Driessens & Verstappen
The artist couple Driessens & Verstappen have worked together since 1990. After their study at the Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and Rijksakademie Amsterdam, they jointly developed a multifaceted oeuvre of software, machines and objects. Their research focuses on the possibilities that physical, chemical and computer algorithms can offer for the development of image generating processes. Driessens & Verstappen participated in exhibitions a.o. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, IVAM Institute Valencia, Museum Kröller-Müller Arnhem, Neue Pinakothek München, Les Abattoirs Toulouse, Eyebeam New York. Their Tickle robots have been awarded first prize at VIDA from Telefónica Spain. In 2013, the couple received the dutch Art+technology Award for their entire oeuvre. The artists are represented by gallery DAM in Berlin.