BIOGRAPHY

BORN 1971, RAVENSTEIN. THE NETHERLANDS
LIVES AND WORKS IN AMSTERDAM

2014

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO PATRICIA ESQUIVIAS Y GERT JAN KOCKEN, LECTURE PERFORMANCE, LA CENTRAL DEL MUSEO REINA SOFíA MADRID

MEER MACHT, CURATED BY HANS DEN HARTOG JAGER, FUNDATIE

2013

DREAD, FEAR IN THE AGE OF TECHNOLOGICAL ACCELERATION, CURATED BY JUHA VAN 'T ZELFDE, DE HALLEN HAARLEM

SPACE OF EXCEPTION, CURATED BY ELENA SOROKINA EN JELLE BOUWHUIS, DURING THE FIFTH MOSCOW BIENNALE, ARTPLAY, MOSKOU

SHADOWS OF A DOUBT, CURATED BY NIEKOLAAS JOHANNES LEKKERKERK, KUNSTHALLE TALLINN

DUTCH ART AFTER 1945, STEDELIJK MUSEUM SCHIEDAM

THE TOLERANT HOME, CURATED BY SIEBE TETTERO, SEVERAL LOCATIONS IN AMSTERDAM

THE GLORIUS RISE AND FALL... KW 14 DEN BOSCH

BUT WE CANNOT SPEAK ABOUT THE ATOMS IN ORDINARY LANGUAGE, MOTIVE, BRUSSEL

THE MOON HAS A COMPLICATED GEOGRAPHY, VLEESHAL MIDDELBURG

MAAR ZOALS ZO VAAK WIST DE GEIDEALISEERDE HERINNERING DE NEDERLANDERS MEER TE IMPONEREN DAN DE FEITELIJKE SITUATIE, KASTEEL NIJENHUIS, HEINO

'HOW MUCH FASCISM' CURATED BY WHW, GALLERY NOVA ZAGREB

2012

KOCHI-MUZIRIS BIENNALE 2012, INDIA

RIJKSAKADEMIE OPEN STUDIOS

'HOW MUCH FASCISM' AT EXTRA CITY, ANTWERP

IDENTITY, SAMMLUNG HOFFMANN, BERLIN

RE-SEARCH, ALUMNI RIJKSAKADEMIE, FOAM AMSTERDAM

TO THE SEA. THE SEA IN DUTCH ART SINCE 1850, DE HALLEN, HAARLEM

'WHAT IS THE USE OF BEING A BOY IF YOU ARE GOING TO GROW UP TO BE A MAN', CURATED BY ALEXANDER MAYHEW, ANNIE GENTILS GALLERY ANTWERPEN

THE MECHANICAL COCOON,
CURATED BY SANGHEE SONG AND GAL KINAN, ARTI AMSTERDAM

2011

RIJKSAKADEMIE OPEN STUDIOS

MEER LICHT (MORE LIGHT), CURATED BY HANS DEN HARTOG JAGER, FUNDATIE, ZWOLLE.

THE DUTCH IDENTITY?
DE PAVILJOENS ALMERE

WHEN FLANDERS FAILED, CURATED BY STEPHEN BRANDES & THE INSTITUTE OF SPECIAL AFFLICTIONS, ROYAL HIBERNIAN ACADEMY, DUBLIN

RIJKSAKADEMIE RESIDENCY

2010

TO THE ARTS, CITIZENS!, CURATED BY OSCAR DE FARIA & JOãO FERNANDES, SERRALVES MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, PORTO

MONUMENTALISM, MUNICIPAL ART ACQUISITIONS, 2010, STEDELIJK MUSEUM AMSTERDAM

SNEEUW IS WIT, CURATED BY JORIS JANSEN, FOTODOK, UTRECHT

LOUVRE IN HEINO, PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE COLLECTION OF REYN VAN DER LUGT. MUSEUM DE FUNDATIE, HEINO, KASTEEL HET NIJENHUIS

YOUNG COLLECTORS # 3, COLLECTION ALEXANDER MAYHEW & JARING DURST BRITT, SIGN, GRONINGEN

TOUCH OF DUTCH, CURATED BY ELS BARENTS & ALEXANDER STRENGERS, ART FOYER DER DZ BANK, FRANKFURT AM MAIN

POSITIONS, STEDELIJK MUSEUM SCHIEDAM, SOLO

APETITE FOR DESTRUCTION, NEST, DEN HAAG

TURBO PROPS, CURATED BY OLIVER LARIC, INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL HYPOCRISY, PARIS

TRACES (RASTROS), CURATED BY XAVIER RIBAS
EXHIBITION HALL OF CAJA SOL, SEVILLA.

