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Manifestations needs Volunteers!
Would you like to be part of the team that offers visitors a life changing experience, assist artists to show their work, then join us as volunteer! [...]
Do you want to participate in Manifestations 2017? The largest Innovative Art, Tech and Fun event of the DDW? 4500m2 at VEEM building on A location. At [...]
Sensoree – AWE Goosebumps
In a dialog of art and science, SENSOREE therapeutic biomedia  animates the feeling of awe. Awe is the subtle mix of fear and wonder that gives the chills, [...]
Juul Koene – My name is Ava, I am your personal family doctor
My name is Ava, I am your personal family doctor” Juul Koene created with her project: “My name is Ava, I am your personal family [...]
Juul Koene – ASMR Binaural Wellness
ASMR Binaural Wellness is based on an internet culture called ASMR, Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. ASMR is an experience characterised by a [...]
Juul Koene, Missy Skae, Merel Raven, Amy Whittle – Conductive Ritual
Nowadays our daily rituals are constantly interrupted by external influences, specifically by our electronic devices. We are almost always [...]
Juul Koene- Smell Therapy
The combination of smell and an act made me dig into a technique where smell can be divided into degrees of strong and weak scent. For this technique I [...]
PEN – Smoker, I Love You – Family Space Cocoon
Smoker, for you, who is tired of going up and down in the cold or the summer heat waves.. inside this portable cabin, you will finally be able to relieve [...]
Neffa – MycoTEX / Mycelium Textile – Fungal Futures
Why do we still make clothes which last for 40 years if we only wear them for 1 or 2 years? The initial purpose of MycoTEX was to create a textile out of [...]
Ziynet Hidiroglu – Reflections
The three dimensional design, made out of ceramic tiles and coloured mirrors; capturing reflections and positioning itself in an unknown world of randomness.
Channin – Moment == Memory
Nowadays, technology is all around us and provides us with more information than we can process. Consequently, our brain is working overtime and fails to [...]
Satellite expo – Internet of Women Things
Agi Haines – Transfigurations and others.. How can IoT devices change the experiences of women. Currently, most IoT objects are focussed on consumer [...]
Hyperspace Collective – Virtual Reality Collective Brainport Region
The Hyperspace Collective is a cluster of companies in the Brainport Region who work with Augmented and Virtual Reality technology. [...]
Innovative High Tech: Torque Wind Turbine – The Next Step in Renewable Energy
The new Torque Wind Turbine is the world’s most advanced small wind turbine for the highest output What makes the Torque Wind Turbine so special is that it [...]
Virtual Reality in a Wheelchair..
secret program, will be updated later..
Innovative High Tech Presentations: Virtual Reality Specials
The most innovative developments in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality, including bio-feedback.
Luuk Klawer – Echinozoa
  Echinozoa is a form and material research inspired on the growth structure of invertebrate marine animals. The focus is on the group of echinoderms. [...]
Jip van Leeuwenstein – A Diverse Monoculture
The solution for the yearly problem of the oak processionary (Dutch: eikenprocessierups): robots. On a real branch of an oak tree, including leaves, Jip [...]
Turret (Portal)
Turrets are one of the main obstacles in the Portal games. These stationary robots are deadly accurate and will kill anything on sight with nearly infinite [...]
Event: Young Talent Award 2017
Manifestations selected Best of Graduates 2017: This year Manifestations presents the Young Talent Award. Since we started, it has always been one of our [...]
Giulia Tomasello – Future Flora
Future Flora kit lets women grow and harvest living cultures that can support intimate health. The kit of this Central Saint Martins graduate features an [...]
Katerina Gaidamaka – Post Soviet
Nowadays the East is as another world to explore new aesthetics to toy with as nowhere else can we find such a collision of the West and the East. The [...]
Events: Overview
Overzicht Events tijdens Manifestations: 22 Oct 16:00-17:00 hrs. Young Talent Awards with Bruce Sterling and Martijn Paulen – director DDW – Award Ceremony [...]
Epoch – Decoding meaning
A project by Arthur Boer and Boris Smeenk that explores the field of computer vision in relation to the current visual culture. The duo built a machine, [...]
Zanne and friends – Virtual Intimacy (VR)
Zanne and friends present: Virtual Intimacy VR has never been so close!    
Iiris Sointu – The Supplant
While people work to obtain the illusion of absolute control over their lives through this product, technologically advanced beyond imagination, they are [...]
Iiris Sointu – Raivon Muotokieli/Language of Rage
Language of Rage: I want to bring light to the transformative nature of violent thoughts and emotional chaos, rather than mystifying them. In my depiction [...]
Manus Nijhoff – Experiences of a User
Supposedly the internet is a public space. While it was first seen as a medium which would let information flow freely and thereby make us more free, its [...]
