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Marc Bijl

Born in Leerdam, Netherlands

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Education

Royal Academy of Art & Design 's-Hertogenbosch 1992-1997
Rennie Macintosh School of Art Glasgow 1996

Grants

2008 Theo Wolvecamp Painting Prize
2004 Charlotte Koehlerprize for young art

Solo Exhibitions

2012
"Urban Gothic", Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
"Light and Shadow" Gallery Upstream Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Never trust a rebel" Galerie Hauff, Stuttgart

2010
9/11 666 777, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)
Bite The Beef, Kunstverein Artitude, Berlin, Germany

2009
ArtBaselMiami under auspicien of The Breeder Athens, Miami
The simple complexity of it all, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (D)
Towards our new constructtion, Rental Gallery, Cologne (D)
Arrested Development, DA2 Salamanca, Spain (ES)
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2008
New sites for personal structures, Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

2006
Indy Structures, The Breeder, Athens, Greece (GR)

2005
Afterhours, Gem Museum, The Hague, NL
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Get the balance right, Upstream gallery, Amsterdam NL

2004
In times like these, Grafisch Atelier Utrecht, Utrecht (NL)
A Passion Play, Museum Valkhof, Nijmegen (NL)
Chesed / Dien, The Breeder, Athens (EL)
Marc Bijl, Giorgio De Chirico Art Center, Volos (EL)

2003
The nation had been flirting with forms of götterdämmerung, with extremes of vocabulary and behavior and an appetite for violent resolutions, Casco, Utrecht (NL)
Black Planet, Magazin 4, Bregenz (AT)

2002
PORN, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (DE)
Make them doubt, Projektraum K&S, Berlin (DE)

Group Exhibitions

2013This is not a videoclip, La Virreina Image Centre, Barcelona
Andy Warhol, Tony Oursler, Judith Barry, Robert Longo, Joan Morey, Damien Hirst, Ana Laura Aláez, Carles Congost, Pipilotti Rist, Dara Birnbaum, Joseph Beuys, Adel Abidin, Hugo Alonso, Charles Atlas, Marc Bijl, Olaf Breuning, Charley Case, Cheryl Donegan, Jorge Galindo i Santiago Sierra, Jesús Hernández , Bjřrn Melhus, César Pesquera, John Sanborn, Kit Fitzgerald (Antarctica)

VISION UND GEWISSHEIT
Franckeschen Stiftungen, Halle an der Saale
Sergej Bratkow (RUS), Marc Bijl (NL), Christian Jankowski, Via Lewandowsky, Gabriel Machemer, Christian Niccoli (IT), Serkan Özkaya (TR), Esther Ernst (CH), Antoine Prum (Luxemburg), el Seed (Frankreich)

UTOPIA
SENATSRESERVENSPEICHER BERLIN Sept 18 - Sept 21 2013
Marc Bijl, Matthias Bitzer, John Bock, Borena Bodin, Erró, Lionel Estčve, Andreas Golder, Thomas Helbig, Gregor Hildebrandt, Volker Hueller, Christian Jankowski, Dionisis Kavallieratos, John Křrner, Kolkoz, Michael Kunze, Alicja Kwade, April Lamm, Catherine Lorent, Isa Melsheimer, Klaus Mettig, Olaf Metzel, Yoko Ono, Daniel Richter, Henning Rogge, Thomas Scheibitz, Santiago Sierra, Katharina Sieverding, Orson Sieverding, Pola Sieverding, Franz Stauffenberg, Costa Vece, Jorinde Voigt, Raul Walch

Remap 4 KM, Athens Greece
»Idiopolis« dialectics between subject and society Frontviews Contemporary
Akim, Javier Hinojosa, Leon Kahane, Marc Bijl, Marc Klee, Stelios Karamanolis, Stella Geppert, Tula Plumi, Oliver Ressler, Vassiliea Stylianidou, Vincent Grunwald, Willem Besselink

