Hester Scheurwater

Curriculum Vitae - Hester Scheurwater

 

Hester Scheurwater (born 1971, Hendrik Ido Ambacht, The Netherlands) studied cultural management at the Amsterdam School of  the Arts and monumental art at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague, where she participated in workshops with Frans Zwartjes and Nan Hoover. Scheurwater works as an artist and also as a teacher of video art at the Royal Academy.

 

 

Education

1993-1995 Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Kunstbeleid en Management, Amsterdam

1989-1993 Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten, Monumentaal, The Hague

1983-1889 Roncalli Scholengemeenschap, V.W.O.,  Bergen op Zoom

 

publications

2012

SHOOTING BACK  Hester Scheurwater, edited by Walter Keller (SCALO till 1996) Gerber & Keller Zurich. Zurich based Walter Keller is co-founder of Parkett Art Magazíne, Fotomuseum Winterthur/Switzerland, and Scalo Publishers (active until  2006). He is a curator,writer, gallerist and an internationally well-known specialist of contemporary photography. He published books from Larry Clark, Nan Goldin, Richard Prince, BorisMikhailov, Helmut Newton.


2011

CPhoto, Posed/Unposed, Ivory press by Tobia Bezolla Curator Kunsthaus Zurich

Art Magazine, European Photography #90 Privacy  (cover included)


2014

Faceless, stichting Mediamatic, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shooting Back, Galerie Walter Keller, Photobastei Zurich Swiss

 

2013

Core programm, International Photo Biennale Ballarat, Australia

Art Week Vienna, Open Studio Day, Museum Quartiers Vienna

Hester Scheurwater, solo Paardenstallen, Broelmuseum Kortrijk Belgium

Faceless, Freiraum, Museums Quartiers Vienna, Austria

Eva Ontbloot, Willem 3, Vlissingen, The Netherlands

Art Rotterdam, Art at the Warehouse, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Re : Rotterdam , Art fair, Rotterdam

 

2012

Basic Instincts, OCT & Design Gallery, Shenzen China

Nofound photo fair, Paris, France

Art Gent, Belgium

Hotel L’Erotique, Burgenstocker Gallery, Zurich Switzerland

Shooting Back, solo. Galerie Frank Taal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Basic Instincts, Kerk, Arnhem, The Netherlands

 

 

2011

Basic Instincts, Villa Elisabeth, Berlin, Germany

Nelson Atkin Museum of Art, Kansas City, USA

 

2010

Baby, presented by Video Data Bank, LOOP Festival, Barcelona, Spain

Europe Mania Festival, Incubate stage, Pécs, Hungary

Radical Adult, Forgotten Bar Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Hester Scheurwater.com, (solo), Stedelijk Museum Zwolle, Zwolle, The Netherlands

Incubate Festival, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Summer of Love, Wallgallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Solo, Roodkapje, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

In your face, (solo), Gallery 182a, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Museumnight, (wild beamen), Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

2009

Six Pack Vienna 13 Lessons, Video Performance, Vienna, Austria

Night Desire, Sleepless Night (Museumnight), City Council Bilbao, Spain

Light Industry, venue for film and electronic art, New York, USA

Incubate Festival, Tilburg, The Netherlands

(m)Eating, Perron 58, Tilburg, The Netherlands

 

2008

Appelling/abseiling, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA

Shortly Speaking, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland

AFI FEST – Los Angeles, International Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA

International Film Festival, Dresden, Germany

Athens Filmfestival, Athens, USA

Quotitian Gallery, I/O, San Francisco, USA

 

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam

WHOMEN, (group exhibition Kimberly Clark, Elly Strik), Gemak/Vrije Academie, The Hague, The Netherlands

 

2007

Mama, presented by Video Data Bank, LOOP Festival, Barcelona, Spain

One Minutes Festival, Ghent, Belgium

International Bunker Film Festival, Ventimiglia, Italy

Images Festival, Toronto, Canada

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

 

2006

10th International Short Film Festival, jubilee programme, Winterthur, Switzerland

Pulsar Festival, Caracas, Venezuela

Aarhus Festival, Aarhus, Denmark

Shortly Speaking by Holland Film, Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, and the Embassy of the Netherlands, Warsaw, Poland

Usine C, Montreal, Canada

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Cinema Domingo, vertoning werk en vraaggesprek n.a.v. werk Miranda July, CBK Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Leids Film Festival, Leiden, The Netherlands

Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands The Netherlands

Mensbeeld, Artstore - Kunstambassade Rotterdam, Rotterdam,

 

 

2005

Rencontres Internationales, Paris/Berlin, France/Germany

Women in the director’s chair, 24th annual International Film Festival, Chicago, USA

Video Lisbao, Lisbon, Portugal

Festival du Noveau Cinema, Montreal, Canada

Ballroom Marfa, Texas, USA

L’Alternativa, Festival of Independent Cinema, on tour, highlights programme, Barcelona, Spain

Genval, video installation, station Belgium

Pek Festival, The Hague, The Netherlands

Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Festival Disorientation, New Ways of Storytelling, Rialto, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Beeldplaats, i.s.m. DZIGA filmvertoning en gastspreker, Lux, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

 

2004

Cannes International Film Festival, Cannes, France

International Film Festival Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Exground Filmfest, Wiesbaden, Germany

Antimatter, Underground Filmfestival, Victoria, Canada

4th Kaoshung Film Festival, Tapei, Taiwan

28th Cleveland International Film Festival, Cleveland, USA

International Bunker Film Festival, Ventimiglia, Italy

8th International Short Film Festival, Winterthur, Switzerland

Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece

Cucularos, Film festival, USA

Nova Cinema, Brussels, Belgium

Straal, project van Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, De Balie, Amsterdam

Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Selection Erwin Houtenbrink International Film Festival Rotterdam, Lux, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

‘Glamour Girl The Netherlands s’ on Tour, front programme Aleksandr Sokoerovs ‘Father and Son’,

Celluloid/Digitaal # 3, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Solo exhibition, Artoteek, Den Haag, The Netherlands

 

 

2003

Chicago Filmmakers Digital Festival, Museum of Modern Art Chicago, Chicago, USA

bavf~NAF#1, New Media Art Festival, Bandung, Indonesia

Kurz Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany

Festival Tres Court, Tres d’Esprit, Paris, France

5th International Women’s Film Festival, Seoul, Korea

‘Lisa’, ‘I Wanted You’, ‘I Must Be Beautiful Too’, broadcasted by Metropolis TVE, Spain

Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Rotterdams Fabrikaat, CBK Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Cultuurnacht Den Haag, public screening on Atrium Municipal Hall, The Hague, The Netherlands

Cineboards video projected on Pathe Cinema, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Plaza Futura, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Kort Rotterdams, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Impakt Festival, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Shorts!, Kriterion, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

 

2002

Blanton Museum of Art, Texas, USA

Femmes d’Images, Maison de la Photographie Européenne, Institut Néerlandais, Paris, France

Stand van Zaken, Stroom HCBK, The Hague, The Netherlands

Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht The Netherlands,

Stad.Als.Film., filmfestival, Schiedam, The Netherlands

Global Attic, Film and Video Festival, Kunst en Complex, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Parking Den Haag, Stroom HCBK and Artoteek, Den Haag, The Netherlands

Identity in Motion, Pand Paulus, Schiedam

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam

 

2001

Dig.it, Festival of Digital Media, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

Viper, International Festival for Film, Video and New Media, Basel, Switzerland

Cultural Centre for Contemporary Art Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Estavar-Llivia Festival, International Media Art Festival, Estavar, France  (‘Heal Me’ broadcasted on national TV)

Do Not Disturb, 68 Elf, Koln, Germany World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Frans Zwartjes and Friends, Filmmuseum, Amsterdam/Kunstkanaal, The Netherlands

Shorts!, Kriterion, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Impakt Festival, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Nederlands Film Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Lowlands Festival, Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands

New Forms Festival, Het Paard op Hol, Theater aan het Spui, The Hague, The Netherlands

De Schepping, Zeebelt Theater, The Hague, The Netherlands

Broadcasting PARK TV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

 

2000

Spaced Out, exchange programme between Artoteek Den Haag and Cemeti Art House and Erasmushuis, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

 

Groepstentoonstelling, Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen

See me, hear me! (groepstentoonstelling), Stroom HCBK, The Hague, The Netherlands

Solot tentoonstelling, Artoteek, The Hague, The Netherlands

 

