VALERIE VAN LEERSUM

artist based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Valerie van Leersum(1973)

Education/residence
2017, artist in residence, Tembe Art Studio, Moengo, Suriname
2010, Artist in residence, Utrecht- Roodnoot
2007, Artist in residence, Berlijn
1996-2001 Hoge school voor de Kunsten Utrecht, afdeling 3D design

Exhibitions (selection)
2017, Epifyt, Bosnanasi en Dia Tutu, permanent in Tembe Art Museum, Moengo, Suriname
2016, In between control and veneration, Zuiderzee museum/ Waterlandse vloed, North of Holland (solo)
2015, Winners Summershow, Francis Boeske Projects, Amsterdam
2015, Summershow, Francis Boeske Projects / New Dakota Amsterdam
2015, Cities on a drift, NDSM dockyart, Over ’t IJ Amsterdam (solo)
2014, Leerling meester, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg
2013, Re-Rotterdam, Rotterdam
2012, Platform 57, Den Haag
2012, Tafels van Roodnoot, negatieve boerderij, Utrecht
2012, Art in public spaces, Zonnehof Amersfoort
2011, Textielbiënnale, Museum Rijswijk
2010, De volgende toon, Radio Kootwijk
2009, Tijdelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
2008, Voer, Artist in residence Roodnoot, Utrecht
2005, Zonder label, CBK, Rotterdam
2005, Roots, Inkijk galerie, Metrostation Wibautstraat, Amsterdam
2004, Pleinpubliek, mall Kronenburg, Arnhem
2004, Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam
2003, Nesten bouwers, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem
2003, Galerie Moira, Utrecht
2001, Art Channel, Tent, Rotterdam
2000, Meadow, Znojmo, Tjechie

Assignments(selection)
2017, Stichting SPIN, artpiece on a schoolyard 2014, Noordrijk, artpiece on a schoolyard
2011, Entree, Vrede van Utrecht en housing corporation Mitros, Utrecht
2010, STEK, location performance van 5e kwartier, Haarlem
2009, Kinderen van de Transvaal, district Oost city of Amsterdam
2009, Concept Congo Experience, Amnesty International
2008, Design project T, commissioned by de Bakkerij, district Oost-Amsterdam
2007, Dancing Derwishes, Bread and Butter, Barcelona
2006, Design Liefde in de stad, Paradiso, Amsterdam
2003, Design meeting room ROC Amsterdam
2002, Happening/performance opening Academiebuilding University of Utrecht
2002, Decor and costumes, Theaterproletariaat, Parade Rotterdam, Den Haag, Utrecht, Amsterdam

Sound installations(selection)
2013, Somewhere between flying and falling, Oerol festival Terschelling
2010, She came in through the basement window, o.a. Oerol festival Terschelling / Duizel, Rotterdam
2008, Voorheen Ankerland, o.a.Over het IJ festival, Amsterdam / Kunstkavel, Amersfoort / Rasa, Utrecht
2006, Ankerland, o.a.Winternachten, Spuitheater Den Haag / Grote kerk, Zwolle
2005, Fisher Men, Oerol festival, Terschelling
2004, Hotel Bukowski, o.a. Robodock , Amsterdam / Noorderzon festival, Groningen/ Crossing Border, Den Haag

Teaching / Other
2002 - present, Tutor en teacher Hoge school voor de Kunsten Utrecht
2012- present, teacher NDSM kinderatelier
2002 - workshop design lap, Rietveld academie
2001/ 2005, Workshop, Summerschool, Salzburg / studenten academie Hamburg, Denemarken

Publications / Documentation (selection)
2017, Volkskrant, Mijn werk gaat over de verhouding tussen identiteit en grond, 10/02/2017
2017, Times of Suriname, Tembe Art Studio, Valerie van Leersum en Yair Calender
2015, Metropolis- Amaterdam, Arte TV
2014, BK krant
2012, Trendbeheer, valerievan leersum@platform 57
2011, Catalog Textiel Biënnale
2011, Catalog Vrede in de wijken, Wijkontwikkeling stand van zaken 2011
2010, Telegraaf, Spelen met geluid, juni / Haarlems weekblad, jan.
2006, Parool, PS van de week, 9 dec / NRC-Handelsblad, kunstbijlage, sept.
2005, OOR magazine, m.b.t. Crossing Border festival, nov.