STUDIO REMY JUNGERMAN

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BIOGRAPHY REMY JUNGERMAN(1959) was born in Moengo, Suriname and has lived in Amsterdam since 1990. As a sculptor/ mixed media artist his recent work is intrinsically related to his Surinamese origins and is centered on global citizenship in today’s society. Jungerman uses collages, sculptures and installations to show cultural critique(s) of the local and the global, the internal and the external. Traditional materials and objects are placed in different contexts that challenge the established notions of their representation within Western society.
Jungerman gets his inspiration from Afro-religious elements of the traditional Maroon culture in Suriname and the Diaspora. At the same time he is also inspired by Western trends in art and modern communication technology.
He first studied art at the Academy for Higher Arts and Cultural Studies, Paramaribo (Suriname). After moving to Amsterdam in 1990 he studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. Since his first group exhibition in the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Jungerman has participated in several solo and group exhibitions worldwide. His work has also been published in numerous publications worldwide. In 2008 he received the Fritschy Culture Award from the Museum het Domein, Sittard The Netherlands.

Various institutions and private collectors worldwide among which have acquired his work: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Museum Het Domein Sittard, Zeeuws Museum Middelburg, Museum de Paviljoens Almere, NAI Rotterdam, Fries Museum Leeuwarden, Africa Museum Berg en Dal, Museum Arnhem, Rennie Collection Vancouver, Art In Embassies, US Department of State, Suriname, ABN AMRO Collection, NL

Private Collections in the USA, Canada, Suriname, Cuba, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, India, and The Netherlands.

Co-Founder of Wakaman Project, including 2007-2009 intendant cultural diversity in the Netherlands, Fonds BKVB (Mondrian Fund)

EDUCATION
1990 - 1993 Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, NL
1985 - 1989 Academy for Higher Arts and Cultural Studies, Paramaribo, Suriname

AWARDS and RESIDENCIES
2018 One year Residency at International Studio and Curatorial Program NY, Mondriaan Fund, NL
2017 Orientation travel to CUBA & USA, Mondriaan Fund, NL
2016-2017 Winter Residency Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
2015 NY Residency, Marc Straus Gallery, NYC
2013 Art Omi Residency, Ghent, NY
2012 Mondrian Fund, Residency Tembe Art Studio, Moengo, Suriname
2010 RAVY, Rencontres d’Arts Visuels de Yaoundé, Musée National Cameroun
2009 Fonds BKVB, Intendant Cultural Diversity 2007 - 2009
2008 Fritschy Culture Award, The Netherlands (cat)
2007 CCA7 residency, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
2004 TGD4, International Artist Workshop, Tambacounda, Senegal

SOLO-EXHIBITIONS
2017 In Transit, Expositieruimte 38 CC, Delft, NL
2017 Winter Artist Residency, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA), Peekskill, NY
2016 The Fall Exhibition, Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center and Gallery, Ghent, NY
2016 3rd Atlantic Obeah, Presidents Gallery, NY
2016 FESITEN - first time, C&H Art Space, Amsterdam
2015 CROSSING THE WATER, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, NL
2015 Open Studio NY Residency, Marc Straus Gallery, NY
2013 KABRA. Descendants Exchange, Kunstverenging Diepenheim, NL
2013 Adding Up to the West, C&H Art Space, Amsterdam (cat)
2012 Limited Edition, Galerie 23, Amsterdam
2011 Positions, de HAL (Readytex Art Gallery), Paramaribo, SR
2010 Remy Jungerman & Folkert de Jong Metis-NL Gallery, Amsterdam
2008 Desire, Zeeuws Museum, Middelburg, NL
2008 Fritschy Culture Award, Museum Het Domein, Sittart, NL (cat)
2006 Afro-Intensity, Kunst Vlaai, Amsterdam
2005 Afro-Blue, Gallery Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
2004 Absolute Truth, Gemak, Den Haag, NL
2003 Absolute Truth, Buro Leeuwarden, NL
2002 Territory, Gallery Lumen Travo, Amsterdam (cat)
2000 Flattened Toad Force, Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, NL
1999 Waardige Zaken, Het Oude Slot, Heemstede, NL (cat)
1999 Sometimes Travelers don’t come back, Gallery Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
1998 Made in India, Gallery Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
1997 Remy Jungerman, Gallery Lumen Travo, Amsterdam

