Janneke van der Putten

Janneke van der Putten


Janneke van der Putten works in the fields of visual arts, performance and music. Solo exhibitions include: All Begins With A, TENT (Rotterdam, 2015), Directed to the Sun, Atelierhaus Quartier am Hafen (Cologne, 2017), Quitsa, CINNNAMON (Rotterdam, 2017), and duo-show [to], Kunstraum 34 (Stuttgart, 2020). The project ‘Invisible Architecture’ with composer Chrs Galarreta, for which they published a vinyl in 2014, has been presented at amongst others Make the Audition: Meetings Between Art and Sound in Peru, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Lima, 2016) and nxnwfestival (Cologne, 2015). In 2020 they published ‘I.A. Maastunnel’, a new edition of the project in sound and moving image.

In 2016 van der Putten founded Idraola and initiated the Aloardi Exchange Programme, including the Aloardi Festival ‘Peruvian New Music & Arts’, WORM (Rotterdam, 2016 – 2017) inviting Peruvian artists to present their work in the Schengen Area. Van der Putten was artist-in-residence at amongst others the Centre international d’art et du paysage (Île de Vassivière, 2014), Haute école des beaux-arts du Rhin (Mulhouse/Strasbourg, 2019–2020), and was awarded a fellowship at Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart, 2019). She has lead her performance workshop ‘Textile and Voice in the Landscape’ at the 45th National Salon of Colombia (Bogota, 2019) and her research ‘Geo-astronomical Relations: the Moon and the River as our Elements’ at ArtEz (Arnhem, 2020). She received two fellowships from the Mondriaan Fund (2014–2015) and one stipend from CBK Rotterdam/Centre for Visual Arts Rotterdam (2017). Her collaborative project ‘Voice-Skin #1, a sound experience for voice and (electro-)acoustics’ (2018-2021) receives support by Performing Arts Fund NL, Prins Bernhard Culture Fund and Akademie Schloss Solitude.

Janneke van der Putten (b. Amsterdam, 1985) is based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.



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Janneke van der Putten / © Gabriëlle-Barros-Martins

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