Curriculum Vitae Eva Olthof (NL, 1983)

Education
2009-2011 MFA Dutch Art Institute/ArtEZ Arnhem (DAI)
2004-2008 BFA ArtEZ Academy of Art and Design Arnhem

Art Residencies
2018 Research trip USA public and self-organised libraries - NYC, Washington D.C., Chicago
2017 KUNCI cultural studies center Yogyakarta, Indonesia (four months)
2015 Cemeti Art House Yogyakarta, Indonesia (three months)
2015 Research trip USA Public libraries - Boston, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Detroit
2014 Opekta Studios, Cologne (one month)
2013/14 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (four months)
2013 CRAC Valparaíso, Chile. (three months)
2012 Schloss Ringenberg Germany SMAX programm (six months)

Solo exhibitions

2017 SULFUR. Disclosed #4 a collaboration of Eva Olthof & Rachel Carey. Het Wilde Weten Rotterdam
2016 Return to Rightful Owner. Van Abbemuseum library, Eindhoven i.c.w Onomatopee / curated by Kris Dittel
2015 In der Freihand. TENT. Rotterdam / curated by Mariette Dölle
2013 El Deformes. Sala Puntángeles, Valparaíso CL / curated by CRAC Valparaíso
2012 I Write You from a Faraway Country. Schloss Ringenberg DE i.c.w Stefano Faoro
2011 At the End of the World I Exist. Etalage Derde Wal Nijmegen i.c.w with Stefano Faoro
2010 Repeating the Archive. Schloss Ringenberg on location Wesel DE curated by Lieke Wouters
2009 Terreinoverzicht. CBK Apeldoorn curated by Marije Vermeulen & Anke Land

Group exhibitions/performances (selection)
2019 How to make an art? artist Dakota Harvard with guests at SEA Foundation Tilburg
2018 Babel Bookspace. PrintRoom at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen. Book exhibition
2017 900 mdpl. Kaliurang, Indonesia. Curated by Mira Asriningtyas
2017 Show Me Your Archive and I Will Tell You Who is in Power. Kiosk, Ghent Belgium. Curated by Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez and Wim Waelput.
2016 From Bandung to Berlin: If all of the moons aligned. SAVVY Contemporary Berlin curated by Brigitta Isabella and Renan Laru-an
2016 Wandeling, Wandering. Festival de Oversteek Nijmegen, performative walk curated by Lieke Wouters
2015 Pasang Air #1. Cemeti Art House Yogyakarta
2015 Out Of The Bieb. bibliotheek Midden Brabant, Den Bosch, Cubiss & BBKC
2014 Social Image. Showroom MAMA Rotterdam curated by Gerben Willers
2014 Tijd. Paraplufabrieken Nijmegen curated by Stijn van Dorpe
2014 Nachtfoyer. Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, with Christian Odzuck
2014 Prospects & Concepts. Mondriaan Fonds toont talent tijdens Art Rotterdam curated by Mirjam Westen
2013 Dubbelganger. Opekta Cologne DE
2013 Do We Ever Know Where History Is Really Made? Extrapool Nijmegen curated by Eva Olthof
2013 Stratos - Mad Gamble For Domination – Ruine Blanche. Maschinenhaus Essen DE curated by Christian Odzuck
2013 Don’t Be Evil. Electron Breda curated by Stichting Rosa
2013 Prospects & Concepts. Mondriaan Fonds toont talent tijdens Art Rotterdam curated by Wim Waelput
2013 Cancelled Out by Noises and Whispers. Het Wilde Weten Rotterdam
2012 Stipendiaten 2012. Schloss Ringenberg curated by Marcus Lütkemeyer & Gudrun Bott
2012 Café des Espérances Fort Vijfhuizen curated by Saskia Monshouwer
2012 When the Night Falls... Kik Kolderveen curated by Pim Trooster
2011 It Takes More To Stop Us. Dutch Art Institute Arnhem
2011 Re-Reading Public Images. Zico’s House Beirut LB
2010 Temporary Art Souvenirs. Parallel project Manifesta 8 Murcia en Cartagena SP
2010 Brachen Siedlung Art Festival. Nijmegen, Arnhem & Duisburg DE
2008 Paraat #4. Veemvloer Amsterdam

Artist publications
2015 Return to Rightful Owner publisher Onomatopee Eindhoven
2013 Do We Ever Know Where History Is Really Made? publisher Knust/Extrapool Nijmegen
2013 El Deformes i.c.w CRAC Valparaíso, CL
2012 Another Room i.c.w. Stefano Faoro, Schloss Ringenberg
2011 I Have Never Seen Volcanoes but when Travellers Tell, publisher Dutch Art Institute
2010 Repeating the Archive Schloss Ringenberg

Publications
2019 A propos art, CBK R’dam
2018 Onderzoek & Ontwikkeling, CBK Rotterdam
2016 Unfold - online contribution - guest curated by Kris Dittel
2015 Out Of The Bieb, bibliotheek Midden Brabant, Den Bosch, Cubiss & BBKC
2014 Prospects & Concepts, Mondriaan Fund exhibition catalogue
2013 The Ivens Magazine, artist contribution, nr 18. December 2013
2013 Dubbelganger/Doppelgänger, Opekta Cologne & Het Wilde Weten Rotterdam
2013 Stratos - Mad Gamble For Domination – Ruine Blanche, artist contribution, Rheinverlag Düsseldorf
2013 Extra Annex Newspaper, artist contribution, Extrapool & ODA PROJESI
2013 SMAX#03, Magazine Schloss Ringenberg
2013 Tijdschrift TERRAS, online contribution
2012 When The Night Falls... , exhibition catalogue, Kik Kolderveen
2010 SMAX#01, Magazine Schloss Ringenberg
2009 Between Time Between Space, exhibition catalogue Paraplufabriek Nijmegen

