[ISEA2014] Artist Statement: Simone van Groenestijn – PLAY CONNECTED

Artist Statement

Play Connected is a project by Cym in which she creates a computer game together with the input of local children. In several workshop sessions she explores the local surroundings together with children.

  • Simone van Groenestijn (Netherlands, 1973) studied Interaction Design and ‘Unstable Media’ at the Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. She lived in Austria for 10 years, where she started an art centre in a former farm house Since 2010 she is back in the Netherlands to do a Masters in art and education at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. Next to her art projects she is active giving courses for children in creative computer use. pw8.nl