CV

Semâ Bekirovic

Exhibitions

2019  In To The Great Wide Open, Comissioned work in collaboration with Jan-Pieter Karper, NL
2019  Z/KU Open House June (group), Berlin, DE
2019  Een ongewone wandeling (group). GEM Den Haag, NL
2019  Parasite Academy, Locatie Spatie, (group) Arhem, NL (Group)
2019  Z/KU Open House, May (group)  Berlin, DE
2019  Curator, exhibition Reading by Osmosis, Zone2Source/Het Glazen Huis, Amsterdam, NL

2018 Bedevaart, sculpture route, Bolwerk, Alkmaar, NL
2018 Screen Matter(s), Amsterdam Institute For Humanities Research, Amsterdam
2018 KADS, Amsterdam, NL
2018 Another Dimension, Nest, Den Haag, NL
2017 Communicating Vessels, Bunkier, Krakow, PL

2017 15/LOVE, De School, Amsterdam
2017 The Materiality Of The Invisible, Marres/Jan Van Eijck, Maastricht, NL
2017 Presentation Geologic Time, Curatorial Residency,  The Banff Centre, CA
2017 The Best Of Bees, Duplex, Geneva, CH
2017 Tweetakt Festival, Utrecht, NL
2017 Pyeong Chang Biennale, Gangwon-do, KR
2017 Art Rotterdam Projections with Stigter van Doesburg, Rotterdam, NL
2017 Garage Rotterdam, How to disappear completely, Rotterdam, NL

2016 Collectors View, Diamant Beurs, Amsterdam, NL
2016 Thinking Sense, Save the Loom, Witteveen contemporary, NL
2016  IDFA screening, Borrowed Time, NL
2016 Art Amsterdam, Stigter van Doesburg, Amsterdam
2016 The Prophecy of Bees, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, NL
2016, New Realism, Science Park, Amsterdam, NL
2016 Mano e Mano, Syb at Art Rotterdam, NL
2016 Loop Der Dingen, Kunsthal Kade, Amersfoort, NL
2015 Galerie Stigter van Doesburg, Amsterdam, NL
2015 VBCN, 10 jaar, VBCN Open Space, Amsterdam, NL
2015 Collection Sanders, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
2015 Can You Feel It, Z33/ Frans Masereel Centrum, BE

2014 Rietveld TV, Commissioned work broadcasted on local tv station, NL
2014 Small Universe 02, Museum 104, Paris, FR
2014 Laws Of Imitation, Zuivelfabriek, Kolderveen, NL
2014 Plan B, Felix & Foam, The City is Mine, with Lotte Geeven, Amsterdam,NL
2014 And Now Something Else, Purmerends Museum, NL
2014 Chong Quing AIR, Chong Quing, China
2014 Superposition, Manifestation curated in collaboration with Momart & Tudor Bratu, Amsterdam, NL
2014 Small Universe, Recontres d’Arles, curated by Erik Kessels, Arles FR

2013 Jan Cunen Museum Oss, It’s a god-awful small affair, NL
2013 Malevich Lab, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
2013 It might as well rain until summer, Galerie Stigter/ van Doesburg, Amsterdam, NL
2013 AB, Nomas Foundation, Rome , IT
2013 Art Rotterdam, Stigter/ van Doesburg, Rotterdam, NL

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 Galerie Diana Stigter, ‘The Others’, 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 Hayward Gallery Project space (solo), London UK
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 Galerie Diana Stigter,’How to stop falling’, NL
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 Buro Leeuwarden,’The elements are colored’, NL
2007 De paraplufabriek, ‘Smet’ (solo) , Nijmegen,NL
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

2004 De Appel, Amsterdam,’Promise’ (solo) NL  

Curating

2019 Curator, exhibition Reading by Osmosis, Zone2Source/Het Glazen Huis, Amsterdam, NL
2018  Organizer residency BYOB in Peyremorte, FR
2018  Organizer Wildlife performance Café with Justina Nekrašaitė at Goleb, Amsteradm, NL
2017  All in One Point, collaborative performance, Soledad Senlle, Amsterdam, NL
2017  Curator exhibition The Best Of Bees, Duplex, Geneva, CH
2014  Curator group exposition SUPERPOSITION at Momart, with Tudor Bratu Amsterdam, NL
2014  Curator event SUPERPOSITION at De Oude Kerk, with Rieke Rigtholt, Amsterdam, NL
2014  Curator event SUPERPOSITION at Stigter/van Doesburg, with Rieke Rigtholt, Amsterdam,NL 2012  Curator Leerling/Meester, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, NL

Teaching/Speaking

2019 Guest Teacher KABK, Den Haag. NL
2019  Winterlab, Artez, Guest artist, NL
2018  Lecture at Playground London as part of 11:11 Residency, UK
2018  Guest at radio program Kunst Is Lang, Amsterdam, NL
2018  Speaker at De Dag Van De Jonge Kunstenaar, De Pont, Tilburg, NL
2017  Lecturer Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen, NL
2017  Guest Teacher Minerva and Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen, NL
2017  Interviewee at Art Rotterdam with Yasmijn Jarram en  Sarah van Sonsbeeck, NL
2016  Guest curator at Ruth Legg’s Moving Image Club, Amsterdam, NL
2016  Interviewee at Artfest, Tolhuistuin Natuureditie, NL
2016  Guest at De Stand van het Land,  Naturalis, Leiden, NL
2015  Lecturer at Studium Generale, Sint Joost, Den Bosch, NL
2013  Leading workshop for children, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
2013  Leading workshop for children, Museum Jan Cunen, Os, NL
2007-2017 Guest teacher at Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam en KABK Den Haag, NL
2012  Leading workshop “Ikebana City” , with Lotte Geeven, at FOAM, Amsterdam, NL
2009-2010 Commission member Fonds BKVB, NL

Residencies

2019 ZK/U Berlin, DE
2018 11:11 Residency, London UK
2018 BYOB, Peyremorte, FR
2017 Banff, Geologic Time, curatorial residency, Banff, CA
2017 Embassy of foreign affairs, Geneva, CH
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
2006 Leijang Studios, CN

Fellowships/stipends/prizes/nominations

2019 Mondriaan Fonds Buitenland gastatelier
2019 AFK funding for publication Reading By Osmosis, NL
2018 Gemeente Amsterdam stadsdeel Zuid, for Reading By Osmosis, NL
2018 Niemijerfonds, NL
2017 Residency at EOFA / Mondriaanfonds, NL
2017 Filmfonds, for Men of Steel, Men of Stone, NL
2016 Basisbeurs, Mondriaanfonds, NL
2016 AFK project subsidie, NL
2015 Filmfonds Research budget, NL
2014 Project Subsidie, Mondriaanfonds, NL
2012 Project Subsidie, Mondriaanfonds, NL
2011 Fonds BKVB, Basisbeurs, NL
2010 Nomination, Frtischy Prize
2008 Nomination, Illy Prize.
2007 Fonds BKVB, Basisbeurs,NL
2007 Nomination, Prix de rome

Publications& Reviews

2019 Reading by Osmosis, NRC by Hans Den Hartog Jager
2017 Trendbeheer, All-in One Point, by Najiba Brakkee, NL
2017 How to Disappear Completely , Volksrant by Merel Bem, NL
2017 Best Of Art Rotterdam, Museum Tijdschrift, Kees Keijser, NL
2017 Best Of Art Rotterdam, Dutch Vogue, NL
2016 De Volkskrant, review by Jeanne Prisser, NL
2015 Boite, by Frederica Boragina,  IT
2015 Monshouwereditions blog, by Saskia Monshouwer, NL
2013 4 Art, Avro Kunstuur, met Bart Rutten, NL
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 Koet, published by Veenman Publishers, NL
2007 Eens Tijdslooschrift, with Katja Mater en Rober Wechsler, Spaarnwoude Archief, NL