Jan-Maarten Luursema

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Co-founder, Nutshell Biohub (the Hague, the Netherlands)

Jan-Maarten has a background in art, scientific illustration, and science. He has extensive experience in organizing artists initiatives, and advised the city of the Hague on policy for alternative art spaces. He is co-founder of Nutshell Biohub, a DIY Biology space in the Hague, the Netherlands. He self-identifies as a cultural engineer: someone who uses the tools of art, science, and whatever other means available to help improve the interactions of people with each other and with their environment.