mark ijzerman

Selected residencies

Valley of the Possible

Cañon del Blanco, Chile

April 26 - May 26, 2019

Month-long residency in Valley of the Possible program

Art Center Nabi

Seoul, South Korea

July 7 - September 6, 2017

Two-month artist residency through V2_'s Summer Sessions program

Muze'um L: Light and Landscape

Roeselare, Belgium

June 9 - June 16, 2019

Week-long workshop together with Francesca Saraullo

Temp Studio

Lisbon, Portugal

November 2017 & May 2018

Artist residency


Amsterdam, Netherlands

January 2016

Artist residency

Selected exhibitions


Eindhoven, Netherlands

November 29 2019 - March 1, 2020

"As Above, So Below" (fixed video version) as part of the Polarities exhibition.

GLOW Festival

Eindhoven, Netherlands

November 9 - November 16, 2019

"Moonlight", together with Team Moonlight.

Dutch Design Week 2019

Eindhoven, Netherlands

October 20 - October 28, 2019

"Filter Family", together with Studio Lonk.

Muze'um L: Light & Landscape

Roeselare, Belgium

June 14 - June 16, 2019

Presented durational performance piece "LUX", together with dancer Francesca Saraullo.

In Common

Wonderspaces, USA

June 14, 2019 - ongoing

"Space Here Becomes Sound", collaboration with Studio LONK, exhibited continuously as part of Wonderspaces: In Common. Touring artwork.

Vernissage Art Gallery

Zermatt, Switzerland

19 June - 30 June, 2019

"plisch, knaster, psssh" exhibited as part of the Moon Gallery show at Vernissage Art Gallery, Zermatt.

Space Expo

Noordwijk, Netherlands

December 2, 2018 - March 3, 2019

"plisch, knaster, psssh" exhibited as part of the Moon Gallery show at the Space Expo.

European Space Agency

Noordwijk, Netherlands

November 2018

"plisch, knaster, psssh" exhibited as part of the Moon Gallery show at ESA.

Dutch Design Week 2018

Eindhoven, Netherlands

October 20 - October 28, 2018

"Space Here Becomes Sound", together with Studio Lonk.

Art Center Nabi

Seoul, South Korea

August 30 - September 29, 2017

Group exhibition 2_gather, exhibited Time Shift.


Rotterdam, Netherlands

October 2017

Test_Lab: Summer Sessions Homecoming, exhibited Time Shift


Neerpelt, Belgium

October 2016

Sound art installation trail Songline, w/ Soundlings

Gaudeamus Festival

Utrecht, Netherlands

September 2014

Sound art installation trail Soundroots, w/ Soundlings

GLOW Festival

Eindhoven, Netherlands

November 2011 & 2012

BrainPulse in collaboration with Technical University Eindhoven

Selected performances

Mapping Possibilities

Cairo, Egypt

December 21, 2019

As Above, So Below (pre-premiere)


Amsterdam, Netherlands

December 12, 2019

As Above, So Below (pre-premiere)

Maia Bienal

Maia, Portugal

July 13, 2019

Cantus Viscous AV

Rewire Festival 2019

The Hague, Netherlands

March 31, 2019

Cantus Viscous AV


Amsterdam, Netherlands

March 28, 2019

Cantus Viscous AV


Ekko, Utrecht, Netherlands

February 16, 2019

Cantus Viscous AV


Eindhoven, Netherlands

February 1, 2019

Cantus Viscous AV

GOLF Festival

37PK gallery, Haarlem, Netherlands

December 21, 2018

Cantus Viscous AV

FIBER Festival

Garage Noord, Amsterdam, Netherlands

July 22, 2018

A/V Performance with Ekman

Nieuwe Vide

Haarlem, Netherlands

July 13, 2018

Cantus Viscous AV

Temp Studio

Lisbon, Portugal

November 11, 2017

Cantus Viscous AV

Betweter Festival

Utrecht, Netherlands

September 29, 2017

Audio Coffee Lab in collaboration with Dagmar Geerlings

Art Center Nabi

Seoul, South Korea

August 30, 2017

Cantus Viscous AV

The Edge

Seoul, South Korea

August 17, 2017

Cantus Viscous AV

Mapping Festival

Geneva, Switzerland

May 24, 2017

Presque Vu AV

EYE Filmmuseum

Amsterdam, Netherlands

May 9, 2017

Presque Vu AV

Het Nieuwe Instituut

Rotterdam, Netherlands

January 27, 2017

Performing "FRICTION" during opening of exhibition Designing the Surface


Amsterdam, Netherlands

February 17, 2017

Cantus Viscous AV


Berlin, Germany

January 23, 2016

Presque Vu AV as part of Transmediale/CTM Vorspiel

Mediamatic Echokamer, Amsterdam NL

Amsterdam, Netherlands

March 27, 2014

Performance with Mark Nieuwenhuis and Myrthe van de Weetering

Selected products


2018 - now

Software & sound design engineering for interactive object to communicate with Alzheimer's patients



New tactile music controller

Selected interviews & articles

Teaching & workshops

Masters Institute for Visual Cultures, St. Joost School of Fine Art & Design, Ecology Futures

2019 - now

Masters module "Cartographies of the Vanishing Now" together with Xandra van der Eijk and Jarl Schulp

University of the Arts Utrecht NL, Music & Technology

2011 - now

2nd & 3rd year classes on creative coding, media art, installations, and perception

Mapping Ecologies

December 2019

Week-long workshop on digital art & ecology in Cairo for the Mapping Possibilities festival.

Cartographies of the Vanishing Now (FIBER)

September 2019

Week-long lab with sessions on ecology and art

ArtEZ Arnhem NL, Interaction Design

2011 - 2015

Six-week module on interactive spatial sound installations, together with Robin Koek

Rietveld art academy Amsterdam NL, Dogtime


Six-week module on creating interactive art with MaxMSP

Butala-project, Chibale ZM


Teaching music design in Chibale, Zambia for the Butala-project

Electropiepenclub, Amsterdam NL


Sound art workshops for kids at STEIM

Talk at Wellcome Trust


Talk at Hubbub department about sound in the urban environment

Primary school workshops with Duncan Chapman, London UK


Sound art workshops for kids at several primary schools in London

Selected talks & lectures

MU, Eindhoven NL


Talk on "As Above, So Below" together with Sébastien Robert

KIKK Festival, Namur BE


Short talk on my practice

Wellcome Collection, London UK


"Towards a Positive Acoustic Ecology" at Hubbub

AMII Incubator, Vilnius LT


Two weeks of teaching at radio drama & sound art workshop at the AMII Incubator in Vilnius, Lithuania

Klankenbos, Neerpelt BE


Talk on sound art in public space

University of Technology, Eindhoven NL


Workshop on active listening


University of the Arts Utrecht NL

2015 - now

Research into maker's processes

University of the Arts Utrecht NL


Thesis: "An Introduction To Teaching Electronic Music To Children: A Music Technologist's Perspective."

Sound and Music, London UK


Research into sound art workshops as creative practice, with as an outcome the documentary "Engagement with Sound"


University of the Arts Utrecht

2010 - 2011

Master of Arts

University of the Arts Utrecht

2007 - 2011

Bachelor of Arts