Mariska de Groot Production Artist

Intrigued by the phenomena and history of optical sound, Mariska de Groot (1982, NL) makes, performs and composes for comprehensive analog light-to-sound instruments and installations which explore this principle in new ways. Her work often has a reference to media inventions from the past, with which she aims to excite a multi-sensorial and phenomenological experience in light, sound, movement and space.

Mariska obtained her BA in graphic design in Arnhem (2000-2005) and received her masters diploma at the ArtScience interfaculty in 2012. In 2009/2010 Mariska received a Startstipendium from Fonds BKVB. She won the BNG Workspace12 Project Prize in 2012, in 2014 she won the O68 Price for German/Dutch artists and in 2016 she received Creatives Industries Talent development grant.

Mariska de Groot has presented her work at several national and international events like STEIM [NL], Ars Electronica [A], Lab30 [DE], NK [DE], Atonal [DE], Oddstream Festival [NL], Fiber [NL], Todays Art [NL], Shiny Toys [DE], NCCA Moscow [RUS], NCCA Arsenal [RUS], Centras [LI], Glow [NL], HAFF [NL], Go Short [NL], CTM [DE], STRP [NL], for the IFFR in Worm [NL], Atelier Nord [NO], Mirage Festival [FR] and EYE Filminstituut Amsterdam [NL].

Overtoon (co)productions by Mariska de Groot

Incidence of Light 2019

Research projects

Incidence of Light

Other productions

Stirred Mandala
Lumisonic Rotera II
Cinechine II
Hidden Patterns

Presentations by Mariska de Groot

Incidence of Light, KIKK 2019, festival, KIKK, Namur, Belgium, 2019
Incidence of Light, Color Sound Frames, festival, Museum Serralves, Porto, Portugal, 2019
Incidence of Light, Beyond Music: Sound Art Parcours, group show, STUK, Leuven, Belgium, 2021
Incidence of Light, Helicotrema 2020, web event, Helicotrema, Modena, Italy, 2020
Incidence of Light, Rewire Festival 2021, festival, Rewire Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands, 2021
In Praise of Shadows, group show, Tetem Kunstruimte, Enschede, Netherlands, 2014