Ief Spincemaille's works mainly questions three themes: visual perception, modern media and the landscape. Ief Spincemaille (1976) obtained his master in philosophy at the University of Leuven and studied jazz, modern music and technology at L'Aula de Musica in Barcelona. After his studies he made his first work as an autodidact in 2006: Is the great bear a lonely bear? Since then he has been active as an independent set designer and visual artist. Ief is also the technical director of Werktank, a production platform realising art installations that investigate the relation between technology and perception.
From 2014 to 2016, Ief was appointed the official city artist of Leuven, Belgium