Selected exhibitions

Solo

2018    Upcoming: temporary installation at the Ministry of Finance, The Hague, NL
2017    Lost_Horizon .backup, LhGWR gallery, The Hague, NL
2016    The White Hide, solo at ‘Turbinekamers’ of Studio Omstand, Arnhem, NL
2016    Inertia, Mediawand Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam, NL, Art Rotterdam off programme
2015    Inertia, solo at LhGWR Gallery, The Hague, NL
2015    INERTIA, solo at LhGWR gallery booth, Amsterdam Art Fair, NL
2014    De Nederlandse Cacaofabriek, Helmond, NL
2013    I.M. Dog, Star LhGWR gallery, The Hague, NL
2012    The Order of Volume I LhGWR gallery, The Hague, NL
2010    Practical Applied Hermetics SecondROOM, Antwerp, B
2010    Practical Applied Hermetics II Trajector Art Fair, Brussel, B
2009    Dunsmuir, Base-Alpha Gallery, Antwerpen, B


Group

2017
Pulsar #1, Pulsar, Antwerp, B
26u Non-Stop Film Fest, DE Studio, Antwerp B
10 Years of Base-Alpha. Collaborations. Base-Alpha Gallery, Antwerp, B

2016
Een Groep, Galerie De Ziener, Asse, B
Heden: Het Heelal, VHDG, Leeuwarden, NL
DAD [Apple TV, digital video art platform], The Poisson’s Equation – On the Air programme, FR
Setup, Pulsar, Antwerp, B
Just the Tip, Pulsar, Antwerp, B

2015
D.ART, Mechelen, part of Dijlenfeesten Art Route, B
Horst Festival/Kasteel van Horst, Holsbeek, B
S.W.I.M., In De Ruimte, Ghent (B)

2014
BORG, biannual, on location in the Antwerp area of Borgerhout, B
Van Stof tot Asse, triannual, Asse, B

2013
On the Precipice ISIS Arts, touring in the Big M, Newcastle, UK
Onwards, Base-Alpha gallery, Antwerp, B

2012
Instrumentical Quartair, Den Haag, NL
Rio/Retro Factor 44, Antwerpen, B
Visions Fugitives Le Fresnoy, Tourcoing, F
Friday the 13th RA, Antwerpen, B
The Far Future is Nature TETEM, Enschede, NL

2011
Art Amsterdam LhGWR gallery, Amsterdam, NL
Art Brussels Base-Alpha Gallery, Brussel, B
Belgium (p)art De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam
Paradise Lost Paradise public space/Broel-tower, Kortrijk, B

2010
duo with Johan Gustavsson LhGWR gallery, The Hague, NL
Art Brussels Base-Alpha Gallery, Brussel, B
FAX project Torrance Art Museum/The Drawing Centre, VS
Hareng Saur S.M.A.K. & MSK, Ghent, B

2009
Drawing Now Gallery Majke Hüsstege, Den Bosch, NL
From Tomorrow BKKC, Breda, NL
RPLA RAID Projects, Los Angeles, VS
Kamien Municipal Centre for Culture, Chelmek, Poland

2008
Graphic Design Serves (no one) Lokaal 01, Breda, NL
G58 Mass-Akker Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, B
Opening Show LhGWR gallery, The Hague, NL

2007
Dark Matter Base-Alpha Gallery, Antwerp, B, duo

 


Artist in residencies

 

2009
     RAID Projects, Los Angeles, VS
2008     
FLACC, Genk, B, production installation Pyrocluster
2007
     Frans Masereel Centre, Kasterlee, B, silkscreen printing
2005
     Kunsthuis Syb, Beetsterzwaag, NL (duo-residency with Marc Müller)

 

Screenings / festivals / video art playlists

 

2017     Inertia, 2015, screening at the ‘Science Friction 2: The Ghost of Virtual Realities Past‘, Uppsala Short Film Festival, Sweden

2016     The Poisson’s Equation, part of DAD, online video art channel, the ‘On the Air‘ programme

2014     Tamara, 2013 & One Short Story, 2005-2012-2014, screening at the ‘What If…’ programme of Avantgarde ist keine Strömung, Luro Kino and Cinématèque Leipzig (D)

2013     The White Hide [III], IsisArts, part of ‘On the Precipe’ programme for The Big M, several locations, GB

2011
     Several animations on Souvenirs from Earth, (online) TV-project, Cologne, D (update in 2017)

2007     
One Short Story [1], Transmediale Festival, Berlin, D
One Short Story [1], AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
The 30.000 Miles Graveyard, 600IS, Reykjavik, Iceland
One Short Story [1], Impakt Festival, Utrecht, NL
One Short Story [1], galerie Fair Play, Berlijn, D
One Short Story [1], Microwave Festival, Hongkong
One Short Story [1], Portable Film Festival, Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne, Australia

