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is a conceptualist and serial modernist based in Amsterdam (NL). He is the initiator of WLFR, studio for conceptualism. Since the mid-nineties WLFR develops meta-media projects and theory concerning the aesthetics of concepts and contextual technology, often at the intersection of art and science. Stolk graduated from the ArtScience Interfaculty in The Hague, earning his Master’s degree summa cum laude in 2004. He also co-founded ‘formalism’ (concept & design creators) and ‘ConceptsAssociated’ (idea agency) and is chairman of the ‘eCulture’ Committee of the Dutch Arts Council. His is a lecturer and supervisor at, among others, the ArtScience Interfaculty of the Royal Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, and the PhDArts and MediaTechnology-MSc programmes of Leiden University.
worked in close collaboration with Robert O’Brien from 1983 to 1988. Their work focused on the issue of the position of the artwork and its possible perceptions. After O’Brien’s death Fortuyn continued to work under the name Fortuyn/O’Brien until 2005. Since then she has been working as Irene Fortuyn. She is currently a doctoral student at PhDArts, University Leiden. ‘Portrait of the Dutch Landscape’ is a visual research into the relationship between the Netherlands as we imagine it to be and the physical reality of the Dutch landscape. Irene Fortuyn is head of the Man and Leisure Department at the Design Academy Eindhoven and lecturer at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.