Erwin Driessens, Wessem 22-02-1963
Maria Verstappen, Someren 16-12-1964

Eikenweg 9 d/e
1092 BW Amsterdam

tel. +31 06 28405798

Represented by DAM gallery, Berlin


1988-91 Rijksakademie, Amsterdam

1982-87 Academy of Fine Arts, Maastricht

Solo Exhibitions/Presentations

2020 Pareidolia, V2_ Lab for the Unstable Media, Museumnacht010, Rotterdam, pictures
information on website V2_ and a video impression on Vimeo

2017 Deep Dive, Young Projects, Los Angeles, California USA, pictures
website Young Projects

2014 GLOW, site specific installation for 360° BRNDWR, Former Firehouse, Maastricht, picture
organisation Viewmaster Foundation, Maastricht, website Viewmaster Projects

Solid Spaces, DAM gallery, Frankfurt am Main, pictures
website DAM gallery

2013 Points of View, Bergkerk, Deventer, pictures
exhibition of the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award, website Art+Technology Award

2010 Shifting Landscapes, gallery VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam, pictures

2008 Tschumi Tulips, Tschumi Pavilion, Groningen, pictures

2005 Morphogenesis, gallery VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam

2002 Follicle, Mediamatic, Amsterdam, pictures

2001 Driessens & Verstappen, gallery VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam, pictures

2000 Driessens & Verstappen, Consortium, Amsterdam, pictures

To infinity and beyond, Exedra, Hilversum

1999 Un, deux, trois, soleil, Chapelle du Genêteil, Château-Gontier, France

Breed, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg

1997 Driessens & Verstappen, Chapelle du Genêteil, Château-Gontier, France

1996 Driessens & Verstappen, gallery Le Sous Sol, Paris, France, pictures

1995 Erwin Driessens & Maria Verstappen, Optica, Montréal, Canada

The Factory, gallery O, Brussels, Belgium

1994 (Un)controlling, SMBA Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam
double presentation with Georgina Starr

1990 Model Spaces, Museum Fodor, Amsterdam, pictures

Group Exhibitions (selection from 2005)

2022 Retro Future, Evoluon, Eindhoven
organised by Next Nature, curated by Mieke Gerritzen
website Retro Future

Techno/Eco/Systems, University Art Research Lab (MPLab), Liepaja, Latvia

Mimesis, a living design, Centre Pompidou Metz, France
curated by Marie-Ange Brayer and Olivier Zeitoun
website Centre Pompidou Metz

Gardening, Oud-Amelisweerd Estate, Bunnik, video clip in Dutch on YouTube
exhibition in Museum Oud-Amelisweerd and surroundings, organisation CCU Creative Coding Utrecht
with commissioned works of Cream on Chrome, Raumklang, Carolien Teunissen, Driessens & Verstappen, Theun Carelse/Sjef v Gaalen a.o.

2020 To Mind is to Care, V2_ Rotterdam, pictures
with Ana Maria Gómez López, Driessens & Verstappen, Nathalie Gebert, We Make Carpets
website V2_

2019 The Coming World, Ecology as the New Politics 2030−2100, Museum Garage, Moscow, picture
with Doug Aitken, Allora & Calzadilla, Critical Art Ensemble, Hans Haacke, Anastasia Potemkina, Susan Schuppli, Allan Sekula, Superflex, Annika Hausswolf a.o.
website Garage

Illusionary Nature, Museum Sinclair Haus, Bad Homburg v/d Höhe, Germany
with Vera Monar, Casey Reas, Sommerer & Mignonneau, Eelco Brand, Jennifer Steinkampf a.o.
curated i.c.w. Wolf Lieser DAM gallery, website Museum Sinclair Haus

Neuhaus, HNI Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam

Perfection, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, video clip YouTube
Adam Peacock, Driessens & Verstappen, Jane Sverdrupsen, Orlan, Patricia Piccinini, Maurizio Toscano, Realbotix, XorXor a.o.
website Science Gallery

SEA Art Tour, church De Burght, Den Burg, Texel, video in Dutch on YouTube
organisation SEA Science Encounters Art, Texel

Appear/Disappear, DordtYart, Dordrecht, picture
with Barbara Visser, Femke Herregraven, Funda Gül Özcan, Sachi Miyachi a.o.
website DordtYart

