Roy Villevoye (NL)

(Maastricht 1960, works in Amsterdam, NL)

 

Education

1979-1984 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

(*) = in collaboration with Jan Dietvorst

Professional activities

1984-1990 Assistant Sol LeWitt

1999-2017 Advisor at Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

Since 2018 Special guest advisor at Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

Since 2012 Supervisor at the PhDArts department of the Leiden University, Den Haag / Leiden, NL

Selected solo exhibitions

2018 Tí, Asmat, February 24, 2017, Eenwerk/Unseen, Amsterdam, NL

2017 Evidence, Jan Dietvorst & Roy Villevoye, (*) Argos, centre for arts and media, Brussels, BE

2016 Eró (Preparing the Memorial Carving for Omomá), Brummelkamp gallery, AMC, Amsterdam, NL

2013 People in the Woods, Motive Gallery, Brussels, BE

2013 Tí, Koos Breukel & Roy Villevoye, Foam, Amsterdam, NL

2013 Black Box, (*) Argos, centre for arts and media, Brussels, BE

2012 Unseen, Westergasfabriek, Tí, Koos Breukel & Roy Villevoye, Motive Gallery / Willem van Zoetendael, Amsterdam, NL

2011 Jack and the Outskirts, Galerie Martinethibaultdelachâtre, Paris, FR

2011 Johan Grimonprez | It's a Poor Sort of Memory that Only Works Backwards:

          On Zapping, Close Encounters and the Commercial Break, special guest: Roy Villevoye, SMAK, Gent, BE

2011 The Histories, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2010 Preparations, Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, NL

2010 Madonna, (after Omomá and Céline), KIT, Amsterdam, NL

2009 Omomá, Galerie Martinethibaultdelachâtre, Paris, FR

2008 Detours, Films, Photographic Works, Installations (including collaborations with Jan Dietvorst), (*),
         Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

2007 Black Box, Argos, Brussels, BE

2006 Propeller, Art Gallery of the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, US

2005 Propeller, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK

2005 Les Néerlandais Voyageurs, Trois expositions d’artistes néerlandais inspirés des cultures lointaines:
         (Ed van der Elsken, Roy Villevoye, Heringa/van Kalsbeek), Institut Néerlandais, Paris, FR

2004 Propeller, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL

2003 'At night we slept in the middle of the clouds. That was difficult. So they told me.' (*), De Beyerd, Breda, NL

2002 Books and Prints, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

2002 Cinema (*), De Appel, Amsterdam, NL

2002 ‘Wat heb je daar dan gegeten?’, Steendrukkerij Amsterdam, NL

2001 Hunting and Gathering, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

2001 Rood katoen / Red Calico, semi-permanent project, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, NL

2000 My Bonnie Is Over The Ocean…, Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard, NL

1999 Passing Time, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

1997 Returning, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, NL

1990 Spatie, Schilderijen / Paintings 1988-1990, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

1987 Recent Werk, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL

 

Selected group exhibitions and screenings

2019 Camouflage. Behind the abstract pattern. Art Nature War. FeliXart Museum, Drogenbos / Brussels, BE
2019 PICK ME! We Like Art @ DE.GROEN, Arnhem, NL

2019 BIG ART no. 4, Hembrug, Zaanstad, NL

2019 Sign of the Times- Gemaskerd bal v/d hedendaagse kunst, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss, NL

2019 Glans en roest uit WOI, sporen van keizer en soldaat;

         De collectie van Jean Paul de Vries in Museum Huis Doorn, Doorn, NL

2019 Master Tools (Riksa Afiaty) - Open Studios Central Exhibition, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL

2019 Freedom - Fifthy Key Dutch Artworks Since 1968, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, NL

2018 Out of Office, kunst uit bedrijven, Singer Museum, Laren, NL

2018 Histories of a Picture to Come, Argos, centre for arts and media, Brussels, BE

2018 Bloot - het kwetsbare lichaam (Naked - The Vulnerable Body), Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen (NH), NL

2018 (permanent installation) The Things They Carried (The Missionary) in De Vondst, Centrum voor Archeologie in Limburg, Heerlen, NL

