ABOUT

MAXMANA (MAX ITALIAANDER) IS A DUTCH NATIONAL BORN AND RAISED IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA. AFTER GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL IN CALIFORNIA, HE MOVED TO THE NETHERLANDS TO STUDY DIGITAL MEDIA DESIGN AT THE HOGESCHOOL VOOR DE KUNSTEN UTRECHT FOR WHICH HE OBTAINED A MASTERS DEGREE. 

DURING HIS STUDIES HE GOT INTERESTED IN VJ'ING. DOING LIVE VISUALS, PROJECTION MAPPINGS IN BOTH CLUB AND LIVE PERFORMANCE SETTINGS. FOR EXAMPLE LOWLANDS, CATCH FESTIVAL, IMPAKT FESTIVAL, SENSATIONS, PAASPOP, CHEF'SPECIAL, TRIOMF, TIVOLI AND NOBODYBEATSTHEDRUM.

AFTER GRADUATING, HE WORKED FOR A YEAR AT DUTCH FASION LABEL 10-FEET, HANDLING ALL OF THEIR MEDIA. THIS CONSISTED OF MOTION GRAPHICS, WEBDESIGN, FASHION SHOWS & PRINT WORK. 

IN 2008 HE AND FIVE FRIENDS ESTABLISHED AN AMSTERDAM BASED NEW MEDIA ART COLLECTIVE CALLED ZESBAANS. THEY DO PROJECTS RANGING FROM GALLERY EXPOSITIONS TO NIGHTLIFE INSTALLATIONS, WITH AN EMPHASIS ON VISUALS, TECHNOLOGY AND INTERACTIVITY. 

CURRENTLY HE IS FOCUSING ON CREATING CUSTOM MOTION GRAPHICS, MUSIC VIDEOS, ANIMATIONS AND VR PRODUCTIONS.

STUDIO ZESBAANS
VAN DIEMENSTRAAT 410 - 2.18
AMSTERDAM 1013 CR
NETHERLANDS
+31 6 45424371  |  MAX@MAXMANA.COM



 

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