Leanne Wijnsma Studio
is currently developing the Smell of Data.

Valletta-Leeuwarden, 2727km long tunnel connecting the two European Capitals of Culture 2018.
Escape, experiencing the anthropocene while exploring the future of life underground.
Refresh, digitising nature by scanning a 484m2 backyard 1:1.
Play Mantelzorg, social media platform for volunteer caregivers commissioned by Leonie van Noort.

Vice, Guardian, Pop-Up City, Atlas Obscura, Bradley Garrett, Spiegel.

m20d Art & Architecture Biennale, Faena Art Center, Biennale Interieur 2014, Z33 House for Contemporary Art, MOTI Museum of the Image, Graphic Design Festival Chaumont, De Appel Arts Center, NiMK Dutch Institute for Media Art.

Pakhuis de Zwijger, Utrecht Down Under, Dutch Film Festival, Salone del Mobile Milan/Design Academy Eindhoven, Border Sessions International Festival on Technology & Society.

Leanne Wijnsma received a BA in Graphic Design from the Utrecht School of the Arts in 2009 and a Masters in Visual Strategies from the Sandberg Institute Amsterdam in 2013. She lead the research group ‘control society’ investigating data mining by smartphone apps and gadgets as part of Dutch media-lab SETUP in 2014 and has received an e-culture grant from the Dutch Cultural Media Fund to research and develop the Smell of Data in collaboration with filmmaker Froukje Tan. She teaches Communication & Multimedia Design at Utrecht University. She has been a Future Emerging Art and Technology associate (2016) and has been nominated for a Bio Art and Design Award (2014).
Leanne Wijnsma’s work uses instinct as design, exploring the relationship between freedom and technology through olfactory design, experience workshops and extreme sports.

Email post at leannewijnsma dot nl
Twitter @leannewijnsma