2018 Robot Love, Campina Milk Factory, Eindhoven
with 60 international artists a.o. Roger Hiorns, Hito Steyerl, Philippe Parreno and LA Raeven
curated by Ine Gevers, production Niet Normaal Foundation, website Robot Love
review Elephant Art magazine

Perfection, Science Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

B is for Bird, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen
with a.o. Lisa Couwenbergh, Driessens & Verstappen, Daan van Golden, David Jablonowski, Wouter Klein Velderman, Paul Kooiker, Dieuwke Spaans, Emo Verkerk
curator Hanne Hagenaars, website Museum Kranenburgh

Coding the World, Mutations/Créations #2, Centre Pompidou, National Museum of Modern Art, Paris, pictures
with a.o. Manfred Mohr, Frieder Nake, George Nees, Hiroshi Kawano, Ken Knowlton, Gottfried Honegger, Vencejlas Richter, Leonardo Mosso, Vera Molnar, Ianis Xenakis, Merce Cunningham, William Forsythe, Open Ended Group, Mishka Henner, Farah Atassi, Ross Lovegrove, Casey Reas, Andy Lomas, Driessens & Verstappen
curated by Frédéric Migayrou and Camille Lenglois, website Centre Pompidou

2017 Langs de Waal, temporary art route with 10 site specific works, from 2017 to 2022, Nijmegen, pictures, website art route

Sticky Business, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, picture
with Boris van Berkum, Van Brummelen & De Haan, Joseph Marr, Bompas & Parr, Pip & Pop, L.A. Raeven, Lernert & Sander, Helmut Smits, Driessens & Verstappen, Uli Westphal and many others
curated by Marije Vogelzang

Humans Need Not Apply, Science Gallery, Dublin, picture
with Pedro Lopes, Radames Ajna & Thiago Hersan, Driessens & Verstappen, Ross Goodwin, Anna Dumitriu & Alex May, Harold Cohen, Merijn Bolink, and many others
curated by William Myers and Amber Case, website Science Gallery

2016 BAL!, former Royal Palace, Soestdijk
curated by Anne van der Zwaag, organised by Artifex

Code + Poetry, DAM gallery, Berlin, website DAM

2015 Herbarium Vivum, Summer Program, Zone2Source, Amstelpark, Amsterdam, pictures

New Horizons, The Art Behind Games, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
with Harum Farocki, Studer & Van den Berg, M.C. Escher, Driessens & Verstappen, B.G. Piranesi, Cory Arcangel, Imogen Stidworthy, and many others
curated by Kie Ellens, website Fries Museum, blog Mandarin

Out There, projections and photographs in the public space of Maastricht (part 1 in October 2014) and Rotterdam (part 2 in February 2015)
with David Claerbout, Anouk De Clercq, Driessens & Verstappen, Semiconductor, Jacco Olivier, Geert Mul, Hans Op de Beeck, and many others
organisation Viewmaster Foundation Maastricht/NFI Rotterdam, curated by Bart van den Boom, website Out There

2014 Life-Worlds, Baroque Europe, Residence Gallery, DomQuartier, Salzburg, Austria
exhibition of Baroque paintings, rounded off by a video work of D & V

Curiorama, Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium, pictures

Lost in Transition, Metamorf biennial, Babel, Trondheim, Norway
with Domnitch & Gelfand, Driessens & Verstappen, Michael Hansmeyer, Stanza, Pelle Cass, Marnix de Nijs, Pe Lang, and many others
curated by Espen Gangvik, website Metamorf

2013 Art duo duo Art, exhibition with works of artists couples, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam
with Fischli & Weiss, Gilbert & George, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Ulrich Genth & Heike Mutter, Driessens & Verstappen, Martin & Inge Riebeek, Heringa/Van Kalsbeek and many others
curated by Jelle Piersma, review Metropolis M

(Re)Source, 10th edition Beelden op de Berg, Belmonte Arboretum, Wageningen, pictures
with Maria Barnas, Driessens & Verstappen, Nick Ervinck, Tue Greenfort, Koen van Mechelen, Barbara Visser, Agentur, Atelier NL, Eric Klarenbeek, Christien Meindertsma, Anne Holtrop, Ernst van der Hoeven
curated by Koos Flinterman and Krijn Christiaansen

