LINDA LENSSEN

°1984 Venray, The Netherlands
lives and works in Oirlo, The Netherlands

EDUCATION
2010/2012 Master of Arts in Visual Art (MA), KASK The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Ghent (high distinction) (BE)
2011/2012 course Modern and Contemporary Art Theories, Ghent University, Faculty Arts and Philosophy (BE)
2009/2010 transition program for Master of Arts in Visual Art, KASK The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Ghent (BE)
2005/2009 Bachelor of Fine Art and Design in Education (BFA Ed), ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Arnhem (NL)
2002/2005 Graphic Design, De Eindhovense School, Eindhoven (NL)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015 ALLES ZWIJGT, Het Kabinet - CIAP, Hasselt (BE)
2014 OPEN STUDIO, L'Artocarpe Contemporary Art, Le Moule (GP)
2013 DAY AND NIGHT, Residencia Corazón, Buenos Aires (AR)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 CORAZÓN, curated by Juan Pablo Ferrer and Rodrigo Mirto, Residencia Corazón, Buenos Aires (AR)
2017 DESTINATION UNKNOWN, an initiative by Emile Hermans, Tim Quaedackers & Hester van Tongerlo, Maastricht (NL)
2017 AMUSE, Galerie Wilms, Venlo (NL)
2017 PLAYHOUSE, curated by Sjors Bindels, Museum Van Bommel Van Dam, Venlo (NL)
2017 ONDERWEG, curated by Willem Vermeersch and Mieke van der Heijden, Cultuurcentrum Zwaneberg, Heist-op-den-Berg (BE)
2017 LIGHT, curated by Tom Albrecht and Maria Korporal, Projectspace of Group Global 3000, Berlin (DE)
2017 OUT OF THE BLUE, Greylight Projects, Hoensbroek (NL)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, Sinne, Helsinki (FI)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, New Performance Turku Festival, Turku (FI)
2016 THE AGE OF MANKIND, curated by Tom Albrecht and Robert Günther, Projectspace of Group Global 3000, Berlin (DE)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, Northern Photographic Centre, Oulu (FI)
2016 MUU MAA Art Bus, Southwest Finland (FI)
2016 POP UP PERFORMANCE OFFICE PORIGINAL, LADAF – Live Art Development Agency, Pori (FI)
2016 ZUKUNFTSVISIONEN 2016, Festival for Contemporary Art, Görlitz (DE)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, Art-Athina Art Fair, Athens (GR)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, AIM Wroclaw 2016, Barbara, Wroclaw (PL)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, Projektraum TOOLBOX - Finnish-German Art Space, Berlin (DE)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, FAR OFF Art Fair, Cologne (DE)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, Index - International Performance Festival, Santo Domingo (DO)
2016 PERFORMANCE VOYAGE VI, Artists' Association MUU, Finnish Institute Stockholm (SE)
2015 SONGS OF A BIRD, collection of Tanya Rumpff, Castellvm Aqvae , Bloemendaal (NL)
2015 HOMELAND, Damer House Gallery, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary (IE)
2015 WHAT MISSES NAMES, Munikat Project Gallery, Munich (DE)
2015 MY RESPECTS TO MADAME BERNARD, curated by Isabel Cordeiro and André Martens, MoMart, Amsterdam (NL)
2014 MARL MEDIA ART AWARD 2014, Museum of Sculpture Glaskasten, Marl (DE)
2014 TIME/SUBJECT/SPACE - De kracht van een manier van denken heeft bovenal te maken met haar vermogen zich te verplaatsen, curated by Stijn van Dorpe, Expoplu, Nijmegen (NL)
2014 PROSPECTS & CONCEPTS - Mondriaan Fund shows talent, curated by Mirjam Westen, Van Nelle Fabriek, Art Rotterdam (NL)
2013 ACSA SHOW, Autocenter Space for Contemporary Art, Berlin (DE)
2013 WHEN I BECAME AN IMAGE, curated by students of TEBEAC, KASK, Ghent (BE)
2012 THE RESEARCH AND DESTROY DEPARTMENT OF BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE, curated by Jean Bernard Koeman, W139, Amsterdam (NL)
2012 FLOE, SÍM Seljavegur, Reykjavík (IS)
2012 FRIS IX, curated by Jan Colle, Entrepot Fictief, Ghent (BE)
2012 GRADUATION 2012, KASK, Ghent (BE)
2011 KUNSTSALON 2011, Kunsthal Ghent (BE)
2011 APPENDIX 18, curated by students of TEBEAC, former KIOSK pavilion, Ghent (BE)

