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Maarten Boekweit

Maarten Boekweit

Bereich: Konzeptkunst

Pain Tray with Clay © Maarten Boekweit

The trashcan Chicago © Maarten Boekweit

© Maarten Boekweit

green I don't know how it works out © Maarten Boekweit

Key Facts

Nationalität

Niederlande

Bereich

Konzeptkunst

Wohnort

Den Haag

Empfehlende Institution

eSeL REZEPTION

Zeitraum

Dezember 2014 - Dezember 2014

Exhibitions
2014

November, Prague, Video program, showing The Trashcan Chicago.
June, July, August Ondertussen, Stroom The Hague, solo
July, Nest The Occidental incident, group show
June, EXO The Hague, group show
May, EXO The Hague, dance performance with the Lumicrew
February, Festival der Kunsten in Den Haag, group show
March, biennale in Marrakech, group show

2013
Printersball, Chicago
Arteles Creative Center, Hamenkyra Finland, dance performance in the local supermarket
Full Focus, Hotel Maria Kapel Hoorn

2012
LIFTOFF, LIFT Gallery at Greensboro College, NC, USA. (second prijs)
Primal Force, UHM collective The Hague
The shepherds of Stuff, Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milaan
Who’s afraid of..., Corrosia!, Almere-Haven

2011
The making of something, 1646, The Hague
Summer exhibition, Heden, The Hague
Impressed, Kadmium in Delft
leaving exhibition, The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague
Linke Hobby’s, Creatief warenhuis Hoop, curator: Lieven Zegers,
Uitgelicht, Filmhuis The Hague

Bursaries/prizes
Stroom The Hague, Pro Invest
Stroom The Hague, young talent developing program
Second prize, LIFT gallery, NC, USA,  2012

Publication
2014

Tubelight review of the Occidental incident, Nest The Hague
De Grote Haagse kunstkalender

2013
‘Like an orange only matt’a booklet developed together with spareresidency.com Chicago.
DH/ magazine, Stroom The Hague (interview and a page with pictures of my work)
De Grote Haagse kunstkalender 2013

2012
De Gooi en Eemlander,  article in the local newspaper a.o. about ‘Screamingplaces’.
For viewing the article: http://issuu.com/fwegewwe/docs/schermafbeelding_2014-01-09_om_16.0

2011
http://jegensentevens.nl
For viewing the article: http://jegensentevens.nl/2011/11/the-making-of-something-1646/

Mistermotley.nl
A report of the exhibition 'The making of something'  in 1646, written in Dutch

2010
Mrmotley.nl
Selma van Panhuis talks about the project ‘Screaming places’ in her (dutch) article about fear
For viewing the article: http://issuu.com/fwegewwe/docs/de_ergste_angst_is_stil

Geenstijl.nl  
Is a dutch blog made for slaying topics. The blog (slayed) my project ‘loose shoe laces’ and the function of city guards)
For viewing the article: http://issuu.com/fwegewwe/docs/mag_nie_he__

Artist in Residency
2014

December, quartier21/MuseumsQuartier in Vienna,
January, Mo.ë in Vienna
 
2013
August and September working period in Chicago Englewood.
July, an Artist in residence at SPARE in Chicago http://spareresidency.com
March, Arteles creative center, Finland www.arteles.org 

2012
December, Full Focus Hotel Mariakapel in Hoorn

Education
2013

Accepted to the MFA program of Goldsmiths University in London starting this fall.

2008 -2011
Royal Academy of Art in The Hague  
Fine Art
 
2009 -2010
Exchange student, School of Arts in Ghent, Belgium
Fine Art
 
2007- 2008
Hogeschool voor de kunsten Utrecht
Fine Art
 
2006-2007
Gerrit Rietveld Academie
Orientation course  

2001-2004
ROC Amsterdam
Study to become a social worker

Work
2012-2013

Social worker ‘Adecco’ (working with diabled people) and as a trashman by Blue personeel’

2008-2011
Food-assistent, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis in Amsterdam (hospital)
(Responsible for serving the food to the patients)

2002-2008
Social worker, Stichting Cordaan Amsterdam
(I have worked with mentally disabled people at the activity- center)

Maarten Boekweit

Projektinfo

I am responding on what my environment is offering me. I use clumsiness as a tool to reveal absurdness in our daily lives (a lot of the time in public space). Imperfection is an important part in my work.

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