Currently working for artist Antonis Pittas as a studio and project assistant. Antonis creates context sensitive installations, often with an art historical, political and philosophical narrative, that reflects on societal issues. Here is a selection of projects I am working on. 

Project Coordinator & Advisor

Monochrome

In collaboration with Centraal Museum Utrecht, Alex Farrar

Book publication, exhibition curation and commissioned work (to be published in 2021)
The book publication will discuss the failure, collapse and historicisation of the modernist ideals espoused by Theo van Doesburg, set against the current political backdrop of mass protest.
Project Assistant & Advisor

Constant 1 0 1

In collaboration with Constant Foundation, Cobra Museum and Zippora Elders

Exhibition design, curation and commissioned work (to take place in 2021)

Constant I 0 I is an interdisciplinary annual program in 2021 that binds contemporary makers and institutions, celebrating the work, concepts and life of Constant and what role he still plays today.
Project Coordinator & Research Assistant

ENOUGH

Architectural installation at the Amsterdam Museum in collaboration with  Gemeente Amsterdam

Art exhibition opening 11 December 2020
As part of the Refresh Exhibition at Amsterdam Museum, Pittas will make an installation with historical building fragments granted by the Municipality of Amsterdam that were once part of the public domain in the city of Amsterdam. 

Theory & Academic Research Assistant

for Antonis Pittas
Antonis Pittas holds tutoring positions at KABK (Professional International Practice) and at Design Academy Eindhoven (MA Critical Inquiry Lab).

Assistant Curator & Research Assistant Intern

Pinball Wizard: The work and life of Jacqueline de Jong

at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, curated by Margriet Schavemaker

August 2018 - March 2019
Overview exhibition of the work and historical development of Jacqueline de Jong’s oeuvre, combined with works from the Stedelijk Museum collection. De Jong effortlessly switches between various styles: from expressionist painting to new figuration and pop art. Under the wings of Margriet Schavemaker (Head of Interpretation, Education and Publication) I worked closely with the artist and assisted in research into collection, coordination, organization and realization of the exhibition. (Read Article)
Research Thesis (MA in Museology)

‘The role of in-between spaces and their potential for inclusivity in contemporary and modern art museums’

at Amsterdam University of Arts under the supervision of  Dr Jeroen Boomgaard

March 2019 - September 2019
My thesis researched the role of “in-between” spaces, meaning the non-programmed spaces which are efficient and functional public areas within the contemporary art museum, and how they can potentially contribute to a more meaningful museum experience and to a more inclusive museum culture. (Read My Thesis)
Production

‘Up Tycoon’ by Jim Whiting

for Stichting NDSM-werf, curated by Rieke Vos

September - December 2017
Stichting NDSM-wharf develops and curates a cultural program to show the cultural uniqueness of the old shipyard wharf and its historic value. As producer responsible for the production of a place-specific artwork of  British kinetic artist Jim Whiting (1951, UK), and the communication with various stakeholders.
Project Manager & Program Producer

Vincent op Vrijdag, Museumnacht

at Van Gogh Museum

October 2016 - April 2017
Vincent on Friday is a public program at the Van Gogh Museum, that focuses on contemporary art and music for young adults (ages 18 – 30). As freelance producer I worked at the Education department.
Project Management & Production

Eddie the Eagle Museum

with Eddie the Eagle Museum, Pluk de Nacht, and Lowlands Festival

July 2015 –December 2016
The subversive art collective Eddie the Eagle Museum, continuously works with diverse artists, in various disciplines, in different formats.
Founder & Producer, Artistic Director

Henk op de Helling

at NDSM-wharf

2008 - 2015
For 7 years, I produced music and art festivals for crowds of up to 5000+ people where I was responsible for all aspects of creative production and management.

Cleosponsex Imberium (October 2012)
HENK in de FABRIEK (April 2013)
HENK: We will meet in another tense (April 2014)
Read Article (April 2013)
Read Article (July 2013)
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