Barbara Visser

Barbara Visser (1966)

Woont in Amsterdam, NL. Werkt in Amsterdam, NL.

Barbara Visser is een conceptueel kunstenaar wiens projectmatig werk een dynamisch werk in uitvoering is. Vissers onderzoek spitst zich toe op binaire thema's zoals van realiteit/fictie, origineel/kopie en ideaal/realiteit. Haar werk is multidisciplinair en neemt elke vorm aan die geschikt is voor het project; dit kan variëren van video tot fotografie, en van performances en collages tot maquettes.

Portrait of Barbara Visser for the Hollandse Meesters serie
Portrait of Barbara Visser for the Hollandse Meesters serie

Over de kunstenaar

Nederlandse Arthouse op IFFR in de etalage
Sterk is de documentaire 'The End of Fear', Barbara Vissers terugblik op de mislukte of zelfs malfide restauratie door Daniel Goldreyer van het in 1986 vernielde schilderij 'Who's afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue III' van Barnett Newman.
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EDUCATION 1998-99 Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL 1989 Cooper Union, New York U.S.A. exchange student 1985-1991 Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL / Photography and Audiovisual Arts EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS (SELECTION) 2014 The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria She Devil 6, Studio Stefania Miscetti, Rome, Italy Rencontres Internationales, film festival Paris, France Blueprint, Kunsthal Kade, Amersfoort 2013 Imagine Science Film Festival, New York, NY, USA Le Futur Commence Ici, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, France (T)here, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht Werkleitz Festival, Utopien Vermeiden, Halle, Duitsland Sluizen, Moskou Biennale, Moskou, The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia Artificial Amsterdam, De Appel, Amsterdam (Re)Source, Beelden op de Berg, Arboretum Wageningen Bourgeois Leftovers, CP show, De Appel, Amsterdam Internationales Frauenfilmfestival Dortmund/Köln, D / 9-14 April Physical and Virtual Bodies MMK Arnhem/ 16/2 - 21/4 Souvenir 3, 38CC Delft 16/2 – 14/4 2012 C.K. screening at IDFA, Amsterdam, 15/11 – 25/11 C.K. at Nederlands Film Festival 25/9 – 4/10 Eternal Return, Smart Project Space /NASA, group show 3/11 – 30/12 People can only deal with the fantasy when they are ready for it. De Paviljoens 2001-2012, 2/12 – 30/6/13 DESTRØY DESIGN – Modern Living, Coll. du FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais Taipei Fine Arts Museum Taiwan C.K. film (55’), broadacsted by the VPRO television on March 1st 2012, DOUBLE FEATURES, solo exhibition at Objectif Exhibitions Antwerp, Belgium THE AVANT GARDE: SPECTERS OF THE NINETIES, Marres, Maastricht 2011 RITUALS OF THE ART WORLD, Ludlow 38, Goethe Institute, New York, USA OUT OF STORAGE, works from the FRAC collection, Marres in the Sphinx Factory, Maastricht FOOL ME TWICE, Light Projects, Auckland, New Zeeland Experimenta Design Lisbon, Portugal ART BIENNALE VENEZIA Dutch Pavillion entry, collaboration with Event Architecture, Maureen Mooren, Joke Robaard, Johannes Schwartz, Yannis Kyriakides,Venice, Italy A SYMMETRICAL STUDY solo at Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp, Belgium 2010 ARE YOU READY FOR TV? MACBA, Barcelona, Spain ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE VENEZIA, Dutch Pavillion, artistic team JURYMEMBER Prijs voor de Jonge Kunstkritiek, initiated by De Appel and Fonds Bkvb IDFA Scenario Workshop competition May – Nov 2010 MONUMENTALISME, proposal for municipal acquistitions, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam DESTRØY DESIGN, Mudac Lausanne, CH, From the collection of Frac Nord- Pas de Calais 2009 JURYMEMBER Prix de Rome Visual Art, The Netherlands PLAYGROUND, STUK Leuven, Belgium RIETVELD ARSENALE, June 4 – July 19th, Venice, Italy HOLLAND MANIA Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden BEST VERZORGDE BOEKEN 2008, The Complete Incomplete Series, 2007 – 1987, UvA, A’dam TRANSLATION PARADOXES AND MISUNDERSTANDINGS 3, Shedhalle, Zürich, Switzerland TWILIGHT ZONE Art Hits Design, Kunst Raum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria SUPERSTORIES, Triennale Hasselt, Belgium THE GRAND ILLUSION, Cultural Gallery of the National theatre, Taipei, Taiwan 2008 DECOLLECTING 4, from the coll. Of Frac Nord-pas de Calais, De Garage, Mechelen, France COVER=reencenação+repetição Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Brazil FORMER FUTURES 2 solo at Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam MAAK ONS LAND, Netherlands Architecture Institute Nai, Rotterdam MANIFESTA 7, Trento, Italy MULTIKINO, Tranzitdisplay Gallery, Prague, CZ PLACES OF