1999

De Schreeuw, ‘t Leerhuis, Brugge, Belgium

Rencontres Arts électroniques, Rennes, France

Salva Mea, (groepstentoonstelling), Grote Kerk, The Hague, The Netherlands



1998

Solo tentoonstelling, Maldoror Galerie/Korzo Theater, The Hague, The Netherlands

Solo tentoonstelling, Artoteek, The Hague, The Netherlands

Toussaintkade 55, Stroom HCBK, The Hague, The Netherlands

Impakt Festival, ‘t Hoogt, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Broadcasting PARK TV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Een keuze van Frans Zwartjes, Galerie Exedra, Hilversum, The Netherlands

De nieuwe kleren van de keizer, Pand Paulus, Schiedam, The Netherlands

 

1997

Charisma, of de vensters van vrienden, Maldoror Galerie, The Hague, The Netherlands

GAF Prijs, Fietsenstalling, The Hague, The Netherlands

De mooiste dag voor de zeer korte film, Sandberg Instituut i.s.m. VPRO, Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1996

Solo tentoonstelling, Fietsenstalling, The Hague, The Netherlands

Initiatieven II, HCAK, The Hague, The Netherlands

 

Competitions/nominations/awards

2007

New Arrivals, online platform for Short Films NPS i.s.m. International Film Festival Rotterdam, Winner Public Votes

Mercal Film Festival (competition programme), Barcelona, Spain

 

2005

The One Minutes Award, Amsterdam, nominated in the category: ‘Best of the World’

 

2002

Selected for the second round Prix de Rome, category Film en Video

Festival Vallecas Todo Cultura, Madrid, Spain, ‘Best innovator script history’ award

Festival for video and new media (Estavar/Llivia), prize Heal Me broadcasted by TV France

 

1997

‘Onderste Boven Prijs’ De mooiste dag voor de zeer korte film, Sandberg Instituut i.s.m. VPRO, Paradiso, Amsterdam

 

1994

Nominatie K.A.B.K. voor de Europese Biënnale voor jong kunstenaars Germinations 8

 

1993

Nominatie Zuid-Hollandse Beeldende Kunstprijs voor Academieverlaters

Aanmoedigingsprijs STROOM hcbk

 

Publications

2013               Algemeen Dagblad, Hugo borst

2012               SHOOTING BACK, artist’s book Hester Scheurwater edited by Walter Keller, publisher Gerben & Keller Zurich

2011               C Photo Posed/Unposed Ivorypress, edited by Tobia Bezzola Kunsthaus Zurich

European Photography #90 Privacy Issue december issue Privacy

HP/DE TIJD. “Wie mooi wil zijn moet nep worden” Isabelle Buhre december 2011

‘Variaties op oude helden’, Lucette ter Borg, NRC Handelsblad 15 september 2011

                       “Shooting Back Controversial artist Hester Scheurwater circumvents censorship”,

Interview Cathine Somze, ZOO Magzine#31 june 2011 16 pages

‘Eigenwijs, bekende Nederlanders over hun eigengereide aard” ,Anke Manschot, Opzij juni 2011

‘Echte vrienden Stine Jensen” , KRO Profiel tv interview, 20 april NED 2 2011

‘Waarom ik maak wat ik maak” I Talked to Aletta Blog april 2011

‘Het jaar 2010 in 100 beelden, de keuze van de redactie’, NRC Weekblad, 31 december 2011- 6 januari 2011

2010               ‘Toiletflamberen’, Wim de Jong, Volkskrant Magazine, 4 december 2010

‘OBJECT OF DESIRE Controversial  artist Hester Scheurwater releases a book of photography’, Igor Guinau, ZOO magazine 2010/2011 nr 29

‘Waarmee provoceert de kunstenaar?’ R.E.L. AVRO kunst programma, Nederland 2,

12 november 2010‘Kunst van OPZIJ, Nr 3 Vrouwelijke Seksualiteit ‘, OPZIJ nr.11,

november 2010Overijssels Hart, radio interview Gerson Veenstra, RTV Oost,

29 oktober 2010‘Ongeluk van vrouwen is een eeuwig thema’,  Raymond van den Boogaard, NRC Handelsblad C.S.,

25 oktober 2010‘Beautiful Too, Hester Scheurwater’s videowork’, essay Catrien Schreuder, catalog hesterscheurwaterdotcom, Stedelijk Museum Zwolle,

oktober 2010‘De vrouw als lustobject op Facebook’, Marion Groenewoud, Stentor Zwolse Courant,

12 oktober 2011‘Hester Scheurwater geeft zich bloot op GOGBOT festival’ , interview Marjon Kok, Twentsche Courant Tubantia,

