Jordan Seiler, Civilian, installation view, 2017

Jordan Seiler

 

A RISD graduate, Jordan Seiler (b. 1979, US) is a New York-based artist and activist working with issues of advertising and collective agency in public space. Since the early 2000s, Seiler has coopted billboards and advertising spaces to display his own work, and has notoriously orchestrated large-scale ‘takeovers’ to draw attention to the overwhelming amount of advertising in public space as well as bring into question the ownership of that space. His work has been an inspiration for global activist projects like Art in Ad Places, Brandalism, No Ad Day, and included in exhibitions around the world such as the U.S. pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Austin Museum of Digital Art and International Poster Biennale in Warsaw.

 

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Education

1998-2002
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Civilian, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
 
2010
Taking from the Tip Jar, Vincent Michael Gallery, Philadelphia, US

2006
Removal Satisfies the Condition, The Canal Chapter, New York, US

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
All big Letters, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford, US
Young New Yorkers, Pop-up Space, New York, US

2016
50th Poster Biennale, Warsaw Poster Museum, Warsaw, PL
Young New Yorkers, Pop-up Space, New York, US
Ad Hoc 10th Anniversary, 17 Frost Gallery, New York, US 

2015
Surface, Subliminal Gallery, Los Angeles, US
Austin Museum of Digital Art, Austin, TX 
Surface, Allouche Gallery, New York, US

2013
Public Data Explorer, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Wooster 10 year Anniversary, Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York, US 
Billboard Art Project, multiple cities, US

2012
Art That Iterates, Columbia Teachers College, New York, NY 
Under Construction IV, Warsaw MoMA, Warsaw, PL
Spontaneous Interventions, Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice, IT
Baggage, The Suitcase Show, ICA Boston, Boston, US
Nuart, Tou Scene, Stavanger, NO
Running with Rocky, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2011
Pantheon, The Donnell Library, New York, US
ABC No Rio Gala, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, US
Underbelly Miami, Art Basel Pop Up, Miami, US

2010
Watch This Space, No Longer Empty, Brooklyn, US 
Living Walls, Eye Drum Center, Atlanta, US
Add Art, Artist Curated Internet Plugin
Public Consumption, Puffin Foundation, New York, US 

2009
ideas Project, Fountain Arts Fair, New York, US

2007
Canal Chapter, New York, US

2005
3-Legged Dog, New York, US

2004
Hollywood: The Remix, Wooster Collective, New York, US
The Interventionists, Mass MoCA, North Adams, US 

Large Scale Collaborative Projects & Civil Disobedience

Ongoing -
Public Access: Distribution of keys needed to open outdoor advertising infrastructure around the world (40 cities and growing). This aids anti-advertising activists to show their work and disrupt current advertising practices.

2015-2016
NOAD Mobile AR app: Unauthorized Augmented Reality Gallery exhibitions using NYC advertising infrastructure to trigger digital art exhibitions. Participants include the ICP, Sebastião Salgado and Faile at Brooklyn Museum. New York, US and Berlin, DE.

2009-2011
Large Scale Organized Civil Disobedience: MaSAT- 106 Bus shelter and Lollipop advertising takeovers using submitted texts. Madrid, ES. ToSAT- Civil disobedience resulting in 86 Patisson Lollipop advertising takeovers in Toronto, CA. NYSAT- by the Municipal Landscape Control Committee: Whitewashing of all NPA City outdoor advertising locations.

2009-2010
Underbelly Projects:  Co-Curator/producer. Massive art gallery illegally produced in abandoned MTA subway station over two years (without permission).

Selected Bibliography (press, media and publications)

Jordan Seiler’s work has been appeared in US based and International press publications including The New York Times, Hyperallergic, Slate Magazine, El Pais, New York Magazine, The Guardian, Art Net, Adbusters, Rhizome, Huffington Post, and The Village Voice. His work has also been the subject of several academic papers, and included in numerous books on unsanctioned public art practices. 

Selected Speaking Engagements

Jordan Seiler has been the keynote speaker, led panel discussions, and held workshops on art and activism in the US and internationally, including the UK, Norway, France, Germany, Spain. Engagements have included Berkeley College (CA), The Royal Holloway College of Art (UK), The Queens Museum (NY), Parsons (NY), CUNY (NY), NYU (NY), LI University (NY), Kunsthall Stavanger (NO), Temple University (PA), Eyebeam art and technology (NY) and Pace University (NY).

 

Jordan Seiler, Civilian, installation view, 2017
Civillian

Radek Szlaga

 

Radek Szlaga (b. 1979, Poland) lives and works in Warsaw, Poland and Detroit, USA. After finishing his studies at Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan, Poland and receiving recognition for controversy surrounding his work ‘Bad Drawings,’ Szlaga earned consideration as one of the most sophisticated and potent Polish painters of his generation. His work takes an exploratory and experimental approach to both American and Eastern European visual cultures, as well as his own subconscious. Central to his work is an investigation of identity, and the boundary between its reality and simulation. His practice relies on both historical research and an introspective mining on his own memories and dreams. His subtle manipulations of second hand and often iconic images, stemming from everything between rap culture and colonialism, address questions of public archives, memory and what it means to paint in this digital age. Recent solo exhibitions include: Gowen Contemporary (Geneva), Pioneer Works (New York), LETO (Warsaw), Harlan Levey Projets (Brussels) and Laure Roynette Gallery (Paris).

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Education

2011
PhD in Painting, University of Arts, Poznań, PL

2005
MFA in Painting, Academy of Fine Arts, Poznań, PL

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Various Deities, Mathare Art Gallery, Nairobi, KE
Core Lexicon, Polish Institute, Dusseldorf, DE

2016
Core Lexicon, BWA Zielona Góra, PL
Core Lexicon, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, CH

2015
Puritan, Pioneer Works, New York, US
All The Brutes, Harlan Levey Project, Brussels, BE
All the Brutes, LETO, Warsaw, PL
The Heart, Galerie Laure Roynette, Paris, FR

2014
Milenium, Czytelnia Sztuki, Gliwice, PL

2013
Limited Dictionary, Trinosophes, Detroit, US

2012
Freedom Club, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL

2011
Freedom Club, West Den Haag, The Hague, NL

Dreams/Icons, Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok, PL

2010
The End, Aleksander Ochs Gallery, Berlin, DE

The Way, LETO Gallery, Warsaw, PL 

Fake Fauna, Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznan, PL

Iconoclasm, White Space, Bejing, CN

The Way, National Museum in Szczecin, Szczecin, PL

2009
The Calendar 2010, LETO Gallery, Warsaw, PL
Short I, Alexander Ochs Gallery, Berlin, DE

2008
Atlantis, LETO, Warsaw, PL

2007
Atlantis, Arsenal Municipal Gallery, Poznan, PL

History and geography, Zderzak Gallery, Krakow, PL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Wild at Heart, Zachęta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL

2017
97, Galeria Sztuki Współczesnej, Opele, PL
The Travellers, KUMU, Tallinn, EE
Late Polishness, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
Post-Peace, NEST, The Hague, NL
Post-Peace, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, DE
Piotrowicz and Guests, National Museum in Poznań, PL

2016
Miejsce. A Place, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, PL
Money to Burn, Sachet - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
this one is smaller than this one, Galerist, Istanbul, TR
DE - MO - CRA - CY, Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, PL
The Travellers, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
All the Brutes, Fresh Paint, Tel Aviv, IL
Out of Limits, artgeneve 2016, Geneva, CH
this one is smaller than this one, Postmasters Gallery, New York, US

2015
State of Life, Polish Contemporary Art Within a Global Circumstance, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, CN

Sammlung Dr Werner Jerke. Eine Auswahl, Atlas Sztuki, Łódź, PL
WY 3208G, Warsaw, PL
Cannibalism? On Appropriation in Art, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL

2014
Show with a Lovely Title, Leto Gallery, Warsaw, PL
Stendhal Syndrome, Zona Sztuki Aktualnej, Szczecin, PL
Hate Speech. I Exclude the Exclusion, Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw, PL
Primary Images, ArtBrussels 2014, Brussels, BE

2013
Tribute to Errors and Leftovers, Performa 13, New York, US
BRITISH BRITISH POLISH POLISH, Center of Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
Migrations | Creations, Emigration Museum, Tricity, PL
A Few Practical Ways to Prolong One's Life, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL

2012
Freedom Club – Trailer, Foksal Gallery, Warsaw, PL
Arrière-garde, Temporary Gallery Cologne, Kolonia, DE
Respect paper, Piktogram/BLA, Warsaw, PL

Transatlantic, Frieze Art Fair, New York, US
Coming soon, Temporary Gallery Cologne, DE

Wat doet u daar?, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, NL

2011
They don’t know why, but they keep doing it, waterside contemporary, London UK
Sweatboxing II, LETO gallery, Warsaw, PL
Oysz… painters, Alexander Ochs Galerie, Berlin, DE

Galeria Blanca Soto, Madrid, ES
New Wave, BWA Bydgoszcz, PL

2010
FALSE RECOGNITION / 14TH VILNIUS PAINTING TRIENNIAL, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, LT

2009
WHERE TO GO? Notes on Transformation after 1989, Rotor association for contemporary art, Graz, AT
Le coeur est un chasseur solitaire, Gare Sauveur, Festival LILLE 3000 FR

2008
Revaluations, Austrian Cultural Forum, Warsaw, PL
Establishment, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL

2007
Closeness, LETO Gallery, Warsaw, PL
Squares, POSK Gallery, London, UK

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

2015
Residency Unlimited, New York
Penthouse Art Space Residency, Brussels, BE

2013
Polityka’s Passport nominee

2012
Kompas Młodej Sztuki, 1st Prize for emerging Polish artist 
ISCP Residency, New York, US

2011
TVP KULTURA Prize for the artistic group Penerstwo

2010
Residency at the White Space, Beijing, CN

2008
Scholarship holder of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
 "Polska The Times" Prize for Young Artists, PL

2007
City of Poznan artistic scholarship, PL

All the Brutes, Installation view
All the Brutes

Ella Littwitz

 

Ella Littwitz (b.1982, Israel) lives and works in between Berlin, Ghent and Israel.  Her comprehensive artistic research explores archeology, history, botany, culture and politics through an archival approach.  She is a Laureate of the HISK (Ghent, Belgium) in 2015 and received her BFA from Bezalel (Jerusalem, Israel) in 2009. Littwitz exhibited in Israel, Europe and the US including the 6th Moscow Biennial Special Program, the 12th Istanbul Biennial, Salzburger Kunstverein (Austria) and the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (Israel).  In 2017, her work featured in exhibitions at the Center for Contemporary Art (Tel Aviv) and the Petach Tikva Museum. Littwitz received the Igal Ahouvi The Most Promising Artist Prize (2013, Israel) the Botin Foundation Prize (2012-2013, Santander, Spain), Arbeitsstipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds (2012, Bonn, Germany), Mitchell Presser Excellence Award granted by Bezalel Academy in 2009 and the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship in 2008-2010.  Littwitz is also the recipient of a 3 month Guggenheim Fellowship, which commences in June 2018.

