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Mike Moonen

1990
Maastricht, Netherlands
mail: moonenmike@live.nl


Education
2010-2014 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts & Design, Maastricht, NL.


Exhibitions / Projects

Solo

2020
Melk = nat, L’Atelier Maastricht, Maastricht, NL.

2019
High floored basement grotto, Art Bar Kippy (Althuis Hofland Fine Arts), Amsterdam, NL.

2017
- Parrot Ice, NEVERNEVERLAND, Amsterdam, NL.

2016
Outside in, Moira, Utrecht, NL.

2015
Planet Quirk, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL.


Collective

2020
Lampedouza, collaboration with LOSDQ, Transport Artspace, Maastricht, NL.
Geniet Ervan, collaboration with Frank Koolen, Rowan van As and Vincent Bijleveld, ExTra#2, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, NL.
Jank voet of kom eriner, collaboration with Rowan van As and Vincent Bijleveld, The Wrong Biennale , http://lettersfromthesouth.nl/info.

2019
-I love you Baby Bear, collaboration with Michiel Ubels, Marres, House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, NL.
-The Joyride Show, collaboration with Simone Schuffelen and Joep Vossebeld, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, NL.
-Massage Saloon, installation with Jörg Theissen for “Mike Theissen Magazine” Launch, Big Boys Studio, Maastricht, NL.

2018
-Half full / Half empty, group installation with OTOMAX (Joep Hinssen, Nika Schmitt, Paul Devens and Fran Hoebergen), Museum De Domijnen, Sittard, NL.
-Plat Froid, duo show with Jeroen Jaenen (and the help of Joep Vossebeld,B32), SPACE Collection, Liege, BE.
-The Kitchen #17, duo show with Oscar Creemers, The Kitchen (Billytown), Den Haag, NL.
-Flip it stew pit, duo show with Ide Andre, Expoplu, Nijmegen, NL.

2017

Nasenbluten,duo installation exhibition with Jeroen Jaenen, B32, Maastricht, NL.
- Open studio installie nyc remake spaghtd, with Ray Moon, Oscar Creemers, Jeroen Jaenen and Willem van Kempen, Big Boys Studio, Maastricht, NL.

2016
-Houd Moed, with Frank Koolen, Thijs Franssen, Rowan van As and Vincent Bijleveld , Galerie Sign, Groningen, NL.

2015
-TOY(kunstnacht Den Bosch), collaboration with Miguel Huinder, Studio PK14, Den Bosch, NL.
-BBBBBQ + vette kleppen, collaboration with Don Possen, Big Boys, Maastricht, NL.
-Making Spaces II – Let’s chase the hints and check the file, residency with Vincent Bijleveld, Bert Scholten and Anan Striker, MoMart, Amsterdam, NL.

2014
-Altijd Wat, with Frank Koolen, Thijs Franssen, Rowan van As and Vincent Bijleveld, B32 Artspace, Maastricht, NL.
-Lekker Bezig, with Frank Koolen, Thijs Franssen, Rowan van As and Vincent Bijleveld, Leerling/Meester project, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, NL.
-Hysterieland, collaboration with Don Possen, Landbouwbelang, Maastricht, NL.


Group exhibitions

2020
-Je loopt door mijn hoofd, Odapark, Venray, NL.
-IV International Bad Video Art Festival, collaboration with Rowan van As and Vincent Bijleveld, A3 Gallery, Moskou, RUS.
-The Wrong,Letters from the South, international digital-art biennale, online.

2019
-Christmas Special,De Meldkamer, Maastricht, NL.
-Video Power verovert Limburg, ECI Cultuurfabriek Roermond, NL.
-En piste!, Space Collection, Liege, Be.
-Pasfoto’s, dat zijn pas foto’s, Maastricht Photo Festival, Maastricht, NL.
-Der Rausch, Arti et Amicitiea, Amsterdam, NL.
-It boils down, Pure Propaganda, Rotterdam, NL.
-Publieke Geheimen, Bureau Europa, Maastricht, NL.
-Plateaukunst, Wanda Reiff Contemporary Art, Bemelen, NL.
-Nightwatch, Babygirl Movement, Maastricht, NL.
-Tijdgenoten #7: Klas 1B 2019, Patty Morgan / De School, Amsterdam, NL.
-Off White, Pure Propaganda, Rotterdam, NL.
-FairShare, self-publishing as an artistic practice, CIAP Kunstverein, Hasselt, BE.
-Play-Doh Casserole, De Vlieg, Haarlem, NL.
-Prospects & Concepts, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL.

2018

-1 Michiel, 2 films en 3 vrienden, RUIS, Nijmegen, NL.

-December, De Meldkamer, Maastricht, NL.

-JKBK-Prijs 2018, BKKC, Tilburg, NL.

-Inauguración @boombboring Show, “El Cuarto del recreo”, Barcelona, ES.

-As Far As I Can Reach, Quartiar, Den Haag, NL.

-Green Capital Fashion Expo, Stevenskerk,Nijmegen, NL.

-Face the fact, I fly on planets every day, Studio Omstand, Arnhem, NL.

