Solo exhibition

Marijke van Warmerdam
Then, now, and then

at Oud Amelisweerd
10/09/22 - 13/11/22 
Marijke van Warmerdam (1959, The Netherlands) is internationally renowned for her short films, photographs and sculptures, forming an extraordinarily consistent body of work. 
In her work she portrays minute moments of life, manipulating them with simple, usually mechanic techniques such as repetition, mirroring or shifts in focus. Van Warmerdam creates an abstraction, a timeless, nearly still moment. Curated by Bart Rutten.

Group exhibition

The Little Bird Must Be Caught -Survival Kit 13

International Contemporary Art Festival at Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art 
Project management for Antonis Pittas
The Little Bird Must Be Caught is the 13th edition of the international contemporary art festival Survival Kit. Curated by iLiana Fokianaki, the exhibition explores freedom of speech and sound, as well as various forms of resistance placing the Singing Revolution and Latvian local history in the context of global processes and our shared present.

Group exhibition

Double Act 

Kramlich Collection at Centraal Museum
7 October 2022 - 15 january 2023
Two seemingly completely different collections meet in Double Act: the monumental video installations of the American Kramlich family and 17th-century paintings from the Centraal Museum. Contemporary greats such as Bill Viola, Marina Abramović, Bruce Nauman and Steve McQueen are combined with Utrecht masterpieces by Abraham Bloemaert, Roeland Saverij, Jan van Scorel, Dirck van Baburen and Gerard van Honthorst. Curated by Bart Rutten.

Image: Marina Abramović, Art must be Beautiful. Artist must be Beautiful (filmstill), 1975. 
Steve McQueen, Just above my head (filmstill), 1996

Group exhibition 

Zomer tentoonstelling  

at Centraal Museum
(TBC, 2023)

More info soon 

Group exhibition

Impossible is Nothing

by Thierry Oussou(1988, Allada, Benin) at Centraal Museum
(2024)
"If you take the king's throne, you take his place".

In Impossible is Nothing, Thierry Oussou shows that the chair represents power. He asks questions about access to and ownership of cultural heritage, and about craftsmanship and scholarship. Curated by Laurie Cluitmans.
Group exhibition

Zomer tentoonstelling  

at Centraal Museum
(TBC, 2024)
More info soon
Solo exhibition Antonis Pittas

Acts of modernism

at The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens
17 of June 2022 - tbc
The installation Acts of modernism will be revisited and presented in Athens. Curated by Katerina Gregos.

Solo exhibition

Amie Dicke SOLO

at Oud Amelisweerd
15 april 2022 - august 2022
Amie Dicke’s work comprises a negotiation between everyday imagery and the validity of the whole of visual culture. Dicke prints images culled from various sources, from fashion magazines to Bauhaus catalogues, and charges them with a sense of physicality through dissolving the images from the paper. Elements are stripped back with sandpaper, caked in makeup, blotted with wine and surgically incised. Curated by Bart Rutten.
Group exhibition

Moving Stories

at Museum het Valkhof
Project management for Antonis Pittas
10 February - 29 May 2022
Two thousand years ago the Limes, the border of the Roman Empire, ran straight through the Netherlands. Soldiers from all corners of the world migrated to the Rhine to build and man forts and watchtowers on the south bank, with families, traders and craftsmen in their wake. They left behind everything they knew, sometimes by choice, but often by force. Moving Stories connects that ancient history with the present. Archaeologists, contemporary artists and a public-in-residence went in search of the 'moving stories' of migration. Curated by Marie Stel (curator of modern and contemporary art) and Marenne Zandstra (curator of archaeology)
Book publication  

Jaune, Geel, Gelb, Yellow. Monochrome

With Alex Farrar and Jap Sam Books
Editor and coordinator
Published January 2022

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The publication jaune, geel, gelb, yellow. Monochrome discusses the failure, collapse and historicization of the modernist ideals espoused by Theo van Doesburg, set against the current political backdrop of mass protest. It reflects on the failing of modernity, with contributions by Maria Barnas, I.K. Bonset, Laurie Cluitmans, Johan F. Hartle, Dirk van den Heuvel, Bram Ieven, Bruno Latour, Thalia Ostendorf, Bart Rutten and Doris Wintgens.

Group exhibition

The future can be humane

at Cobra Museum in collaboration with Fondation Constant
Project management for Antonis Pittas
4 Nov 2021 - Feb 2022
Constant I 0 I is an interdisciplinary annual program that binds contemporary makers and institutions, celebrating the work, concepts and life of Constant and what role he still plays today. Pittas will design and curate the exhibition with works from Constant.
Group exhibition

Modern Love (or Love in the Age of Cold Intimacies)

at Centraal Museum Utrecht
in collaboration with Impakt Festival
Projectcoördinator CM
Nov 3 2021 - Feb 2022
The exhibition is a collaboration between IMPAKT and Centraal Museum, with Katerina Gregos as guestcurator. It explores social patterns and examines the challenges and opportunities that the Internet and social media - and currently the coronapandemic - present for our intimate relationships. Curated by Bart Rutten and guestcurator  Katerina Gregos.
Solo exhibition  

Jaune, Geel, Gelb, Yellow. Acts of modernism

at Centraal Museum Utrecht
Project management for Antonis Pittas
14 August 2021 - February 6 2022
‘Jaune, Geel, Gelb, Yellow. Acts of modernism with Antonis Pittas and Theo van Doesburg is a collection intervention and commissioned work, reflecting on the work of Theo van Doesburg through the lens of contemporary political protests.
Group exhibition

Good Citizenship

at Oscam
Project management for Antonis Pittas
Opening Sept 9 2021 - Jan 2022
What do you think ‘good citizenship’ means? OSCAM invited UP, Marlou Fernanda, Maikel Deekman and Antonis Pittas to translate their answer into art.
Group exhibition

Ω - Omega

at De Elektriciteitsfabriek
by Gabriel Lester
Project assistant for Antonis Pittas
From 23rd of September - 28th of November 2021
Soft monument (2021) is a site specific intervention, as a response to the debate around public statues and its contested histories. The work plays with the tension between monument and ephemerality, questioning what and how we represent public memory  in our current time. Soft monument displaces one of the monumental curtains hanging in the Electriciteits Fabriek and repurposing it as sculptural material. The result is an enclosed space, that disorientates, isolates, and changed our spatial perception. Curated by Gabriel Lester.
Application text for

Susanna Inglada

Editorial 
June 2021
Susanna Inglada  a politically committed artist, who makes large scale installations that balance between drawing, painting and sculpture.  
Solo exhibition

From a River to the Room


by Gerbrand Burger
at Bellyditcham project space Project communication
Gerbrand Burger creates sculptures and site-specific installations in the intersections of visual art, architecture and design with materiality and craftsmanship as the common thread. The exhibition From a River to the Room is a solo project by Gerbrand Burger. It shows new work, mainly sculptures, that are a visualization of his approach towards form, materiality, craftsmanship and technique.

Annual program

Constant 101

On Our Means and Perspectivesby Fondation Constant
Project assistant
Fondation Constant developed a multidisciplinary program of projects in collaboration with Dutch museums, presentation institutions, archives, individual makers, magazines, publishers and educational institutes.  
Group exhibition

EKO8

Triennial of Art and Environment
at UGM Maribor, Slovenia Project coordinator for Antonis Pittas
21 May- 18 July 2021
The EKO Triennial, dedicated to contemporary visual arts and the environment, will explore the intersections between the current socio-economic challenges, environmental policies, and post-colonial globalisation. Pittas will make a monumental site-specific installation. Curated by Alessandro Vincentelli. 
Project Coordinator & Research Assistant

ENOUGH

Installation at Refresh Amsterdam, the Amsterdam Museum in collaboration with  Gemeente Amsterdam
11 December 11 2020 - 28 March 2021

The sculptural installation ENOUGH consists of historical building fragments from Amsterdam’s monuments. Through researching their origins, Pittas reflects on contested monuments and statues today and plays with the ambiguous narratives of heritage, political protest and social movements. The process reactivates history and takes it into the present. To echo, voice and recycle the transhistorical realities, the fragments are ‘vandalized’ with graphite and marble dust quotations, taken from alternative archives as well as the contemporary public domain. Curated by Imara Limon. 

Editorial

Interview Charl Landvreugd

with Margriet Schavemaker, for CBK Zuidoost published at Mister Motley Magazine
”Er worden radicaal nieuwe stappen gezet in het culturele domein waarin bevraagd wordt welke positie het museum en culturele instellingen vandaag de dag zou moeten innemen in de maatschappij. Om de kritiek van ontoegankelijkheid en eenzeidigheid te bestrijden wordt er met man en macht actief naar manieren gezocht om inclusief te programmeren.” 
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, as well as 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. Curated by Rieke 
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
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)
Project Bureau

Project coordinator

at Centraal Museum in Utrecht
Freelance coordination of projects and exhibitions. 
Editorial manager

Text work

For various visual artists
Advisor & textwork

Funding

Coordination, strategy and editorial for artists





In the past years multiple funding has been granted by Mondriaan Fonds, Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, Jaap Harten Fonds, Stichting Stokroos, and Stimuleringsfonds.
Research Assistant

Academic theory

for Antonis Pittas
Antonis Pittas holds tutoring positions at KABK (Professional International Practice) and Design Academy Eindhoven (MA Critical Inquiry Lab) and is a Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam.
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