Germaine Kruip

 

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Germaine Kruip

 

Born in 1970 in Castricum, NL
Lives and works between Brussels, BE and Amsterdam, NL

 

Selected solo exhibitions:

2017 Split Second, Gallery Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp, BE
2017 Solo Booth, Independent Brussels, BE
2015 Geometry of the Scattering, curated by Krist Gruijthuijsen, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, NL
2015 Seeing the Unseen, Art Brussels, BE
2015 A Room 4 Minutes, curated by Samuel Saelemakers, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art,

     Rotterdam, NL
2014 To The Magician’s Mind, Gallery Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp, BE
2013 Geometric Exercises, Parra & Romero, Madrid, ES
2012 A Possibility of an Abstraction, The Approach, London, GB
2010 A Room, 24 Hours II, Parra & Romero, Madrid, ES
2010 A Room, 24 Hours, The Approach, London, GB
2009 Germaine Kruip: Only the Title Remains, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, NL
2009 Aesthetics as a Way of Survival, curated by Renske Janssen, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und

     Westfalen, Düsseldorf, DE
2008 Art Statements, curated by Gianni Jetzer, Art Basel, CH
2008 The Illuminated Void, The Approach, London, GB
2007 A Shimmering of Grey, Juliette Jongma Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
2006 Daytime: Counter Composition, The Reliance, London, GB
2006 De Vleeshal: Counter Composition, curated by Rutger Wolfson, De Vleeshal, Middleburg, NL
2005 The Wavering Skies, curated by Polly Staple and Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen, Frieze Projects

     & Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, London, GB
2005 Every building is an estimate, Juliette Jongma Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
2003 Rehearsal, curated by Suzanne van de Ven, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, DE
2002 Rehearsal, curated by Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, NL

 

Selected performances:

 

2018 A Square Without Corners, Marres, Huis voor Hedendaagse Cultuur, Maastricht, NL

2017 A Possibility of an Abstraction: Square Dance, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, PR

2017 Rhombus, in collaboration with Ictus, The Independent Brussels, Brussels, BE
2017 A Possibility of an Abstraction, Rotterdamse Schouwburg, NL
2017 A Square Spoken, Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, DE
2016 A Possibility of an Abstraction, Kaaitheater, Brussels, BE
2016 A Square Spoken, curated by Stephanie Rosenthal, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, AU
2016 A Square Spoken, curated by Krist Gruijthuijsen, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, NL
2015 Geometry of the Scattering: Scene I, curated by Krist Gruijthuijsen, Veem Theater, Amsterdam, NL
2015 A Possibility of an Abstraction: Square Dance, curated by Katleen Van Langendonck, Performatik,
     Bozar, Brussels, BE

2014 A Possibility of an Abstraction: Square Dance, Le Mouvement: Performing in the City, curated by

     Gianni Jetzer and Chris Sharp, 12th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel, CH
2014 A Possibility of an Abstraction, curated by Victoria Brooks, Experimental Media and Performing Arts

     Center, Troy, US
2014 A Possibility of an Abstraction: Square Dance, Holland Festival, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
2013 A Possibility of an Abstraction: Circle Dance, curated by Huib Haye van der Werf, the Foundation for Art

     in the Station Area and the Municipality of Utrecht, Utrecht, NL
2013 A Possibility of an Abstraction: Circle Dance, curated by Krist Gruijthuijsen, The Peacock,

     Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, AT
2012 A Possibility of an Abstraction: Circle Dance, Curated by Gianni Jetzer, Art Unlimited, Basel, CH
2012 Eye Trap, Curated by Rutger Wolfson, Live Cinema Performance, Metropole Orkest / IFFR, Rotterdam, NL
2010 The Moon Is An Arrant Thief, The David Roberts Foundation, London, GB
2003 Point of View, Traum Raum, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, DE
2002 Point of View, Tillvaratagna effekter, Kunsthalle Oslo, NO
2002 Punta De Vista, curated by Claudia Fontes / Trama, Centro Cultural Tucuman, AR
2000 Point of View, Reuten Galerie / Mug met de Gouden Tand, Amsterdam, NL
1999 Point of View, Prix de Rome, Amsterdam, NL

 

Selected group exhibitions:

2018 Light to Dark, Dark to Light, duo exhibition with Stef Driesen, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, BE

