about + CV

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 Stimuleringsfonds Talent Award, Proven Talent Award from Mondriaan FondsNew 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.

Ivan Henriques

CV recent activities

/ Solo Exhibitions

2014 –

Cumulus Festival  #3 – 3rd Mar, Amstel, Amsterdam (NL)

Symbiotic Machine, – 3 Mar to 27 Apr – Amstelpark – Glazen Huis, Amsterdam (NL)

2013 –

Victoria & Albert Museum – WWL project – London, 21st , 22nd Sept (UK)

School of Visual Arts, NY (US)

2012 –

Summer Exhibition at Verbeke Foundation, Belgium, June – (BE)

2011 –

Graduation exhibition, MA ArtScience KABK (NL)

Talk at WATT?! #4 Centrum Beeldende Kunst ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL)

/ Group Exhibitions

2016 –

Water.War exhibition – From 13 March to 26 June 2016. Budafabriek, Kortrijk (BE)

2015 –

ZKM | Centre for Art and Media Karlshure. October 30th 2015 until 6th of March 2016 (DE)

Garden of Machines – Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam. 20 April until 23 August (NL)

European House of Art Upper Bavaria – Schafhof. 5 – 11 July (DE)

2014 –

18th Japan Media Art Festival – 3rd – 15th February – National Art Centre, Tokyo (JP)

ITU Telecom World – Ars Electronica – December 07th -10th 2014, Qatar National Conference Centre (QNCC, Doha- QA)

Connecting Cities – WWL project- MediaLab Prado (ES), Fact Liverpool (UK), M-Cult, (Helsinki, FI). 

Mercedes Damler – Ars Electronica – 25 Jun to 2 July – Berlin (DE)

Sul Sol – 10 Feb to Mar 11, MEIAC Museum (ES)/ Verbeke Foundation (BE)

Kuub Gallery – Natuur/natuur – 10 Jan to 23 Feb. Utrecht (NL)

Ars Electronica Museum, Linz (AT) – Total Recall – June 2014

2013 –

Ars Electronica Export 2013 – exhibition Wie eine zweite Natur – Berlin, (DE)

2012 –

Exhibition Dear Verbeke Foundation, Verbeke Foundation (BE)

Salone Internazionale de Mobile, Milan, April – (IT)

Transnatural Festival – NEMO Museum, Amsterdam, (NL)

Péda-Musée Ianchelevici – L’arbre Dans La Ville – La Forêt Dans La ville et au Musée  (BE)

/ Talks / Lectures

2016 –

Course Hybrid Forms, Willem de Kooning Academie (NL)

2015 –

Technische Universität München – TUM School of Life Sciences Weihenstephan (DE)

2014 –

National Art Centre, Tokyo (JP)

Super Deluxe, Tokyo (JP)

Eindhoven Design Academy – 30 Oct. (NL)

Symbiotic Machine – Waag Society Amsterdam (NL)

2012 –

Hip3rorgânicos – OpenLab e Simpósio internacional  (BR)

/ Critics / Newspapers / Websites / References

2014 –

18th Japan Media Art Festival, Tokyo (JP)

Cyberarts, Ars Electronica (AT)

Artlink Magazine – Australia (AU)

Discovery Channel Canada (CA)

The Creators Project VICE Magazine (NL)

Noordhollands Dagblad (NL)

RTLnieuws (NL)

2012 –

WEAVE Magazine (DE)

/ Published Works

2016 –

Water War

2014 –

18th Japan Media Art Festival, Tokyo (JP)

Cyberarts, Ars Electronica – Honorary Mention for the [next] Idea 2014 (AT)

Sul Sol – MEIAC Museum (ES)/ Verbeke Foundation (BE)

2012 –

L’arbre Dans La Ville – La Forêt Dans La ville et au Musée  (BE)

2011 –

E-book Oritur – texts by Ivan Henriques, Taconis Stolk, Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, Guto Nóbrega, Laura Cinti, Matteo Marangoni, Angelo Vermeulen e Koert van Mensvoort. Free download.

/ Prizes – Nominations

2015 –

Talent Award Stimuleringsfonds (NL)

Proven Talent Award – Mondriaan Fonds (NL)

2014 –

New Face Award from 18th Japan Media Art Festival, with the work Symbiotic Machine (JP)

Honorary Mention [the next idea] Voestalpine Art and Technology – Prix Ars Electronica with the work Symbiotic Machine (AT)

Supported by Stichting DOEN for the project Symbiotic Machine (NL)

2012 –

EME>>’s Estúdio Móvel Experimental 3rd  Edition – Supported by Mondriaan Fonds (NL)

Finalist at DA4GA – Genomic Award (NL)

2011 –

Nominated for Prix Ars Electronica (DE)

/ 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.


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