Edwin VAN DER HEIDE
Born in Hilversum in 1970. Lives in Rotterdam. Edwin VAN DER HEIDE studied sonology at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He has given performances all over the world as a composer and performer of electronic music and has created and exhibited various sound installations. The underlying theme of these works is to develop new musical instruments, new techniques for performance, and new methods of sound generation/production to develop his own new musical language. VAN DER HEIDE is also a member of "Sensorband", a group that gave performances using sensor-based instruments at the ICC in 1997. He won honorary mention in the interactive art category of the Ars Electronica in 2001.