), ISEA RUHR 2010 in Dortmund (DE) and screened the video ReLandscaping at FILE- SP 2010 (BR) amongst other exhibitions and festivals. He participated in talks and residency programs such as V2_ in Rotterdam NL and Verbeke Foundation, BE, 2011/12. Henriques holds an MA in ArtScience Interfaculty at the Royal Academy of Arts and Royal Conservatoire of Music, The Hague /NL (2009-2011) and he is member of TRANSNATURAL {future} Design and Synergetica. His artworks are part of relevant art/new media institutions.

Solo Exhibitions

2016, August - October
Relandscape/Repaisagem – Centro Municipal de Artes Helio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro (BR)
2015, July
European House of Art Upper Bavaria – Schafhof (DE)
2015, November
InScience Festival – Nijmegen (NL)
2015, October - 2016, March
ZKM, Centre for Art and Media Karlshure (DE)
2015, April - August
Garden of Machines – Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam (NL)
2014, March
Cumulus Festival #3, Amsterdam (NL)
2014, March
Het Glazen Huis, Amstel Park, Amsterdam (NL)
2013, September
Victoria & Albert Museum – WWL project, London (UK)
2013
School of Visual Arts, NY (US)
2012, June
Summer Exhibition at Verbeke Foundation (BE)
2011, June
Graduation exhibition, MA ArtScience KABK (NL)
2011
Talk at WATT?! #4 CBK, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL)

Group Exhibitions

2016, November
Digital Art Festival Taipei – Taipei (TW)
2016, October
In No Particular Order – Dutch Design Week (NL)
2016, October
Regeneration Exhibition, Transnatural – Dutch Design Week (NL)
2016, September - 2017, April
Regeneration Exhibition – Transnatural, Amsterdam (NL)
2016, March - June
WATER.WAR – Kortrijk, (BE)
2016, March - June
Water.War exhibition, Budafabriek, Kortrijk (BE)
2015, October - 2016, March
ZKM, Centre for Art and Media, Karlshure (DE)
2015, April - August
Garden of Machines, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam (NL)
2015, July
European House of Art Upper Bavaria, Schafhof (DE)
2014, February
18th Japan Media Art Festival, Tokyo (JP)
2014, December
ITU Telecom World – Ars Electronica, QNCC, Doha (QA)
2014
Connecting Cities - WWL project, MediaLab Prado (ES) /Fact Liverpool (UK) / M-Cult, (Helsinki, FI)
2014, June - July
Mercedes Damler, Ars Electronica, Berlin (DE)
2014, February - March
Sul Sol, MEIAC Museum (ES) / Verbeke Foundation (BE)
2014, January - February
Natuur/natuur, Kuub Gallery, Utrecht (NL)
2014, June
Total Recall, Ars Electronica Museum, Linz (AT)
2013
Wie eine zweite Natur, Ars Electronica Export 2013, Berlin, (DE)
2012
Dear Verbeke Foundation, Verbeke Foundation (BE)
2012, April
Salone Internazionale de Mobile, Milan (IT)
2012
Transnatural Festival, NEMO Museum, Amsterdam (NL)
2012
L’arbre Dans La Ville, Péda-Musée Ianchelevici, La Forêt Dans La ville et au Musée (BE)

Artworks in Private Collections

Jurema Action Plant
Verbeke Foundation Collection
Solar Flares
Permanent site-specific installation at Verbeke Foundation Collection
3’ (three seconds)
Verbeke Foundation Collection
Prototype for a New Bio Machine
CBK Drenthe Collection

Solo Exhibitions

2016 -2017
Project to Support the Nurturing of Media Arts Creators Secretariat Office (JP)
2016
Gluon/Budafabriek (BE)
2013
School of Visual Arts, NY (US)
2012, February - June
Verbeke Foundation, (BE)
2010, August - September
V2_, (NL)
2008, February
Olinda, (BR)
2007, July - October
Beacon Project, Oslo / Bergen / Stavanger, (NO)
2016
Course Hybrid Forms, Willem de Kooning Academie (NL)
2015
TUM School of Life Sciences, Weihenstephan (DE)
2014
National Art Centre, Tokyo (JP)
2014
Super Deluxe, Tokyo (JP)
2014, October
Eindhoven Design Academy (NL)
2014
Symbiotic Machine, Waag Society Amsterdam (NL)
2012
Hip3rorgânicos, OpenLab e Simpósio internacional (BR)
2015
Talent Award Stimuleringsfonds (NL)
2015
Proven Talent Award – Mondriaan Fonds (NL)
2014
New Face Award from 18th Japan Media Art Festival, for Symbiotic Machine (JP)
2014
Honorary Mention [the next idea] Voestalpine Art and Technology, Prix Ars Electronica, for Symbiotic Machine (AT)
2014
Supported by Stichting DOEN for the project Symbiotic Machine (NL)
2012
EME>>’s Estúdio Móvel Experimental 3rd Edition, Supported by Mondriaan Fonds (NL)
2012
Finalist at DA4GA – Genomic Award (NL)
2011
Nominated for Prix Ars Electronica (DE)

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