Yes Naturally/Ja Natuurlijk, GEM Museum for Contemporary Art, The Hague
with Francis Alÿs, Olafur Eliasson, Fischli & Weiss, Damien Hirst, Erik Kessels, Atelier van Lieshout, Superflex, and many others
curated by Ine Gevers, website Yes Naturally

2012 A matter of Feeling, Metamorf biennial, TSSK Trøndelag Center for Contemporary Art, Trondheim, Norway
with Jessica de Boer, Wim Delvoye, Driessens & Verstappen, Kianoosh Motallebi, Markus Kison, Guto Nobrega, Zimoun
curated by Alex Adriaansens and Espen Gangvik, website Metamorf

TASIE, 3rd International Art-Science Exhibition, China Science & Technology Museum, Bejing
organised by Arts & Design Academy, Tsinghua University, Beijing
with Sommerer & Mignonneau, Daan Roosegaarde, Theo Jansen, Keigo Jamamoto, Maat & Lancel, and many others
curated by Zhang Ga

Exploded View/Ontplofte Blik, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, pictures
with William Engelen, Wolfgang Flad, Ab van Hanegem, Joris van de Moortel, Driessens & Verstappen
website Centraal Museum

Art and Artificial Life, retrospective VIDA Int. Awards 1999-2012, Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Spain
with Eduardo Kac, Sommerer and Mignonneau, Ken Rinaldo, Philip Beesley, and many others
curated by Karin Ohlenschläger, YouTube video

The Power of Things, DEAF2012 Dutch Electronic Art Festival, Post, Rotterdam
with Olafur Eliasson, Philip Beesley, Driessens & Verstappen, Symbiotica, Jae Rhim Lee, Christien Meindertsma, Zimoun, and many others
curated by Michel van Dartel and Michelle Kasprzak, website DEAF 2012

2011 Pearls of the North, Palais d'Iéna, Paris
represented by gallery VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam, curated by Jérôme Lefèvre and Caroline Smulders

Dropstuff, part of the Collateral Events of the 54th Venice Biennial, picture
organisation Pleinmuseum Foundation/Centraal Museum Utrecht

2010 Alter Nature, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium, pictures
with Hans op de Beeck, Mark Dion, Michael Sailstorfer, Driessens & Verstappen, Natalie Jeremijenko, Azuma Makoto, Merijn Bolink, and many others
curated by Karen Verschooren, review Domus
review We-Make-Money-Not-Art

For Real, projections in the public space of Maastricht and Hasselt
with Broersen & Lukàcs, Brody Condon, Chris Cornish, Driessens & Verstappen, Jan van Neunen, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Jacco Olivier, Hans Op de Beeck, Nicolas Provost, and many others
organised by Viewmasters Foundation, Maastricht, curated by Bart van den Boom

Process as Paradigm, Art in development, flux and change, LABoral, Gijón, Spain, pictures
with Ralf Bäcker, Driessens & Verstappen, Peter Flemming, Roman Kirschner, Luna Maurer, Henrik Menné, Julius Popp, Casey Reas, Antoine Schmitt, Warren Sack, and many others
curated by Susanne Jaschko and Lucas Evers, website LABoral
review We-Make-Money-Not-Art

2009 The Process/Het Proces, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
with Driessens & Verstappen, Remko Scha, Jochem van der Spek, P. Struycken
review Rianne Groen

INSIDE, Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon, Portugal
with Bill Vorn, Catherine Chalmers, Driessens & Verstappen, Eduardo Kac, Ken Goldberg, Marta de Menezes, Oron Catts, Philip Ross, Roman Kirschner, Stelarc, and many others
curated by Leonel Moura

CONFINES, Geography of the Border, IVAM Valencian Institute of Modern Art, Valencia, Spain, picture
with R&Sie(n), Alexander Ross, Los Carpinteros, El Anatsui, Carsten Höller, Teddy Cruz, Driessens & Verstappen, Erwin Wurm, Greg Lynn, Dinisio Gonzales, Antony Gormley, Hussein Chalayan, Julie Mehretu, Julius Popp, Matthew Ritchie, and many others
curated by Aaron Betsky, website IVAM Center

