Dick van Dijk

  • Creative director
    Dick van Dijk

    Dick van Dijk is creative director and head of programme at Waag.

    Part of his role at Waag is creating interactive concepts, strategizing design research and user involvement, and monitoring the development of the actual ‘thing’. He is mostly interested in the crossover between virtual and physical interactions, in creating a narrative space, a place for imagination.

    As concept developer he has worked on many cultural heritage projects. He has spoken and lectured on (location based) storytelling, interaction design, playful learning and co-creation. Dick is co-author of several publications like on social connectedness. He is co-author of the book 'Connect, Design for an Emphatic Society' on age-driven design.

    Dick has a background in Business Economics and History of Art and is currently extending his creative skills in the context of an Arts Academy. Dick is part of the Fontys Media Lectorate/Fontys FutureMediaLab.

Articles

  • We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    28-09-2017
    A team from Waag has realised the installation 'Garden as Lab' that will travel trough the country with a selection of DIY tests.
  • We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    17-01-2017
    In times of aggressive nationalism, economic protectionism and mass migrant movements, third year Graphic Design student teams researched…
  • We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    07-11-2016
    The Pet Shop Food Bar connects three different worlds: DIY biohacking, the rich knowledge of botanical gardens and the societal challenge of food…
  • We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    24-10-2016
    The October Digital Museum Lab meet up was held at Cinekid MediaLab as we expected the interactive installations there to be inspirational not only…
  • We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    04-08-2016
    Recently, Waag co-organized the first ever MuseumCamp Amsterdam. Over 70 participants worked really hard for three days to build 17 interactive…
  • We learn
    Digital Curation Lab
    10-05-2016
    What are the challenges for our archives in the next five years? On Friday 22 April, 15 people from the archive and information world discussed the…