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Education

2014 - 2016
Advanced Studies & Practice-based Research in Visual Arts, HISK, Hoger Institut Voor Schone Kunsten-Vlaanderen, Ghent, BE

2005 - 2009
BFA in Photography, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, IL

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
And a third of the water became woodworm, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE (upcoming April, 2018)

2017
Kwisatz Haderach, curated by Drorit Gur Arie and Or Tshuva, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, IL
Itchy Sharqiya, curated by Irit Tal, Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
No Vestige of a Beginning, No Prospect of an End, Copperfield Gallery, London, UK
Everybody Knows That the Boat is Leaking, Galeria Silvestre, Madrid, ES

2016
Divisi, Duo with Benjamin Verhoeven, De Bijloke, Gent, BE
Dionysius' Ear, Duo with Klaas Vanhee, Galeria silvestre, Tarragona, ES
Tomograma, curated by Seamus Kealy, Salzburger Kunstverein, AT

2015
Hedgehogs see everything in yellow, Galeria silvestre, Madrid, ES
MONOLITH, Galeria silvestre, Tarragona, ES

2014
The Most Promising Artist Award Exhibition, curated by Matan Daube, Fresh paint 7, Tel Aviv, IL

2012
SIRIUS, curated by Taly Cohen-Garbuz, Tivon gallery, Tivon, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
The state is not a work of art, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, EE

2017
Untitled, Miami Beach, Harlan Levey Projects, Miami, US
10a Biennal d’Art Leandre Cristòfol, curated by Cèlia del Diego, Oriol Fontdevila and Javier Hontoria, Centre d'Art La Panera, Lleida, ES
ARCANA IMPERII, curated by Oriol Fontdevila, Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània, Valencia, ES
Lives Between, co-curated by Joseph del pesco and Sergio Edelsztein, CCA, Tel Aviv, IL
Slow Revenge of the Immobile, La Gran gallery, Valladolid, ES
WE HAVE THE WEIGHTS, WE HAVE THE MEASURES, Copperfield Gallery, London, UK
Euphoria project :1967 Turns 50 : Wartime Art, curated by Dana Arielai, Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod, IL
Antwerp Art Weekend with Harlan Levey Projects, Antwerp, BE
Art Brussels, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Mementos, curated by Jens Hoffman and Piper Marshall, Art Brussels, BE
SAMPLE, curated by Humberto Moro, Zona Mazo with Harlan Levey Projects, Mexico city, MX

2016
Mother, I have reached the land of my dreams, curated by Alona Harpaz and Sharon Horodi, ID Festival Berlin 2016 With CIRCLE1, Berlin, DE
Fragmented Time, curated by Rachel Monosov, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, NYC, NY
Regard partagés. d'Ensor à Tuymans: coup d'oeil sur une collection privée, curated by Hans Martens, Marthe Donas Museum, Ittre, BE 
Do You Speak Synergy?, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2015
It takes two to make an accident, HISK laureates 2015, curated by Selen Ansen, Gent, BE 
Freitag, der 13. // -13 יום†שישי†ה†| Circle 1, curated by Hannah Beck-Mannagetta, Berlin, DE
And no matter that the phone is ringing, curated by Oleg Matrokhin & Elena Kuprina-Lyakhovich, CCI Fabrika, 6th Moscow Biennale, Special Program, Moscow, RU 
Solid, curated by Taly Cohen-Garbuz, Tivon gallery, Tivon, IL 
Gatherer / Nonfunctional Display, curated by Tali Ben-Nun, Jerusalem Artists’ house, Jerusalem, IL 

2014
Back to Berlin, Re-view, curated by Dr. Aya Lurie, Tal Bechler and Ghila Limon, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, IL 
ITINERARIOS, XX Becas de Artes Plásticas, Santander, ES
The International Photography Festival, curated by Assaf Shaham, Tel Aviv, IL

2012
NO OK, Stadtbad Oderberger, Berlin, DE
Cabinets of Wonder in Contemporary Art – From Astonishment to Disenchantment, curated by D. Levin, G Limon and D. Kaufmann, Herzeliya museum of contemporary art, IL 
Der Zweite Blick, curated by Susanne Hinrichs, Berlin Jüdisches Gemeindehaus Gallery, DE 

2011
12th ISTANBUL BIENNIAL, curated by Adriano Pedrosa & Jens Hoffmann Istanbul, TR
Beauty, curated by Roi Kuper, Florentin 45 Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
METAKOM …†yet the sea is not full…†, a Schir project: Kunstverein Kreis Gütersloh, DE
Raumordnung, Gesellschaft für urbane Kunst und Gestaltung, Krefeld, DE
Kunstverein Kreis Soest, Soest, DE
Terror: Artists Respond, curated by C. Evans & Y. Verwer, Industry City Gallery, Brooklyn, US

2010
Selected Graduated from fine arts Academies, Tel Hai Museum, Upper Galilee, IL
HomeBase V, Berlin, DE
100 JAHRE JUNG, UDK, Berlin, DE

2009
100 Years of Dialogue through Art, curated by Yona Fischer, Orangerie du Senate, Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, FR
David and the Girls, curated by D. Adika, POV: The Israeli Photography Festival, Tel-Aviv, IL 

Awards and Scholarships

2017
The Lottery Grant, IL

2013
The Igal Ahouvi Art Collection Promising Artist Award, IL

2012 - 2013
The Botín Foundation grant, Santander, ES

2012
Arbeitsstipendium Stiftung Kunstfonds, Bonn, DE

2010
HomeBase V, Berlin, DE

2009
Excellence scholarship granted by Rea Ben David - The print house, Tel aviv, IL
Presser Excellence award granted by Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem, IL

2008 - 2010
Sharett Scholarship Program, America – Israel Cultural Foundation, IL

Do You Speak Synergy?, Installation view
Do you speak synergy?

Jeroen Jongeleen

 

Jeroen Jongeleen (b. 1967, the Netherlands) moved to Rotterdam in 1997. One of his first interventions in his adopted city was to spray the word “HOME” on the outside wall of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. He was arrested for this action, but it was the start of a close relationship with the museum and in 1999, he was invited to participate the group exhibition Exorcism/Aesthetic Terrorism (Boijmans Van Beuningen). Jongeleen’s street interventions previously carried the project name “influenza”, in connotation of his repeated attacks on the well-oiled social body, and as qualification of the development of his artistic practice as a self-reflexive exercise engaged in feeding its own momentum. His work has been exhibited at the SCAPE Christchurch Biennial of Art in Public Space, New Zealand (2006), the Prague Biennale 1 (2003) and “Hardcore” at Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2003), as well as a variety of shows at venues including Stichting Fort Asperen, Acquoy, Upstream gallery Amsterdam, Tent Rotterdam, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland, Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, De Appel, Amsterdam and Burlington City Arts, Vermont.

 

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Education

1994
AKI Academy for Art and Design, Enschede, NL

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
Counterclockwise, Harlan Levey Projects, 2018

2017
Ran, rib247, Rib, Rotterdam, NL

2014
Traces and Shapes, Squares en Circles, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2012
No Style, Reflection of Public Statements on Art, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2011
Too late, too little, (and how) to fail gracefully, Fort Asperen, Acquoy, NL

2009
Way too High to see for Real!, Wallgallery Rotterdam, NL
Influenza / SNEEZE! (great details), Stereo Gallery, Poznan, PL

2008
‘Influenza - Old works New bottles, Upstream Gallery, NL

2006
Influenza etc., Upstream Gallery, NL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
#beeldenpark presikhaaf, *curating Motel Spatie, Arnhem, NL

2017
Human Nurture, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL
La vile et le mouvement, Pilori, Niort, FR
Daydreaming subverts the world, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, NL
How On Earth Should This Be Art? Concordia, Enschede, NL
Cock on Fire-A Political Show,  Studio A.A. Goldberg and Silverstein, Amsterdam, NL
Heden de Volharding, VHDG Leeuwarden, NL
ArtRotterdam, Upstream Gallery, Rotterdam, NL 
Sample Section, Harlan Levey Projects, Mexico Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, MX
The World Is Hard And Sad, ApprenticeMaster Project, KunstpodiumT/HetWildeWeten, Rotterdam, NL
Rotterdam, NLRan, Rib247, Rib, Rotterdam, NL
1000 steps along a 5 meter string, IDFA, Amsterdam, NL
Interventionisten Presikhaaf, Motel Spatie, Arnhem, NL

2016
Cock on Fire- A Political show, Studio A.A. Goldberg and Silberstein, Amsterdam, NL
Start Spangeled, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Nathania Van Dijk Invites, De Vishal, Haarlem, NL
Sarnami, Naferlovesyou Supermarket, Rotterdam, NL
Reaguurders Delight, Greylight Projects, Heerlen, NL
3D Zine, 18 June at Foundation B.a.d., Rotterdam, NL
Berndnaut Smilde & Jeroen Jongeleen, Greylight Projects, Hoensbroek, NL
Hacking Habitat – Art of Control, International Art Manifestation, Gevangenis Wolvenplein Utrecht, Utrecht, NL Gevangenis Wolvenplein Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Deze tentoonstelling valt buiten de verantwoordelijkheid, Over De Verborgen Stadscollectie, Project Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