Pioneers of Change, as part of NY400, Nolan Park, Governors' Island, New York, USA
with 2012 Architecten, Atelier NL, Maarten Baas, Marije Vogelzang, Rianne Makkink and Hansje van Halem, Pascale Gatzen, Christien Meindertsma, Driessens & Verstappen, Arthur Elsenaar & Taconis Stolk, Platform21, Richard Hutten, Atelier van Lieshout, Chris Kabel, and many others
curated by Renny Ramakers of Droog, website Droog

Nature as Artifice, New Dutch Landscape in Photography and Video Art, George Eastman House, Rochester NY/Aperture Gallery, New York, USA
curated by Maartje van den Heuvel

Foodprint, Food for the city, BINK 36,The Hague, pictures
D&V contributed with Tomato Habitus, a site and time specific project designed for Foodprint
with Atelier van Lieshout, Agnes Denes, Helmut Dick, Driessens & Verstappen, Winy Maas with The Why Factory, Gordon Matta Clark, Christien Meindertsma, Nils Norman, Giuseppe Penone, Frank Lloyd Wright, Yang Zhichao, and many others
curated by Marieke Berkers, initiated & produced by Stroom, The Hague, website Tomato Habitus

Super Stories, 2nd edition of the Hasselt Triennial, Z33, Hasselt, Belgium, picture
with Maarten Baas, Aldo Bakker, Harmen Brethouwer, Krijn de Koning, Driessens & Verstappen, Thomas Grünfeld, Jongeriuslab, Germaine Kruip, Thomas Rentmeister, Studio Job, Studio Makkink & Bey, Sylvie Zijlmans, and many others
curated by Koos Flinterman, website Super Stories

2008 Nature as Artifice, New Dutch Landscape in Photography and Video Art, Neue Pinakothek, München/Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
with Hans Aarsman, Wout Berger, Edwin Zwakman, Cary Markerink and Theo Baart, Marnix Goossens, Driessens & Verstappen, Gàbor Ösz, Gerco de Ruijter, Gertjan Kocken, Frank van der Salm, Arnoud Holleman, and many others
curated by Maartje van den Heuvel

Borders, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
curated by Frank Bruggeman and Ernst van der Hoeven

Deep Screen, Art in Digital Culture, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, picture
with Mark Bain, Pierre Bastien, Broersen & Lukács, Driessens & Verstappen, JODI, Gabriel Lester, Luna Maurer, Nathaniel Mellors, Geert Mul, Marnix de Nijs, Remko Scha, Roland Schimmel, Jochem van der Spek, and many others
curated by Andreas Broeckmann, website Stedelijk Museum

Unfinished Business, Dutch Abstracts, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria
curated by Jan Robert Leegte and Jan Maarten Voskuil, press release Medienturm

P2P, Casino, Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
curated by Le Bureau, Paris

2007 BIOS 4, CAAC Andalusian Center of Contemporary Art, Seville, Spain
curated by Antonio Cervera Pinto

Genesis, life at the end of the information age, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
with Mark Dion, Driessens & Verstappen, Eduardo Kac, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Marc Quinn, Koen Vanmechelen, and many others
curated by Emilie Berg Gomart, website CMU

2006 Natural Habitat, NIMk Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam
curated by Annet Dekker, website NIMk

Slow Motion, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

UPDATE, the origin, Zebrastraat, Ghent, Belgium
with Peter Beyls, Anouk De Clercq, Edmond Couchot & Michel Bret, Chris Cunningham, François Curlet, Koen De Decker, Driessens & Verstappen, Masaki Fujihata, Peter Kogler, Piotr Kowalski, Christian Laroche, William Latham, Sol Lewitt, Lia, Matt Mullican, Sodaplay, Koen Theys, Erki de Vries, and many others
produced by Liedts Meesen Foundation, curated by Jean-Marie Dallet

2005 Pleinmuseum, mobile pavilion, seven cities in the Netherlands and Belgium, pictures
with Merlijn Twaalfhoven, Bea de Visser, Driessens & Verstappen, Peter Missotten, Martijn Engelbregt, P. Struycken and Piet Rogie
produced by Pleinmuseum Foundation and Centraal Museum, Utrecht, curated by Meta Knol

