Biography

Carina Ellemers
born 1965, Amsterdam
lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2022

  • TEFAF Maastricht Hidde van Seggelen Gallery | with a.o. Brassaï, Gerhard von Graevenitz, Wim T. Schippers, Pieter Laurens Mol | 24 - 30 June
  • solo show ICE OVER THE IJ (IJS OVER HET IJ) - on the ferry (IJveer) between NDSM-wharf and Central Station Amsterdam (IJveer) - in the context of the Amsterdam Ferry Festival - Morning Ritual | two inner windows of the ferry between Central Station and the former NDSM wharf in Amsterdam Noord, showing the film IJs over het IJ (Ice Across the River IJ) as a diptych. Investigating the connection between the current Indonesian ice industry and — by means of archive material — the past ice industry in the Netherlands. Ships built at the NDSM wharf and the IJ river play a central role in this. | 12 -22 May

2021

  • PAN Amsterdam Hidde van Seggelen Gallery | 14 - 21 November
  • grant PICTORIGHT Supportfund| Work Contribution for Artists troubled because of the corona crisis | budget used for video and publication concerning cool ice-distribution in Indonesia will be shown in Amsterdam
  • grant VEVAM | Grant for Filmdirectors troubled because of the corona crisis | budget used for video concerning cool ice-distribution in Indonesia will be shown in Amsterdam
  • grant AFK Amsterdam Fund for the Arts | budget for future solo show in Amsterdam video-installation concerning cool ice-distribution in Indonesia | managed by Stichting Benina
  • grant Mondriaan Fonds | Project Grant for Artists linked to the corona crisis | budget for video concerning cool ice-distribution in Indonesia will be shown in Amsterdam | managed by Stichting Benina
  • grant Mondriaan Fonds | Stipendium for Established Artists

2020

  • duo show COMMON GROUND | Janknegt Gallery Brink 2b Laren | with Bas Lobik | October - November
  • group show SOFT ART | SBK Loods 6 Amsterdam | with a.o. Fransje Killaars, Barbara Polderman, Tejo Remy, Lily van der Stokker and many others | 1 - 18 October
  • group show |CONTEMPORARY CONTEMPLATIONS #6 | Galerie Ursula Walter Neustädter Markt 10, Dresden Germany | initiator Gerda Kruimer | with a.o. Karl Heinz Adler, Ditty Ketting, Zaïda Oenema, Gracia Khouw, Marieke van Diemen, Piet Dieleman
  • TEFAF Maastricht Hidde van Seggelen Gallery | 7 - 15 March (cancelled after a few days because of outbreak corona)
  • group show THE FUTURE IS FEMALE | CODA museum - Vosselmanstraat 299 Apeldoorn | curator Francis Boeske | with a.o. Agnes Martin, Rosemarie Trockel, Kinke Kooi and many others | opening 8 March 14.30 

2019

  • PAN Amsterdam Hidde van Seggelen Gallery | 24 November - 1 December
  • group show SANAA Selected! | Galerie Sanaa - Jansdam 2 Utrecht | November - December
  • group show Hidde van Seggelen Gallery - Mittelweg 166b Hamburg | with a.o. Klaas Kloosterboer, Harmen Brethouwer, Siobhán Hapaska, Jos van Merendonk | October - November
  • soloshow Sanquin - Plesmanlaan 125 Amsterdam | 6 September - 8 November
  • sketch for a video-installation Es balok as result of research made possible by Amsterdam Fund for the Arts | Hidde van Seggelen Gallery - Hamburg visiting Ellen de Bruijne Projects Amsterdam
  • Art Rotterdam | Hidde van Seggelen Gallery

2018

  • grant AFK Amsterdam Fund for the Arts | budget for the research of a video-installation concerning cool ice-distribution in Indonesia
  • publication Het Parool | ’Schilderij met butsen en knoesten en al’ by Edo Dijksterhuis
  • PAN Amsterdam | Hidde van Seggelen Gallery
  • groupshow 'Contemporary Contemplations II’ | Künstlerhaus Bethanien - Berlin Germany
  • groupshow The Amsterdam Trail | with a.o. Maria Roosen, Bastienne Kramer, Tjebbe Beekman
  • groupshow ‘Color and Movement’ | Broft gallery - Leerdam
  • groupshow ‘Contemporary Contemplations I’ | Arti - Amsterdam

2017

  • soloshow 'Code Rood' | De kleine kapel - Arnhem
  • duoshow | Crossover Artgallery - München Germany

2016

  • three groupshows 'Uniciteit, authenticiteit' | Galery Espace Enny - Laag Keppel | with a.o. Barbara Broekman and Erik Mattijssen
  • groupshow 'Minimal Frequencies' | Arti - Amsterdam | with a.o. Pieter Bijwaard and Richard Caldicott
  • groupshow | gallery Witteveen - Amsterdam | with a.o. Berend Strik and Alet Pilon
  • groupshow | Studio Van Dusseldorp - Tilburg | with a.o. Eric de Nie and Jan Maarten Voskuil

2015
groupshow | Sanquin - Amsterdam | with a.o. Jan Maarten Voskuil and Anna Frydman
small soloshow ‘One size fits all’ | gallery Witteveen - Amsterdam
duo-show 'Carina Ellemers and Arno Kramer I presume' | DAK - Utrecht
groupshow ‘Modest Masters’ - Bergen | with Pieter Bijwaard, Richard Caldicott and Christiaan Kuitwaard
trio-show LaKaserna - Bad Nieuwe Schans | with Marian Bijlenga and Irene van de Mheen

2014
Fitax500 at W139 art-trade - Amsterdam
solo-show Pintohuis - Amsterdam
groupshow Galerie Espace Enny - Laag Keppel | with Eric de Nie, Jan Maarten Voskuil and Mark van Overeem
groupshow 'Hommage' Kasteel Keukenhof – Lisse

2013
six short films about the significance of Saint Nicolas in six European countries | a series developed with producer SeriousFilm
groupshow | Franzis Engels - Amsterdam
groupshow ‘Paths to Paradise’ | Rijksmuseum Twenthe – assembled by Atte Jongstra - Enschede
soloshow | at a house next to Jewish Historic Museum - Amsterdam

2012
film project ‘What Real African Women Wear’ | research grant Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds – Accra Ghana
soloshow ‘Flower, square, skull’ Boterhal – Hoorn

2011
soloshow ‘Stof’ | Studio Dorens - Amsterdam
three groupshows | Franzis Engels - Amsterdam
made book ‘Come to senses’ with oversight of works

2010
groupshow | Ton de Boer Amsterdam

2008 – 2010
teaching workshops 'making film with poetry' | a.o. in coöperation with School of Poetry

2009
soloshow | the Kraijenhoff - Amsterdam

2008 
groupshow | Ton de Boer - Amsterdam

2007 – 2008
scenario ‘Amsterdam keeps silence’ | with support of The Netherlands Film Fund

2007 
documentary ‘Tijn… Tino, adopted photographer in search of family portrait’ | camera, sound, production and editing | première broadcasted on television Human
short film ‘Moving Pictures three, Diabolo’ | shown in ‘a night of short art films’ Lloyd Hotel Cultural Embassy - Amsterdam

2006 – 2007
scenario for feature film ‘Pure’ | as a result of research for a film about organ transplantation | with support of The Netherlands Film Fund

2005 - 2006
Filming and traveling to Indonesia, following photographer Tijn van Dijk during his search for the Indonesian he once was

2004
play for voices ‘Strange’ | which originated from research on how organ transplantation relates to the passion of the body | broadcasted on radio Human, sent in as Dutch entry of 2004 to the Radio Festival - New York and Prix Europa - Berlin

2003
groupshow | Arti - Amsterdam

2002 
documentary ‘Fail or Pass’ | première broadcasted by Human and awarded in the main competition of the Film Festival in Thessaloniki – Greece

2001
editing for the documentary 'De Onderste Steen' by Guido van Driel
sound in coöperation with sound engineer Jac Vleeshouwer for the feature film ‘Magonia’ - France, The Netherlands and Georgia

1999  
short film ‘Moving Pictures three, Diabolo’ | with Wilfried de Jong
research for a feature film | how is organ transplantation related to the passion of the body

1998
short film 'Moving Pictures two'

1997
main part in the film ‘Sepio’ by filmmaker Frans van de Staak
short film ‘The Box’ | together with Barbara Hin initiated by Filmstad - The Hague

1996
short film ‘Moving Pictures one’
small soloshow | gallery Van Gelder - Amsterdam
groupshow | Sanquin - Amsterdam

1995
grant for artists of the Dutch Fund for Arts
groupshow | gallery Van Gelder – Amsterdam
groupshow | Arti – Amsterdam

1994 
groupshow | Royal Subsidy Royal Palace - Amsterdam
soloshow | Sanquin – Amsterdam

1993
short film ‘Anna’ | awarded in main competition film festival Slowakia

1992
short film ‘A Question of Bread’
grant for artists of the Dutch Fund for Arts

1990
short film ‘Tirabina, requiem for a rhinoceros’

1990 – 1992
Rijksakademie (department graphics and multimedia) - Amsterdam

1984 – 1990
Gerrit Rietveld Academie (department audio visual) - Amsterdam

1985 – 1990
presenting and making tv programs as ‘Young Heroes, Gasthof zum Postmodernen’ and ‘Prima Vista’ | for dutch tv-broadcasting company VPRO