(also Dr. Hugo Heyrman
), (born December 20, 1942), is a Belgian
painter, filmmaker, internetpioneer, synesthesia- and new media
Hugo Heyrman was born in Antwerp
, where he lives and works.
Originally, Heyrman opted for a musical education, but transferred to the visual arts. He graduated from the Royal Academy and became a laureate of the National Higher Institute for Fine Arts
in Antwerp. In addition, he studied nuclear physics during one year at the State Higher Institute for Nuclear Energy in Mol
. He received a Ph.D. in art sciences, magna cum laude, from the Universidad de La Laguna
, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
with a thesis on Art & Computers: an exploratory investigation on the digital transformation of art
. PH.D. thesis, published in Cyber Flux News
, July 1997, and in the Encyclopedia of Postmodernism
,Victor E. Taylor, Charles E. Winquist, London and New York, Routledge, 2001.Balkema, Annette W., Slager. Henk (Eds.)Territorial Investigations.
(1999), p.152, Rodopi. ISBN 90-420-0606-4 , published in the Encyclopedia of Postmodernism
,Victor E. Taylor, Charles E. Winquist, London and New York, Routledge, 2001. Since 1993 he is a working member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts, Brussels. Founder of the Belgian Synesthesia Association
(1995). As of 2006 he was a professor... Read More