2015
Art Brussels 2015 with Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels,BE
Hemelbestormers, Garage Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
Weg Ermee! – Jeroen Jongeleen, Cultuurwerf, Vlissingen, NL
Organizing Artists, *curating De Aanschouw, Rotterdam, NL
Canned Laughter, Verhalenhuis Belvédère, Rotterdam, NL
In and Out of Control, het Klooster, Tiel, NL
Of Land and Local, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, Vermont, US
The Celebration of the Inevitable Leaving of Traces, Running in Loops, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, Vermont, US
Desire Lines, ruru huis, Sonsbeek Biënnale, Arnhem, NL
Transformer, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Backjumps Live Issues IV, Kunstambt Kreuzberg, Berlin, DE
Twente Biennale, Enschede, NL
Bien Urbain, Besançon, FR

2014
TRACES, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Unnoticed Art Festival, Haarlem, NL

2013
A Decade Upstream, Upstream Gallery at Lloyd Hotel, Amsterdam, NL
ArtInternational Istanbul, Upstream Gallery, Istanbul, TR
25 jaar Stadscollectie, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

2012
Because it’s written, Wolfart, Rotterdam, NL
Corps Commun, Anciens Abattoir, Mons 2015, Mons, BE
Art Rotterdam Sculpture Gallery, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

2011
How Art Things, Nest, Den Haag, NL
Running with Rocky, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Art Rotterdam with Upstream Gallery, Rotterdam, NL
Mapping the Horizon, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Victory of the bottom-up approach, Wereld van Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL
Moussism, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
The Creative City, Museum Hilversum, Hilversum, NL
For the Love of Money, Art Amsterdam with Trendbeheer, NL

2010
Upstream Cinema, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
We like Art, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, NL
Inside Job (Boijmans expands to gallery 182a), Gallery 182A, Rotterdam, NL
First Virtual Exhibition of Shows, Trendbeheer, Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL
Paramaribo SPAN, De Surinaamse Bank, Paramaribo, SR

2009
Landscaping, Galerie de Meerse, Hoofddorp, NL
For Security Reasons, Showroom Mama, Rotterdam, NL
Köf/Mold, Charlois, Rotterdam, NL
A Lovestory, icw. Abner Preis, Urban Explorers, Dordrecht, NL
Trespassers of the World unite, Toasters Gallery, London, UK
Artfair Brussels, with Upstream gallery, Brussels, BE
Art Rotterdam with Trendbeheer, NL
International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL
Tribeca Film Festival, New York, US
Asiana International Short Film Festival, Seoul, KR

2008
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Influenza / Dancing Black Square, NL
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NL
Liste 08 Art Fair Basel with Upstream Gallery, Basel, CH
Fundamentals, Witte Dame Eindhoven, NL
NADA art fair, Upstream Gallery, Miami, US

2007
Umbau, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, CH
Contour / continuiteit, Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, NL
Brave new world, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, NL
VIRUS, Hessenhuis, Antwerpen, BE
Living the City, Platform 21, Zuidas Amsterdam, NL
Het Weiland wat beroemd wilde worden, 13ha, Heeswijk, NL
De Vreemdeling [A Tribute to Pierre Bayle], CBK Rotterdam, NL
Putje II, Atelier als Supermedium, Rijswijk, NL
Influenza / Outside Inside, VU Amsterdam, NL
Free money for all, AbnAmro bank, MU Heerlen, NL

2006
SCAPE 06, Biennial of Art in Public Space, Christchurch, NZ
Urban Funke, encuentro in ternacional de cultura urbana, Barcelona, ES
Big City Lab, curated show at Art Forum Berlin with Upstream Gallery, Berlin, DE
Liste 06, Art Fair Basel with Upstream Gallery, CH
Urban explorations, public space-art festival, Dordrecht, NL
That was then, this is now, De Appel, Amsterdam, NL
Influenza etc./ Variations in Urban Intervention Art, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2005
NADA Artfair with Upstream Gallery, Miami, US
CrashTest, Filter Gallery, Hamburg, DE
Backjumps - the Live issues II, Berlin, DE
P.S., Neurotitan gallery, Berlin, DE
Art Forum Berlin with Upstream Gallery, Berlin, DE
Project Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL
Alytus Biennale, Alytus, IT
The ABC, Neurotitan gallery Berlin, DE
A table, centre artistique et culturel, with Eric Sandillon, Chamarande, FR
KunstRai with Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Urban Edge, P4 Milan, IT

2004
w/o walls, Scope Artfair, Miami, US
Perifiric Biennale, Iasi, RO
Werkleitz Biennale, Halle, DE
Ill Communications 2, Urbis, Manchester, UK
La rue aux artistes, Viacom / Fiac, Paris, FR
The Battle of Oldenburg, Horst Janssen Museum, Oldenburg, DE
Zugzwang, Fons Welters gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Dangerous Work, Spazio Disponibile, Florence, IT

2003
Contested Space, Florence, IT
Worldsigns, Blackblock, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
The Art of Urban Warfare, FondsBKVB, Amsterdam, NL
Graphics Triennale, Trnava, SK
Backjumps - The Live Issue, Kunstambt Kreuzberg, Berlin, DE
Pague Biennale, Prague, CZ
Hardcore, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
The Art of Urban Warfare, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL

2002
Ghettoblaster, Urban-art.info, Berlin, DE
RootX2002 festival, Hull, UK
Influenza/Microjam Unicura1 & 2, De Appel, Amsterdam, NL
Thresholding, Smartproject space, Amsterdam, NL
Commitment, Fonds BKVB, Las Palmas Rotterdam, NL
InfoOffspring, with I. Vetter and A. Weisser, Dresden, DE
Hortus Ludi, Marres, Maastricht, NL

2001
The people’s art, Witte de With Rotterdam, NL
Ontplooid, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, NL
Arto do Povo, Porto, PT
Serious Gameplay, FSKE, Budapest, HU
Squat, Smart projectspace, Amsterdam, NL
Les33, one-nightbars, with Marc Bijl and Erik van Lieshout, Rotterdam, NL

2000
Exorcism/Visual Terrorism, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL
Hey, International Competition Style.., TENT. Rotterdam, NL

Roopa Vasudevan, Bellwether, 2016, Installation view
Star Spangled

Willehad Eilers

 

Willehad Eilers (b. 1981, Germany) also works under the pseudonym Wayne Horse. Beginning his career in the German graffiti scene, Eilers later went on to graduate from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam before attending the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten. His eclectic body of work comprises video, drawing, performance and installation, and is distinctive for its lyrical quality, playful humour and expressiveness. Describing his practice as an investigation of the heuristically learnt political and cultural mores that define contemporary society, Eilers gently nudges us towards a poetic realisation of our social selves through his highly performative range of paintings, installations, videos and drawings. Infused with a mischievous, effortless confidence, Eilers’ crude-style works offer us anthropological insight into his observations of the flawed human condition and its perpetual evolution. He unflinchingly presents us with images that convey the disposition of the modern individual towards grotesque, even masturbatory obsessions. He assails the quotidian situations that we are familiar with, and renders them unrecognisable.

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Education

2001-2005
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Alles Wird Gut, A Juan Project, Amsterdam, NL
Six Doener Drawing Performance, A Juan Project, Amsterdam, NL

2016
Alter Senator, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2015
Dangerously rich, Palermo Galerie, Stuttgart, DE

2014
Haufen und Biester, Klattendiek, Bremen, DE
Celebrity Beach, Frameshop, Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, NL

2013
FREIZEITGEIST, Mink projects, Amsterdam, NL
Das paradies, HLP Project Space, Brussels, BE
Youth wars, Unruly gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Das scheissleben, AF galerie, Cologne, DE

2011
Great Tales of Moral, SELF SERVICE Open Art Space, Stuttgart, DE
More Future, HLP Project Space, Brussels, BE

2010
Make me proud, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss, NL
Moment Mal, Galo Art Gallery, Turin, IT

2009
German Swinehundt in Rotterdam, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL
Mildly Amusing, Wolf and Pack, Amsterdam, NL

2006
Teenwolf does time, Sign, Groningen, NL
Give those people air, Spiritroom, Berlin, DE

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Art is where the heart is Vol2, Galerie L.J., Paris, FR
Filler II, Sign Groningen, Groningen, NL

2017
Patty Morgan Internet Caffe/ Foam Fusion, Foam, Amsterdam, NL

2016
The Devil and me, A Juan Space, Amsterdam, NL
Sculpture:Film, All together now, Rotterdam, NL

2015
To get there, All together now, Rotterdam, NL

2014
Riders on the Storm, Olympus Photography playground, Kas Bank, Amsterdam, NL
Pictoplasma10, Kaufhaus Jandorf, Berlin, DE
Brain whores, ODRADEK, Copenhagen, DK
Works on paper 2, Kallenbach Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Wunderkamer, Gallery 33, Amsterdam, NL
Especially you, MOHS exhibit, Copenhagen, DK
Art medal in a global world, FIDEM XXXIII, Sofia, BG

2013
John fox and wayne horse, Kallenbach gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Costume: written clothing, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
Gloomy prospects and lucid adventures, NEST, Den Haag, NL
Works on paper, Kallenbach galerie, Amsterdam, NL

2012
The kids are allright, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
Groupshow,HLP project space, Brussels, BE
Urban art efx, CBK Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL
Old dogs, new tricks, Majke Husstege, Den Bosch, NL
Yes, we are open, NIMK Nederlands Instituut voor MediaKunst, Amsterdam, NL
LUX/ICA biennale of moving images, institute of contemporary art, The Mall, London, UK
City of Dog, CBK Den Bosch, Den Bosch, NL
She doesnt care, EB&Flow gallery, London, UK

2011
Human nest, De Meerse, Hoofdorp, NL
Mohs Exhibit, Copenhagen, DK
Sex, De Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen, NL
Munt met een Missie, Centraal Museum Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
Sweatboxing 2, LETO Gallery, Warsaw, PL
Cowboys und Aliens, Helium Cowboy, Hamburg, DE
COMMA, Pallazzo della Penna, Perugia, IT
Light part 2, Gallery Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, NL
Twente Biennale, Hengelo, NL
Picnic at beit hair, Beit Hair, Tel Aviv, IL
Nacht, Eddie The Eagle Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Light-part 1, Paradise row gallery, London, UK

2010
April Rules, No Borders Gallery, Hong Kong, HK
Grow Ups, CCC, Shizuoka city, JP
Popjugend, Galerie Majke Hüsstege, Den Bosch, NL
Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL

2009
DROPSTUFF, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, IT
PICTOPIA, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE
RijksakademieOPEN, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
Warriors, loners, and space travellers, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, NL

2008
Standpunten, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL

2007
Nederclips, Sm’s Stedelijk Museum ’s Hertogenbosch, Den Bosch, NL
Playgrounds Festival, Tilburg, NL

2006
Max Wright was Right, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, NL

2004
Overschilderen / Overpainting, Brussel, BE
Streetsy2k, New Jersey, USA

2003
VAV 25, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, NL

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

2015
Nomination international competition, Kasseler Dokfest, DE

2014
Nomination, International Competition Winterthur Filmfestival, CH
Mondriaan Fonds, Bewezen talent, NL

2013
WDNX award, Best International Film, Winnipeg, CA

2010
Familie Hunting Fellowship, NL
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, NL

2009
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Chagall Fonds and Gerard Hordijk Fonds, NL
Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, NL

2007
Volkskrant kunstprijs, NL

2005
ISMAF Award, NL
One Minute Award, NL

2004
Streets y2k Video Festival, US

Screenings

2015
Prague Short Film Festival, Prague, CZ

2014
Kasseler Dokfest, Kassel, DE
Winterthur Film Festival, Winterthur, CH
Hamburger Kurzfilm Festival, Hamburg, DE
The One Minutes on Tour, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, CN
IFFR, Rotterdam, NL

2013
Portland Underground Film Festival, Hollywood theatre, Portland, US
Modern times, Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, NL
Skindeep, Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, NL
Frisse Oren, Tilburg, NL

2012
Incubate festival, Tilburg, NL

2011
The ill-mannered milkman, Version 1, Impakt Event, Utrecht, NL

2007
Presentation and premiere of Elefantboy, Impakt Event, Utrecht, NL
Pictoplasma Festival, Berlin, DE

2005
Media Art Festival Friesland, Leeuwarden, NL

2003
Teek Film en Animatie Festival, Breda, NL

Lectures and Workshops

2010-2013
Guest advising at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL

2011
Workshop and guest advising at EEA, Berlin, DE

2010
Stopmotion animation workshop, Nowhere, Amsterdam, NL

2009
Presentation at Haus der Kulturen der Welt Pictopia, Berlin, DE

2006
Presentation at Pictoplasma, Berlin, DE

Alter Senator, Installation view
Alter Senator

Amélie Bouvier

 

Amelie Bouvier (b.1982, France) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. Her practice begins with the utilization of images and diagrams from various sources, such as scientific and military archives, Google and science-fiction material, exploring lines between real and imagined perceptions. Her laborious drawings transform images and specific details of events in order to provide new perspectives on the identity and agency of place, time and epistemological building blocks. She has had several noteworthy exhibitions including those at Museo Patio Herreriano (Valladolid, Spain), Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa (Lisbon, Portugal), Plataforma Revólver (Lisbon, Portugual), Sabrina Amrani Gallery (Madrid, Spain), the Verbeke Foundation (Kemzeke, Belgium), and at the Museu Da Cidade (Lisbon, Portugal). Her work has been included in the 16th Cerveira International Art Biennial and in the 6th Biennale of Art and Culture of São Tomé e Príncipe. She was selected for the ISELP prize “Hors d’Oeuvre” in Brussels and was named the best emerging artist at Just Mad in Madrid, as well as a finalist for the CIC’Art Prize. In addition to her personal work, Amelie is an active member in the project “Enough Room for Space.”

 

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Education

2008
DNSEP - Diplôme National Supérieur d’Expression Plastique, Institut Supérieur des Arts de Toulouse, FR

2006
DNAP - Diplôme National des Arts Plastiques, Institut Supérieur des Arts de Toulouse, FR

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
The Sun Conspiracy, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE 

2017
Uncertainty Scenarios, Enough Room For Space, Drogenbos, BE

2015 

Others May Follow, ISELP, Brussels, BE

2014
Sidewise Glance, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels,BE
Contemplative State nº2, Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, ES
Catoptics, Javier Silva Gallery, Valladolid, ES

2013
Un obstacle avait arrêté les efforts, Eternal Gallery, Tours, FR

2012
Um Continuum em três tempos, Carpe Diem, Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon, PT
Instante (intra) Lugar, curated by Maria de Fátima Lambert, QuaseGaleria, Oporto, PT

Selected Group Exhibitions and Screenings

2018
Zsona Maco México Arte Contemporaneo with Yam Gallery, Mexico City, MX
Now It Is Light, curated by Sofia Lemos, Galeria Boavista, Lisbon, PT

2017
Zsona Maco México Arte Contemporaneo with Harlan Levey Projects, Mexico City, MX
In / Out, Greylight Projects, Brussels, BE
Dallas Art Fair with Harlan Levey Projects, Dallas, US
Forecasting at the Dallas Art Fair, curated by AURORA 2017 and co-curator Justine Ludwig (Director of Exhibitions/ Senior Curator at Dallas Contemporary), Dallas, US
Residence and Associates open studios, Greylight Projects, Brussels, BE

2016
Current Residents & Associate, Greylight Projects, Brussels, BE
A Pele e a Espessura do Desenho II, Sesc Ipiranga, São Paulo, BR
Out of Place Artefacts, in collaboration with Anouchka Oler, Javier Silva Gallery, Valladolid, ES

2015
No Matter How, Round and Square, in collaboration with Marcin Dudek, Ateliê Fidalga, São Paulo, BR
ISSO, De uma maneira ou de outra, curated by Eduardo Matos, Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, PT
A pele e a espessura do desenho, curated by Maria de Fátima Lambert, Fundação das Comunicações, Lisbon, PT
Measuring the Immeasurable, curated by Iciar Sagarminaga, Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid, ES

2014
Screening of “We turn a Blind Eye On It” in collaboration with Marcin Dudek, Kunstfilmtage, Düsseldorf, DE
Mostra14, Central Station, Lisbon, PT
The Penthouse Art Event, Organised by Harlan Levey Projects, Bloom Hotel, Brussels, BE
JustMad 5 Art Fair with Javier Silva Gallery, Madrid, ES

2013
Park + Ride, Verbeke Foundation, BE
Summa Art Fair with Javier Silva Gallery, Matadero, Madrid, ES
Do barroco para o barroco, está a arte contemporânea, curated by Maria de Fátima Lambert, 17th Bienal de Cerveira, Casa de la Parra, Santiago de Compostela, PT
A Line a Year, ArteSantander 2013, in collaboration with Theo Firmo, with Javier Silva Gallery, Santander, ES
JustMad 4 Art Fair with Javier Silva Gallery, Madrid, ES

2012
End of the World Party, Nadine Feront Gallery, Brussels, BE
[chamo silêncio à linguagem que já não é orgão de nada] ... (after Pascal Quignard), QuaseGaleria, Oporto, PT
Snapshot, Galerie Nadine Feront, Brussels, BE
Correspondência, Museo de Arte Prehispánico Rufino Tamayo, Oaxaca, MX
Africando, curated by Adelaide Ginga, GAD, in articulation with the 6ª Bienal de São Tomé e Principe, Lisbon, PT
Património, curated by Adelaide Ginga, Itinerância da 6ª Bienal de São Tomé e Principe, Museu da Cidade, Lisbon, PT

2011
Passante no Mundo, Paulo Reis e Cª, QuaseGaleria, Oporto, PT
6ª Bienal de Arte e Cultura de São Tomé e Principe, curated by Adelaide Ginga, São Tomé e Principe, PT
Quatro apontamentos e um não lugar, curated by Paulo Reis and Lourenço Egreja, 16th Bienal de Cerveira, Cerveira, PT
Project Rooms, Junho das artes, Óbidos, PT
Prix Jeunes Création, Moulin Saint-Remy des Arts, FR

Awards & Grants and Residencies

2018
Residency at Yam Gallery, Mexico City and San Miguel de Allende, MX

2017

Residency at Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterleen, BE

2015
Artichok grant, delivered by the BIJ, Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, BE
Winner of the prize Hors-d’oeuvre ISELP, Brussels, BE
Residency at Ateliê Fidalga, São Paulo, BR

2013
Winner of the prize Emergent Artist of Just Mad Art Fair, Madrid, ES

2011
Finalist of the Prize CIC’ART, FR
The Audience award prize at the Prix Jeune Création, Moulin Saint-Remy des Arts, FR

2010
Inov-Art grant 2th edition, Grant from portuguese cultural minister, PT

Collaborative Projects

Collaboration with Enough Room for Space on the following projects:
DiARTgonale Special Edition (2012 – 2013)
Uncertainty Scenarios (from 2014)

2012 - 2014
Collaboration with Multiplos Carpe Diem Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon, PT

Selected Bibliography

Articles
-Benoit Dusart, “Search & Destroy”, L’Art Même, September 2015
-Kurt Snoekxin, “WunderKammer - Amélie Bouvier”, Agenda Magazine, November, 2014
-Julio Tovar, “Amélie Bouvier, cartografía los escenarios de fragilidad”, El Mundo, March 2014
-“La galeria Javier Silva gana el premio JustMad de arte emergente”, últimoCero, February, 2013
-Marie Gosselin, “La géographie comme une oeuvre d’art”, la nouvelle république, February, 2013
-Catherine Callico, “5 bonnes raisons de voir l'expo "End of the world Party””, Victoire, December, 2012
-Laura Pastor, ““Pingue-Pongue” – Instante [intra] Lugar de Amélie Bouvier,QuaseGleria, EspaçoT, Oporto”, PAC plataforma de arte contemporanea, October, 2012
-Miguel Matos, “Carpe Diem e Festa”, TimeOut Lisboa, June, 2012
-Sonia Ávila, “Portugal leva arte a Oxaca”, Excelsior, March, 2012
-Teresa Pizarro, “Quatro apontamentos e um não lugar”, Molduras, Antena2 RTP, July, 2011
-“Saint-Remy. Les Jeunes Artistes à l’honneur", La Depeche, July, 2011

Catalogues
-CDAP 5 years, 2014
-Catalogue Miradas de Mujeres, 2014
-17ª Bienal de Cerveira, Exhibition catalog, 2013
-ArteSantander2013 XXII feira de arte contemporanéo, ArtFair catalog, 2013
-02 Amélie Bouvier, Un obstacle avait arrêté les efforts, Exhibition catalog, Eternal Gallery, 2013
-16ª Bienal de Cerveira, Exhibition catalogue, 2011
-Junho das artes, Arte contemporanea, Exhibition catalogue, 2011
-Final-Figt, Exhibition catalogue, 2008

Imprints, Installation view
Imprints

TR Ericsson

 

 

TR Ericsson (b. 1972, US) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York for over 20 years. He uses the story of his mother to present a searing, soft, and complex portrait of post-industrial life in America. Ericsson constructs his work using traditional art materials such as canvas, bronze, photography, and clay as well as video, found objects, and artifacts taken from his family archives. “Crackle & Drag”, Ericsson’s ongoing project, started during the years following his mother’s suicide in 2003. It begins as an intimate encounter with an artist’s family archive and becomes a potent opportunity to refl ect and scrutinize the trials and tribulations of our own lives, taking on historical signifi cance as it documents and transforms three generations of life in the American Midwest. In 2015, this project lead to a solo exhibition at the Transformer Station/Cleveland Museum of Art and an award winning monograph of his work, published by Yale University Press to accompany the exhibition. In 2017, he was the winner of the 91st International Print Center Award and he currently has a solo exhibition at the Everson Museum of Art titled “I Was Born to Bring You into This World”, curated by DJ Hellerman and running until December 31st 2017. His work can be found in numerous public and private collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Dallas Museum of Art, the MoMA, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Progressive Art Collection, and many others.

