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"Since 2000 I have been working on the development of sculptures with expressive motion as a starting point."


Exhibitions and events

Currently on display:
-> Sculpture Taaie Tiller can be seen in action twice a day - every day at the University of Twente Campus in Enschede (NL).
Starting times: 12:45pm and 15:45pm.
Coming up:
-> Kunstschouw Schouwen-Duiveland, Netherlands, from 15 until 23 June 2024. Collection of large and small sculptures on display among which the Anemone Magnifica, Plumage I Flamingo, Between Heaven and Earth, Freedom, and No Time.


-> Exposition Changes of the Delftse Kunstkring, Delft, on 29 and 30 June 2024. Various sculptures on display among which Between Heaven and Earth, Freedom, Plumage I Flamingo, and No Time.



23-24 September Kunstroute Leiden, exhibition at the Alien Art Gallery of 8 new and older sculptures
16-18 February Interactive balanced flower sculpture Anemone Magnifica on display at the Delft Highlight Festival
27 January Car-Swing & Looping installation  makes first looping and video launched



15 June Invited talk at the ITS University of Surabaya, Indonesia



5 November Invited keynote talk at the CNRS GDR-conference in Paris, France



20 August Invited talk at Izmir Kâtip Çelebi University in Izmir, Turkey
23 July Invited talk at the Izmir Institute of Technology (IYTE) in Izmir, Turkey
10 April Invited talk at the University of California Irvine in Los Angeles, US
5 April Invited talk at the Brigham Young University in Salt Lake City, US
March - April Series of 4 invited talks at the Idaho State University in Pocatello, US
29 January Invited talk at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Duisburg, Germany



5 October Invited talk at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada
12 September Invited talk at Laval University in Quebec, Canada
20-22 June Exposition of Streetbeast, Between Heaven and Earth, Two Men Late at Night, and Taaie Tiller video on the 4th IEEE/IFToMM Int. Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms & Robots (ReMAR) at Delft University of Technology.



21 November Keynote lecture on the development and technology of the Taaie Tiller at the Constructorsday 2017 in the Evoluon, Eindhoven (NL). Awarded the Constructor of Excellence 2017 Award, issued annually by Dutch technological magazine Constructeur. 
9 May Opening of the Taaie Tiller Sculpture at the University of Twente in Enschede (NL). Permanently active every day from this day onwards. See: www.taaietiller.com.
9 May Studium Generale lecture on the Taaie Tiller kinetic sculpture at the University of Twente, Netherlands



21 April Invited talk at King’s College London in London, UK
20 April Invited talk at London South Bank University in London, UK



18 June Invited talk at Izmir Institute of Technology (IYTE) in Izmir, Turkey



13-12-2014 - 7-03-2015 The works Our Present-day Sewing Machine Culture and Between Heaven and Earth on display at the exposition MOOOVE at Concordia, Enschede (NL).
13 November Keynote talk by Volkert van der Wijk on the Taaie Tiller at the Precision Fair in Veldhoven (NL).



06-06 - 30-09 WINDKRACHT 1000, Keienplonzer+ on beaches of Texel (Ronde om Texel), Veghel (Slokdarmfestival), Castricum aan Zee, Terschelling (Springtij festival), Netherlands.
March 23 until 2014 Museum of Mechanical Art & Design (MAD) in Stratford Upon Avon, UK. On display: Plumage I, Our Present-day Sewing Machine Culture, and Invention of the Barrel Organ.



01-10 - 09-10 Newton Festival 2011, Westland, Netherlands, with Between Heaven and Earth and The Roll Over.



19 October Invited talk at the University of Cassino in Cassino, Italy
16 April Invited talk at LIRMM/University of Montpellier in Montpellier, France



05-09 - 20-09 Newton Festival 2009, Naaldwijk, Netherlands, with Tango and Two Men Late at Night.
20-06 - 21-06 'Als het maar beweegt' (As long as it moves), Poppesteeg, Delft, various works on display.



16-10 - 26-10 'Kunstmoment', Diepenheim, various works on display.
13-09 - 14-09 Car-Art 2008 Festival, Delft, with the Rocky Road Racer.
11-03 - 14-03 ESEF Engineering Fair, Jaarbeurs Utrecht, Two Men Late at Night.



6 May Cycle Vision, Circuit Zandvoort, with Streetbeast and Zombie.



28-07 - 31-07 What the Hack Festival, Liempde, The Netherlands, with Zombie, Streetbeast and Our present-day sewing machine culture.
26-03 - 26-04

Solo exhibition ‘Le Mouvement’
Turfkelder – Schoonhoven. Opened by HJA Hofland.



04 June Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Delft University of Technology (Streetbeast winning the yearly engineering design contest).
27 April Voorschotfestival, Theatre De Veste, Delft, with Fairy's Mechanism.



10-10 – 30-11 ‘De wereld van Henk Hofland’, Persmuseum Amsterdam.
3 April Voorschotfestival, Theatre De Veste, Delft (video 1, video 2).



12-10 – 16-11 Gallery De Oplichterij, Rotterdam ‘Plonsmachines’.
30-09 – 04-10 Jaarbeurs Utrecht, technology exchange, with Zombie.
August Technology Museum, Delft, with Zombie.