Erien Withouck

Bio:

 

Erien Withouck (1994) is living and working in Brussels. Her artistic practice focusses on photography, archives and visual culture. She is also working as a researcher for Argos Centre for Audiovisual Arts in Brussels and is currently completing her masters in Cultural Studies at KU Leuven. She is further active in several projects related to (audio) visual arts including Monokino and Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography.

Studies:

 

2017-Current:   Master in Cultural Studies
                         KU Leuven, Leuven
                         Thesis topic: Vernacular and Amateur Video

2013 – 2017:    Bachelor in Visual Arts, Photography
                         Luca School of Arts, Brussel
                         Graduated Cum Laude

 

 

 

Exhibitions:

 

2019    Off the Grid presenting 'The Archive Hotel', CASCO, Leuven

2019    Het nest tussen waarheid en herinnering, Ijsberg, Damme

2019    Sweet Seventy, CAS, Oostende

2019    Onverbloemd, Bloementorens, Diksmuide

2019    The Belgian Photobook, FoMU, Antwerp

2019    Many a Moon, Recyclart, Brussels

2019    4X4 (Alumni Project), Ravenstein, Brussels

2019    That-Has-Been, 'In de Ruimte', Gent

2019    Expo Bring Your Photobook, Liège

            (L'Image Sans Nom, Galerie Wegimont)

2018    De Nieuwe Garde, Kunst in Huis, Antwerp

2018    Het Objectief, Gent

2017    Graduation Show, Sint Lukas, Brussels

2016    YOU!, BredaPhoto, Breda

2015    RE: Dessauvage, Moderne Kerken Herbekeken, KADOC, Leuven

2015    Sneak Peek, Tussenin, Oostende

Talks:

2019   DIP Talks, Sint Lukas, Brussels

2019   Guest Lecture, Photography and Visual Culture, KU Leuven

 

 

 

Nominations/awards:

 

2018    Shortlist Photobook Awards, Liège Photobook Festival, Liège

2018    De Nieuwe Garde, Kunst in Huis

2018    Young European Talent (YET Programme), Maastricht

 

 

Work Experience:

2018    (current) Research

            Argos Centre for Art and Media, Brussels

             & M HKA, Museum of Contemporary art Antwerp

            Regarding Project: Belgian Artist film & video in the ‘70’s

2018    (current) Research & Organizational Assistance

            Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography, KU Leuven

2015    Internship: Department Curator Collection, FoMU

            Regarding exhibition Photography Inc.

 

 

Projects:

 

Monokino

Nomadic film platform initiated by Anouk De Clercq to bring alternative cinema to Ostend

www.monokino.org

 

DE//COLONIZE Leuven

A group of 5 students in Leuven aiming to decolonize the streets of Leuven via film screenings, poetry nights and lectures.

www.decolonizeleuven.com