LIFE, MEMORIES AND FANTASIES OF ROOTS, Centre d’art Contemporain Meymac, France TOEKENNING 036, DE MACHT VAN HET MEDIUM , Fonds Bkvb, Amsterdam DECOLLECTING, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, France MIMETISME, Extra City, Antwerp, Belgium DOUBLE AGENT, ICA, London, United Kingdom CUVEE BIENNALE, Linz, Austria STATE ALPHA, On the Architecture of Sleep, Nai Maastricht, collaboration with Chris Kabel 2007 SPACE FOR YOUR FUTURE, MOT Tokyo, Japan PLUS, Laureates of the Friedrich-Vordemberge Gildewart Prize, Wiesbaden, Germany MYSTIC TRUTHS, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zeeland HABITAT/ VARIATIONS, Batiment d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, CH and Madrid, Spain THE DISCOVERY OF SLOWNESS, KW14, Den Bosch, NL, & The National Centre of Photography of the Russian Federation, Sint Petersburg, Russia CONSTRUCTION TIME AGAIN, Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom TWENTYTWOTHOUSANDFIVEHUNDRED, DE COLLECTIE ALMERE, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere HOW TO LIVE TOGETHER/ SELECTION OF THE 27th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago de Chile, Chili 2006 VERTAALDE WERKEN/ TRANSLATED WORKS, 1990 - 2006, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere TRANSFORMATION HOUSE, selected proposal for house in Leidsche Rijn HOW TO LIVE TOGETHER, 27th Biennial of São Paulo, Brazil I (ICH) / PERFORMATIVE ONTOLOGY, Secession, Vienna, Austria 2005 PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS, Leidsche Rijn, Utrecht. HUMAN RIGHTS MONUMENT, winning proposal, Dordrecht IN THIS COLONY, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen FUNKY LESSONS, Bawag Contemporary, Vienna, Austria LIFE, ONCE MORE, Witte de With, Rotterdam H x B x D = De Rabo Kunstcollectie, GEM Den Haag, The Hague MEDIASCAPES, Fundcio La Caixa, Lleida/ Tarragona/ Girona, Spain 2004 SCHÖNER WOHNEN, BE-PART Cabk Waregem, Belgium FUNKY LESSONS, Büro Friedrich, Berlin, Germany MAKING PUBLIC, CBK Dordrecht THIS IS NOT A HOME, THIS IS A HOUSE, Observatoire Gallery, Brussels, Belgium TRAFIC D’INFLUENCES, Lille Capitale Culture 2004, France SURFACING, Ludwig Museum Budapest, Hungary WUNDERLAND UNFRAMED Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam ROYAL WEDDING, L'épuisement du réel, expo de l'école du Magasin, MAMCO, Genève, Switzerland 2003 NEW WORK, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam URBAN DRAMAS, De Singel, Antwerp, Belgium REGARDE, IL NEIGE, Centre d’ Art Contemporain de Vassivière, France HISTOIRES CONTEMPORAINES, IAC, Lyon, France STOP & GO, Frac Nord – Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France RETROSPECTIVE VIEW, De Hallen, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem HUIS A/D WERF, production and first screening of ‘Actor and Liar’ Utrecht M_ARS, Art and War, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, GRAZ, Austria We Show Art /10 YEARS OF SMBA, insert ‘Jan who saw it all’ in publication, SMBA, Amsterdam 2002 THE WORLD BELONGS TO EARLY RISERS – Underground gallery, Athens, Greece HAUNTED BY DETAIL, De Appel CTP Programme, Amsterdam IT’S UNFAIR! De Paviljoens, Almere FACES, PEOPLE AND SOCIETY, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem MARRIED BY POWERS, 11 CHOICES FROM THE FRAC COLLECTION, TENT, Rotterdam THE WORLD BELONGS TO EARLY RISERS Villa Arson Nice, France EUROPESE BANK Frankfurt, Nederlandse kunst van nu, Frankfurt, Germany IMPORT/ EXPORT, jan-maart, Villa Arson Nice, France GALERIE GEORG KARGL, waiting for the Ice Age, Vienna, Austria 2001 SET, Castello di Rivoli videopresentaties, Turin, Italy AUDIT, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg SHILOUETTES ‘N SHADOWS, Fundament, Tilburg MANGISTAN, Oud Amelisweerd, Utrecht A DAY IN HOLLAND/ HOLLAND IN A DAY, Stroom HCBK The Hague HELLE NAECHTE, Kunstverein van Binningen, Bottingen, Reinach, Basel, Switzerland NEUE WELT, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany REMEDY FOR MELANCHOLY, Edsvik Kunsthalle, Stockholm, Sweden 2000 FOR REAL, Municipal Acquistions 2000, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam DETITLED, Exedra, Hilversum INTERNATIONALES, location Maison Gregoire by Henry vd Velde, Brussels, Belgium IMPORT/EXPORT Salzburger Kunstverein (A), Museum v Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Netherlands METRO>POLIS, sound piece in the pre-metro of Brussels, Belgium VILLE VACANT Brussels cultural Capital 2000, Belgium ART BASEL, solopresentation at Annet Gelink Gallery, Basel, Switzerland 1999 SPIRAL TV, Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo, J THE DIALECTICS OF PROGRESS, ICA Dunaujvaros, H PRIX DE LA JEUNE PEINTURE BELGE, Paleis v Schone Kunsten, Brussels, B