My work is supported by Mondriaan Fund
My work is supported by the Stipend for Established Artists of the Mondriaan Fund. This fund also contributed to the video installation Street vendors: Medellín, Tirana, Johannesburg, Yogyakarta. So did Amsterdam Fund of the Arts, Tijl Fonds, Netherlands Film Fund, Stichting Stokroos.
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Composing audio pieces for new work
Early 2020 I researched the possibilities for a new performance during a residency at Kedai Kebun in Yogyakarta. Back in Amsterdam I applied for a development budget at the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, AFK, to work with composer Sinta Wullur in writing sound compositions for the new work. I'm thrilled to announce that this grant has been awarded mid October.
Video Tree feller at Oude Kerk Amsterdam
My video 'Tree feller' is part of the local artists’ contribution to the exhibition The World After at the Oude Kerk in Amsterdam. Until January 17, 2021.
Street vendors in Amsterdam early 2021!

An exhibition of Street vendors: Medellín, Tirana, Johannesburg, Yogyakarta in Amsterdam early 2021: we're working on making that happen at Plein Theater.

Exhibition at Galerie Niek Waterbolk, Utrecht
In the first week of March 2021 I present a self-curated exhibition with my own work and others for the 'Artist & friends series' at Galerie Niek Waterbolk, Utrecht.
Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam
During Open Ateliers Nieuwmarkt (OAN) I show my art practice at Nieuwe Jonkerstraat opposite no. 28: the backdoor of De Wijnerij. June 12 and 13, from 12 till 6 PM.
Work at 30 years The Bag Factory Johannesburg

Street vendors is planned to have its South African premiere at the 30th anniversary of The Bag Factory in Johannesburg in 2021, celebrated with a showcase of some of the artists who have previously worked there. More information closer to the date.

Neon mijn-dijn in collection Museum IJsselstein
Since January 2018 the neon installation mijn-dijn (2015, edition of 3) is part of the collection of Museum IJsselstein (MIJ).
Works in art collection Erasmus Huis Jakarta
Photographs from the exhibition 'Jejak, kreativitas tersembunyi di tempat umum' ('Traces, hidden creativity in public space') (2016) are part of the art collection of Erasmus Huis Jakarta, and part of private collections in Indonesia and the Netherlands.
Plastic Indonesia, editions at mo-artgallery
In collaboration with contemporary art collector Frans Oomen of mo-artgallery I have realized, and still realize, signed and numbered limited editions of plastic household utensils titled Plastic Indonesia.
Works in art collection Provinciehuis Limburg
Photographs and screen prints from the exhibition and project ExchangeChangeWisselWechsel (2012-2014) are part of the art collection of Provinciehuis Limburg, Maastricht.
Street vendors part of Dutch Design Week
Street vendors is part of the online exhibition of the Dutch Design Week 2020. The focus on everyday design and spontaneous architecture matches with the scope of DDW. October 17 till 25.
Plastic age at BIG ART at Hemburg Zaandam
A site specific version of Plastic age is exhibited at BIG ART 2020 at Hembrugterrein in Zaandam. Private VIP opening: September 30. Exhibition: October 1 till 4, 11 AM till 7 PM daily.
Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2020

Stills from Street vendors: Medellín, Tirana, Johannesburg, Yogyakarta are part of the Big Dutch Art Calendar, de Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2020. October 4 is my day.

Parade at Open Ateliers Zuidoost, Amsterdam
The first version of 'Parade', a multichannel video about sounds of ambulant street sellers in Yogyakarta, is part of the Open Ateliers Zuidoost (OAZO) in Amsterdam Bijlmer. I talk about the work on September 9 from 4.15 till 5.15 PM, and September 11 from 3 till 4 PM. Kruitberg 1003A, the artist-in-residence space of OAZO.
Street vendors at De Kerk / Museum Arnhem

The video installation Street vendors is part of City Life. Mensen en de urbane realiteit at De Kerk / Museum Arnhem. The show is curated by Manon Braat. February 8 until August 23.

Video at CBK ZO part of Unlocked/Reconnected

CBK Zuidoost selected my video 'Tree feller (Philip)' (2020) for the exhibition Unlocked/Reconnected which is held at many art spaces in the Netherlands from June 1 on. The work is also part of the summer show Zomersalon Royaal in CBK ZO, July 2 till August 20.

Solo exhibition at Zuid-Afrikahuis Amsterdam

From March 5 on I present the solo show Joburg hawkers at Zuid-Afrikahuis in Amsterdam with various works from my residencies in Johannesburg in 2010 and 2017. The venue is open Mon-Tue-Thu from 10 AM till 4 PM. Summerbreak in July. Until August 20.

Street vendors at Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella

Street vendors is exhibited at the group show Arte al Centro 2019 at Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella, Italy, curated by Juan Sandoval. The Mondriaan Fund International Presentations grant supported my travel and stay. Opening October 13, 2019. The show was planned to be on till May 31 but closed due to covid.

Research for performance Parade in Yogyakarta

January and February 2020 I develop a new performance with the working title 'Parade Pedagang Keliling' in collaboration with Teguh Hartanto, partly based at Kedai Kebun Forum in Yogyakarta. Back in the Netherlands I plan to work with Sinta Wullur in writing sound compositions. More information soon.

Silakan duduk at Kedai Kebun in Yogyakarta
'Silakan duduk (Have a seat) & other works' is the title of my open studio exhibition at Kedai Kebun Forum in Yogyakarta. Opening January 17, 2020 at 7 pm. I work in the open studio until January 31, opening times: 11 am till 9 pm, closed on Tuesdays.
Works exhibited at Kunstlijn 2019 in Haarlem

Street vendors and THERE are part of the exhibition APLOMB at Sociëteit Vereeniging in Haarlem during Kunstlijn 2019. APLOMB presents works by Guda Koster, Irene van de Mheen, Dik Box a.o. November 1 until 3 only! Opening Friday night at 8 PM, Saturday-Sunday 11 AM-5 PM.

Colombian premiere Street vendors in Medellín

Street vendors: Medellín, Tirana, Johannesburg, Yogyakarta is having its Colombian premiere at Paul Bardwell Gallery in Colombo Americano in Medellín. The solo exhibition, curated by Alejandro Vásquez, opens on August 6 and lasts till August 22. Opening times: weekdays 8 AM - 6 PM. August 21 I give an artist talk at La Pascasia. The exhibition is supported by the Mondriaan Fund International Presentations grant.

Solo exhibition at Museum IJsselstein

Museum IJsselstein presents Street vendors, Toko and Plastic age as a solo exhibition on a satellite location in IJsselstein: at the former HUBO at Utrechtsestraat 37. Opening Saturday June 8, until July 14. Opening times: Friday 1 - 8 PM, Saturday & Sunday

1 - 5 PM. June 29 and July 13 I cycle in IJsselstein with Toko.

My presentation is part of the summer exhibition 'Vrijplaats' with works from Johan Grimonprez, Frank Koolen, Hito Steyerl, Rob Voerman, Leonard van Munster, Atelier Van Lieshout a.o.

Screenprint at group show Off the grid Amsterdam

A screenprint made i.c.w. Teguh Hartanto is part of the exhibition 'Off the grid' at Outsight Gallery in Amsterdam. With works from Aquil Copier, Felix & Mumford, Jeroen Jongeleen, V&B, a.o.

June 30 only! Opening times: 11 AM - 4 PM.

Plastic age at Koningsstraat 6, Amsterdam
April 22 until May 26 the installation Plastic age is exhibited at the display for art at Koningsstraat 6, Amsterdam, just around the corner of Nieuwmarkt in Amsterdam.
Street vendors at Biennale Democrazia in Turin
'Street vendors' is screened at the Biennale Democrazia in Turin, Italy. The four films are part of the NOT SO FAR marathon, which will be held on Saturday 30 March from 6 PM to midnight. NOT SO FAR is organised by the Fondazione per l’architettura.
New work part of Bellamy Kabinet, Amsterdam
New works titled 'Plastic age' are part of the group show 'Wisselwerking' at the Bellamy Kabinet in Amsterdam. Opening December 16. The show lasts until March 14, 2019.
Grote Nederlandse Kunst Kalender 2019
'Haïtian mobile pharmacy' (2017) is presented in the Big Dutch Art Calendar, de Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2019. February 22 is my day.
Indonesian premiere Street vendors, MES 56 Yogya

Street vendors: Medellín, Tirana, Johannesburg, Yogyakarta is having the Indonesian premiere at Ruang MES 56 in Yogyakarta. The work is exhibited in the two gallery rooms following a North-South and West-East logic, and is part of the Festival Film Dokumenter 2018. Opening December 12 at 7 PM. Monday till Saturday 12-10 PM. Until January 12, 2019.

