Gerrit Rietveld Academie (2011, BA Fine Arts-DGT program)

  PhD Literatuurwetenschap / PhD Literary Theory (2008, University of Utrecht)

  Propedeuse Psychologie/Propaedeutic exam Psychology, cum laude (2004, UvA)

  MA Literary Theory, cum laude (2002, University of Amsterdam)


   Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, 2012-2013

   Residency Atelier Holsboer, Paris, 1 August 2017-1 February 2018

fellowships and stipends

  Ontwikkelbudget, AFK, 2015

   Stichting Stokroos, 2015

   Werkbijdrage Jong Talent, Mondriaanfonds, 2014

   Mondriaanfonds, Beurs Praktijkverdieping, 2013

   Fellowship Van Bijleveltstichting, 2013

   Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, NL, Van Eck-Vollgraff Fonds/Fonds Kruitlaan, 2012

prizes and (book) publications

   En toen aten we zeehond, debut novel, Ambo|Anthos Publishers, 2017

   Theodora Niemeijer-prijs, Van Abbemuseum, second prize, 2014

   Once upon a particular occasion, works & text Nicoline Timmer, graphic design

   Esther Willering, edition of 70 numbered copies, 94pp, 2013 

   The picture hangs on the wall like a rifle or a hat, publication issued by the Gerrit

   Rietveldacademie, Grace#4, printed by SSR, works & text Nicoline Timmer, graphic        

   design Esther Willering, photography René Bosch, edition of 750, 2011

   Prize for Young Art Critics, nomination Essay Prize, 2010, organized by De Appel,      

   Witte de With and Fonds BKVB

   Selected to write the Jury rapport of the Prix de Rome 2011. Published by NAi

   Publishers, 2011  

   Publication of PhD thesis, by Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York, 2010, 388pp

   Essays and reviews published in a.o. De Groene Amsterdammer, Armada, De Reactor,

   Pampus, since 2000


   Delirium & Destiny, group show in A Tale of a Tub, Rotterdam, 7 Sept-5 Nov 2017

   The spell of matter, solo show Andriesse-Eyck gallery, 18 February-1 April 2017

   Art Rotterdam, Prospects & Concepts, 10-14 February 2016

   Mit/von/über/nach - a recital, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, November 2015

   Flexible frameworks, Arti et Amicitiae, August-October 2015

   Personal science solution is for me, MoMart, May 2015

   Art Rotterdam, Intersections, with A Tale of a Tub, 4 - 8 Feb 2015

   RamFoundation, group show, Rotterdam, 18 Jan - 8 March 2015

   We like art, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, September 2014

   Das System, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, May-August, 2014

   Dogtime live at TNT, May 2014

   RijksakademieOpen, 2012 & 2013

   Pandora’s box, Oude Kerk Amsterdam, 2011

   End exam Rietveldacademie, 2011

   OK, Oude Kerk Amsterdam, 2010

   First we take manhattan, Basisburo, 2009

artist’s books

   Once upon a particular occasion, 2013

   Een geluid dat de hoek omslaat, 2013

   The picture hangs on the wall like a rifle or a hat, 2011 

   Handelingen, 2011 

   the visual room, 2010 

   zachter, geluidloos, wit (of blauw), 2009 

   1melk, 3zebra, 1tafeltennisnet & 19sonnet, 1vernietiger, 3vuil, 2009 

   You are also thinking this up, 2009 

   The person who… , 2008

   Een nogal rood jasje, 2005


   Seeing connections, guest lecture on philosophy, AKI, Enschede, 2016

   Ghosts, generosity, and the vulnerability of being, lecture at the Radboud University, 2014

   The relational self, 5000 BC – 2013 AC, lecture for LAPS, Lectoraat Art &    

   Public Space, 2013

   Do you feel it too, lecture held at Perdu, Amsterdam, 2010

   Something urgent and human, lecture, and seminar for MA students, at the

   University of Groningen, 2010

   Hup de elite, lecture held at Perdu, Amsterdam, 2009

   A new sense of self, lecture held at a conference at Lancaster University, 2005

   Part of discussion panel at an evening at Perdu discussing a new perspective on

   engagement in the arts, 2005

   What comes after postmodernism, lecture held at Perdu, 2002


   Delegate (gecommitteerde) at the end exams, TXT, Rietveld Academy, 2016

   Guest lecturer on Philosophy, AKI, Enschede, 2016

   Guest lectures on Artists Writing, KABK, The Hague, in 2015, 2016 and 2017

   Seminar on my PhD research, University of Groningen, 2010

   Lecturer at the department of Literary Theory, University of Amsterdam, 2008-2009

   Lecturer on Postmodern Literature and Poststructural Theory, University of     

   Utrecht, 2006

   Lecturing on my MA thesis (‘Op de huid van de tijd’), UvA, 2003