CV Jeanne van Heeswijk


1988 — 1990 Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, the Netherlands
1983 — 1988 Academie voor Beeldende Vorming, Tilburg, the Netherlands

Projects and exhibitions

Durational projects for public space (a selection):
Philadelphia Assembled (2014 – ongoing)
PARKWERK, Dinslaken (2014 — ongoing)
Habitorials, a showground of real living, Cambridge (2014-ongoing)
2Up2Down, Liverpool Biennale, Liverpool (2010-2013)
Freehouse — Radicalizing the local (September 2008-ongoing)
Tomorrows Market, Rotterdam (September 2008-ongoing)
Cooperative Value Store (February 2013-ongoing)
Face Your World, Museumpark, Rotterdam (November 2006-August 2007)
Amnesia of a Landscape, area of the N470 (2006-2008)
Ariadne, the cities of Helden, Kessel, Maasbree and Meijel (2005-2006), St-Oedenrode (2008)
The Blue House, IJburg, Amsterdam (May 2005-December 2009)
Face Your World, StedelijkLab Slotervaart, Staalmanplein area, Amsterdam (January-July 2005)
Dwaallicht, Nieuw Crooswijk, Rotterdam (August 2004-June 2005)
The Future from the Sidelines, Gilden en Vroedschapwijk, Gorinchem (March-June 2003)
De Strip, Until we meet again, Westwijk, Vlaardingen (May 2002-May 2004)
FREEHOUSE, the city of Rotterdam (2001-ongoing)
Valley Vibes. The vibe-detector, Lea Valley, London (1998-2000)
A House for the Community, Oud-Beijerland (1996-2003)

Projects for solo exhibitions (a selection):

Working towards a project in BAK (basis voor actuele kunst), Utrecht (Opening September 2019) More info coming soon
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Assembled (September – December 2017)
Queens Museum, Public Faculty no 9 (May 2015)
Hollywood Boulevard, Public Faculty no. 8 (June 2014)
Generator, Vranje Public Faculty no. 3 (March 2012)
Chabot Museum, Rotterdam, Netwerk, Aardappel, Eigenheimer (June-September 2011)
Goulburn Regional Gallery, C3 West, MCA Sydney, Talking Trash (April-May 2010)
Bloemhof, Rotterdam, Public Faculty 2 (September 2010)
RAM Gallery, Citizens Tales (January-February 20010)
Kaunas City Center, Friendly Zone # 2, commission Kaunas Biennale, Waiting for Return (November 2009)
't Gemaal, Rotterdam, Knowledge centre The Market of Tomorrow (August-September 2009)
Press to Exit, Skopje, Faculty of Publicness (October 2008)
Stavanger Cultural Capital 2008, It Runs in the Neighbourhood (Neighbourhood Secrets, June 2007-October 2008)
RAM Gallery, Art Rotterdam, Dwaallicht (February 2008)
RAM Gallery, Art Amsterdam, Hoofdstuk 1, Games People Play (May 2006)
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Face Your World, StedelijkLab Slotervaart (October-November 2005)
Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Games People Play (September-October 2004)
Wexner Center, Columbus, Face Your World (June-August 2002)
Casco, Utrecht, Casco, Coffee & Communication (2001-2002)
Kunstlerhaus Bremen, Krach Slagen (Urban Neighbourhoods, November 2000)
Artists Space, New York, Subway to the Outside (January-July 1999)
PS1 Studio Programme, New York, Hotel New York P.S.1 (November 1998-August 1999)
Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Secret City (September-October 1997)
Villa Alckmaer, Centrum voor Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, State of Mind (January-February 1996)
Travelling, Room with a view (1993-1998)

Projects for group exhibitions (a selection):

