Executive board


Matteo MarangoniChairman – matteo@instrumentinventors.org

Matteo Marangoni is an artist interested in ritual arenas, home brewed inventions and applied utopianism. Involved with grassroots organizations since the age of 16 in his hometown of Florence, he studied music performance, sound engineering and cultural management, before moving to The Hague,  where he obtained his masters diploma from the ArtScience Interfaculty in 2011. Within iii he coordinates the activities of the organization, he curates the nomadic performance series No Patent Pending and co-curated the Wonderwerp series at Studio Loos in 2014/2015. In 2017 he co-founded the cultural incubator WD4X, which provides 2500 m2 of permanent and affordable workspaces to over 45 artists.


Wen Chin FuSecretary – wenchin@instrumentinventors.org

Wen Chin Fu graduated in 2006 from the Classical Music Department of Shih Chien University, Taipei. She continued her studies at the Academy of The Arts in The Hague, receiving a bachelors from the ArtScience interfaculty program in 2010 and a masters diploma from T.I.M.E Muziektheater in 2018. Her performances explore the relationship between physical movement, sound and the environment. A key element of her practice is concentration, which opens the senses for perceiving things through new perspectives. She has organised events in contexts such as Tedx AmsterdamED and is involved in culture exchange programs between Taiwan and the Netherlands. Wen Chin is the founder of 台荷藝集 (Platform for Artists Netherlands Taiwan) .


Marije Baalman Treasurer – marije@instrumentinventors.org

Marije Baalman (°1978, The Netherlands) is an artist and researcher/developer working in the field of interactive sound art. She has a diverse background in applied physics, acoustics, electronic music, computation arts and interactive technologies, and has studied and researched at the TU Delft (NL), TU Berlin (DE), and Concordia University (Montréal, CA). Her current research goes into the use of wireless networks for live performance (such as dance and music), installations, interactive environments and participative experiences. Marije has worked as a consultant in academic research projects, and was part of the EU-project METABODY while working at STEIM. She develops, maintains and sells Sense/Stage wireless sensing technology. She is also a co-founders and board member of Vrijcoop, an organisation dedicated to taking real estate off the market and transferring it to collective ownership for self-organized living.


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Yun Lee Workshop Coordinator – yun@instrumentinventors.org

Yun Lee is an artist, composer, curator and educator mostly working with text, sound, and performance. Much of their work engages critically and playfully with recording technologies (from the phonograph to the internet) to navigate shifting definitions of being human. Other works turn to acoustic phenomena to push the capacities of individual and collective sensorial experience. At iii, Yun programs workshops at the intersections of art, sound and technology.



Kay Churcher – Residency program coordinator/Project Space Manager – kay@instrumentinventors.org

Kay is a Scottish artist who recently graduated with a bachelor in ArtScience at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. Her work consists of site-specific immersive installations focusing on the experience of the audience, often with surreal elements. Kay manages the residency program and the project space at iii’s workspace during hosted events.


Lauren JettyPublic Outreach – lauren@instrumentinventors.org

Lauren Jetty Howells-Green (UK) moved to The Hague in 2017 to study a Masters in ArtScience at KABK/KonCon. Her practice explores the cross-modality of sensory experience; how our senses can collaborate or contradict one another to form new, often surprising, experiences. She has a particular interest in olfaction and her most recent works have been an exploration into scent, sound and language. She has also been nominated for the 2020 Sadakichi Award for experimental work with scent.


Anastasia LoginovaInternational Agency Distribution – anastasia@instrumentinventors.org

Anastasia is a cultural producer and part-time artist with a keen interest in holistic and spiritual practice. Her strengths lie in curating and facilitating exhibitions and events as well as developing new partner relations. Having lived in many different countries and with dual nationality Anastasia is excellent at cross-cultural communication. She hold degrees in Art History, Art Business and ArtScience. In her artistic practice she focuses on communication with other entities and beings, namely plants and cabbages. She is also an avid writer and maintains a steady yoga practice.



Satoshi ShiraishiWeb Design

Satoshi Shiraishi is a Web Developer/Programmer based in The Hague, Holland. He has been working for over 5 years, developing a number of ambitious web apps and websites for clients such as Modernista!, Shoebaloo, VPRO, Todaysart, Maxalot, Bach Collegium Japan, The Hague Process on Refugees and Migration, and ArtScience Interfaculty. Because of his insight and skills in web programming in combination with his educational background in Interactive Media Design his focus is not only on how to build the website/app well but also on how it is experienced by the users (User Experience Design).


