Gerco de Ruijter (Vianen, 1961)

Lives and works fromt Rotterdam, The netherlands

 

Education:

1981-1984 School for Fotografie and Fotonica, Den Haag

1988-1993 Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam

 

Solo exhibitions (Selection):

2022   t i l t (2001-2021), Galerie de Zaal, Delft

2019   Grid Corrections, Fotomuseum, Den Haag

2018   In Search of a Sense of Scale, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam

2017   TETHER, Bewaerschole, Burgh-Haamstede

2015   Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas, USA

         Extended View, Galerie van Kranendonk, Den Haag

2014   Almost Nature, Museum Jan Cunen, Oss

2013   Gerco de Ruijter, the Black Box, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC

2012   Almost Nature, Galerie Zic Zerp, Rotterdam

2011   Permanent Kwadraat Stedelijk Museum Schiedam

2009   Fries Museum Leeuwarden

2008   Loslaten (Letting Go), Creatief Laboratorium 38CC, Delft

         Borders MKgalerie.nl, Rotterdam

         Landing Soon #4, Heden, Den Haag (cat.)

         Over de Grenzen, Stedelijk Museum Hoogstraten, België

2007   Grenzen/Borders, Belasting en Douane Museum, Rotterdam (cat.)

         Citycollection, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

         Scale of Structure MK galerie.de Berlin

2006   MK galerie.nl, Rotterdam

         Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam

2004   MK galerie.nl, Rotterdam

         De Waag, Leiden

2002   MK galerie.nl, Rotterdam

         Cargo Z, Almere

2001   Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam

         Galerie Modulo, Lissabon

         Galerie Modulo, Porto

2000   MK galerie.nl, Rotterdam (cat.)

         False Flat, Fries Museum Buro Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden

1999   Galerie van Kranendonk, den Haag

         Ata-Ray Gallery, Sofia (cat.)

1998   Galerie Bernard Jordan, Parijs

1996   Art Amsterdam, solostand, MK expositieruimte

1997   Witte de With, centrum voor hedendaagse kunst, Rotterdam (cat.)

 

Group exhibitions (Selection):

2021   Theme, Method, choice of Freedom, group exhibition, curator Jaap van den Ende, Galerie de Zaal, Delft, with Jos van Merendonk, Philip Akkerman, Anjes Adriaansens, Maarten Janssen, Gracia Khouw, Jan Smejkal, Arie Berkulin, Guido Lippens, Gerco de Ruijter, Rien Monshouwer, Jaap van den Ende, Eric Jan van de Geer

2021   Grid Corrections , Fotofestival Enschede

         Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations Marseille France

2020   Countryside, The Future / Guggenheim Museum / New York

2019   Civilisatzion:The Way We Live Now, National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)Melbourne, VIC          Australia

         Manic Patterns, Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam

2018   Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Ullens Center of Contemporary Art (UCCA)Beijing        China

         Civilization: The Way We Live Now, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary      Art Seoul, South Korea

         Het Trage Lage Land, Museum More, Gorssel

2017   The Darkened Mirror - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

         Expanding Animation, Nicolaïkerk, Utrecht

         Hidden Treasures - Van Kranendonk Gallery, The Hague

2016   Now&After 16 - Now&After - International Video Art Festival, Moscow

         ARENA Noorderlicht Photofestival 2016 - Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen

         Panorama Continuüm - Panorama Mesdag, The Hague

2015   Wind, Water, Wad / Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen

         ANTI-GRAND Contemporary Perspectives on Landscape,

         Harnett Museum of Art, Richmond, Virginia, USA (cat.)

         Worlds of Nature, RAM foundation, Rotterdam

         Rotterdam in the Picture, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam

2014   Google Mapping, (met Hans Gremmen), Stedelijk Museum Schiedam

         Horizonnen, Art in a changing Friesland, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden

         Frames Per Second, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh U.S.A.

2013   Landmark, the Fields of Landscape Photography, Sommerset House, London

         distURBANces Museum National d'Histoire et d'art, Luxembourg

         Stad in beeld, beeld van de stad, Stedelijk Museum Zwolle

         Photography Extended, Museum Het Valkhof Nijmegen

         Viewmasters, Galerie Nouvelles Images, Den Haag

2012   Sense of Place, Bozar, Brussel (cat.)

         Zoet en Zout, Sweet and Salt, Kunsthal, Rotterdam (cat.)

