Curriculum Vitae

Data:
Name:          Rob Zimmermann
Adress:      Plompetorengracht 8 G
                3512 CC Utrecht
Born          12.10.1970 in Oss(nl)
nationality: German
Status:      Unmarried, two children

Expositions:

    * CU in Sophies AL, Archimedeslaan Utrecht, 25 nov- 19 dec 2010
    * Exhibition as part of Project Wildeman,over het IJ festival, Amsterdam, 1 - 11 july 2010
    * performance with ASO (Art Show Orchestra). CBKUtrecht, 13 feb 2010
    * de Wintersalon. Galerie Janssen & de Vries, Culemborg 12 Dec 09 - 11 Feb 10
    * Groene Engel Oss, 10 Oct 09
    * Nieuwe Salon Utrecht, 12-29 June 2008
    * Ro Theater, Foyer Schouwburg Rotterdam, 19-22 April 2008
    * "Movements", Kunstliefde Utrecht, 14 March- 14 April 2008
    * "Monitor Sculptures", Filmhuis Den Haag, 12-29 March 2008
    * Project(or) Rotterdam, 6-10 Februari 2008.
    * Showroom Mama, Rotterdam. 26 Jan- 2 March 2008
    * 120BPM at lowlands 2007, Biddinghuizen.
    * Exposition in the Hermitage Helmond, april- september 2007.
    * "unDEAF", Rotterdam, satallite event of DEAF festival. April 2007.
    * "CU in Babel", de Toren van Babel, Utrecht, December 2006
    * "Euronics", technology exhibition, Sagem stand, Leipzig, april 2006
    * Symposium "de Brabantse Spelen", Centraal Museum Den Bosch, November 2005
    * "Replay",  MAD Emergent Art Centre, Eindhoven, juni 2003.
    * "Toys & Objects", Toys 'r' us Einhoven, April 2003.
    * "Food & Ritual", Design Academy Eindhoven, december 2002.

Theatre projects

Dogtroep Amsterdam: Designing and building installations and sculptures.

    * Dynamo Mundi (Carré Amsterdam, 1996)
    * Stemstuk (Amsterdam 1996)
    * A1 (Outshoorn, South Africa, 1997)
    * Adder Zonder Gras (AZG Groningen, 1997)
    * Stille Getuigen (Diepenheim, 1997)
    * 2 room 2 (Das Arts Amsterdam, 1997)
    * Hotazel (Terschelling, Groningen, Amsterdam, 1998)
    * Atom Tattoo (Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, 2000)
    * ONNO 1 (Vlissingen, Utrecht, 2000)
    * ONNO 2 (Moskou, Amsterdam, Eindhoven 2001)
    * Laboratory Nemo (Amsterdam, 2001)
    * PCB (Penetentiair Complex Brugge, België, 2002)
    * Carwash (2003)

F.T.Z.: project 'The Box' Chalon sur Saone, Frankrijk, 1997

Warner & Consorten: project 'Doing Doing', Oerol festival, Terschelling, 1999

Education:

    * 2002-2003                Masters experience design at the Design Academy
                                     Eindhoven.
    * 1998                        Certificate Pyrotechnics, Staatliches Amt für Arbeitsschutz Siegen.
    * 1991-1992                Music technology at the Hogeschool van de Kunsten Utrecht.
    * 1989-1992                Philosophy at the Rijks Universiteit Utrecht.        
    * 1983-1989                Atheneum B at the Titus Brandsma College in Oss.

Grants:

    * April 2005                  Stipendium of the fund BKVB
    * Mei   2005                 Project grant city of Utrecht for installation "234"

Work experience:
    * 2010-...                    Special Effect Engineer at Viz
    * 2009 okt-dec             Research consultant at SKF Research & Testing
    * 2005-...                    Lecturer/ Coach at the TU Eindhoven, faculty of Industrial Design.
    * 1996-2003                Special effects engineer.
    * 1995-...                    Décor- en Interior building
    * 1994-1997                Camper building
    * 1993-1996                Exhibition building

Competencies:
    
* Electronic prototyping
    * Arduino & Processing IDE
    * Metal and Wood processing
    * Multi System Engineering: hydraulics, pneumatics, sensor & actuators
    * CAD: pixel & vector editing, 3D modelling
    * Languages: Dutch, German, English, French, Spanish
    * Licenses: Car, Motor, Truck, Pyrotechnics (expired)