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Visual artist Heleen Willemien Wiemer (Ten Boer, 1978) lives in Amsterdam.

Email: heleenwiemer at hotmail.com

Tel: +31(0)640477409

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Education:

1998-2002    
BA Fine Arts, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, Time Based Arts department
1999-2001   
Several subjects at Philosophy-faculty, University of Amsterdam 
1991-1998   
Stedelijk Gymnasium, Leeuwarden

Theatre shows and performances:

2019
Props for theatre show Symmetries by Hotel Modern and the Dutch Wind Ensemble
2017-2018
Live animation with Hotel Modern in the opera Mose in Egitto, directed by Lotte de Beer, with the Wiener Symphoniker and the Prague Philharmonic Choir, Bregenzer Festspiele, Bregenz, Austria (2017)) and with the Chor Oper Köln and the Gürzenich-Orchester in the Oper Köln, Cologne, Germany (2018)
2018
Director’s assistency theatre show Het Zwarte Goud, by Reineke Jonker and Leo Westra, Westergas Stories, Machinegebouw, Amsterdam
2017
The Lichtenberg Figures, drawing performance with Het Harde Potlood at Gidslezing 2017: Ben Lerner, organised by De Gids, Rode Hoed, Amsterdam
2013
Stal, performance with Het Harde Potlood, festival Nuit Blanche, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam 
Puppets and props for opera De Ring by Hotel Modern and the Dutch Wind Ensemble
2012
Programma Onbekend, solo theatre show, Theater Frascati, Amsterdam
Puppets and props for theatre show De Baard van God by Hotel Modern
2011
Het is veel meer dan het is, performance with Het Harde Potlood, Het Languis, Zwolle, and jubilee party of KesselsKramer, Hans Brinker Budget Hotel, Amsterdam
2010           
De Grote Plantenshow 2, performance with Het Harde Potlood, 21 rozendaal, Enschede 
2009            
Symposium met koud buffet, theatre show with Reineke Jonker, Theater Zeebelt, The Hague 
De Grote Plantenshow 1, performance with Het Harde Potlood, 21 rozendaal, Enschede 
In het Wilde Weg, performance with Het Harde Potlood and Jochem van Tol, 21rozendaal, Enschede 
Live Mini TV-show, solo performance, Dokhuis Gallery, Amsterdam
Puppets and props for theatre show Garnalen Verhalen by Hotel Modern
2007           
Décor pieces and performance with Het Harde Potlood for jubilee party SLAA, Paradiso and De Balie, Amsterdam 
Vs The Dark, drawing action with Het Harde Potlood, W139/ Basement, Post CS-building, Amsterdam           
2006           
Het Grote Bloot, theatre show, Theater Gasthuis, Amsterdam 
Paper Peepshow, performance night with Het Harde Potlood, Dokhuis Gallery, Amsterdam
Het Harde Potlood TJ’t, drawing performance with Het Harde Potlood, Mr Motley-party, Studio 80, Amsterdam 
Bezoekersverwerking, drawing performance with Het Harde Potlood and guests, Kunstvlaai, Westergasfabriekterrein, Amsterdam
Le Crayon Dur ne regrette rien, performances with Het Harde Potlood, SECONDroom, Brussels (BE)
2004            
Charcutez-moi, theatre show with Nynke Borgman, St. De Proeve/Amstelveens Poppentheater,  Amstelveen 
Knaaghaar, performance series with Richtje Reinsma, ITS-festival and Mr Motley Number One Party, Veemvloer, Amsterdam
Venterette, drawing performance with Richtje Reinsma and Roosmarijn Schoonewelle, Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam
Puppets and props for theatre show Kamp by Hotel Modern
2003
He: een uur in de wind, theatre show with Reineke Jonker, Initial idea: Topp & Dubio, Theater Zeebelt, The Hague 
2002           
Souterrain, theatre show with with Thomas Bagge and Reineke Jonker, Theater Zeebelt, The Hague         

Exhibitions:

2018
Anomyme Zeichner, Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin (D)
2017
Highlights from the collection of Museum Jan Cunen, with Het Harde Potlood, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss 
Maquette Frankfurt, collaboration of 12 artists led by Herman Helle, Historisches Museum Frankfurt (D)
Global Draw Project, ECI -Cultuurfabriek, Roermond 

