Michiel Huijsman is an artist, researcher and independent curator based in Amsterdam. He is the initiator and driving force behind several renowned long-lasting collaborative artprojects in Amsterdam public space. Before and after the digital turn he realised huge outdoor light art projects including Wally Public Artifical Light (1996-2002), Oehoe (2001), InnerCityWally (2002), Greenlight (2005), The White Tube (2007) and Gloei! (2013–now).
Together with Renate Zentschnig he is the co-founder and co-director of Soundtrackcity, a not-for-profit artist-led organisation focussing on research and the developement of new collaborative artistic practices concerning sound and the urban milieu. Soundtrackcity developes new forms of media art and new listening practices, initiates participatory research projects with local communities and produces artist-made soundwalks with and without headphones. Founded in 2009, Soundtrackcity is active in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague.