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, University of Amsterdam)

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


Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, 2012-2013

Atelier Holsboer, Cité international des arts, Paris, August 2017-January 2018


Book Launch 'mountain, mountain', 10, 11, 12 march 2022, Andriesse-Eyck gallery

Art Rotterdam, group, Andriesse-Eyck gallery, 5-9 february 2020

mountain, mountain, solo exhibition, Andriesse-Eyck gallery, 22 november 2019 - 18 january 2020

Opéra Monde. La quête d'un art total, group show Centre Pompidou-Metz, France, 21 june 2019 - 27 january 2020. New work commissioned for the catalogue of the exhibition.

In the light of time, duo presentation with Natasja Kensmil, Andriesse-Eyck gallery, 2 May-9 June 2018

Art Rotterdam, group, Andriesse-Eyck gallery, 8-11 February 2018

Coup de foudre, group show, Meudon, France, 19-29 October 2017

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

OK, Oude Kerk Amsterdam, 2010

fellowships and stipends

AFK, stipendium, 2022

Jaap Harten Fonds, 2021

Stichting Stokroos, 2020

Project grant, Mondriaan Fonds, 2019

Tijl Fonds, 2017

Ontwikkelbudget, AFK, 2015

Stichting Stokroos, 2015

Werkbijdrage Jong Talent, Mondriaan Fonds, 2014

Mondriaan Fonds, 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, publication, 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, 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

artist’s books

Super librum cantare | to sing over the book: sketches, notes, sentences, stills, 2018

Once upon a particular occasion, 2013

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

Handelingen | Acts, 2011 

The visual room, 2010 

Zachter, geluidloos, wit (of blauw), 2009 

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

The person who, 2008

Een nogal rood jasje, 2005


Guest teacher Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Beeld & Taal, 2018, 2020

Guest lectures on Artists Writing, KABK, The Hague, in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

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

Guest teacher, AKI, Enschede, 2016

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

Lecture series on my MA thesis, University of Amsterdam, 2003


Seeing connections, guest lecture on art and 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, topic: a new perspective on engagement in the arts, Perdu, 2005

What comes after postmodernism, lecture held at Perdu, 2002