About land, sea and faces, Present-day Dutch Video Art, Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen
with Jasper v/d Brink, eddie d, Jan Dietvorst & Roy Villevoye, Driessens & Verstappen, Rineke Dijkstra, Rob Johannesma, Jeroen Kooijmans, Jeroen Offerman, Julika Rudelius, Fiona Tan
produced by the NMAI Netherlands Media Art Institute, curated by Bart Rutten


2022 A Balancing Act / Evenwichtskunst, proposal public artwork ILVO, Merelbeke, Belgium
in assignment of ILVO Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

2021 The Great Flood / De Grote Overstroming, proposal public artwork Rotterdamsebaan, The Hague
in assignment of Rotterdamsebaan/Stroom The Hague

2018 Pareidolia, contribution to the SEA Art Tour, Texel, picture
in assignment of SEA Science Encounters Art foundation, Texel

2017 Flashforward, temporary landart project for art route Langs de Waal, from 2017 to 2022, Nijmegen, pictures
in assignment of the municipality of Nijmegen

2014 GLOW, site specific artwork for 360° BRNDWR, De Brandweer (former firehouse), Maastricht, picture
in assignment of Viewmaster Foundation, curated by Bart van den Boom

Pretty Vacant, artistic video recording of the installation of RAAAF in the chapel of the Central Museum
in assignment of Centraal Museum, Utrecht

2012 Waterspiegel/Mirroring Water, WMCN, Netherlands Water Management Center, Lelystad, pictures
in assignment of the RGD Rijksgebouwendienst, Dutch Government Buildings Agency

2011 Hotter Colder, contribution for Dropstuff at the 54th Venice biennial, picture
in assignment of Pleinmuseum Foundation/Centraal Museum, Utrecht

2009 Tomato Habitus, site & time specific installation for Foodprint, pictures
in assignment of Stroom, The Hague
part of the project consists of a website: website Tomato Habitus

2006 E-volver, LUMC Research Labs, Leiden University Mediacal Center, Leiden, picture
in assignment of LUMC and SKOR, Amsterdam, website Virtueel Platform

2004 Birth coin Princess Catharina-Amalia, concept/design of the ten-euro coin, coin video and coin pictures
produced by the Royal Dutch Mint, in assignment of the Dutch Ministry of Finance, geboortemunt Wikipedia

2003 Time Warp, W.G. Witteveenplein, Kop van Zuid, Rotterdam
in collaboration with Arnoud Holleman, in assignment of CBK Center for Fine Arts, Rotterdam
part of this public artwork consists of a website:


2019 Innovation Application Award, GAAC Global AI Art Competition, Tsinghua University, Shanghai, China

2013 Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award, Witteveen+Bos Consulting and Engineering, Deventer
Oeuvre Award, website Art+Technology Award

2002 VIDA 5.0, Foundation Telefónica, Madrid, Spain
1st prize International competition on Art & Artificial Life

1999 VIDA 2.0, Foundation Telefónica, Madrid, Spain
1st prize International competition on Art & Artificial Life


2022 Machine Wilderness, art-science fair, Groote Museum, ARTIS Zoo, Amsterdam, website Machine Wilderness
artist-in-residence and public program, organisation FoAM/Zone2Source/ARTIS

2020 Onward & Upward, Art in Times of Insecurity, Droog Design, Amsterdam, picture

2018 Berlin Atonal, Kraftwerk, Berlin, Germany, picture

3x3, the three of Driessens & Verstappen, V2_ Rotterdam, pictures
website V2_ 3x3

Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin

2011 Make a Forest, artist-in-residence on deforestation and desertification
Soleil d'Afrique, Bamako, Mali and Britto Arts Trust, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2012)
in assignment of Throwing Snowballs

2009 Evolution Haute Couture, art and science in the post-biological age, Laboratories Art & Science Space, Moscow, RU
screenings of the NCCA Art-Science Archives at the 3rd Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art, website Laboratories
curated by Dmitry Bulatov

Science as Suspense, Winzavod, Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow/Manez, Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, RU
screenings of the NCCA Art-Science Archives
curated by Dmitry Bulatov

2008 Evolution Haute Couture, art and science in the post-biological age
NCCA National Center for Contemporary Arts/Kaliningrad Art Gallery, Kaliningrad, Russia
curated by Dmitry Bulatov

IX Media Forum 2008, Era Foundation, Moscow, Russia
screenings of the NCCA Art-Science archives at the XXX Moscow International Film Festival