Nominations

2008 Long list René Coelho award

Talks/presentations/workshops (selection):

2018 Workshop Public Library Of, Autonomous Practices year 3, Willem de Kooning Academy
2018 Visit the artist, artist talk on residency Indonesia
2018 Public Library Of, Conversas Rotterdam
2018 Artist Talk, Cultural Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam
2017 Public Library Of / Perpustakaan Umum…
Discussion inititated by Eva Olthof & KUNCI cultural studies center with Ruma Baca Komunitas, & Audience
2017 The Autonomous Fabric: on Self-organisation and Education together with Simon Kentgens at Kunci Cultural Studies Center
2017 The Autonomous Fabric: on Self-organisation and Education together with Simon Kentgens at Rujak – center for urban studies Jakarta with Serrum Studio
2017 The Autonomous Fabric: on Self-organisation and Education together with Simon Kentgens during Kelas Sore at Institut Kesenian Jakarta in the class of Asep Topan
2016 Artist Talk and visiting lecturer BA Fine Art Arnhem ArtEZ Academy of Art and Design Arnhem
2016 Artist Talk, Cultural Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam
2012 Workshop with Lauren Alexander What is it that you do? make a publication in a day - Dutch Art Institute for bachelor students ArtEZ

Teaching
2019 Introduction course Autonomous Practices year 1, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL
2019 Critical Studies course, Autonomous Practices year 2, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL


Other activities

2018 Cluster #7 How do we organise our-selves together, member of reading group, Platform BK

2018 – co-organisation discussion at Short Cut Tarwewijk - a project by Belgian artist Stijn Van Dorpe

2016 – on-going part of research and production team of The Autonomous Fabric a research project of Autonomous Practices department of Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam (co-organistation Symposia and Station to Station events)

2016 Research assistant Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Rotterdam

2016 - 2018 Chairwoman board Foundation het Wilde Weten

2014 Photography commission Sonsbeek Foundation Arnhem - book: De Collectie Sonsbeek

2014 Meester-gezel regeling with Steven ten Thije (Mondriaan Fonds)

2013 Guestcurator of Gastpost #1 Extrapool Nijmegen

2012-2016 Member residency committee Het Wilde Weten (hosting and facilitating residents)

2012- 2018 Member artist initiative Het Wilde Weten Rotterdam

2008 Intern and assistant of Wendelien van Oldenborgh


Selected reviews/Interviews

20/07/2017 Ontwerpen voor Ontheemden. Sandra Smets, NRC, recensie
2017 Eva Olthof: Return to Rightful Owner – zin en onzin van historisch onderzoek door kunstenaars by Saskia Monshouwer published on http://www.monshouwereditions.nl
2016 Tubelight Onbegrensde Bibliotheken by Floor van Luijk - review Return to Rightful Owner
2015 BE MAGAZINE Künstlerhaus Bethanien - text by Alexandra Landré
2014 Social Image Showroom MAMA
08/08/2013 The Clinic, critical and satirical Magazine, Chile
05/07/2013 Ciudadinvisible.cl
5/11/2012 Tubelight Schemeroorlog: Café des Espérances: over de hard -en software van oorlog by George Verweij

Grants
2019 Werkbijdrage Bewezen Talent Mondriaan Fonds
2018 Ontwikkeling- en Onderzoekssubsidie, Centrum Beeldende Kunst (CBK), Rotterdam
2016 Ontwikkeling- en Onderzoekssubsidie, Centrum Beeldende Kunst (CBK), Rotterdam (residency KUNCI cultural studies center, Yogya IND)
2015 Ontwikkeling- en Onderzoekssubsidie, Centrum Beeldende Kunst (CBK), Rotterdam (residency Cemeti Art House, Yogya IND)
2015 Reisbeurs Travel grant Eastern US - Bibliotheken Den Bosch en Midden-Brabant, bkkc en Cubiss
2015 Contribution project Stichting Harten Fonds (Return to Rightful Owner)
2015 Contribution Freunde des Historisches Archivs (www.archiveresonance.net)
2014 Contribution project Stichting Bekker de la Bastide Fonds (Return to Rightful Owner)
2014 Contribution project Theodora Niemeijer Fonds (Return to Rightful Owner)
2014 Ontwikkeling- en Onderzoekssubsidie, Centrum Beeldende Kunst (CBK), Rotterdam (for www.archiveresonance.net)
2012 Buitenlandatelier Mondriaan Fonds (Künstlerhaus Bethanien)
2012 Tijdelijk buitenland atelier Mondriaan Fonds (CRAC Valparaíso, CL)
2012 Startstipendium Mondriaan Fonds
2011 Startstipendium Mondriaan Fonds
2011 Project subsidie stichting Stokroos Utrecht (I have Never Seen Volcanoes but when Travellers Tell)

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