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Berndnaut Smilde
Groningen, 1978
lives and works in Amsterdam

Education
2003-2005 MA Fine Art, Frank Mohr Institute, Hanzehogeschool, Groningen
1997-2001 BA Fine Art, Minerva Academy, Hanzehogeschool, Groningen

Solo Exhibitions
2014 Antipode, Ronchini Gallery, London, UK
2013 Kammerspiele, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
2013 Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, US
2012 Platform 57, The Haque
2010 Bunker project, Galerie West, The Hague
------- Nimbus, Probe, Arnhem
2009 Carcass Divided, De Kijkkasten, Amsterdam
2008 Process Room, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, IE
2007 MOOT Gallery, Nottingham, UK
------- Collectie Marcel, DISplay, NP3, Groningen

Group Exhibitions
2014
Lucht! - in de Nederlandse kunst sinds 1850, De Hallen, Haarlem
------- Reflexionen - Ästhetische Referenzen, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie
, DE
------- La tete dans les nuages, l'Adresse Musée de la Poste, Paris, FR
------- In de wolken, CBK, Emmen
------- Wunderkammer, Tetem Kunstruimte, Enschede
------- Nieuw, nieuwer, nieuwst [2], Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo
2013 WIT, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
------- Undercover: A dialect, VISUAL centre for contemporary art, Carlow, IE
------- All Good Things..., Somarts, San Francisco, US
------- In de wolken, Museum IJsselstein, IJsselstein
------- Nimbus, DSM Collection, Heerlen
------- High Art: A Decade of Collecting, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, US
------- The Uncanny, Ronchini Gallery, London, UK
------- Conversation 6, SFAC Galleries, San Francisco, US
------- Collectie Manders - Naar eenvoud en verstilling, Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo
------- Summer Group Show, Ronchini Gallery, London, UK
------- Solid Enough To Be Inhabited, Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln, DE
------- Art 13, London, UK
------- Re:Rotterdam, Platform 57, Rotterdam
------- The Cloud, De Meerse, Hoofddorp
------- Bologna Art Fair, Bologna, IT
2012 Out of focus: Photography, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
------- Keywords 2012: Asynchronous Lifeworld, Juming Museum, Taipai, TW
------- ManifestAanwezig, Kasteel D' Aspremont-Lynden, Rekem, BE
------- Red Sky at Night, Mercer Union, Toronto, CA
------- Chaos Theory, Sala, Murat, Bari, IT
------- Nofound Photo Fair, Paris, FR
------- Contemporary Istanbul, Istanbul, TR
------- Viaggio al centro della Terra, Palazzo della Frumentaria, Sassari, IT
------- Secret Postcards, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
------- Fragile, Atelier Tarwewijk, Rotterdam
------- Utrecht Manifest No.4, Rotsoord, Utrecht
------- Supermarket 2012, with Tupajumi, kulturhuset, Stockholm, SE
------- Unflattened, Tape, Arnhem
------- Re:Rotterdam, Rotterdam
2011 Multi Solo, Tetem, Enschede
------- OSTRALE'011, Dresden, DE
------- Kammerspiele, Mischpoke, Mönchengladbach, DE
------- Zomerexpo 2011
, Gemeentemuseum, The Haque
------- Partial Illusion-Defiliecour Ekstra, Runde Ecke, Dresden, DE
2010 O Fortuna, Biënnale Gelderland, with Suze May Sho, Museum het Valkhof, Nijmegen
------- I Am Solitary I Am An Army, curated by Beers.Lambert, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK
------- Cantavida, with Butje (Vincent Bruijn/Jeroen Brouwer/Berndnaut Smilde), Secondroom, Brussels, BE
2009 TULCA Festival of Visual Arts, Live at No. 8, Galway, IE
------- Automatic, curated by Chris Fite-Wassilak & Gavin Murphy, Auto Italia South East, London, UK
------- Automatic, Pallas Contemporary projects, Dublin, IE
------- Welcome to the Neighbourhood, curated by Michele Horrigan, Askeaton Contemporary Arts, IE
------- The Art and Collections III, DISplay, NP3, Groningen
------- Top 40, L.A. Centre of Digital Art, Los Angeles, and UCR California Museum of Photography, US
2008
Ut-Opia / Super City, Expodium, Utrecht
------- Visit.2008, Open studios Dublin, IMMA-ARP studios, Dublin, IE
------- NP3's Grande Biennale: Concours Néerlandais, Kunsteyssen, Alkmaar
------- Piece of the pie, Minerva Academy, Groningen
2007 Your Live Is Now A Little Shorter, My House Projects, Derby, UK
------- One; & the other painting, curated by Tim Chen Chuanxi, W139/basement, Amsterdam
------- Npeg, videobusstop, NP3, Groningen
------- Focus & diversity, alumnishow, Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen
------- She gave her hands to callosity, with Jeroen Brouwer, Medium Gallery, Groningen
2006 Intercity, De Fabriek, Eindhoven
------- = More, Kunstvlaai 6, Amsterdam
2005 Frank Mohr at OC&W, Department of Education, Science and Culture, The Hague
------- Trailer, Final Presentation MFA Painting, Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen
------- Things Apart, with Jeroen Brouwer, Expodium, Utrecht
------- De Brink, with Jeroen Brouwer, Hunze & Aa’s Waterschap, Veendam
------- FMI in Minerva Academy, Groningen
------- MFA DEFKA, DEFKA, Assen
------- PPF, curated by Roos Gortzak, Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen
2004 WHITE, with Jeroen Brouwer, Galerie Sign, Groningen
------- Sporen van het spullenbeest, curated by Wim T. Schippers, University Museum, Groningen
------- Qlub ID, with Jeroen Brouwer and Vincent Bruijn, NP3, Groningen
2003 Photophuck, NP3, Groningen
2002 Art Primeur 2002, CBK, Dordrecht
------- Lentesalon, with Jeroen Brouwer, Pictura, Groningen
------- DeFKa, Assen
2001 Galerie Boven De Bank, Groningen
------- Galerij de Lawei, Drachten
------- Final Presentation Minerva Academy, Groningen

