Erik Alkema, 21-10-1974, Groningen, NL

Education

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Voorheen Audio Visueel, Amsterdam, NL, 1997-2001
Vrije Universiteit, Cultural Antropology, Amsterdam, NL, 1996-1997

Exhibitions/ group exhibitions

2015 erik alkema TETEM Kunstruimte, Enschede, NL, Twente Biennale 2015 (Group exhibition)
2014 erik alkema CBK Amsterdam, NL, Hanging Around (group exhibition)
2014 erik alkema ViaHenry, Amsterdam, NL, Descendance (Installation)
2014 erik alkema Inkijk, Wibautstraat, Amsterdam, NL, Licensed to Kill 01 (Installation)
2013 erik alkema Galerie Sign, Groningen, NL, Take on/ Take over: DISPLAY(Group exhibition)
2013 erik alkema Museum Rijswijk, Rijswijk, NL, Textile Biennale 2013 (Group exhibition)
2012 erik alkema Visual Container, Milano, IT, Someone else (Video Exhibition with Avi Krispin)
2012 erik alkema The Guardians Return, Enschede, NL (Group exhibition)
2011 erik alkema HMK, Hoorn, NL, It, Or the Thing in the Lake, (Residence& exhibition)
2011 erik alkema Bildetage, Vienna, AU, (Group exhibition)
2011 erik alkema Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL, The Only Gay in the Village (Group Exhibition)
2011 erik alkema De Zwarte Ruyter, Rotterdam, NL, Zweet des aanschijns (Sweat of Brow) (solo)
2011 erik alkema W139, Amsterdam, NL, The Impossible Marriage Film Premiere
2011 erik alkema Supermarket, Stockholm, SE (Art Fair, with De Zwarte Ruyter)
2010 erik alkema Eddy the Eagle Museum, Amsterdam, NL, So Long... (Installation)
2010 erik alkema Inkijk, Waterlooplein station, Amsterdam, NL, Waterwolves....(Solo, installation)
2009 erik alkema Kunsthal de Kade, Amersfoort,NL, ’10 jaar the One Minutes’
2008 erik alkema EEA-ASA, Amsterdam, NL, He calls them love handles, I call them flabs (Solo)
2008 erik alkema Galerie het Eiland, Ameland, NL, Mainland People (video Installation)
2007 erik alkema Planetart, Enschede, NL, You only live once (Solo)
2006 erik alkema Paparazzi, Den Haag, NL, Don’t trust the ballooner (Solo)
2005 erik alkema D.U.M.B.O., New York, USA, Video_dumbo (Group exhibition)
2003 erik alkema Winston hotel, Amsterdam, NL, So not cool so cool (Solo)
2002 erik alkema De Branderij, Antwerpen, BE, Sweet vulnerageability (Solo)
2001 erik alkema Gallerie Sign, Groningen, NL, (Group exhibition)
2001 erik alkema Abel Raum für neue Kunst, Berlin, DE, 28 (Group exhibition)

Projects

2015 erik alkema Je Oogst wat Je Zaait: Project leader, mentor, script writer- Film / Theater performance erik alkema 2015 Project. With PeerJonG Locatie-theater erik alkema
erik alkema 2015 In collaboration with Sanne Verkaaik, PeerJonG and PeerGroup, Drenthe, NL
2014/ 2015alkem Re-Take: Initiator and artistic director- Co-creation film/ storytelling project for and with erik alkema 2015 young adults (18-26) with debt problems in Amsterdam West
erik alkema 2015 In collaboration with the Beach, Amsterdam, NL
2014 erik alkema Nooit te Oud: Initiator and project leader- Co-creation film/ storytelling project for and erik alkema 2015 with elderly people from Rotterdam
erik alkema 2015 In collaboration with Linda Bannink, El Despacho and Roodkapje, Rotterdam, NL
2012 erik alkema Roots/Embedded in the Moor Colonies: P.A.I.R. recidency and research Project
erik alkema 2015 Curated by Henry J Alles. Nieuw Buinen, NL