Manifestations presents: several new robots! Somewhere in a laboratory in The Netherlands, a new species is born … from steel, electronics and the [...]
Dominica Chen – Superpower Studio
Superpower Studio dives into the internet world of ‘pointless superpowers’, and aims to grant internet users the ‘pointless superpowers’ that they come up [...]
Kids program
…but also grown-ups can join in 360 degree experiments, regain control over your device, creative programming, Imagine your Future…
Meet new People
Most of the program is interactive.. so you will Definately meet new People… but is your Neighbour he says he is…?
Will the Future Design Us? the theme of Manifestations. Will We Design the Future or Will the Future Design Us?
VR – Explore New Worlds..
You will see things you’ve never seen before and will never forget..  
DDW prepping for launch
The 2017 edition of Dutch Design Week is about to unleash its creative powers! The all new festival Manifestations is going to be one of the most [...]
Melissa Coleman & Leonie Smelt – Tremor
Tremor is a dress that responds with an involuntary visual shiver every time a woman dies as the result of an unsafe abortion. The dress is inspired by our [...]
Yvette de Wit – Limitless
How can people function better, feel better, and how do people reach their full potential? Yvette created Limitless, a drink based on a micro dose of LSD [...]
Tim Verbakel – The Ultimate Bottle
The Ultimate Bottle Project can be the solution for refugees who have a shortage of essentials during their journey to Europe. This portable bottle uses [...]
Goed Folk – Purple crocodiles do not exist.
An illusion becomes reality and reality is increasingly becoming that illusion. The photo book ‘Purple crocodiles do not exist’ dives into a real [...]
Neffa – Dynamic Skin
Use of technology in the fashion industry is, at present, limited predominantly to gadgets and accessories that monitor what the body is doing and allow [...]
Prof. Loe Feijs (TU/e) & Marina Toeters ( Pied de Pulse
Massage jacket: Pied de Pulse: Packing Embroidered Circles and Coil Actuators in Pied de Poule (Houndstooth) by Loe Feijs (TU/e) and Marina Toeters [...]
Jorick de Quaasteniet & Arnout Schaap – MOONMISSION 2030
Our mission in its essence is quite simple; we want to clean up a plastic bag. The fact that this plastic bag is located on the moon makes things more [...]
Myrna Out – xxy-toys
In the social climate which we live in today, ancient stereotypes on men and women are not that common anymore. Not every man is the one who brings the [...]
Robbin Veldman – LEVEL LOWN
Game addiction is a growing problem among young people. As a graphic designer, I feel responsible to do something about it. From my own experience, I know [...]
is a visionary installation which shows a proposal about how we can modify our body in the future, it’s about becoming the internet version of you in [...]
Isabel Pfab & Martina Gerosa – Wearable Baby Monitor
De speciaal voor Internet of Women Things ontwikkelde Wearable Baby Monitor van Isabel Pfab en Martina Gerosa is onderkleding die in het laatste trimester [...]
Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao & Artem Dementyev – MIT Media Lab – NailO
Fingernails as an Input Surface NailO is part of Internet of Women Things
DuoSkin – Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, Asta Roseway*, Christian Holz*, Paul Johns*, Andres Calvo, Chris Schmandt. MIT Media Lab in collaboration with Microsoft Research*
DuoSkin is a fabrication process that enables anyone to create customized functional devices that can be attached directly on their skin. Using gold metal [...]
Fay Klaassen – Don’t Forget to Play!
Play is not just fun, it’s healthy too. Continuing to play as an adult can free your mind and reduce mental and physical health issues. Come play with us! [...]
Tega Brain & Sam Lavigne – Smell Dating
Smell Dating is the world’s first smell based dating service. Made in collaboration with Sam Lavigne, it is a participatory project that invites people to [...]
Pinar Yoldas – The Kitty AI Artificial Intelligence for Governance
It is year 2039. An artificial intelligence with the affective capaticies of a kitten becomes the first non-human governor. She leads a politician-free [...]
Veerle Kluijfhout – Domesticat
Domesticat How do we want the future? Human beings have raised and adapted animals to serve to their favour (domestication); animals are being used as [...]
Laetitia Roling – Pookie Goes to Heaven
Pookie died a while ago, but she is alive in our minds. While constantly rotating on her turntable, we keep her animated. We take a look at how pookie took [...]
Mythology In Progress is an ongoing series of interactive online performances taking place on Facebook. Visitors are presented a virtual environment on [...]
Tim Demper – Multiversescope
Much more exists than we can ever measure or observe. There are phenomena that can’t be measured or observed in our Universe. Such as further away in [...]
Teun Seuren – SHWALBE!
This collection revolves around the idea of ‘hooligans’. I was particularly struck by the brotherhood found in a ‘firm’, and the vulnerability that is [...]