Grants/Awards
2013 YGA II, NP3 and Groninger Museum
2012 Winner Ranking the arts, NP3
------- Nomination The Silver Re:ward during Re: Rotterdam
2010 Shortlist nomination Szpilman Award
2008 Irish Museum of Modern Art, Artists' Residency Programme, Dublin, IE
------- Dutch Embassy, projectgrant
2006 Fonds BKVB, Startstipendium

Commissions
2013 The In-Cloud, Harpers Bazaar, US
2009 GVB public transport, Amsterdam
2005 Hunze & Aa’s Waterschap, Assen

Collections
------- Smithsonian
------- Saatchi
------- DSM
------- Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem
------- Bonnefantenmuseum
------- Museum van Bommel van Dam
------- McCarthy Tetrault LLP
------- Privat collections

Events
2014 Lecture, AAP, Cornell University, Ithaca, US
------- Lecture, NP3, Groningen
2013 Lecture, Koret Auditorium, Main Library, San Francisco, US
2012 What's up #49, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam
------- Ignite 19, Mediamatic, Amsterdam
------- Patchbox, Elsewhere Factory, Cargo, Rome, IT
------- Cumulus, Hotel MariaKapel, Hoorn
------- ButjePoster, with Butje, Re:Rotterdam
------- Fitax 500, Tupajumi, Nest, The Hague
2011 Fitax 750, Tupajumi, Tent, Rotterdam

Media
2014 'Uncharted' ,The Forum, BBC worldservice
------- Euromaxx, Deutsche Welle
------- Kunstuur, AVRO
2013 Open Gallery promotion video, Google
------- Kunstof TV, NTR
------- Kunstuur, AVRO
------- Muse Moments, KET
------- The One Show, BBC 1
------- The Avant/Garde Diaries
------- Radio interview, De Gids.fm, Vara, Radio 1
------- Kobra om Regn, Kulturmagasinet, SVT.se
------- Interview, Discovery Channel TV
------- Bullit -The Magazine, Red Bull, Servus TV
------- Interview Reuters, London
2012 Interview BBC, The Hague
------- Radio interview, labyrint, Radio 1
------- Galileo, Tango film, ProSieben
------- Radio interview, De heer ontwaakt, Radio 2
------- Radio interview, Creative Mojo, Mark Lipinski
------- Radio interview, Dit is de dag, Radio 1
------- RTV Noordholland, Noord-Hollands Diep
------- TV interview, Noordhollands Dagblad
2011 TV interview, City Vision, Mönchengladbach
2010 Radio interview, Radio Discus, The Haque

Publications/Articles
2014 Nimbus Portland Place, Peter Yeung, Financial Times
------- Not a cloud in the sky, Florence Waters, The Daily Telegraph
------- Met je hoofd in de wolken, Metro (Netherlands, Moscow, Canada, Sweden)
------- The Art Newspaper, Art Basel Weekend Edition, 20-22 June
------- Wolken Temmer, Richtje Reinsma, Kunstbeeld. nr.7/8

------- The sky is the limit, Ruud van der Neut, Tableau. nr.3
------- Phénoménologie de l'Entre-Deux, Audrey Gleizes, The Modern Directory. Issue 1
------- Wat ons bove het hoofd hangt, Joep van Ruiten, Dagblad v/h Noorden

------- Berndnaut Smilde, Élémentaire zine. Issue 4
------- Nimbus Portfolio, Christie's, June
------- Elle Décor USA, June

------- Silver Lining, Harper's Bazaar Malaysia, June
------- Antipode, Carol Cordrey, The Mayfair Magazine
------- Lucht! In de Nederlandse kunst sinds 1850, Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem (Catalogue)
------- Reflexionen - Ästhetische Referenzen, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie
(Catalogue)
------- La tete dans la nuages, Celine Neveux, L'Adresse Musee de la Poste (Catalogue)
------- Elle Docoration, France
2013 Land Art, Metropolis M, nummer 6
------- Fascinatie voor wolken, Wim van der Beek, Kunstkrant, nummer 6
-------
Museum bezoekers raken 'in de wolken', Peter Bekkering, Algemeen Dagblad
------- WIT Magazine, Elle Decoration, Nummer 5, 2013
------- Undercover: A Dialect, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art (Catalogue)
------- Nerdkunst, PhilipBrink, Hugo van Woerden, Creatie, Nummer3, October 2013
------- Kammerspiele, Bonnefantenmuseum (catalogue)
------- Cloud Cover, Rachel Collins, The Irish Times Magazine
------- The In-Cloud, Laura Brown, Harpers Bazaar, September Issue
------- Cover Non Issue, Maurice Bogaert, Bram Nijssen, Non Issue #12
------- Showcase, Amandas Ong, Elephant Magazine, Issue 14
------- Advies nummer 1..., Joep van Ruiten, Dagblad v/h Noorden
------- Ooggetuige, De Standaard
------- Inspiratie uit wolken, Annelies Verbeke, NRC
------- Uitgelicht:Het wezen van de wolk, Tonie Mudde, de Volkskrant
------- Dubbelzinnige Namaakwolken, Margriet van der heijden, NRC
------- Ein Hauch von Himmel, Barbara Hein, art - Das Kunstmagazin No 3
------- Reviews: Berndnaut Smilde, Alexander Mayhew, Metropolis M, No 1
------- Natuurlijke Maakbaarheid, Martin Hoorweg, What's UP nr.14
------- Head in the Clouds, Elizabeth Kramer, The Courier-Journal
------- Solid enough to be inhabited, Kris Dittel & Stephanie Seidel
------- Naar eenvoud en verstilling, Collectie Manders, Museum Bommel van Dam (Catalogue)

