'Algorithm corrupted (though sheer comedy, of course)', installation view
'Algorithm corrupted (though sheer comedy, of course)', installation view
'Algorithm corrupted (though sheer comedy, of course)', installation view
Da-ta, da-ta
untitled
Cover girl
untitled
Three figures in an artificial surrounding
Three bearded babies
I'm a myth II
untitled
untitled
untitled
I'm a myth III
untitled
untitled
untitled
untitled
untitled
untitled
untitled
Group show Loods 6
untitled (crying ears for tears)
The foundling
Cry baby
I'm a myth I
white sheet
'Gender: a universal language', installation view
Studio installation
Curtains
Scene of murder I (twisted)
Man posing in front of an empty Abri
two figures in an artificial surrounding
Picturing the invisible
Travesty III
Travesty I
untitled
untitled 4 & 5 from the series The lab interns
Dichotomy diptych from the series The lab interns
And the mirror cracked from side to side
Euridice (male version)
f.l.t.r. Weeping Alex Katz dancer; Two sides to every story; untitled (Erik); untitled; Adgredior II
untitled (figure seen from below)
untitled (figure seen from below)
Mirror no. 2
The pose
'Square moon', installation view
'Square moon', installation view
Straight story
You may grow up to be a fish
On liberty
Dark-hearted superhero
Studio installation
Vapour
Installing the show 'The fraud of mister HQ'
Installing the show 'The fraud of mister HQ'
'The fraud of mister HQ', installation view
'Op papier gezet, van Daniels tot Dumas, van Schleiffert tot Schoonhoven', installation view
Split - finger mustache
Split - float
untitled (woman holding hand in front of her face)
'The future is old', installation view
'The future is old', installation view
'The future is old', installation view
Dog
The fraud
Th future is old
'How does your garden grow?', installation view
'How does your garden grow?', installation view
'How does your garden grow?', installation view
Mother and child
Nurse with cup of hot choco
Total recall
The embrace
Mommy
Mrs. Fisher
Woman bending over
Woman with black bow
Doctor putting on glove
Lady wearing earring
Surgeon
Ohhh!!!
Laughter at the vicarage
Echo
'Let's wonder over yonder', installation view
'Let's wonder over yonder', installation view
Nurse at the bed(side)
A company of three
Smiling man with wounded paw and torn-off sleeves
Headfile
Headfile
'Back then, the world was bigger', installation view
untitled (tree)
The tree, the girl and the swing
Let's wonder over yonder
'Face to Face - Kunstlers selbstportraits', installation view
'Dirty denim', installation view
untitled 5, from the series The teddy-bear conventions
untitled 6, from the series The teddy-bear conventions
untitled 10, from the series The teddy-bear conventions
untitled 11, from the series The teddy-bear conventions
'...and amongst other things: the matter of the teddy bear', installation view
'...and amongst other things: the matter of the teddy bear', installation view
Lady and girl (after 'Mme Reiset and her little daughter' by Ingres)
Woman with washing-up brush and boy
Woman on stool
'Weltschmerz', installation view
Man with hat and boy in coat
Man with knife and boy with curls
Man wearing wig, four boys, girl and woman waving ribbon
'Transistor', installation view
'Transistor', installation view
Boy and militaryman
Boy serving eggs, man smoking cigar
Doctor and young man, 2000
Naakte vrouw, afwasborstel en jongen
f.l.t.r.; Un reveil plein d'horreur, untitled and untilted

Marijn Akkermans (1975) lives and works in Haarlem

Education:


1999-2001 Dutch Art Institute (Interdisciplinary Research Visual Arts & Media)/ ArtEZ, Enschede
1998 Elisava, Escola de Dessiny, Barcelona, Spain
1995-1999 Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Arnhem (Autonomous Art)/ ArtEZ, Arnhem

Residencies:

2001 Derik-Baergert-Gesellschaft / Schloss Ringenberg, residency 'Transistor', Hamminkeln, Germany

Grants:

2014 Werkbijdrage Bewezen Talent, Mondrian Fund, Amsterdam
2010 Basisstipendium, Fund Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam
2005 Basisstipendium, Fund Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam
2004 Startstipendium, Fund Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam
2002 Startstipendium, Fund Visual Arts, Design and Architecture, Amsterdam
2001 Transistor Stipendium, Dullertsstichting / Hey-Konijnfonds, Arnhem

Awards:

2017 Shortlist Stadstekenaar van Amsterdam 2017
2010 Van Bommel Van Dam Award 2010, Museum van Bommel van Dam

Solo Exhibitions:

2018 galerie dudokdegroot, Algorithm corrupted (though sheer comedy, of course), Amsterdam

2012 Amsterdam drawing / Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam
2012 Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Square moon, Amsterdam

2010 Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, The fraud of mister HQ, Diepenheim

2009 Galerie Gabriel Rolt, The future is old, Amsterdam

2008 Volta 04, Basel, Switzerland
2008 Galerie Karin Sachs, How does your garden grow?, Munich, Germany 

2007 Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Let's wonder over yonder, Amsterdam 

2006 Galerie Rolf Hengesbach, Back then, the world was bigger, Cologne, Germany

2005 Galerie Karin Sachs, ...and among other things; the matter of the teddybear, Munich, Germany 

2002 Galerie Karin Sachs, There will be love and laughter and peace ever after, Munich, Germany
2002 Derik-Baergert-Gesellschaft / Schloss Ringenberg, Transistor, Hamminkeln, Germany

