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top 5 sculptures for Beelden Magazine

22 January 2023

Interview with curator Renata Cervetto about the 11th edition of the Berlin Biennale

16 October 2020

I spoke with Renata Cervetto, one of the four curators of the 11th iteration of the Berlin Biennial about the initial outlines of the biennial and the adjustments that were needed following the pandemic.   The 11th edition of the Berlin Biennale is slowly coming to an end with its epilogue exhibition The Crack Begins… Read more »

Poems for Earthlings. An interview with Adrián Villar Rojas

27 December 2019

Years ago, Judith de Bruijn and I were in contact with Adrián Villar Rojas to discuss the possibility of organizing an exhibition. At the same time, Oude Kerk got interested in his work. We commonly approached Villar Rojas in 2014. Oude Kerk continued the conversation with the artist, which resulted in a spectacular exhibition. Reason enough to ask the artist… Read more »

Liquid Landscapes: what if the ground under your feet can’t be trusted? An interview with the art collective Border Agency for Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen

30 August 2019

MvS: Liquid Landscapes is an initiative of Border Agency. What is the background and the composition of this artist collective?  Border Agency is currently composed of the Chilean artists Maria-Rosario Montero, Sebastian Melo and Paula Salas. It’s an artistic research project that seeks to explore the limits of landscape in relation to the territory and… Read more »

Interview Metropolis M – Carolina Ponce de León and Madelon van Schie on contemporary Latin American art

3 April 2019

Read here an interview by Jorne Vriens for Metropolis M about Rivers flow out of my eyes, an exhibition I curated for tegenboschvanvreden and Here/Now, curated by Carolina Ponce de León.   

Land of Tomorrow. Juan Javier Salazar at the Peruvian Pavilion, Venice Biennale 2017

30 October 2017

“If we are going to create counterculture it should not just be intelligent and dry, but also fun and courageous. Artists should try to perform miracles, not sell paintings to millionaires.” – Juan Javier Salazar The art of Juan Javier Salazar (1955 – 2016) reflects the urban popular culture of Peru in a critical, humorous way and… Read more »

Caracas: where there is so much to do and everything is possible

10 January 2017

One of Jean de la Fontaine’s fables tells about an idle grasshopper and a diligent ant. When winter comes, the grasshopper starts to get hungry. Realizing the ant is fully prepared, having stored up food for months already, he begs for help. The ant however tells the grasshopper to dance the winter away instead. The… Read more »

photo review São Paulo Biennial, November 2016

14 November 2016


Mondriaan Orientation Trip to Chile and Colombia

11 October 2015

In September/October 2015 I participated in an orientation trip organized by the Mondriaan Fund to Chile and Colombia. You can read all about our joint experiences here!

Teresa Burga at the Venice Biennial 2015

3 August 2015

This year several series of drawings by Teresa Burga (Iquitos, Peru, 1935) are included in the presentation of the biennial’s central pavilion. A pleasant surprise. Despite of its quality Burga’s work is still relatively unknown. Being a woman in Peru’s patriarchal society trying to build up a carrier as a conceptual artist in a, to make… Read more »