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Past events

Live: Super Stream Me 26 Nov 2015 at 20:00

A look back on one of the most ruthless live streaming experiments ever with Tim Den Besten and Nicolaas Veul as well as several special guests.

Live: VR Cinema Showcase 24 Nov 2015 at 20:00

Virtual reality pioneers show their latest works and reflect on both the hype and artistic potential of virtual reality and immersive media.

Live: The Art of Artificial Intelligence 23 Nov 2015 at 20:00

Live cinema event on artificial intelligence, including live presentations of Kyle McDonald, Dries Depoorter and Ross Goodwin.

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Jan Rothuizen

Dutch visual artist who describes his way of working as a form of echolocation.

Jan Rothuizen (b. 1968, Amsterdam) realized at an early age he would be a better artist wandering the streets of cities than working within the confines of a studio. Since then he has exhibited internationally and published several books. His way of working is described as a form of echolocation – his presence has an impact on his environment, but the surroundings change him as well.

Jan Rothuizen published in 2009 The Soft Atlas of Amsterdam, a collection of hand-drawn maps of the city he grew up in. Since 2009 he makes monthly reportage drawings for the Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant.

At IDFA DocLab Rothuizen presents The Soft Atlas of The Netherlands, a new collection of drawings.

Profile details

Jan Rothuizen Works at: Jan Rothuizen Based in: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Website

Field of expertise

Visual Artist

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