ABOUT


Lianne van de Laar (born in the Netherlands, currently residing in Germany) is a visual artist who's work mainly explores the ongoing causal relationship between human beings and nature, specifically our detachment from and mastery of nature and natures rules in the current Anthropocene Epoch.

Her work focusses on the self-centred method with which we shape and dominate our environment and addresses our dependence on a system that holds us in a destructive orbit where we are loosing control over our movements and speed. It questions our intervention through the commodification of nature and our ever growing technical ambitions, labeled as the solutions for problems that they have in fact induced. Van de Laar wonders about our ever expanding knowledge on history and natures laws that seem to be collectively dismissed when embarking on our future.

Deriving from her interest in philosophy, biology, science and history the major part of her work is invested in a research trajectory approach to draw interconnectedness while striving to demonstrate an autonomous perspective. She builds on a minimalistic and graphic language through materiality and processes with photography, video, collage and installation while she wanders between memories and future visions.

Lianne van de Laar got accepted into the Academy of Arts Tilburg at the age of sixteen and completed her audiovisual art and photography studies in 2004 at the HKU. Since then she has worked as an independent and collaborative artist with autonomous and applied art and educational projects. When she moved to Leipzig in 2013 she was invited to adapt her work to on-stage video concepts for Theaters in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and to create installations, video - and photography work for several exhibitions and art events.

This broad palette of projects and collaborations within different areas of the creative field and beyond do not only enable her work-process to be extremely interdisciplinary in crossing views, techniques and analogue and digital media formats, but especially to continuously question and further develop her approach to the meaning and relevance of art as a form of communication and education.




CV selected



projects and publications


2021  musicvideo - Hail to the Sun - Mizerák

2021  co-creation - interdisciplinary performance project - Frau* mit Wagen, Leipzig

2020  The Silencing of Nature - multimedia - continuing and current project

2020   video concept, Living the City, Tempelhof, Berlin (up)

2018  video concept - Das Schloss / Kafka - Schauspiel Frankfurt (up)

2017  video artwork - Paradies Fluten - Akademie Theater Vienna

2016  video artwork - Cosi fan Tutte - Deutsche Oper Berlin

2016  video artwork - Tod eines Handlungsreisenden - Staatstheater Stuttgart

2016  video artwork - Die Bacchen - Theater Basel

2015  video artwork - weber - Twin A

2015  short film - Fade to Black - Dirty Design -

     Fashion Film Festival Maastricht

2015  collaborative video performance as CC.LL -

     improvisation video performance with The Group - OSE - Leipzig

2014  light/video installation - CC.LL – live performance and concept -

     AudioInvasion - Gewandhaus - Leipzig

2014  live performance – Institut für Zukunft - Leipzig

2014  video artwork - Richard III – Theater Stuttgart

2014  video artwork - Legowelt – Holiday in Paradise

2014  video artwork - Weber – Somehowalovesong

2014  video Installation – live visual performance, Conne Island, Leipzig

2014  21e Leipziger Jahresausstellung catalogue

2014  video artwork - Dream Weapons – Moonland

2014  video artwork - Timoka – Comer - Holger Records

2013  Bildarchive 20 Spinnerei – exhibition catalogue

2013  short film - I-Object with Mari Meyer / Philipp Weber

2013  video artwork - Margot – Trentaseitrenta

2013  video performance – Lethargy Festival - Zürich

2013  video performance - Trouw loves Nachtdigital - Amsterdam

2013  video performance - Doumen Rooftop Takeover - Leipzig

2013  video artwork – webermichelson x Praezisa Rapid 3000

2010  Sense of Absence - photography - continuing and current project

2004  since - Divers photographic publications

     CODE, ArtEZ, BIS, AMFI, a.o.



exhibitions


2015  light / video installation - Baustelle- Central Theater Leipzig

2015  Fade to Black , selected for Fashion Clash Film Festival - Maastricht

2014  group exhibition - 21e Leipziger Jahresausstellung - Westwerk - Leipzig

2014  group exhibition - Artwork - Many Happy Returns - Island - Hamburg

2014  group exhibition - video 'practical observations' - Island - Hamburg

2013  solo exhibition - Bildarchive #20 - Spinnerei - Leipzig

2012  current and ongoing - Van Campen Liem - Amsterdam

2008  solo exhibition, ATW, Coqc Galerie - Amsterdam

2004  current and ongoing - Herman Wesselinkcollege - Amstelveen

2004  closing exhibition - HKU - Utrecht



commissions


2020  video/light concept - Living the City -

     Tempelhof Berlin - publication cancelled due to Covid Pandemic

2014  several video works for theatres in Germany and abroad

2014  Museumweekend - video / photography - Amsterdam

2013  Auf AEG - photography - Nürnberg

2013  I Amsterdam - video - Amsterdam

2012  ArtEZ Finals - photography - Arnhem

2012  ArtEZ Fact Magazine - photography - Arnhem

2012  commissioned photographic diptique - Van Campen Liem - Amsterdam

2011  I Amsterdam - video - Amsterdam

2011  ArtEZ Fact Magazine - photography - Arnhem

2009  Art Rooms - photography - Amsterdam

2007  commissioned Art Project with illustrator Pieter-Frank de Jong - CS -

     Haarlem

2004  commissioned art project - Herman Wesselinkcollege -

     Amstelveen



educational projects / teaching


2011  AMFI, Amsterdam

2010  HVA, Amsterdam



education


2004 – 2006  assistant internship at artist agency POE - Amsterdam

2001 – 2004  photography / video – Academy of Arts - Utrecht

1999 – 2000  art history and archeology – University Utrecht

1996 – 1999  audiovisual studies and art – Academy of Arts - Tilburg

         (closed for fusion 1999)


Other


2020  Denkzeit Stipendium, Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen

2018  until 2020 - Maternity leave



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