RESIDENCIES
2015 WARP Artist Village, Bruges (BE)
2014 L'Artocarpe Contemporary Art, Le Moule (GP)
2013 Residencia Corazón, Buenos Aires (AR)
2013 Summer Academy, Autocenter Space for Contemporary Art, Berlin (DE)
2012 SÍM Residency, Reykjavík (IS)

GRANTS
2014 laureate residency grant French Ministry of Culture
2012 starter stipend Mondriaan Fund, Amsterdam

NOMINATIONS
2014 nominated for MARL MEDIA ART AWARD 2014, Museum of Sculpture Glaskasten, Marl (DE)
2011 nominated for KUNSTSALON 2011, an initiative by Circa, Ghent (BE)

COLLECTIONS
Collection University College Ghent
private collections in The Netherlands and Belgium

PUBLICATIONS
2017 Destination Unknown #2: Project, deelnemers, kunst?, item by Jorieke Rottier, Witte Rook
2017 Eerst kunst, dan sloop in Caberg, item by Laurens Schellen, Dagblad de Limburger
2016 BEWUSST SEIN ZUKUNFTSVISIONEN 2016, catalogue
2015 MARL MEDIA ART AWARDS 2013-2014 SOUND | VIDEO INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION, catalogue
2014 MARL MEDIA ART AWARDS 2014 SOUND | VIDEO ART, exhibition publication
2014 TIME/SUBJECT/SPACE, exhibition publication
2014 PROSPECTS & CONCEPTS, catalogue
2013 DAY AND NIGHT, exhibition publication
2013 WHEN I BECAME AN IMAGE, exhibition publication
2012 Leven als zoekmachine, review by Domeniek Ruyters, Metropolis M
2012 Black Mountain College: de volgende generatie, review by Wouter Bernhardt, Tubelight
2012 METAFOOR VOOR METAFOOR, essay
2012 GRADUATION 2012, graduation catalogue KASK

COURSES
2017 Situations, experiences and words – a new philosophical ethos in 21th century, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2017 6th Kyu, Aikido, training by Carl Siegers, Sports institute Verhagen, Venray (NL)
2017 Zen philosophy week, The Eastern and Western Lighting in practice, Radboud University, Nijmegen (NL)
2017 Wittgenstein, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2017 Erasmus and Spinoza, Practice of Freedom, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2016 Boeddha, Tao, Confucius, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2016 Albert Camus - The Myth of Sisyphus, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2015 Derrida - passing the text, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2015 Socrates Dialogues, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2015 Art Publications from Start to Finish, by John Holten, Node Center, Berlin (DE)
2015 In search of spirit of the times, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2014 Substitution - introduction to the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2014 Art Critic and Writing, by An Paenhuysen, Node Center, Berlin (DE)
2014 Nietzsche's Zarathustra - philosophy as affirmation of life, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2013 How do we think? Understanding the pitfalls of our language - introduction to Wittgenstein, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2013 Ground of Philosophy - by Descartes, Husserl and Heidegger, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)
2012 Philosophical Sense, by Leon de Haas, Horst (NL)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
2017 lecture The Artist is Present, together with Merel Theloesen, Galerie de Hoeve, Venlo (NL)
2015 guest speaker Homeland Seminar, Damer House Gallery, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary (IE)
2014 lectures and portfolio reviews, L'Artocarpe Contemporary Art, Le Moule (GP)
2014 public talk with Barbara Visser, during Art Rotterdam, an initiative by Mondriaan Fund (NL)
2013 mentoring traject by Barbara Visser, in collaboration with Mondriaan Fund and Cultuur-Ondernemen (NL)
2012 reading group Speculative Art Histories, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam (NL)
2012 artist talk, Center for Icelandic Art, Reykjavík (IS)