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b. Johannesburg, South Africa Lives and works in Amsterdam EDUCATION 2013 - 2016 Bachelor of Fine Art, Fine Arts Department, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (NL) SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2017 Belly Buster, puntWG, Amsterdam (NL) GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2018 10 Years, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg (NL) Infinity Studio, Kampnagel, Hamburg (DE) Noisy Walls, Amsterdam (NL) 2017 Helicotrema 6, Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee playlist, Venice (IT) NEU NOW Online Festival, ELIA (European League of Institutes of the Arts) 2016 ZPF 11 09, Graduation Show, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (NL) The Syncopated Dialectics of Words and Things, curated by Jean Bernard Koeman, Rietveld Glass Pavillion, Amsterdam (NL) Bots Bodies, Beasts, Vlaamse Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL) 2015 Hey, Do You Speak Favorite? Apprentice/Master, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg (NL) Mutter, Historical Materialism, Teylers Museum, Haarlem (NL) 2014 Bukake Bukakke, Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (NL) Voice ~ Creature of Transition, Vlaamse Cultuurhuis de Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL) 2013 The One Minutes, Sandberg Institute (NL) 2011 Independent Publishing Project, Blank Projects, Cape Town (ZA) 2010 To Whom It May Concern: Cape Town (ZA) (graduation) RESIDENCIES 2014 BochumerStraße Spricht, Gelsenkirchen (DE) (Rietveld Fine Arts) GRANTS AND AWARDS 2018 Mondriaan Fonds: Werkbijdrage Jong Talent (NL) 2017 AFK (Amsterdamse fonds voor de Kunst): Project funding for Belly Buster (NL) Nominated for NEU NOW Prize for Emerging Artists 2016 Nominated for Gerrit Rietveld Academy Thesis Prize (NL) 2015 Rietveld Academy Profile Fund (NL) 2012 Stichting Studiefonds voor Zuid-Afrikaanse Studenten (SSF) (NL) 2010 Dean Merit Award: Bachelor of Technology (Cum Laude), Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town (ZA) ACTIVITIES 2018 Artistic committee of puntWG, Amsterdam (NL) 2017 Walkabout, Belly Buster for West Wednesdays, Amsterdam (NL) Guest curator with Anna Frijstein for ‘Rehearsal’ Exhibition and Symposium for Rietveld Fine Arts, SSBA Salon: Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam (NL) 2016 Artist Presentation, Failed to Sync (Talks) by Anna Frijstein, Punt WG (NL) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [email] michelle@michelleson.co.za