Martijn Veldhoen
Born: 1962, Amsterdam
Education: Gerrit Rietveld Academy 1979-1984


Exhibitions and screenings 2000-2012 (selection):


CBK Groningen, The Netherlands; Solo exhibition
Presentation of Illusion of Control;
permanent video installation at the Damsterdiep parking
Presentation of Control; video installation at the Tschumi Pavilion


Wroclaw Media Art Biennial, Poland; videoinstallation BRIDGE
Spanish public television channel TVE;
Art program Metropolis; RE-constructions
Trampoline, Berlin, Germany;
Public Spaces:
Summerschool AHK, Amsterdam; (Why do I keep going) Forward
Bucharest International Film Festival, Romania
Tracing Mobility-Carthogrophy and Migration in Networked Space,
Berlin, Germany; Public Spaces
NiMk-program At PICNIC conference, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam; Public Spaces
Oddstream Festival,
Nijmegen; RE-constructions

Works in production:
Illusion of Control, a monumental video installation for the municipality of Groningen
Time and Place, an experimental documentary


The Plot Thickens, Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam. Curated together with Sebastian Diaz Morales, Michael Coombs, Sonya Wysz and Arjan Brentjes; video installation BRIDGE
Zoomscape (how the train drove in the cinema), EYE (Dutch Film Institute), Platform 1, Central Station, Amsterdam; Public Spaces

International Filmfestival Rotterdam, The Netherlands; RE-constructions
Go Short International short film festival, Nijmegen The Netherlands; RE-constructions, (1st price in the Labo-section)
Kinoglaz, Lux, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; RE-constructions
Videomedeja Festival, Novi Sad, Servia; RE-constructions
Kassel Documentary Film & Video Festival, Kassel, Germany; RE-constructions
Southwest Alternate Media Project, Broadcast on cultural tv channel, Houston, USA; Public Spaces
SCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia; Momentum
Videoex Experimentalfilm & Video Festival, Zurich, Switserland; Momentum
Sub Urban Espressobar, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Momentum
Foundation New Film- & TV Makers, presentation with Jeroen Kooijmans and Gabriel Lester: Cinema Versus Video Art, Ketelhuis, Amsterdam; screening of Momentum
Ned 2 (Dutch national TV), AVRO’s kunstuur, fragments of RE-constructions (presentation: Bart Rutten)
The Netherlands Film Week, Teheran, Iran; (Why do I keep going) Forward


UPUPA-project, Bari, Italy; (Why do I keep going) Forward
Discovering Slowness, Chinese European Art Centre (CEAC), Xiamen, China; Public Spaces
Holland Experience, Art Centre Nabi, Seoul, Corea

19e Semana de Cine Experimental de Madrid; RE-constructions
European Media Art Festival, Osnabrueck; RE-constructions
Bunker Film Festival, Ventimiglia, Italy; RE-constructions
Filmprikkels, De Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; RE-constructions
Go Short Film Festival, Lux, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; Together Again
Alternative Festival, Belgrado, (lecture and member of the jury)
Short films with Antonioni’s L’eclisse, Lux, Eindhoven; Public Spaces, Momentum


Erranti/wanderers, Palazzo Publicco, Sienna, Italy. (collaborators: Michelangelo Antonioni, Seoungho Cho, Shirin Neshat, Hans op de Beeck, Pipilotti Rist. Curator: Luca Quattrocchi)
Deambulation, Centre pour l’image Contemporaine saint Gervais, Genève

‘Best of’- tour of the Kasseler Dokumentarfilm festival, trough (amongst others): Mexico, Ecuador, Germany; Public Spaces
Shortly Speaking… Dutch , a tour of several Dutch video artists in several Museums in Poland, starting in the Museum of Modern Art in Warchau
Museum Civici, Magazzini del Sale, Università degli Studi di Siena, Rome; Public Spaces
Below Sealevel, Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo, Egypte; Public Spaces
8 ème Un festival c’est trop court, Nice, France; Public Spaces.
The Power of Fear, eDIT Festival, Frankfurt, Duitsland; Public Spaces


Cinema and Photography, The National Centre of Photography, St Petersburg, Russia; Public Spaces
Discovering Slowness, Museum of Noord Brabant, NL; Public Spaces.
Histoires Animées, Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporaines, Tourcoin, France; Momentum

Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain; Public Spaces
Videomedeja Festival, Museum of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Servia; 1st price Public Spaces (Sphinx Award)
Selection LAB-competition of Short Film Festival Clermont Ferrand, France; Public Spaces
EMAF (European Media Art Festival), Osnabrueck, Germany, Public Spaces
Night of the short film, Institut Neerlandais, Paris; Public Spaces
Public Spaces: screenings at festivals in Egypt, Italy, Serbia, Romania, Canada, South Corea, USA, Spain, France, the Slovak republic, Switzerland and China


Dutch Installation Art, MNAC, National Museum for Modern Art, Bucharest, Rumania
Historias Animades, Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain

Dutch Filmfestival Utrecht, The Netherlands; Nomination ‘best short film’ for Public Spaces
Holland Animation Festival, Utrecht; Public Spaces
Sao Paulo International Filmfestival, Sao Paulo, Brasil; Public Spaces
International Festival of Contempary Cinema, Mexico City, Mexico; Momentum, Forward
Filmfestival Rencontres internationales Paris-Berlin, Paris, France; Public Spaces
Institut Neerlandais, Paris, France; Public Spaces
Dutch Video Art , Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France; (Why do I keep going) Forward, Momentum
Dutch Days, Krakow, Poland
LOOP ’06, Barcelona, Spain; Momentum


Crysalis, teoria dell’evolutione, Bari, Italy, 1st price best artwork; Momentum
Backwards : Pixxelpoint festival, Nova Gorica, Slovenia; (Why do I keep going) FORWARD
Videonale, Museum of Modern Art, Bonn, Germany; Momentum

IMPAKT festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Forward
The Big M: A tour of the collection of Montevideo/TBA, several locations in the Netherlands; Forward
Filmfestival Rencontres internationales Paris-Berlin, Paris, France; Forward
Crossing Border Festival, Royal Theater, The Hague, The Netherlands; FORWARD
10th Split Film Festival, Split, Croatia, Grand Prix for video (Why do I keep going) Forward
Filmfestival MEDfilm, Rome, Italy; Forward
Tiburon Filmfestival, San Francisco, USA; Momentum
Potenza International Filmfestival, Potenza, Italy; Forward
King Mongkut University of Technology, Thonbury, Bangkok, Thailand; Forward
30 Years of Dutch Video Art; 3 screenings, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Ekatharinenburg, Russia; Momentum, Forward
Felix Meritis, Creative Capital Conference, Amsterdam The Netherlands; Forward
De Balie, Dutch Open, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Forward
Seoul Net & Film Festival, Seoul, South Korea; Forward


World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (Why do I keep going) Forward
Museum for Modern Art (Het Domein), Sittard, The Netherlands; Momentum
Palazzo Trienale, Milan, Italy, (Why do I keep going) Forward
Museum for Modern Art, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands; Momentum
Monitoring, Culturbahnhof, Kassel, Germany; Momentum

International Filmfestival Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Momentum
Mediateca de CaixaForum, Barcelona, spain; Momentum
Mediawave festival, Gyor, Hungary; Forward
Videomedeja Festival, Nivisad, Serbia and Montenegro: Forward
Medfilm festival, Rome, Italy; Momentum
Rencontres internationales Paris Berlin, france; Momentum
Oldenburger Kurtzfilmtage, Germany; Momentum
Microwave festival, Hong Kong, China; Momentum
Nemo Filmfestival, Paris, France; Momentum
International Shortfilmfestival, Hamburg, Germany; Momentum
Transat Video, Caen, France; Momentum
Kornhausforum, Bern, Swiss; Forward
SENEF Fimfestival, Seoul, South Korea (Jury price for Momentum)
EMAF, (European Media Art Festival) Osnabruck, Germany
EMAF Festival Highlights, shown 12 times on various international locations
Edighburgh International Filmfestival, Scotland; Momentum
Dutch Film Festival, Utrecht; nomination ‘best short film’ for Momentum
LOOP ’04, Barcelona, Spain; Momentum


Art-channel A’dam, R’dam and The Hague, The Netherlands; Momentum
Impakt Festival, Central Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Momentum
50% image, Montevideo TBA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Momentum
In or Out, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea; Momentum
Impakt Highlights Tour, several festivals in Europe; Momentum
De Balie, Uitmark, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Momentum
City as film, Municipal Museum, Schiedam, The Netherlands; Momentum
Crossing Border Festival, Royal Theater, The Hague, The Netherlands; Momentum
Vyper festival, Basel, Swiss; Momentum
Festival Bandits Images, Bourges, France; Momentum
Tape Toppers, Lux, Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Momentum
15th Macau Arts festival, Macau, South China; Momentum


30 years of Video Art in The Netherlands, NIMk Montevideo/TBA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Dislocations