about

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 Photography by Mladen Suknovic

 

Born 1980, The Netherlands. Studied at the Design Academy in Eindhoven and AKI Academy of Fine Arts in Enschede. Graduated in Site-Specific art in 2001. Works as a visual artist on various projects. The works are often made on a big scale as proposals or three-dimensional sketches for a place.

Jasper Niens works and lives in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Manila, the Philippines.

Represented by himself and West, The Hague.

contact: info@jasperniens.com

 

Education
1998
Design Academy, Eindhoven
1999 – 2003
AKI Academy for Fine Arts, Enschede
2008
BKVB Residence at The Banff Centre Banff, Canada

Stipends
Start Stipend Fonds BKVB 2006
Basic Stipend Fonds BKVB 2011

Nominations
Dolf Henkes Price 2010

Art fairs

Arco Madrid                       2013         Spain             Revolver
Art Basel Miami Beach     2010         USA                35 II
Art Forum Berlin               2009         Germany       Handicap Principle II
Nada Miami Beach           2009         USA                5 rooms
Preview Berlin                   2008         Germany       6 doors

Exhibitions

2014
Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem
Solo exhibition

Recaptured Surroundings, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn
International group exhibition

2013
Moscow Biennale, Russia
International group exhibition

2012
Connect-It, Galerie Hommes, Rotterdam
Group exhibition

Topophilia, Finale Art File, Manila, Philippines
International group exhibition

Dutch Assembly, ARCO Madrid, Spain
International group exhibition

2011
Too late, Too little, KunstfortAsperen, Asperen
International group exhibition

2010
Immersion in the notion of mobility, Seven Atlantic, Rotterdam
Duo exhibition with Graig Cooper

Dolf Henkes Price, Tent., Rotterdam
Group exhibition with Lara Almarcegui, Otto Egberts, AJ Vn

Crowd Control, Festival De Wereld Van Witte De With, Rotterdam
Outdoors: International group exhibition and cultural events

2009
35, Galerie West, The Hague
Duo exhibition with Constant Dullaart

Untitled, ArtZuid, Amsterdam
Outdoors: International group exhibition

Con Fusion, De Unie, Rotterdam
Duo exhibition with Daan Samson

2008
La Condition Humaine, Hommes, Rotterdam
Solo exhibition

Op Zuid, CBK Rotterdam
Group exhibition

El hombre que subió una montaña con una escalera, Galerie West, The Hague
Group exhibition with Tom de Groot, Mark Vincent Houston

2007
Installation with 10 doors, Conclub, Hilton Hotel Rotterdam
Artfestival

Handicap Principle I, Galerie West, Den Haag
Solo exhibition

Positive Volume, with Thijs Ewalts, Schouwburg, Rotterdam
Installation at Poetry International Festival

196 walls, Gogbot, Enschede
International group exhibition

2006
48 Doors, Met Stip, GEM museum, Den Haag
Group exhibition

2005
Sense in Place, Zaragoza, Spain
International group exhibition

Untitled, Installation for Oude Kerk with B. Orlic and A. ten Broeke
Group exhibition

200 walls Sunsation, Flevopolder
Outdoor solo exhibition

Onderkomen, P///AKT, Amsterdam
Group exhibition

2004
Tiktak Bow&Wow, with Andre ten Broeke, Hengelo
Group exhibition

Grashouder, Kunstvlaai 5 with Andre ten Broeke, Amsterdam
Group exhibition

2003
Walking through yourself, with Andre ten Broeke, Safe the flat, Zwolle
Duo exhibition

QI-kunsteiland, with Kamiel Verschuren, Rotterdam

Automat Zechs, (1646), Den Haag

2002
The Inflateble Disco Trophy, Multi-functional car with Thijs Ewalts , Bentlage Germany
Group exhibition

Minkmaatstraat Opening Public Tunnel, Enschede
Graduation show

 

Scenographies

2014
Closer, Likeminds, Amsterdam

2012
Troost van Vreemden, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam
Crime and Punishment, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam

2011
Ziek van Liefde, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam
Stage design, Poetry International , Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam

2010
Onder Melkwoud, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam
De Meid, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam
Spelen of Sterven, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam
Stage design, Poetry International , Rotterdam

2009
Kleine Eva, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam
Stage design, Poetry International, Rotterdam

2008
Alleen op de wereld, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam
Karakter, Theater Bonheur, Rotterdam

 

Assignments

2010
Project proposal for an outdoor sculpture
City of Amersfoort

2007
Highway for Charlois (with Thijs Ewalts )
City of Rotterdam

2006-2008

Permanent work for Blixembosch
In commission of SKOR
City of Eindhoven

2006
Permanent soundpiece for Schouwburgplein (with Kamiel Verschuren and Thijs Ewalts)
In commission of Poetry& Art and Poetry International
City of Rotterdam

Project proposal for NHTV
In commission of Lokaal01
City of Breda

2004
Outdoor sculpture
City of Apeldoorn

 

Initiatives / Conversions

2007
Projectspace W-Lf_rt, Rotterdam
With the Charlois Crew & stichting NAC

2004
Studio NL, Opening Studio Pompstraat, Rotterdam
In collaboration with Kamiel Verschuren and Andre ten Broeke

2003
Projectspace Wohlfahrt, Rotterdam
With the Charlois Crew

 

Miscellaneous

2008

Installation for Tent Academy Awards, Rotterdam
2006
New Canvas 2006 Poetry & Art, Poetry International, Rotterdam
In collaboration with Kamiel Verschuren and Thijs Ewalts
2005
New Canvas 2005 Poetry & Art, Poetry International, Rotterdam
In collaboration with with Kamiel Verschuren and Andre ten Broeke

DeurenKleuren, Rotterdam
In collaboration with Jaap Verheul