TIMAEUS Projects
Visual wizardry & Digital Laboratory

Timaeus (NL, he/him) is an artist and art director based in Rotterdam. His practice focuses on speculative storytelling and worldbuilding narratives. He combines an artistic-led practice with collaborations across the commercial & cultural field, as well as educational interests.





MARTYRS OF THE ANTHROPOCENE

video installation- short film
Exhibited at Messyverse (Felix Meritis, Amsterdam) & Huidenclub, Rotterdam


A short film installation that intertwines rituals, historic references and urgent environmental and behavioural questions. Forming a rite of passage, the film presents a tree and a lichen with the title of Martyrdom. 

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YOPO & TIMAEUS EXPLORE...

A/V exploration - worldbuilding - realtime 3D - digital performance - 
Residency at Future Intel  



Yopo & Timaeus explore...is a series of Audio-Visual experimentation in alternative storytelling and Worldbuilding. 


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ANTHROPOCENE MONSTERS

Installation - Video work - commissioned by Fiber Festival - collaborator: Yopo
Exhibited at FIBER FESTIVAL &  INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM

Installation view of Timaeus’ video work at Fiber Festival, in which he presented a trilogy setup of rotating monsters. All with their own specific theme. For the festival, which was based upon the theme of mutation, I was commissioned to create two additional monsters that explore this subject. A total of 5 monsters were presented.

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RUINS BEYOND THE VEIL

Live A/V performance - Video work - collaborator: Yopo
Exhibited at Het Wilde Weten


‘Ruins Beyond the Veil’ is the final outcome, exhibition, and event, after a year of researching and experimenting in alternative storytelling and worldbuilding through streaming platform Future Intel. The liveshow was this time performed with an audience at Het Wilde Weten on April 22, 2022 in Rotterdam.

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TRAUMGARTEN

Video work - T-Shirt design 
commissioned by Traumgarten World


For The Hague's label Traumgarten Timaeus worked on the creation of a long sleeve T-shirt design as well as the campaign video for the launch.


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KLANKPOEDER - VOUWMAKREEL

Videoclip - Video work - Realtime 3D - Digital Puppeteering 
commissioned by Klankpoeder


Videoclip for Rotterdam based contemporary jazz quintet ‘Klankpoeder’.


A puppeteered fish, in line with their title track, is performed and recorded in realtime. You follow the energetic fish while it navigates it’s way through neither land nor water.

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Contact

info@timaeus.nl
Schiekade 189 1.05
3013 BR Rotterdam

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