Creating a connected world.

Joeke van der Veen writes and speaks about connection, healing and happiness. Besides, she develops creative and technical workshops, products and an online platform for young makers.

Currently she studies for her Master of Arts (Media, Art, Design and Technology) at the Frank Mohr Institute of Groningen.

Info + education

Joeke van der Veen


Master Media, Art, Design, & Technology
Frank Mohr Institute Groningen
2019 – present

Bachelor Lifestyle & Design
Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam
2012– 2016

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Work + experience

Writer at Joeke van der Veen, writing and speaking about connection, healing and happiness
2019 – present

Founder at Meekit, maker activities, toolkits and an online platform for young makers
2016 – present

Workshop assistant at Bouwkeet Rotterdam, makerspace for youth
2016 – 2018

Steward at Stadslab Rotterdam, makerspace of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences for creative technologies
2015 – 2016

Residencies + internships

Summerschool Science Through Theatre, Greece

Graduation internship at Waag Society, Amsterdam

Artist in Residency at Instructables, San Francisco

Internship at Studio Claudy Jongstra, Spannum