Art, Exhibition Concept and Design
Camilio van Lenteren
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February / June 2022
Art Exhibition HASORU MALU (meeting together / intertwined) Fundação Oriente
Exhibition design and art advisory for exhibition with the top 15 artists from Timor-Leste to celebrate the 20 years of independence of Timor-Leste.
Eco Art Recidence Sevan, Armenia / Dream Park.
International Art residence organised by EU4Culture further implemented by:
Regional Development and Research Centre / Sevan Community Municipality / ''Sevan Youth Club‘’ and New Art Stage (NAS). Working on the start of my Future Forest Project World Wide and Performed a Performance in the old Soviet Park Sevan , working together with the other artists and Youth of Sevan.
June-2020 – ongoing:
United colors of Timor-Leste
Traveling to all districts of Timor-Leste and find the traditional Tais from that districts language group. Finally I will make a suit, that reflects the unity of Timor- Leste, which is a 20 year young country after a fiercly history. In the same philosofical frame I am ordering white Tais (which doesn;t exist) to make a white suite. Long term process.
2020 – Ongoing
Advisor for art and art projects Fundacao Oriente Dili, Timor-Leste.
Expressões Do Café / Advisor Curator
Catarino Bere solo exhibition at Fundação Oriente, Dili, Timor-Leste
16-10/26-10-2020 (IN)humane / Solo Exhibition
Solo exhibition at Fundação Oriente, Dili, Timor-Leste.
3 installations: Hibernation Box / A Dying Tree / ANTHROPOCE OFFENDER VICTIM exhibited
11-7-2020 – 2-8-2020
Momórias e Encontros
Curating Inu Bere solo exhibition at Fundação Oriente, Dili, Timor-Leste.
12-6-2020 – ongoing
Solo Exhibition: Colors of Timor-Leste / Universal forms
Exhibioton in a café with 9 mathematical forms covered with cultural important food powders. Café Fatima, Dili, Timor-Leste.
3 to 6-5-2019
Solo exhibition M’mbuyo Tsopano Mphatso
Solo exhibition Lilongwe, Malawi, whith selected art from the last 3 years, made in Lilongwe.
Guest speaker / special gust for the opening: Menes La plume
16-3-2019 / 01-4-2019
Studio 225 Lusaka (Zambia)
Studio 225 residency, Lusaka to create a site- and social- specific art installation for the studio 225 art space which is a market shop in Lusaka’s Chilenje Market. I will work together with the other shop owners, vendors and market visitors to fill the space with items which you can furnish a basic life, which I will store in size to fit made white boxes, to later create a new White Element(s) 12 (Inside / Outside), which represented this interaction.
2 and 3-11-2-018
Dzaleka – Tumaini Festival – Ghost Trees / TSOGOLO02
Asked to create 2 site specific installations at the Tumaini (hope) festival in refugee camp Dzaleka, Malawi. One was a monument for all fallen trees in Malawi, the other was to think about the future and reforistation.
1-8-2016 – now
Lilongwe “studio time”
Focussing on studio time (creating visual art works) / website updating / setting up new projects / wrting proposals for residencies.
1-6 / 13-08-2017
TSOGOLO – Kumbali Country Lodge
I was asked to organised a site specific art project for the natural surrounding of Kumbali Lodge, an art work to educate about deforistation.
1-8- 2016 until now
Currently working and focussing on art projects in Lilongwe (Malawi), creating artworks and looking for exhibition opertunities.
17-6 / 10-7-2016
ENHLA KOMQONQO. The Unconscious Mind. Solo Exhibition Vincentio Phiri
Guest curator, event idea’s, opening performance and exhibition concept and design of exhibition at Modzi Arts, Lusaka.
23-4 / 22-5-2016
Back&Forth. Underground/into the Light. Solo exhibition Lawrence Chikwa.
Part of curator duo, opening performance concept and exhibition concept and design of exhibition at Modzi Arts, Lusaka.
5-8 / 21-8-2015
7th International Insaka Artist Trust Workshop 2015
Observer and curator for the final Exhibition. Artist talks, coaching and reflecting.
Creating a Cairn as artwork being the opening work of the exhibition which was reflecting to the workshop and important players in the workshop.
20-7 / 24-7-2015
Exhibition Design around launching the Chitukuko Humanity Fund.
Asked by Africa Development International to help them put the exhibition together and take care of the exhibition design.
27-5 / 06-8-2015
Curating ‘Voices in Colour’ and ‘Culture on Canvas’ Ababa House. Lusaka, Zambia.
Selecting the art works for this exhibition at the artist studio’s, give some coaching, advise and putting together the exhibition.
28-4-2015 / 28-4-2016
Exhibition of the paining ‘Omission’ at Rootz, Design house at East Park Mall.
27-3 / 27-4-2015
Concept design / project leader ‘Omission / Unit 43’. Lusaka, Zambia
Life painting event (action painting of a large painting 2,5m x 5m) in an empty shop in East Park Mall with Artist Vincentio Phiri as an advertisement teaser for his coming solo exhibition in Lusaka, 2015.
Self-Employed Art Advisor / Exhibition Concept and Designer / Art Agent. Lusaka, Zambia
I explore the art spaces in Lusaka, visit artists at their studios, coach them, help them with selecting their work for an exhibition and see opportunities of connecting buyers to artist and visa versa. Designing exhibitions is my speciality. I work with artists and design the exhibitions around a theme and/or their work so its “one whole piece” working together, to make te experience stronger.
Centraal Museum, Utrecht
Process manager, project Manager and Project leader Projects (exhibitions)
Project leading, project management and project support for museum exhibitions. Planning and management of project budgets and time schedules. Responsible for general project planning and design planning. Manage, organise and chair project meetings. Execute related activities like correspondence, registration of exhibition data and drafting contracts. Safeguard project progress according to standard processes and ensure good participation of all contributors.
2011 - 2012
Gallery Kini ya Kini
Advisor Indonesian contemporary art
Support the start-up of this Internet gallery. Build a network amongst contemporary artists in Indonesia. Select artists and works. Support set up of website, logo and public relations. Sales.
2005 - 2007
Art projects, Utrecht, Rotterdam Breda (Holland) and Berlin (Germany)
Project manager of several contemporary art projects
Curator / producer
'I.dentity' Stichting Kop Breda www.stichitngKOP.nl
Advising / guest curator
Exhibition concept and design
'Boulevart' De Kunstsuper Rotterdam www.deBoulevart.nl
Concept / initiating / Pre-Production
2006 - 2007
Showroom Mama, Rotterdam
Mister Miyagi Curating Tomorrow programme
Positioning System - whereareyou, iamhere, hereweare -
Kunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee , Berlin
Successfully finished semester long course.
Additional course: Bild – Blick – und Raum 1900-2000
Practical exercise in looking at art and art criticism (by guest professor Hanne Loreck).
2000 - 2004
Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Video, three dimensional, two dimensional and conceptual art
Art history (Modernism/Postmodernism) as additional interest.