International Sculpture Park Art Zuid 2013
Apollolaan, Amsterdam The Netherlands
Opening Date 21/05/2013 End Date 22/09/2013
with o.a
Ai Weiwei, El Anatsui, Dinh Q. Lę, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Romuald Hazoumč, John Chamberlain, Chillida, Gabbarón, Ernesto Neto, Mario Merz, Erwin Wurm, Folkert de Jong, Frank Stella, Marc Bijl
Foundation Artzuid, Apollolaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012
Bugada & Gargnel, Paris "… I should learn to look at an empty sky and feel its total dark sublime"
My safe reduction to form, Exile Berlin
Manifesta 9, Bel Etage, Genk, Belgium
Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Galleria Alessandro De March, Milan

2011
"The Collectors Show" at Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
"Out of Storage"Collection of FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais in the renovated Timmerfabriek in Maastricht (NL)
"Halleluwah! Hommage a Can", Galerie AbtArt, Stuttgart
"In our nature", Bel-Etage Projects at 800qm, Berlin
"Backstage Rider", 5 years of Kunst Magazine, Berlin
"Dr. Amen, The B-men in Hamburg", Diana Kruse Gallery
"Search and Destroy", Gallerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin
"A portrait of the artist as a young man", Gallery Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
"De-phasing Patterns, Marc Bijl / Dan Shaw Town", Spazio Cabinet, Milan, Italy
Nieuwe Aanwinsten, Groninger Museum
"Apopcalyps Now", Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam

2010
"C´est ci n´est pas un casino", Villa Merkel, Esslingen (D)
"Tomorrowland", Tinderbox Hamburg, Germany
"Mixtapes", Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, curated by Chris Clarke and Matt Packer
"Tough Love", curated by Shaheen Merali, Plataforma Revólver Gallery, Lisbon (PT)
"Decadence Now!", Gallery Rudolfinum, Prague (CZ)
"KRC/Chadha Art Collection", Voorschoten (NL)
"Coup de Ville, Warp – contemporary art platform", Sint-Niklaas (B)
"The end of the world as we know it", curated by Bettina Steinbrügge, Kunsthalle Mulhouse (F)
"This is our time", Gallery Michael Stevenson, Cape Town (SA)
"Restless Empathy", Aspen Art Museum, Aspen/Colorado (USA)
"C´est ci n´est pas un Casino", Casino Luxemburg, Luxemburg (LU)
Amsterdam-Berlijn, De Service Garage, Amsterdam (NL)
"You are free", Tape Club, Berlin, curated by Daniel Kingery and Julie McKim (D)
"The People United Will Neder Be Defeated", TENT, Rotterdam (NL)

2009
Scratch, ADN galerěa, Barcelona (ES)
Burn, Baby Burn, Galerie Duve, Berlin (D)
Zeigen. Eine Audiotour curated by Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin (D)
Warehouse of Horrors, Embassy Gallery, Glasgow
Double Dutch, Hudson Vallery Center for Contemporary Art, New York (USA)
Elevator to the gallows, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, New York
Central Nervous System, Galerie im Regierungsviertel @ Art Cologne
NARCOTICA, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Basel