2018 Image Forum Festival 2018, (*) Spiral Hall / Tokyo, Kyoto Arts Center, Yokohama Museum of Arts, Aichi Arts Center / Nagoya, JP

2018 Beyond the Body, Kunstcentret Silkeborg Bad, DK

2018 Shelter. A contemporary intervention, Museum Catharijneconvent, (*) Utrecht, NL

2018 Nomadic Mountains (A Survey on High Altitude Mental Architecture), SCHUNCK*, Heerlen, NL

2018 Beautiful Distress, kunstmanifestatie over waanzin, Museum Ghislain, Gent, BE

2018 lecture and screening The New Dress, (*) at Ben Rivers - Heading for Utopia, EYE, Amsterdam, NL

2018 KunstRai 2018, KersGallery, De kersentuin, Rai, Amsterdam, NL

2018 Rendez-vous met Frans Hals (with Hans Aarsman), Frans Halsmuseum / Hal, Haarlem, NL

2017 Beautiful Distress, kunstmanifestatie over waanzin, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, NL

2017 Bye, Bye, De Stijl, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL

2017 Fast wie im echten Leben, Sammlung-presentation, Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund, DE

2017 Power & Other Things: Indonesia & Art (1835-Now), Europalia, Bozar, Brussels, BE

2017 Uppsala International Short film Festival, (*) Uppsala, SE

2017 Streams/Beams, Library Wittem convent, (*) Wittem, NL

2017 Who Are We? Identity and the Contemporary Photographic Portrait, Art Gallery of the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, US

2017 The Materiality of the Invisible, Jan van Eyck Academie / Marres / Bureau Europa, (*) Maastricht, NL

2017 Ode aan een Amsterdammer, The National Maritime Museum, Amsterdam, NL

2017 XXXI Pärnu Film Festival, (*), Pärnu, EE

2017 De kleuren van De Stijl, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, NL

2017 Paint it soft, over de hernieuwde belangstelling van textiel in de hedendaagse kunst, SCHUNCK*, Heerlen, NL

2017 2017 edition of the International Ethnographic Film Festival of Quebec (FIFEQ), (*) Montreal, CAN

2017 Over de grens, De Domijnen, (*) Sittard, NL

2017 Living in Dreams, De Bond, Brugge, BE

2017 VIDEONALE.16 - Festival for Video and Time-Based Arts, (*) Bonn, DE

2017 30th Stuttgarter Filmwinter -Festival for Expanded Media- Wand 5, (*)  Stuttgart, DE

2016 All Paintings are Uneven, ABN AMRO Bank Head Office, Amsterdam, NL

2016 Three films, Deltaworkers - International multidisciplinary residency program, New Orleans, USA

2016 33. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm-und Videofestival, (*) Kassel, DE

2016 29th International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), Amsterdam, NL

2016 Amsterdam Art Weekend at IDFA, (*) EYE, Amsterdam, NL

2016 Uit de collectie van Flip Bool & Veronica Hekking, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam, NL

2016 Zie de mens / Behold the Man -100 Years, 100 Faces, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, NL

2016 Aichi Triennial 2016, Nagoya City, JP
2016 plateauKUNST, Gasthuis, Bemelen, NL

2016 Art Festival Watou, On the Strength of Empathy, Watou, BE

2016 SONSBEEK '16, transHISTORY, curated by Ruangrupa, (*), Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, NL

2016 Reiskoorts  / Wanderlust - Dutch Artists’ Urge to Travel since 1850, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL

2016 Amongst Treasures, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, NL

2016 Lima Program, 62nd International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, DE

2016 Black Market, research centre Aleppo, ArtBrussels 2016, (by Argos, Centre for Art & Media), Brussels, BE

2016 Go Short – 8th International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, NL

2016 Hacking Habitat, Art of Control; Art, Technology and Social Change, Prison Wolvenplein, Utrecht, NL 

2016 Je ne suis pas Vincent, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam, NL

2016 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Rotterdam, NL

2015 Schaamte, Museum Ghislain, Gent, BE

2015 Intimacy / Chambre d’Amis, Marres, Huis voor Cultuur, Maastricht, NL

2015 Oh Muze! De Hallen Haarlem, NL

2015 H2O Humans, Dutch National Portrait Gallery, Voorwerf Marineterrein Amsterdam, NL

2015 Aanwinsten 2014, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, NL

2015 Ways of Imagination, Witteveen Visual Arts Centre, Amsterdam, NL

2015 Dorothy H. Hoover Library, OCAD University, (*), Toronto, CA

2015 Beursschouwburg, Brussels, BE

2015 44th International film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), Rotterdam, NL

