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Lidwien van de Ven

Lidwien van de Ven is a Dutch artist living in Rotterdam and Berlin. She has won several awards for her photographic work and installations, most recently the Dolf Henkes Prize 2014. Her installation work has been shown in international platforms as Sydney Biennale, Australia (2006), Documenta 12 in Kassel (2007), Busan Biennale, South Korea (2012), Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid (2014), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2014). At Framer Framed in Amsterdam she participated in the group show What We Have Overlooked (2016).

For her work she usually focuses on parts of the world today where important social and political changes are taking place. Most recently she has been working on a commission from the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven on Indonesia and the Dutch colonial past. Her exhibition ‘FRAGMENTS [of a desire for revolution]’ was on view in the Van Abbemuseum early 2017.


Zanele Muholi - Miss D'vine I (2007), collectie Museum Arnhem

Exhibition: What We Have Overlooked

A collection presentation of Museum Arnhem, curated by Mirjam Westen