Selected exhibitions and projects

2019
Czigane – Not the whole story, Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM), Exeter
Whole Life Academy, HKW/Archive der Avantgarde, Dresden
Far Too Many Stories to Fit Into so Small a Box, CCA Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, research and exhibition
Take Part, project for Public Knowledge, with SFMOMA and Public Libraries network, San Francisco (January-April 2019)

2018
Mama, was ist eigentlich Natur? Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld
Headlands, research residency (fall 2018)
Take Part, project for Public Knowledge, with SFMOMA and Public Libraries network, San Francisco (fall 2018)
Verschwindende Vermächtnisse: Die Welt als Wald - Disappearing Legacies: The World as Forest, Zentralmagazin Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen, Halle
Dismantling the Scaffold, curated by Christina Li, Tai Kwun Contemporary, JC Contemporary, Hong Kong
Verschwindende Vermächtnisse: Die Welt als Wald - Disappearing Legacies: The World as Forest,
Tieranatomische Teater, Berlin
Syndrome of the Present, research project initiated by Galit Eilat. First seminar, Yeni Camii, Thessaloniki

Selected exhibitions and projects

2017
Verschwindende Vermächtnisse: Die Welt als Wald - Disappearing Legacies: The World as Forest,
Zoological Museum of CeNak, University of Hamburg, Hamburg
Offshore: artists explore the sea, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
Greater Together Greater Together, ACCA, Melbourne
Youth Academy THE CITY & THE CITY, Academie der Kunste der Welt, Cologne (seminar and workshop)
Future Climates, Athens (workshop)
UNGLOSSARY, publication in cooperation with Stadtrevue, CologneTHE CITY & THE CITY, Academie der Kunste der Welt: Youth Academy, Cologne
WERE IT AS IF, Beyond An Institution That Is, published by Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
School of Missing Studies, Sandberg series No. 1, published by Sternberg Press/Sandberg Institute
Public Space? Lost and Found, produced by ACT and distributed by MIT Press.

2016
WERE IT AS IF, Witte de With, Center of Contemporary Art, Rotterdam (research, exhibition, publication)
SEMA MediaCity Biennale, Seoul
The Eighth Climate (What Does Art Do?) 11thGwangJu Biennale, GwangJu (S. Korea)
Air Berlin Alexanderplatz, Berlin

Selected exhibitions and projects

2015
Decolonized Skies, ADNPlatform, Barcelona
Eminent Domain, The Power Plant, Toronto (Can)
Pavilion of Mauritius, 56th Venice Biennale, May 9 - November 22, 2015
Future Light, Vienna Biennale, MAK, Vienna
Speechless, Pérez Art Museum Miami, August 13, 2015 – February 21, 2016
Jakarta Biennale, Jakarta, Indonesia
Lodgers 4, School of Missing Studies at MUHKA and AIR, November 1, 2015 -January 17, 2016
Are you talking to me? Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein

2014
How to (…) things that don’t exist,31st Biennale Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
The Maldives Exodus Caravan Show, A nomadic exhibition across Auckland (NZ)
http://www.wdw.nl/en/our_program/exhibitions/the_part_in_the_story_where_a_part_becomes_a_part_of_something_else Moderation(s), Witte de With, Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam. Curated by Heman Chong
Rotterdam Cultural Histories 2, Witte de With, Centre for Contemporary Art and TENT, Rotterdam
Sounds for Silence, Ternitz, Austria
The Missing Stories, CAFAM Biennial 2014: Invisible Hand, Curating as gesture, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing
Museum of Arte Util, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
The Crime Was Almost Perfect, Witte de Wth, Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam. Curated by Cristina Ricupero

Selected exhibitions and projects

2013
The Possibility of an Island at Import Projects, Berlin.
Imaginary Friends, organized by independent curator Chelsea Haines. Interstate Projects, Brooklyn NY
ROAD/BOAT 3.1.8 with Cristoph Keller, Bik van der Pol, Helmut Batista, Amilcar Packer by invitation of Anne Ballester Soares and the school Xapomi, Amazonas (Br). Organised by CAPACETE
The Maldives Exodus Caravan Show, Biennale Venice
Critical mass, TOK, St. Petersburg
Open City Fort Vijfhuizen
Biennale of Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Call of the Mall, project for Hoog Catarijne, Utrecht
http://gabriellester.com/exhibitions/the-future-that-was/ [i]The Future That Was, group show curated by Gabriel Lester, NASA - New Art Space Amsterdam

2012
You talking to me? a workshop in collaboration with 98weeks project space (Beirut, Lebanon). Insert in Volume Magazine no. 34 appeared in December 2012, designed by Alexander Shoukas.
The Future that Was - curated by Gabriel Lester. NASA, Amsterdam
Desertmed - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
Neon. La Materia luminosa dellarte - MACRO Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceiling?, Exhibitaly, Red October (Krasnyi Oktiabr) Moscow
Between the Map and the Territory, Tent., Rotterdam
Between a Rock and a Hard Place, project for Sudbury (Ca), Musagetes Foundation, Canada. Facebook and Pinterest[/bl]
Deze Sokken Niet Wit (These Socks Not White), Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Last Day, curated by Paul O'Neill. Cartel, London
Art Histories, CAC VOX, Montreal
Graphic Design: Now In Production, Govenors Island, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York
Who Decides? Stadtgalerie Mannheim

