DESIREE PALMEN
b. Maasbracht, The Netherlands
Lives & works in Berlin (DE) and The Hague (NL)

 
EDUCATION:

1989 - 1991   Jan van Eyck Academy
Post-academic Institute for Arts, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1983 - 1985  Academie Beeldende Kunsten, Plastic arts, Maastricht, The Netherlands
 
ARTIST IN RESIDENCES:

2016 Vienna (Jan-Feb) invitational by Museumsquartier Q 21, Austria
2013 Vancouver (April-May) invitational by grunt gallery, Canada
2011 Istanbul (April-May) invitational by Nuova Icona, Turkey
2007 Vienna (Oct-Dec) Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture, Austria
2006 Jerusalem (April-May) Alma'mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Israel
1997 Vienna (Oct-Dec) Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture, Austria
 
SOLO/DUO EXHIBITIONS:

2015 KIOSK (with Lydia Schouten), Wanda Reiff, Margraten, The Netherlands
2013 Hinten=Vorne, Gallery Funke, Berlin, Germany
2012 Rück-Sicht, Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
2011 One step closer to nature, Gallery Art & Essaï Université 2, Rennes, France
2009 Daily uniform, Gallery Funke, Berlin, Germany
2008 Disappearing, (with Judith Fischer), Medien Kunst Archiv, MQ 21, Vienna, Austria
2005 Streetwise, Nuova Icona, Venice, Italy
2004 Reuten Gallery (with Daan van Wel), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2003 Daily uniform, Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Germany
2002 Streetwise, TENT., Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reuten Gallery Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2001 Lifted, XX Multiple, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reuten Gallery (with Vanessa Jane Phaff), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000 Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
1998 Galerij van het Provinciaal Centrum Beeldende Kunsten (with Anke Schäfer), Hasselt, Belgium
DoUble YoU, (with Anke Schäfer), Hedah, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1997 Special Guests in Vienna, (with Anke Schäfer), Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
1996 De groene bank, Trechter 5, Hasselt, Belgium
1992 Parblue, Antwerpen, Belgium
1989 Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Kabinett, Aachen, Germany
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCE FESTIVALS AND VIDEO SCREENINGS:

2016 Conversas Berlin # 4, Berlin, Germany
Connection, Museum Lazienki-Krlowskie, Warsaw, Poland
Danke! Danke! Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
2015 La securité dans notre société, Art Souterrain, Montréal, Canada
Identity and The Self, RAM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2014 Kunst4Kids, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands br>Motel Mozaique, Video wall, Schouwburg, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2013 LLAWN 01, Llandudno, Wales, United Kingdom
Time Is Now, Gallery Funke, Berlin, Germany
2012 Dinge haben Freizeit, Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
Secret postcards, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2011 Dummy suit, MuHKA hack, Antwerp, Belgium
Pareidoloia, Dutch Cultural Pop-Up Space, London, Untited Kingdom
Fashion talks, Museum für Kommunikation, Berlin, Germany
Video Vario Compilation, Sub Urban Video Lounge, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2010 Locate Me, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
Fantastische fotografie, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2009 Camuflajes, La Casa Enscendida, Madrid-Espai Cultural Caja Madrid, Barcelona & Museo del Patrimonio Municipal, Zaragoza, Spain
Open city, video screening: Old city suit, NAI, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
For security reasons, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Video speaker corner, MuHKA, Antwerp, Belgium
2008 Visual leader, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
The Jerusalem show, Al-Ma'mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem, Israel
Gaydar Gallery ZeitZone Berlin, Germany
Roland-Kunstprojekt Kl…garten, Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
2007 Authentizität, Villa Eschebach, Dresden, Germany
Meat District, Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Short Stories, Macy's Art Gallery Colombia University, New York, United States
Kunst der 70er Jahre im spannungsvollen Dialog mit Arbeiten der Gegenwart, Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
2006 Index, Al-Ma'mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem, Israel
Ebent'06, Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain
Artstore, Kunstambassade, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
2005 Reaction, 51. Biennial-Collatoral events, Venice, Italy
Infr'Action 1, Sète, France
Oost Noordoost, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2004 Selectie 04, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Duende Open Studios, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
36 ° Grad, Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
2003 Art collection, Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kunst om van te Smullen, Museum Swaensteyn, Voorburg, The Netherlands
PhotoFoto, Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
2002 Working together, Gallery Art & Essaï Université 2, Rennes, France
Out of Sight, Schnitt Austellungsraum, Cologne, Germany
Out of Sight, Schnitt Austellungsraum, Cologne, Germany
Drawing in Motion, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
Paris Photo, Gallery von der Milwe, Paris, France
…Prospecten van nooit vermoed schoon, TENT., Center of Visual Arts Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Duende Open, artists initiative DUENDE, with Christina Della Giustina, Rotterdam (NL)
2001 Die Kunst Gesehen zu Werden, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany
AtTENtion please, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany
Breeze of Air: Hortus Ludi, Ron Mandos, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2000 Wenn der Schwanz mit dem Hund wedelt, Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
Tekenmanifestatie, Room, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Smuggle, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Hedah, Maastricht & Casino Luxembourg
Art Frankfurt, Gallery von der Milwe, Frankfurt, Germany
1999 Invisible City, Marres Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Illusion/Free Space/forever Young, NICC, Antwerp, Belgium
Art Frankfurt, Gallery von der Milwe, Frankfurt, Germany
1998 Art Frankfurt, Gallery von der Milwe, Frankfurt, Germany
1997 Camicia Ingrandita per Uno, Niederreihnische Kulturtage Tamtheater, Krefeld, Germany
Free Association, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, The Neth…ands
1996 M.O. Museum Koenig Bonn & Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht, The Netherlands
Souvenirs Gallery von der Milwe, Aachen, Germany
1995 Avenida Liberdade, Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, Sittard, The Netherlands
1994 How to consume a stone, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nuldrieënveertig, Landbouwbelang, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1993 Im Augenblick…, KX Kunst auf Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
Stromenland, Theater aan het Vrijthof, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1992 Maquette, De Fabriek, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1991 Multiple Multiplying Multiplication, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Temporary Consensus, Korte Achterstraat, Hoorn, The Netherlands
Euregionale 91, Museum Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
 
