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Nick Ervink - Nesurak
Nick Ervink

Manifestations - Superpowers

Technology gives humans Superpowers. The sky is the limit when designing our bodies, earth and our minds.

All week at Veem | Floor 9 | Strijp-S

Robots, e-fashion en wearables, Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence. Innovative names and Young Talents, the best of recent graduates of Dutch art academies. The newest fashion and wearables, botox, human mutations, Post apocalyptic design and more..

Manifestations is a festival of Art, Technology and Fun. We need Fun in our current world, where fear rules, to show people what is going on. Which role do we want technology to have in the future? Will the Future Design Us? Visit our website for the complete overview and program of kids - workshops, lectures and meet-ups. Supported by the Mondriaan Funds, Stimuleringsfunds, Cultuur Eindhoven, VSB funds and others.

Nick Ervink

Nick Ervinck creates huge installations, sculptures, prints, work drawings and animated films. For several years he participated in many individual projects and group shows. Recently he showed work at Ars Electronica Linz, CBK Emmen, Beelden aan Zee Den Haag, Bozar Brussels and LABoral Gijon, Superstories Hasselt and Telic Art Exchange Los Angeles/Berlin.

Danielle Ooms - TU/e

Apple-based Material

Hoe creeëren we duurzame en circulaire mode? Biologisch afbreekbaar van een op appels gebaseerd materiaal; vergelijkbaar met leer, maar zonder een schadelijke impact op de natuur. De bedoeling is om de wens te laten groeien voor de esthetiek en het gevoel van het materiaal en kledingstuk, met als een voordeel geen milieu-impact.

Young Talent: graduate 2019 TU/e Technische Universiteit Eindhoven – student van Marina Toeters (TU/e & HKU)

Ismay Schaduw - WDKA

Kogelvrije vesten voor zwangere vrouwen.

Onderwerp; de gender gab, Om diverse redenen zijn er voor veel oplossingen geen ontwerpen specifiek voor vrouwen gemaakt zoals crash test dummies, maar ook kogelvrije vesten. Ismay ontwerpt een kogelvrijst voor zwangere vrouwen om zo een discussie te willen veroorzaken in de maatschappij over dit onderwerp.
Het uiteindelijke resultaat is een 3-tal kogelvrije vesten en een korte film,

Young Talent: graduate 2019 Willem de Kooning Academie Rotterdam

Ana Oosting - KABK

Kinetic folded sculpture that the visitor could explore with headlight, making the reflective patterns visible. Materials; Tyvek, Oralite 5600 (made possible by Antalis), neodymium magnets (made possible by Magnete), copper pipe (made possible by Wenzel), compression fitting (made possible by Bonfix), Arduino, Aliminium pipe, chain, fishwire, metal plates, ball bearings, metal cable.

Dirk Vaessen - ArtEZ

I believe people can have a much more fluid character than merely being categorised as male or female. My designs allow people to explore who or what they can be, and this takes courage. To emphasize the theatrical aspect of my accessories I use monumental forms with distinct silhouettes.

This work is nominated for the Sioux and GBO Manifestations Young Talent Award: graduate 2019 ArtEZ Arnhem

Ingmar Schroder - HKU

So, I took the umbrella, to me a symbol of weather and climate, and asked myself the question what the future role of this product should be. Climate change is a fact, but we don’t know in which way. So I created a concept about some of these predictions and reshaped it into a climate adaptive umbrella. I believe that we should embrace climate change and use it as a design tool, Because I believe that the best things come from an inexaustible source.

Teddy Kamper - HKU

I have designed a collection to confuse electronic eyes. More and more security cameras appear in the streets, while we have no idea who is looking at the images and what happens to them can happen. I am afraid of a police state There are permanent and absolute control over civilians, with every error recorded. Privacy then no longer exists.

Tamar Yogev - Minerva Academie Groningen

Tamar Yogev is an interdisciplinary designer based in Groningen, inspired by vegetables and textures. She create decorative elements for the food service industry (bars, restaurants, hotels, venues, etc.) such as dishes, tiles and lighting features.

Nominated for the Manifestations Young Talent Award: graduate 2019 Minerva, Groningen

Marsha Wichers - KABK Den Haag

Before Botox – After Botox
Project Face Design is a research project started by Marsha Wichers, Designer-Artist and Cosmetic doctor. The project deals with the effect that facial enhancement may have on the human condition. She used facial emotion reading software (a form of Artificial Intelligence) to reveal the effect of Botox on our non-verbal communication.

Grete-Karmen Jaakson, Marina Toeters, Loe Feijs TU/e

Modified Mandelbrot sets where transferred on textiles. Several of the lemniscates are taken to act as hem lines and sewing lines, notably for constructing the sleeves. We aimed aimed for an extreme silhouette. This became clearly visible in the huge sleeve shapes.

