Willem Velthoven

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Willem Velthoven Portret 2018 -

I'm a designer, learner and cultural enterpreneur. Founding partner at Mediamatic Amsterdam. I like developing social networks. Btw, did you check the People you should know page?

At Mediamatic foundation, a cultural institution in Amsterdam, I'm resposible for general management, curatorial strategy and art direction. At he moment i'm very happy with the success of our El HEMA project. At Picnic 07 we present the RFID Hacking camp, Play with your Tag and The Girlfriend Experience. For more on Mediamatics cultural offerings, check Mediamatic.net.

You may also check fitna.nu.

At Mediamatic LAB, a web 2.0 agency in Amsterdam, I'm principal designer and concept developer. We're very good at developing social networks and connecting them to the real world. Picnicnetwork is one of our projects. And so are the Friend-Drink stations of Play with your Tag at picnic.
Others include BiDnetwork, Khatt network, Rhiz and may others. We are currently developing OpenCI, a new standard for connecting communties. Just check out our portfolio at mediamatic.nl.

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Willem Avatar 2008 - Nog niet jarig! Willem Velthoven

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AnyMeta: anything is a thing! - Conceptual diagram of our semantic-web community management system. very 2.0 Willem Velthoven

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Willem at_the_Gastarbeiterdating -

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Willem at the Gastarbeider Dating -

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Willem at Ikikik - This photo was made with the ikCam during ikikik! (mememe!) at Mediamatic. Ikikik! was a user generated dress up party and exhibition about online identity and DIY fashion (2008).

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Willem at Ik R.I.P. - This photo was taken with the ikCam during Ik R.I.P. at Mediamatic. Ik R.I.P. was an exhibition about online presence after death (2009).

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Willem at WatSpinoza? - This photo was taken with the ikCam during WatSpinoza? at Mediamatic. WatSpinoza? is an interactive exhibition that provokes public discussion by confronting the people of Amsterdam with difficult questions. These questions are based on the body of thought of Spinoza (2009).

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Willem at Social RFID Hacker Camp ’09 -

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Valentijn en Erik checken de ikCam - De directie van het Nationaal Historisch Museum is welwillend geïnteresseerd in social media. Wat moeten we met dit soort installaties? Hmmmm...

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RFIDprivacy Not - In the course of our RFID hacking workshop we are discovering that is easier to detect you tan we thought.

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Willem Velthoven with embroidered 404 - For Picnic Network 2006, I've made an embroidered 404. I hope you won't see it in function. But since we had to design and build the whole system at very short notice, it may happen sometimes:-) Marco Wessel

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Old media fun - We have some mirror door shelves at home. Kids love seeing themselves multiplied in them.

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www.picnicnetwork.org/id/5a41a8a8-92f2-1029-901b-0014385010dc at the Mediamatic ikCam -

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Willem Velthoven at Social RFID Hacker Camp ’09 -

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WillemSP2cam - Willem Velthoven

Contact information

  • Willem Velthoven
  • Postbus 17490
  • 1001JL
  • Amsterdam
  • NL

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