Biography

 

Maddy Arkesteyn

Maddy Arkesteyn

Born in Goirle, The Netherlands, January 17, 1966
Died in Brussels, Belgium, August 29, 2012
In memoriam

Education

1984 – 1989   Academy for Visual Arts, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1989 – 1991   De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2004 – 2005   UAMS Antwerpen, Master in Culture Management
2004 – 2009   Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Bachelor and Master in Philosophy and Moral Sciences. Research and Paper: Het verband tussen verlangen en controleverlies. Controleverlies als vermogen en vorm van inzicht  Only in Dutch (lees de inleiding)

 

Exhibitions (selection)

1993   Loods 6, Kracht van Heden, Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1994   Art Transit, de Port à Port, Marseille, France
1994   Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, De Ateliers, Brussels, Belgium
1994   CBK, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
1995   De Begane Grond, Utrecht, The Netherlands (solo)
1995   Hooghuis, Arnhem, The Netherlands (solo)
1996   Stedelijk Museum, Peiling 5, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1996   Museum Booijmans van Beuningen, Unfold, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1997   Schetsopdracht voor Het Bentwoud, Kunstgebouw, Rijswijk, The Netherlands
1998   Exedra, Hilversum, The Netherlands (solo)
1998   Stichting KW14, Imponderabilia, ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
1998   Banket 8, Maddy Arkesteyn and Charlotte Schleiffert, Archipel, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands (duo)
1999   Kunstfeest Het Oude Noorden, locatie de Albert Heijn, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1999   Stichting Plus Min, Renesse, The Netherlands (solo)
2000   Museo laboratorio de Arte Contemporanea, Citta Sant Angelo, Italy
2000   Artissima, Turin, Gallery Sabine Wachters, Italy
2000   Gallery Sabine Wachters, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2001   Archipel, Een tegoed op de vensterbank, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
2001   Arte Fiera, Bologna, Gallery Sabine Wachters, Italy
2001   Art Brussels, Exciting young artists, Gallery Sabine Wachters, Belgium (solo)
2001   Gallery Brigitte Schenk, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2002   Artis, Pre-fab, ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
2002   Gallery Sabine Wachters, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2003   TENT, Wormhole 3, Stepping out sometime else, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2003   Gallery Sabine Wachters, Knokke, Belgium (solo)
2004   Elephant, Chapter 2, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2004   Gallery Sabine Wachters, Knokke, Belgium
2004   Gallery Sabine Wachters, International Photo Festival Knokke-Heist, Belgium (solo)
2004   Gallery Annie Gentils, Freundschaftsmachine, Antwerp, Belgium
2005   Gallery Sabine Wachters, Summertime, Knokke, Belgium
2006   Gallery Sabine Wachters, Knokke, Belgium (solo)
2007   Gallery Sabine Wachters, International Photo Festival Knokke-Heist, Belgium (solo)
2007   Paulo Post Futurum, Breda’s Museum, Breda, The Netherlands
2007   Piers 101, In the space of the uncontrollable moment, the sense of freedom is tangible, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2008   Gallery Sabine Wachters, End of year accrochage, Knokke, Belgium
2009   Gallery Sabine Wachters, A promise of happiness, 16 photographs, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2009   Gallery Sabine Wachters, International Photo Festival Knokke-Heist, Belgium (solo)
2010   CEAC, Brancusi’s Psychosis goes exotic, Xiamen University Art College, Xiamen, China (solo)
2011   Pictura, Maddy Arkesteyn and Charlotte Schleiffert, When the second voice does not occupy a stable position, Dordecht, The Netherlands (duo)
2013   Das Esszimmer Raum für kunst, When the wind blows, Bonn (solo)
2016   A.VE.NU.DE.JET.TE – Institut de Carton vzw, Mind Fabric, Brussels, Belgium
2017   Gallery Sabine Wachters, Fragile Moments – Knokke (solo)

Publications and articles

1993   Catalogue Kracht van Heden – Fonds BKVB, B. Welters
1994   Catalogue Art Transit – de Port à Port, Marseille
1994   Catalogue De Ateliers 1985-1993
1994   De Witte Raaf nr. 52, Koen Brams
1994   CBK Rotterdam solo catalogue
1995   Metropolis M / nr 2, Maddy Arkesteyn, D. van den Boogerd
1996   HP de Tijd / week 12, Expansiedrift, D. van den Boogerd
1996   Catalogue Peiling 5 – Stedelijk Museum
1996   Kunst, Kunst aus den Niederlanden, Jaap Bremer
1998   De Blauwe Kamer, speciale publicatie met betrekking tot Het Bentwoud
1998   Stichting KW14, catalogus Imponderabilia
1999   Acht Banketten in 1998, Het tiende jaar van Archipel, Apeldoorn
1999   Collect/Recollect, Rotterdam City Collection
2001   Kunstbeeld nr 4, Kunstbeurs Brussel; Maddy Arkesteyn, Christine Vuegen
2001   Knack nr 18, Kunstbeurs Brussel, Jan Braet
2001   TV – documentary by Cameo Media / UPC / Maddy Arkesteyn
2002   Argus, Brussel deze week, Sabine Wachters; Maddy Arkesteyn
2003   De Volkskrant, 26-03-03, Reis door het wormgat tussen strip en beeldende kunst, Joost Pollmann
2004   Catalogue, 26ste Internationaal Fotofestival Knokke-Heist
2004   De Tijd, 21-04-04, Fotofestival Knokke, Bert Danckaert
2004   Denieuwe (Art et Amicitiae) 2004, jaargang 8, vreemdeling zijn, by Maddy Arkesteyn
2004   Catalogue, Internationaal Fotofestival Knokke-Heist
2007   Catalogue bij solo, selection of works 1995 – 2007, Eating, bathing, watching tv and making sculptures., text: Marc Van den Bossche
2007   La libre Belgique, Poésie de la rue, Marie Pok
2008   Artist editions, 12 positions for a blue / white / green plastic bag, Maddy Arkesteyn
2008   Artist editions, A promise of happiness / sixteen photographs, Maddy Arkesteyn
2009   Artist editions, In the space of the uncontrollable moment, the sense of freedom is tangible, Maddy Arkesteyn
2009   Agenda, Brussel deze week, 07-01-09, Tragische schoonheid, A promise of happiness, Yves De Vresse
2010   Common Talk Weekly, 13-10-2010, Brancusis Psychosis visits Xiamen, Sophie Zhu
2010   Xiamen Evening, 09-10-2010, The rope has thousands of knots, Huang Ya Hui
2010   Haixia Living Newspaper Weekly, 21-10-2010, Maddy Arkesteyn, The red ropes and small carts from Xiamen is the material for her sculpture, Miranda Vibert
2010   Intimations of Freedom, Brancusi’s Psychosis Goes Exotic, Publication made during a residence at the Chinese European Art Center (CEAC) in Xiamen, China, text by Anna Luyten and Ilse van Rijn
2012   When the second voice does not occupy a stable position, text by Anna Luyten and Ilse van Rijn, Calcite Revolt (publisher)
Het verband tussen verlangen en controleverlies. Controleverlies als vermogen en vorm van inzicht by Maddy Arkesteyn, master thesis written in 2009, Philosophy and Ethics at the Vrije Universiteit of Brussels, Calcite Revolt (publisher).
2013   When the wind blows exhibition booklet, Text Anna luyten and photos by Sybille Feucht

Residencies

1998    Moving Art Studio, Brussels, Belgium
2003    Cucosa, Rotterdam, TENT, Wormhole 3, Stepping out sometime else
2006    FLACC, Genk, Belgium
2010    Chinese European Art Center (CEAC), Xiamen, China

Collections

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam The Netherlands, Boijmans van Beuningen Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Museum of Modern Art Bologna, Italy and private collections