C H L O E S E V E R I E N - WDKA Rotterdam

A new system based on knitwear and re-usable rPET yarn. This can help reduce the ecological footprint of the Fashion Industry. This system consists of two key elements: the yarn and knitwear. The yarn is made from recycled PET bottles, extremely strong, colourful and shiny. Normally it’s used to reinforce car tires. Knitwear is one yarn that loops together. It’s easy to unravel by pulling at the yarns end. A new piece of clothing can be knitted straight away. Infinite Re-usable Knitwear.

Ningli Zhu - St Joost Academie Den Bosch

A self-reflective video essay, which narrates the social-psychological influence and intimate connections between Digital Interaction (biotechnology) and Users (human) in a personal case, as well as the relationships between "self" and "others", "human" and "machine", "inner space" and "outside space". The final video installation applies real-time facial expression sensors for the audience to play.

Nominated for the Manifestations Young Talent Award: graduate 2019 Master Institute St Joost

Pascale Theron Studio - Design Academy Eindhoven

The ostrich feather was once a highly valued commodity during the 19th Century, as woman sought out big plumes to decorate their flamboyant hats, but since then, the feather has fallen from grace. I aim to enhance the value of the ostrich feather, a very specialized product coming from the 150 year old ostrich feather industry in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. I hope to go beyond the aesthetic and decorative and rather return it to its former glory in a more integrated and practical way.

Tom Bergman - oud Philips

Your SuperPower, your brain, runs the risk of a burnout. Mental restoration is necessary at a regular basis, like a walk in nature. You are invited to take your first steps in an artificial environment that is as calming and fascinating as the real thing and see if it can restore your own SuperPower.

Malou Franken - WDKA Rotterdam

Food allergy is a serious problem and is more complex then people often think. Malou Franken, graduated this summer at the Willem de Kooning Academy (Lifestyle Transformation Design) came with a innovative solution: a spray that makes peanut traces in food blue to take away the fear of the consumer for getting a serious allergic reaction.

Nominated for the Manifestations Young Talent Award: graduate 2019 WDKA Rotterdam

Jim Brady (Post Neon) & Ward Goes (Studio Ward Goes) Immersive Journalism

In their research designers Jim Brady and Ward Goes investigate Immersive journalism; a type of journalism that relies on ‘experience’ rather than ‘report’. Its premise: VR news reporting allows audiences to immerse in news events themselves, thus changing the approach to objectivity and empathy.

A project of TU/e innovations space. This project is supported by the Creative Industries Fund NL and Stichting Stokroos.

Pia-Marie Stute and Katja Trinkwalder - Köln International School of Design, BA Integrated Design

The "Accessories for the Paranoid" explore an alternative approach to data security. As our physical environment reads, collects and stores an increasing amount of user information, this series of parasitic objects are designed to produce fake data. Through blurring our digital profiles, our true data identities get to hide behind a veil of fictive information.

Daphne Hobbelen

Blue Lines Project
Daphne Hobbelen

Michael Ang - City Refl3ctor

City Refl3ctor is a handheld device that merges your reflection with that of another person, creating a moment of shared identity in public space.

IMPAKT presents: Xin Liu

Masque is an interactive wearable and psychoacoustic system that manipulates the user’s perception of their own respiration by providing false auditory feedback. When you put the Masque on, you will hear synchronized respiration sounds as your own and will react naturally to the synthetic body signals.

IMPAKT Festival 2019 - in Utrecht from Wednesday 30 October to Sunday 3 November.

Matthijs Geurds - AKI ArtEZ Enschede

Post apocalyptic art installation. Our society has imploded 
#vulnerable #worldpowers  

Nominated for the Manifestations Young Talent Award: graduate 2019 AKI ArtEZ

Reinout Scheepers - AKI ArtEZ Enschede

Circulux is an immersive visual experience that explores a new dimension in pixel lighting systems. 6,000 programmable LED's configured in a custom built semi-transparent rig work together to deliver an intense 360 degree experience. For more information and projects please visit

Nominated for the Manifestations Young Talent Award: graduate 2019 AKI ArtEZ

Timothy Scholten

Superheroes, comicbook heroes, get more identity troubles: how can they be the good guys when everthing about them becomes dubious?

Just like large, metal objects draw all attention, also this metal and leather objects catches the eye: a Marie-Antoinette crinoline with elements from the motorcycle world: "though, male soclal attributes"

A mix of the macho culture of superheroes and the opposite: the female, naked and vulnerable.  

'Become a Mary-Ann, Change Your Body for Desire'

Niki Efstratiou - TU/e

to connect blind people more with art and culture: special tours for blinds and blind maps made by this Industrial Design graduate of the TU/e

Stichting Art & Technology

Free Entrance, 3000m2 Art, Tech & Fun Daily tours, sign up organisatie [at]