Pleinmuseum at the 52nd Venice Biennial, Riva dei sette Martiri, Venice, Italy

Conferences/Symposia/Interviews (selection from 2005)

2021 Transformation Digital Art 2021, LIMA, Amsterdam
Online symposium on ducumenting digital art, website LIMA

2020 Focus on Driessens & Verstappen, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, conference, auditorium Louvre Museum, Paris , France

2018 Coding-Decoding the World, Forum Vertigo, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Symposium in relation to the exhibition Coding the World organised by IRCAM/Centre Pompidou, website IRCAM

2017 Immortal Monkey, symposium on AI, University of the Underground, Sandberg, Amsterdam

2014 Living Tissues and Living Issues, #2: (Per)Formativity of BioArt, Open Wetlab., De Waag, Amsterdam
Lecture series by Joanne Jesman, interview D&V by Laura Mudde, moderator Lucas Evers, website De Waag

2012 A matter of feeling, Metamorf2012 biennial, Trondheim, Norway
Conference curated and moderated by Rachel Armstrong, website Metamorf Conference

2011 In Contact, interview with Edwin Jacobs, Centraal Museum, Utrecht

2010 bkkc/De Pont Artists Dialogues, dialogue with Alex de Vries, Museum De Pont, Tilburg

2007 Batteries not included, Mind as Machine, symposium on AI, Music Hall, Shrewsbury, UK

Sentient Creatures 2.0, lecture series on robotics, Waag Society, Theatrum Anatomicum, Amsterdam

Teaching/Lectures/Workshops (selection from 2005)

2022 Update, New Media Art Festival, University Art Research Lab, Liepaja, Latvia (masterclasses), website Update

MADtech, Minerva Academy, Groningen (guest teacher)

2021 Digital Art, with Sanneke Huisman, ArtEZ Arnhem (lecture)

2020 Recoding Driessens & Verstappen, CCU Creative Coding Utrecht (workshop), review Joost Dofferhoff

DesignLAB, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (lecture & coaching)

2018 Tickle Salon, an AI bodily experience in the making, Dutch Technology Week, Fontys, Eindhoven (lecture), review Petra Merkx

2017 Hacking Interactions, Lab Design Academy, Eindhoven (lecture)

2015 Bottom-up, TechnologyLab_, Breitner Academy, Amsterdam (lecture)

2013 DATA 52.0, Science Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (lecture)

2011 Coin Workshop 2011, Ministry of Finance/Royal Dutch Mint/Rijksakademie, Amsterdam (coaching)

Ambacht/Craft, AKV St. Joost Academy of Fine Arts & Design, Den Bosch (lecture)

2010 White Lady Lecture Series, De Witte Dame, Design Academy, Eindhoven (lecture)

2009 Driessens & Verstappen, HKU School of Fine Arts, Utrecht (lecture & coaching)

2008 Art that breeds Art, research-group, ArtScience Faculty, KABK Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague (teaching)

Monte Verità, Studium Generale, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (lecture)

Metacreation, Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen (since 2002 annual guest teaching)

2006 TU/e, Dept. of Industrial Design, University of Technology, Eindhoven (coaching)

Public Collections/Archives

2021 Art & D, Océ Art Foundation, Canon, Venlo

2019 Web collection XS4ALL, archive of early homepages 1993-2001, Royal Library, The Hague, more info in dutch

2018 Digital Canon 1960-2000, canon of digital art of the Netherlands, compiled by LIMA Amsterdam, Digital Canon

2018 Centre Pompidou, National Museum of Modern Art, collection Arts Plastiques, Paris, France, collection Centre Pompidou

2014 Centraal Museum, Utrecht, commissioned work, collection CMU

2012 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, gift of 3 works from the Sanders collection

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, collection CMU

2011 Achmea Art Collection, Zeist

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, collection CMU

2010 Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, collection MMK

2009 Erasmus MC Art Collection, Rotterdam

2008 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

NCCA Art-Science Archives, National Center for Contemporary Art, Kaliningrad, Russia

