About the artist
IGNITE is a talented study team from the Technical University Eindhoven. It was originally founded by enthusiastic members of the student societies Cheops (Built Environment) and Lucid (Industrial Design) who wanted to make an installation for GLOW together. The team still consists of several students who combine light, art and technology. They are currently working on a large number of design projects and collaborating with various stakeholders, Examples include a collaboration with the Brainport Industry Campus, the municipality of Eindhoven, the Efteling, Paaspop, Vogelfrei, Tesla Divas, SSRE and Fontys Hogescholen.
Anke Staal, Hein van Dal, Jarrit Verhoek, Jesper Kapteijns, Maaike Timmers and Yulin Su worked on this installation. With diverse backgrounds in Industrial Design, Psychology & Technology, Architecture and Mechanical Engineering, they have all made their own contributions. For most of them, it was their first time working on a light project. Luckily, they all share a common curiosity to learn new things and the drive to connect art and technology. The team finds inspiration in social issues. They looked at relationships between people and how they could respond to them in an artistic way with light.