John Heymans (NL) is a philosopher and researcher.
John Heymans studied applied mathematics and philosophy of science, technology and society at Twente University in Enschede.
From 2002 to 2010 he has been working as a theory mentor at the DAI (Dutch Art Institute). Apart from this occupation at DAI he was the first Scholar on Stage at the Department of Modern Art History of Leiden University. In close collaboration with the Veenfabriek, the artistic ensemble directed by Paul Koek, he researches the philosophy of early electronic music as well as special made reconstructions of the remarkable instruments from this period.
Besides he is active as an literary essayist. Among others he published monographies on the painter Armando, the documentary filmmaker Cherry Duyns and the legendary Dutch author J. J. Voskuil. Now and then he writes poems - three a year.