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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

2021

-Schwellmann Ambiance, SCHUNCK Glaspaleis, Heerlen, NL.

-Tour Ultimo, Heyoka, Maastricht.

-ZETLE, Transport Artspace, Maastricht, NL.




2020

-Golden Harvest, sub.archives, Maastricht, NL.

-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




2021

-De Blauwe Haan, installation with Dirk de Haan (Arto van Dongen), Organic Earth, Maastricht.

-Groetenla,Installation with LosDQ for Etalage Project CMM, Maastricht, NL.

-Feelafood, performance and installation with LosDQ for Magnificent Migraine Festival, Maison Florida/ The School, Hasselt, BE.




2020

-Feelafood, performance and installation with LosDQ for Magnificent Migraine Festival, Maison Florida/ The School, Hasselt, BE.

-DOMINIK SHOP, collection and installation with Don Possen and Nika Schmitt, Fashionclash Festival / The B, Maastricht, NL.

-Limburg Biënnale, curated room in collaboration with Willem van Kempen, Marres, House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, NL.

-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.




Group exhibitions




2020

-December Exhibition, De Meldkamer, Maastricht, NL.

-Once Upon A Town, Big Boys Studio, Maastricht, NL.

-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:




2020

- Project Grants for Artist , Mondriaan Fonds, NL.

2018

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

2017

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

- Werkbijdrage Jong Talent, Mondriaan Fonds, NL.

- AFK funding for Parrot Ice, Amsterdam, NL.

2015

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






Publications




2021

-Feel A Food, cookbook with LosDQ for SCHUNCK Glaspaleis.

-Don't you want me, baby?, magazine for INNEN BOOKS Zurich.

-Heb Lief, nieuwe encyclopedie van de liefde en van het genieten, magazine with Rowan van As, Vincent Bijleveld, Thijs Franssen, Frank Koolen. Scheltopusik Series / Hocus Bogus Publishing.

-Under The Rainbow - Over The Weather, contribution for Hocus Bogus Publishing.

2020

-Dulle Funky, Hocus Bogus Publishing.

-‘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

-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 page, 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)




Sound

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

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

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