CV



Education

2005-2011 Fine Arts, Berlin University of Arts

2008-2009 Environmental Art & Ceramic Design, Glasgow School of Art

2002-2006 Bachelor Philosophy, University of Amsterdam


Solo Exhibitions

2017 Monumente des Augenblicks, Museum of Air, Amberg

2016 Barrikade, IG Metall / Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin

2015 Die Verwandlung, Entretempo Kitchen Gallery, Berlin

2013 Blow Up Media Spectacle, Held, Leipzig

2011 World without Us, Kap Pur, Tilburg


Theaterplays / Actions (selection)

2017 Tools for Action, Wiener Festwochen, Vienna

2016 Die Spiegel-Barrikade, Theater of Dortmund, Dortmund


Group Exhibitions / Festivals (selection)

2015 Hypervital, Design Biennale Saint Etienne

2014 Disobedient Objects, Victoria and Alberts Museum, London

2013 MediaImpact, ArtPlay, Moscow

2013 Special Thali of Resistance, Jaaga, Bangalore

2012 Truth is concrete, Steirischen Herbst, Graz

2012 De Etende Mens, Designhuis Eindhoven

2011 Anoniem Gekozen, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague

2011 MediaImpact, ArtPlay, Moscow

2011 Meisterschüler Ausstellung, Berlin University of Arts

2010 Battle of the Spectacle, Organ Kritischer Kunst, Berlin


Publications / Interviews

2014 Beeld voor Beeld, 90 Haagse 3D Kunstenaars, Stichting HBK

2014 Disobedient Objects, Victoria & Alberts Museum Publishing

2014 Truth is Concrete, A handbook for artistic tactics in real politics, Steirischer Herbst, Sternberg Press

2014 Inflatables for protest: An interview with Artúr van Balen/ Tools for Action, blog of the Victoria and Alberts Museum

2012 The El Martillo Project, Eclectic Electric Collective, Minor Compositions

2012 The Story of the Hungarian Orange, Heinrich Böll Foundation

2012 You can not give instructions to an inflatable”, Interview for “Truth is Concrete” festival of Steirischer Herbst, Graz

2011 “Anoniem Gekozen, Jonge Meesters van de lage Landen, Artcatalogue of Sommerexpo 2011 in The Hague Municipal Museum


Lectures / Workshops (selection)

2015 Blow Up!Lecture presentation at National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow

2015 Lecture presentation at Smolny University Saint Petersburg

2014 Workshops and Actions in preparation of Peoples Climate March, New York

2014 Workshop and Intervention with QueerSport, Vis, Croatia

2013 Workshop at Heinrich Boell Foundation conference Activism: Mobilize, Energize, Polarize

2013 Workshop at Delai Sam festival, organised by Partizaning, Moscow

2013 Workshop for Zasto ne?, Sarajevo

2012 Tactic Talk at Truth is Concrete, Steirischer Herbst, Graz

2012 Workshop at Como acabar con el Mal, organised by Enmedio Barcelona

For more collective political work, please visit: Tools for Action, founded by me in 2012.