J U D I T H   W E S T E R V E L D


Judith Westerveld (1985, NL/ZA)

Lives and works in Amsterdam and Cape Town
Represented by Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam

Solo exhibitions   
2021 Forthcoming solo exhibition at Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam
2018 The Dream of a Common Language, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam
Group exhibitions   
2020 Untitled (Spirit of Changing Times), Lumen Travo, Amsterdam      
2019 That's What She Said, Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg
Far-off Nearby (excercises in the translocal), Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam
Prospects & Concepts, Art Rotterdam, Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam
Lumen Travo, Art Rotterdam,Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam
2018 ICA Live Art Festival, Cape Town
Language is the only homeland, Nest, The Hague
Floraphilia. Plants as Archives, Akademie der Künste der Welt, Cologne
The Last Reader, Annex M, Megaron’s Garden, Athens
A week of Womxn, District Six Homecoming Centre, Cape Town
2017 A Global Table, De Hallen/Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem
Womxn, De Balie, Amsterdam
2016 Re(as)sisting Narratives, District Six Museum, Cape Town
Hesitation, Lumen Travo Gallery, Amsterdam
Re(as)sisting Narratives, Framer Framed, Amsterdam
Q-U-I-J-T, Beelden voor de radio, Torenkamer Festival, Amsterdam
2013 Stories from the Ripple Pool, SMBA, Stedelijke Museum Bureau Amsterdam
2012 Expeditions, Galerie Ruimte, Amsterdam
2019 24/11: Writing back to history, Mediakunst Festival Arnhem,
Filmtheater FOCUS, Arnhem     
25-26/10: Kulimatji, Symposium on Language and Music,
SOAS University of London        
30&31/03: AT5 RietveldTV tv boradcast of A few common phrases
27/1: A few common phrases, 48th IFFR, International Film Festival Rotterdam
16/1: The Remnant, Tromsø International Film Festival, Norway
Writing back to history, Statenlokaal Tweede Kamer, The Hague
2018 24/9: Sida Îtse, IZIKO South African Museum, Cape Town
6-8/7: Writing back to history, The Hague Contemporary, The Hague
26/3 - 1/4: The Remnant, Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF, Bucharest
2017 1-11/6: The Remnant, Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, Johannesburg & Cape Town
25/2: The Remnant, Southern Summer School, BAK, Utrecht
17/2: The Remnant, LIMA, Amsterdam
5-20/2: The Remnant, Short Highlights Program IFFR, EYE Film Museum
Amsterdam, GroningerForum, Natlab Eindhoven, Chassé Cinema Breda, Cinema Middelburg
25/1-5/2: The Remnant, 46th IFFR, International Film Festival Rotterdam
2016 2/6: Still not at ease, Archives Matter Conference, Center for Feminist Research, Goldsmiths University, London
2014 2-3/4: Still not at ease & Foreclosure, Nothing to see, Nothing to hide, PuntWG, Amsterdam
2013 4/8: Foreclosure, I dreamt I was, Bob Smit Gallery, Rotterdam
2012 26/10: Still not at ease, Africa in the Picture Film Festival, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
Artist Talks  
2020 Get a Grant Event Mondriaan Fonds, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Symposium on Language and Music, SOAS University London
That's What She Said, Bag Factory, Johannesburg
Zuid-Afrikahuis, Amsterdam
24 uur Noord, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam

2017 The Human Library, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
Southern Summer School, BAK, Utrecht
2016 Re(as)sisting Narratives in Context, District Six Museum, Cape Town
Re(as)sisting Narratives in Context, Framer Framed, Amsterdam
Archives Matter Conference, Center for Feminist Research, Goldsmiths University, London
2013 Experiences in Artistic Research, Royal Academy of Art, Den Haag

Artist contribution of the forthcoming film Mukalap, in
Simulacrum ‘Sound/Geluid’

12/2018 Publication of the photo collage series ‘Echolocation’ in Karin Amatmoekrim's article ‘Angst is de rode draad in alle verzwegen geschiedenissen’ published by De Correspondent in the series ‘Verzwegen geschiedenis’
10/2017 Publication of the photo collage series ‘Echolocation’ in a special issue of ZAM Magazine ‘Between Bitter Almonds and Good Hope’, in collaboration with journalist Evelyn Groenink, https://specials.zammagazine.com
Publication of the essay ‘Compassion: Do we take care of ourselves?’ in ‘Compassion a Paradox in Art and Society’, Valiz, Amsterdam
06/2017 Publication of an interview with Susan Neiman in ‘Compassion a Paradox in Art and Society’, Valiz, Amsterdam

Compassion a Paradox in Art and Society, eds. Rini Hurkmans, Jeroen Boomgaard, Judith Westerveld, Valiz, Amsterdam

06/2012 Publication of the essay ‘The Relevance of Collective Autonomy’ in ‘At Work: The Autonomy Project-Newspaper 3’, Onomatopee, Eindhoven
05/2012 Publication of the work ‘The Fragility of Coherence’ in ‘Versal Ten: the literary & arts journal out of Amsterdam’, wordsinhere, Amsterdam
Grants, Prizes and Residencies  
2019-2023  Stipendium Established Artists, Mondriaan Fund, www.mondriaanfonds.nl
2019 Printmaking residency Print&Media department, University of Cape Town
2018 Printmaking residency at AGA LAB, Amsterdam
2017-2018 Stipendium Emerging Artists Mondriaan Fund, www.mondriaanfonds.nl
2015 Residency at De Torenkamer, Opium op 4, Radio 4 AVROTROS, Amsterdam
2012 Nomination AIAS Prix D'Honeur
Work Experience  
10/2019 - present   Visual art and new media teacher Lukida Onderwijs, Amsterdam
07/2014 - 07/2017 Co-Editor of the book ‘Compassion a Paradox in Art and Society’, with Rini Hurkmans, Jeroen Boomgaard, Valiz, Amsterdam
04/2014 - 10/2017 Coordinator PhDArts, Leiden University, www.phdarts.eu
09/2011 - 02/2016 Employee Unda Foundation, Flag of Compassion, www.flagofcompassion.com
09/2011 - 07/2013 Master Artistic Research, cum laude, Universiteit van Amsterdam
09/2008 - 01/2009 Bachelor of Fine Art, exchange program, Konstfack University College of Art, Crafts and Design, Stockholm
09/2005 - 06/2011 Bachelor of Fine Art, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam