Dewi de Vree is a media artist who deals with the sensual experience of physical experiments. With a background in the visual arts and her fascination for the interaction between man and machine, she’s been making different translating-machines, sound interfaces, performances and installations. Examples of her work include Elektrolab, a sound performance based on electrochemistry, Thermokoppel, a live sound-performance based on the relation between temperature and the acoustic properties of metal, Ground, an audiovisual performance in which graphite drawings are used as a control interface for several electronic instruments. At the moment she is working on Magnetoceptia, a collaboration with Patrizia Ruthensteiner, a series of antenna-based costumes for performance and installations.
Dewi studied BA Audiovisual Art at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and BA ArtScience at the Kabk in The Hague. She has presented her work on national and international venues such as Novas Frequencias in Rio de Janeiro (BR), Mekudeshet Jeruzalem Season of Cultures (IR), Gaudeamus Festival Utrecht (NL), Transmediale Festival Berlin (DE) and Casa da Música Porto (PO). Next to her autonomous work she is initiator, organiser and curator at Stichting Centrum location Villa K in The Hague (NL), event coördinator at Nutshuis Den Haag and member of the Instrument Inventors Initiative ‘iii’.