Leanne Wijnsma Studio
is currently developing the Smell of Data and gives workshops on instinctive technology.

Valletta-Leeuwarden, a virtual wormwhole connecting the two European Capitals of Culture 2018.
    Subterranean Matter Installation:
    • Leeuwarden: 1 June - 15 July 2018
    • Valletta: September 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 Motherboard, TIME Magazine, Dezeen, The Verge, Guardian Cities, Vice, Guardian, Pop-Up City, Atlas Obscura, Der Spiegel.

Athens Digital Arts Festival, Werkleitz, Science Museum London, Dutch Design Week, STRP Festival, Future Flux Festival, m20d Art & Architecture Biennale, 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.

Transmediale, Forum for Architecture and Media Brno, PBLQ Dutch Institute for Public Administration, Night of the Nerds, Willem de Kooning Academy, Royal Academy of Art The Hague, Utrecht School of the Arts, ArtEZ University of the Arts, Utrecht University, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht.

Path Festival Sao Paulo, TU Delft, Experimental Scent Summit, V2, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Dutch Film Festival, Salone del Mobile Milan, Border Sessions International Festival on Technology & Society.

.Awards & Fellowships:
Winner STRP ACT Award 2017, Nomination for Art & Olfaction Sadakichi Award 2017, Next Nature Fellow, Nomination Internet Society Awards, SIDN Fund Stipend, Neotopia Seoul Data & Humanity Grand Prize, Nomination for Bio Art and Design Award 2014.

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 and experience workshops.

Email post at leannewijnsma dot nl
Twitter @leannewijnsma