AWARDS, GRANTS AND ASSIGMENTS:

2016 Stipend Q 21 (Jan-Feb) Vienna, Austria
2009 Basic stipend, Mondriaan Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Atelier Rijksbouwmeesters, Den Haag, The Netherlands
2008 Lead awards (nomination) Visual Leader Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
2003 Kunstgebouw Stichting Kunst en Cultuur Zuid Holland, Rijswijk, The Netherlands
2001 Project grant, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2000 Basic stipend, Mondriaan Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1997 Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture, Vienna, Austria
1996 Project grant, Provincie Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1994 Prix de Rome (preliminary round), Rijksacademie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sabotage Virtual Worlds, First prize, IG Medien, Stuttgart, Germany
 
COLLECTIONS

  Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Volkenkunde Museum, Leiden, The Netherlands
Ernst & Young, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Pricewaterhousecoopers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Artotheek CBK, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Kunstuitleen CBK, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Rijksuniversiteit Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Bonnefanten Museum, kunstuitleen, Maastricht, The Netherlands
 
TEACHING ASSIGNEMENTS AND ARTIST TALKS:

2010 Artist talk: The Adaptability of Art-Mimesis as Tactic, Kunstraum Kreuzberg Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2009 In-house class, Master of Arts Visual and Media Anthropology, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany
2008 In-house class, Master of Arts Visual and Media Anthropology, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany
Lecture: Fashion & War, Studium Generale, Technische Universiteit, Delft, The Netherlands
2007 Artist talk: An Encounter with the Middle Eastern Cultural World, Dare 2 Connect & Sica Felix Meritis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Course instructor photography, 10. Internationalen Sommerakademie, Dresden, Germany
2004 Lecture, Freie Universität, Bolzano, Italy
2003 Lecture, St Joost, Breda, The Netherlands
2002 Lecture, Galerie Art & Essaï, Université 2, Rennes, France
Lecture, École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
Artist talk: Tonight, Schnittraum, Cologne, Germany
1999 Lecture: Bouwkunst Academie Maastricht & Academie Beeldende Kunsten, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1997 Artist talk: AugenzeugInnen Berichten, basiswien, Vienna, Austria
1996 Guest lecturer, Academie Beeldende Kunsten, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1995 Guest lecturer, Academie Beeldende Kunsten, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1994 Guest lecturer, Academie Beeldende Kunsten, Maastricht, The Netherlands
 
WORKSHOPS:

2013 Mamook Ipsoot, grunt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2012 Hide & Seek, Gallery Art & Essaï Université 2, Rennes, France
2011 Saklambaç/Hide & Seek, 12. Biennial-Parallel event, Istanbul, Turkey
2006 Dummy Suit, Al-Ma'mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem, Israel
1996 Welchen Hund kann Ich Vertrauen, Museum Koenig, Bonn, Germany
De Menselijke Maat, Natuurhistorisch Museum, Maastricht, The Netherlands
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2018 Artuso, Allyson Ramos & Wrublewski, Marlon: photo image in physic book 2nd year highschool students, Editora Positivo Ltda, Curitiba, Brasil
2016 Tulumello, S.: Fearscapes? A critical perspective on fear and urban planning in Southern Europe, Chapter 6, p. 98, University of Lissabon, Portugal
2015 Ballo in Maschera-Verdi Opéra: photo images p. 114-117 La Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium Ballo in Maschera-Verdi Opéra: photo images p. 114-117 La Monnaie, Brussels, Belgium
2013 Grgar, Sonja: Urban chameleon: Dutch artist engages Aboriginal youth in innovative workshops The Source, No. 25, July 9-August 6, Vancouver, Canada
Griffin, Kevin: Mamook Ipsoot: What's hiding in the landscape VANCOUVER SUN October 18, Canada
Altleen, Glenn & Andrew, Jolene: Mamook Ipsoot To hide or make hidden Desiree Palmen, grunt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Grote Rotterdamse Kunstkalender, Trichis Publishing, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2012 Peinhardt-Franke, Ingrid: Die getarnte Künstlerin, Aachener Nachrichten, 1 Dez., Nr 280, Aachen, Germany
Tölke, Dirk: Camouflage-Realistik, Klenkes 12, 38. Jahrgang, p. 27, Aachen, Germany
Denk Art-Arbeitsbuch Ethik 11 Schöningh Verlag p. 51, Paderborn, Germany
One Step Closer to Nature Journal d'exposition, nr. 17, Galerie Art & Essa ï Université 2, Rennes, France
Limare, Sophie: Génies du Non-lieu/L 'esprit des Lieux Eidôlon nr. 99 Presses p.437-446 Universitaire de Bordeaux, France
2011 " Urbani, Vittorio a.o. Saklambaç-Hide & Seek catalogue, Nuova Icona, Venice, Italy
Oliver, Judith: Camouflage Urbain: Pas vu, pas pris p. 51-57, Let's Motive Urban Press, Toulouse, France
Frömming, Urte Undine: Mimesis und Camouflage. Die Arbeiten von Desiree Palmen im Kontext der Visuellen Anthropologie, Ilinx 2, p. 222-229, Berlin, Germany
Wöhrmann, Kathleen: Offensichtlich Unsichtbar, Marchon Magazin p.44-47, Berlin, Germany
Klanten, R: Doppelgänger; Images of the Human Being, Gestalten p. 62-63, Berlin, Germany
2010 Open Up, Project M, Burda Yukom Publishing p. 45, Germany
de Jongh, Xandra: Van Bewakingscamera naar Kunst, Smaak nr. 45 Rijksgebouwendienst p. 60-61, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Boulaye, Pauline de la: l'Art confondant du camouflage Stradda P. 36-40, Paris, France
2009 Baiges, Maite Méndez: Camuflajes catalog La Casa Enscendida Barcelona p.96-101, Barcelona, Spain
Difference (cover) Tresholds critical journal architecture, art & media culture Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, United States
Klanten, R: Tangible: High Touch Visuals, p. 94, Gestalten, Berlin
Germany Maes, Marjan: De Morgen Magazine, Brussel, Belgium
2008 Schneckenburger, Manfred: Die Vertreibung Roland Temporäre Kleingärten, p. 8, p.46, Darling Publications Cologne, Germany
Spot the Invisible … Daily Mail, United Kingdom
Peichl, Markus: Visual Leader, catalogue, LeadAcademy für Medien e. V, p. 207, Hamburg, Germany
Trick Or Cheat Viction:airy Hong Kong, China,
Fenoglio, Jerome: Peut-On Encore Disparaître? p.22-31& cover, Le Monde 2, nr 217, Paris, France
2007 Stigter, Bianca: Zebr's in Zee CS NRC Handelsblad, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Hasewend, Reinhard: Hide & Seek, Sleek nr.17 Magazine for art & fashion, Berlin, Germany
2006 Gilchrist, Eilsabeth: unwatched versus watched, Capricious, New York, United States
Engelen, Rolf: Museum van Nagsael, p.134-136, Veenman Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
McDonald, Maggie: Now You don't See Me, McDonald New Scientist, United
