Willem de Rooij's
residency at Goethe Institut, Salvador-Bahia
August 28 - October 12, 2018
Willem de Rooij (*1969 Beverwijk/Netherlands) lives and works in Berlin. Central in his work are the selection and combination of images in a variety of different media, ranging from sculpture to photography, film, and text.
Recent solo exhibitions include “Whiteout” at KW Berlin (2017), “Entitled” at MMK2, Frankfurt am Main (2016), “Character is Fate” at Witte de With, Rotterdam (2015), and “Intolerance” at Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2010). Since 2006, he is Professor of Fine Art at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main, and tutor at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam.
In 2016, he co-founded BPA// Berlin Program for Artists. His works can be found in the collections of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, MUMOK in Vienna, Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin, Centre Pompidou in Paris, MOCA in Los Angeles, and MOMA in New York.
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