Heleen Blanken is an artist who has worked in a number of different mediums, from sculpture, photography, installation to digital arts and architectural approaches. Heleen studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and her work ‘Habitat’, which is currently in Shifting Proximities, explores dualities between technology and nature. The work evolved from studying natural history archives in Leiden’s Naturalis Museum and operates with custom made technology ensuring an individual experience for each visitor that moves through the exhibit. The work combines nature and technology, exploring where the parallels exist between the two, encouraging new ways of experiencing nature.
In this episode we will find out from three different perspectives how the Nxt's current exhibition was formed and [...]