2016
Jubileum, with Het Harde Potlood, Code Rood, Kleine Kapel, Buitenplaats Koningsweg, Arnhem

Global Draw Project, Wanda Reiff Contemporary Art, Bemelen 
Anomyme Zeichner, Kunstverein Rüsselheim, Stadt und Industriemuseum Rüsselheim (D)
2015
Multi solo: Size Matters, We Like Art, TETEM art space, Enschede
Anomyme Zeichner, Galerie Nord/Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin (D), Artq13, Rome (I) and GEYSO20, Braunschweig (D)
Border/Line, Gallery Lokaal WV15, Amsterdam 
2014
Preludium 5: Feestzaal, Kunstvereniging/Drawing Centre Diepenheim 
Drawings in Medisch Centrum Roelof Hart, Amsterdam

Tekenkabinet 2, Museum Waterland, Purmerend 
Op karakter/Op talent, deSERVICEGARAGE, Amsterdam
Open Oost, Oranje Nassau Kazerne and De Punt, Amsterdam 

2013
Tekenkabinet, Museum Waterland, Purmerend and KunstSalon Assen 
Spherical Flip, solo of Het Harde Potlood, Zoete Broodjes, Amsterdam 

2012
Works on paper, solo show, Griffioen Cultuurcentrum van de VU, Amstelveen
The far future is nature, TETEM art space, Enschede 
2011
I wish I loved the human race, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Zwaan Kleef Aan, with Het Harde Potlood, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem
Hell & high water, Zeemanshuis, Amsterdam
Alleen voor iedereen, solo of Het Harde Potlood, Het Langhuis, Zwolle
2010
In situ, with Het Harde Potlood, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss 
Uw geld wordt geteld, with Het Harde Potlood, CBK, Apeldoorn 
Global Perspectives, Broadway Gallery, New York (USA)
2009          
Onder Alle Omstandigheden, solo of Het Harde Potlood, 21rozendaal, Enschede
Works on Paper, a Global Perspective, NY Arts Venice Pavillion, Venice (I)
Artistes Anonymes en Abime, De Diepte, Amsterdam 
Someone Special, with Het Harde Potlood, window gallery Inkijk, metro station Weesperplein, Amsterdam
2008           
Kunstvlaai, with Het Harde Potlood, Westergasfabriekterrrein, Amsterdam 
2007           
Saloon, with Het Harde Potlood, RC De Ruimte, IJmuiden
2006           
Le Crayon Dur ne regrette rien, solo of Het Harde Potlood, SECONDroom, Brussels (BE)
2004           
Happy Chaos: State of Art, Felix Meritis, Amsterdam  

Other:

2009-2018           
Freelance editor for tv magazine VPRO Gids
2010            
Bezemsteel, radio documentary in the series 1 Minuut, Villa VPRO, Radio 1

2008             
Décor piece for party Fonds voor de Letteren (litterary fund), with Het Harde Potlood, Public Library, Amsterdam 
Wall drawings with Het Harde Potlood in primary school De Elout, Municipal Art Regulation, mediated by Stroom, The Hague
2007            
Lopen, radio play together with Richtje Reinsma, Radio Rietveld, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Radio to go, master class on new forms of radio making, Mediamatic, Amsterdam
2006           
Theatre masterclass De snelheid van tijd, by Carina Molier and Gerardjan Rijnders, Theater Gasthuis, Amsterdam 
2005-2007       
Bonklepels Dr Lipstick, monthly radio show together with Richtje Reinsma and guests, Radio Patapoe, Amsterdam
2005            
Theatre masterclass Scenarios for New Media, by Marijn van der Jagt and Robert Steijn, Theater Gasthuis, Amsterdam 
2002            
Te Gast, story read in programm Eerste Pluk, Theater Zeebelt, The Hague 
2002            
Three radio plays as part of an installation by Maartje Folkeringa, Haarlemmer Houtfestival, Haarlem 
2000-2001      
Grachtenradio, three-weekly radio show together with Richtje Reinsma and guests, Salto Radio, Amsterdam      
2000-2001
Short animated films: Fijt (16 mm, 2000, with Doina Kraal), Thirst in space (2001, with Rasmus Holst Andersson) and Ra ra (16 mm, 2001), broadcasted by TART, Salto TV, Amsterdam 

