1957

lives and works in Haarlem (NL)



upcoming solo presentations


2022          SUSTAINABLE NATURE   LUMC Gallery (Europian City of Science Leiden 2022)

2022          Castellvm Aqvae, Bloemendaal


solo exhibitions and installations - selection


2020          THE IMPORTANCE OF WANDERING #2   at the house of art collector Marieke Sanders

2020          INSIDE / OUTSIDE   Frans Hals Museum HOF (installation)

2020          THE IMPORTANCE OF WANDERING   Art Space Block C, Groningen

2018          AMULET   Buitenplaats Beeckestijn (installation)

2016          SENT AFTER WAR POSTS   Kunstfort Vijfhuizen (installation) - see website

2016          UNSEEN bookmarket, Amsterdam   Johan Deumens Gallery

2015          EMBEDDED ART   Soesterberg/National Military Museum (installation) - see website

2011          UNE HISTOIRE NATURELLE   Institut Néerlandais, Paris (Fr.)

2010          THE MORNING WAS FULL OF PROMIS 2016   Noord-Holland Biennale

2010          LC - LATEST NEWS   VDHG/Noorderlicht, Leeuwarden

2009          JOURNAL   Museum De Pont, Tilburg - see website

2009          Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam

2007/08     ARTIST’S BOOKS  De Hallen, Haarlem - booklet

2006          THE TOTAL HOMELESS PACKAGE   Stroom, The Hague (installation) - see website

2005          A PERSONAL GEOGRAPHIC/THE ACTS OF MERCY   De Hallen, Haarlem - see website

2004          MUTE   Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem  (sight-specific)

2003          I SHOULD’VE KNOWN   Gallery Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam

2003          ZOMAAR VANZELF   Stroom, The Hague (audio tour)

2001          I REALLY LOVE THIS PLACE   Central Museum, Utrecht

2000          THIRST   Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

2000          ASK ME NO QUESTIONS AND I'LL TELL YOU NO LIES   De Vishal, Haarlem (installatie)

1999          DID IT AGAIN   Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam

1999          Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem

1998          KLEUREN VAN WATER   ACHK-De Paviljoens, Almere (installatie)

1995          SO HAPPY TOGETHER   Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem

1994          Niggendijker, Groningen (installatie)

1989          Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem


groupshows and art manifestations - selection


2022          COLLAGES - ASSEMBLAGES   Paviljoen Welgelegen, Haarlem - cur. Rob de Vries

2022          EEN VER AFGELEGEN HUIS   De Vishal, Haarlem - see website

2020          UNLOCKED/RECONNECTED   Frans Hals Museum HAL - see website

2019          ZEITRAUM   De Vishal, Haarlem  (with David Claerbout, Kees de Goede en Philip Akkerman)

2019          NO THANKS!   AG, Utrecht - cur. Bas Fontein

2019          LIBRARY EXHIBITIONS   Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven - see website

2018          THE BOOK OF NATURE / ARTisBOOK   CBK, Groningen

2018          RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRANS HALS   Frans Hals Museum HOF / HAL

2017          HUMOUR   De Hallen, Haarlem

2016          JACHT MET DE CAMERA   Netherlands Photo Museum, Rotterdam - see website

2016          HACKING HABITAT   Foundation Niet Normaal, Utrecht - cur. Ine Gevers - see website

2015          ICONOGRAPHIE   FRAC Limousin (Fr.)

2015          FRUITY MARMALADE  Museum Haarlem (Verwey-Wilmering)

2015          CHARACTERISTIC FACES   Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent (Be.)

2014          REPETITION AS AN ONGOING STATE OF CHANGE   Johan Deumens Gallery

2014          AT FIRST SIGHT   Teylers Museum, Haarlem - cur. Bert Sliggers

2013          KAREL’S CHOICE   De Hallen, Haarlem - cur. Karel Schampers

2013          YES NATURALLY   GEM, The Hague - cur. Ine Gevers - see website

2012          UNTOLD STORIES   Johan Deumens Gallery

2012          PHOTO MATTERS   De Hallen, Haarlem

2012          REST IN PRESS   LiMAC, Madrid (Sp.) - see website

2011          UNHEIMLICH VERTRAUT · BILDER VOM TERROR   C/O Berlin (Ger.) - cur. Felix Hoffmann

2010          film PLAN   at NIET NORMAAL, Amsterdam - cur. Ine Gevers

2010          QUICKSCAN   Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam - cur. Frits Gierstberg

2006          HUMOR vs. ART   Centraal Museum, Utrecht

2006          NEDERLAND 1   MuseumgoudA, Gouda - cur. Tiong Ang

2004          VERWORPENEN  & ZONDAGSKINDEREN   De Hallen, Haarlem - cur. Karel Schampers

2002          COMMITMENT   Fonds BKVB, Rotterdam

2002          FACES, PEOPLE AND SOCIETY   De Hallen, Haarlem - cur. Karel Schampers

2000          HOUDBAAR   ACHK-de Paviljoens, Almere

1999          PANORAMA 2000   a sight-specific exhibition of Centraal Museum on location in Utrecht

1999          WERELD & WANDEL VAN LUUK W.   Hedah, Maastricht

1999          A PALLID HOUSE   W139, Amsterdam - cur. Jean Bernard Koeman

1997          (NO)VACANCIES   on location in Heslinki, Finland (sight-specific at Vantaa City Art Museum)

1997          FRAMED AREA   on location round Schiphol Airport (sight-specific)

1996          HEBBEN WIJ HET GEWETEN?   Provincial Museum Hasselt (Be.)

1995          VERBODEN TOEGANG VOOR ONBEVOEGDEN   De Vishal, Haarlem

1995          NIET BIEN / TRÈS GOED   Les Brasseurs, Liege (Be.)

1995          DE HEELAL HOED   De Vleeshal, MIddelburg (films van Nederlandse kunstenaars)

1994          proton ICA, Amsterdam - cur. Ranti Tjan

1992          Galerie Georges Verney-Carron, Villeurbanne (Fr.)

1991          PEILING ’91   Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

1990          LINEA RECTA   Centraal Museum, Utrecht


publications and reviews - selection


2020          THE IMPORTANCE OF WANDERING   Katalin Herzog - see website

2019          EEN GEBOUW DAT KUNST ADEMT   AMC Kunstcollectie

2018          EEN FRISSE BLIK   De Zingende Zaag i.s.m. Frans Hals Museum (beeldbijdrage)

2017          HUMOUR   Frans Hals Museum-De Hallen, Haarlem

2016          MISTER MOTLEY   by Pieke Werner - see website

2016          HACKING HABITAT   Nai010 Publishers

2014          BILDERDIJK SUPERSTAR   De Zingende Zaag (beeldbijdrage)

2013          SERIOUS PLEASURE   Frans Hals Museum-De Hallen, Haarlem

2013          COLOUR LOGICS   HKU, Frank Koolen & Fleur van Muiswinkel

2013          YES NATURALLY   Nai010 Publishers

2013          THE GLORIOUS RISE AND FALL ... (and so on)   KW14

2012          MISTER MOTLEY, #32 - Recente Geschiedenis

2011          UNE HISTOIRE NATURELLE   Filigranes Édition (Fr.) - see website

2011          UNHEIMLICH VERTRAUT · BILDER VOM TERROR   Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König

2010          METROPOLIS M website   Lotte ten Voorde - see website

2010          THE MAN WHO NEVER EXPERIENCED ANYTHING   Roma Publications nr.144

2010          QUICKSCAN   Nederlands Fotomuseum

2009          NRC HANDELSBLAD   interview Sandra Smallenburg - interview

2009          DE GROENE AMSTERDAMMER (magazine)   by Jannie Regnerus - interview

2009          HEEL ANDER BLAD   Museum De Pont/Roma Publications nr.124

2008          GODBETERT + GOD BETERE ‘T   De Zingende Zaag (beeldbijdrage)

2007          ARTISTS' BOOKS   Caldic Collection, Rotterdam

2007          MISTER MOTLEY #13 - Het Bewijs

2006          VERKNIPT EN VERSTRIPT   De Zingende Zaag (beeldbijdrage)

2006          KITSCH UNEDITED   Museum De Pont, Tilburg

2005          A PERSONAL GEOGRAPHIC   in collaboration with ARTIMO

2002          AFTER IMAGE   a project of Rein Jelle Terpstra

2001          I REALLY LOVE THIS PLACE   Central Museum, Utrecht

2000          Tirade   383, nr.1

1999          PANORAMA 2000   Central Museum, Utrecht

1998          VRIJ NEDERLAND, nr.10   The selection of the museum director: Sjarel Ex


residencies and grants - selection


2021          Project Grant Artists   Mondriaan Fonds

2020          Stipendium Established Artists   Mondriaan Fonds

2017          Project Grant Artists   Mondriaan Fonds

2016          Stipendium Established Artists   Mondriaan Fonds

2011          Stipendium Established Artists   Mondriaan Fonds

2009          Project Grant   Fonds BKVB

2008          Project Grant   Fonds BKVB

2011          Project Grant   Fonds BKVB

2010          ATELIER HOLSBOER, Paris (Fr.)   Institut Néerlandais / Fonds BKVB


work in collections - selection


Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag

Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar

Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem

Centraal Museum, Utrecht

Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

Pinakotheken München

Museum of Modern Art, New York

New York Public Library

The Clarck Art Institute, Williamstown

Centre Georges Pompidou / Bibliothèque Kandinsky, Paris

Bibliothèque national de France, Paris

FRAC, Limousin

and private collections in NL, Be, Ger, Sw, Fr, UK, USA


associated proffesional activities - selection


2007/23     teacher at HKU Fine Art   HKU / University of the Arts Utrecht

2022          commissioner/advisor Stroom, The Hague

2020          masterclass VHDG, Leewarden

2019          jury Gilbert de Bontridder Award at MAFAD, Maastricht

2016/18     commissioner/advisor Fonds Kwadraat

2016          THE BIG ART SHOW at City Theatre Haarlem in collaboration with Frans Hals Museum

2016          critical reflection on PhD-essay of Hans Scholten at University Leiden

2016          guest curator for KENNEMERBATALJON at Museum Haarlem (historical exhibition)

2016          portfolio review Netherlands Photo Museum, Rotterdam

2016          lecture at GRID, Groningen

2012/16     commissioner/advisor Mondriaan Fonds

2015          guest curator and tutor MAR-KABK / Gemak, Den Haag

2012          lecture at Studium Generale HKU / University of the Arts Utrecht

2012          workshop PhotoDepartament, St. Petersburg (Ru.)

2011/15     commissioner/advisor Board for Art and Design in Public Space  City Council Utrecht

2005          lecture De Hallen, Haarlem

2004          lecture and guest tutor Fine Art Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

2004          lecture and guest tutor Fine Art Zuyd University of Applied Science, Maastricht

2004          lecture STROOM, The Hague

2001          guest tutor Fine Art AKV/St.Joost, Den Bosch



Many of my projects were realized with kind support of the Mondriaan Fond


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Luuk Wilmering