Tanja Busking – Videographer

Tanja Busking is a filmmaker mostly working in the field of artscience, technology, coding, dance and fashion. She produces promos, summary videos, teaser videos, website video backdrops, 360 video, music videos and documentaries. Tanja captures iii’s ephemeral events and documents the process of iii members and guest residents.


Pieter Kers – Photographer

As a photographer of cultural events since the 1980’s, Pieter Kers contributes his skills as a photographer to the field of art and science, working closely with artists and organisers. He is always looking for new ways to communicate concepts through images and enjoys working under challenging circumstances.

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Evelina Domnitch

Evelina Domnitch is an artist and researcher, creating sensory immersion environments and performances that unveil the slippery frontier between quantum and classical physics. Working in unison with Dmitry Gelfand since 1998, she is a recipient of the Japan Media Arts Excellence Prize (2007), and four Ars Electronica Honorary Mentions (2013, 2011, 2009, 2007).



Nico Feragnoli

Nico Feragnoli is a multidisciplinary artist, designer, and cultural producer from Rome, Italy. At the core of his practice is not a focus on the production of artifacts but on translating and creating possibilities for cultural meaning through a multidisciplinary and curatorial activity. He is co-founder of 1646, project space for contemporary art in The Hague, the Netherlands.


Klaas Koetje

Klaas Koetje is a writer and primarily a fundamental video-artist. He also produces works that could be described as multitech. In his artworks he shows a profound interest in sound and the relation between image and sound. Next to that he occasionally shows up in performances both designed by himself and in collaboration with others. He lives and works in Groningen, Netherlands.

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Olga Mink

Olga Mink is the director of Baltan Laboratories in Eindhoven, which initiates artistic research and development on the edges of disciplines in relation to pressing societal challenges. She developed exhibitions and projects as an independent curator for festivals like GLOW Next, Plaza plus, and Eindhoven maker faire, amongst others. She co-founded Age of Wonderland, a four year exchange program to boost global social innovation with creatives from Africa, Asia and Latin-America in collaboration with Hivos. Mink is currently affiliated as a researcher Design for Transformative Practices as part of Creative Economy at Fontys University of Applied Sciences.


Paul Koek

Paul Koek studied percussion at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He was part of numerous ensembles, including Hoketus with composer Louis Andriessen. After his studies, Koek was connected to Toneelgroep De Appel. In 1987 he joined Theatergroep Hollandia, of which he became co-artistic director in 1993. Within Hollandia he founded the Veenfabriek to stimulate the development of music theater. As a director, Koek made the performances Voet (2005) and Smekelingen (2006) and the location performance Her life her death (2007).



Sophia BulgakovaPublic Outreach Intern

Sophia Bulgakova was born in Odesa, Ukraine in 1997. She studied sculpture in Kyiv then Photography and Time-Based Media at University of the Arts, London, and recently graduated from the ArtScience Interfaculty in the Royal Academy of the Art and Royal Conservatory, The Hague. Most of Sophia’s recent works are created with the intention of exploring a relationship between light and perception and particularly focusing on the individual abilities and ways of seeing. Creating spaces, situations or conditions for the audience to expand their perception and focus on their own personal unique experience inside the work itself.

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Mariska de GrootSecretary of Executive Board

After obtaining her BA in Graphic Design in Arnhem in 2005 Mariska worked as a freelance graphic designer and VJ, with a focus on craftsmanship and tactile design. In 2010 she started her Master Art Science at the Interfaculty in The Hague where she took her fascination with materiality and outdated media to the next level. Within her art practice she develops optical sound instruments and installations that have earned her prizes such as the BNG Workspace12 prize, the O68 award and a nomination for the STRP Talent Pit award.  She is a founding member of iii and has managed projects such as the production of Sphaerae at EAPlab.

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Michael van Hoogenhuyze – Supervisory Board

Michael van Hoogenhuyze studied art history at the University of Leiden . He worked at different art institutes as a teacher of art theory, as a coach and as head of department. He was a long standing faculty member at the ArtScience Interfaculty at the University of the Arts in The Hague. Beside his work as a teacher he conducted research on art as a way of thinking. The results of this research and his experience in art education are presented in his last book: Van Muzisch Spel naar Muzisch Denken, De Muze, Leiden 2015.


Dieter Vandoren Treasurer of Executive Board

Dieter Vandoren (°1981, Belgium) is an artist and performer featured at Ars Electronica, CTM, NIME, TodaysArt and more. As an IT developer he is a regular guest tutor and researcher at the Delft University of Technology departments of Architecture and Industrial Design. As an A/V entrepreneur he is an associate in Squat Deluxe Rotterdam, the rental and production company facilitating many of the city’s cultural events. Dieter is treasurer of the iii association which he co-founded in 2013. Previous cultural management work includes the chairing of foundation De Fabriek, a Rotterdam-based arts and atelier center, and art direction at Blikopener Festival en Producties in Delft. He is board member of association Zelfbeheer Hoek Teilingerstraat, the self-organizing housing project where he resides.


Jonathan Reus – Curator for the Reading Room

Jonathan Reus is a Dutch-American electronic musician, new media artist, teacher, curator and community organiser. His practice as a whole is syncretic between these disciplines, where core research questions are digested through making, thinking, discussion and collaboration. His background, a mixture of computer science, engineering, music and fine arts, creates a tenuous duality of intuition and efficiency that drives his artistic work. Jonathan is a co-founder of iii and of the Platform for Thought in Motion. He has curated programs at STEIM (Amsterdam) and Transmediale Festival (Berlin), and co-developed the Digital Media bachelors at the Institute for Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media at Leuphana University’s cultural studies department. He has also lectured on the topic of performative sound and technological mediation at numerous art academies.


Sissel Marie Tonn – Curator for the Reading Room

Sissel Marie Tonn is a Danish artist living in The Hague. She works with audiovisual media, installation, drawing and writing, and her processual approach is driven by a great deal of curiosity and the possibilities of building relationships across fields. She is the co-founder of the artist initiative Platform for Thought in Motion, and is a member of the Senselab, a Montreal-based research initiative with hubs in North America, Europe, and Australia. She completed a master in Artistic Research at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague in 2015.


Flora ReznikCurator for the Reading Room / Video Documentation

Flora Reznik was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she got a Diploma in Philosophy (Universidad de Buenos Aires) and co-founded the Contemporary Arts magazine CIA. In Berlin she started working professionally as a video artist. She am currently based in The Hague, Netherlands, where she received a degree at the ArtScience Interfaculty of the Royal Academy of Art. Flora’s work often consists of performances or installations that are the result of performances in which her body is entangled with other materials. She is busy with the notions of physicality, territory, labor and language.

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Veerle Devreese – Supervisory Board

Veerle Devreese is the Visuals Arts curator at the interdisciplinary arts centre de Brakke Grond in Amsterdam. Here she develops programs concerning innovation and society. She has a background in digital culture and has worked for Virtueel Platform, the Flanders Isntitute of Visual Arts, STRP festival and DEAF biennale. She is co-owner of project studio Cornelis Serveert, an agency that develops team & business-strategies for organizations that encourage knowledge exchange. She is  involved as an consultant in e-culture at the Creative Industries Fund NL.


Manon Bovenkerk Fundraising & Public Outreach

Manon Bovenkerk is an independent curator and advisor working in the field of visual arts, film, and e-culture. She has made programs for organisations such as Filmhuis Den Haag where she was the driving force behind the film related arts program ZAAL5/Workspace, Urban Explorers Festival, Impakt Festival and Go Short International Film Festival. Besides curating, she is an advisor to Stroom Den Haag and Mediafonds. Manon was educated at St. Joost Academy in Den Bosch and has an artistic practice as a visual artist and filmmaker.


Anne WellmerProgram Curator

Anne Wellmer is a composer and performer of electronic music based in The Hague. During the season 2014/2015 she co-curated the Wonderwerp-series at Studio Loos with iii. Her activities as a curator in the past include a festival on Dick Raaijmakers at Tesla in Berlin and work (for TAG) on the Alvin Lucier edition of Dag in de Branding in The Hague. Currently she is working on the inventory of the archive of Dutch electronic music pioneer and conceptual artist Dick Raaijmakers. (photo by Sara Benhamou & Eric de Vries – detail)


Gaby FeltenProduction

Gaby Felten assists iii with the production of workshops and events conceived by the artists participating in iii’s residency program. Gaby approaches logistics and problem solving in an intuitive, creative way and is autodidactic in terms of administration and volunteer management. In 2015 she assisted Matteo Marangoni and Anne Wellmer with the residencies of Quiet Ensemble, Attila Faravelli, Katerina Liberovskaya & Phill Niblock and Kaffe Matthews. She was the main project manager for Pedalling SeaSides. Gaby is also a performance and video artist. In her work she focuses on everyday life in which labor, alienation and identity play a key role.


Ed JansenPhotography

Ed Jansen’s photography is a representation of his meanderings of known and lesser known cultural areas in the Randstad or outer-city limits, a conurbation area in the Netherlands and beyond.
Following his fascination for art and culture his work is a documentation of his wanderings with a camera, visualizing his whereabouts through photographic art.

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