         Terra Cognita, Museum Belvédère, Heerenveen

         Tulca Arts Festival,Galway Ireland

         International Photo festival, Knokke-Heist, Belgium

2011   Zó Hollands, Ons landschap in de kunst sinds 1850, De Hallen Haarlem

         De Saedeleer Revisited, Stedelijk Museum Aalst

2010   Na Pele da Terra, Van Kranendonk Gallery, The Hague

         Collectiepresentatie Kunst na 1945 Stedelijk Museum Schiedam

2009   Desert Passage Harwood museum,Taos, New Mexico

         Nature as Artifice , Aperture Gallery, New York

         Nature as Artifice , George Eastman House, Rochester NY

2008   Nature as Artifice , Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

         Parts and the Whole , The Centro Cultural Bancaja , Alicante, Spain

         Nature as Artifice , Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo

         Dutch Dare, fsmgallery Florence, Italy

         Expandig the City, Foam Amsterdam

2007   Contour / Continuïteit , Prinsenhof Delft (cat.)

         Parts and the Whole, Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona (cat.)

         Dutch Landscapes, Home Views, Brisbane, Australie

2006   Photo London, MK Galerie.nl, London

         Dutch Dare, Sydney (cat)

2005   Constructed Moment, 's Hertogenbosch

         Histoire(s) Parallele(s) FOAM, Amsterdam

         Ground Management/Fantasy Landscape, SFAI, Santa Fé

2004   Le Cinema des photographes Neerlandais, Maison Européene de la Photographie, Parijs

         Echo 3, Archipel, Apeldoorn (met Martijn Schuppers)

         De Magie van het Beeld, In Situ Galerie, Aalst

2003   Shine, museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (cat.)

         Art Brussels, MK galerie.nl

         Panorama Amsterdam, FOAM, Amsterdam

2002   International Photofestival, Musée Réattu, Arles

         Filmlounge, Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam

2001   In The Rough, Museu Serralves, Porto (cat.)

         The People's Art, Eléctrica do Freixo, Porto; Witte de With, Rotterdam(cat.)

2000   Musee des Beaux Arts, Beaune

         Stedelijk Museum, Gorinchem

1999   Dutch Photography, House of Photography, Moskou

         De Vleeshal, Middelburg

         Paris Photo (galerie Flatland)

1998   Carambolage, Gothaer Kunstforum, Keulen (cat.)

         Carambolage, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam

         Big enough for both of us, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (cat.)

1997   National Gallery, Praag

         Fotofestival Naarden (cat.)

1995 Verzameld Werk 6 Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

 

Screenings (Selection):

2018   Grid Corrections, Festival du Film / Grasse

         Grid Corrections, Technologies of Violence / Kino Arsenal / Berlin

         Grid Corrections, IAFF ANIMATOR / Poznan Poland

2017   Grid Corrections, International Film Festival / Rotterdam

         Grid Corrections, Holland Animation Film Fesitival / Utrecht

         Grid Corrections, Glas Animation Festival / Berkeley (CA) USA

         Grid Corrections, Intermediaciones 2017 / Medellin Colombia

         Dissolve, Expanded Animation / Utrecht

         Grid Corrections, Kurz & Knapp / Documentary Film and Video Festival Kassel

         Grid Corrections, Imagen Ex Machina / La Casa Encendida / Madrid

2016   CROPS, GLAS Animation Festival / Berkeley (CA) USA

         Grid Corrections, NOW & AFTER / The State Darwin Museum / Moscow

         Grid Corrections, Transparency Machines / Arts Santa Monica / Barcelona

2015   Playground, Holland Animation Film Fesitival / Utrecht

         Playground, European Media Art Festival / Osnabrueck

         Playground, Different and Experimental Cinema / Paris

         Playground, Nederlands Film Festival / Utrecht

         Playground, Documentary Film and Video Festival / Kassel

2014   CROPS, Tempo Não Para (Time Doesn’t Stop) / TIFF Toronto, Canada

2013   CROPS, Animpact Animation Festival 2013 / Korea

         CROPS, Nederlands Film Festival / Utrecht

         CROPS, International Film Festival / Rotterdam

         CROPS, Holland Animation Film Festival (nomination for the Grand Prize for Dutch   Animation)

 

Publications/Books Monography

2019   Grid Corrections NAI010 Publishers, Rotterdam

2016   Almost Nature, Timmer Art Books / Lecturis , Eindhoven

2010   Toevallig Landschap, Uitgeverij van W ijnen, Franeker