2009

ONE'S HISTORY IS ANOTHER'S MISERY, CURATED BY JELLE BOUWHUIS
STEDELIJK MUSEUM BUREAU AMSTERDAM
& AUTOCENTER, BERLIN

NATURE AS ARTIFICE, CURATED BY MAARTJE VAN DEN HEUVEL, GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE, ROCHESTER &
APERTURE GALLERY, NEW YORK

LAST SESSION, DE BRAKKE GROND, AMSTERDAM

QUANTUMVIS V, DE SERVICE GARAGE & RC DE RUIMTE

DEFACING, STUK, LEUVEN, BELGIUM (SOLO)
STUK.BE

TRACES (RASTROS), CURATED BY XAVIER RIBAS, FUNDACIó FOTO COLECTANIA, BARCELONA & THE PHOTOGRAPHY CENTRE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SALAMANCA

2008

QUESTIONING HISTORY, CURATED BY FRANK VAN DER STOK, DUTCH PHOTOGRAPHY MUSEUM, ROTTERDAM

THE RETURN OF RELIGION AND OTHER MYTHS, (ART OF ICONOCLASM), CURATED BY SVEN LUTTICKEN, BAK, UTRECHT

ENSCHEDE #1 – #7 (2001 – 2008), 21ROZENDAAL, ENSCHEDE (SOLO)

DUTCH DARE, STUDIO MARANGONI, FLORENCE, ITALY

NATURE AS ARTIFICE, CURATED BY MAARTJE VAN DEN HEUVEL, KROLLER MULLER(NL) & ALTE PINAKOTHEK, MUNCHEN(DE)

ESSENTIALLY ABSENT, NEST/DCR, DEN HAAG

THE UNWANTED SELF: CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE LOW COUNTRIES, UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON GALLERY, BRIGHTON (UK)

2007

DEFACING, STEDELIJK MUSEUM BUREAU AMSTERDAM, AMSTERDAM (SOLO)
SMBA.NL

CORRECTIONS, PUBLIC SPACE, ZWOLLE.

DUTCH DARE, CURATED BY FRITS GIERSTBERG, DJAKARTA, INDONESIA

2006

DUTCH DARE, CURATED BY FRITS GIERSTBERG, ACP, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

CAPRI- INSTALLATION TOGETHER WITH KRIJN DE KONING, CAPRI, BERLIN

GOD AMONG THE DUTCH, MUSEUM CATHARIJNECONVENT, UTRECHT

BUILDING 01, INSTALLATION WITH KRIJN DE KONING, PAKT, AMSTERDAM

2005

ACCESSIONS 2004, DE NEDERLANDSCHE BANK, AMSTERDAM

2004

PINGYAO PHOTOFESTIVAL, CURATED BY FRITS GIERSTBERG, PINGYAO, CHINA

MAKING PUBLIC, CURATOR TOGETHER WITH ARMAND MEVIS, CBK DORDRECHT

PAKTTOTAAL, PAKT, AMSTERDAM

CONTACT PHOTOFESTIVAL, CURATED BY WALTER WILLEMS,
TORONTO, CANADA

PAREL AT THE KUNSTVLAAI, TOGETHER WITH KRIJN DE KONING

UITGELICHT, FONDS BKVB, WESTERGASFABRIEK, A'DAM

SOMETHING HAPPENED, STEDELIJK MUSEUM BUREAU AMSTERDAM AT ART AMSTERDAM

DISASTER AREAS, SOLOEXHIBITION AT DE NEDERLANDSCHE BANK, AMSTERDAM

PAREL AT ARTWALK, AMSTERDAM

NO VIEW SO DISTANT, STADSGALERIJ, HEERLEN

2003

DE PAREL, AMSTERDAM

THE FIRST ROUND, HUIS MARSEILLE, AMSTERDAM

KAAP HELDER, DEN HELDER

LINES OF CONDUCTION, RAID PROJECTS, LOS ANGELES

SCOPOFILIA, CURATOR DOMINIC VAN DEN BOOGAARD,
CBK, DORDRECHT

2002

CURATOR PHOTOGRAPHY ‘DE BALIE, A’DAM, JANUARY 2002 UNTILL MARCH 2004

2001

'13 PHOTO’S', ‘DE BALIE’, AMSTERDAM (SOLO)

AWARD

2002 ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD AMSTERDAM FUND FOR THE ARTS
GERT JAN KOCKEN
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