2015 28. European Media Art Festival (EMAF) in Osnabrueck, DE

2015 16th International Media Art Biennial WRO 2015, Wroclaw, PL

2015 Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2015, Melbourne, AU

2015 Twente Biennale, Metamorf, Balengebouw, Enschede, NL

2015 Passages. La photographie dans l‘art et vidéo contemporain, Louvain-la-Neuve, BE

2014 Festival du Court Métrage, (*), Clermont-Ferrand, FR

2014 Stuttgarter Filmwinter 2014, (*), Stuttgart, DE

2014 Costume Bureau, Museum Het Domein in Amsterdam, Framer Framed - Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam, NL

2014 Souvenir de Voyage, LUMC, Leiden, NL

2014 Thinking (out of) the Box, Marres, Huis voor Cultuur, Maastricht, NL

2014 Dutch Doc Award 2014, The Best Documentary Photography 2014, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, NL

2014 In Transit, VU Exposorium, Amsterdam, NL

2014 Oh My God, Museum Hilversum, NL

2014 Inspiratie, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen (NH), NL

2014 Meer macht, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, NL

2013 W2, Brussels, BE

2013 Melbourne International film Festival 2013, Melbourne, AU

2013 Jihlava International Documentary Film 2013, Jihlava, CZ

2013 Viennale, Wien, AT

2013 Impakt Festival, Utrecht, NL

2013 Karels Keuze, terugblik op hedendaagse kunst, De Hallen, Haarlem, NL

2013 Space of Exception, Artplay, Center for Art and Design, Moskou, RU

2013 (T)HERE, Bonnefanten Hedge House, Wijlre, NL

2013 ‘Here is always somewhere else’, kasteel Oud-Rekem, BE

2013 Photomonth, Miesiąc Fotografii w Krakowie 2013, Ethnografic Museum, Kraków, PL

2013 Abstract Myths, Nest, Den Haag, NL

2013 You Said Yesterday Tomorrow, Angel Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2013 Ja Natuurlijk, hoe kunst de wereld redt, GEM/Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, NL

2013 Roll Over, Reflections on Documentary, After Richard Leacock, Temporary Gallery, Köln, DE

2013 Melbourne International film Festival 2013, Melbourne, AU

2012 Krummes Ding, v8 Plattform für neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, DE

2012 Storage Telling I, Extra-Ordinary, Photography and new media from the collection, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL

2012 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL 

2012 Jenseits-Beyond the Body, Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf, DE

2012 Be My Guest. Tien ontmoetingen met hedendaagse Aboriginal kunst, AAMU, Utrecht, NL

2012 Public/ Private Bedrijfscollecties – gezien vanuit een Haags perspectief, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, NL

2011 Meer Licht (More Light), Museum De Fundatie, Zwolle, NL

2011 Homo Ludens # 2, Motive Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2011 De Nederlandse identiteit? De Kracht van Heden, Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, NL

