Artist CV Martijn Petrus


Education:

September 2008- July 2012: Fotoacademie Amsterdam, Netherlands. Bachelor in photography.

September 2013- July 2016: KASK School of Arts Ghent, Belgium. Bachelor in Fine Arts, Image and Installation. Graduated with distinction.

September – December 2015: One semester, Erasmus programme EAA (Estonian Art Academy), Tallinn, Estonia.

September 2016- September 2017: KASK School of Arts Ghent, Belgium. Master in Fine Arts. Graduated with high distinction.


Internships:

December 2016- June 2017: Internship at Buren Collective. Assisting with the making and publication of Confusion of Tongues, a book commissioned by Posture Editions. Technical and conceptual assistant during rehearsals, working towards try-outs and performances.


Jobs:

March 2013- April 2015: Editor Goodbye Horses Magazine. Zine like magazine featuring art, fashion, music, lifestyle. Independent
publication, available at the time in Amsterdam and Ghent.

March - July 2017: KIOSK Gallery for comtemporary art, Ghent, Belgium. Techical assitant. Handling art objects, installing 2D and 3D work and digital media. Construction work, (temporary) walls, electricity, painting.

October 2017 – Today: Aorta+, Ghent, Belgium. Technical assistant. Handling art objects, installing 2D and 3D work and digital media. Construction work, (temporary) walls, electricity, painting.

December 2017 – January 2018: Assistant for artist Minja Gu in anticipation of the exhibition “Inside the belly of Monstro”. Indexing and categorizing collected objects and texts. Researching di erent materials. Assisting during construction of the exhibition. Running errands.


Exhibitions:

November 2014 – Vibrations OFf. Group exhibition in collaboration with Honor d’O, Gallery Kristof de Clerq,
Ghent, Belgium.

October 2015 – Een continu uur. Group exhibition and Book presentation of Vibrations OFf the Format, zwarte zaal, KASK School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium.

December 2015 – Breakfast @ R-Kiosk. Group exhibition, Raja Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia.

February 2016 – False evidence appearing real. Group exhibition, EKKM (Estonian Museum for Contemporary Art), Tallinn, Estonia.

May 2016 – Tumult in Ghent. Group exhibition, KERK, Ghent, Belgium.

June 2016 – Hoogtij. Group exhibition for graduation of third Bachelor Fine Arts. Nucleo Paddenhoek, Ghent, Belgium.

Ocotber 2016 – SPECTRUM, queer art for & by youth. Group exhibition, Minus One, Ghent, Belgium.

February 2017 – Een kleptomaan neemt de dingen letterlijk. Group exhibition, Zwarte Zaal, KASK School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium.

May 2017 – Borrowed View. Solo exhibition during Master, Glazen Gang, KASK School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium.

May 2017 – X.perience an exhibition in space. Group exhibition, In de ruimte, Ghent, Belgium. September 2017 - Three nger salute. Group exhibition, Drongenhofkapel, Ghent, Belgium.

March 2018 - Terminal Purification - Duo exhibition, Joseph Stevensstraat 30, Brussels, Belgium.


Publications:

2015 – Vibrations OFf , the format. 2016 – PEER. Paper Words, issue 2.

2016 – PEER. Paper Words, issue 2.