 

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Education

1991-1995
The Art Students League of New York, US
The National Academy of Design, New York, US

1990-1991
The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, US

1984-1990
The Fine Arts Association, Cleveland, US

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE (upcoming September, 2018)

2017
Cinders, Albertz Benda, New York, US

I Was Born To Bring You Into This World, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, US
Jeanne, The Print Center, Philadelphia, US

2015
All My Love Always No Matter What, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

TR Ericsson: Crackle & Drag, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, US
Lucifer’s Kiss: Photograms by TR Ericsson, Institute of Fine Arts, New York, US

2014
Crackle & Drag: Film Index, BCA, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, US


2013
Photographs, Paintings and Objects for a Film, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US

2011
SHOT 44, Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully, CH
Étant donnés 2°, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, US

2010
Etant Donnes, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US

2008
Nicotine Dream, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, US

Narcissus, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US
Thanksgiving, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, US

2007
As if life isn’t hard enough they have to tear out your flowers, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, US

2005
The Year of the Motorcycle, Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, US
I’m still waiting for you... , Arts Collinwood, Collinwood, US

2003
Angste, Cleveland Public Art, Cleveland, US

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Untitled, Miami Beach, Harlan Levey Projects, Miami, US
Detroit Art Book Fair, Overnight Projects, Detroit, US
Expo Chicago: Exposure, Harlan Levey Projects, Chicago, US
We Invite, Antwerp Art Weekend, Harlan Levey Projects, Antwerp, BE
Philadelphia Art Book Fair, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center and The Print Center, Philadelphia, US
Dallas Art Fair, Harlan Levey Projects, Dallas, US
Family, Akron Art Museum, Akron, US

2016
Residual Historical Haunting, Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York, US
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2015 Exhibition, Landskrona Foto Festival, Landskrona, SE
Imprints, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2015 Exhibition, LOOK 3 Festival of the Photograph, Focus on Photobooks, JAAHC, Charlottsville, US
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2015 Exhibition, 15th International Festival of Photography in Łódź, Fotofestiwal 2016, PL
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2015 Exhibition, Self Publish Riga Photomonth, LV
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2015 Exhibition, Scotiabank
CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, CA
Art Brussels, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Dallas Art Fair, Harlan Levey Projects, Dallas, US
Philadelphia Art Book Fair, presented by Philadelphia Photo Arts Center & The Print Center, Philadelphia, US
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2015 Exhibition, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, NL
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2015 Exhibition, Aperture Foundation, New York, US
New Acquisitions, Ikon Ltd. Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, US

2015
Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2015 Exhibition, Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Paris, FR
Paris Photo, Robert Koch Gallery, Paris, FR
EXPO CHICAGO, Robert Koch Gallery, Chicago, IL
MIMEO REVOLUTION Artist Book + Zine Fair, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH Past & Present, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, US
NOADA Art Exposition, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH Art Brussels, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Dallas Art Fair, Harlan Levey Projects, Dallas, US
Words Matter, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Every day I’m..., Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, US

2014
Paris Photo, Robert Koch Gallery, Paris, FR
The NY Art Book Fair, Secret Behavior, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens, US EXPO CHICAGO, Robert Koch Gallery, Chicago, US
Quottom, Swiss Culture Magazine, Instagram
The Big Show, Zygote Press, Cleveland, US
Dirge: Reflections on [Life and] Death, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, US
NOADA Art Exposition, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US

2013
A Different Kind of Order, The ICP Triennial, Artist Book Installation, International Center of Photography, New York, US
Where I’m Calling From, curated by Todd Hido, Transformer Station, Cleveland, US NOADA Art Exposition, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US
The Armory Show, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, US
A Family Affair: Selections from the Progressive Art Collection, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Museum, Colorado Springs, US
Light of Day, Transformer Station, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, US
Marcel Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase: An Homage, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, US
Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, US

2012
DIY: Photograpers & Books, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, US
Art Miami, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Miami, US
NOADA Art Exposition, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US Earth: Language and Symbols, Cara and Cabezas Contemporary, Kansas City, US

2011
Nicotine, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US
Practice to Deceive: Smoke and Mirrors in Fashion, Fine art and Film, Shop Show studio, London, UK
New Work, Francis Naumann Fine Art, New York, US
ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative, Printed Matter, New York, US
Piece of Mind, Elga Wimmer PCC, New York, US
Dallas Art Fair, Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Dallas, US
Facsimile, Girl’s Club, Ft. Lauderdale, US

2010
Art Basel Miami, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, Miami, US
The NY Art Book Fair, Iconoclast Editions, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens, US TRANSparent TRANSlucent, Flash Space, Lawrence, US
Detour, SPACES, Cleveland, US
Printed Matter Distribution Program, Printed Matter, Inc., New York, US
Recent Acquisitions, Ikon Ltd. Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
Eyelevel Resheving Initiative Four, EyeLevel Gallery, Halifax, US

2009
My Gay Uncle, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, US
On Paper, SHAHEEN Modern and Contemporary Art, Cleveland, US
The NY Art Book Fair, Iconoclast Editions, MoMA P.S.1, Long Island City, Queens, NY balm White Show, Signs of life gallery, Lawrence, US
On Paper, William Shearburn Gallery, Santa Fe, US

2008
The NY Art Book Fair, Iconoclast Editions, Phillips De Pury & Company, New York, US Frieze Art Fair, Regents Park, Paul Kasmin Gallery, London, UK
Contemporary Journals: More than meets the eye, Ingalls Library and Archives, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, US
A Photographic Perspective, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, US

2007
Aqua Art Miami, Aqua Hotel, Ashley Gallery/Heidi Cho Gallery, Miami, US Andy Warhol: Factory Now, Kasia Key Art Projects, Chicago, US
MACO, México Arte Contemporáneo Art Fair, Ashley Gallery, DF, MX Red Dot Art Fair, Ashley Gallery, New York, US

2006
7th International Toronto International Art Fair, Art Toronto, Ashley Gallery, Toronto, CA

2004
Pedestrian, Nowhere to go and no money to get there, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, US

Screenings

2016
Crackle & Drag, Erie International Film Festival, Official Selection, Erie, US
Crackle & Drag, BLOW-UP Chicago Arthouse Film Festival, Official Selection, Chicago, US

2015
Crackle & Drag, (screening) Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Crackle & Drag, (screening)The Cleveland Museum of Art, Transformer Station, Cleveland, US

2014
Experimental Films Inspire TR Ericsson (film screening), Chris Marker [La Jetee], Hollis Frampton
[Nostalgia], Bruce Baillie [Mass for the Dakota Sioux], organized by Eric Ford,
International Film Foundation, BCA Burlington City Arts, Burlington, US

2006
The Year of the Motorcycle, The Cleveland International Film Festival, Cleveland, US
Year of the Motorcycle, The Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Heights, US

Awards

2016
Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards, Best Photography Books Shortlist

2015
The Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist: Photography Catalogue of the Year

1997
Anna Lee Stacey Foundation Grant, Oklahoma City, US Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec, CA

1995
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec, CA Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant, New York, US
Lloyd Sherwood Grant, New York, US

1993
National Arts Club, Award of Distinction, New York, US
Halgarten Travel Grant, New York, US

 

Imprints, Installation view
Imprints
All My Love, Always No Matter What, Installation view
All My Love, Always No Matter What

Haseeb Ahmed

 

Haseeb Ahmed (b. 1985, US) is a research-based artist living and working in Brussels and Zurich. His work is often collaborative and draws on tools and techniques from the hard sciences to produce artworks. Ahmed received his Masters in Visual Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in sculpture and architecture. As a researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht, the Netherlands (2011-2012), Ahmed won the “Designers and Artists 4 Genomics Award” with his work « The Fishbone Chapel » and initiated the project “Has the World Already Been Made?”, which has been exhibited internationally and featured in both the GIBCA (Goteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art) and 6 Tunnels Public Art Commission (Brussels) in 2017. This year Ahmed was also selected by the Battaglia Artistic Foundry to develop a « Casting Wind » sculpture and awarded a Vertigo Residency by the European Commission’s Science, Technology and Arts Program (STARTS, under Horizon2020). The trilogy of exhibitions surrounding his work « The Wind Egg » will conclude with a solo exhibition at The Museum of Contemporary Art (M HKA), Antwerp in October, 2018 curated by Nav Haq.

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Education

2013 -
PHD in Practice Based Arts, Sint Lucas Antwerpen, BE / University of Antwerp, BE together with the Zurich University of the Arts, CH.
Size Matters research project and the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Antwerp, BE, Brussels, BE and Zurich, CH.

