Daan Roosegaarde is a Dutch artist and founder of Studio Roosegaarde, which develops projects that merge technology and art in urban environments. He studied at the Institute for the Arts in Arnhem (1997–1999), the Academy of Fine Arts in Enschede (2001–2003), and the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam (2003–2005). He founded Studio Roosegaarde in 2007 in the Netherlands and later opened a “pop-up” studio in Shanghai, China. Roosegaarde’s projects often employ light and sensing technology in an interactive manner. Icoon Afsluitdijk is an environmental art installation on a 32-kilometre dyke the Afsluitdijk as part of a government-sponsored renovation program of that structure. It comprises three features, called Gates of Light, Windvogel and Glowing Nature.