Country:   Netherlands
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1934 Born in Borgharen, The Netherlands 1954-1959 Jan van Eyck Academie Maastricht, monumental and autonomous art 1957-1961 University of Utrecht, sociology of art 1962 Mention d'Honneur, Prix Europe de peinture, Oostende 1963 Frisiana Award, Leeuwarden 1962-1964 Director of art school Vredeman de Vries, Leeuwarden 1964-1967 Bende van de Blauwe Hand (The Gang of the Blue Hand), Leeuwarden 1966 Member of educational staff of the Municipal Museum The Hague 1965-1974 Invention and organisation of ‘situasies’ 1966-1967 Member of educational staff and public relations, Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven 1968-present Maciunas Ensemble 1967-1968 Free Community of the Global City of Peace and Pleasure 1969-1981 Member of the Board of BBK, Federation of Artists Associations, and founder of the artists unions: OBK and VBBKZN 1970-1981 Member of the boards of CRC, Foundation Kunst en Bedrijf, Social Fund of Artists, and member of the Dutch Arts Council and various committees within it 1971 7e Biennale de la Jeunesse de Paris 1970-1975 Development team of construction scheme ‘de Kraal’ Grote Bos, Geldrop 1971-1977 Environmental designs Eindhoven: Wilgenroosstraat, Van Abbemuseum, City Theatre, Market, School Yard Norbertuslaan 1974-1984 Consulting artist in Nieuwe Schans, and in town planning teams in Zoetermeer/ Buytenwegh de Leyens, Utrecht/Lunetten, and ‘s-Hertogenbosch/Maaspoort, 1980-2001 Director Het Apollohuis Eindhoven 1982-present Long String Installations (until 1991 in cooperation with Johan Goedhart) 1983-1987 Member of the Jury of the Royal Awards of Painting, Amsterdam 1984/85 Festival ECHO. The Images of Sound I 1986 New Works Grant of the Massachusetts Council for the Arts, Boston USA 1987 Festival ECHO. The Images of Sound II. Audio Art Symposium II 1990-present Projects with birds and animals 1993 Artist-in-residence Exploratorium, San Francisco USA 1994 Artist-in-residence Yellow Spring Institute, Chester Springs USA Member of the Jury Ernesto de Sousa Fellowship Portugal 1996 Noord-Brabant Cultural Award 1998 Companion of the Order of the Dutch Lion 2000 Award best exhibition 2000, Galerie Klatovy/Klenová, Klenová 2002 Artist-in-residence Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori Japan 2004 Honorary Mention, Prix Ars Electronica, Linz Accessed 04.08.2009 from
7 Selected Statements
      Worktype Info Year Country Admin
Band of the Blue Hand Concert 1964 Edit
Two Suspended Grand Pianos Installation 1990 USA Edit
Singing The World Into Existence Soundwork 1992 Netherlands Edit
Out of the Blue Installation 1994 Greece Edit
Grand Finale Installation 1996 Edit
Paul Panhuysen/Warren Burt: Number Made Visible Made Audible Soundscape 2001 Australia Edit
Aviary in Neerpelt/Belgium Animal Environment 2005 Belgium Edit