2007 LIMA Distribution Collection, Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, collection LIMA

2006 Achmea Art Collection, Tilburg

Akzo Nobel Art Foundation, Arnhem

FDAC Essonne, Fonds Départemental d'Art Contemporain, Chamarande, France

2005 Achmea Art Collection, Tilburg

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

2002 ABN Amro Collection, Netherlands

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, collection CMU

1997 CNAP, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France, collection CNAP

1996 FRAC Lorraine, Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain, Metz, France, collection FRAC Lorraine

Publications/Catalogues/Books (selection from 2005)

2021 Art in the Age of Machine Learning, MIT Press, Cambridge USA
author Sofian Audry, ISBN 978 0 26204 618 3, website MIT press

2020 Disziplinierung der Pflanzen, Deutscher Kunstverlag
author Judith Elisabeth Weiss, ISBN 978 34 22982 93 2, more info

2019 A Critical Theory of Media Art in the Netherlands, Jap Sam Books
editors Sanneke Huisman and Marga van Mechelen, Mind Design, ISBN 978 94 92852 14 4, website Jap Sam Books

To Mind is to Care, Publ. V2_ Rotterdam
visual essay, editors Joke Brouwer and Sjoerd van Tuinen, ISBN 978 90 828935 1 9, website V2_

2017 Humans Need Not Apply, catalogue, Science Gallery Dublin, Ireland

2016 The Interview Issue #1, Antennae #38 winter 2016, independent publisher, UK
interview with Ken Rinaldo, website Antennae

2015 BioArt, Altered Realities, publisher Thames & Hudson, London
author William Myers, website BioArt

Accretor: Generative Materiality in the work of Driessens & Verstappen, Artificial Life volume 21/3, MIT Press, USA
author Mitchell Whitelaw, editor Alan Dorin, E ISSN 1530 9185 website MIT Press

2014 Printing Things, Gestalten, Berlin, Germany
editors C. Warnier, D. Verbruggen, S. Ehmann, R. Klanten, ISBN 978 3 89955 516 5, website Gestalten

2013 Driessens & Verstappen, Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award, Witteveen+Bos, Deventer
essay Arjen Mulder, graphic design Houdbaar, download pdf book

Interactive Art and Embodiment, the implicit body as performance, Arts Future Books, Gylphi Ltd. United Kingdom
author Nathaniel Stern, ISBN 978 178 024 009 1, website Amazon

2012 Art & Science, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
catalogue of TASIE, 3rd Art and Science International Exhibition, ISBN 978 7 112 14756 4

Born-Digital Kunstwerken, Virtueel Platform Amsterdam
author Annet Dekker, website Virtueel Platform

VIDA 1999-2012, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid
edited by Karin Ohlenschläger, design Erretres, ISBN 978 84 15282 04 4

2011 Valéry Proust Museum/White Cube Fever, AKV/St.Joost, Breda
editor Camiel van Winkel, design Simon Davies

2010 The Politics of the Impure, V2 Publishing, Rotterdam
edited by Joke Brouwer, Arjen Mulder and Lars Spuybroek, contributions by a.o. Arjun Appadurai, Wim Delvoye, Lynn Margulis, Raj Patel, Casey Reas, Isabelle Stengers, Bruce Sterling, ISBN 978 90 5662 748 5, website V2

Form + Code, in Art, Design and Architecture, Princeton Architectural Press, USA
authors Casey Reas and Chandler McWilliams, design LUST, ISBN 978 1 56898 937 2, website Form+Code

Enfoldment and Infinity, An Islamic Genealogy of New Media Art, MIT Press, USA
author Laura U. Marks, ISBN 0 262 01421 1, website MIT Press

2009 Evolution Haute Couture, NCCA National Center for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad, Russia
edited by Dmirty Bulatov, essays Dmitry Bulatov and Roy Ascott, ISBN 978 5 94620 054 7

Science as Suspense, Dynasty Foundation, Moscow, Russia
essays Konstantin Bokhorov, Dmitry Bulatov, Stephen Wilson

INSIDE, Art and Science, Editora LxXL, Lisbon, Portugal
essays Marcos Cuzziol, Carlos M. Fernandes, Leonel Moura, Henrique Garcia Pereira, Daniel Dennett

CONFINES, IVAM Institute of Contemporary Art, Valencia, Spain
essays Vincenzo Trione, Jeam-Luc Nancy, Robert Storr, Francesco Casetti, Aaron Betsky, Harald Falckenberg, a.o.

