About the artist
The work ‘Footprint’ is a broad collaborative project by artist Hugo Vrijdag, Cultuurstation, Trudo housing association, Stam + De Koning, Signify, NPO program Het Klokhuis and 60 Eindhoven schools.
Hugo Vrijdag (1970), graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven. As a visual artist and designer he combines his fascination for technology with storytelling. He is co-founder of the science centres De Ontdekfabriek (Eindhoven), Het Ontdekstation (Tilburg) and the Uitvindfabriek (Breda).
Cultuur Station connects Eindhoven education and culture. In this project, they were the link between the primary schools and the GLOW project, on which all these parties were working.
Signify is market leader in lighting. Together with the Municipality of Eindhoven, the company is the founder of GLOW. Trudo is an Eindhoven housing corporation that does more than just housing. The Trudo Tower is one of Trudo’s newest initiatives, with a focus on green living. Stam + De Koning is a construction company and has built the Trudo Tower.