2011 Soms onsnapt er kunst, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL

2011 Een i treurend om een punt, Schunck*, Heerlen, NL

2011 Dutch Doc Days Festival, Utrecht, NL

2011 Harvard University, (*), MA, US

2011 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

2011 Synergy Space, (*), Lewiston, ME, US

2010 Beyond the Dutch, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL

2010 39th International Film Festival, (*), Rotterdam, NL 

2010 Paradiso, (*), Amsterdam, NL

2010 Loop Festival, (*), Barcelona, ES

2010 Galerie Martinethibautdelachatre, Paris, FR

2010 l’Atelier, Nantes, FR

2010 Vienna Art Fair, Wien, AT

2010 Argos, centre for arts and media, Brussels, BE, (*)

2010 Loop Festival, (*), Barcelona, ES

2010 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

2009 Questioning History, Fotomuseum Rotterdam, NL

2009 Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, NL

2009 Holland Doc 24, (*), Dutch television channel, NL

2009 Galerie Metis, Amsterdam, NL

2008 Huize Scheybeeck, Beverwijk, NL

2008 8th Shadow Festival, (*), Amsterdam, NL

2008 Netherlands Media Art Institute, (*), Amsterdam, NL

2008 Crossroads of Europe, (*), Linz, AT,

2008 Pärnu International Documentary and Anthroplogy Festival, (*), Pärnu, EE

2008 war and peace festival, (*), Stroud, UK

2008 Underdox, (*), DE

2008 Festival Filmer a tout prix, (*), Brussel, BE

2007 News from Islands, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, AU

2007 Il confondit les réperes lumineux…, [Stéphane Pichard, Johan Grimonprez, Roy Villevoye & Jan Dietvorst],

         Galerie Martinethibaultdelachâtre, Paris, FR

2007 Dutch Eyes, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, NL

2007 Images Festival, Toronto, CA

2007 Internationale Kurzfilmtage, Oberhausen, DE

2007 Black Box, Argos, (*), Brussel, BE

2007 Bijbels Museum, (*), Amsterdam, NL

2007 Impakt Festival, (*), Utrecht,

2007 Exground Filmfestival, Wiesbaden, DE

2007 Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, NL

2007 Dutch Dare, Contemporary Photography from the Netherlands, Erasmus House, Jakarta, ID

2006 Écran d’Art, Argos, Brussels, BE

2006 Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL

2006 Estudio Abierto, Buenos Aires, AR

2006 35th International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL

2006 Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, NL

2006 Exis Festival, Seoul, South-Korea, KR

2006 Gogbot Festival, PlanetArt, Enschede, NL

2006 Rencontres Paris – Berlin, Institut Néerlandais, Paris, FR

2006 Waterpieces  Festival, Culture and Arts Project NOASS, Riga, LT

2006 Impakt Festival, Utrecht, NL

2006 26e Nederlands Filmfestival, Utrecht, NL

2006 Academie voor beeldende kunsten, Maastricht, NL

2006 Cinematiek, ’t Hoogt, Utrecht, NL

2006 Argos, (*), Brussels, BE

2006 NEDERLAND 1, museumgoudA, Gouda, NL

2005 ...But the Cups never grew to be Kettles, solo exhibition Johan Grimonprez / special guests: Roy Villevoye and Jan Dietvorst, (*)
         Galerie Erna Hécey, Brussels, BE

2005 Documentary Now!, Contemporary Strategies in Photography, Film and Visual Art (*),Tent., Center for Visual Arts, Rotterdam, NL

2005 Global Fashion / Local Tradition, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL

2005 Film Lounge – Films van Nederlandse fotografen Van Ed van der Elsken tot Rineke Dijkstra, van Johan van der Keuken tot Erwin
         Olaf (*), Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam, NL / Fotomuseum, Antwerpen, BE

2005 NIMk, Amsterdam, NL

2005 Stedelijk Museum CS op 11, Amsterdam, NL

2004 De Hallen, Haarlem, NL

2004 Impakt Festival 2004, Utrecht, NL

2004 Kriterion, Amsterdam, NL

2004 De wereld deugt, wijzelf helaas wat minder, At years end rethinking the Family of Man (with Tiong Ang), De Appel, Amsterdam NL

2004 Flexible 4: Identities, Nederlands Textielmuseum, Tilburg, NL / Landesgalerie Linz, A /
         Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, DK

2004 Over zee, land en gezicht, Nederlandse videokunst van nu (*), Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, NL / Erasmus House, Jakarta, ID

2004 Le cinéma des photographes néerlandais, un panorama en 60 films (1917-2002) (*),
         Maison Européene de la Photographie, Paris, FR

2004 Nature and Nation: Vaster than Empires, The Lethaby Gallery, London, UK

2004 Art Basel, Galerie Fons Welters, Basel, CH

2003 Samenscholing, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL

2003 Blind Spot (with Jan Dietvorst), billboard campaign, Niederösterreich, AT

2003 In or Out. Dutch Contemporary art 2003 (*), National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, KR

2003 Cinema Zuid, (*), Nicolaaskapel, Amsterdam, NL

2003 Nature and Nation: Vaster than Empires, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, Hastings, UK

2003 Samenscholing, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL

2002 Life in a Glass House, Voorstel tot Gemeentelijke Kunstaankopen (*), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