Group Exhibitions:

2018 Centraal Museum, The line up - the power of drawing, Utrecht
2018 Kunsthal KAdE, Chalk, Amersfoort

2017 The Drawing Hub, Silent fundraiser auction, Berlin, Germany
2017 (duo) Witteveen Visual Art, Marijn Akkermans & Susanna Inglada, Amsterdam
2017 Big Art, Amsterdam 
2017 Loods 6, Witteveen drawing, Amsterdam
2017 Expoplu, Gender: a universal language, Nijmegen

2016 Capital C Amsterdam / Diamantbeurs, Big Art, Amsterdam
2016 Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Kunst4Kids, Rotterdam

2015 Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Veldwerk, Diepenheim
2015 Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Anything but homeless - tekeningen uit de NOG collectie, Schiedam

2014 De Nederlands Bank, I am not doing anything until I feel the need, Amsterdam
2014 Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Theatre de l'absurde, Amsterdam

2013 Nederlands Fotomuseum, Wit, Rotterdam
2013 Garage Rotterdam, Beyond tradition, Rotterdam

2012 Jan van Eyck akademie, Secret postcards, Maastricht
2012 Museum Hilversum, Figuurlijk, Hilversum

2011 Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, All about drawing: 100 Dutch artists, Schiedam
2011 Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Summershow, Amsterdam

2010 GEM museum of contemporary art, On paper - works from the collection, The Hague
2010 Centraal Museum, Op papier gezet: van Daniels tot Dumas, van Schleiffert tot Schoonhoven, Utrecht
2010 Museum van Bommel van Dam, van Bommel van Dam Prijs 2010, Venlo
2010 Forgotten Bar / Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Protection, Berlin, Germany

2009 Kunsthal 52, Conceptual realism: art of the ING art collection, Den Helder
2009 Nest, Notes on narratives, The Hague
2009 Zoya Museum, Open (collection of Micheal Haas), Modra, Slovenia
2009 Landesmuseum Schloss Gottorf, Fixterne - 100 Jahre Kunst auf Papier von Adolph Menzel bis Kiki Smith, Schleswig, Germany
2009 Galerie Lacen, I spy with my little eye (with Awoiska van der Molen and Wafae Ahalouch el Keriasti, Paris, France
2009 Galerie Gabriel Rolt, In praise of shadows, Amsterdam   

2008 Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, XX century, The Hague

2007 Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Summershow, Amsterdam
2007 Resy Muijsers Contemporary Art, Intersection II (with Awoiska van der Molen and Stani Michels), Tilburg

2006 Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Replacing Mashkov: recent acquisitions, The Hague
2006 Resy Muijsers Contemporary Art, Intersection I - young artists crossing Europe O, Tilburg
2006 Galerie Gabriel Rolt, The kids are alright, Amsterdam
2006 Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (initiated by Instituut Collectie Nederland and Fund BKVB), Hoftoren, The Hague
2006 GEM museum of contemporary art, Met stip, The Hague
2006 Kunsthalle Münster, Face to face: Künstlers Selbstportraits, Münster, Germany                             

2005 (duo) Derik-Baegert-Gesellschaft / Schloss Ringenberg, Dirty Denim (with René Zeh), Hamminkeln, Germany
2005 Galerie Rolf Hengesbach, Relations, Cologne, Germany

2004 Arti et Amicitiae, Weltschmerz, Amsterdam

2002 (duo) Archipel, De jongens tegen de meisjes, Apeldoorn
2002 Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Lijn = vorm = inhoud: werk op papier, Heerlen

2001 Euro-Bulgarian Cultural Center, Foreign Affairs, Sofia, Bulgaria
2001 Exposorium Vrije Universiteit, Open Scenario's, Amsterdam

Art Fairs: 

Art Cologne, Volta (Basel), Arco (Madrid), Art Rotterdam, The Armory Show (New York), Art Basel, ViennAfair, Art Moscow, Art Amsterdam, Istanbul Contemporary, Art Brussels, Next Art Fair (Chicago) and Amsterdam Drawing  

Collections:

Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Centraal Museum, Utrecht
Museum More, Gorssel
Museum Van Bommel Van Dam, Venlo                                                              Teylers Museum, Haarlem

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
AkzoNobel Art Foundation
AEGON
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Brown collection, The Hague
Michael Haas, Berlin
De Heus-Zomer collection, Barneveld
Otto L. Schaap, Amsterdam 
And other private collections in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Netherlands and Switzerland

Other:

2017 / 2018 Scenography and led-light animation design for play Romp, Theatre company De Gemeenschap, Amsterdam (More info)

2017 Co-production with We Like Art, two edition prints (piezography) Sales info

2017 Project PLUGIN, Schloss Ringenberg

2017 Scenographic design for play De Shakespeare Club, Theatre company De Gemeenschap, Amsterdam

2015 Scenographic design for play Know Me, Theatre company BonteHond, Almere (More info)

2010 Drawing Centre Diepenheim, public interview by Arno Kramer
2010 Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, lecture for studium generale, The Hague

2009/2010 Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, lecturer and guestteacher

2008 Publishing of mono catalogue 'Back then, the world was bigger' sales info 

2006 't Veem theater, guest in talkshow L'Usine op zondag, Amsterdam

2001 Museum Folkwang, Neue Werkstrategien #1, Essen