Education

2004 till 2008 - Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, Degree in Fine Arts

2017 - Masterclass Sandberg Institute 'Radical Imagination'  

 

Internships

2000 - PPGH/JWT

2000 - Studio Danielle Kwaaitaal

 

Exhibitions 

2008 - Graduation Exhibition at Gerrit Rietveld Academie

2008 - 'Best graduates 2008' at Galerie Ronmandos 

2008 - 'H2O' at Kunsthuis Oudewater. Group exhibition  

2009 - Exhibition of video works 2007-2009 at Odeon, Amsterdam for Museumnacht

2015 - 'Before Dawn' installation at Art Deli, Amsterdam as part of group exhibition 'Nacht' curated by Axel Rüger

2016 - 'Ousia' installation at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam for Museumnacht

2016 - 'Terrene' installation at Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam for Amsterdam Dance Event and Museumnacht 

2018 - Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam for Museumnacht

2018 - Scheepvaart Museum, Amsterdam for Museumnacht

2018 - 'Urform' installation at Nieuw Dacota, Amsterdam as part of groupexhibition curated by Mette Samkalden

 

Residencies

2007 and 2008 - 'Absent' Hoorn. 4-month residency at Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn (NL)

2007 - Danielle van Vree, 1-month performance workshop

Projects

2000 - 'Whispering Waters' by Danielle Kwaaitaal. Assistance for Underwater shoot

2007 - Catta Donkersloot fashion show at Melkweg Theater Amsterdam. Light / projection Installation design

2009 - 'Nightwriters' theatre tour. Visual design and artwork design

2009 - Exhibition 'Whispering Waters' by Danielle Kwaaitaal at Groninger Museum. Live visual performance at the opening

2009 -  'NDSA makes a proposal', play by Rory de Groot at NDSM loods, Amsterdam. Visual installation design and live visual performance

2011 till 2012 - 'Till death do us part' theatre-show by Moke. Film project, projection design and live visual performance

2011 till 2015 - Imprint, a residency at club night at Trouw Amsterdam

2012 - Visuals for De Wereld Draait Door (Dutch television)

2012 - Finn Silver, live in Japan. Visual design and live visual performance in Tokyo and Osaka

2013 till 2016 - 'Klockworks' by Ben Klock. Visual brand design, artwork, and live visual performance, 3-year residency

2014 - 'The New Today' by 2562 (A Made up Sound). Visual design and live visual performance
2010 till now - Various visual design and live visual performances at dance festival and club events 

2018 - The Chapel at Draaimolen Festival

           

Music Videos

2012 - 'Mirrors are placed in front of us' for Tone Bardo Therapy

2012 - 'Innervisions' Boiler Room, clip for a secret event during Amsterdam Dance Event, in cooperation with Mirla Klijn

2013 - 'Alpha Centauri', film project in cooperation with Jeff Mills

2014 - 'Anipintiros #8' for Tripeo 

2014 - 'Helldiver' for Rødhåd 

2014 - 'Whimsical' for Fridolijn

2015 - 'C.e.g.e.c.' for Sofie Winterson 

2015 - 'Hello Love' for Celine Cairo 

Publications

2007 - HMK Hotel Maria Kapel 10 years. Published in NRC Handelsblad 

2008 - 'De zoektocht naar het onveranderlijke' ('The search for the unchangeable')  Jan Retel, essay

2015 - 'Dat wat na de natuur komt' ('What comes after nature') essay for the book 'Dit is het Mooist ooit', Maven Publishing

2017 - 'De ontkenning van de aarde' ('In denial of the earth') essay for the book "Waar verzet jij je tegen", Maven Publishing

 

 

© 2017 Heleen Blanken