------- The Uncanny, Ronchini Gallery (Catalogue)
------- De Wolken van Groninger Berndnaut Smilde, Sabeth Snijders, NRC
2012 ICE Magazie 9, Istanbul Contemporary
------- It's Nice That Annual 2012
------- Best inventions of the year 2012, TIME Magazine
------- Blue sky thinking, Suellen Grealy, Luxure, Fairless issue 11
------- Clouded, Jonathan Levitt, Vantage Shanghai
------- Creative Quarterly No 27
------- Make 8elief, issue 2
------- Artistas en las Nubes, Roberto Bosco and Stefano Caldana, El Pais.com
------- A Chaos Theory, (catalogue)
------- This could be Rotterdam or anywhere, Kunstweekend Charlois 2012 (Catalogue)
------- Deck the halls wit clouds, Christine Ottery, NewScientist
------- Berndnaut Smilde@ Saatchi, Niels Post, Trendbeheer
------- Met Berndnaut in de wolken, Vibeke Mascinii, MisterMotley.nl

------- Nederlandse stapelwolk vindt onderdak in Londen, Henny de Lange, Trouw
------- Teodora Mousseva, Capital Light, No15
------- Saatchi Gallery in Londen koopt Hoorse wolk 'Cumulus', Noordhollands Dagblad
------- Berndnaut Smilde, Vibeke Mascinii, MisterMotley.nl
------- In de cloud, Corrie Gerritsma, Bright, vol 8, nr 45
------- Memo - Grandi Magazzini Culturali, No 6
------- Artist Berndnaut Smilde creates indoor clouds, Maura Judkis, The Washington Post
------- Meet de man who can control The weather:.., Laura Cox, Mail Online
------- Floating cloud installation by Berndnaut Smilde, Leigda db, Design Boom
------- Artist creates clouds for fleeting installation, ABCnews.com
------- Kunstenaar maakt wolkje in wittte kapel, Connie Vertegaal, Noordhollands Dagblad
2011 O.K. Periodicals #6, Boring Issue
------- Ostrale'011, Slaughterhouse Five, catalogue
------- Slachthof, die Fünfte, Birgit Grimm und Christian Dittmar, Sächsische Zeitung
------- Zomerexpo 2011, Nieuwe meesters van de lage landen (catalogue)
------- Paradiesische Kammerspiele, Armin Kaumanns, Rheinische Post
2010 O Fortuna, Biënnale Gelderland (catalogue)
------- I am solitary I am an army, Beers.Lambert, catalogue
------- Kubistische bouwsels ontberen uitleg, Lennard Dost, Volkskrant
------- Met stip 2010, Fonds BKVB (catalogue)
------- Een boek om mee te slaan, De Fabriek (catalogue)
------- An Endless Supply #10, Curated by Trade
2009 Automatic, Chris Fite-Wassilak & Gavin Murphy, publcation groupshow
------- work published, A-N magazine
------- Neighbourhood watch this, Kevin Corbett, Limerick Leader
------- Practicing a System of Values, Maeve Mulrennan, Publicart.ie
------- Ut-Opia / Super City, Expodium (catalogue)
2008 Re-iconografie, Erik van Tuijn, NP3 (catalogue)
2007 Focus & diversity, Frank Mohr Institute (catalogue)
2006 =More, Frank Mohr Instituut (catalogue)
2005 Gespot, Wim van der Beek, Kunstbeeld no. 9
------- *PPF, Publication groupshow PPF
------- Utrechts Nieuwsblad, Article about Things Apart
2004 NRC, Article about White
------- Dagblad v/h Noorden, article about Club ID
2002 Professionele Kunstenaars, Lotte Haagsma, Tubelight#21
------- Dordtenaar, article about Art Primeur
------- Art Primeur 2002 (catalogue)