Jan Adriaans

                                          Bio / Resume


Email: adriaans.jan@gmail.com







September 2018       Plexus Project Space Brooklyn New York


November 2018        Beautiful Distress art space  Amsterdam,  collaboration with Marianna

                                  Maruyama and Gerwin Luijendijk, curated by Esther Vossen


May 2019                  Extrapool, Nijmegen / performance event with Monique Hendriksen #2




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)

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

          Maruyama and Gerwin Luijendijk

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

          with Monique Hendriksen

2018  Radical Hospitality at Black Box Theatre, Oslo, curated by Hanan Benammar

2017  The Wrong, new digitale art biennale, official pavilion, curated by: Ilavenil Jayapalan

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

2017  Espaciocenter, Canarias / Now and After, ecology without borders, curated by Marina Fomenko

2017  CCI Fabrika, Moskow / Now and After, ecology without borders, curated by Marina Fomenko

2017  Samara in TK Storehouse Moskow / Now and After, ecology without borders, curated by Marina


2017  White Suite / Nijmegen

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

2016  Now and After, ecology without borders / The National Darwin Museum Moskow, curated by Marina


2016  Collectors view / Amsterdam, curated by Fons Welters and Laurie Cluitmans, with Job Koelewijn,

          Gabriel Lester, Alexandra Leykauf, Sarah van Sonsbeeck

2016  Visions Programme 1/ The Nunnery London, with Uriel Orlow, Fiona Walsh, Amy Lunn, Jacek Ludwig

          Scarso, Tanya  Syed, Eeva Siivonen, curated by Cinzia Cremona and Tessa Garland

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

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

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

2015  Shift & Drift / Tent, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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


2013  Upon Return / Greylight Projects, Hoensbroek (solo)

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

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

2009  Paris Photo, Caroussel du Louvre, Paris

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

2009  Videonale 12 / Kunstmuseum, Bonn




Screenings (selection)

2017  Askal Alwan, Beirut / presentation by Aarti Sunder

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

2017  Gaîte Lirique / Rencontres Internationales, Paris

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, Zapp videoprogramm / Cruise Terminal, Rotterdam

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

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




Side activities (selection)

2018  The Other Tongue Summer School, 't Vijfde Seizoen, Den Dolder en Amsterdam (by Dirk van

          Lieshout en Marieke Zwart)

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

          Grossmann, with Milou van Ham, Michiel Huijben, Cora Schmeiser, Kathrin Wolkowicz, and me

2016  Noletloodsen, Ketelfactory, performance in the work of Wineke Gartz 'Dagger Smart Dagger, works

          with thigh', with Julien Grossmann

2009 – 2018  Teaching at HKU, Photography department, Utrecht

2014 – 2017  Het Wilde Weten Rotterdam, residency program



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