-20x20,showroom Arnhem, Arnhem, NL.

-NON-STOP BASEMENT, B32 & Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL.

-Being At Home, pop up gallery, Maastricht, NL.

-International Bad Video Art Festival, collaboration with Simone Schuffelen, A3 Gallery, Moskou, RUS.

2017

-Elite 17, Krieg, Hasselt, BE.

-Lost & Found, De Waag, Amsterdam, NL.

-Bad Drawing Competition, Sign, Groningen, NL.

-Hermine van Bers Beeldende Kunstprijs, Muziekgieterij, Maastricht, NL.

-Europa is dood. Leve Europa!, B32 & Marres House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, NL.

-Laat ons dansen # extra moves, Galerie Mieke van Schaijk, Den Bosch, NL.

-Parallel#2, Nieuwe Nor, Heerlen, NL.

-In Dialoog, Encore concept gallery, Heerlen, NL.

2016

-Laat ons dansen, Galerie Mieke van Schaijk, Den Bosch, NL.

-Bronsgroen Eikenhout - van landschap tot achtertuin, Bureau Europa, Maastricht, NL.

-Marres Tourist Office, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, NL.

-I <3 Camp, MAMA, Rotterdam, NL.

-Afwassers,Kunsttour, Maastricht, NL.

-PLANET TALLULAH, B32, Maastricht, NL.

- Testosteron, Galerie Drift, Breda, NL.

-MAMA's X-MAS CRIB, MAMA, Rotterdam, NL.

2015

-E.A.T. Maastricht, open studios tour, Big Boys Studio, Maastricht, NL.

-Hotel Pink House, Pink House, Antwerpen, BE.

-100 Alter Egos, Projekt 66, Cologne, DE.

-Big Boys KunstTour, Big Boys studio, Maastricht, NL.

-Young Talent Show, Tapijn, Maastricht, NL.

-To get there, All Together Now: label for contemporary art, Rotterdam, NL.

-STRANGE DAYS, SBK Breda, Breda, NL.

-Marres Currents #2 Rumour Has It, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, NL.

2014

-Kerstgrot, Maas-Residence, Nijmegen, NL.

-Destillaat #16, Extrapool, Nijmegen, NL.

-In the end nothing matters but until then some things do, Academy of Fine Arts & Design, Maastricht, NL.


Awards/nominations/funding:

2018

- Third Place JKBK- Prijs 2018, Tilburg, NL.

2017

- Winner Hermine van Bers Beeldende Kunstprijs, Maastricht, NL.

- Werkbijdrage Jong Talent, Modriaan Fonds, NL.

- AFK funding for Parrot Ice, Amsterdam, NL.

2015

- Nomination Hermine van Bers Beeldende Kunstprijs, Maastricht, NL.


Publications

2020

-‘Je loopt door mijn hoofd’– in Dagblad de Limburger by Kim Noah.

Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2020, contribution of 1 page, published by Trichis Publishing.

2019

-Anus Magazine no. 5 – Contribution of 1 page.

2018

-LOSDQ – wat deo ik heir?– magazine in collaboration with LOSDQ, self published.

-Mike Theissen, magazine in collaboration with Jörg Theissen, Hocus Bogs Publishing

-https://creators.vice.com/nl/article/9kg7ny/mike-moonen-weet-wel-raad-met-vingernagels-en-navelpluis, interview for Vice Creators by Gerda van de Glind.

-Anus magazine no.4 , contribution of 2 pages.

-Maastricht – Gids voor de zintuigen, contribution of 1 collage, published by Marres/Hanne Hagenaars.

2017

-Flashzine, published by Hocus Bogus Publishing.

- Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2017, contribution of 1 page, published by Trichis Publishing.

2016

-A Recent Writing: “Notes”,contribution of 1 page, published by Publication Studio Rotterdam for “I <3 Camp” , MAMA, Rotterdam, NL.

-HOUD MOED, magazine in collaboration with Frank Koolen, Thijs Franssen, Rowan van As en Vincent Bijleveld, for HOUD MOED, Galerie Sign, Groningen, NL. (self published)

2015

-On-zine series, series of magazines in collaboration with Paul Drissen, Daniel Goldbach, Willem van Kempen, Rowan van As, Ray Moon and Timo van Grinsven. For Planet Quirk , MAMA, Rotterdam, NL. (self published)

2014

-In the end nothing matters but until then some things do, graduation catalogue ABKM, Maastricht, NL.

-Nice Busy Hocus Bogus Publishing.

-Prat,Hocus Bogus Publishing.

-OH!, Hocus Bogus Publishing.

-autopilot, Hocus Bogus Publishing.


Music

-Blöd Heinie
https://soundcloud.com/blodheinie

- Los Dansing Queenc (Dralt band with Ray Moon, Oscar Creemers and Simone Schuffelen)
http://www.losdq.com/
https://soundcloud.com/user-728764275

- Otomax (band with Paul Devens, Joep Hinssen, Fran Hoebergen and Nika Schmitt)
https://soundcloud.com/user-552829231