9 september 2010‘Mannenlichamen’, Sandra Smets, NRC Handelsblad,

3 september 2010‘Zelfportret als aandachttrekker’, Stefan Kuiper, Vrij Nederland 

21 augustus 2010

‘7 vragen’, Corrie Geritzen, Bright Magazine #35, 24 augustus 2010

‘De Grenzen van het zelfportret’,  Basje de Boer, Tubelight Extra  4 juni 2010

MOOIS tv’ interview Jack Wouters, TV Rijnmond, 7 mei 2010

‘Hester’, Roos van Put, blog Kunstbeeld, 28 april 2010

aug 2010 Bright Magazine 7 vragen door Corrie Gerritzen

20 4 2010                  

NRC Cultuur Blog, Raymond van den Boogaard Wat mag en wat niet mag (2)

17 april 2010 , de Volkskrant Magazine Kunst in Spreidstand interview by Wim de Jong

21 maart 2010, De leeuw op Zondag, Dutch TV Nederland 1  interview by Paul de Leeuw

8 februari 2010 De scheurwater saga op facebook, Raymond van den Boogaard

2009                  18 december 2009 , NRC handelsblad CS De grenzen van vriendschap verkennen, Raymondvan den Boogaard

2006               NRC Open vragen in film Zwartjes  André Waardenburg   

                          MM2 Experimentele film in Nederland vanaf 1960,Filmbank/ de Balie      

            NRC Open vragen in film Zwartjes  André Waardenburg              

2003               catalogus Prix de Rome film video

2001               Algemeen Dagblad interview/recensie Annemart van Rhee                      

Volkskrant magazine, video still                              

            Tijdschrift Airbag,Adriaan de Regt                          

2000               Opzij, Riet van der Linden                

2000               De Volkskrant, Erik Hagoort                         

1999               De Volkskrant, Sacha Bronwasser             

            Artoteek Den Haag, Publicatie bij expositie 1999                            

1998               Haagse Courant, Roos van Put

Filmography 

Purify       Hester Scheurwater, dvd 2 min 2007  video performance
Baby Hester Scheurwater, dvd 2 min 2006 video performance
It Hurts    Hester Scheurwater, dvd 2 min 2006 video performance
Kaltes Klares Wasser   Hester Scheurwater, dvd, 4 min 2005
Hand In My Pocket,   Hester Scheurwater, dvd  3 min 2005
Mama Hester Scheurwater, dvd, 2,5 min, 2005 video performance
Bruises Hester Scheurwater, dvd, 2,5 min 2005 video performance
Ani(fe)mal(e)   Hester Scheurwater, dvd, 1 min 2005 video performance
Glamour Girls Hester Scheurwater, 35 mm, 6,30 min 2004
Inner Walk 2 Hester Scheurwater, animated video environment 6 min 2004
Red Finger Nail polish Hester Scheurwater, video 3 min 2003
Poster Girl,  Hester Scheurwater, video 5 min 2003
I Wanted You,  Hester Scheurwater, video, 3 min 2001
Inner Walk 

Hester Scheurwater, sketch for Prix de Rome presentation
Video animated filmscape, 7 min 2001

Lisa ,  Hester Scheurwater, video, 3 min 2001
First Floor,   Hester Scheurwater, video, 4 min 2001
Ground Floor, Hester Scheurwater, video 7 min 2001
Night Desire 

Hester Scheurwater, Renate Boere, Patricia Pattipeilohy
10 channel video installation, Centre for Cultural Art Barcelona Spain, 2001

Heal Me,  Hester Scheurwater & Roald de Boer, video 3 min 2000
I Must Be Beautiful Too,  Hester Scheurwater, video 3 min., 2000 video performance
The Staircase,  Roald de Boer & Hester Scheurwater, video 6 min 2000
Jump,  Hester Scheurwater, video 1 min., 1999 video performance
Drowned,  Hester Scheurwater, video 3 min., 1999 video performance
Deep, Hester Scheurwater, video 5 min., 1998 video performance
Foam,  Hester Scheurwater, video 5 min., 1998 video performance
Night Desire  

Hester Scheurwater, Renate Boere, Patricia Pattipeilohy
10 channel video installation, ‘t Paard, The Hague

The White Stripped Red,     Hester Scheurwater, video and 16 mm film, 1,30 min 1996 video performance