Martijn Veldhoen (Amsterdam,1962) studied painting at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam from 1979 until 1984.From the start of his career, Veldhoen has been involved in many multidisciplinary projects that incorporated various disciplines such as music, sculptural objects, and later on, video and film. In 1992 Veldhoen started making videoinstallations, and exhibited in 1994 at the Montevideo/Rene Coelho Gallery (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and in 1995 at the DotCom gallery during the Soho Arts Festival in (New York, USA).His video installation 'Dislocations' (1998) was exhibited in France (Marseille and Hirouville) and Germany (Dortmund and Berlin), and was nominated for the international media art price of ZDF/Arte and the ZKM (Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany).
In recent years, Veldhoen started working on projects that can both be interpreted as video installations as well as experimental short films. These projects have been shown worldwide on exhibitions, film festivals and video festivals. 'Momentum' (2003) was nominated for a 'Golden Calf' for best short film at the Dutch Film Festival Utrecht, and has won the first prize at the exhibition ‘Crysalis’ in
‘Public Spaces’ (2006) is Veldhoens last shortfilm/installation and so far it was nominated for a Golden Kalf on the Dutch Filmfestival, it has won the Sphinx Award at the Videomedja Festival in