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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AKI Academy for Art and Design, Enschede, NL

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Counterclockwise, Harlan Levey Projects, Brussels, BE

Ran, rib247, Rib, Rotterdam, NL

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

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

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

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

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

Influenza etc., Upstream Gallery, NL

Selected Group Exhibitions

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

Human Nurture, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL
La ville 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
Art Rotterdam, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ghettoblaster,, 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

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

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

Running A Circle Against The Wind, Counterclockwise, 2018, Video, 3min 03sec, Exhibition View
Roopa Vasudevan, Bellwether, 2016, Installation view
Star Spangled

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