2008
Crop Rotation, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York curated by Clarissa Dalrymple
2007
Destroy Athens, Athens Biennial, Greece
Memorial to the Iraq war, ICA, London, UK
Left Pop - Moscow Biennale, Moscow
Alice Day - Brussels, Belgium
youtubism - M.O.T. International, London, UK
Brave New World, CoBrA Museum Amstelveen (NL)
Contour, Prinsenhof Delft
2006
Loneliness of Signs, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
Dorothea von Stettenpreis, Kunstmuseum Bonn
Only the paranoid survive, HVCCA, Hudson, NY
Naked Life, MOCA Taipei (Japan)
I Love My Scene, Mary Boone, New York
Youth of Today/ Jugend von Heute, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
DARK, Museum Boymans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Low-Intensity Conflict, SWISS Institute, New York
The Image is Gone, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna
2005
Superstars, Kunstforum Vienna
Leaps of faith. the UN Greenzone in Cypres
Emergencies, MUSAC - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
Populism, National Museum of Art, Oslo (NO)
Populism, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (LT)
Populism, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (DE)
Populism, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL)
On Patrol, De Appel, Amsterdam (NL)
Festival of Dreams (part 2), curated by James Fuentes, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York (VS)
2004
Premieres, MoMA, New York (VS)
The Dutch Show: Contemporary Dutch Artists in Greek Collections, curated by Denys Zacharopoulos, The Netherlands Institute of Athens, Athens (EL)
Morgen hier, Heute dort, curated by Marcus Lütkemeyer, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster (DE)
DETOX Aftershock, Kunsthall, Bergen (NO)
Zehn Gebote, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden (DE)
Channel 0, curated by Katerina Gregos, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst
Montevideo, Amsterdam (NL)
Hit & Run, curated by Una Henry and Thomas Peutz, Platform Garanti, Istanbul (TR)
20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Laocoon Devoured, Art and Political Violence, Centro José Guerrero, Granada (ES) Laocoon Devoured, Art and Political Violence, ARTIUM, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz (ES)
PanicRoom, curated by Marcus Lütkemeyer, Schloß Ringenberg, Hamminkeln (DE)
Better Bet on That ..., curated by Boris Ondreicka, Tranzit, Bratislava (SK)
Der Funfte Gewalt, curated by Anton Lederer, Forum Stadtpark, Graz (AT)
2003
The Space Between Us, curated by Una Henry and Thomas Peutz, Vane, Newcastle (UK)
Beautiful Banners, curated by Marco Scotini, Prague Biennale, Prague (CZ)
Into the Breach, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam (NL)
Nation, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (DE)
M_ARS - Kunst und Krieg, curated by Peter Weibel and Günther Holler-Schuster, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz (AT)
2002
Manifesta 4, curated by Iara Boubnova, Nuria Enguita Mayo, Stéphanie Moisdon Trembley, Frankfurt (DE)
Commitment, curated by Edwin Janssen, Las Palmas, Rotterdam (NL); organised by Fonds voor beeldende kunsten, vormgeving en bouwkunst
2001
Neighbours/Buren, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

Projects

Projects
'urban studio' Interventions in public space
'symbolic' actions in public space of Berlin (D)
2001 Les 33 artclub
2000 'corporate graffiti' actions in public space of Berlin (D)
THE B-MEN HEAVY MENTAL ROCK N ROLL ART
Gotterdammerung Gothic Art Rock Band

Collections

Rabobank
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Groningen Museum
MUSAC, Leom
FRAC, Calais
Private collectors in Holland, Germany, Greece, Italy, USA, Japan

Bibliography

"IN CASE YOU DIDN"T FEEL LIKE SHOWING UP"
CATALOGUE ORDER
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2005
'AFTERHOURS' Gem The Hague
2006
cat. Youth of Today/ Jugend von Heute, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
2005
cat. Superstars, Kunstforum and Kunsthalle Wien
cat. Emergencies, León (MUSAC - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León) 2005.
Katerina Gregos, ’United Statements’, Flash Art 38 (Jan-Feb 2005) 240, pp.100-103.

