Feiko Beckers

Feiko Beckers (1983)

Lives in Brussels. Works in Brussels.

Galerie Stigter van Doesburg
Amsterdam - Nederland
Arttube - Fries Museum - Feiko Beckers. With video, performance, installations and text Feiko Beckersw tries to find solutions for everyday problems and social inconveniences. You meet the quirky artist in his studio in Brussels and his exhibition Bearable in the Fries Museum. In addition, Beckers gives a number of workshop-like performances in the Fries Museum.
Arttube - Fries Museum - Feiko Beckers. With video, performance, installations and text Feiko Beckersw tries to find solutions for everyday problems and social inconveniences. You meet the quirky artist in his studio in Brussels and his exhibition Bearable in the Fries Museum. In addition, Beckers gives a number of workshop-like performances in the Fries Museum.
For The Understanding of Nonsense, visual artist Feiko Beckers will be filling Beursschouwburg's exhibition space with a variety of huts on stilts, dwellings built on poles. In them, he will show sculptures, films, texts and even performances.

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Education 2010-2011 -Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam 2002-2006 -Academie Minerva, Groningen 2005 -Californian College of the Arts, San Francisco, US Residencies 2016 -Kunsthuis SYB | Beetsterzwaag 2016 -Tembe Art Studio | Moengo, SU 2012-2013 -Le Pavillon Neuflize OBC | Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR Solo Exhibitions 2018 -Bearable | Fries Museum, Leeuwarden 2017 -You might actually learn something | Tenderpixel, London, UK -The Understanding of Nonsense | Beursschouwburg, Brussel, BE 2015 -Where everything is safe and sound | Gallery Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam -A conversation is a risk to lose your own opinion | Le CAP, Lyon, FR 2013 -Liste18 | Basel CH (with Gallery Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam) -Slow and Gradual | Meet Factory, Prague, CZ -My Rock is Also Your Thing | Gallery Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam 2012 -The arranging of books by color | deServiceGarage, Amsterdam 2011 -Making a birthday cake with my mother | Gallery Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam Group exhibitions and screenings 2018 -Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs | Stedelijk Museum Schiedam 2017 -Het Zalige Nietsdoen | Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen -The principle of least effort | Kunstvereniging Diepenheim -Digifest 4 | Durban ZA -And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks | Billytown, Den Haag -To Cover And Decorate | Feeeling, Brussels BE -A Space Called Home | De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam -Rumors of Glory | basis, Frankfurt DE 2016 -The Inevitable Others | Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag -Game People Play | NEST, Den Haag -Cairotronica | Cairo, EG -Welkom Thuis | Villa Zebra, Rotterdam 2015 -Paradocs | IDFA, EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam -Tenderflix | Tenderpixel/ICA, London UK -Kasseler Dokfest | Kassel, DE -Athens Digital Arts Festival | Athene GR -Didn't Know It But Knew It All Along | Onomatopee, Eindhoven -Liste20 | Basel CH (with Gallery Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam) 2014 -Acting Truthfully Under the Circumstances | Tenderpixel, London (UK) -Layers: Die Arbeit | WORM, Rotterdam -Soft Machines | IMPAKT Festival, Utrecht -An elaborate set of keys | Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam -Supermarket 2014 | Stockholm, SE (met NEST, Den Haag) 2013 -IDFA 2013 | Amsterdam -Narcissistic Tendencies | NEST, Den Haag -Apathy is not my friend | Chapter House Lane, Melbourne AU -Nouvelle Vague | Palais de Tokyo FR -Destiny: The B's | Galerie Anne Barrault FR 2013 -Biennale d’art contemporain d’Anglet | Anglet FR -Edible Glass | Western Front, Vancouver, CA 2012 -I Fail Good | Beursschouwburg, Brussel, BE -5x3 | Kunstraum, Düsseldorf DE -In Search Of... | Academie Minerva, Groningen -Not in a Million Years | Gallery Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam -TJCC Festival | Théâtre de Gennevilliers, Parijs, FR -A Dutch Landscape | La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES 2011 -RijksakademieOpen 2011 | Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam -Mijn vriend en ik | 21Rozendaal, Enschede -Abstraction Surface Air | Bureau des Videos, Paris, FR -New Video Kids | White Trash Contemporary, Hamburg, DE 2010 -VideoProsjkekter | Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, NO -RijksakademieOpen 2010 | Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam -Deja-Vu | De Fabriek, Eindhoven Performances 2018 -A disappointment you can rely on | Manifesta, Amsterdam -Not to be a bother | Stigter Van Doesburg, Amsterdam -You might actually learn something | Fries Museum, Leeuwarden -Deadpan and Disco | Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam 2017 -A disappointment you can rely on | Billytown, Den Haag -A disappointment you can rely on | A Rose is Rose is a Rose, Amsterdam -Deadpan and Disco | basis, Frankfurt DE -Deadpan and Disco | The Grey Space in the Middle, Den Haag -A disappointment you can rely on | Performatiek | Beursschouwburg, Brussel BE -A disappointment you can rely on | Living in Dreams | De Bond, Brugge BE 2016 -Take Up Your Space | Kai10, Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, DE 2015 -Lundi a Pavillon | Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR -Deadpan and Disco | Marres, Maastricht -Being surprised is admitting you were wrong | Land Art Live, Zeewolde -Tomorrow Never Knows | Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam -Friendly Takeover | PACT Zollverein, Essen DE -Didn't Know But Knew It All Along| Onomatopee, Eindhoven -50 Hours | Beursschouwburg, Brussel, BE 2014 -The exact opposite of the exact opposite | Tenderpixel, London UK -Deadpan and Disco | LiveWorks, Centrale Fies, Dro IT 2013 -No cause for celebration | De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam -Educating Artists? | GNYP Art/KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin DE -Cinq saynètes pour deux | Glassbox, Paris FR -Liste18, Basel CH (with Galerie Jeanine Hofland, Amsterdam) -Accident with red car | Art13, London, UK (with Yeo Workshop, Singapore) 2012 -Accident with red car | Kunstraum, Düsseldorf, DE -An evening with Feiko Beckers | Beursschouwburg, Brussel, BE -No chance of success whatsoever | Beursschouwburg, Brussel, BE -A story about my fathers heart attack... | STUK, Leuven, BE -Advantages and disadvantages | Witte de With, Rotterdam -Deus ex Machina | De Appel, Amsterdam -No chance of success whatsoever | Theater Frascati, Amsterdam 2011 -Three Options | Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam -Making sense of my horoscope | Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam -A story about my fathers heart attack... | Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam 2010 -Cracker #01 International Performance Festival | Self Service Open Art Space, Stuttgart, DE 2008 -International Prize for Performance | Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, IT Awards/Grants/Nominations 2018 -Volkrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs | Schiedam (nomination) 2017 -Mondriaan Foundation | Amsterdam (Grant International Presentations) 2014 -Mondriaan Foundation | Amsterdam (Stipendium Established Artists) 2012 -Mondriaan Fonds | Amsterdam (Artist Project Grant) -Amsterdam Foundation for the Arts | Amsterdam 2011 -dr. Hendrik Muller Vaderlandsch Fonds | Den Haag 2010 -dr. Hendrik Muller Vaderlandsch Fonds | Den Haag 2008 -Foundation BKVB | Amsterdam (Starters Stipend) –International Prize for Performance | Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italië (3rd prize) -Klaas Dijkstra Foundation | Groningen (nomination)