Lecture at INSIDE Studio, KABK Den Haag
December 4 I give a lunch lecture around the theme of Corrupted spaces at INSIDE Studio, KABK Den Haag, with fellow artist Rikkert Paauw. 12 - 2 PM. Welcome!
Solo Double juicers, Polar Room W139, Amsterdam

My solo exhibition Double juicers in the Polar Room - on the 1st floor of W139 - contains short video loops. The show is curated by Anami Schrijvers. Opening September 21 from 8 PM till 1 AM. Until October 28. Open every day from 12 till 6 PM, Saturdays from 3 till 9 PM. Warmoesstraat 139, Amsterdam.

Installation Street vendors at BIG ART, Amsterdam
After its world premiere in Utrecht Street vendors: Medellín, Tirana, Johannesburg, Yogyakarta is part of BIG ART Bajes, October 11 till 14, Bijlmerbajes in Amsterdam. Opening times: 11 AM until 7 PM.
World premiere Street vendors at NFF, Utrecht
My brand new four channel video installation Street vendors: Medellín, Tirana, Johannesburg, Yogyakarta (2018) is having its world premiere! At the 38th edition of the Netherlands Film Festival 2018 in Utrecht! The work is exhibited at the venue JK24 at Janskerkhof 24, Friday September 28 until Thursday October 4, from 12 PM until 10 PM.
Micro enterprise and Street vendors
Amsterdam Fund of the Arts kindly supported the PR and production of the various 2018 summer exhibitions in Amsterdam - under the umbrella Micro Enterprise - leading to, and including, the premieres of the four channel video installation Street vendors in September in Utrecht and Amsterdam. Tijl Fonds and Stichting Stokroos supported the presentation and exhibition costs of the installation.
Outcome of residency Torenkamer, Amsterdam
A group exhibition at Vondel CS curated by Ellie Uyttenbroek with outcomes of the residencies at De Torenkamer 2017-2018 in Amsterdam. I was a resident in September 2017. Opening Friday July 6 at 6 PM. Until Sunday July 15.
Grote Nederlandse Kunst Kalender 2018: Winkel

June 25 is my day in the Big Dutch Art Calendar, de Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender. My work is presented with 'Winkel' (2016-2018), the Syrian shop I realised at the 2016 edition of ITGWO.

Installation Winkel in CBK Zuidoost Amsterdam

The installation Winkel is on show again during the group show 'Works of Mercy' in CBK Zuidoost in Amsterdam. Opening Thursday April 12 from 5 till 7 PM. The sho lasts until Saturday June 30, 2018. During the finissage that day, from 2 till 4 PM, the Syrian shopkeepers sell products from the work.

Photo exhibition in Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam
In the small solo exhibition Fabrications in Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam I show 21 photographs from various cities in the world focusing on resourcefullness and ingenuity in public space. Opening May 3 from 5 till 6.30 PM. Until May 31.
Screening Jalan at Framer Framed, Amsterdam
Jalan is screened on April 24 at Framer Framed in Amsterdam. Doors open at 7.45 PM, the screening and artist talk start at 8 PM.
Filming new episode Calle in Medellín

I'm working on a series of four videos about micro economy and resourcefulness in public space, and I'll film the episode Calle in Medellín from March 12 till 28, 2018. Mondriaan Fund and Tijl Fonds generously support the realisation of the film. More information about Jalan-Rruga-Calle-Street.

Neon installation mijn-dijn in IJsselstein, Utrecht
The neon mijn-dijn is part of the group exhibition 'Verlicht MIJ in 2017. Eigentijds licht in de kunst' at Museum IJsselstein (MIJ) in IJsselstein. Opening December 2, until February 25, 2018.
Installation Escalera at riverbank Medellín

In 2013 I realized Escalera at the Medellín river. The installation is taken down in December 2107. 'Escalera' is an architectural installation of a 9 meter tall bamboo tower with illuminated words in the top, combined with a platform overlooking the river. The work was part of my artist-in-residence at El Puente_Lab in 2012-2013 and has been made possible by generous support of Mondriaan Fund. More info on my blog.

New installation at Parklicht, Oosterpark Amsterdam
I'm invited to realize a new installation at Parklicht, in Oosterpark in Amsterdam. The installation SUPER SALE is located in an annex of the Tropenmuseum. Parklicht is curated by Loes Diephuis and John Prop of Polderlicht and takes place from December 28 till 30, 2017.
Remake of Haïtian "mobile pharmacy" in Amsterdam
At Staring Apotheek at the Overtoom in Amsterdam I exhibit a remake of an Haïtian "mobile pharmacy". Until half of December.
Film new episode Street in Johannesburg

November 14 till December 2 I'm filming the episode Street in Johannesburg, for the series of four videos about micro economy and resourcefulness in public space. I stay at the Sylt Foundation. The realisation of the film is supported by Mondriaan Fund and Tijl Fonds. More information about Jalan-Rruga-Calle-Street.