2011-2012
Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

2010
Masters of Science in Visual Studies (MFA equivalent w/ written thesis), MIT, Cambridge, US

2010
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (summer session), New York City, US

2008
BFA in Studio Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
BA in Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
Upcoming - Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp (M HKA)

2016
Wird, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
The Wind Egg, Site-specific installation and performance at the NATO- von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Sint-Genesius-Rode, BE

2015
HWBM x8, curated by Daniel Smith, in collaboration with Daniel G. Baird, virtual exhibition at Paper-Thin.org

2014
A is for Albatross, Museum Barengasse, Zurich, CH
Fish Bone Chapel, Le Sceptre, Brussels, BE

2013
Has the World Already Been Made? , Hedah Gallery, Maastricht, NL
Has the World Already Been Made? x4, Roots and Culture Project Space, Chicago, US

2007
The Common Sense, Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, US

2003
Roshni ka Sonata, Canaday Center, University of Toledo, US

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Loop, Lubomirov / Angus-Hughes, London, UK
Göthenborg International Biennale for Contemporary Art, Göthenborg, SE

2016
Transactions, Manifesta 11 framework at the University of Zurich in collaboration with Dr. Elena Lange, scholar of Japanese Marxism, Zurich, CH
Do You Speak Synergy?, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2015
A Posture of Latency, curated by Robin Juan and Kirsten Harkonen, "Has the World Already Been Made? x7” in collaboration with Daniel G. Baird, Leeds University of Art Museum, Leeds, UK
Parametrics, curated by Park Myers, Brussels, BE
False Alternatives, Gallery Veda, Chennai, IN
Alanica Symposium, North Ossetian National Science Library, Vladikavkaz, RU
A Posture of Latency, Leeds University of Art Museum, Leeds, UK
Every Day I’m…, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
The Weight of Water Depends on its Temperature, ParisTexas, Antwerp, BE

2014
Panoptic Measures, curated by Wafaa Bilal, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York City, US

2013
Fish Bone Chapel, Naturalis Museum, Leiden, NL
Lahore Literary Festival w/ Chalo Chalo Lahore Chalo Collective, Lahore, PK

2012
Miami Art Basel Fair with Acre Projects in the Nada Art Fair. Miami, US
Fox's Legacy, Manifesta Parallel Program, Genk, BE
Three Artists Walk into a Bar, de Appel Art Centre, Amsterdam, NL
Cupola or Cube: Mosque. New Ways of Building, IFA, Stuttgart and IFA Berlin, DE
Merge Visible, curated by Joshua Citarella and Jarrod Turner, Prairie Space, Chicago, US

2011
Has the World Already Been Made?, Symposium and Exhibition organized in Collaboration with Daniel G. Baird, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, NL
Table Tops Room, Co-Curated, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL
The Conditional Mosque, Co-Curated, Janus Project, New York City, NY, US
The Wrong Miracle, NoMinimo Gallery, Guyaquil, EC

2010
SK10, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, US
Daedalus Departs, Commissioned installation for MIT Media Lab inauguration, Cambridge, MA, US
In Between, Tophane-I Amire Cultural Center, Istanbul, TR

2009
Shamshir+Windtunnel=Progress, Wright Brothers Windtunnel, MIT, Cambridge, MA, US
The Sun Sets at Teufelsberg, Abandoned Teufelsberg Listening Post, Berlin, DE
And Things of That Nature, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, MA, US

2008
Des.Comp.08, MIT Computational Architecture, Wolk Gallery, Cambridge, MA, US
New Morning, Meet Waradise Gallery, New York City, NY, US

2007
Mapping Self, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US
Luggage of the Birth Right, Temporary Hotel Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL

2006
The World is Flat, Life Bomb Gallery, Berlin, DE
Probes: A Survey of Pakistani Contemporary Art, Hot House Gallery, Chicago, US

2005
Airlift, Ausstellungsdauer, Zurich, CH

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

2017-18
Vertigo Residency, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, NE

2013
Designers and Artists for Genomics Award, Netherlands Genomics Initiative in collaboration with Netherlands Toxico-Genomics Center, NL
Prix de Rome, Long-listed, NL
International Residence at Recollects (October 1 -December 31, 2013), Paris, FR

2011-13
Research Fellowship in Fine Arts, Jan Van Eyck Academie, NL
Expodium, Project Grant and Visiting artist developing a site specific work for Kanaaleiland, Utrecht, NL
Janus Project, Artist in Resident, New York City, US

2009
Presidential Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, US

2008
BFA Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, US
IDSA Student Merit Award, Industrial Design Society of North America, Kansas City, US

2007
Around the Coyote Gallery (May 2007), Chicago, US

2006
Novy Leadership Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US

Lectures and Panels

2018
On the Labor of Others, Dead or Alive, GLUON, January 18, Brussels, BE

2015
-THE PROTOCOLS OF MAKING: THINKING 3D PRINTING IN ARCHITECTURE, ETH Department of Architecture, October 30-31, Zurich, CH
-Round table Participant at MIT Program in Art Culture and Technology Lecture Series with Rosa Barba, Henriette Huldisch, MIT, October 19, Cambridge, US
-Artist talk at John Moore University John Lennon School of Art, October 7, Liverpool, UK
Presentation at PHYSMOD Fluid Dynamics Conference, EMPA, September 8, Dubendorf, CH
-Alanica International Art Symposium, North Ossetian National Science Library, August 5, 2015, Moscow, RU
-Too Big to Scale Conference, Zurich University of the Arts. May 8-9, 2015, Zurich, CH
-Artist Talk, Bern University of the Arts, April 21, 2015, Bern, CH
-Remote Sensor: 12-year Turbulence check at the EU parliament, February 21, 2015, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2014
Lecture at HISK, Seminar Lecture Series, April 4, Ghent, BE

2013
-Remote Sensor, LaborArtorium, Forschung in Kunst un Wissenschaft (Research in Art and Science) Presentation Ludwig Maximillians University of Munich, December 7, 2013
-ICT & Art Connect, Workshop on Art and Science Collaborations at iMAL, Brussels and results presented at EU Parliament in session chaired by Swedish delegate Amelia Anderdotter, November 10, 2013, Brussels, BE
-Response to questionnaire Art School: Peer Review published in the St. Claire, an online art journal, October 6, 2013, http://the-st-claire.com/0913/0913_post10.html
-Artists Talk, School of Visual Arts- Visual and Critical Studies Department, New York City, US
-Fish Bone Chapel, Annual Netherlands Toxico-Genomics Centre Conference, the Roodhoed, Amsterdam, NL
-Fish Bone Chapel and Everlasting Prometheus, Waag Soceity, Amsterdam, NL

2012
-How Cast Anachronisms, Lecture at Fine Arts and Architectural Conservation Departments, Hazara University, Mansehra, PK
-Between Dog and Wolf: Cultural Mechanisms for Identity in Diaspora Paper Presentation, Bath Annual Readings Conference, Moscow, RU
-Responses to the Global Economic Downturn: Platypus Affiliated Society, University of Chicago, US
-Artist Talk: Haseeb Ahmed, Institute of Philosophy, Moscow State University, Moscow, RU
-Platypus: What's left of the Left?, Institute of Philosophy, Moscow State University, Moscow, RU
-Artist Talk: Kobus oder Kuppel? (Dome or Cube?), IFA Gallerie Stuttgart, DE

2011
-Escape Velocity, On the Pleasures and Perils of Art Appropriating Industry, Presentation of site-specific work done at MIT 2008-10. G33koskop Series, Multimedia Institute, Zagreb, HR
-UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Utopian Return, Paper for ‘Utopian Time’ panel at Historical Materialism conference, London, UK
-What's left of the Left? Zur Situation der radikalen Linke in den USA, Frankfurt Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, DE
-The Replicator, A lecture on the ‘use and abuse of 3D printing for life.’ FabLab Zuid-Limburg, Maastricht, NL
-Qua Qua Quiescence, Artist talk for FourNinetyOne art criticism journal, residency Mildred’s Lane in Beach Lake, US

2010
-Art Autonomy and Resistance, Panel discussion with Coco Fusco, Jim Miller, and Andrea Geyer organized by Platypus Affiliated Society, New School, New York City, US
-The Supra Senosorial and the Abandonment of Metaphor: Neo-Constructivism and ′68
Platypus International Conference, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, US

2008
What Site?, History, Theory, Criticism of Architecture Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, US

2007
Pedagogical Factory: How We Learn: Building an Educated City, Panel discussion participant representing Platypus, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, US

Professional and Collaborative Experience

2012
-How to Cast Anachronisms Workshop, A workshop on mold making and casting of architecture. Collective construction of installation using casts from Maastricht, NL
-Replicator’s Master Class, a class designed and taught by myself at FabLab Zuid-Limburg, Maastricht developing the use of digital fabrication for art production, NL
-Platypus Affiliated Society, Platypus is an educational project that hosts symposia and publishes a monthly journal, The Platypus Review. The group is a platform for critically reassessing the legacy of 20th century radical Left politics.

2010
-MIT Teaching Assistant, Autism Studio, Cambridge, US
-Planning and executing course plan with Wendy Jacobs, Visual Arts Program MIT, Cambridge, US

2008-10
-MIT Architecture Fabrication Shops, Supervisor, Cambridge, US
-Advising Art and Architecture Department students with technical support for projects, Cambridge, US

2009
-IFAU und Jesko Fezer, Berlin, DE
-Architecture internship in Berlin, Germany specializing in user based design of galleries and museums.

2008
-Office for Counter Cultural Affairs, Chicago, US
-Architecture internship, directed by Prof. Carl Ray Miller and specializing in digitally fabricated furniture and tiling systems, Chicago, US
-Advanced Output Center, Supervisor, Chicago, US
-Advising Designed objects, Architecture and Fashion design students in digital fabrication of projects, Chicago, US

2007
-Studio Jeeraan Co-founder
-Design and theory regarding contemporary Islamic architecture. Projects include an installation at DePaul University and a reading room for the Downtown Islamic Center, Chicago, US
-Concept research “urban wilderness”: sustainable design in an urban context, in the City Think Tank, Depaul University, Chicago, US

2003-07
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Sculpture Metal/Wood Shop, Instructor, Chicago, US

Curatorial and Organizing Experience

2011
-Has the World Already Been Made?, Symposium and Exhibition organized in collaboration with Daniel G. Baird, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, NL
-Rise of the Right/Dissolution of the Left, Organizer an Assembly regarding culture funding cuts in the Netherlands, at the Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, NL

2010
The Conditional Mosque, An exhibition surveying contemporary use of the mosque form in contemporary art.

2008
On Naji al-Ali, A retrospective of political cartoonist Naji al-Ali on the 40th anniversary of Naji al-Ali’s assassination. Shown together with contemporary Palestinian art complemented with panel discussions and film screenings. Organizer and Curator, Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, US

2007
Platypus Interview with Tariq Ali, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US

2005
Re-Presenting the Present: Danish Cartoons and You, Panel in response to the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, US

Architecture and Exhibition Design

2007
Downtown Islamic Center Reading Room, Full Interior and Furniture design. In collaboration with Laura Lee Schmidt- Chicago, US

2006
DisOrientation, An immersive installation composed of Western depictions of the Muslim world. In Collaboration with Laura Lee Schmidt, DePaul University Student Center, Chicago, US

Performances

2012
-A Dome of My Own, Installation and Performance, Sitterwerk, St. Gallen, CH
-Limburg Beacons, Interactive architectural installation using Morse code.
Manifesta 9, Sphinx Park, Maastricht, NL

2011
Qua Qua Quiescence, Sound Performance at artist residency Mildred’s Lane in Beach Lake, US

2010
-Skowhegan Regional Airport, Installation and performance in collaboration with Arthur Aube, Skowhegan, ME, US
-D.E.V.I.L, Installation and performance in collaboration with Charles Stankievech, Stata Center-MIT, Cambridge, US

Bibliography: Reviews

-"Built to Scale", Lakshmi Sandhana for Wired Magazine UK/Europe print edition, 2014
-"Kubus oder Kuppel: Moscheen Perspektiven einer Bauaufgabe", Exhibition Catalog, IFA- DE, 2012
-“Art is useless. Therefore, it is good”, Interview with Ante Vukorepa for Plan B Magazine,
Zagreb, Croatia, 20 December 2011 (http://planb.tportal.hr/teme/165914/Haseeb-Ahmed.html)
-“In Between”, Exhibition Catalog, Istanbul Capital of Culture, Istanbul, TR, 2 February 2010
-Susan Snodgrass, “Armita Raafat,” Art in America- Online, 29 March 2010
-Tiffany Chu, “New Media Lab Opens Doors” Dwell Magazine-Online, 3 March 2010
-Timothy Inklebarger, “Coyote's McMosque,” Chicago Journal, 6 September 2007
-Alan Artner, “Fall Art Preview,” Chicago Tribune, 7 September 2007
-Alicia Eler, “Common sense, amplified,” CulturalChicago.com, 9 December 2007
-Alicia Chester, “Common Ground,” F News Magazine, 1 November 2007
-Marco Torres, “Review: the Common Sense,” The Platypus Review, 1 November 2007

Bibliography: Contributed Writings

-Haseeb Ahmed, “Interview with Slavoj Žižek: The Occupy Movement, a renascent Left, and
Marxism Today”, Platypus Review #42, 1 December, 2011
-Haseeb Ahmed,"News from the Netherlands: Culture Sector Opposition to Sweeping Cuts". FUSE Magazine, Issue 35.1
-Haseeb Ahmed, “Art and Research at MIT” and “Research on the Edge”, Self-Published/ACT-MIT, March 2011
-Haseeb Ahmed, “Daedalus: Holding Pattern/Problem”, Thresholds 39: Inertia, MIT SA+P, May 2011
-Haseeb Ahmed, “Book Review: Detlev Claussen, Theodor Adorno: One last Genius.”
Platypus Review #22, October, 2009

Wird, Installation View
Wird
Do You Speak Synergy?, Installation view
Do you speak synergy?

Petr Davydtchenko

 

Petr Davydtchenko (b. 1986, Russia) earned a BA in Fine Arts from Konstfack University College of Arts in Stockholm and an MA in Sculpture from The Royal College of Art in London. His work incorporates various media such as performance, video, sculpture, photography and installation. He builds narratives through aesthetic decisions, sometimes deliberately overburdening a body of work with a minimal, clean, and polished appeal. Using occult symbolism combined with a minimalistic aesthetic (and often using himself as an object of focus), cultural meanings are explored and blended to rethink and reinterpret social codes. Davydtchenko’s work has been exhibited in the 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, where he received critical acclaim for his work “Acension,” which is currently being acquired by a Belgian museum (paperwork to be signed in January). Most recently, his new project “The Open Archive” featured in the A/Political collection presentation at Rue Red in Dublin alongside Barbara Kruger, Oleg Kulik, Andrei Molodkin, Gustav Metzger, Shirin Neshat, Arsen Savadov, Andres Serrano, Santiago Sierra and Ai Weiwei. For this work he has not spent a penny, learning to craft and maintain a survivalist life without killing. In 2017 he was nominated for the Kadinsky Award.

 

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Education

2011-2013
MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2008-2011
BA Fine Arts, Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm, SE

2006-2008
Gerlesborgsskolan, Bohuslän, SE

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Ascension, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2016
POEHALI!, Platform Stockholm, Stockholm, SE

2015
DAVAJ / ДАВАЙ, Petr Davydtchenko / Astrid Gnosis, WestminsterWaste.biz, London, UK
HARD BASS, Edel Assanti Gallery, London, UK
LUST FOR GORE, Petr Davydtchenko / Astrid Gnosis, Under Bron, Stockholm, SE

2014
Until The Light Takes Us, Petr Davydtchenko / Astrid Gnosis, DO NOT OPEN, Brussels, BE
DyingBreed - Mayhem, One Night Only Gallery, Oslo, NO
Burnout, Harlan Levey projects, Brussels, BE
Petty Vanities, Opening Night of Gothenburg International Film Festival, SE
Circus TM, Belmacz Gallery, London, UK
Just The Best, Underbron, Stockholm, SE
One Night Only Gallery, Oslo, NO
Manifesta - The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Saint Petersburg, RU

2012
Mental Properties: European Autumn, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2009
The portrait of a contemporary artist in St.Petersburg, Showkonstfack, Stockholm, SE

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
HOW TO SAY IT THE WAY IT IS!, Rua red, Dublin, IE

2016

The 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, RU
Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, US

2015
Kibergop, Loft Project ETAGI, Saint Petersburg, RU
Kosmisk Kastrering IV - Vinter i Hagalund, Stockholm, SE
EVERY DAY IM..., Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
There and Back Again, Galleri BON, Stockholm, SE

2014
THE VOICE OF MOSCOW, Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow, RU
CRASH ON YOU, 100plus, Zurich, SW
Art Brussels 2014, Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels, BE
Circus TM, Belmacz Gallery, London, UK
Petty Vanities, Opening Night of Gothenburg International Film Festival, Gothenburg, SE
Dying Breed / Last Song, Minibar Artist Space, Stockholm, SE

2013
Kosmisk Kastrering 2 - En natt pa industrigatan, Malmo , SE
Must-Have, Ligne Roset, London, UK
Wild, DO NOT OPEN, Brussels, BE
8bit, Kingsgate Gallery, London, UK
21st Century Art and Design RCA 2013, Christies, London, UK
The Royal College of Art Graduate Exhibition, RCA, London, UK
REACT, Dilston Grove, London, UK
Strategies&Tactics, OPEN PLAN at 55 Gracechurch Street, Departure Foundation, London, UK

2012
The Circle Game, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Fractional Crystallization, Galleri Laveau, Stockholm, SE
Party Mode, Donna Scam, Nalen, Stockholm, SE
FAIR, ECA, Edinburgh, UK
At The End of The Rainbow, What The Shop, Vienna, AT
Interim Show, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2011
If the light should take us, Gavle konstcentrum, Gavle, SE
Konstfack Degree Exhibition, Konstfack, Stockholm, SE
Varsalong 2011, Liljevalchs, Stockholm, SE
Exploring The Fire, Landets 5 year anniversary,
Fargfabriken, Stockholm, SE

2010
Not Yet Titled, Landet, Stockholm, SE

2009
Walking Amongst Gods, Galleri Konstfack, Stockholm, SE

2008
Art parade festival, Loft Project ETAGI, Saint Petersburg, SE
Errorism vol.1, Saint Petersburg, RU

2007
Bohussalongen, Bohuslans museum, Bohuslan, SE

Awards and Grants

2014
Dare to Explore Residency, Penthouse Art Space, Hotel Bloom, Brussels, BE

2013
Red Mansion Art Prize, finalist, UK

2007
Taby Konstvanner, stipend, SE

Selected Bibliography

-Anastasiia Fedorova, "Pretty ugly: Russia's suburbs lack charm or beauty. All the more reason to celebrate them", The Guardian, 2014
-Denis Maksimov, "Interview with Petr Davydtchenko on Aesthetics and Power", BxlConnect, 2014
-"Feature in 20th anniversary issue", NEO2 Magazine, 2014
-"Burnout Exhibition Catalogue", Harlan Levey Projects, 2014
-"issue No.1", Brothers Magazine, 2013
-Klas Erikson, "Dying Breed - Tottenham Diary", REPTILHJARNAN, No.2, 2013

Online Publications

- Anastasiia Fedorova, "Pretty ugly: Russia's suburbs lack charm or beauty. All the more reason to celebrate them", Calvert Journal, 2014
- Denis Maksimov, Dust Magazine, 2014
- Darina Obuhova, Sgustok Magazine, 2013
- Sara Litzen, Contributor Magazine, 2012
- Jacquelyn Davis, ArtSlant, 2011

Petr Davydtchenko, Ascension, 6 source video Installation, 2016
Ascension
Imprints, Installation view
Imprints

Marcin Dudek

 

Marcin Dudek (b. 1979, Poland) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. Dudek works with objects, installations, collage and performance, touching upon questions regarding control in society, the hierarchy of power, and mechanisms of violence and aggression as seen from sociological, historical, and psychological standpoints. Dudek’s use of abstraction to deal with these questions amplifies the labor, anxiety and compulsive approach that characterize his process of image production. After leaving Poland aged 21, he studied at the University Mozarteum Salzburg, and Central Saint Martins, London, graduating in 2005 and 2007 respectively. His work has been exhibited internationally at institutions including Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Salzburger Kunstverein, the Arad Art Museum, Bunkier Sztuki and the Goethe-Institut Ukraine. His installation “The Cathedral of Human Labor” (2013) is on permanent view at the Verbeke Foundation in Belgium. In 2018 he will have a solo presentation at the Wrocław Contemporary Museum and a large project in the context of Manifesta 12 Palermo.

