CONTACT INFORMATION

1e Jan v/d Heijdenstraat 68/3

1072 TX, Amsterdam,

The Netherlands

+31 6 27 54 8667


BIOGRAPHY

1964 Born in ‘s-Hertogenbosch

1993-1995 Post-Graduate Degree Ateliers Arnhem, College of Higher Education of the Arts, Arnhem


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

20 Horsemen, Pulse 6, Studio Omstand, Arnhem, NL

2015

20 Horsemen, Bakery, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

Solo, Club Solo, Breda, NL

2011

Zand, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, NL

2010

Indian Garden, Art Amsterdam . Annet Gelink Galley,Amsterdam, NL

2006

56 Beaver St, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2003

Journal #2, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven,NL          

2002

Forest Time, The Bakery, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

She Did It Again, Le Studio, Yvon Lambert Galerie, Paris, F

2001

Team Gallery, New York, USA

Irvine Fine Arts Centre, Irvine, USA

2000

Project Space, Museum het Valkhof, Nijmegen, NL

1999

Cokkie Snoei Galerie, Rotterdam, NL

1998

Love, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, NL

1997

Hole in One, W139 Amsterdam, NL

Hole in One (second attempt) Galerie Nei Liicht, Dudelange,        Luxembourg


TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2001 

Apexart, New York  USA (with Clifford Lecuyer, under the auspices of Derek Eller Gallery, New York)

1998              

Blind Date, W 139, Amsterdam NL (with Slater Bradley)


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

Back to the Future, Annet Gellink Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

DWDD pop-up Museum, Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam, NL

2013          

In Delta Flux RURU Gallery Jakarta, Indonesia

2012            

In Search of, Academie Minerva, Groningen, NL

2011           

Zo Hollands, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL

Bormida Progetto, Locali ex Filanda, Monesiglio, IT

2010           

The house of my friends, Cidav Centro de Arte, Santo Domingo, Domincan Republic

On Demand, Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, NL

2008         

Gravity Art, TELIC Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, U.S.A

Beyond Kiosk, ICA Philadelphia, Bonner kunstverein, Centre d’art Contemporain Genève (curated by Christoph Keller)

33T & 45T Vinyl and Sleeves by Artists, Shashin Books,Amsterdam,NL

2007         

Time out, W139, Amsterdam NL

2006         

Lambretto, Milan, IT

2005              

Nederland Niet Nederland, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven NL

The Gravity in Art, De Appel, Centre of Contemporary Art,Amsterdam NL

Het leven levend maken/Making life come to life Ben d’Armagnac, Museum Het Domein, Sittard NL

2004              

Art Hypermarkets, Contesting Consumerism, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena IT

Art Rotterdam, (under the auspices of Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam)

Art 35 Basel (under the auspices of Annet Gelink GalleryAmsterdam)

Videodrome ll Batescollege, Lewiston, USA

Videodrome ll The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, USA

2003           

Defying Gravity, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, USA

Galerie Ron Mandos, Rotterdam NL

Public Spaces, Keukenhof, Lisse NL (under the auspices of the SKOR Foundation, Netherlands)

Zucht, De Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen NL

2002            

Superlounge, Gale Gates, Brooklyn  NY (curated by Andrea Salerno and Mari Spirito)

Videodrome II, New Museum of Contemporary Art,/Zentih Media Lounge New York USA (curated by Anne Ellegood)

Entre Amis/Among Friends, Platform, Dunkerque F      

Art Forum Berlin, (under the auspices of Annet Gelink Gallery           Amsterdam)

2001              

The People’s Art, Witte de With, Centre of Contemporary Art              Rotterdam NL (curated by Bartomeu Mari)

The People’s Art, Public Spaces Porto, P            

The Armory, New York USA (with Madeleine Berhemer, under the auspices of Cokkie Snoei GalleryRotterdam)           

2000              

Parel, Amsterdam

Missing, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich CH

Dutch Views, ARCO, Madrid (under the auspices of Cokkie Snoei Gallery, Rotterdam)

Zien is Geloven, Public Spaces, Gouda NL

1999          

Ideated Sensation, Galerie Singel 74, Amsterdam NL

Extra et Ordinaire, Le Printemps de Cahors, Cahors F

ArtConcept, Paris, F, "City Project"

From A to B and Back, Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam NL 

From B to A and Further, Art Max, Braunschweig D

Field@ Glassbox, Glassbox,  Paris F        

Liste 99, Basel (under the auspices Cokkie Snoei Gallery, Rotterdam)

Long Cold winter in an Endless Nameless, Studio 870, Los Angeles, USA

1998              

What Ever Happens, Archipel, Apeldoorn NL

Metis Galerie, Amsterdam

Slipstream, De Paraplufabriek Nijmegen NL       

Gramercy Art Fair, Cokkie Snoei/Torch New York

Time Fiction, Biennale Gelderland, Van Reekummuseum  Apeldoorn NL

De Très Courts Espaces de Temps, Centre National de la Photographie/Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris F