Photo exhibition in Concertgebouw Amsterdam
I curated the photo exhibtion part of the Turning East festival in Concertgebouw Amsterdam, taking place November 20 till 26. 'Sharie' (Street) is a group show with works from the artists and photographers Shareef Sarhan, Mohammad AlQaq, Elias Halabi, Haidar El Saffar, Sarah Rifaat, and works of myself.
Neon installation mijn-dijn in IJsselstein, Utrecht
The installation mijn-dijn is part of the group exhibition 'Zie MIJ. Manifestatie over binnen en buiten je bubbel denken', at Museum IJsselstein (MIJ) in IJsselstein, September 30 till November 19.
Pabrik Gula at Museumnight 2017 Amsterdam
My photo installation Pabrik Gula is part of Sukru Sani curated by Dimitri Madimin. The event takes place during Museumnight 2017 at the Amsterdam City Archives.
Neon at 30x30 at CBK Zuidoost Amsterdam
The neon Far Away (Su) (an edition of 7) is part of the group show 30x30, the 30 years anniversary sales exhibition of CBK Zuidoost in Amsterdam. From September 9 till October 21.
Film Rruga via Dutch Embassy in Tirana
Rruga is screened at a fair where various women entrepreneurs will promote their products, building bridges with other bigger female entrepreneurs. The event is organized by the Dutch Embassy and takes place at the embassy October 2 from 5 till 6.30 PM. I have been invited to attend the screening of my film and discuss it afterwards.
Intervention Toko at Onomatopee Eindhoven
My intervention in public space Toko is part of the project 'We are the market!' from Onomatopee in Eindhoven. I did my "achievement" on September 25.
Short residency at De Torenkamer, Amsterdam
I’m invited to take part in De Torenkamer of radio program Opium on Radio 4. During a short residency of five days at the tower room of VondelCS in Amsterdam, I will realise towers of plastic household goods from all over the world and photograph them. September 18 till 22. Interview Mon-Wed-Fri at 11 PM at Radio 4.
Film Jalan at Kenniscafé in De Balie, Amsterdam
Parts of Jalan are screened at the start of Kenniscafé in De Balie in Amsterdam. Monday September 22 from 8 till 10 PM.
Film Jalan at IndoFilmCafé in LUX-Nijmegen
My film Jalan is screened at IndoFilmCafé in LUX-Nijmegen. September 10 at 7.30 PM. After the screening there is a Q&A.
Film Rruga is part of Plateaukunst in Margraten
Contemporary art collector Wanda Reiff invited me to exhibit my film Rruga during the annual Plateaukunst art route. August 26 and 27 in Margraten, in the south of the Netherlands.
Grote Nederlandse Kunst Kalender: Plastic Indonesia
A photograph of my installation 'Plastic Indonesia', a.k.a. Toko, at Frans Oomen's show 'Radical Collecting' in C&H Art Space last summer is published in Grote Nederlandse Kunst Kalender 2017. August 18 is my day.
Jalan and Toko at Het Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam
My film Jalan and the intervention Toko are exhibited as installations at the Pop-in expo at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, June 6 till 11. On Thursday June 8 the works are part of the Thursday Night Live!
Jalan and Rruga at Sesama Art Space in Yogyakarta
Jalan are Rruga are screened at Sesama Art Space, located in the kampung Jeblog in Yogyakarta. The screening is combined with an artist talk. Friday February 24 at 7 till 10 PM.
Film Jalan at Duta Wacana University in Yogyakarta
Jalan is screened at Duta Wacana University in Yogyakarta thanks to Eko Prawoto, architect and professor at the Faculty of Architecture and Design. The event is called 'What we can learn from the micro-enterprise'. Students of 'kampung-kota' and product design are warmly invited. Friday February 10 at 8 AM. The screening is open to public as well, r.s.v.p.
Film Rruga from Tirana at IHS Rotterdam
The film Rruga is screened at Urban Cinematics of the IHS, the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies in Rotterdam on January 21, 2017. The screening is organized and moderated by the Albanian urban manager Entela Shkreli.
Solo exhibition at Albanian Embassy, Den Haag
The film Rruga is exhibited at the Albanian Embassy Art Gallery in Den Haag. I also show the video 'At the corner' and some photographs connected to my recent residence in Tirana, supported by Mondriaan Fonds. November 10 till 18, office hours. Opening November 9 at 6 PM.
Film Rruga at AIRLAB in Miza Gallery, Tirana
My film Rruga is part of the AIRLAB residence exhibition of the Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art. Opening November 10 at Miza Gallery in Tirana. Until November 15.
Toko part of Ontroerwoud in CBK Amsterdam
My intervention Toko is part of Ontroerwoud, an exhibition by multimedia artist Wim Vonk in CBK Amsterdam i.c.w. Polderlicht. On Saturday October 15 I am present at CBK from 12 till 4 PM, selling items from the series 'Plastic Indonesia'. Until October 22.
Premiere Rruga in Tirana and screening in Shkoder
My new film project Rruga has its premiere in Tirana inside the installation 'Reja', a work by the Japanses architect Sou Fujimoto, on September 19. The day after Rruga is screened in Shkoder, during the European Mobility Week, and again in Tirana at Polis University on Sept. 22. The film is the outcome of my artist-in-residence in Tirana supported by Mondriaan Fonds.
New work for Into The Great Wide Open 2016
I developed the installation Winkel for Into The Great Wide Open 2016. 'Winkel' is a middle eastern shop run by two Syrians from Aleppo. The installation is based on a photo I made in Damascus in 2008. The festival takes place at Vlieland, a small island in the north of the Netherlands, on September 1 until 4.
Film Jalan in Provinciehuis Limburg, Maastricht
Jalan is part of the group show 'Naar mate de mens' in Provinciehuis Limburg in Maastricht. Opening June 9 at 6 PM. Open on weekdays till September 2.
Plastic Indonesia at group show in C&H Amsterdam
Frans Oomen of mo-artgallery presents works from his collection in the group show 'Radical Collecting' at C&H Art Space Amsterdam. I exhibit limited editions of the readymades Plastic Indonesia (2014 and 2016). Opening June 4 from 5 till 7 PM. Until July 30, Thursday till Saturday, 11 AM till 6 PM.
Film Jalan at Cityscapes Gallery Amsterdam
Jalan is exhibited as installation at the group show 'Circular City' in Cityscapes Gallery Amsterdam. Opening June 25 from 5 till 7 PM. Until July 16. Open Thursday till Saturday, 1 till 5 PM.
New video installation in ZETA Gallery in Tirana
On June 20 at 7 PM is the opening of the exhibition with outcomes of the spring program at TICA in Tirana. I present a new video installation, titled 'At the corner', in ZETA Gallery. Until June 26. Video documentation of the show.
Residence at Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art

In April-June 2016 I work as artist-in-residence at TICA, Tirana Institute of Contemporary Art in Albania. I'm realizing the 2nd part of a series of four films about resourcefulness in urban public space. After realizing Jalan in Jogjakarta, the cities Tirana, Medellín and Johannesburg are following. The residence in Tirana is supported by Mondriaan Fonds. Read my blog.

Film Jalan at Polis University in Tirana
The film Jalan is screened after my artist talk at the faculty Arts & Design at the Polis University in Tirana on May 24 at 11 AM.
Solo exhibition Jejak in Erasmus Huis Jakarta

Jejak, kreativitas tersembunyi di tempat umum ('Traces, hidden creativity in public space') uncovers traces of interventions within informal economies in public space. The exhibition consists of 87 photographs from around the world, the videos Jalan and Barbershop, the installation Color Bar from Belgrade and ready mades from Jakarta. During the opening on March 17 I'll be interviewed by Reza Afisina, member of ruangrupa Arts Laboratory. Until April 26, 2016.

Screening of the film Jalan in Yogyakarta itself
Jalan - filmed in Yogyakarta between mid 2012 and early 2015 - is shown at the Indonesian Visual Arts Archive on Friday February 5, 2016 at 7 PM. Before this Indonesian premiere there is a preview in the pendopo of our house in kampung Rogocolo on Sunday January 31 at 7 PM.
Photos Campert for Letterkundig Museum
Two of my photographs of Dutch writer Remco Campert are purchased and published by the Letterkundig Museum in Den Haag.
Premiere film Jalan at CBK Zuidoost in Amsterdam
The film Jalan premieres as a video installation in Centrum Beeldende Kunst Zuidoost in Amsterdam during the exhibition 'Meanwhile in YogYakarta'. The opening takes place on November 5 at 5 PM. Until December 5, 2015.
Exhibition Resources in Huis de Pinto, Amsterdam

October 1 till 31 my exhibition 'Resources', curated by artist Jacqueline Verhaagen, takes place in Huis De Pinto in Amsterdam. All works in 'Resources' are about the use of cheap and re-used materials. It features the installation Color Bar, photographs from my exhibition concluding the residency in Medellín, and a fragment from the new film Jalan.

Indonesian videos at Read My World, Amsterdam
Two excerpts from the film Jalan (2015) and the video documentation of my intervention Toko (2014) are shown at the international literature festival Read My World, this edition focussing on South East Asia. Amsterdam, 1 until 3 October 2015.
Preview of film Jalan in Amsterdam Southeast

Centrum Beeldende Kunst Zuidoost and Metro Movies present the preview of Jalan during Metro Movies 2015 at September 11. The film was made possible by Amsterdams Fonds voor de KunstDutch Film Fund and Tijl Fonds.

Video workshops Metro Movies Amsterdam
In August 2015 I give video workshops at CBK in Heesterveld, assigned by Metro Movies in Amsterdam Southeast. The outcome, the community video 'Travel the city, travel Southeast', is screened at Metro Movies, September 11 at metro station Bullewijk.
Seminar Indonesia Now in Amsterdam
I'm invited to be part of the panel 'Working in/with Indonesia' at the seminar 'Indonesia Now' in the Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam on June 25. The day is organised by DutchCulture.
Group show Oét d'r Sjtub in Schunck Heerlen

March 7 till June 7, 2015 new work is part of the group show 'Oét d'r Sjtub' (Out of the dust) in Schunck in Heerlen. I present the neon light sculpture mijn-dijn and the photo project Pabrik Gula. The show opens March 6 at 5 PM.

