Depth of Discharge 16.09–13.11.2022: Solo, Turku Art Museum, FI

Depth of Discharge (2021) examines electricity through its mesmerizing magic, natural science, and the ideas of the Enlightenment, featuring objects associated with technology and energy use, including lithium, coal, circuit boards, copper wires and personal devices.

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On-Trade-Off: Charging Myths 05.03–21.08.2022: Z33, Hasselt, BE

How is technological innovation dependent on raw materials? This question is centre-stage in the exhibition Charging Myths by On-Trade-Off.

Participants: Alexis Destoop, Marjolijn Dijkman, Pélagie Gbaguidi, Femke Herregraven, Alain Nsenga, Dorine Mokha & Elia Rediger, Jean Katambayi Mukendi, Musasa, Georges Senga, Tétshim & Frank Mukunday, Pamela Tulizo, Maarten Vanden Eynde.

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What Are Men to Rocks and Mountains? 09.07–09.10.2022: P-OST, Nijmegen, NL

What Are Men to Rocks and Mountains? tries to get a grip on invisible supply chains, military gain, political conflict, and ecological devastation, all part of extractivism – the extraction of natural resources from the earth to sell them as commodities.

With: Ingrid Burrington, Rocio Berenguer, Kordae Jatafa Henry, Melissa Schwarz, Louise Silfversparre, Marjolijn Dijkman, Nella Piatek.
Curated by Lieke Wouters.

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Aquatic Tales 21.07.2022: MACA, Amsterdam, NL

Aquatic Tales presents three films that merge elements of documentary, fiction and abstraction, with water and aquatic life as central elements. The films reflect upon our relationship with water and thereby express a critical view on industrial and capitalist practices that distance us from nature.

With films by: Marjolijn Dijkman & Toril Johannessen, Tanja Engelberts, Patrick Hough.

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Emotions Are Oceans 08.05–26.06.2022: Radius CCA, Delft, NL

EMOTIONS ARE OCEANS is the opening exhibition of RADIUS as a center for contemporary art and ecology and presents the work of nineteen artists around the subject of global water crisis.

Participating artists: Ursula Biemann, Carolina Caycedo, Marjolijn Dijkman & Toril Johannessen, Xandra van der Eijk, Denise Ferreira da Silva & Arjuna Neuman, Sami Hammana, Lukas Marxt, Josèfa Ntjam, Alice dos Reis, Himali Singh Soin, Riikka Tauriainen & Paloma Ayala & Anne-Laure Franchette, Susanne M. Winterling / The Kalpana, Müge Yilmaz.

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World of Art - Art and Climate Change April 2022: Published by Thames & Hudson

Art and Climate Change, published by Thames & Hudson, is an introduction to ecologically conscious contemporary art. The artists in the book are bound together by a deep concern for the planet and the future of all living creatures.

Includes 'That What Makes Us Human' (2016) & 'Prospect of Interception' (2016) by Marjolijn Dijkman.

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Fossil Experience 22.04–19.05.2022: Prater Galerie, Großer Wasserspeicher, Berlin, DE

Fossil Experience addresses a number of the widely divergent – and in part violent – realities generated by the use of fossil fuels.

With: Ayọ̀ Akínwándé; Monira Al Qadiri; Kat Austen; Marjolijn Dijkman; Rachel O’Reilly.

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Ars Memoriae 25.03–16.05.2022: 601 Artspace, New York, US

Ars Memoriae brings together a diverse selection of artworks that each deal in a unique way with memory in the framework of what we could define as a ‘media archaeology approach’. Together, they draw up a critical and alternative cartography of new media history.

Artists: Marjolijn Dijkman, Jean Katambayi Mukendi, Lo-Def Film Factory (Francois Knoetze & Amy-Louise Wilson) + Joe-Yves Salankang Sa-Ngol, Mimi Onuoha, Tabita Rezaire, Analia Saban, Suzanne Treister, Maarten Vanden Eynde.

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Launch new edition of LUNÄ (III) 16.05.2022: 601 Artspace, New York, US

The first LUNÄ talk in the US with a brand new copy of the table around which the Lunar Society met on full moon between 1765 and 1813 in Bimingham, UK. LUNÄ will be inaugurated on the last day of the exhibition Ars Memoriae surrounded by the artworks. Drawing inspiration from the themes of Ars Memoriae, the topic will be memory devices - past and future, bodily and external, real and imagined. The featured speakers are André Fenton, a neuroscientist at NYU; Elaine Sulivan, a curatorial fellow at The Met; Congolese artist Musasa; Jennifer Tucker, a historian at Wesleyan University.

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Habits: Depth of Discharge 27–30.04.2022: Beursschouwburg, Brussels, BE

The immersive film 'Depth of Discharge' translates the seductive, captivating magic of 18th century enlightenment demonstrations into an abstract exploration of the roots of the nine different units used to measure electricity.

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