Jan Adriaans

                                          Bio / Resume


Email: adriaans.jan@gmail.com






2017 - 2017  Posthumanism, alien bodies, cyborgs and Artificial Inteligence in American Literature / Leiden

                     University, as part of the MA North American Studies and the (Res) MA Literary Studies

2016 - 2017  Didactic certificate, HKU Utrecht

2013 - 2015  MA Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem

1999             MFA Post St. Joost, Breda

1992 - 1998  BFA Academy of fine Arts St. Joost, Breda, Magna Cum Laude



Exhibitions (selection)

2019 Global Frequencies, Lincoln PoPS, U.S., with among others: Surasi Kusolwong, Dan Graham, Michel Snow, Piero Golia, Olaf Breuning, Stelarc, and Erwin Wurm

2019  V2_Lab for the Unstable Media, 3x3, Operatic Chanting act I, II, III

2019  V2_Lab for the Unstable Media in collaboration with TENT, Rotterdam ‘Post Opera’ / curated by Kris

          Dittel and Jelena Novak

2018  A Beautiful Distress, Amsterdam / The Third Potential, curated by Esther Vossen

2018  Plexis gallery, New York / Permeable Bounderies

2018  ‘T Vijfde Seizoen, Den Dolder / presentation

2018  Extrapool Nijmegen / 7 Reasons to Stop Thinking of the Interface

2018  Black Box Theatre, Oslo / Radical Hospitality, curated by Hanan Bennamar

2017  The Wrong, new digital art biennale / The Normal Pavillion, curated by Ilavenil Jayapalan

2017  BB15 space for contemporary art, Linz / Vocabulary of Noise

2017  CCI Fabrika, Moskow /  Ecology without borders, curated by Marina Fomenko

2017  BB15 space for contemporary art, Linz / Synchrony Collapse (solo)

2016  The National Darwin Museum Moskow / Ecology without Borders

2016  Collectors view, Amsterdam, curated by Fons Welters and Laurie Cluitmans

2016  The Nunnery London, Visions Programme 1 / curated by Cinzia Cremona and Tessa Garland

2015  TAAK, Amsterdam / There’s absolutely No cause for alarm, curated by Katia Krupennikova

2015  Showroom, Arnhem / Do The Right Thing / lectures by Dutch Art Institute graduates

2015  Casa do Povo, São Paulo / To Make A Work, curated by Grant Watson (Dutch Art Institute)

2015  TENT, Rotterdam / Shift & Drift, curated by Eelco van der Lingen

2014  SEMA Nanji art space, Seoul / Bridges made out of rocks

2014  Our Monster, Seoul / Invisible City, curated by Hyerim Lee

2014  Museum of Yugoslav History, Belgrade / After Year Zero, curated by Doreen Mende

          (Dutch Art Institute)

2013  Greylight Projects, Hoensbroek / Upon Return (solo)

2012  Gueststudio, Künstlerhaus Bethaniën, Berlin / A Possible Relief (solo)

2010  Dutch Photography Museum, Rotterdam / Quickscan #01 Photography Now

2009  Caroussel du Louvre, Paris / Paris Photo

2009  Festival Urbaines, Gallery 1m3, Lausanne, curated by Federica Martini (solo)

2009  Videonale 12 / Kunstmuseum, Bonn



Screenings (selection)

2018  University of Melbourne / Latin America Film Festival

2018  Symposium attached to the Bangkok Biennale, lecture Aarti Sunder, screening STAY

2017  Askal Alwan, Beirut / lecture by Aarti Sunder, screening STAY

2017  Haus der Kulturen der Welt / Rencontres Internationales – library, Berlin

2017  Gaîte Lirique / Rencontres Internationales, Paris

2017  Espaciocenter, Canarias / Now and After, Ecology without borders

2016  Prometheanism 2.0 / Showroom Arnhem, symposium curated by Bassam El Baroni, collaboration

          with Katia Barrett,  with Mohamed Salemy, Patrica Reed, Yuk Hui, Inigo Wilkins,  Peter Wolfendale,

          and Benjamin Burtenshaw

2011   Art Rotterdam, Cruise Terminal, Rotterdam / Zapp videoprogramm

2010  Film + Design Festival / Dutch Design Week, Plaza Futura, Eindhoven

2010  Medrar Video Festival Cairo / Goethe Institute, Cairo

2004  World Wide Video Festival / Post CS Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam



Artist in Residence (selection)

2018  Het Vijfde Seizoen Den Dolder, Artist in Residence / collaboration with Marianna Maruyama and

          Gerwin Luijendijk, supported by the Mondriaan Fund.