Neon at Salon 2015 in Arti, Amsterdam
My neon Far Away (Su) is part of Salon 2015 at Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. Opening May 8 at 7 PM. Until May 31.
Video workshop for ARTMedia in Skopje
March 10 till 16 I give a video workshop in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, assigned by ARTMedia and made possible by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Macedonia.
Filming Jalan in the streets of Yogyakarta
Late 2014, early 2015 I film Jalan about ingenuity, resourcefulness and recycling in public space in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Thanks to Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst and Tijl Fonds.
Photograph AHORA-AQUI on block calender
AHORA-AQUI (Medellín, 2013) is my contribution to a full color block calender with works that reflect on the sentence 'I'm not doing anything until I feel the need'. A project by Joanneke Meester, exhibited in De Nederlandsche Bank from on October 23 till November 28, 2014. Another show is in the OBA in Amsterdam from November 7 till January 6, 2015.
Photo series Movements in Het Domein, Sittard
My series 'Movements' is selected for the Salon in Museum Het Domein in Sittard, Netherlands, curated by Erik de Jong. December 13, 2014 till January 4, 2015. The photo series is part of the project ExchangeChangeWisselWechsel (2012-2014) and in the collection of Provinciehuis Limburg.
Toko in De Grote Amsterdamse Kunstkalender 2015
A photograph of the intervention Toko (Amsterdam, 2014) is published in De Grote Amsterdamse Kunstkalender 2015. The calender is launched November 5, 2014 at Francis Boeske Projects in Amsterdam-Noord between 6 and 7.30 PM.
Fragmented Narration in São Paulo and Medellín
My photograhps are part of the exhibition 'Fragmented Narration', curated by Sarojini Lewis, in Estúdio Lâmina in São Paulo, Brasil and Casa Tres Patios in Medellín, Colombia. I show photographs from my residency at el puente_lab in Medellín. Opening in São Paulo: July 30, opening in Medellín: October 28, 2014.
Videos at group show CBK Zuidoost Amsterdam

Videos from the research of Jalan are shown at 'Wanderlust', an exhibition curated by Sasha Dees. Other artists are Yasser Ballemans, Wouter Klein Velderman, Charlotte Schleiffert, Lydia Schouten, Berend Strik, Jolijn de Wolf. Centrum Beeldende Kunst Zuidoost, opening August 21, until October 18, 2014.

Research trip Il Ventre di Napoli, Naples
September 10 till 18, 2014 I'm in Napels, Italy to do research for a future work period at Il Ventre di Napoli, an artist-in-residence organized by curator Patricia Pulles.
Installation Rumah at metro station Amsterdam
July 7 until August 29 I show Rumah ('House' in Bahasa Indonesia), an Indonesian interior in the underground gallery Inkijk at metro station Weesperplein, Amsterdam. Inkijk is supported by GVB. The installation Rumah is part 2 of the series 'Plastic Indonesia'.
Video at Power Station of Art in Shanghai
The one minute version of the video Video (Cuba, 2005) is selected for the exhibition of One Minute videos at the Power Station of Art in Shanghai. June 11 till July 13. The show celebrates The One Minutes 15th anniversary.
Video IJstijd at Salon 2014 in Arti, Amsterdam
My video 'IJstijd' (Albania, 2008) is part of Salon 2014 at the artist society Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. June 27 until July 13.
ExchangeChangeWisselWechsel in Maastricht

In 2012-2013 I photographed people and places across the borders of the Meuse-Rhine Euro region, focusing on cross-border economic activitiesFellow artist Teguh Hartanto realised screen prints and I had another selection c-printed. The exhibition in Provinciehuis Maastricht takes place from May 23 till July 4, 2014. Here is the video of the opening. With the exhibition comes a catalogue and the website ExchangeChangeWisselWechsel. Commissioned by Ad Himmelreich of Provinciehuis Limburg.

Intervention Toko at Rhizomatic Amsterdam

Rhizomatic, project space for artistic research in Amsterdam-Noord, invited me for their residency The shop around the corner. Every Saturday in June 2014 I cycle through Noord with Toko, my mobile shop with plastic products from Indonesia. A review in Dutch. At Rhizomatic I exhibit plastic items I bought in Cuba, Uganda, Azerbaijan, Serbia a.o. Opening June 7 at 4 PM, Bussumstraat 58. June 14: Buikslotermeerplein. June 21: Waterlandplein. June 28: Mosplein. Toko is part 1 of the series 'Plastic Indonesia'.

Video Scraping in AMC hospital Amsterdam

Scraping (Beijing, 2008) was selected by Ineke Bakker of The One Minutes, for a small show in AMC hospital in Amsterdam. Until mid June 2014.

Moderator of an evening in Oude Kerk Amsterdam
June 5 I'm the moderator of Art in Flux Through Time connected to the exhibition 'Superposition' at Momart in Amsterdam. Visual artists Austin Houldsworth, Paulien Oltheten, Ruth Legg, Naro Snackey present their work. Oude Kerk

, 8 till 10 PM.
Artist talk at IVAA in Yogyakarta
March 13 I give a presentation about my work and life in Indonesia, the Netherlands and abroad at the Indonesian Visual Arts Archive in Yogyakarta. 5 till 7 PM.
Video Barbershop at Rotterdam VHS festival

Barbershop is screened at Rotterdam VHS festival #18. I realized the video during my residency in Johannesburg in 2010 i.c.w. artist Senzo Shabangu. November 22 at WORM.

Photos at Salon 2013 in Arti, Amsterdam
I exhibit my photo series 'Custom' at Salon 2013 in Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. Earlier this year I showed the series in Medellín during my residency. October 11 until 27.
Column in BK-info about residency in Medellín
Dutch magazine for visual artists BK-informatie 2013-6 published a column about my artist-in-residence in Medellín, Colombia, in which I focus on the installation Escalera.
Balls and Girls at EVA Ontbloot in Vlissingen

A one minute version of the video Balls and Girls is part of the exhibition EVA Ontbloot in Cultuurwerf Vlissingen. June 16 till August 11. All videos in the show are part of 'the one minutes series', a monthly DVD released by The One Minutes.

40.000 Feet at Videowall Stadsschouwburg Utrecht

The one minute version of 40.000 Feet is part of a special selection of five 'moving photography one minutes' the Stadsschouwburg Utrecht made for the Videowall outside of their building. The videos are screened in June 2013, in the evening.

Balls and Girls at Museum Moderne Kunst Arnhem

The video Balls and Girls (2008) is exhibited at Female Power in the Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem (MMKA). The exhibition is curated by Mirjam Westen. Participating artists: Melanie Bonajo, Louise Bourgeois, Ana Mendieta, Tracey Rose, Nancy Spero, Niki de Saint Phalle a.o. Opening March 2, 2013 at 3 PM. Till May 20.

City One Minutes Medellín in Colombo Americano

The City One Minutes Medellín are screened on April 17 in the cinema of Centro Colombo Americano, Medellín. The project is part of my artist-in-residence at el puente_lab and has been made possible by Mondriaan Fonds.

Exhibition in Casa Tres Patios Medellín

Part of the artist-in-residence at el puente_lab is the solo exhibition '(contra) huella' in Casa Tres Patios in Medellín. I exhibit old and new photographs and short videos related to the installation I'm realizing at the riverbank: Escalera. Opening: April 5 at 7 PM. I give an artist talk on April 11 at 6 PM. The show lasts till April 19. More info on my blog.

NEW!: photographs in OBA Amsterdam

In February-March 2013 I show 'NEW!', three panels with 36 photographs, in a group show in the public library OBA in Amsterdam. The show is curated by Jan van Goor of W1F Gallery. Opening February 7. Open daily from 10 am-10 pm, till April 1.

Video Helm in &Foam Amsterdam

The video Helm (Indonesia, 2011) is selected for the 'fashion one minutes' exhibition in &Foam, the concept store of Foam in Amsterdam. Opening January 10, 2013. Till March 17.

Videos at urban screen CASZuidas Amsterdam

From 2010 till 2012 seven of my videos were part of CASZuidas, Contemporary Art Screen Zuidas in Amsterdam. 40.000 Feet, Oscarland, Godot in Cuba, Dwelling, Parade, Video and VLAG were selected by curator Jan Schuijren. CASZuidas ceased to exist in 2012.

Video Aerobic in Kiosko Galeria Santa Cruz

My one minute video 'Aerobic' is selected for the videoooooh screening in Kiosko Galeria Santa Cruz, Bolivia on December 5, 2012. The videoooooh exhibition took earlier place in London during the Olympics 2012.

Artist-in-residence of 4 months in Medellín

November 2012 and February-April 2013 I work as artist-in-residence at el puente_lab, platform for artistic and cultural production in Medellín, Colombia. The residency is made possible by generous support of Mondriaan Fonds. Regularly I post photos and short stories on my blog.

Video Dwelling during Impakt Utrecht

Dwelling is screened at The Village in Utrecht, one of the venues of the Impakt festival, October 24 till 28, 2012.

Video Helm at BORN ELECTRIC exhibition

Helm is selected for the show 'The One Minutes. BORN ELECTRIC' by curators Lucette ter Borg and Sacha Bronwasser of Cinema Zuid. October 11 till 24 at BMW Netherlands in Amsterdam.

Oscarland and Bumbung in &Foam Amsterdam

Oscarland (Brazil, 2006) and 'Bumbung' (Indonesia, 2012) are selected for the 'design one minutes' exhibition in &Foam in Amsterdam. July 19 till October 21.

Helm screened in EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam

My video Helm is selected for the series 'Modern Times–episode 1: Knots and Networks' by curators Sacha Bronwasser and Lucette ter Borg of Cinema Zuid. EYE Filmmuseum Amsterdam, October 18, 9.15 PM. 

Balkans in the Polder at Tirana Architecture Week

The study group Balkans in the Polder and Play the City are invited to come to Tirana, Albania to give a workshop at the Tirana Architecture Week. October 6 till 9, 2012.

Helm at Car Art and Toronto Urban Film Festival

My video Helm (Indonesia, 2011) is selected for two festivals that take place in September 2012: Car Art in Delft, the Netherlands, September 8 till 9, and Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) in Canada, September 7 till 17.

Documentation of Re-set installation in Venice
August 25 till 30 I'm in Venice to film the moving installation Re-set for the Netherlands Architecture Institute. Re-set, a work by Inside Outside / Petra Blaisse, is the Dutch contribution to the 13th International Architecture Exhibition.
Video Aerobic at videooooo in London
My video Aerobic (Indonesia, 2012) is selected for the videoooooh exhibition in London, adorning the start of the Olympic Games. Slade Research Centre, July 24 till August 3, 2012.
Visual essay in book Balkans in the Polder

June 2012 the study group Balkans in the Polder presents a book about bottom-up urban planning. I present a 31-page visual essay with photos of situations in public space in the Balkans and The Hague. The publication is a result of the 2010 research trip of the former Fonds BKVB, now Mondriaan Fonds.

Research experimental documentary in Yogyakarta

In May and June 2012 I'm based in Yogyakarta for the research of the experimental documentary Jalan, about resourcefulness and ingenuity in public space. The research is supported by Dutch Film Fund. Back in Amsterdam I will write the script, assisted by fellow artists Richtje Reinsma and Karel Doing.

Video Helm nominated for One Minute Award
Helm (Indonesia, 2011) is nominated for a One Minute Award in the category Observation. The awards show takes place in De Balie in Amsterdam. April 27, 8 PM.
Installation Palm Tree at square in Amsterdam

Commissioned by Centrum Beeldende Kunst Zuidoost I realized the installation Palm Tree on the square in front of the CBK building in Amsterdam Southeast. Art critic Sacha Bronwasser introduced the work during the inauguration on September 10. The work is exhibited until mid April 2012.

Show with Teguh Hartanto in Erasmus Huis Jakarta
Teguh Hartanto and I present 25 screenprints of mixed couples living in Indonesia in our exhibition 'I & I' at Erasmus Huis, the cultural centre of the Dutch embassy in Jakarta. The show is curated by Ton van Zeeland. Opening February 15, 2012. Till March 9.
Video My President at Ciné Privé in Ghent

My President, (South Africa, 2010) is exhibited at Ciné Privé in Ghent, Belgium on February 16 till 18, 2012. The video is part of the City One Minutes Johannesburg.

Neon Li(e)ve back in De Brakke Grond Amsterdam

After five years the neon work Li(e)ve is back in De Brakke Grond in Amsterdam. From August till December 2011 the installation functions as a meeting point in the hall of the cultural centre.

Exhibition about art & money at CBK Utrecht

In the exhibition Kunst moet rollen, curated by Elias Tieleman, artists express their opinion on the topic art & money and reveal inside information. CBK Utrecht, October 20 till November 20.

Expert meeting Balkans in the Polder in The Hague

October 23 till 26, 2011 Stroom and the study group Balkans in the Polder organize an expert meeting about bottom-up urban planning in The Hague. The event is one of the outcomes of the research trip of Fonds BKVB in 2010.

Videos at photofestival Noorderlicht Groningen
'City One Minutes the Movie' is screened at Noorderlicht in Groningen from September 11 till October 9, 2011. The videos I made and curated for City One Minutes in Amman, Buenos Aires, Port-au-Prince and Rio de Janeiro are part of the movie.
Dwelling awarded at Toronto Urban Film Festival

My video Dwelling has been awarded an Honourable Mention by guest judge Atom Egoyan at TUFF, Toronto Urban Film Festival, from September 9 till 18. TUFF is seen by 1.3 million daily commuters on the platforms of Toronto's subway.

New work in De Aanschouw in Rotterdam
Friday September 2 the Indonesian artist Teguh Hartanto and I present a new work in De Aanschouw in Rotterdam. Opening 8.30 PM. One week only, till September 9.
Balls and Girls in StudioArte, Bucharest
The video Balls and Girls is screened in artist run space StudioArte in Bucharest, Romania. June 10.
Photographs Indonesia at PindaKAAS in Tilburg

The series 'Cepat2', photographed in Bali and Java early 2011, is exhibited at the Dutch-Indonesian festival PindaKAAS Light in Tilburg, June 5.

Video Joburg Art Fair at ONE SHOT in Yerevan
My video 'Joburg Art Fair' (South Africa, 2010) is part of ONE SHOT, International Short Film Festival in Yerevan, Armenia. May 17 till 24.
Video at Langgeng Art Foundation Yogyakarta

The video Video (Cuba, 2005) is part of Selametan Digital at Langgeng Art Foundation in Yogyakarta, an all night long show with video and media arts. May 12, 4 PM till 4 AM. Other artists include Nam June Paik, Joseph Beuys, Ade Darmawan, OK Video Militia and Sara Nuytemans.

City One Minutes in new museum STAM in Ghent
Buenos Aires, Johannesburg and Rio de Janeiro are three of the twenty cities in the City One Minutes installation in museum STAM. The videos are made by local artists and filmmakers and myself. It is part of the opening show of the new museum in Ghent, Belgium. October 9, 2010 till May 1, 2011.
Videos from South Africa nominated in Ghent

My President and Steel Wool (South Africa, 2010) are nominated for the Belgian Open Grand Final. April 30 at Cinema Sphinx in Ghent, Belgium. The videos are part of the City One Minutes Johannesburg.

Works at The First Sandberg Alumni Exhibition
At 'Double Work - The First Sandberg Alumni Exhibition' I show light sculptures I realized during the residency in Amman in 2008, and the video Video (Cuba, 2005). March 20 till April 10. KunstKapel, Amsterdam. Opening March 20 at 4PM.
Video Joburg Art Fair nominated for Award

My one minute video Joburg Art Fair, part of City One Minutes Johannesburg, is nominated for a One Minute Award in the category Fairground Attraction by jury member Arjanne Laan of Willem de Kooning Academy. EYE Filmmuseum in Amsterdam, March 17, 7 PM.

Workshop Breaking into the Museum in Paris
March 8 and 9 I'm advising Le Collectif Tribudom about running the video workshop 'Breaking into the Museum' for Manifesta.
Exhibition at Papa Adama Gallery in Amsterdam

December 23 opens my exhibition in Papa Adama Gallery in Amsterdam. All works have a relation with Africa or the African diaspora. Until January 31, 2011.

Video in Salon in Museum Het Domein, Sittard

Balls and Girls is part of the Salon in Museum Het Domein in Sittard, the Netherlands. The Salon is curated by Ad Himmelreich and takes place from December 18, 2010 until January 9, 2011.

Video workshops for Unicef in Skopje

November 8 till 18 I give two video workshops in Skopje, Macedonia. Assigned by The One Minutes and Unicef.

City One Minutes Port-au-Prince in Brussels

City One Minutes Port-au-Prince is one of the selected cities at an exhibition in Beursschouwburg in Brussels, Belgium. I.c.w. De Buren. Opening October 6 at 7 PM. Till November 6, 2010.

City One Minutes at World Expo Shanghai
City One Minutes videos made by me and my colleagues in Amman, Amsterdam, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Havana, Lisbon, Port-au-Prince and Rio de Janeiro are part of the World Expo in Shanghai. May 1 till October 31, 2010.
Gold digger in Joburg, exhibition in Zuid-Afrikahuis

In my exhibition at Zuid-Afrikahuis in Amsterdam, Gold digger in Joburg, I show recent works from my residence at The Bag Factory. Finissage on October 22, 4 till 6 PM. The article 'Shebeen Queen and Gold Digger' is published in Maandblad Zuid-Afrika.

