Gijs Gieskes

Gijs Gieskes; photo: Jan Sprij

Gijs Gieskes

Gijs Gieskes (NL) is an artist and musician who works with circuit-bending and old-school computer graphics.

Re-appropriating tools for new purposes, making inventive hardware projects, such as his Feedback video log, Strobo VJ machine or PCB hand painted circuit board, is what Gijs Gieskes enjoys most.

Artists and makers are re-inventing the design and function of ubiquitous consumer electronics devices by creating hybrid systems and artifacts with extended uses.

Educated as an industrial designer, he now casts Gameboy Bricks in concrete to build a garden path or a spinning photoelectronic acid machine. Gieskes’ work and live performances are a fantastic example of where hardware hacking can take you.


Gijs Gieskes participated in the Test_Lab: Audio Objects on October 18, 2007.

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