Publications:

2014
Drawing in Dertiende tekeningencahier, Kunstvereniging/Drawing Centre Diepenheim
Drawing in catalogue Tekenkabinet 2.0
2013
Drawing in catalogue Tekenkabinet

2011
Samen tekenen, article about Het Harde Potlood by Basje Boer, magazine Opzij 2011/6 
Try again, Fail again, Fail better, article about a.o. Het Harde Potlood, by Nanda Janssen, magazine Kunstbeeld 2011/5
Zwaan Kleef Aan, catalogue, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem
2010
Visual contribution with Het Harde Potlood to research project Natuurlijke Leeromgeving, commissioned by SURFnet/Kennisnet

2009
Drawing reportage with Het Harde Potlood of music festival Lowlands, projected on outdoor vido screens by Capain Video and published in Lowlands Magazine. Commisioned by magazine mister Motley
Drawing reportage with Het Harde Potlood in book From Weak Ties to Organised Networks, Institute of Network Cultures
De Grote Plantenshow, article about Het Harde Potlood by Anna van Leeuwen, Kunstbeeld Weblog
Expo: Het Harde Potlood, article by Roos van der Lint, magazine Kunstbeeld 2009/11
2008
Drawing with Het Harde Potlood in magazine mister Motley #19: Magie
Visual contribution with Het Harde Potlood in book This Is What It Is, Sandberg Institute/CEAC, Xiamen (China)
Visual contribution with Het Harde Potlood in book Art Pie, Sandberg Institute, CEAC, Xiamen (China)
Lekker crossen met bloemen, article about a.o. Het Harde Potlood, by Mila van de Wall, newspaper Het Parool
2007-2008
Illustrations with Het Harde Potlood for newspaper nrc next, series Zomerschool, Fanny & Alma, De journalist in conflict
2006
Bij ons in het ravijn, story in magazine Raster #115: Lees Mij
Het Grote Bloot, visual contribution in magazine Volume
Chocolade-zombies en kippenvellen, article about a.o. Het Harde Potlood, by Vincent Andriesse, newspaper Metro
2002-2005
Several visual contributions in magazine Skrien, solo and together with Richtje Reinsma and Maartje Folkeringa
2004
Visual contribution in catalogue Happy Chaos: State of Art
2002
Concours Hippique, book with stories, poems and drawings, self-published

Teaching and workshops:

2015-now
Teacher at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Zwolle, Illustration Design department
2018
Workshops with theatre students Deltion College, in conjunction with De Grote Oorlog by Hotel Modern, Theater Odeon, Zwolle
2017               
Theaterhuiskamer, theatre project with local residents of Amsterdam-West, Cliffordstudio, Amsterdam
2016 and 2017              
Guest projects with Het Harde Potlood at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Illustration department
2013
Guest teacher at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, basic year
Guest teacher with Het Harde Potlood at ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Zwolle, project De Onzichtbare Stad
2012
Huist, theatre project with students Royal Academy of Art, departments of Graphic Design and Interior Architecture, at Theater Zeebelt, The Hague
Stelen en Delen, project week with Het Harde Potlood, ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Zwolle, Illustration Design department
2011
Operatie Pampus, with Het Harde Potlood, festival Op de Bres, on the Defence line of Amsterdam
Sprokkeltekening, with Het Harde Potlood, assigned by
Landschap Noord-Holland, Helderse Vallei, Volgermeer, De Overplaats
2010           
Tekenlab (Drawing Lab), with Het Harde Potlood, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
Children’s workshop with Het Harde Potlood, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss, in conjunction with our exhibition In situ
2009           
Hacking the cardboard, workshop with Het Harde Potlood, congress Wintercamp, Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam
2008           
Oo Aa, workshop with Het Harde Potlood, Ladyfest, Amsterdam
2003             
Guest teacher at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, Time Based Arts department
2002-2006       
Drawing, radio and other art projects for children (6-12 years old) on several schools and community centres in Amsterdam: De Balk, De Meevaart, Montessori Osdorp, Professor Einsteinschool a.o.