About the artist
Ivo Schoofs & Pepe Heijnen
Ivo Schoofs loves experimenting, builds prototypes and creates kinetic art, moving light objects and festival installations. He graduated in physics for a reason. “I want to show the beauty of science and technology in a way that people can understand, he explained to the Eindhovens Dagblad back in 2017 He started making things, creating objects and building devices at an early age. This stimulated his fascination for natural and physical phenomena such as gravity, motion, heat, light, lightning and friction. Schoofs’ light art objects are therefore also often based on these natural and physical phenomena ‘Lucy has been created especially for GLOW and the Eindhoven city canal. There are very few locations in Eindhoven with a straight line of sight and the canal is perhaps the most beautiful because of the reflection in the water and the presence of water in general.’
Pepe Heijnen is interested in connecting technology and art Since his childhood, he has been involved with cables, ropes and other connections. As a broadly trained electrical engineer in high and low voltage, he specialises in electronics and automation. Because of his amazement for machines and movement, physics, lightning and the world of Nikola Tesla, he is fascinated to make technical ends in art, fiction and experience. Pepe has already made several works for GLOW, and is a trusted artist from Eindhoven.