Art, Philosophy & Science

On January 19, 2011 By

I know Olga Crapels from the 2009 Honours Class with Boo Chapple at Leiden University. If there is an event related to the combination of Art Philosophy and Science she is there (or it is just chance that every time I am at one of those events I run into her). It is no wonder [...]

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We make money not art

On January 5, 2011 By

An interview about the DA4GA project: 2.6g 329m/s for one of the my favourite art related blogs: We make money not art, by Régine Debatty.  She asked me for some good illustrations to illustrate the project, but since we are still at the organising phase I have not much [...]

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2.6g 329m/s in Algemeen Dagblad

On December 22, 2010 By

A pretty long nice article for the newspaper: Algemeen Dagblad by Hans-Paul Andriessen really hyped the 2.6g 329m/s concept. A title like: “Superskin repels bullets”, together with a huge spiderman made sure that we had the attention of the other press.

After [...]

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Awards ceremony at Naturalis!

On December 9, 2010 By

We have won with my project proposal 2.6g 329m/s!! I hate these kind of events because I can’t stand the pressure. The uncertainty, expressing myself in words rather than with my work isn’t my strongest point. Standing on the stage in front of people, I realise by how [...]

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Today I met with Prof. Kees Tenssen, head of the LUMC dermatology department, who I contacted by email about the DA4GA project 2.6g 329m/s and who was really interested in knowing more about the project and his colleague Dr. Abdoel El Ghalbzouri whose expertise is in vitro skin models.

They showed [...]

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Ok I’ve made it past the first round for the DA4GA-awards with my project proposal for 2.6g 329m/s, and I got teamed up with a great partner Marcel Piët (left on the picture) from the Forensic Genomics Consortium Netherlands who shares the same vision [...]

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I’ve now been officially teamed up with Marcel Piët (picture below) from the Forensic Genomics Consortium Netherlands! Time to really work out the project proposal and make sure we both agree with its vision/goal.

We’ve been discussing the possibility of starting a different project for [...]

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Dear Dr. Randy Lewis

On September 27, 2010 By

I really needed to give my project proposal for DA4GA some validity and get it out of the Science fiction realm. Of course the implementation of skin like this in humans is pure Science fiction for now, but all the individual components exist, it is only a matter [...]

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