Tom Heene

Tom Heene was born in Ghent, Belgium. He develops multidisciplinary projects in film and in digital arts and has worked with choreographers, visual artists, scientists, code artists on interactive environments using digital tools. The issues in Tom's work are about questioning the human relation with new media, data mining the internet, and creating new cinematic experiences.Tom worked as a production manager on several art exhibitions. He is also founding member of the 'RGB~Toysband', a collective of performers using electronic toys as instruments to play with in public spaces.
In film, Tom is active as a director, assistant director and production manager. He has worked on movies made by several filmmakers like Alain Berliner, Frédéric Fonteyne, Philippe Falardeau, Olivier Smolders, Jürgen Leth & Lars Von Trier. In the summer of 2009 he directed three short fiction films that are actually in post production.



immersive environment by Tom Heene and Yacine Sebti



L'installation DarkMatr-v2 vise à amener l'utilisateur à vivre une fusion totale avec lui-même et le web.


After 2 residencies at iMAL, Tom Heene and his colleagues artists, developers and scientists show during 3 days the results of the project Dark Matter. The research project investigates the way data from the web and our physical world can be merged and presented in a total user experience. It is supported by the Art&D programme of Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology. Partners are the Center for User Experience Research - CUO (KUL), WICA (UGent), NODEBOX and LAHAAG.

Ce 3e Dorkbot bruxellois nous immergera dans le monde des réseaux, flux de données, visualisation et interfaces; et comment les artistes tentent de se les approprier. Il y aura aussi une place pour les projets des hackers bruxellois.
Le tout dans une ambiance décontractée avec Dj et bar ouvert!


iMAL propose au VDB (Dexia Art Center) deux semaines intenses concentrées sur la culture digitale et ses infiltrations interdisciplinaires au travers de pratiques artistiques aussi variées que la danse, la musique et les arts visuels, le cinéma, les installations.


Solo chorégraphique + vidéo interactive Mélanie Munt, Tom Heene, Yacine Sebti


Le projet Art&D DarkMatr de Tom Heene et son équipe est présenté à la E-culture Fair durant ISEA2010 à Dortmund, Août 2010. DarkMatr a été supporté par 3 residences à iMAL en 2009 (dont une présentation publique).

The installation by Tom Heene and Yacine Sebti is part of the 43 nominees in the interactive art section of the famous brazilian festival FILE (São Paulo). You can support Salt Lake by voting directly on the website of the FILE PRIX LUX.