I am Arnold Hoogerwerf. I received bachelor’s degrees of art and music from both art academy and conservatory and am currently working as an artist, teacher and researcher.
The most common theme in my work is the human relationship with technology and science. I’m fascinated by the origins of ‘new media’ throughout the ages and the influence of historical scientific and technological discoveries on human nature and contemporary culture.
I make audiovisual installations and compose music for theatre and film. I also initiate long-running research projects at the interface between the different art disciplines and the sciences.
I believe in interdisciplinary cooperation between artists and scientists and am convinced of the idea that artists can play an important role in bridging the gap between ever-accelerating scientific and technological progress and society.
Besides my autonomous art practice, i work freelance as an artist, researcher and teacher for various cultural, scientific and educational institutions.
I am mainly working from Utrecht, where i live with my partner and two lovely daughters.