 

Collections

Chisel, 2017, permanent video installation, private collectors, Ghent area, B
Inertia, 2014/2015, 3 channel video installation, 1/3, collectie De Groen, Arnhem, NL
Untitled [KAP], 2016, slide installation, collectie De Groen, Arnhem, NL
The Poisson’s Equation, 2014, video-loop, 1/3, private collection, Bologna, IT
The Poisson’s Equation, 2014, video-loop, 2/3, private collection, Amsterdam, NL
TV Sky, 2013, video-loop, 1/5, private collection, Amsterdam, NL

 

Contact

Email: info [at] alexandracrouwers [dot] com


Website: www.alexandracrouwers.com

 

Education

 

1993 / 1998
      Academy for Arts & Design (AKV st. Joost), ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
1998 / 2000
      Sandberg Institute, post graduate fine arts department, Amsterdam, NL. Master of Fine Arts, 2001.
2004 / 2005
      University of Antwerp, Master Cinema studies & Visual Culture, B

 

Publications / text

 

(selection, ♒ is written by Crouwers)
2007
♒ Fourty-one letters to young artists, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, NL
2007 – 2009
♒ hART, columnist for Belgian art magazine hART, B – 2009
2008
FutureBox, portfolio in edition of Museum of Photography, Antwerp, B
2008
♒ Between the tragic & the funny column catalogue Museum het Hessenhuis, Antwerp, B
2009
LaVie, publication work & interview, Taiwan
review Drawing Now, De Kantlijn, #10
2010
review DUNSMUIR by Hans Theys, Base-Alpha Gallery, Antwerp, B, hART #69
catalogue Hareng Saur: Ensor en de hedendaagse Kunst, S.M.A.K., Ghent, B
2011
♒ About Nothing and Everything, text on the works of Lisa Jeannin & Rolf Schuurmans (Sweden), hART #89
♒ Close Encounters, text on the videoworks of Roy Villevoye & Jan Dietvorst, hART #90
♒ The Cover Mountain, handmade limited edition publication (50 ex.) Antwerp, B
review Paradise Lost Paradise, hART #87
2012
♒ BRRR!, text on the works of performer/writer Antoine Boute (Brussels), hART #93
♒ Book shelf, review exhibition BOOKSHOWBOOKSHOP, BE-Part, hART #96
♒ 2 White Boyz, text on the works of Yannick Val Gesto and Bart van Dijck, hART#101
♒ Urban Gothic, review Marc Bijl at Groninger Museum, hART #103
♒ Verstrooid Papier, text for book by Demian Books, Antwerpen
2013
review I.M. Dog, Star by Sandra Smets, hART#110
review I.M. Dog, Star by Eline van der Haak, www.jegensentevens.nl
The Atelier [II], edition of 12 at Interbellum Grafiek, Amsterdam
♒ review exhibition Filip Vervaet, hART
2014
♒ review Art Rotterdam, Projections, hART
review Van Stof tot Asse, H ART, by Marc Ruyters
catalogue Van Stof tot Asse
2015
review INERTIA, LhGWR, NRC, by Sandra Smets
Side projects | Curatorial
Selection
2015
Guest teacher St. Lucas Brussels, animation department, masters
Project manager/communications assistant Antwerp Art foundation
2014
Guest teacher St. Lucas Brussels, animation department, masters
Guest teacher Academie Waasmunster, B
Project manager/communications assistant Antwerp Art foundation
2013
Missing Link, curator group exhibition Artspace Flipside, Eindhoven
Guest teacher AKV St. Joost, Den Bosch
Text for catalogue Filip Vervaet exhibition at Park Ter Beuken, Lokeren
2012
The Golden Springroll, artwork/animation credits movie short
Psychopatische Polar, Rotweg Pornolettrisme, production film for audio by Antoine Boute/Jean De Lacoste
Perte Totale Operations, live videomixing, Les Ateliers Claus, Brussels, B, Felix Poetry Festival, TED X Flanders, Flemish Opera, Antwerp, B
Triangulation, produktie muziekvideo voor Götterdämmerung (Marc Bijl), Berlin, D
Open Views, artwork/animation credits movie short
production TED X Flanders trailer
professor/teacher digital design, art department, MAD Faculty, Hasselt, B
2011
Felix Poetry Festival, artist-in-residence, artwork and visuals festival, B
2010
A Little Less Conversation, graphic novel with poet Jess de Gruyter
DUNSMUIR, production performance-night at installation, Base-Alpha Gallery with improv noise by musicians, Antwerp, B
guest teacher AKV St. Joost, Den Bosch
2008
Leaving Montreux, production music video for Mauro & The Grooms
2006
Extra [sic], curator popup show, former Extracity exhibition space, Antwerp, B