Video/ Film

2016 erik alkema Good People Machine (Documentary portrait of Bas Kosters, commissioned by
erik erik alkemaa Museum Arnhem for ArtTube/ 8.10 min/ Camera, editor)
2015 erik alkema Je Oogst wat je Zaait (short fiction/ 38.00 min/ co-cration. Script, editor)
2015 erik alkema Re-Take (Documentary/ 47.30 min/ Director, editor)
2015 erik alkema Met Ogen Dicht (short fiction/ 34.30 min/ Co-creation. Script, editor, production)
2014 erik alkema Ik ben de Stad (short fiction/ 17.20 min/ Co-creation. Editor, production)
2013 erik alkema Follow (a Music Video for Monokino/ 3.10 min/ concept, styling, director)
2010 erik alkema New Kid (a Music Video for Monokino/ 3.40 min/ concept, styling, director)
2010 erik alkema The Impossible Marriage (Documentary/ 51.00 min/ collaboration with El Despacho)
2008 erik alkema Dream a little dream of me (Web-commercial Bas kosters Studio/ 3.00 min/ Director )

Commissions

2014 erik alkema Noorderzon 2014, Groningen, NL, performance commisioned by Galerie Sign
2013 erik alkema Valtifest 2013, Amsterdam, NL (Costumes and performances)
2012 erik alkema PeerGroup, Drenthe, NL (Masks and costumes for Theater performance)
2012 erik alkema EYE, Amsterdam, NL, Klik! Festival (Sculptural installation)
2012 erik alkema Theater Bellevue, Amsterdam, NL, Pop Arts Festival (Sculptural installation)
2011 erik alkema Nieuwe Veste, Breda, NL, BUTFF (Three sculptural installations)
2011 erik alkema Paradiso, Amsterdam, NL (performances commisioned by UltaSexi)
2010 erik alkema Mediamatic, Amsterdam, NL Ignite Amsterdam#2 (lectures)

Other

2016 erik alkema Artistic Director/ Project Coordinator Stichting SEENIK, Amsterdam, NL
2016 erik alkema Mentor and maker at KRANG youth theater group, Werkplaats Diepenheim, NL
2016 erik alkema Tutor at Gangmakers design lab for children at the Beach, Amsterdam, NL
2013 erik alkema Guest Lecturer, Filmworkshop, Nola Hatterman Art Academy, Paramaribo, Su
2012 erik alkema Mentor and maker at PeerJonG Locatie Theater, PeerGroup, Drenthe, NL
2012 erik alkema Curator EEA Decennial Exhibition at Flutgraben, Berlin, DE
2004-2011alkemaTutor at European Exchange Academy Beelitz, DE
2008-2010alkemaGuest Lecturer at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, NL
2009 erik alkema Guest Lecturer at Ateliers ’89, Aruba
2009 erik alkema Illustration-column on Sargasso.nl
2008 erik alkema Guest Lecturer at Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK
2008 erik alkema Curator EEA-ASA Gallery, Amsterdam
2008 erik alkema Guest lecturer at AKI, Enschede
2007/ 2008alkem Videoworkshops for highschool kids at Montevideo, Amsterdam
2007 erik alkema The Neverending Catwalk, Fashionshow, Fashion Biennale,Arnhem, NL
2006-2007alkemaOrganisation & videovisuals, performances: Multisexi-parties at Studio-80 Amsterdam
2005-2007alkemaA monthly cover-illustration for the flyer/magazine of Studio-80 Amsterdam
2004-2005alkemaVideo-edits: performance registrations for Bas Kosters Studio
2003 erik alkema Result DDB buys idea of ‘Trailer one’, to use for a Phillips-commercial

Stipends/residencies/fellowships

2014 erik alkeFonds Cultuur Participatie, Fonds 21, Delta Lloyd Foundation: subsidy/sponsoring for Re-take
2014 erik alkeFonds Sluyterman van Loo en Rcoak work-budget for Nooit te Oud
2013 erik alkeDe GYM/ Galerie Sign- Take on/ Take over- Residence
2012 erik alkeP.A.I.R. Drenthe Residence via Mondriaan Fonds
2011 erik alkeHotel Maria Kapel (HMK) Residence
2010 erik alkeTAX Video Clip Fonds voor New Kid
2009 erik alkeResearch and devellopment grant, Nederlands Filmfonds, NL
2009 erik alkeWork-budget van het Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, NL
2005 erik alkeStartstipendium van het Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, NL
2003 erik alkeStartstipendium van het Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst, NL

Nominations

2012 erik alkema Nomination Blooom award 2012, Cologne Art-Fair 2012, DE
2011 erik alkema Nomination best music video on Dutch Film Festival, NFF, Utrecht, NL
2001 erik alkema The oneminutes stichting, Amsterdam, NL, de eenminuten awards
2001 erik alkema Shell Netherlands, Shell young award 2001