Tonya Sudiono

Tonya SudionoCommunicator

Tonya Sudiono was a communicator with Waag. She wrote and communicated mainly on European art-science projects such as ArtsformationS+T+ARTS and More-than-Planet, but also on sustainable innovative textiles for TextileLab Amsterdam. Furthermore, she was podcast host of Waag's monthly planet B podcast.

Current projects

Local Color

local color
Local Color is a two-year project researching the conditions for a regenerative city that facilitates the growth of local biochromes to be used for closed-loop, local production on a small city scale.


Asunder - Silicon Valley
Space Lab
The way people imagine the planet substantially impacts the environment. More-than-Planet will address a crisis of planetary imaginary.


Fabricademy IAAC Lab Barcelona
shemakes empowers future female innovators of the sustainable fashion industry through inspiration, skills and networks to bridge the gender gap in the textile and clothing sector.


UNBORN0X9, a project by Future Baby Production collective Art4Med
Open Wetlab
Art4Med builds towards stable relationships between artists and medical researchers, incorporating open science and technology.

S+T+ARTS Prize

S+T+ARTS Prize trophy with logo
Open Design Lab
The STARTS Prize is an annual recognition of two innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art.

Better Factory

Female Farm beauty products
Open Design Lab
Better Factory will provide methodology and opportunities for manufacturers to collaborate with artists at developing new and personalized products.

Smart Hybrid Forms

Planten voor de toekomst
Open Wetlab
Addressing ecological challenges by blurring the lines between biology and technology: together with artists, we are working on Smart Hybrid Forms.


Cyberspecies Proximity by Anna Dumitriu & Alex May
Open Design Lab
By collaborating with artists, technology partners and manufacturers, Vojext addresses human-robot interaction that contributes to today’s societal and also environmental challenges. 


TextileLab Amsterdam workshop
Culture.Fashion is an open, value-driven network of people and organisations who want to work together on a future-proof fashion sector in the Netherlands.


Artsformation - Digital Shadows
Open Design Lab
Mobilising the arts for an inclusive digital transformation: a response to societal challenges proposed by the fast-pacing digital transformation.

Hybrid Lab Network

Biohacking - CRISPR-cas workshop Waag
Open Wetlab
Hybrid Lab Network is a European consortium that improves and innovates STEAM education, particularly in the field of biosciences.


Reflow Pilot Textile
Reflow was a three-year European research project, looking into the flow of materials through our cities.


Fashion Clash Festival with Waag's Textile Lab
Fabricademy focuses on combining the knowledge of traditional and future craftsmanship to work towards new ways of designing and producing for the slowly changing textile and fashion-industry.

BioHack Academy

BioHack Academy
Open Wetlab
After completing this first BioHack Academy you can grow your own fuel, food, filaments, farmaceuticals, fragances, fungi and much more funky bio stuff at home