Liquid Properties, commission for 'Munchmuseet on the Move'
31 August - 23 September 2018: Munch Museum, Oslo, NO

Liquid Properties is an experimental nature film, shot through a microscope at the University of Oslo’s Department of Biosciences, that takes the brackish water where the Aker River meets the Oslo Fjord as an articulation point and investigates its inhabitants, its properties, and the traces left by human intervention. A collaboration with Toril Johannessen.
Munchmuseet on the Move is an off-site curatorial project with a series of contemporary art commissions, shown in the area between the current Munch Museum at Tøyen and the new museum, currently under construction on the waterfront of Bjørvika.

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SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium and Engagement
16 March - 11 June 2018: 21st Bienniale of Sydney, Sydney, AU

70 artists and artist collectives will present works across Sydney at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace, Carriageworks, Cockatoo Island, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney Opera House and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. The 21st Bienniale of Sydney will examine the state of ‘superposition’ by examining how it might operate in the world today. We are surrounded by conflicting ideas across all levels of humanity: different cultures; readings of nature and the universe; political ideologies and systems of government; interpretations of human history, the history of art and definitions of contemporary art.

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The End is Where We Start From
6 June - 21 July 2018: Group exhibition at Balzer projects, Basel, CH

The exhibition "The End is Where We Start From. On Tsunamis, Nuclear Explosions and other Fairy Tales" brings together works of eight international visual artists whose work navigates on the intersection of art and long-term scientific research. Artists: Marjolijn Dijkman, Brian Duggan, Vera Isler, Anne Duk Hee Jordan, Susanna Hertrich, Monika Niwelińska, David Rickard and Kirsten Stolle. Curated by Pauline Doutreluingne.

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Research Residency
16 April - 6 May 2018: CCS BARD, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY, US

CCS Bard is an exhibition and research center dedicated to the study of art and exhibition practices. In order to make the actual production of art a more palpable part of the graduate program, the Center initiated an artist-in-residence program which allows for one or more artists to spend from a semester to a year at the CCS making new work and engaging with the program in other ways. Research residency for the development of new work.

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RADIANT MATTER - New Publication
Published by Onomatopee, Eindhoven, NL

Wandering stars have occupied the human mind across centuries and millennia, along with the quest to explore and colonize cosmic space. Is there something in us that refuses to believe that we are alone in the universe? Does our longing for the stars conceal something different? To what extent can fiction shape future realities?

The construction of such inquiries are at the centre of Marjolijn Dijkman’s work, which pivots around humankind’s fascination for cosmic space, the position of our planet in the universe, and human subjectivity in relation to celestial bodies. Radiant Matter comprises a series of recent artworks that desire to analyse and reflect on the nature of scientific inquiry, the role of speculation, fiction and spiritualism.

Together with a poetic image essay and a conversation between the artist and the editor Kris Dittel, this widely illustrated book includes texts by Maarten Vanden Eynde, Ken Hollings and Raqs Media Collective.

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