Born 8 September 1979 in Rhenen (NL)
Lives and works in Rotterdam (NL)

Education and residencies

2018 Kunstvereniging Diepenheim (supported by Mondriaan Fonds)
2015 Kunsthuis Syb, Beetsterzwaag
2013-2014 Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
2012 AiR Berlin Alexanderplatz, Fonds BKVB
2011-2015 Erasmus University Rotterdam, BA philosophy
2010  Hotel MariaKapel, Hoorn (NL)
2006-2008  Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, MA fine arts
2005  Schloss Ringenberg, Ringenberg (DE), six month residency
2000-2004  Academie Arnhem, BA Education in Arts
1998-1999  AKI, Enschede, Basic year Fine art and design


2018  Onderzoek & Ontwikkelingsubsidie, CBK Rotterdam
2013  Onderzoek & Ontwikkelingsubsidie, CBK Rotterdam
2012  Onderzoek & Ontwikkelingsubsidie, CBK Rotterdam
2010  Startstipendium, Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2010  Onderzoek & Ontwikkelingsubsidie, CBK Rotterdam
2008  Startstipendium, Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2005  Hey Konijn Fonds Arnhem, for residency in Schloss Ringenberg (D)

Exhibitions and projects (selection)

2019 Untitled, Pulchri Studios, Den Haag
2018 Zwaartepunt, Woonhuis Milou van Ham, Rotterdam
2017 Wilder Beings Command, IMMA Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (IE)
2017 Zero Footprint Campus (with Friendly Stalking), Utrecht Science Park
2017 Poster Club (with Ruth Legg and Edward C. Thomson), Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam.
2016 At the same place by coincidence, OnArte, Locarno (CH)
2016 Pushing Boundaries, Expanding Frontiers, Ram Foundation, Rotterdam
2016 Open Studios, Borgerstraat Studios, Rotterdam
2015 4 works, 55 artists, 1 drawing, Rib, Rotterdam
2015  Dagmar Baumann, Rick Koren, Sjoerd Westbroek, Sarah Züst, NE Studios, Rotterdam
2015  Sfear fan Ynset, Kunsthuis Syb, Beetsterzwaag
2015  As the lake said to the boat, Kunsthuis Syb, Beetsterzwaag
2015  Miscellaneous Lines, Sign, Groningen
2015  Shift & Drift, TENT Rotterdam, Rotterdam
2014  Open Studios, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
2014  MoMart at Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam
2013  The Building a Pedantry of Lines, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (solo)
2013  MoMart Presents All, MoMart, Amsterdam
2013  If mind were all there was, Kunstverein Göttingen (with ADA)
2012  Double Blind, Duende Rotterdam
2011  The Spur of the Moment, Nest, Den Haag
2011  Graphos Grafiek Biennale, Kruithuis, ‘s-Hertogenbosch
2011  With or Without, Mart House Gallery, Amsterdam
2010  Charming the Snake of Reason, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington (NZ)
2010  The Smooth and the Striated, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam
2010  The Smooth and the Striated, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam
2010  Quiet Is the New Loud, Hotel Mariakapel, Hoorn
2009  Source Material, TENT. Rotterdam
2009  BEyond, Duende, Rotterdam
2008  Oh Dear Delighted Moment, Stichting KOP, Breda
2008  Mondriaan Download, Biagiotti Progetto Arte, Florence (I)
2008  POST DORDT, CBK Dordrecht, Dordrecht
2008  My Travels with Barry, TENT., Rotterdam
2008  Kunstvlaai 7, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam

Other (public) activities (selection)

2018  Talk ‘De man, de doos en het ding’, Worm & SIR, Rotterdam
2016  Moving Image Club #1, with Ruth Legg, Amsterdam
2016  Conversation with Jack Segbars, A Tale of a Tub, Rotterdam
2016  Artist Talk, Ram Foundation, Rotterdam
2016  Lecture ‘Een pover beeld’, Nieuwe Instituut & SIR, Rotterdam
2016  Conversation with artist Maria Lalou, MoMart, Amsterdam
2015  Screening As the lake said to the boat and discussion, HWW Rotterdam
2015  Artist Talk, Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik
2015  Artist Talk How to not make a books, Conversas, Rotterdam
2014  Artist Talk History’s Embrace, Lux/Expoplu, Nijmegen
2012  Organiser of The Public School The Netherlands
2011  On Mark Making, Lecture at Duende, Rotterdam
2010  Artist Talk at Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington (NZ)
2010  Artist Talk at Boterhal, Hoorn
2010  Participation in the panel discussion Florida at ‘t Gemaal, Rotterdam
2009  Organising of the film programme Living Things for the TENT. Rotterdam event Resource & Recollect
2009  Lecture On Handwriting, Open Office for Words, Rotterdam
2009  Participation in the panel discussion Imaginary Cinema, as part of RaiR #1, Rotterdam

ADA (selection)

2012  As part of a residency at AiR Berlin Alexanderplatz, co-organising of a series of public events.
2012  Participation in Angela Serino’s project On Residency at Kunsthuis Syb in Beetsterzwaag.
2012  Masterclass/presentation at the Willem de Kooning alumni Day
2011  Breakfast at Noon, a discussion with Skart and Iratxe Jaio & Klaas van Gorkum
2011  Artist talk with Guido Reddersen
2011  Performance The Lore of Tatarî Oğuz Effendi by Ben Wineblum
2011  Reading group about Art in the Age of Biopolitics by Boris Groys
2011  Reading group About Games and Being Serious
2011  Event Show & Tell – The Politics of Silence and the Power of Discourse, including an interview between Marnie Slater and Edgar Schmitz
2011  Event ADA at RAiR#3: Guest House
2010  Event Guided Tours, a project at TENT. Rotterdam
2009  Winter Garden, a project with a garden and a public programme at ‘t Gemaal, Rotterdam
2009  Editor of Winter Garden Reader, as part of the project Winter Garden


Board Member of Stichting Tubelight (since 2012)Board Member of Stichting Kunstenaarsinitiatief Hotel MariaKapel (since 2014)
Board Member of Stichting m/other voices, Rotterdam (2014-2018)
Board member of Stichting Kunstenaarsinitiatief ADA Rotterdam (2008-2017)
Board Member of Stichting PrintRoom (2012-2017)
Member of Platform Kunstenaars of CBK Rotterdam (until 2012)

Educational activities

Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam, Master Education in Arts – Principal lecturer and thesis supervisor (since 2013)
Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam – Principal lecturer (since 2012)

External examiner, Minerva Academie Groningen (2016)
Guest tutor MA Art Education programme Iceland Art Academy, Reykjavik (2015)
Workshop Leftovers, for 4th year students of the Fine Art programme of Maastricht Art Academy (2014)
Professional practice workshop at the MFA of the Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam (2011)
Workshop Try-out, for 4th year students of the Fine Art programme of Maastricht Art Academy (2012)
Workshop Shadowplay for teenagers, commissioned by the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem and Schloss Ringenberg (D) (2011)


A conversation on agency, excess and pattern. In: As if an entrance is over there, Marnie Slater & Edward Thomson (ed.), Lecturis, Eindhoven, 2012
HMK {HotelMariaKapel} 2008 – 2010 Reunion,
Jantine Wijnja (ed.), HotelMariakapel, Hoorn, 2011
Small Talk with The Janitor, Esmé Valk (ed.), Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, 2008
<gap> Magazine #1,
Gudrun Bott & Marcus Lütkemeyer (ed.)Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln, 2006