1997              

Booster up Dutch Courage, Post, Los Angeles, USA         

Forever Young, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam NL

Fast Forward, Fonds BKVB,, Amsterdam NL

Voor Mijn Moeder, Public Space, Leiden NL

1996              

Coop, Casco, Utrecht NL   

1995              

Installment, Hooghuis, Arnhem NL


PERFORMANCES

1996              

Overwinteren op Elba, Elba, Nijmegen NL           

Performing on the Edge, Tejatro Popular, Rotterdam NL

Everyone is a Winner, De Fabriek, Eindhoven NL

1995              

A Night at the Show, Field, Zürich

Bazaar 139, W139, Amsterdam NL


FILM SCREENINGS

2015

Ming Studios, Boise, Idaho, USA

Vertiges, Light Cone, Paris, France

2013          

Dutch Absurdism, Echo Park Film Center, Los Angeles, USA

2012          

Ned 2 VPRO, clip Düffels Möll and Backward in de film C.K van Barbara Visser 1 mrt 2012

2008          

Ground 3, Stichting Ruimtevaart, Den Haag                                                                                            2006          

Cineboards 2006 Eindhoven, Den Haag en Rotterdam

Re:visie “Pick up the Pieces" Nederlands Film Festival Centraalmuseum, Utrecht

2004           

33rd International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam

Holland in zicht, Rijksuniversiteit, Groningen

Blacklight, Tallinn, Estland

Koninklijk Belgisch filmarchief, Brussel, B

2003              

Lux, Nijmegen

Smart Project Space, Amsterdam

Fluxus and After, Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven (curated by Nelly Voorhuis)

2002              

Haags Filmhuis, Den Haag / De Balie, Amsterdam

2000              

Haags Filmhuis, Den Haag 

Collective Unconscious, NY, USA

Schiller Theater, Utrecht

Kunstkanaal, Amsterdam    

Korzo Theater, Den Haag

Theater de Kolk, Assen      

1999          

Ziegler, Groningen

Faktor 44, Antwerpen B     

Exit, Chisenhalle Gallery, London UK (curated by Martijn van Nieuwenhuyzen) De Unie, Rotterdam

KunstKanaal, Amsterdam

1998              

De Melkfabriek, ‘s-Hertogenbosch

Montevideo, Amsterdam

Scala, Utrecht

’t Hoogt, Utrecht

Kapel van het Paard, Den Haag

Field, Zurich

1997              

Paradiso, Amsterdam

De Unie, Rotterdam

Kapel van het Paard, Den Haag

Theater Kikker, Utrecht

NPS, NED3, Hilversum

Theater de Kolk, Assen / Haags Filmhuis           


ARTIST BOOKS

56 Beaver St, artist book by Jonmarc Edwards and Erik Wesselo, Episode Publishers, Rotterdam, 2006    

Forest Time, artist’s book by Will Oldham and Erik Wesselo, Artimo Publishers, Amsterdam, 2002


PUBLICATIONS

Domeniek Ruyters, Erik Wesselo Leven in een Loop, Metroplis M, 15 March 2015

Lucette ter Borg, Twintig ruiters overdonderen de kijker op de steppe van Lesotho, NRC, 26 Feb,2015

Edine Wijnands, Club Solo toont wereld Erik Wesselo, BN de Stem, 20 Feb 2015

Judith Vrancken, Club Solo Catelogue, Erik Wesselo, The event of time/Tijd als evenement, Breda, 2015 

Frits Gierstberg, Beeldproject/Imageproject, Maasvlakte 2, Dutch Photography Museum, Rotterdam, 2014

Jan Bosteels, De Kilk, interview in Focus number 1, jan 2012

Rob Perrée, Zand, Erik Wesselo, Kunstbeeld number 12/1, 2011-2012

Manuela Arami, Tele, Filmati, Scatole Larte nell’ ex filanda, La Stampa 29 jun 2011

Sacha Bronwasser, “Helemaal verdwijnen in het zand” Volkskrant, 8 dec 2011

Diewertje Mertens, Alexander Ramselaar koopt met zijn hart, Het Parool, 29 may 2010

Michiel Hogenboom, We Like Art, Indian Garden, Erik Wesselo, 4 june 2010

Lynne van Rhijn, “Een andere Tijdsschaal”, interview in Tube Light # 70, 7sept 2010                                                      

W139, Time Out Warmoesstraat 139 2004-2007 (Catalogue 2007)                                                                                          

Arend Evenhuis, “Vallen, dalen, verzinken of doedelzakkend stijgen”,Trouw, 3 jan, 2006

Sandra Smallenburg, “Een doedelzak als straalmotor”, NRC Handelsblad, 9 dec, 2005

The Gravity in Art, Martijn Calmthout, Theo Tegelaers, Rene Daalder De Appel, 2005 (Leaflet)

Art Hypermarkets, Contesting Consumerism, Palazzo delle Papesse,(Catalogue) It, 2004