2002 Import Export, Villa Arson, Nice, FR

2001 Marres, (*), Maastricht, NL

2001 Kriterion, (*), Amsterdam, NL

2000 Zug(luft), Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, DE

2000 Import Export, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, A / Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, NL

1999 Trouble Spot. Painting, NICC en MUHKA, Antwerpen, BE

1999 Panorama 2000, Art seen from the Domtower, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL

1996 Semikolon, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, DE

1996 Incestuous, Thread Waxing Space, New York, US

1995 Am Rande der Malerei, Kunsthalle, Bern, CH

1995 4th International Istanbul Biennal, Antrepo, Istanbul, TR

1995 Marie-José Burki, Rosângela Rennó, Phong Phaophanit, Roy Villevoye, De Appel, Amsterdam, NL

1994 Ik + de Ander, reflections on humanity, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, NL

1991 Gedachtengangen / Gedanken Gänge, Fridericianum, Kassel, DE / Provinciaal Museum, Hasselt, BE

1991 1970-1990; Schilderkunst uit de eigen collectie I, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

1987 Fünf Künstler aus den Niederlanden, Kunsthalle Zürich, CH

1987 Contour. Een momentopname van de Nederlandse beeldende kunst, Stedelijk museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, NL

1987 Een Grote Activiteit, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

 

Awards and nominations

2019 Nomination for Prix Bob Calle 2019 du livre d'artiste for 'Evidence' (*)

2017 Team Work Award, 30th Stuttgarter Filmwinter -Festival for Expanded Media- Wand 5, (*)  Stuttgart, DE, for The Double

2016 European Competition, Go Short – 8th International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, NL, with Voice-Over

2016 Nomination Tiger Shorts Award, 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL, for The Double, (*)

2015 Nomination Tiger Shorts Award, 44th International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL, for Voice-Over

2014 Nomination Dutch Doc Award 2014, The Best Documentary Photography 2014, (with Koos Breukel),
         Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, NL, for Tí

2013 Nomination Hollandse Nieuwe Prijs / Avro’s Kunstuur, Museum De Lakenhal Leiden, NL, for Preparations

2007 Golden Impakt Award 2007, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, NL, for Winter Prayers, (*)

2006 Tiger Award for Short Films, 35th International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL, for Beginnings

2006 Juicy Meadows Beamsystems Award 2006, Impakt Festival 2006, Utrecht, NL, for Beginnings

2002 David Röell Prijs /Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prijs voor Beeldende Kunst, [Oeuvre Award],

         Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds, Amsterdam, NL

2002 Sandberg Prijs, Stichting Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, Amsterdam, NL

         for installation Rood Katoen [red calico]

1997 Edmond Hustinxprijs, Stichting Edmond Hustinx, Maastricht, NL

1985 Short list Prix de Rome for Painting

1984 Willem F.C. Uriot-prijs, Stichting Kunstprijs / Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL

Collections

Private collections in NL, FR, BE, DE, USA, CH, IND, ID

Selection public collections:

Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL

Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund, DE

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

Centraal Museum, Utrecht, NL

De Hallen, Haarlem, NL

Stadsgalerij, Heerlen, NL

Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, NL

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, NL

Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard, NL

Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, NL

Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, NL

Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden, NL

Provincie Limburg, NL

LIMA, Netherlands platform for Media Art, Amsterdam, NL

Argos, centre for visual arts, Brussels, BE

Vanderbilt University Fine Arts collection, Nashville, USA

Selected commissions

2018 The Things They Carried (The Missionary), De Vondst, Heerlen, NL

2015 Watercolours for WML, WML Head office, Maastricht, NL

2015 De propeller van Leidsche Rijn, Castellum Hoge Woerd, Leidsche Rijn, NL

2001 Rood katoen / Red Calico, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, NL

1999 The Way to Go, AMC, Amsterdam, NL

1999 Water, een dubbelzijdig beeldscherm voor WML, WML Head office, Maastricht, NL