Europe in 17 days, a research trip of Fonds BKVB

October 1 till 17 I participate in the research trip with the title 'What’s up, what’s down. Cultural catalysts in Urban Space'. A group of twenty artists, architects, designers and writers investigates transformations of "secondary cities" in North-England (Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds), the Balkan (Tirana, Skopje, Prishtina), Spanish Basque Country (Bilbao, Vitoria) and Marseille. The trip is organized and funded by Fonds BKVB (now Mondriaan Fonds).

Installation Hounek & Houne in Beek, Limburg

Sunday July 4 the light sculptures of the Arabic words Hounek & 'Houne' are exhibited in the garden of the R.C. church St. Martinus in my birth place Beek, Limburg, in the south of the Netherlands.

Talk about Joburg in De Verdieping, Amsterdam
June 16 I talk about my experiences in Johannesburg at 'Shadow Cities' at De Verdieping, after the screening of the documentary 'Stayin' Alive in Jo'burg'. The evening starts at 8.30 PM.
Exhibition of The Colony in Kunsthuis SYB
Former students of the Sandberg Institute establish a fictitious colony of artists in Kunsthuis SYB in Beetsterzwaag. From May 30 till June 6 I'm part of The Colony and present a collaboration with Museum Drachten. The exhibition is open on June 6, 12 and 13.
Video at Greylight Projects in Heerlen
The video 'Zumzuma' (South Africa, 2010) with a soundtrack of Skip&Die is exhibited in public space in Heerlen on May 27, curated by Greylight Projects.
One Minute-One Shot videos in Yerevan
The videos Wedding in Bajram Curri (Albania, 2008) and My President (South Africa, 2010) are screened at One Minute-One Shot at ACCEA, the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, May 17 till 24 in Yerevan.
Installation at Kunstvlaai / Art Pie 2010 Amsterdam
With my colleagues of Petersburg Project Space I curated video works for the installation '16 Quadratmeter Europa Neurotisch' at Kunstvlaai 2010 in Amsterdam. Opening May 15. Until May 23 from 12-6 PM.
Works at Erotomania in Philadelphia

The video Balls and Girls and the photo Marcelo, 2006 are exhibited at Erotomania, an International Display of Erotica, at the Candycoated Center in Philadelphia. March 26 till May 22.

Workshop Breaking into the Museum in London
May 5 till 7 I'm advising the U.K. facilitators of the video workshop 'Breaking into the Museum'. The Manifesta project takes place in the Museum of the City of London.
City One Minutes Johannesburg
Together with local artists and filmmakers I realized City One Minutes Johannesburg. March 31 at 7.30 PM in The Bag Factory.
Silkscreen part of show at Joburg Art Fair
I realized a small edition of silkscreens in Johannesburg. The work is exhibited at 'Losing Virginity' in The Bag Factory. March 24 till 31. It's also part of Artist Proof Studios' booth at the Joburg Art Fair in Sandton Convention Centre. March 26 till 28.
Artist-in-residence and exhibition in Johannesburg

The Bag Factory in Johannesburg, South Africa, invited me for an artist-in-residence from January till April, 2010. On a regular basis I publish about my experiences on Fotolog. The outcomes of the residence are exhibited in the show 'Losing Virginity'. Opening March 24, 5.30 PM. Till March 31. The residence is made possible by the National Arts Council South Africa and The One Minutes.

Video Oscarland nominated for award in Shanghai
The one minute version of Oscarland (Brazil, 2006) is nominated in the category America at The One Minutes Awards in Shanghai. Dutch Culture Center, March 19.
Sunday in Tirana nominated at Belgian Open, Ghent
My video 'Sunday in Tirana' is in the final 10 of the category Documentary of Belgian Open. The Grand Final takes place in Cinema Sphinx in Ghent, Belgium. March 11, 8 PM.
    Video workshop for Unicef in Kampala
    February 15 till 19 I give a video workshop in Kampala, Uganda. Assigned by The One Minutes Foundation and Unicef. Presentation of the videos made by 18 Ugandan teenagers will be Friday 19th at 6 PM in the Ugandan National Theatre. The videos are online.
    Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires on Holland Doc
    Two interviews about the video project City One Minutes I did in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires are published on Holland Doc.
    Videos at 10 years of One Minutes, Amersfoort
    Scraping and Oscarland, Rio de Janeiro are part of the exhibition 10 years of One Minutes in KAdE, Amersfoort. Opening November 27, runs till February 14, 2010.
    Video Balls and Girls screened at CBKU Utrecht
    The video Balls and Girls is screened during 'Scotty, What About The Beamer?' on January 28, one of the opening nights of the renovated CBKU in Utrecht.
    Video Scraping at Going DUTCH, New York City

    My video Scraping is selected for the Going DUTCH exhibition at Witzenhausen gallery, Aperture Building, 547 W 27th st., New York. Until December 12.

    Grand Finale Petersburg Project Space, Amsterdam
    On December 12, 2009 the Grand Finale of Petersburg Project Space in Amsterdam takes place. We need to close our space January 2010. Grand Finale line-up: Performance Bas van Koolwijk, DJ Miss Beatz loves music, DJ Hakki Takki a.o. Cold comfort: the invitations of our shows are showcased in the BRNO Graphic Design Biennale 2010.
    Videos at VIBA festival in Buenos Aires
    Scraping and Police are part of VIBA Festival - Video arte Internacional Buenos Aires - at ThisIsNotAGallery, an alternative art space focusing on video art in Palermo Hollywood. November 27 till 29.
    Interventions at Nieuwe Grond Utrecht
    November 20 till 22 I'm part of Nieuwe Grond, a symposium where Dutch artists intervene public space in the city of Utrecht.
    Installation 40,000 Feet in the Icebox, Philadelphia

    Contemporary art space Crane Arts in Philadelphia, invited me to represent the first international exhibitor to incorporate their new video system in the Icebox with the video-installation 40,000 Feet.
    My video Oscarland is playing in the lobby of Crane. November 11 till 29. Reception on November 18, 6-9 PM. I'm in Philadelphia November 8-13 and 17-19. Inbetween I'm in New York.

    I should not complain-tiles in Tokyo
    The tiles with the text Ik mag niet klagen are translated into English and Japanese for the show of the Neighbourshop in Treasure Hunting – Humanitas versus Vanitas, in gallery Le Bain, Tokyo, October 26 till November 6.
    There and Here at Polderlicht, Amsterdam
    There and Here, realized during the residence in Amman, are part of Polderlicht 2009, an exhibition of sound and light art in public space. October 23 till 25 in Amsterdam, 7 PM till midnight.
    Videos at Festifreak, La Plata
    The videos of City One Minutes Buenos Aires and two videos I realized in Beijing are part of FICIFF / Festifreak, Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de La Plata, Argentina. October 17 till 25.
    Videoworkshops Stranger en Stedelijk, Amsterdam
    In October I give videoworkshops at Stranger Festival and Stedelijk in de Stad in Amsterdam.
    The One Minutes at expert meeting in Berg&Dal
    I present a case about The One Minutes in the workshop of art critic Tineke Reijnders at expert meeting Onbegrensd Verzamelen, about "non-western art". October 22, Afrika Museum Berg&Dal.
    City One Minutes in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires
    From August 20 till September 28 I'm in Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires for the international video project City One Minutes, made possible by BKVB (now Mondriaan Fonds). I'm back in the Netherlands on October 2, after a quick visit to São Paulo on the way back. Follow my trip on flickr.
    Lieve exhibited at PYMK / People You May Know
    Curator Joke Ballintijn (NIMk) invited me to exhibit my neon Lieve at PYMK, a group show with Cyrus Frisch, Nicolas Provost, Kurt D'Haeseleer, Aryan Kaganof, Hester Scheurwater, Niels Post a.o. in De School in Groede. August 29 till October 17.
    Final design fountain Public Library Amsterdam
    I have been in the process of researching and designing a fountain for the square in front of the Public Library (OBA) in Amsterdam, commissioned by the director of the OBA, mr. Hans van Velzen. More information soon.
    Interviews about my work on Holland Doc
    Recently two interviews have been published on Holland Doc. Corinne van Egeraat interviewed me for Dislocated about traveling and living abroad a lot. With Hansje van Etten I spoke about my work in Port-au-Prince.
    Video at Petersburg Project Space, Amsterdam
    From July 4 until September 11 Petersburg Project Space shows video works from several artists. My video Elevated subway is part of the line-up and is exhibited from August 15 till 21.
    Two videos at Rotterdam VHS festival

    My short videos Crossing and Scraping are part of the upcoming Rotterdam VHS festival. August 15, 9 PM at Kunst & Complex, Keileweg 26, Rotterdam.