Selected exhibitions and projects

2011
Frieze Projects, solo project for Frieze Art Fair, London (october 2011)
Living As Form, solo project, Creative Time, New York (september 2011)
A Future Pump House : Ideas, Thoughts and Plans, Pumphouse gallery, London
We Are Grammar, Pratt Institute, New York
CLAP, Hessel Museum of Art, CCS Bard College, NY
Too late, too little, (and how) to fail gracefully, KunstFort Asperen (NL), curatorial project

2010
Charming the Snake of Reason, ENJOY, Wellington, curated by Marnie Slater
The Crude and The Rare, Cooper Union, New York
Are you really sure that a floor can't also be a ceilingENEL award 2010, MACRO Museum, Rome (solo)
Making Ships in Bottles, CGP London
Vivid Gallery Design Miami / Basel
Communication Networks-Art institutions and New Publics, Mestna Gallerija, Ljubljana
Mataro Chauffeur Service in No soul for sale, A festival for Independents, Tate Modern, London
Speculation, Commonlands, Oslo. Curated by Karolin Tampere and Ase Lovgren
Manufacturing Today, Trondheim. Curated by Cristina Ricupero
Artefacts III: Artists making Furniture / Designers making Art, Vivid, Rotterdam
The secret life of objects, Glucksman gallery, Cork
Portscapes, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam. Curated by Latitudes, Barcelona
Learning from Vancouver, Bik van der Pol In Dialogue with Urban Subjects, Western Front, Vancouver
Actors, Agents and Attendants: Speculations on the Cultural Organisation of Civility, SKOR, Amsterdam

Selected exhibitions and projects

2009
It isn't what it used to be and will never be again, CCA-Centre for contemporary art, Glasgow (solo)
Xth Biennale de Lyon
Generosity is the new political, Wysing Art
Centre, Cambridge
Public Arena, InContext3, Tallaght, Dublin
One Day Sculpture, Auckland, New Zealand
Artistas de Vangardia (Graciela Carnevale archive) and Bik Van der Pol, Pumphouse gallery, London
Blind Chance & Possible Futures, Haarlem

2008
I've got something in my eye, Marie Louise Hessel Museum/CCS Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson, NY (curatorial project)
PLUG-IN 28, Pay Attention, Act2 and Act 3, van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Questioning History, NFI/Nederlands Foto Museum, Rotterdam, curated by Frank van der
Stok
Now Jump, Nam Jun Paik Art Center, GyeongGi, South Korea
Platform 21, Zuidas, Amsterdam
Letters From A Front, Action Field Kodra, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Greece
Spaport, Banja Luka
Beyond Paradise, SMBA, Amsterdam
U-Turn, Copenhagen
For Reasons of State, ISP Whitney, New York
Becoming Dutch, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Utopia Transfer, Kiscelli Museum, Budapest (curated by Barnabas Bencsik)
Unfair Art Fair, Rome

Selected exhibitions and projects

2007
PLUG-IN 28, Pay Attention, Act 1, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven (NL)
Temporary Measures, Associates, London
Differentiated Neighborhoods, Centre for Visual Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, curated by Eric Zoran
25 year later. Welcome To Art In General, Art In General at UBS, New York
10th International Istanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, IstanbulIstanbul, 59 Locations, A Format for Nightcomers
Sunset Cinema, a project with Apolonija Sustersics, Trans(cient) City, Luxemburg 2007, curated by Hou Hanru
Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Volksgarten-The Politics of Belonging, curated by Adam Budak
Trajectories, LCCA, Riga, curated by Maria Lind
Models for Tomorrow, Europeische Kunsthalle, Cologne, curated by Nicolaus Schaffhausen
Monuments of our Discontent: Expiration of Place, 2nd Moscow Biennale, Curator: Lolita Jablonskiene

2006
Issue Fighters: Thought is made in the mouth, Insa Art Space, Seoul (exhibition, workshop and publication +82)
Context 3, research grant and project, Dublin (continued 2008)
Fly Me To The Moon, project for the New Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Past Imperfect, Casco Issues 9, concept by Bik Van der Pol, compiled and edited with Lisette Smits, designed by Will Holder, published by Casco, Utrecht, distributed by Revolver, Frankfurt
More Stories on Absence, Antwerpen
The Domain of the Great Bear: Dystopische Landschaft Kunstraum Muenchen, Munich
Naked Life, Museum of Contemporary Arts Taipei (MOCA Taipei), curated by Manray Hsu & Maren Richter
On Mobility, CAC, Vilnius
I Confess That I was There, Interface, Belfast
Dormir, rêver et autres nuits, CAPC, Bordeaux

