Olga Koltsova

Olga Koltsova is a writer. She is fascinated by the innovative power of Eindhoven, the revolutionary technologies and the unique multicultural society.

WasteShark: aquadrone eating the river’s pollution

RanMarine Technology is a start-up based in Rotterdam but closely connected with Eindhoven due to its work. RanMarine builds aquadrones, which are designed to move on the surface of the water, to take different sorts of waste out of the water and collect environmental data at the same time. These...

Van Abbe reaches out to Eindhoven’s internationals

Van Abbemuseum was created as a cultural offer to the people of Eindhoven with a purpose to elevate them with the beauty of art and to give them an opportunity to be engaged in the cultural life. But what kind of cultural offer could meet the expectations of a culturally diverse, international...

GLOW 2017: Looking back and forward with The Lux Lab

GLOW 2017 featured two art light projects created by Ellen de Vries, the head of The Lux Lab company – one of the projects was “Shine like the Whole Universe is Yours” installed on Fatih Mosque and another one was sound-sensitive LED canopy “Don’t break the sound barrier” in Nieuwe...

GLOW: Blob the Bulb

BLOB the Bulb is one of the highlights of GLOW Eindhoven 2017. The building of the BLOB – or Binary Large OBject – is located in the heart of Eindhoven and is renowned for its futuristic design and unconventional shape. The light art installation projected on the Blob is a tribute to The...

Take a kǔkske – instead of a koekje

“Dutch people are really generous with the time they spend on teaching us their language and I am really grateful for that” When I go to Fight like a Woman or other Expat Spouses Initiative meetings, read expat spouses’ blogs or meet them in the Taalcafe I realize that for most women coming...

‘Matter revealed’ and ‘Transitions III’: Broeinest uncovers

“Matter revealed” and “Transitions III” are titles of the Broeinest dual exposition opened during the DDW2017. One of the goals of the exhibition is to “reveal the matter” – to attract attention of the visitors to the ingredients and components which make up design materials. Another goal is...

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