2017  BB15, Nudging Preconditions, Linz

2017  BB15, AiR, Linz

2015  Casa do Povo (DAI), Molecular Revolutions, Sao Paulo

2015  Van Abbemuseum (DAI), The Van Abbemuseum presents: Practicing with Institutions, Eindhoven

2014  SeMA NANJI Residency, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

2014  See You in The Hague, Consequences of Counterterrorism Policies / Stroom, The Hague

2014  If I Can't Dance I Don't Want To Be Part Of your Revolution, Appropriation and Dedication / DAI Coop

          Academy, Arnhem, Amsterdam, Berlin

2013  Archives Works Marathon / Institut fur Raumexperimente, Berlin

2012  Gueststudio, Künstlerhaus Bethaniën Berlin

2011  Projectstudio, Künstlerhaus Bethaniën Berlin (Mondriaan Fund)

2008  Townhouse, Cairo (Mondriaan Fund)


Text/ Publications

2019  In the Best Possible Condition, in collaboration with Ivan Martinez. Contributions from Lynette Smith, Neva Lukič, Michelle Carmody, Aarti Sunder

2019  Performing Security, in collaboration with Marianna Maruyama, Claes Storm, Gerwin Luijendijk

2017  Outline / Why Do we want Animals to like us?

2017  Contribution to Deep Body Massage booklet by Marianna Maruyama

2014  Unfold newspaper, ed. Dutch Art Institute, Netsa Art Village, Ale Art School Addis Ababa, 500 copies,

          published by Dutch Art Institute


Bookmarkets (selection)

2013  Book Gallery, St. Petersburg

2013  A different kind of order / ICP Triennal bookmarket, New York

2011  Anti-Photo (FW: Books) / Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf

2011  Unseen Photobookmarket (Peeping Tom) / de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam

2010  Off-Print (Fw: Books), Paris



2019  MetropolisM, Het Menselijke Media Festival by Lena van Tijen

2019  NRC, Op Impakt kun je luisteren naar het giechelen van een rat, by Sandra Smallenburg, four stars

2017  Rethinking the Assembly by Aarti Sunder

2017  Lucy in de lucht, internet platform / Woorden over taal en psychiatrie by Marjolein Sponselee


Bookmarkets (selection)

2013  Book Gallery, St. Petersburg

2013  A different kind of order / ICP Triennal bookmarket, New York

2011  Anti-Photo (FW: Books) / Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf

2011  Unseen Photobookmarket (Peeping Tom) / de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam

2010  Off-Print (Fw: Books), Paris



2019  IMPAKT festival, Utrecht ‘Speculative interfaces’ with Barbara Peréa and Marloes de Valk

2019  IMPAKT festival contribution at Dutch Design Week Eindhoven

2019  IMPAKT Artist Q&A with Miguel Angel Rego

2019   Academia Gallery ‘In Between us’ with Anika Schwarzlose

2014 – 2019 Het Wilde Weten Rotterdam, residency program



Side activities (selection)

2019 13th of October, VERSO Amsterdam, book lauch 'Performing Security'

2019  Kunsthal Rotterdam / Art & Technology Days, talk

2019  Augment & Disrupt, conference IMPAKT Utrecht / presentation and panel

2018  VCA (Victorian College of the Arts), Melbourne / Artist-talk

2017  Het Wilde Weten, Disclosed / Dusk to Dawn Choruses groupperformance by Song-Ming Ang & Julien


2016  Ketelfactory, Schiedam / performance Wineke Gartz with Julien Grossman

2009 – 2017 Teaching at HKU, Photography department, Utrecht

2014 – 2017 Het Wilde Weten Rotterdam, residency program



2009 – 2019 Tutor at University of the Arts Utrecht, Photography department




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