Selected exhibitions and projects

How to Do Things? - In the Middle of (No)Where..., Kiev. Uqbar, Gesellschaft für Representations-forschung, Berlin
Strategies of learning , Periferic 7, Biennale Iasi, Rumania
2005
Rec., Esther Schipper gallery (annex), Berlin
Ford Boxes, Cork Caucus, Cork, Ireland
Secession, Vienna
Exposorium, Free University, Amsterdam
On Mobility, Buro Friedrich, Berlin,
On Mobility, De Appel, Amsterdam
Rotterdam Project, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Magazijn van de Verbeelding, Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen
Life, once more, Forms of Reenactment in Contemporary ArtWitte de With, Rotterdam

2004
K: Mobile Home, mobile research center and exhibition space (with Korteknie and Stuhlmacher architects), Virtueel Museum, Amsterdam
Social Affairs!, project and film program for Ministry of Social Affairs, The Hague,
Teasing Minds, Kunstverein München, München (a project for SMS (School of Missing Studies), with Stealth Group
Open Process, Terrassa, Hangar, Barcelona
PR 04. tribute to the messenger, Puerto Rico, organized by M&M proyectos

Selected exhibitions and projects

2003
Casco projects, Utrecht
Beyond, Leidsche Rijn, Utrecht, Nomads in Residence, mobile workspace for artists (with Korteknie and Stuhlmacher architects)
Cargo, Almere, Andare A Zonzo, a walk through Almere as preparation for a film
Rooseum, Malmö, Universal Studios Part 1, Sleep With Me
galerie Maisonneuve, Paris, Time-warp
CAC, Vilnius, Lituania 24/7
Puddles, Jusshi School, Tokyo
Until We Meet Again, Strip, Vlaardingen
Cargo, Almere
Witte de With, Rotterdam, Social Actors in Transformation, Parallel Practices, in collaboration with Stealth Group
Ludwig Museum, Budapest, gravitation, (Untitled (after Miklos Erdely): a project for Moskva Ter)
Affinity Archive, curated by Sarah Pierce, Dublin, Ireland

2002
TENT., Rotterdam, Married by Powers, a selection from the collection Frac Nord-Pas de Calais by Bik Van der Pol
Office of the Foundation of Young Artists, Budapest, Lobby/Office Piece, permanent installation
Marres, Maastricht, Stadsoase/City Oasis
Catching Some Air, library drawings, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque
Ministry of OCW, The Hague, Camera Obscura, proposal for Hoftoren (not realized)
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Strike, curated by Gavin Wade
TENT., Rotterdam, Foreign Affairs: Budapest
Exchange & Transform (Arbeitstitel), Kunstverein Munchen, Munich
Fonds BKVB, Las Palmas, Rotterdam, Commitment, curated by Edwin Janssen
Marres, Maastricht, Hortus III

Selected exhibitions and projects

2001
White Box, New York, Loompanics
Buro Friedrich, Berlin, Insert, with works of Lee Lozano
de Paviljoens, Almere, Love and Happiness
Exedra, Hilversum
Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York, Lost In Space, curated by Raul Zamudio
Kunsthalle Tirol, Halle, Exits
2000
Moderna Museet Projekt, Stockholm, Absolut Stockholm, label or life city on a platform
Kentler Art Space, New York, Catching Some Air
Public Art Fund, New York: GOOD: Improper Property (proposal, not realized)
ArtShelter, Textielmuseum, Tilburg, with Sue Williamson (SA)
Frere, Independent Art Fair, Chelsea Inn Hotel, New York
Territory, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
Clocktower Gallery, International Studio Program PS1, New York, Clockwork 2000
Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, Trailer

1999
Surge Gallery/ICAEE, Tokyo, Studio Piece
MK Gallery, Rotterdam
Until We Meet Again, Vlaardingen, information kiosk (not realized)
de Gele Rijder, Arnhem, Proposition for Reclaiming a Space Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
KENT Gallery, New York, Department for Public Appearances
MK Gallery, Berlin Art Fair, Berlin
Niggendijker, Groningen, P001a/P003b,
Rooseum, Malmo, On The Sublime
1998
Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
TXtShift, Utrecht
Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, New Text Based Work
galerie Waalkens, Finsterwolde, Contribution for Henk Peeters
W139, Amsterdam, Plaats
The Powder Room, Rotterdam
1997
Vaalserberg, Rotterdam, To Be Me, contribution for Giorgio Sedotti
Duende, Rotterdam, Perish
East International, Norwich

Selected exhibitions and projects

1996
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Bookshop Piece, with Peter Fillingham
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris; Lisbon, Live/Life
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Peiling 5, with Peter Fillingham
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Peiling 5, with Peter Fillingham
1995
Duende, Rotterdam, The Shower Piece, for REST, with Peter Fillingham
Cubitt Gallery, Londen The Kitchen Piece, living space of Jos van der Pol, Duende, Rotterdam, with Peter Fillingham