TENT, Acts of Balance (The Value of Nothing), September-November 2014
Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Radicalizing the Local (Museum of Arte Util), December 2013-March 2014
Stuk, Leuven, Freehouse, Radicalize local production 2008-2012 (The City Shaped), February 2013
Copenhagen Art Festival, Copenhagen, Public Faculty 5, august 2012
Park Design, Brussel, Wastelanders; Occupation of transformation, June-September 2012
Stuk, Leuven, Works, Typologies and Capacities 1993-2012 (The Social, February 2012)
Evento 2011, Le Grand Deballage de la Vie Associative, Bordeaux (October 2011)
Creative Time, Valley Vibes (Living as Form, September-October 2011)
Museum of Modern Art Moskow, Living Portraits of Unspoken Reality (Impossible Communities September 2011)
Museum of modern Art Sydney (In the Balance, August-October 2010)
Moderne Galerija, Ljublijana, You and the city (Museum on the street, January-February 2009)
La Biennale di Venezia, Fields of (Inter)Action (Beyond Architecture, September-November 2008)
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Dreaming (September-November 2008)
Axel Lapp Projects, Berlin, Narratives of Desire (February-March 2008)
Museum Jan Heestershuis, Some 7 (De wereld is groter dan Schijndel, December 2007-January 2008)
De Paviljoens, Almere, Works, Typologies and Capacities 1993-2008 (At Random, November 2007-April 2008)
Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam, Fields of (Inter)Action (A Better World - Another Power, May-October 2007)
VJ10, Brussels, In The Field Of Players (Tracks in electr(on)ic fields, November-December 2007)
RAM Gallery, Rotterdam, Preview Amnesia of a Landscape (Preview, March 2007)
Busan Biennale, Casco Mobile (Tales of Two Cities, September-November 2006)
Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, Draw a Line (Play, The Art of the Game, June-September 2006),
Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, Narratives of Desire (World Unlimtited, June-September 2006)
Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Narratives of Desire (Reality 10'55 Odense, February-May 2006)
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Dwaallicht (Project Rotterdam, July-September 2005)
La Biennale di Venezia, De Strip (NowHere Europe, June-July 2005)
Z33, Hasselt, Casco Mobile (Living in Motion, November 2004-February 2005)
Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, A Paper House (Freibezetst, May-June 2005)
Taipei Biennial, A Paper House (Do You Believe in Reality?, October 2004-January 2005)
Witte de With, Rotterdam, In The Field of Players (Tracer, September-October 2004),
ArToll, Bedburg-Hau, In The Field of Players (Kunstlabor, September 2004)
NGBK, Berlin, Works, Typologies and Capacities 1993-2003 (Tatig Sein, May-June 2004)
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Draw a Line (We are The World, March-May 2004)
International Film Festival Rotterdam, In The Field of Players (Power : Play, January-February 2004)
La Biennale di Venezia, Draw a Line (We are The World, June-September 2003)
Witte de With, Rotterdam, A Paper House (Squaters 2, October-December 2001)
Art Gallery Tokyo Opera City, Draw a Line (Territory, August-October 2000)
Royal College of Art London, Valley Vibes (Democracy!, April-May 2000)
MANIFESTA 1, Rotterdam, NEsTWORK (June-August 1996)

Prizes, grants, collections:

Keith Haring Fellowship in Art and Activsm, Bard College (2014)
Curry Stone Prize for social Design Pioniers (2012)
Nominated for Freehouse for the Design prize (2012)
Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change, Creative Time (2011)
Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Amnesia of a Landscape (2010)
Collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, It runs in the Neighbourhood (2010)
Nominated with Mel chin and Pablo Helguerro for the International award for Participation, Bologna, 2010
Collection Historical Museum Rotterdam, Dwaallicht The Knight of Memory (2008)
Residency and fellowship, Lucas Artists Programs at Montalvo Arts Center, California (2007)
Collection Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Some 7 (2006)
Participation in Urban renewal prize for FYW Stedelijklab Slotervaart, Ministry of VROM, Utrecht (2006)
Europrix Citizen, Democracy and E-government 2005 for Face Your World, Europrix Rotterdam (2005)
Hendrik Chabot prijs 2002, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Rotterdam (2002)
Residency, Villa Arson Nice, Accompanying grant of Ministere de la culture et de la communication, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (2001-2002)
MamaCash Kunstprijs 2000, MamaCash Amsterdam (2000)
Participant of The International Studio Programme of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, grant of Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam (1989-1999)


Lectures, symposiums and workshops (a selection):

Speaker Design Indaba, Cape Town, 2013
Speaker Harvard Curry Stone Symposium, 2012
Speaker 'Art Questions', 12th Elia conference, Vienna, 2012
Artist in Residency, Academy of Architecture Amsterdam 2010-2011
Speaker, Deschooling Society, Serpentine Gallery,London (2010)
Speaker, Open Engagement, Marabouparken, Stockholm (2009)
Teacher, Institute Cultural Studies in the Arts, Zürcher Hochschule der Künste(2008-2009)
Speaker and co-organiser seminar Socially Yours, Polytechnical University, Hong Kong (2007)
Speaker, symposium Interact or Die, DEAF07, Rotterdam (2007)
Speaker, Evasions of Power, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia (2007)
Lecture, Architectural Association, London (2007)
Speaker, Der öffentliche Raum, Depot, Vienna (2006)
Speaker, Can we take that serious, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam (2006)
Speaker, symposium Inter-disciplinary practice, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde (2005)
Speaker, expert meetings Acknowledgements, Arco '05, Madrid (2005)
Organizing speaker, The End, De Strip, Vlaardingen (2004)
Speaker, Art & Science, Studium Generale University of Leiden (2002)
Speaker, 5th Architectural Symposium, Pontresina (2002)
Speaker, symposium Generosity projects, CCAC, San Franciscio (2002)
Lecture / performance, Service, Kunsthalle Budapest (2001)
Speaker, symposium Curating in the 21st Century, The New Art Gallery, Walsall (2000)
Associated collaborator of CHORA, Urbanism and Architecture, Tokyo Stories, workshop, Ohno lab Tokyo University (2000)
Speaker, symposium Are they allowed to do that, Linz (2000)
Speaker, symposium The Use Value of Culture, Ljubljana (2000)
Speaker, symposium What's in a name, University of Gent (1999)
Speaker, Thermal Dynamic Reading Project, Soundlab, Tonic, New York (2000)
Speaker, symposium Curating post—Institutions, ICA, London (1999)
Speaker, symposium Curating Degree Zero, Bremen (1998)
Co-organiser, symposium Beyond Ethics and Aesthetics, An Encounter, workshops, arena discussion and artists interventions, Zaal de Unie, Rotterdam (1997)