publication date 6-7-2017

Rijksakademie announces artists Residency 2018

Today the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam announces which 25 artists were selected from 1445 entries for the rijksakademie Reseidency 2018.

The Rijksakademie contributes to the development and renewal of the artistic practice by carefully selecting talented and ambitious artists for a work period. This two-year program offers artists theoretical, technical and artistic facilities. Research into, experimentation with, and development of the work are central aspects in the programme. The new group joins the 21 artists who started their residency in 2017.

The selection committee consists of internationally renowned artists and professionals who are attached to the Rijksakademie and act as advisors. The advisors guide and coach the artists during their residency through studio visits and theoretical guidance.

The artists of the 2018 residency year:

Immaculate Mali Anderu (1990, UG)
Kévin Bray (1989, FR/NL)
Omar A. Chowdhury (1984, BD/AU)
Morgan Courtois (1988, FR)
Jude Crilly (1982, UK/CA/NL)
Aslan Gaisumov (1991, RU)
Elleke Hageman (1987, NL)
Omar Imam (1979, SY/NL)
Florence Jung (1986, FR/CH)
Maria Kley (1981, JP/DE/NL)
Mire Lee (1988, KR)
Christopher Mahon (1988, IE)
Astrid Nobel (1983, NL)
Yashaswini Raghunandan (1984, IN)
Bert Scholten (1988, NL)
Zamir Suleymanov (1987, AZ)
Remco Torenbosch (1982, NL)
Omar Vega Macotela (1988, MX)
Arian de Vette (1989, NL)
Marit Westerhuis (1992, NL)
Marina Xenofontos (1988, CY)
Shen Xin (1990, CN/UK)
XPRNC - Sujin Bae (1984, KR) & Jonathan Lemke (1987, DE)
Dan Zhu (1985, CN/DE)

The artists of 2018 were announced during the annual Friends Summer Lunch. The Rijksakademie Circle of Friends is composed of individuals, funds and companies who make substantial contributions to the Rijksakademie. They are actively involved in the institute and the artists who work there.

The Rijksakademie is funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the City of Amsterdam and through the Trust Fund Rijksakademie.
Friends Summer Lunch. Photo Tomek Dersu Aaron Friends Summer Lunch. Photo Tomek Dersu Aaron Friends Summer Lunch. Photo Tomek Dersu Aaron Friends Summer Lunch. Photo Tomek Dersu Aaron