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Feiko Beckers (1983) was born in Witmarsum, the Netherlands. He currently lives and works in Brussels, Belgium.
 
 
 
Education  
2002-2006 Academie Minerva voor Beeldende Kunst en Vormgeving | Groningen
2005 Californian College of the Arts | San Francisco (US)
 
Residencies
2016 Tembe Art Studio | Moengo (Suriname)
2016 Kunsthuis SYB | Beetsterzwaag (NL)
2012-2013 Le Pavillon Neuflize OBC | Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
2010-2011 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten | Amsterdam
 
Solo Exhibitions
2017 The Understanding of Nonsense | Beursschouwburg, Brussels (BE)
2015 Where everything is safe and sound | Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
  A conversation is a risk to lose your own opinion | Le CAP, Saint Fons (FR)
2013 My rock is also your thing | Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
  Slow And Gradual | Meet Factory, Prague (CZ)
  Solo presentation at Liste 18, Basel (CH) with Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art
2012 The arranging of books by color | deServiceGarage, Amsterdam
2007 Painkilers for Redheads/the Artist and other works | Hedah Centre for Contemporary Art, Maastricht
 
Group Exhibitions and Screenings (selection)
2017 Living In Dreams | De Bond, Bruges (BE)
2016 Welkom Thuis | Villa Zebra, Rotterdam
  Cairotronica | Cairo, EG
  Games People Play | NEST, Den Haag
2015 Didn’t know But Knew It All Along | Onomatopee, Eindhoven
  Athens Digital Arts Festival | Athene, GR
  Tenderflix | Tenderpixel/ICA, London UK
  Paradocs | IDFA, EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam
  Liste20 | Basel CH (with Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam)
  Kasseler Dokfest | Kassel, DE
2014 Acting Truthfully Under the Circumstances | Tenderpixel, London (UK)
  Layers: Die Arbeit | WORM, Rotterdam
  Soft Machines | IMPAKT Festival, Utrecht
  Supermarket 2014 | Stockholm, (SE) (with NEST, Den Haag)
  An elaborate set of keys | Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
2013 IDFA 2013 | Amsterdam
  Narcissistic Tendencies | NEST, Den Haag
  Apathy is not my friend | Chapter House Lane, Melbourne (AU)
  Nouvelle Vague | Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR)
  Past Future | Biennale d’art contemporain d’Anglet, Anglet (FR)
  Destiny: The B's | Galerie Anne Barrault, Paris (FR)
  Edible Glasses | Western Front, Vancouver (CA)
2012 5x3 | Kunstraum Düsseldorf (GR)
  I Fail Good | Beursshouwburg, Brussels (BE)
  In Search Of... | Academie Minerva, Groningen
  TJCC Festival | Théâtre de Gennevilliers, Paris (FR)
  A Dutch Landscape | La Casa Encendida, Madrid, (SP)
2011 RijksakademieOpen 2011 | Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
  Mijn vriend en ik | 21Rozendaal, Enschede
Making a birthday cake with my mother | Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
  Abstraction Surface Air | Bureau des Videos, Paris (FR)
2010 VideoProsjkekter | Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand (NO)
  RijksakademieOpen 2010 | Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
  Deja-Vu | De Fabriek, Eindhoven
   
Performances (selection)  
2017 A Disappointment You Can Rely on | Beursschouwburg/Performatik, Brussels (BE)
2016 A Problem Lost Is A Problem Solved | Kai10 Art Foundation, Dusseldorf (DE)
2015 Being Surprised Is Admitting You Were Wrong | Land Art Live, Zeewolde
  Deadpan and Disco | Marres, Maastricht
  The exact opposite of the exact opposite | Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
  Deadpan and Disco | PACT Zollverein, Essen (D)
  Deadpan and Disco | Beursschouwburg, Brussels (B)
  The exact opposite of the exact opposite | Onomatopee, Eindhoven
2014 The exact opposite of the exact opposite | Tenderpixel, London (UK)
  Liveworks Performance Art Award | Centrale Fies, Dro (IT)
2013 Educating Artists? | KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (DE)
  No cause for celebration | De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
  Cinq saynètes pour deux | Glassbox, Paris (FR)
  No chance of success whatsoever | Liste 18, Basel (CH)
  Accident with Red Car | Art13 London (UK) with Yeo Workshop
2012 Accident with Red Car | Kunstraum Düsseldorf (GR)
  An Evening with Feiko Beckers | Beursshouwburg, Brussels (BE)
  StukStart | STUK, Leuven (BE)
  Advantages and disadvantages | De Appel Arts Centre/Witte de With, Rotterdam
  Deus ex Machina | De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam
  No chance of success whatsoever | Theater Frascati, Amsterdam
2011 Three Options | Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
  Making sense of my horoscope | Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
  A story about my fathers heart attack... | Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
2010 Cracker #1 Performance Festival | Self Service Art Space, Stuttgart, (GE)
2008 International Prize for Performance | Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, (IT)
   
Awards/Grants  
2014 Mondriaan Foundation (basic stipend)
2012 Mondriaan Foundation (work budget)
  Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst | Amsterdam
2011 dr. Hendrik Muller's Vaderlandsch Fonds | Den Haag
2010 dr. Hendrik Muller's Vaderlandsch Fonds | Den Haag
2009 Hendrik de Vries Stipendium | Groningen (nomination)
2008 Dutch Foundation of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture (starters stipend)
  International Prize for Performance | Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento (IT) (joint second prize)
  Klaas Dijkstra Fonds | Groningen
   
   
Publications
2016 De Ware Tijd (June 13, 2016)
2015 Metropolis M (October 6, 2015)
  Eindhovens Dagblad (March 5, 2015)
2013 609, Mediafonds (September 12, 2013)
  NRC Handelsblad (March 28, 2013)
  Het Parool (March 6, 2013)
  Decoy Magazine (February 1, 2013)
2012 RijksakademieOpen 2012 (December 1, 2012)
  In Search of... (September 2012)
  Mister Motley (September 2012)
  Beaux Arts Magazine (June, 2012)
  Het Parool (May 16, 2012)
Avro's Kunstbeeld (10-10-2011)
2011 NRC Handelsblad (25-11-2011)