2004 cat. The Dutch Show, Athens (The Netherlands Institute of Athens) 2004, pp.30-31.
cat. Hit & Run, Amsterdam (SMART Project Space) 2004, Amsterdam, text by Thomas Peutz.
cat. Laocoon Devoured - Art and Political Violence, Vitoria-Gasteiz (ARTIUM,
Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo) 2004.
Klaus Biesenbach (ed.), cat. Die Zehn Gebote, Dresden (Deutsche Hygiene-Museum) / Ostfildern (Cantz Verlag) 2004.
Anne van Driel, 'Gothic, getrouwd, gemusealiseerd', de Volkskrant 10-6-2004.
Marc Bijl, Art-ist (June 2004) 1, p.77.
Barbara van Erp, ‘Kunst was mijn laatste strohalm’, Vrij Nederland (2004) 19, pp.70-72.
Marjolein Sponselee, ‘20/20 Vision’, Stedelijk Museum Bulletin (2004) 2.
Arjan Reinders, ‘Artistieke Hooligan', HP/De Tijd (2004) 20, pp.66-69.
Marc Bijl, ‘Multiplicity’, Casco Issues (2004) 8, p.93.
Petros Birbilis, 'Guns and Roses', The -S- Magazine 31-1-2004, p.43.
Sven Lütticken, 'Marc Bijl', De Witte Raaf, No. 107 (Jan-Feb), pp.33,35.
cat. Marc Bijl, Volos (Giorgio De Chirico Art Center) 2004, text by Faye Tzanetoulakou.
Sandra Smallenburg, ‘Ik maak dingen om het leven te vatten’, NRC Handelsblad 24-1-2004.

2003 Bart Rutten, 'De wereld wil niet luisteren. Interview met Marc Bijl', Metropolis M 24 (2003) 6, pp.106-117.
Marc Bijl, ‘Créatif autonome’, Worldsigns (Winter 2003) 2, pp.42-43.
Power Ekroth, ‘Marc Bijl’, Site Magazine (2003) 5, pp.7-9.
Marc Bijl, ‘docufesta’, Art-ist, (2003) 6, pp.94-99.
Lavinia Garulli, ‘Marc Bijl at Artra’, Flash Art 36 (Oct 2003) 232, p.49.
Daniele Perra, ‘Marc Bijl, Artra Milano’, Tema Celeste (Sept-Oct 2003) 99, p.88.
Marc Bijl, ‘Prague Biennale 1. Marc Bijl’, Flash Art 36 (Jul–Sep 2003) 231, p.60.
Marc Bijl, ‘Black Planet’, Magazin 4 (2003) 2, text by Boris Kremer and interview by Katharina Schlüter.
Marco Scotini, ‘Beautiful Banners’, in: cat. Prague Biennale 1, Prague 2003, pp.390-391.
Nike Bätzner, ‘Orange Porn’, BE Magazine (2003) 9, pp.3,122-128.
Patricia Ellis, ‘Marc Bijl at Kapinos’, Contemporary Art Magazine (Jan-Feb 2003) 47/48, pp.126-127.
Günther Holler-Schuster, Peter Weibel (eds.), cat. M_ARS - Kunst und Krieg, Graz (Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum) / Ostfildern (Cantz Verlag) 2003.

2002 Arne Hendriks, ‘Het Ongezellige Atelier van Marc Bijl’, Tubelight (2002) 23, pp.14-15.
Jennifer Allen, ‘Marc Bijl. K & S’, Artforum 40 (Summer 2002) 10, p.186.
Short guide Manifesta 4 – European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ostfildern (Cantz Verlag) 2002, pp.20–21.
cat. Manifesta 4 – European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ostfildern (Cantz Verlag) 2002, pp.94-95.
Marc Bijl (ed.), cat. Forever (Flash Art simulacrum), Berlin (the artist and Künstlerhaus Bethanien) 2002.
cat. Commitment: een keuze uit drie jaar Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam (Fonds voor beeldende kunsten, vormgeving en bouwkunst) 2002.

2001 cat.Hardpop, Rotterdam (Mama – Showroom for Media and Moving Art) 2001.
Saskia Monshouwer, ‘Ateliersignalen: Marc Bijl’, Kunstbeeld 25 (2001) 10, pp.46-47. Mark van de Voort, ‘Ik wil de wereld niet leuker maken’, in: cat. Neighbours/Buren, Eindhoven (Van Abbemuseum) 2001, pp.18-19.

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