EMMA KROOS

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    ☄Amsterdam, 1992 (NL)
    ☯ Amsterdam based
    info@emmakroos.nl
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    About Me

    I graduated July 2017 from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam as an autonomous artist. Amsterdam is where I was born, raised and where I still live and work (Gerrit Rietveld Academie). My cherished atelier is at Broedplaats Bogota, Halfweg.

    Agenda/Upcoming Summer 2020

    ➟ My work on show from 3-12 July 2020 @Frank Taal Gallery, Rotterdam
    ➟ 4-10 August 2020 @Kunstkapel, Amsterdam
    ➟ Residency GinDs
    Visuals of current projects are on my instagram and facebook
    About my Work
    Artist Statement 16-17


    In daily life it is easy to miss the beauty of the surrounding environment. For me, beautiful things could be seeing a sparkle in the water, the sun which is lighting up some pieces of dust or small cracks in clay. These examples are visual details, atmospheres, filtered from daily life. Often my work starts from a detail like that.

    Such a visual detail is volatile. It is over before you realize that it happened. For me, those small moments leave a huge impression. It makes me long to be in that moment for a longer period of time and emerge in it. My longing for that visual detail causes motivation and necessity to produce a work.

    Due to my longing to be in a volatile moment the work often is a large scale sculpture or installation.

    Then, it is time to experience the produced work.

    Mentioned in articles

    Apéro Fine arts magazine, theme Industrial, 'De Dag Dat Ik Je Vond'
    Jegens en Tevens, 2019 about 'Not For Profit Art Party'
    In Zuid, 2018 about 'Dag Dat Ik Je Vond'
    MetropolisM, 2017 about 'Floating'
  • © Emma Kroos 2020
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    Education:
    2013-2017, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

    Solo Art project:
    2020, Kunstkapel, Amsterdam
    2020, A SPACIAL COLLAGE at Expoloods, Bogota, Halfweg
    2018-2019, De Dag Dat Ik Je Vond at Strawinkylaan 10, Amsterdam Zuid

    Other:
    2020, Residency GinDs, Hoofddorp
    2020, Digital collaboration: LARp
    2020, Digital art fair, 'Platform Projects'
    2020, Residency Opium Atelier, Halfweg
    2019-2020, course: Bcademie, Rotterdam
    2018, Guest speaker for Art+ class at 'Spinoza Lyceum Amsterdam'
    2018, two months assisting Leonard van Munster with public sculpture at 'Raum', Leidsche Rijn

    Group Shows:
    2020, #SOFTMARKET at 'Frank Taal Gallery', Rotterdam
    2020, NON PROFIT ARTY PARTY at ‘Almonde Pension’, Rotterdam Art Week
    2019, HECTOBAR 3.0 at 'Neck of the Woods', Rotterdam
    2019, Space for Existance at 'Kaapse Maria, Rotterdam
    2019, PS at 'Parksessies', Haarlem
    2017, GRADUATION SHOW at 'Gerrit Rietveld Academie', Amsterdam
    2017, TIME IS THE FIRE IN WHICH WE BURN at 'SSBA Salon' (stadsschouwburg), Amsterdam
    2016, APOPHENIA (Art&Research) at 'De Nieuwe Dakota', Amsterdam
    2015, ARE YOU ALIVE OR NOT at 'De Brakke Grond', Amsterdam
    2015, PROSPECTS&CONCEPTS at 'Art Rotterdam', Rotterdam

    Publications:
    2016, APOPHENIA, research text 'Control' part of Art&Research.
    2016, group work initiative Tine Meltzer part of Art&Research.

    Participated as performer:
    2015, HESITANT AUTONOMY at 'Gerrit Rietveld Academie'
    2015, EYE ON ART at 'EYE Film museum'
    2014, CECI N'EST PAS UNE TA-RA-RA-BOOM-DE-AY! at 'Het Orgelpark'
    2014, VOICE~CREATURE OF TRANSITION at 'De Brakke Grond'
    2013, COMMUNITAS by Aernout Mik at 'Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam'