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Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk

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Birthplace
Rotterdam

Birth year
1988

Lives in
London

Works in
Rotterdam

Website

Statement

Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk (Rotterdam, 1988) works as a curator and a writer. He holds a BA in Art History and Visual Culture from the University of Utrecht, and an MA in Curating from the London Metropolitan University, delivered in conjunction with the Whitechapel Gallery. He has worked at a number of institutions including SMBA (Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam) and DRAF (David Roberts Art Foundation). Recent exhibition projects include the group exhibition Can’t Hear My Eyes (2013), NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona & Madrid; the duo exhibition Two in the Wave (2013), Printroom, Rotterdam; the group exhibition Artists of the No (2012), Projektraum Viktor Bucher, as part of Curated by_Vienna 2012; the exhibition cycle Reading Complex (2012), Seventeen Gallery, The Government Art Collection, The Showroom, AND Publishing, London. He edited the anthology and hypothetical catalogue None of the Above (2011) on curating and the curatorial in the key of fiction. His publications include, among others,’Untitled’ (Constants Are Changing) on the works of Felix Gonzalez-Torres, published in 2010. He has contributed to a number of magazines, among Art Licks and Metropolis M. In 2012 he was the recipient of the inaugural Demergon Curatorial Award at The Whitechapel Gallery, in recognition of his fiction and literature–based approach to curating.

Recent Exhibits

Niekolaas Johannes Lekkerkerk participated in these exhibits:

Sep, 2013 The Great Indoors
Motive Gallery
 
Apr, 2013 Two in the Wave
Printroom
 
Apr, 2013 Can't Hear My Eyes
Nogueras Blanchard Barcelona
 
Sep, 2012 Artists of the No
Projektraum Viktor Bucher
 
May, 2012 Reading Complex Act I&II - Coordinates/Relocations
The Showroom
 
Mar, 2012 Reading Complex Act IV - Sans Titre
Government Art Collection
 
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