    Workshop about environment in Belgrade

    I'm giving a video workshop to young people in Belgrade, to raise awareness about environmental issues through art and media, assisted by Stefan Malesevic. The outcomes are presented at the International Youth Media Summit by Miomir Rajcevic. July 31 till August 4

    Column in BK-informatie magazine
    For the 2009-5 issue BK-informatie, a Dutch magazine for visual artists, invited me to write a column about my residence in Amman, Jordan. You can read it here (in Dutch).
    Videos at La Biennale di Venezia
    Some of my videos are part of two projects of The One Minutes Foundation at La Biennale di Venezia. I contribute to the City One Minutes Amman, Amsterdam and Beijing and to the TRAIN One Minutes Syria. June 4 till July 19.
    Installations at De Service Garage, Amsterdam
    There (Hounek in Arabic) and Here (Houne) - the light sculptures I realized during my residency in Amman - are part of the groupshow Quantum Vîs 5 in De Service Garage, Amsterdam. The show opens on June 27. Till July 19. Hounek is on the roof until early October.
    Embedded, a video recorded in Haïti at OOG
    June 23 till 29 my video 'Embedded' is launched at the online platform for artists OOG of Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. In the video I'm on the road with MINUSTAH in Cité Soleil in Port-au-Prince.
    After Port-au-Prince: NYC and Philadelphia
    June 6 till 13 I'm in NYC and Philadelphia for research, networking and meeting old artist friends like Ken Jacobs, Candy Depew and Jacob Hellman.
    City One Minutes in Port-au-Prince
    May 20 till June 6 I curate and produce City One Minutes Port-au-Prince, Haïti, made possible by foundation BKVB (now Mondriaan Fonds). I publish photos at flickr when working there.
    We wrap up the project with a screening on Friday June 5 at 8PM at my suite in the Oloffson hotel. Bienvenue!
    Video Crossing at ACCEA in Yerevan
    Crossing (Egypt, 2005) is part of the festival One Minute-One Shot at ACCEA, the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, May 17 till 24, 2009 in Yerevan.
    Exhibition THERE, part 2 in Amsterdam
    The exhibition THERE, part 2 deals with (im)mobility in the Middle East and contains works from artists from the Middle East - whom I got to know during my artist-in-residence in Amman - and myself. Opening April 25, 2009 in Petersburg Project Space from 8 PM on. Until May 16.
    Video The city sounds in Chicago
    The city sounds #1 (Netherlands, 2005) is selected for Rotterdam VHS Festival at Version 09 in Chicago. April 29, 2009, 8:15 PM.
    Entrance gate for playground De Waag Amsterdam
    I designed the entrance gate for playground De Waag in Amsterdam, partly based on kids' drawings, commissioned by IJsterk. The inauguration by alderman Wil Codrington takes place on March 21, 2009 at 3.30 PM. Made possible by Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst.
    Video Scraping in the final ten of Belgian Open
    Scraping (China, 2008) is in the final ten of the category Documentary of the festival Belgian Open. Cinema Sphinx in Ghent, Belgium, March 12, 2009.
    The One Minutes workshop in Cairo
    March 4 till 8, 2009 I give a video workshop in Townhouse Gallery in Cairo, Egypt. Assigned by the European Cultural Foundation and The One Minutes.
    Artist-in-residence at Makan House in Amman
    December 3, 2008 until March 2, 2009 I'm the artist-in-residence at art space Makan House in Amman, Jordan, made possible by the Dutch foundation BKVB (now Mondriaan Fonds). The outcome of my residence is the solo exhibition THERE. The opening takes place on February 22 at 6.30 PM. 
    On the road with Su, a travelogue
    On a daily basis I post photos and short stories on Fotolog during my residency in Amman, and my travels in Middle East. The project 'On the road with Su, a travelogue' is initiated and assigned by De Veemvloer.
    Video portrait City One Minutes in Amman
    Together with 19 local participants I realise a video portrait of the city, the City One Minutes Amman, during my artist-in-residence at Makan House in Amman.
    Video message from Amman part of Grenzeloos
    January 25, 2009 I participate in the program Grenzeloos at De Veemvloer i.c.w. Galerie Witteveen with a video message about 'The traveling artist' from my residency in Amman, Jordan.
    Work at Salon in Museum Het Domein, Sittard
    40,000 feet and Lieve are selected for the biennal Salon in Museum Het Domein in Sittard, Netherlands. The show takes place from December 14, 2008 until January 4, 2009.
    Video Balls and Girls exhibited in Bucharest
    For the international feminist art exhibition Perspective in Bucharest, Romania, I produced a video about courage: Balls and Girls. Opening November 13, 2008. Until December 13.
    Nominated videos at The One Minutes 2008
    Scraping (China, 2008) and Police (China, 2008) are both nominated for a One Minutes award by jury members Mieke Bernink and Hansje van Etten. The Award Show 2008 takes place at Paradiso, Amsterdam on November 30.
    BOOM, a contribution to the platform OOG
    In the week of November 18 until 24, 2008 I contribute with my new video BOOM (Netherlands, 2008) to OOG, the online platform for artists of the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant.
    Short residency at Noordgevoel in Amsterdam
    I was invited to do a residency of one week in Amsterdam-Noord within the project Op zoek naar het Noordgevoel, October 31 till November 7.
    Duoshow ''2'' by Ronald Nijhof and Su Tomesen
    In "2" Ronald Nijhof and I show new work in Petersburg Project Space, Amsterdam. I present the site-specific installation Red Space. "2" opens October 4 at 8 PM till midnight. Until October 18.
    Video workshops assigned by Manifesta
    Before and after my holiday in Albania I give video workshops Lisbon, London and Paris for Manifesta.
    Video IJstijd at group show Gegarandeerdt
    Gegarandeerdt is a group show in the Westerunie in Amsterdam. I'm showing my new video IJstijd (Albania, 2008). August 30 and September 1, from 3 till 7 PM.
    Photos in De Volkskrant China special
    Photos of the 798 Art District in Beijing accompanying an article of art critic Sacha Bronwasser are in the Dutch newspaper Volkskrant of August 2, 2008.
    Video Police in Petersburg Project Space
    Police (China, 2008) is exhibited in Peterburg Project Space in Amsterdam. July 12 till 25, from sunset till 1 AM.
    Videos in Today Art Museum in Beijing a.o.

    Mercedes Benz (Albania, 2007) and Crossing (Egypt, 2005) are part of the World One Minutes show in Today Art Museum in Beijing, China. June 6 till 28, 2008. After Beijing the exhibition travels in 2008 and 2009 to Prato, Brussels, Lisbon, Paramaribo, São Paulo, Cape Town and Cairo.

    New work in Kunsthuis Syb, Beetsterzwaag
    Artist Ida van der Lee invited me to come to Kunsthuis Syb in the Frisian village Beetsterzwaag from June 9 till 15, 2008. The instruction was to arrive without a plan. The outcome of my residency is Beijing-Beetsterzwaag.
    The One Minutes workshop in Sarajevo
    May 11 till 17, 2008 I give a video workshop in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Assigned by The One Minutes foundation and Unicef.
    Chinese wall: intervention at Kunstvlaai 7
    Chinese wall is an intervention and happening during the opening of Kunstvlaai 7. My work is part of the program of Petersburg Project Space. May 10, 2008, 5 till 6 PM.
    LIFT, a proposal for Zuidas Amsterdam
    LIFT is my proposal for an installation in the Zuidas area, assigned by Virtueel Museum Zuidas. April 18, 2008 I take the Board of VMZ in a boom lift, to make them experience my proposal.
    Video installation Oscarland in NAi Rotterdam
    Oscarland (Brazil, 2006) is exhibited at Nest in the Netherlands Architecture institute (NAi) in Rotterdam. March 11 until April 27.
    New work 40,000 Feet in Club 11 Amsterdam
    40,000 Feet, a site-specific video installation for 12 screens in Club 11 in Amsterdam is shown daily. March 7 until April 25. 8 - 9 PM.
    Documentary public library Amsterdam
    Excerpts of my documentary Ode aan de OBA (Netherlands 2005-2007) are part of the exhibition about Dutch architect Jo Coenen. February 16 until April 20, 2008 in OBA exhibition space.
    Video at Rotterdam VHS Festival #14
    The video The city sounds #1 (Netherlands, 2005) is selected for the Rotterdam VHS Festival #14 on March 14, 2008. Screening starts 9 PM. Damage € 2.
    Godot in Cuba on dvd Capricious and in NYC

    Godot in Cuba (Cuba, 2005) is part of 'Screen Capricious', a collection of short films published on dvd by Capricious magazine. On February 24, 2008 a screening of the dvd takes place in the gallery, 103 Broadway, Brooklyn, NYC.

    Shabera night in Mediamatic Amsterdam
    February 15, 2008 I present photos of inventions from around the world and show the video 'Convenience' during the Shabera night at Mediamatic, Amsterdam. From 7 PM till late.
    Video Godot in Cuba at Stadsschouwburg Utrecht
    Godot in Cuba (Cuba, 2005) is exhibited at the Videowall of Stadsschouwburg Utrecht. A re-edit of the video-installation is projected on four large windows at the ground floor. from January 3 till  29, 2008, after sunset till 1 AM.
    Lieve and Parade in Arti et Amicitiae Amsterdam
    The neon sculpture Lieve and the video Parade are exhibited at the 'New Members Exhibition' of artists' society Arti et Amicitiae in Amsterdam. Opening: January 11, 2008.  Till January 27.
    M a s t e r !
    After finishing my thesis 'The Traveling Artist' I graduated from the Sandberg Institute. I'm a Master of Fine Arts now. Read the letter (in Dutch) of my advisor, the art critic Tineke Reijnders.
    Video Mercedes Benz nominated for award
    Mercedes Benz (Albania, 2007) is nominated for a One Minute award. The awards ceremony takes place in Miry theatre in Ghent, Belgium on November 10, 2007.
    Video Crossing in Brakke Grond Amsterdam
    Crossing (Egypt, 2005) is part of The One Minutes at Club Voyeur in De Brakke Grond in Amsterdam, November 29 at 8.30 PM.
    Installation Color Bar in Amsterdam and Utrecht

    Color Bar (Serbia, 2007) is exhibited at the Salon 2007 in Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, from October 19 till November 4. After the show it is installed in the window of Archiware in Utrecht. Opening November 9, until half of December 2007.

    Video Parade in Andy's 15 Minutes of Fame Gallery
    In the Museumnacht on November 3, 2007 Parade (Netherlands, 2007) is part of Andy’s 15 Minutes of Fame Gallery in Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
    Video Parallel in De Balie, Amsterdam
    Parallel (Netherlands, 2003) is screened in the program Recalling RFID in De Balie, Amsterdam, on October 19, 2007.
    The One Minutes in Amman and Barcelona

    September 2007 I'm in Amman, Jordan and Barcelona, Spain to give One Minute video workshops. The videos are online.

    Tile 'Ik mag niet klagen' in Burenwinkel
    A tile with the text Ik mag niet klagen (I shouldn't complain) is for sale in the mobile store Burenwinkel, a work by Martijn Engelbregt. The tile comes in three languages: Dutch, Turkish and Arabic.
    Video at Nachtkracht party and Supperclub
    I show the video Video (Cuba, 2005) at a Nachtkracht party, June 16 at BG in Post CS building, Amsterdam. It is also screened at the Andy Warhol Factory Nights in Supperclub. July - August 2007.
    Works at Architecture Biennale Rotterdam
    I show a sculpture and One Minute videos about Amsterdam at the Architecture Biennale Rotterdam. The works are part of the Gesamtkunstwerk 'Destination AMS', assigned by the City of Amsterdam and designed by KossmannDeJong. Kunsthal Rotterdam. Opening May 24, 2007. Until September 2.
    Video Underground in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
    Underground (Japan, 2003) is screened at the experimental art festival Laptopia #3 in Israel. May 9, 2007 in Tel Aviv, June 18 in Jerusalem.
    Research trip to Azerbaijan, Iran and Armenia

    Late April and early May 2007 I join the annual research trip of the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. 44 participants explore Azerbaijan, North-Iran and Armenia in only 12 days. Check the blog.

    Group show in W139/Basement Amsterdam

    The light sculpture Lieve and the installation Oscarland are exhibited at the group exhibition 'One; & the other painting' in W139/Basement in Amsterdam. Opening April 7, 2007. The show closes with an auction from 3 till 5 PM on April 29.

    Exhibitions of the video-installation Oscarland

    Early 2007 the video-installation Oscarland (Brazil, 2006) is exhibited at various places in the Netherlands:
    January 11 till February 21 the complete work has its premiere in 't Hoogt, Utrecht ///// February 23 I talk about it in De Veemvloer, Amsterdam during the program 'On The Road' ///// March 9 the helicopter-video is projected at Labland in BG, Amsterdam ///// April 20 till 22 the polaroid-video is part of the group show 'S5' in Scheltema i.c.w. Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden. Other artists in 'S5' are Joost Conijn, Chris Keulemans, Remy Jungerman and Philippe Pareno/Douglas Gordon.

    Su at Radio Rietveld in Stedelijk Museum

    March 8 from 5 till 6 PM via 105.6 FM or Radio Rietveld. Host Jakob Proyer and I talk about the audiotracks of some of my videos in the Radio Rietveld studio at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam during the exhibition Just in time. Tune in.

    The One Minutes workshop in Beirut

    In November 2006 I'm in Lebanon to give a One Minutes video workshop in Beirut. Earlier 2006 I was teaching in Bulgaria and Ireland. The videos made during these workshops are online.

    Tourist-terrorist in Amsterdam and Istanbul
    The video Tourist-terrorist (Egypt, 2005) is part of the film program of the exhibition 'The Summer Collection' in Huis Marseille in Amsterdam. Till August 27. The video is also screened at the Akbank festival from December 9 till 19, 2006 in Istanbul, Turkey.
    Video Godot in Cuba in Groningen
    A single screen version of Godot in Cuba (Cuba, 2005) is screened in public space in Groningen during 'Wildbeaming' of Sign, exhibition space for young artists. The interventions last from September 25 till October 7, 2006.
    Business and pleasure in Brazil
    In October 2006 I'm in Brazil. I visit the Bienal de São Paulo, give a presentation about The One Minutes, make photos for De Volkskrant and shoot a video in a.o. Brasilia for the new video-installation Oscarland.
    Residency Het Mobiele Atelier in Apeldoorn
    Summer 2006 I join the artist-in-residence program Het Mobiele Atelier at the main taxoffice in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. I will present the outcome, my new video Stroom on September 27th at 3.30 PM in the grand café of the taxoffice.
    Video-installation Godot in Cuba at Lowlands
    The video-installation Godot in Cuba (Cuba, 2005) is projected at eight screens of the Pleinmuseum. Every night at Lowlands festival, August 18 till 20, 2006 9.30 PM till 3 AM.
    Neon Lieve in Brakke Grond Amsterdam
    June 7 till 10, 2006, 12 AM till 11 PM: groupshow in Flemish Culture Centre De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, with Flemish and Dutch artists, curated by Fleurie Kloostra. I have a new piece: the neon sculpture Lieve.
    Performance and installation WAS at De Witte Lijn

    The performance and installation WAS is part of the exhibition De Witte Lijn in De Baarsjes, Amsterdam. The performance, which lasts six hours, takes place in the Marco Polostraat. June 3, 2006, in the afternoon.

    Kunstvlaai 6 in Amsterdam
    Come and eat, but make sure you take off your shoes before stepping on the flag! I'll throw a Picknick at Saturday May 6, 2006, during the opening of the Kunstvlaai in Westerpark, Amsterdam.
    Intervention in Havana, Cuba
    I'm in Cuba from March 21 till 29, 2006. I visit La Bienal de la Habana and will do an intervention there, similar to HUT.