2005 Seibezzi, C.: Reaction, 51. Biennial-Collatoral events, p. 198-199, Marsilio, Venice, Italy
2004 Newman, Alex: Disruptive Pattern Material, DPM p.306 Ltd London, United Kingdom
Awater 03 Poetry Magazine Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Hagenaars, Hanne: The Street Mister Motley Art for You(th) foundation Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Verheyen, M.: De Sleutel ligt onder de Mat, cbkdh Stroom, The Hague, The Netherlands
Moscovier, H.: De Vleugels van de Bibliotheek, p. 122 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2003 Meister, Helga: Tarnungen und Überwachungen, Westdeutsch Zeitung, Düsseldorf, Germany
HBR.: Aktuelles in Kunstkojen, Rheinische Post, Germany
HBR.: Aktuelles in Kunstkojen, Rheinische Post, Germany
Vermin, Grada; IK BEN IEMAND ANDERS, Kunstgebouw, Rijswijk, The Netherlands
Reijnders, Tineke: AMC Artbook hoogtepunten in een unieke collectie p. 114, Universiteit Press Salomé, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2002 Tappeiner, Maria: Out of sight, p. 12-15, Schnittraum, Cologne, Germany
2001 Heerma van Voss, Sandra: DE GALERIE Vanessa Jane Phaff & Desiree Palmen, NRC handelsblad, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Feenstra, Wapke: Breeze of air, Tubeligth 15, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2000 Römer, Stefan: Mimesis als taktik, p. 50-51 p. 20 Sato, Keiko: Camouflage kleding, p.62, Smuggle Produce Catalogue, Stichting Smokkel, Maastricht, The…therlands
Das örtliche (cover) Alsdorf-Würselen-Herzogenrath Hrg. Deutsche Telekom, Germany
Dijksterhuis, Edo: Een Postkantoor vol Kunst, NRC handelsblad, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1999 Palmen, D.: Memories in plastic bags: Bouwkunst Academie Maastricht & Academie Beeldende Kunsten, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Beyer, Wiel: De Stad en de Kunst, Dagblad De Limburger, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1998 Palmen, D.& Schäfer, A. : Special Guest in Vienna Augenzeugenberichten, D&A Maastricht, The Netherlands
Meaning is Moist; instruction drawings works Suchan Kinoshita, SMAK, Gent, Belgium
Beyer, Wiel: Grüße aus Wien, Dagblad De Limburger, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Doove, Edith: Subtiele Associaties, Dagblad De Standaard, Dilbeek, Belgium
Braet, Jan: Onrust bij de Begijnen, Knack, Roularta Media Group, Brussels, Belgium
Grzonka, Patricia: The Message is made up by the Receiver, SpringerIn, Vienna, Austria
Feenstra, Wapke: Verhalen die Beeldbouwen, HTV de Ijsberg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Schäfer, Anke: … Und statt des Kopfes, Cultureel Nieuws Magazine Provinciaal Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Hasselt, Belgium
Romijn, Catarien: Een Filmster en een Tafelkleed Limburgs Dagblad, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1996 Palmen, D. Peulen, K. Schäfer, A. : Met Ondertitel, M.O. Maastricht, The Netherlands
Groene Bank & Gele Cilinder Belang van Limburg, Mediahuis, Antwerp, Belgium
Braet, Jan: Groene Bank, Knack, Roularta Media Group, Brussels, Belgium
1995 Huijts, S., Bud é, F. e.a. : Avenida Liberdade catalogue Stedelijk Museum Het Domein, The Netherlands
1994 Andradi, Steffen: Schlaraffenland-Sabotage virtueller Welten, p. 12-13, KUNSTSTÜCK, Stuttgart, Germany
Breddels, L.: Theatre/Visual Art, Prix de Rome catalogue, p. 90, uitgeverij 010 publishers, Rijksacademie Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Deumens, Johan: Nuldrieënveertig catalogue, p. 32-33, Gemeente Maastricht, The Netherlands Netherlands
1992 Defesche, Pieter: Tweestromenland: Tot Leering en de Vermaak, Limburgs Dagblad, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Schiff, Hajo: Fische im Schleudergang, TAZ, Hamburg, Germany Netherlands
Parblue Nieuwsbrief, nr. 3, sept 1992
1991 Gevers, Ine: MULTIPLE-MULTIPLYING-MULTIPLICATION, p. 99, Jan van Eyck, Maastricht, The Netherlands
1991 Euregionale 91 (catalog), Museum Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany