CV Jan Eric Visser (1962, Leeuwarden, NL)

Lives and works in Rotterdam

                                                                                                                     

Education

1982-1987 Art Academy, Kampen (NL)

 

Solo exhibitions (selection)

2018   TrashArt. GroundWork Gallery, King’s Lynn (UK) Link

 Opening: Daphne Thissen, cultural attaché Embassy of the Kingdom of the

 Netherlands and Candida Brady, director of the 2013 film Trashed

2013    Form Follows Garbage.  Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam. Link

2009    Aquadyne Sculpture et al. RAM Gallery, Rotterdam. Opening: Anne Berk (art critic)

2008    Transformatie II, Art Society Bergen.

2008    Beyond Language. Exhibition on the occasion of 80th birthday Jan Verhoeven,

            collector of abstract modern art, Woudrichem.

2007    WasteNewsWax; Overview 1987-2007.  Opening: Wim van der Beek (art critic),

            Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem. Link

 

Group exhibitions (selection)

2017    Lost in Garbage. Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke (B) Link

2017    Beelden 2017, Aaltje Snijdershal, Anningahof, Zwolle 

2017    Ruins of Desire @ Sculpture garden PAK, Gistel (B) 

2017    Art per Gram @ Verbeke Foundation Gallery, Kemzeke (B).

2017    Up Memory Lane, 30 years RAM, booth 51 Art Rotterdam. Curator: Berry Koedam    

            With: Karin Arink, Luc Deleu, Jurgen Bey, Marinus Boezem, Robin Kolleman, Pieter   

            Laurens Mol, Zaida Oenema, Vanessa Jane Phaff et al.

2017    Editions & Multiples, We Like Art @ Art Rotterdam.

2016    What Remains, CODA Apeldoorn. Curator: Wim van der Beek

2016    Up Memory Lane (part 2), RAM Gallery, Rotterdam.

2016    Beelden 2016, Landgoed Anningahof, Zwolle

2016    Untitled 2015, IP 2 @ Verbeke Foundation. Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium.

2016    Pushing Boundaries, Expanding Frontiers, ramfoundation @ Belasting &

            Douane Museum Rotterdam

2016    What is Waste?, Art Affairs Amsterdam, curator: Jan Eric Visser link

2015    Ruins of Desire @ Verbeke Foundation. Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke (B)

2015    And the livin’ is easy. Summershow @ ramfoundation Rotterdam.

2015    Worlds of Nature. ramfoundation Rotterdam, curator: Berry Koedam.

2015    Earth Matters; when natural and creative forces meet. Museum Artipelag,

            Stockholm (SE) . Curators: Li Edelkoort & Philip Fimmano.link

2015    We Like Art @ Art Rotterdam 2015 Van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam.

2014    What a Waste, Gorcums Museum, Gorinchem.

2013    Eye of the Beholder, Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam.

2013    Surprise, Reprise. Ramfoundation Rotterdam.

2013    My Waste is your Waste. Museum of the Image (MOTI), Breda.

            Curator: Joanna van der Zanden

2012    My Waste is your Waste. Museo de Casa Brasileira, Sao Paulo, Brasil,

            Curator: Joanna van der Zanden

2012    Schone Kunst. Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven.

2012    Twelve Thousand Three Hundred Forty-Five (12345). Exhibition on the occasion

            of the 5th anniversary Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium.

2011    POST FOSSIL- excavating 21st century creation. Design Museum Holon,

            IsraelCurator: Li Edelkoort.

2010    Artists Revisited, Ramfoundation Rotterdam

2010    POST FOSSIL - excavating 21st century creation. Museum 21_21 DESIGN 

            SIGHT,Tokyo, Japan. Curator: Li Edelkoort .

2009    Small Works XIII, Ramfoundation Rotterdam. 

2009    Presentation Aquadyne Sculpture , Dutch Design Week Eindhoven.

2006    Live and Survive, St. Werk in Uitvoering. Curator: Wim van der Beek, Kampen.

2006    Small Works XII, Ramfoundation, Rotterdam.

2005    Untitled, Symposion 2005, Gorinchem.

2004    Spirit of Paper, Holland Paper Biennal 2004, Museum of Rijswijk together with CODA

            Apeldoorn.

2004    Small Works X, Ramfoundation Rotterdam.

2004    Galerie Luca Zaltbommel. Duo exhibition with  Gabriëlle vd Laak.

1999    Museum Bochum, Bochum (Germany)

1999    One Painting and Many Dedications, Ode to Ryszard Winiarski, Warsaw (P)

             travelling exhibition

1998    Mutatis Mutandis; Profile of a new generation, Curator: Wim van der Beek, Zwolle.

1996    Gallery In Situ, C.H.K. Watertoren, Vlissingen.

1995    Gallery In Situ, Knokke-Heist (Belgium)

1993    Gallery In Situ, Aalst (Belgium) Duo exhibition with Haraldur Jonsson.

1993    Art fair Amsterdam with Gallery In Situ , RAI Amsterdam.

1992    Paper; Base & Sculpture, Paper Biennal, Museum of Aalst (Belgium)

 

Outdoor commissions

2014    Untitled 2013-2014, Outdoor sculpture commissioned by Rabobank.

2011    Untitled 2011 (Roteb Eco Monument), outdoor sculpture commissioned by the City

            of Rotterdam. Unveiling with Anne Berk (art critic) and Geert Verbeke

            (Verbeke Foundation Belgium).

1986    Outdoor Sculpture Library Elblag, Poland

 

Books 

2017    Jan Eric Visser; Veritas. Verbeke Foundation (B)

2007    Piet Augustijn. VuilNieuwsWas. Monograph. Gorcums Museum.

1995    Wim van der Beek, Monograph, Catalogue, Wegener NV.

 

Interviews (selection)

2018   BBC Look East, TV newsitem, by Ian Barmer 9 March

2018   Form Follows Garbage, documentary by James Murray-White, funded by

            Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands London

2012    VPRO De Avonden. My Waste is Your Waste. Radio interview, 13 November.

2011    BBC Look North , Carla Fowler, Form Follows Garbage, , TV newsitem, Link

2009    AVRO' s Kunstportal. Duurzaam Design van Jan Eric Visser. Interview 15 Dec.

2009    VARA Vroege Vogels. Plantaardige kunst. Radio interview, 14 June

1997    AVRO’s Kunstblik, Tv program.

 

Reviews/publications  

2018   Jan Verhoeven, How Abstract Art Changed Society. Pp. 182-185 

2018   Sandra Smets, Jan Eric Visser; Zero Waste. In “Onderzoek & Ontwikkeling;              

           bijzondere projecten, residencies, publicaties en onderzoek door Rotterdamse

           beeldend kunstenaars”. CBK Rotterdam, p. 27 and p.31            

2018   Dr. Veronica Sekules, TrashArt Jan Eric Visser. Catalogue designed by                      

           Pearce Marchbank, pp 1-4

2018   Emily Martin, Nothing is Wasted, Resurgence & Ecologist # 307. March/April

2018   Frederic De Meyer, Form Follows Garbage, theartcouch.be, 14 January

2018   NN, Vorm Volgt Vuil, De KunstKrant Jan/Febr, p 24

2017   Judith van Beukering, Jan Eric Visser, Beelden Magazine 4#2017, p 37

2017   Berry Koedam, Up Memory Lane; 30 years RAM, RAM editions, p.162-163

2016   Piet Augustijn, Jan Eric Visser; luchtzuiverend beton met (glas)afval,                              Fjoezz 3, pp.44-45

