Artists

Krien Clevis (1960) studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Maastricht and the Jan van  Eyck Academy, Maastricht. Currently, she is working towards a PhD at the Academy of Arts at Leiden University. As curator/organizer and participant, Clevis was involved in CO-OPs. Exploring new territories in art and science (2007), a project initiated by the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO), realized in various cities in the Netherlands. She curated the exhibition and interdisciplinary manifestation Ophelia. Sehnsucht, melancholia and desire for death (2009) in the Museum of Modern Art in Arnhem.

Tom Tlalim (1975) creates tangible environments manifested in sound art, performance, installation, text and music. He combines abstract sound language and a focus on kinetics and movement, with a central interest in the origins of social and political conflicts. Tlalim graduated from the Masters of Composition and Sonology from the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. He presented his work in venues such as the Venice Biennial for Architecture, Transmediale and DEAF. In 2010, he was an artist-in-residence at the Virtual Museum Zuidas in Amsterdam.

Jasmijn Visser (1983) has a special interest in the medium of drawing and installation art. She is fascinated by the structural and systematical build-up of society and reflects on these structures in a series of large panoramic drawings. Visser studied visual art and design at the art academy of Utrecht and is currently studying at De Atetiers in Amsterdam.  Recent exhibitions include: Op papier gezet, collectie presentatie Centraal Museum Utrecht, 2010; Prix de Rome 2009, Witte de With Rotterdam; Stressed Spaces, KW14 Den Bosch, 2009; Deep Screen – art in digital culture, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 2008 and Speakers, AEROPLASTICS contemporary, 2007.

Sjoerd Westbroek (1979) is interested in different strategies of (re-) presentation through the use of various methods of drawing and (historical) presentation devices, such as the camera lucida. In 2008 he graduated from the Fine Art Master programme of the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. Recent exhibitions include: Source Material, TENT. Rotterdam, 2009; Mondriaan Download, Biagiotti Progetto Arte, Florence (I), 2008, My Travels with Barry, TENT. Rotterdam, 2008, and POST DORDT, CBK Dordrecht, 2008.

Persijn Broersen (1974) & Margit Lukács (1973) work as an artist duo based in Amsterdam. Broersen and Lukács are interested in the interaction between fiction and reality and between real and mediated events. They both obtained an MA degree at the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam and have subsequently been residents at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. Recent exhibitions include: The Red Snowball, The World Expo, Xiamen, 2010, Dropstuff, Venice Biennial, Venice, 2009, Eyes Wide Open, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 2008.

Saskia Noor van Imhoff (1982) constructs site-specific spatial archival installations of a variety of objects, forms and materials. Her archives attempt to create a non-hierarchical view of the world and construct connections between seemingly unrelated events and subjects. Van Imhoff graduated from the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam in 2008, her final installation won the annual Gerrit Rietveld Academy prize. Her work has recently been exhibited at Fotofestival Naarden and P/////AKT, Amsterdam.

Pieter Paul Pothoven (1981) is a multimedia artist with a special interest in the Middle East. His works are concerned with the way specific enigmatic elements of this turbulent region partake in Western (visual) culture and the contemporary news media. Currently he works on Chromakey, a research project about lapis lazuli from Afghanistan. Pothoven studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy and the Universität der Kunst, Berlin. Recent exhibitions of his work include: Chromakey, solo exhibition, De Service Garage, Amsterdam 2010; Lost & Found, Lezing, De Waag, Amsterdam 2010; ICOON, group exhibition Photo Archive Spaarnestad, Haalem, 2008; Mesopotamian Marshes, solo presentation in collaboration with Stijn Verhoeff FOAM, Amsterdam 2007.

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