Semâ Bekirovic

Fire Sequence

Space Piece
Unfixed (Galaxies)
Its a god-awful small affair
Untitled (Bees)
Event Horizon

Between my head and the sky
Snowflake
Stuff
Grid
The Others
A Letter
How to stop falling
Koet
Kalverstraat
Untitled (Prospect Park)
In The Studio
Plankjes
Dice structure
Untitled (Metal Ball)
Rookobject
Props
Birds of Prey
Picture of a fire burning
Flying carpet



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2005-2006 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL
1998-2002 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL


Solo exhibitions

2013 Jan Cunen Museum Oss, NL
2011 Galerie Diana Stigter, 'The Others', NL 
2010 Hayward Gallery Project space, London UK
2008 Galerie Diana Stigter,'How to stop falling', NL 
2007 Buro Leeuwarden,'The elements are colored', NL 
2007 De paraplufabriek, 'Smet', Nijmegen,NL 
2006 Bouwbedrijf PRC, Bodegraven, NL 
2004 De Appel, Amsterdam,'Promise' NL 
2004 Palthehuis, Oldenzaal, NL

Group exhibitions & commissions (selection)

2013 It might as well rain until summer, Galerie Stigter/ van Doesburg, Amsterdam, NL
2013 AB, Nomas Foundation, Rome , IT
2012 Artbreaks, MTV, Creative Time, PS1, commissioned work, USA 
2012 Urban Outsiders, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam, NL
2012 Nature Now, CBK Drenthe, NL
2012 Fotomappen, Museum De Hallen, Haarlem, NL
2012 Re-Search (Met Lotte Geeven), Foam, Amsterdam, NL
2012 Nieuwe Vide, Mac Video, Haarlem, NL
2012 Public/Private, Gemeente Museum Den Haag, NL
2012 Leerling/Meester, 'The Celebrated Accident', Kunstpodium T Tilburg, NL
2011 Time to meet, De Brakkegrond, Amsterdam,NL
2011 Hochhaus, Museum fur Gestaltung, Zürich, CZ
2011 In Other Words, Glucksman gallery,Cork, IR
2011 Running Snowball, Guangzou, CN
2011 Brief Histories, Sharah, UAE
2010 21 Rozendaal, Mogen we ook tijdelijk. Enschede, NL
2010 Flachlandfest, Berlin, DE
2010 Dutch Culture Centre Shanghai, Dialogue, CN
2010 On Demand, Tegenboschvanvrede, Amsterdam, NL
2010 Spaarnestadfoto, 'Ode', Haarlem, NL
2010 Huize Frankendael, Oh Crisis, Amsterdam, NL
2010 Landschap 1, Kunsthuis Bergen, Bergen, NL
2009 21 Rozendaal, '1 UP', Enschede, NL
2009 Let's pretend this never happened, screening, Los Angeles, USA
2009 Flux-S, Eindhoven, NL
2009 Casz Zuidas Urbanscreen Festival,comissioned work, Amsterdam NL
2009 Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Voorbeeldig, Haarlem, NL
2009 Centre for Contemporary Photography, On the line, Fitzroy, AU 
2008 Noord Holland Biennale 'Noord Holland verdwijnt', Vishal Haarlem,NL 
2008 European post graduate residency, Hoyerwerda, DE 
2008 Cabinet of curiosities, Manifesta7 parallel event, Rovereto, IT
2008 De stad als podium, Video projection, De Hallen, Haarlem
2008 W139 Basement, Satelite Station, NL 
2008 Art Amsterdam/Galerie Diana Stigter, NL 
2008 Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam and Dorottya Gallery Budapest,'pages',NL/HU 
2008 Art Rotterdam/ Diana Stigter, NL 
2008 CCNOA, 'seen and not seen, Brussels, BE 
2007 Nederlandse ambassade Berlijn, DL 
2007 Galleria Klerkx, 'Birds of prey', Milaan, IT 
2007 Nieuwe Vide, 'Data, Haarlem, NL 
2007 Stedelijk Museum Post CS, 'Drawing typologies', Amsterdam,NL 
2007 High Enegy Constructs, 'Internal mechanism', Los Angeles, US 
2007 Prix de Rome, Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL 
2007 Nieuwe Vide, 'Data', Haarlem, NL 
2007 Art Amsterdam/Diana Stigter, NL 
2007 Stay Tuned, Schloss Ringenberg, DL 
2007 Arcipelago Olanda, Milaan, IT 
2007 Art Rotterdam/ Diana Stigter, NL 
2007 Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, Capricious, NL
2006 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, 'Open Ateliers' , Amsterdam, NL, 
2006 Parts, Xiamen City, 'Rijksakademie at Parts', CN
2006 Mart House, Amsterdam, NL
2006 CBK Dordrecht, 'Art Primeur Revisited', Dordrecht, NL
2006 Exposorium Vrije Universiteit, 'Decisive Image' Amsterdam, NL
2005 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, 'Open Ateliers', Amsterdam, NL

Residencies

2011 Point B, NYC, USA
2010 CEAC, Xiamen, CN
2009 CEAC, Xiamen, CN
2008 European post graduate residency, Hoyerwerda, DE 
2005-2006 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten/Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
2006 Leijang Studios, CN

Fellowships/stipends 

2012 Project Subsidie
2011 Fonds BKVB, Basisbeurs, NL
2007 Fonds BKVB, Basisbeurs,NL 
2006 Arcadis BV 
2005 PRC B.V. 
2004 Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, NL, starter stipend 
2002 VSB Fonds, NL 
2002 Berlage Fonds, Amsterdam, NL 

Prizes and nominations . 

2010 Nomination, Frtischy Prize
2008 Nomination, Illy Prize. 
2007 Nomination, Prix de rome
 
Publications& Reviews

2013 Metropolis M blog, by Loes van Beuningen, NL
2013 De Avonden, VPRO Radio by Wim Noordhoek, NL
2013 De Brabander, by Mark van de Voort
2010 Artist of the week, by Skye Sherwin, online Guardian, UK
2010 Kunstbeeld, by Manon Braat, NL
2009 Oog Magazine, comissioned work, NL
2009 Lay Flat magazine, US
2007 VPRO, radio De Avonden, inteview, NL
2007 NCRV, tv, Natuur in de stad, interview, NL
2007 Trouw, De zin van, newspaper interview, NL
2007 NCRV radio Cappuccino, interview, NL
2007 Recensie, Volkskrant, NL
2007 Broedplaats van plastic, by Kees Moeliker, NRC, NL
2002 Publication, Volkskrant, NL
2004 De Turbentia newspaper review, NL
2004 de Volkskrant newspaper review, NL
2004 Capricious, US

Artist books 

2007 Eens Tijdlooschrift (with Katja Mater and Robert Wechsler).
2007 Book: Koet, published by Veenman Publishers