- Edwin van der Heide is an artist and researcher in the field of sound, space and interaction. He extends the terms composition and musical language into spatial, interactive and interdisciplinary directions. His work comprises installations, performances and environments. The audience is placed in the middle of the work and challenged to actively explore, interact and relate themselves to the artwork.He has presented his work at renown museums and festivals as SMAK - Ghent, Ars Electronica Festival - Linz, Stedelijk Museum - Amsterdam, V2_'s DEAF - Rotterdam, ICC - Tokyo, NAMOC - Beijing, Transmediale - Berlin, SONAR - Barcelona, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, SFMOMA, FILE - Brazil, SONAMBIENTE - Berlin, Art Basel Parcours Night and Donaueschinger Musiktage.Beside’s running his own studio he's part-time assistant professor at Leiden University (LIACS / Media Technology MSc programme) and heading the Spatial Interaction Lab at the ArtScience Interfaculty of the Royal Conservatoireand Arts Academy in The Hague. He was Edgard Varèse guest professor at the Technische Universität Berlin (2009), won the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award 2009 for his entire body of work. He was an invited artist and guest professor at Le Fresnoy, studio des arts contemporain in France for the year 2011-2012.
埃德温•范德•海德，1970年生於荷蘭，1 9 8 8 ~ 8 9 年就讀烏特列克藝術學院（Utrecht School of Arts）主修音樂科技，1 9 9 2 年畢業於荷蘭皇家音樂學院（Sonology, composition of electronic music, Royal Conservatory）聲響學系，是致力於聲音、空間和互動媒體領域的藝術家和研究者， 更把音樂語彙和作曲（composition）等辭延伸深入空間、互動性和跨領域，涵蓋裝置、表演與環境。