2016   Beatrijs Schweitzer, Wat overblijft in Apeldoorn, Beelden Magazine # 75 ,pp 16-17

2016   Harald Schole, Vuil vol van Leven, kM 98, p.21

2016   N.N, Translucent, luchtzuiverend beton, Innovatieve Materialen, No.3, pp 16-18

2016   Jan Bom, Jan Eric Visser exposeert luchtzuiverend beton, P+ voorjaar 2016, p. 6/7

2016    Anne Berk, Afvalligen, fd persoonlijk, 9 January, pag.14 link

2015    Etienne Boileau, Cross-overs in de Kunst, Beelden Magazine  3#2015, p. 10

2015    Annica Kvini, Art d’Echo. Tidninger Vi, nr 3, p.85

2014    Piet Augustijn. Form Follows Garbage. Beelden Magazine 4 # 2014, p. 41

2014    Jan Bom. Kunstenaar brengt afval naar Rabobank. P+,  E-zine, 29 May Link

2013    Blouin Artinfo Form Follows Garbage. Link

2013    Piet Augustijn, Kunst van de Dag, galeries.nl. 23 December.

2013    Rebecca van de Kar, Vuilniszak is mijn Muze, Dagblad Trouw, 15 May.

2011    Anne Berk, Steen der Wijzen, Beelden 4#2011, December 2011

2011    Jetty Keuning, Oliver Heidrich, Erik Eikelboom, Schone Kunst, KM58 , 

            December 2011

2011    Robert Sutcliffe, Ultimate Recycling, Yorkshire Post, 14 April. Link

2011    Shira Shovel, Form Follows Garbage, DMH Magazine, 10 February.

2011    Karen Chernick, Jan Eric Visser Experiments with Post Fossil Fuel Design, Green

            Prophet. Link

2010    Suzanne Labarre, How retro can high design get? Fast Company June 14. Link

2010    Li Edelkoort, POST FOSSIL, excavating 21st century creation. Catalogue pp 10-11

2009    Anne Berk. Het Motto: Form Follows Garbage. Het Financieele Dagblad, 20 June

2008    Jan Bom. De Kosmos van een Vuilniszak. PeoplePlanetProfit, year 6.*6-July/August

2008    Menna Kruiswijk (ed.).Tussen Ratio en Intuïtie., Catalogue. pp.205-206

2007    Wim van der Beek, Reviews; Jan Eric Visser. Kunstbeeld, February

2004    Paola van de Velde, Beelden herbergen huisvuil. De Telegraaf, 28 June

2004    Gerda van Ham, Ode aan het Huisvuil. KM 50, June

2004    Arne Westerhof (ed), Geest van Papier, catalogue pp 98-99

1999    N.N, Jan Eric Visser verheft hergebruik tot kunst, Leeuwarder Courant, 30 January

1999    S.van Ek, Verlakkend effect van vet, Friesch Dagblad, February

1998    Wim van der Beek, Mutatis Mutandis, catalogue, pp 13-14

1998    Sandra Smallenburg, Een Krater in de Waspoederberg, NRC Handelsblad, 15 June

1998    Wim van der Beek, Opmerkelijke veranderingen in actuele Beeldhouwkunst,

            Kunstbeeld, June

1996    Poet Kees Rood, A Way ofLife. Link

1995    Johan Pas Nature Morte? Kunst, Natuur & Biotoop. St Leefmilieu,

            Ludion Uitgeverij Antwerpen

1993    Lieven Defour, De Standaard, June

1993    Bert Bauwelinck, Gazet van Antwerpen, June

1989    Cees van der Jagt, Afval en Kunst laten beiden een spoor achter,

            Maandblad Milieudefensie, April

1989    Wim van der Beek, Jan Eric Visser put kunst uit het vuilnisvat,

            Kamper Courant,  26 July

1987    Anita Hopmans, Drift, February

 

Grants/Nominations

2018   Travel Grant CBK (Center for Visual Arts Rotterdam)

2017    Grant Stichting Jaap Hartenfonds, monograph Jan Eric Visser: Veritas

2017    Grant Stichting Gerbrandy Cultuurfonds, Veritas Project Venice.(IT)

2015    Nomination Van Lanschot Kunstprijs 2015

2014    R&D Grant. CBK Rotterdam (Center for Visual Arts Rotterdam)

2012    Nomination Doen Materiaal Award 2012

2010    Project grant from Mondriaan Fund, Amsterdam

2009    Nomination Doen Materiaal Award 2009

1994    Environment award for artwork commissioned by city of Sliedrecht

1994    Grant from Mondriaan Fund, Amsterdam

 

Other

2018    Lecture ‘Form Follows Garbage’ GroundWork Gallery, King’s Lynn (UK)

2018    Artist talk ‘Waste Transformed’ on the occasion of British Science Week

2018    River Great Ouse project, King’s Lynn (GB)

2017    Member Selection Committee Holland Paper Biennal 2018

2017    Research project ‘Veritas’, Venice (It) 

2016    Lecture ‘Form Follows Garbage’, CODA Museum Apeldoorn

2016    Curator What is Waste, Art Affairs Amsterdam.

2016    Lecture ‘Concrete Solutions’, Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam

2015    Member Selection Committee Holland Paper Biennal 2016

2014    Lecture ‘What a Waste’, Gorcums Museum

2013    Member selection committee Holland Paper Biennal 2014

2012    Coverphoto P+ magazine with Herman Wijffels

2012    Advisory Committee, Foundation Art Eko

2011    Lecture ‘Form Follows Garbage’, Materials Library, Design Museum Holon, Israel

2009    Member selection committee Holland Paper Biennal 2010

2009    Debate “Role of art in generating a sustainable society”, Ramfoundation, Rotterdam

2008    Aquadyne Project, workperiod, England

2007    Coverphoto P+ Magazinewith Antoinette Hertzenberg

2007    Guest lecture 'New Awareness' for students Art Academy Utrecht

2005    Consultancy Artoteek Gorinchem

1989    Foundation ‘Schone Kunst’ together with Friends of the Earth, Netherlands.

1989    Lecture/workshop Art & Environment, Van Hall Instituut, Groningen