Huston Pascal, Defying Gravity, Contemporary Art and Flight/

Prestelpublishing, (Cataloque) NY 2003

Lucette ter Borg, Kunstenaars herroveren het landschap, Vrij Nederland, 18 oct. 2003

Angelique Spaninks, Aardse Dromen, Tube Light #29, november 2003

Philip van den Bossche, interview in journal #2, Van Abbemuseum 13-9/9-11 2003

Dazed&Confused #87, “If you go down the woods today”, Eyespy: news march 2002

Gerrit van den Hoven, Foto’s en muziek vinden elkaar, Brabants Dagblad 14 feb. 2002

Anne van Driel, Melancholie kleurt Oostzee-eiland, De Volkskrant, 16 february 2002

Metro, Mysterieuze landschap’s foto’s van Erik Wesselo, Metro 15 february 2002

Ned Higgins, Man in a box, Artnet Magazine, august 2001

Kim Levin, Voice Choice, 18 august 2001

Christopher Bollen, Review, Time Out New York, 23-30 august 2001

Ken Johnson, Review, The New York Times, 10 august 2001

Salerno Spirit Constructions, “Steamy thoughts: In a minimal interior, a hot hunk keeps his cool under the heat” (Burning Up) Smock magazine issue #3, spring/summer 01

Derek Eller, Düffels Möll, Brochure Apexart, 2001

Carel Blotkamp/Bartomeu Mari, The People’s Art/Arte do Povo, 2001

Theo Tegelaers, Olie een film van Erik Wesselo, Museumnieuws Het Valkhof, 2000    

Cokkie Snoei, “Basta jaarboek van hedendaagse kunst in Nederland”, Erik Wesselo, Burning up, 1998, 16mm film,  2000  .

Anne van Driel, “David Lynch in Parijs”, De Volkskrant, 20 october 1999

Sacha Bronwasser “Heilig vuur in brandend haar”, De Volkskrant, 8 september 1999

Adriaan van der Have & Rafael von Uslar, “Evil Camouflage Chapter II; The Body”, Zingmagazine, spring/summer 1999

François Piron, Extra et Ordinaire, Le Printemps de Cahors’99/Actes Sud (Catalogue), 1999

Yann Beauvais, De très courts espaces de temps, Biennale de L’image Paris’98/Actes Sud (Catalogue) 1998

Sacha Bronwasser, “Kunst is als een passerend schip”, De Volkskrant, 17 nov. 1998

Sandra Smallenburg, “Biennale Gelderland in het tijdperk van globalisering”, NRC Handelsblad, 10 november 1998

Erik Hagoort, “Wat een blind-date niet leuk maakt”, De Volkskrant, 23 september 1998

Ineke Schwartz, “Vergeefs wachten op een pak verse melk”, De Volkskrant, 9 june 1998

Inge Pollet, “Erik Wesselo, De man in het ijsberenpak”, De kunsten uitgave van Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Arnhem jaargang 7 #1, april 1998

Ineke Schwartz, “Op gabberhouse swingend skelet”, De Volkskrant, 7 january 1998

Coop, Heather Allen, Stefano Pasquini, Erik Wesselo, In Casco Projects 1996

Bianca Stigter, Nederlands Film Festival, NRC Handelsblad, 30 september 1997

Michael Darling, “Art: Conceptual Country: Booster up Dutch Courage”, LA Weekly august 1997

Willem Sanders, “Antonin Artaud: “ I am he that for sheer existence sake, must lash out against his own naturalness", Erik Wesselo in Booster up Dutch Courage, 1997

Miklos Beyer, “The easy way in...and the easy way out...”, W.006 Hole in One, 1997

Lucette ter Borg, “W139 vastgeklonken aan molenwiek”, De Volkskrant, 16 april 1997

Cathelijne de Muijnck, “Lonesome cowboy Erik Wesselo”, Metropolis M #1, 1997


FILMOGRAPHY

20 Horsemen, Super 16 1'23 loop, sound colour, Lesotho 2014

Kolam, Super 8, mute B/W 16'28, India, 2012

Zand, 2x 16mm, mute colour 3’46 en 4’40  2x Super 16, mute colour 5’05 en 3’57, Netherlands, Dubai, India and South Korea 2011

Battery Park City, 2x 16mm, sound colour 4’16 en 2’10, USA 2006

Los Cojones del Diablo, Super 8, transfer to 16mm, mute b/w 3’35’, Spain 2006

She did it again, 16mm, mute colour 1mn loop, USA 2001

Olie, 16mm, sound colour 20 mn, NL 2000

Isostar, 16mm, mute colour 3’30’, NL 1998

Love, 16mm, mute colour 5 mn, NL 1998

Burning Up, 16mm, mute colour 5 mn, NL 1998

Düffels Möll, 16mm,  mute colour 5 mn, NL 1997

Luxembourg, 16mm, sound colour 4 mn, Luxembourg 1997

Backward, 16mm, sound colour 5 mn, NL 1996