SuperStories, Artbook Foundation/Triennial Hasselt, Belgium
essays Koos Flinterman, Louise Schouwenberg and Ann van Sevenant, design Geoffry Brusatto

2008 Deep Screen, Art in Digital Culture, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
essays Andreas Broeckmann and Sophie Tates, design Kummer & Herrman, ISBN 978 9 05006 175 9

Design by Evolution, Advances in Evolutionary Design, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Germany
edited by P. Hingston, L. Barone, Z. Michalewicz, ISBN 978 3 540 74109 1, website Springer

Nature as Artifice, New Dutch Landscape in Photography and Video Art, NAi Publishers, Rotterdam
edited by Maartje van den Heuvel and Tracy Metz, design Reynoud Homan, website NAi

Art Embodies A-Life, The VIDA Competition, essay Nell Tenhaaf, Leonardo, vol.41 #1, USA, website MIT Press

2007 Genesis, Life at the End of the Information Age, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
edited by Emilie Gomart, design Lesley Moore

Contour - Continuïteit, Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft
edited by Jaap van den Ende and Jan Hein Sassen, design Wigger Bierma and Ingo Offermans

2006 Onderwijs, Wetenschap en Kunst, SKOR Kunstprojecten Deel 3, SKOR, Amsterdam
edited by Liesbeth Melis and Martine van Kampen, essay Mariska van de Berg, design Coppens & Alberts

Update 1, The Origin, Zebrastraat, Ghent, Belgium
edited by Jean-Marie Dallet, design Félix Müller & Chantal Grossen

Sonic Acts XI, The Anthology of Computer Art, publication with DVD, Sonic Acts, Amsterdam
edited by Gideon Kiers and Lucas van de Velde, design Coup

Mediamatic Screen 1-12, Mediamatic Off-Line vol.11#1, Amsterdam
essay Jorinde Seijdel, design Marcel de Laat/Willem Velthoven, DVD Yariv Alter Fin

2005 Morphogenesis, VOUS ETES ICI, Amsterdam
edited by Hans Gieles and Francis Boeske, interview by Arie Altena, design Dorp&Dal

Press (selection from 2005)

2022 Natuur naar de voorgrond in Oud-Amelisweerd, LUCY, online review in dutch

Tussen ecologie en tech-tuin, Kunstmatig #17, podcast in dutch

Met een robot tussen de stokstaartjes, Stefan Raatgever, Het Parool, newspaper

2019 Slotakkoord in Fabriekshal, Frank van der Ploeg, Museumtijdschrift

Piepschuimen ruimtesonde en sissende symfonie maken boeiend slot voor Dordtyart, Thomas van Huut, NRC, newspaper

2018 Do Androids Dream of Contemporary Art, Alice Bucknell, Elephant Art Magazine, online article

De Affectie tussen Mens & Machine, Edo Dijksterhuis, Museumtijdschrift #6 2018

2015 Ik liet me kietelen door een kietelrobot, interview with Mandy Fit, The Creators Project, online article in dutch

2014 Videokunst op 25 meter, Ruud Maas, De Limburger

Wildgroei en Vreemde Ogen, essay by Boukje Cnossen, De Internet Gids 2014/5, online essay in dutch

2013 4 Art, interview with Valentijn Byvanck, AVRO Kunstuur, YouTube video

De Avonden, interview with Botte Jellema, VPRO Radio

2012 Het gen van de lelijkheid, Heske ten Cate, Mister Motley #30, online article in dutch

Featured Artists Art Rotterdam, Kunstbeeld

Morphotèque, interview with Silvia Bertolotti, Digicult, online article

2011 Boekenweek: The Politics of the Impure, Domeniek Ruyters, Metropolis M, online article in dutch

2010 Alles Stroomt, Anne Berk, Financieel Dagblad, text article in dutch

2009 Kunst laten ontstaan, Rianne Groen, Tubelight #65, online article in dutch

Sprookjesachtige wiskundige details, Sandra Smets, NRC Handelsblad

2007 Genesis, het leven aan het eind van het informatietijdperk, Daniëlle Hofmans, De Witte Raaf #127, online review in dutch

2006 Bodies by Design, Lisa Delgado, illustrations Jean Servaas, RES magazine, vol.9 #3, USA