Leanne Wijnsma’s practice yeast.computer is an Amsterdam based design studio creating experiences for the senses with smell, taste, soil and microbes. Their work is about communicating the importance of the invisible. Leanne teaches at the Design Art Technology department of ArtEZ Arnhem. They also organise workshops and give talks on instinctive interfaces and prototyping future senses.

Leanne has recently exhibited at Sonic Acts (2022), Venice Architecture Biennial (2021), Triennale di Milano (2019), Werkleitz Festival (2018), Science Museum London (2017). Their work has been published in Times Magazine, Vice, Atlas Obscura, Dezeen, among others. In 2017 they won the STRP award for creative technology with the project Smell of Data, which was also shortlisted for the Art & Olfaction Award.

Sonic Acts 2022
Venice Architecture Biennial 2021
Milan Triennial 2019
Athens Digital Arts Festival
Werkleitz Festival 2018
Science Museum London
Dutch Design Week
STRP Festival
Future Flux Festival
m20d Art & Architecture Biennale
Biennale Interieur 2014
Z33 House for Contemporary Art
MOTI Museum of the Image
Graphic Design Festival Chaumont
De Appel Arts Center
NiMK Dutch Institute for Media Art.

.Awards & Fellowships:
Winner STRP ACT Award 2017
Nomination for Art & Olfaction Sadakichi Award 2017
Next Nature Fellow
Nomination Internet Society Awards
SIDN Fund Stipend
Neotopia Seoul Data & Humanity Grand Prize
Nomination for Bio Art and Design Award 2014.