Germaine Kruip

BIOGRAPHY
Born 1979 in Castricum, The Netherlands
Lives and works in Amsterdam and Brussels

EDUCATION
2000 - 2001
Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1989 – 1999
Das Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

AWARDS
2001
Charlotte Köhler Prize
1999
Prix de Rome, second prize, categorie Theater/ Autonomous art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
A Possibility of an Abstraction, Kaai Theater, Brussels, BE
2015
geometry of the scattering, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, NL
In Light of 25 Years, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Germaine Kruip, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, D
2014
A Possibility of An Abstraction, Experimental Media and performing Arts Center, Troy, USA
To The Magician's Mind, G262 Sofie Van De Velde, Antwerp, BE
2013
Geometric Exercises, Parra & Romero, Madrid, E
2012
Eye Trap/Mertopole Orkest/IFFR, one day performance, Rotterdam, NL
A possibility of an abstraction, The Approach, London, UK
A possibility of an abstraction: Circle Dance, Art Unlimited, Art Basel, CH
2010
A Room, 24 Hours II, Pilar Parra and Romero, Madrid, E
A Room, 24 Hours, The Approach, London, UK
2009
Germaine Kruip: Only the title remains, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, NL
Aesthetics as a way of survival, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, D
2008
Art Statements, Solo Presentation at Art Basel, CH
The Illuminated Void, The Approach, London, UK
2007
A shimmering of grey, Juliette Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
2006
Daytime: Counter Composition, The Reliance, London, UK
De Vleeshal: Counter Composition, De Vleeshal, Middleburg, NL
2005
Frieze Art Fair, invited by Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, London, UK
Rijksmuseum, commissioned rijksbouwmeester, Amsterdam, NL
Every building is an estimate, Galerie Juliètte Jongma, Amsterdam, NL
2003
Rehearsal, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, D
2002
Rehearsal, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam
Punta De Vista, Centro Cultural, Tucuman, Argentina
2000
Amsterdam 2000, Prof. W.H. Brummelkamp Galerie, Amsterdam
Point of View, Reuten Galerie in collaboration with Mug met de Gouden Tand, Amsterdam
1998
Silence/Violence, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Sydney Biennale, Sidney, Australia
2015
Performatik 2015, Brussels, Belgium
2014
Le Mouvement: Performing in the City, 12th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel, Switzerland
CLEAR, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, USA
A Possibility of an Abstraction: Square Dance, Holland Festival and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013
Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home - 400 Years of Liberal Culture in Amsterdam
curated by Siebe Tettero, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Love Illumination, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Things from before beside things from after around things of the moment, Para & Romero Ibiza, Spain
Geestverwanten-de ideeen van 24 Kunstenaars, Rabo Art Zone, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Chambres des Canaux: The Tolerant Home - 400 Years of Liberal Culture in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Cimetière d'Ixelles, An Art in General New Commission, curated by Lisa Oppenheim & Lisa Tan, New York, USA
The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
2012
Man in the Holocene, MIT LIST Visual Center, Massachusetts, USA
about:blank, curated by Carla Donauer and Alexandra Landré, Kunsthalle Münster, Germany
Man in the Holocene, List Visual Arts Center at MIT, Boston, USA
Closed Circuit, curated by Carla Donauer and Alexandra Landré, Ausstellungshalle Münster, Germany
IN THE BELLY OF THE WHALE (ACT III), curated by Rosie Cooper and Ariella Yedgar,
The Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
2011
SPECIFIC COLLISIONS, curated by Melissa Gordon, COSAR HMT, Düsseldorf, Germany
Haus/House, The Altona Museum, Germany
2010
ShadowDance, Kunsthal KAde, Amersfoot, The Netherlands
The Moon Is An Arrant Thief, The David Roberts Foundation, London, UK
Quantos Queres, MARZ Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal
2009
SILENCE (A composition), Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Fax, The Drawing Centre, New York, USA
Stardust, Fundament Foundation Tilburg, The Netherlands
The Site of Silence, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster, Germany
SuperStories, Triennial Hasselt, Belgium
Geoplay (Part I), Pilar Parra & Romero, Madrid, Spain
2008/9
Faux Jumeaux, Curated by Michel François, SMAK, Gent, Belgium
2008
Reinvented: Study & Play, Jan Wentrup, Berlin
Good news for people who love bad news, Swiss Institute/Contemporary Art, New York
2007
Public, Former Post Office Headquaters, Coolsingel, Rotterdam
Athens Biennial, Group Show curated by Tom Morton
Public, Sculpture International, Rotterdam, Curated by Rein Wolfs
Zes Gallery, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York
What will be told of today tomorrow: KoelnShow2, Curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen and Florain Waldvogel.
2006
Just In Time, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Le Nouveau Siecle, Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam
Street: Behind the cliché, With de With, Rotterdam
2005
In This Colony/ In Deze Kolonie, Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, Vijfhuizen
Respect! Forms of Community/Formes de cohabitation, Musee Dar Said and The Palais el-Badi on Marrakech, Morocco
2004
De Werkelijkheid, De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Pr 04, Biënale Puerto Rico
20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Portal II, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
2003
Wish, Dreamscapes, Beelden op de Berg, Ede-Wageningen
Point of View, Traumraum, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany
Tactisch Voorstel 05, Tactische Voorstellen, Artis, Den Bosch
A Play to Stop to Add a Moment, Location-U, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht
2002
Point of View, Tillvaratagna effeker, Kunsthalle Oslo, Norway
Assisi, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
2001
Open Ateliers 2001, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
Waar/ schijn/ lijk, Moments I intend to remember, Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Heerlen
Cargo II, Cargo Series, Kunstwerk Loods 6, Amsterdam
From here too Reality, Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Center, Stockholm, Sweden
The Thin Glass Line, Nadja Vilenne Galerie, Liege, Belgium
Homeless, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam
2000
Open Ateliers 2000, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
For Real, Gemeentelijke Kunstaankopen 1999/2000, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Hidden, Baby, Amsterdam
1999

Prix de Rome 1999, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Kunstenaars van de Galerie, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam
Le Sacre du Printemps, Springdance, Utrecht
1998
Conversation II, Standpunten, De Witte Dame, Eindhoven
En passant, Victoria Theaterfestival, Gent, Belgium
Conversation, Standpunten, De Kunsthal, Rotterdam
Liftflits, Kits & Bits, De Balie, Amsterdam