 

 

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Education

2005 - 2007
MA Fine Art Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

2001 - 2005
University of Art Mozarteum Salzburg, AT

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Steps & Marches, Chapter I, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Steps & Marches, Chapter II, Edel Assanti, London, UK

2015
Head in the Sand, Curated by Sebastian Gawlowski, Galeria Leto, Warsaw, PL
Saved by an Unseen Crack, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
We stumbled as we clambered, Edel Assanti, London, UK
HUFF Studio, Yeo Workshop, Singapore, SG

2013
Land of space and optimism, Curated by Simon Delobel, Galerie Marion de Canniere, Antwerp, BE
Punch to the Sky, Edel Assanti, London, UK
Wild, Do Not Open, Brussels, BE
Too Close For Comfort, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

2012
Exico Vol.2, Stade Hall, Old Town, Hastings, UK

2006
Laboratory, Project Hoe, London, UK

Selected group exhibitions

2017                                           
Untitled, Miami Beach, Harlan Levey Projects, Miami, US
Przesilnia, BWA, Katowice, PL
Dallas Art Fair, Harlan Levey Projects, Dallas, US

Art Central Hong Kong, Yeo Workshop, HK
Zsona Maco México Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, MX
10 Summer After Images, Galaia Leto, Warsaw, PL
In/Out, curated by September Tiberghien, Greylight Projects, Brussels, BE

2016
Imprints, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
The Earth is Our Radio, Karst, Plymouth, UK
Bazaar Art Jakarta, Yeo Workshop, Jakarta ID
Art Brussels, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Dallas Art Fair, Harlan Levey Projects, Dallas, US

2015
No Matter How, Round and Square, Sala Projeto Fidalga, Sao Paulo, BR
Wall and Mass, Officielle Fiac, Edel Assanti, Paris, FR
Revers de Trompe, Curated by Siegfried Zaworka, Plataforma Revólver , Lisbon, PT
Art Brussels, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Borders in Motion, Sculpture Project, Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, US
Dallas Art Fair, Harlan Levey Projects, Dallas, US
Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Edel Assanti, Los Angeles, US

2014
Deformation Der Stille, Curated by Siegfried Zaworka and Franz Bergmüller, Galerie 5020, Salzburg, AT
I Wish I Had a River, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE
Art Brussels, Harlan Levey Projects, BE
Anywhere Out of My World, Curated by Abel Nicosdriou, The Loft, Brussels, BE
Dallas Art Fair, Edel Assanti, US
Art Rotterdam, Edel Assanti, NL

2013
Art Brussels, Waterside Contemporary, Brussels, BE
Park + Ride, Verbeke Foundation, BE

2012
Diagrammatic Form, Curated by Ami Clarke, Banner Repeater, London, UK
Subject to Change, Curated by Zbigniew T Kotkiewicz, Deconstruction Project, Southend on Sea, UK
Polish Contemporary Arts, Rich Mix, London, UK
At least the “theme” for the moment..., Curated by Fatima Lambert, Quase Galeria, Porto, PT
Kopalnia i Fantom, Curated by Piotr Sikora, Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, Krakow, PL
Things That Have Interested Me, Curated by Olga Ovenden, Waterside Contemporary, London, UK
Now&After12, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, RU
Snapshot, Galerie Nadine Feront, Brussels, BE
Winter Pavilion, Waterside Contemporary, London, UK

2011
Exico, 16th Biennial of Cerveira, PT
Vienna Art Fair, Waterside Contemporary, AT
I Will Eat This Sleepy Town, Curated by Pierre d’Alancaisez, Waterside Project Space, London, UK
Project of Absorbing the Other, Galerie8, London, UK

2009
Art in an Ephemeral Age, The Art Festival at Hay, UK
XV Bienal de Cerveira, Vila Nova de Cerveira, PT
Transfer, Galeria Sub-Carturesti Bucharest, RO

2008
Visions in the Nunnery, Curated by Tessa Garland, Cinzia Cremona and Darshana
Vora, The Nunnery Gallery London, UK
Pumping Station, Project Supported by Matt’s Gallery London, UK

2007
Out of the frying Pan into the Fire, Espace Uhoda Liège, BE
11.472, Bargehouse Oxo Tower Wharf, London, UK

2006
Multiplier, Whiteclub Space Salzburg, AT
Identikit, Temporary Contemporary Gallery London, UK

2005
Blick A Blick B, Curated by Tanja Widmann and Johannes Porsch, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, AT
Blachowo bzw. Prowizorycznie, Schloss Goldegg Goldegg, AT

Screenings

2014
Permanent Marker, Kunstfilmtage Düsseldorf, DE

2011
Connected-Disconnected, Proyector 2011 Video Art Festival Madrid, ES
Corporate Urban Interventions, Stowarzyszenie OFFicyna Szczecin, PL / Smolny University St.Petersburg, RU / Arteles Tampere / Estonian Academy of Arts Tallinn, EE
Figure it out - performance in video art, Arad Art Museum, RO / Goethe Institute Kiev, UA / City Art Gallery Kharkiv, RU
The Cu Chi Tunnels, Waterside Project Space London, UK

2010
Territorial Play, Radiator Festival Nottingham, UK
CologneOFF VI Delhi International Arts Festival, Alliance Française New Delhi, IN

2009
Complex Financial Instruments, Curated by Benjamin Cook, S1 Salon, S1 Artspace Sheffield, UK
Frame I, Festival of Performance and New Technology Porto, PT

2008
Stand Assembly Nottingham, UK
Videoholica International Biennial of Visual Arts, Varna, BG
So Fresh, Project Room - Sala Antiche Mura, Monfalcone, IT / Galleria d’Arte Contemporanea,
L.Spazzapan, Gradisca d’Isonzo, IT / Spazio Comunicarte, Trieste, IT
Cittadellarte Michelangelo Pistolleto Fondation, Biella, IT

2007
Ghosts of Presence, Curated by Darryl Bank, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, CA

Awards and Grants

2013
Art on Paper+1 Award, BE

2009
IPJ Prize for digital arts, PT

2008
The Juliet Gomperts Trust London, Project Grant, UK

2004
Scholarship from the Graphic Workshop, Traklhaus Salzburg, AT

2003
Scholarship of the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts Salzburg, AT

Collections

Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, PT
Alain Servais, Brussels, BE
Zabludowicz Collection London, UK
Uhoda Collection, BE
National Museum Bucharest, RO

Selected Bibliography

-En Liang Khong, ‘Critic’s Guide: Brussels’, Frieze, 5 September 2017
-‘Special Feature Marcin Dudek’, Contemporary Lynx, 13 April 2017
-Dobromila Blaszczyk, ‘Studio visit: Marcin Dudek’, Contemporary Lynx, 24 June 2017
-Lizzie Lloyd, “Exhibition Review of The Earth Is Our Radio”, KARST, Aesthetica Magazine, 4 March 2016
-Marek Wolynski, “I’m a surrealist, a dadaist and an anarchist: A Conversation with Geert Verbeke”, Contemporary Lynx, 5 March 2016
-Aleksander Hudzik, “Rekonstrukcje przemocy”, NN6T - Notes Na 6 Tygodni, 2016
-Thijs Demeulemeester, “Wie koopt dat?: Beatrice De Gelder over haar 'Kukiel (Letters from Prison)' van Marcin Dudek”, Sabato, 24 October 2015
-Bill Davenport, “More Dallas Art Fair 2015”, Glasstire Texas Visual Art, 11 April 2015
-Jeremy Epstein, “Best of the Arts: Border Control”, Patron, 1 June 2015
-Kurt Snoekx, “Marcin Dudek: Going Heysel", Agenda Magazine, April, 2015
-Christine Vuegen, “Marcin Dudek, ‘Saved by an Unseen Crack’ in Harlan Levey Projects,
Brussel”, H Art No.141, 14 May 2015
-Sam Steverlynck , “Heizeldrama in de galerie”, De Standaard, 29th year No.100, Wednesday
29 April 2015
-“9 Brussels Gallery Shows to See Right Now”, Artsy, 27 April 2015
-Karen Kedmey, “Marcin Dudek Mixes Football and Soviet Politics in Searing New Works at Edel Assanti",Artsy, 11 May 2015
-Frédéric de Goldschmidt, “My Highlights from Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2015”, Artsy, 22 January 2015
-“House Under Four Flags Studio By Marcin Dudek", Nookmag, 17 Januari 2015
-Andrew M. Goldstein, “Old Causes, Both Aesthetic and Political, Breathe With New Life at Officielle 2015”, Artspace, 21 October 2015
-Lauran Toorians, “Nalatenschap Ad van Buuren in Kemzeke”, Brabant Cultureel.Brabant Literair, February, 2014
-Sarah Schug, “A weekend of Mathématique Moderne, Magnum & Mountain Bike”, The Word, 12 September 2013
-“Tunnel vers un autre monde”, Collect No.441, December 2013/ Januari 2014
-Anne-Marie Poels, “Marcin Dudek", H Art No. 120, 19 December 2013
-Kurt Snoekx, “Wunderkammer/71, Studio Visit: Marcin Dudek", Agenda No.1396, 4-10 October 2013
-Roger Pierre Turine, “Marcin Dudek: grand gagnant du concours ‘Jeune talent’”, Arts Libre No.201, Week of 27 September to 3 October 2013
-Amandine Maziers “1 oeuvre, 3 points de vue”, Victoire No.294, Saturday 14 September 2013
-Michel Verlinden, “Sur la toile”, Focus Vif No.33, 16 August 2013
-“Punch to the Sky”, Time Out London, 23 October 2013
-“Punch to the Sky: an interview with Marcin Dudek", Happy Famous Artists Blog, 12 December 2013
-Lukasz Gazur, “Zbiornik Kultury”, Dziennik Polski, 19 juli 2012
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-“Kunst:Seiten”, Noeo, February 2004

Marcin Dudek, Steps and Marches, installation view, 2017
Steps and Marches
Imprints, Installation view
Imprints
Marcin Dudek, Saved by an Unseen Crack installation, 2015
Saved by an Unseen Crack