2018 SUPERSTITION, curated by Erich Weiss, Marres, Huis voor Hedendaagse Cultuur, Maastricht, NL

2018 Art Brussels with Gallery Baton, Brussels, BE

2017 Art Düsseldorf with Gallery Sofie Van de Velde, Dusseldorf, DE
2017 Art Cologne, with Sofie Van De Velde and COSAR HMT, Cologne, DE

2017 Mementos: Artists’ Souvenirs, Artefacts, and other Curiosities, curated by Jens Hoffmann and

     Piper Marshal, Art Brussels, BE
2017 20 Years Show, The Approach, London, GB
2017 RESONANCE, Gallery Baton, Seoul, KO
2016 Geographies of Dust and Air, Mary Mary Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, GB
2015 The Corner Show, curated by Wouter Davidts, Philip Metten and Mihnea Mircan, Extra City, Antwerp, BE
2014 CLEAR, curated by Aaron Molton, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, US
2013 Things from before beside things from after around things of the moment, Para & Romero, Ibiza, ES

2013 Cimetière d’Ixelles, curated by Lisa Oppenheim & Lisa Tan, New York, US
2013 Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home, curated by Siebe Tettero, Amsterdam, NL
2012 Man in the Holocene, Curated by João Ribas, MIT LIST Visual Center, Massachusetts, US
2012 about:blank, curated by Carla Donauer and Alexandra Landré, Kunsthalle Munster, DE
2012 IN THE BELLY OF THE WHALE (ACT III), curated by Rosie Cooper and Ariella Yedgar, The Centro Cultural

     Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, ES
2011 SPECIFIC COLLISIONS, curated by Melissa Gordon, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, DE
2010 The Temporary Stedelijk, curated by Ann Goldstein, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
2010 Quantos Queres, MARZ Galeria, Lisbon, PR
2009 SILENCE (A composition), curated by Tanja Elstgeest, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, JP
2009 Fax, Curated by João Ribas, The Drawing Centre, New York, USA
2009 SuperStories, Triennial Hasselt, BE
2009 Geoplay (Part I), Parra & Romero, Madrid, ES
2008 Faux Jumeaux, Curated by Michel François, SMAK, Gent, BE
2008 Good news for people who love bad news, Swiss Institute/Contemporary Art, New York, US
2007 Athens Biennial, curated by Tom Morton, Athens, GR
2007 Zes, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA & Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, US
2007 KoelnShow2, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen & Florain Waldvogel, Cologne, DE
2006 Just In Time, curated by Maxine Kopsa, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
2006 Street: Behind the cliché, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL
2005 Respect! Forms of Community, curated by Roel Arkesteijn, Musee Dar Said and The Palais el-Badi,

     Marrakech, MA
2004 Pr 04, curated by Roos Gortzak and Emma Roberston, Puerto Rico Biennial, PR
2004 20/20 Vision, curated by Leontine Coelewij, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL
2004 Portal II, curated by Suzanne van de Ven, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, DE
2001 Cargo II, curated by Suzanne van de Ven, Cargo Series, Kunstwerk Loods 6, Amsterdam, NL
2001 From here too Reality, Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Center, Stockholm, SW
2000 For Real, curated by Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen, Gemeentelijke Kunstaankopen 1999/2000,

     Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NL

Selected commissions:

 

2017 W Hotel lighting conception, Amsterdam, NL
2017 Antwerp City Hall architectural intervention, commissioned by HUB and the city of Antwerp, Antwerp, BE
2017 Rotterdamse Schouwburg Beeldspoor, commissioned by Tanja Elstgeest, Rotterdam, NL
2008 Jil Sander Conceptstore, commissioned by Raf Simons, New York, US
2008 Passing Time, commissioned by the Chief Government Architect of the Netherlands, Ministry in Den Hague, NL
2007 Recording, commissioned by Sculpture International, Former Post Office Headquarters,

     Coolsingel, Rotterdam, NL
2005 Design Jubilee-coin to honor the 25 year reigning jubilee Queen Beatrix, commissioned by the

     Ministry of Finance, NL
2005 Rehearsal, Rijksmuseum, commissioned by the Chief Government Architect of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, NL
2004 Light installation, Theater Huis aan de Werf, Utrecht, NL
2000 Amsterdam 2000, commissioned by AMC collection, Brummelkamp Galerie, Amsterdam, NL

 

Awards / prizes:

 

2015 Best solo booth, Art Brussels, Brussels, BE
2001 Charlotte Köhler Prize
1999 Prix de Rome, second prize, category Theatre/Autonomous Art

 

Education:

 

2000 – 2001 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
1998 – 1999 DasArts, Amsterdam, NL