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)
2017
I am a native foreigner, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Nadia Naveau & Remy Jungerman, I Presume, DAK@ galerie Sanaa, Utrecht, NL
Private room: Artists from the Gallery, C&H Gallery, Amsterdam
2016
Arrows Shot From the Bow, Rietveld Cordemeyer Huis, Apeldoorn, NL
Rennie Collection at Wing Sang, Vancouver, Canada
2015
Exclude/include. Alternate Histories, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam
Global Inspirations, LUMC, Leiden, NL
Tembe fu Libi, Moengo Festival of Visual Arts, Moengo, Suriname (cat)
2014
Prospect.3 Notes for Now, New Orleans Contemporary Art Biennial, October 2014 - January 2015
I am not doing anything until I feel the need, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam
Art Fair, Amsterdam Drawing
The Daylight Show, Galerie Ton de Boer @ Dresselhuyspaviljoen, NL
Spirit Levels, CCA Glasgow, Scotland
Bezield, CBK ZO, Amsterdam
Art Rotterdam with C&H Art Space, NL
2013
BIAC, International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Martinique
Van God Los? Je geest in balans, Museum het Dolhuys, Haarlem, NL
First Biennial Of The South in Panama, Panama City
The World of Extraordinary Objects, October Gallery, London
2012
'Who More Sci-Fi Than Us?' Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, NL (cat)
More to Tell, Recent acquisitions for the collection, Museum het Domein, Sittard, NL
Gallery Artists + Guest, C&H Art Space, Amsterdam
2011
Running Tread (Wakaman), C&H Art Space, Amsterdam
2010
Gallery show André Simoens Gallery Knokke, Belgium
Art Brussels and Art Paris with Gallery Andre Simoens
2009
10th edition of the Havana Biennial, Cuba (cat)
Droog Shop NY, New York
Higher Ground, Metis Gallery, Amsterdam
Licht aan Zee, Born on Wednesday, Kunsthal 52, den Helder, NL
The Rhetoric of Doubt, Galerie André Simoens, Knokke, Belgium
2008
Black is Beautiful, Rubens tot Dumas, Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam (cat)
Exoten, Belmonte Arboretum, Wageningen, NL (cat)
2007
Infinite Island, Brooklyn Museum, NY (cat)
The Color Line, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
By the way, Museum Tongerlohuys, Roosendaal, NL (cat)
2006
Bison Caravan, Museum Bamako, Mali, Africa
Papier. Beeld & Basis: Cartografie, Stedelijk Museum Aalst, Belgium
Four by Four, Kashi Art Gallery, Fort Cochin, India (cat)
Nederland 1, Museum het Catharina Gasthuis, Gouda, NL
Flatscreen project, Polvo, Chicago, USA
2005
Wakaman, TENT., Rotterdam, NL
Rendez-vous 2005, Musée Art contemporain, Lyon, FR
la Planck, Air de Paris, Paris, FR
Gekleurde Vormgeving, Stedelijk Museum Aalst, Belgium
Utopia, Gorcums Museum, NL
Black & White and a little bit of color, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, NL (cat)
Grid 2, Gallery éof, Paris, FR (cat)
2004
Art Fair, 31st Fiac with Galery Lumen Travo, Paris, FR
WISH YOU WERE (T)HERE, Stedelijk Museum Aalst, Belgium
MITR (Migrating Identity Transmission /Reconstruction), Arit et Amicitae, Amsterdam
Secerts of the 90's, Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, NL (cat)
2003
Objects in Mirror are closer than they appear, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat)
Armour / Asperen, Ford Asperen, Acquoy, NL (cat)
Black My Story, Museum de Paviljoens, Almere, NL (cat)
2002
GRID, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (cat)
NO ID, Sakshi Gallery, Bombay, India
Political Correct, Dutch?, Gallery Krinzinger, Salzburg / Vienna, Austria (cat)
EUROPEAN LIVING, The Haugue Sculpture, The Hague, NL (cat)
Politics of Difference,Malba, Buenos Aires, Argentina (cat)
Politics of Difference, Palacio de Congresos, Recife, Brasil (cat)
2001
We are always on the edge of the wilderness, W139, Amsterdam
Bank Secrets in the Attic, Museum Amstelkring, Amsterdam
2000 Closer to One Another, Biennial of Havana, Cuba (cat)
The Container, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Germany
1999
Glad ijs, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Big River, National Museum, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago (cat)
1998
Power Up, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, NL (cat)
Gate way to the Arctic, Museum Tromso, Norway
1997
In the Ditch, Out of the Ditch, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (cat)
Bijna Vergeten,’KX Auf Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
Some Dutch Artist, Sal Vesterbro Torv, Aarhus, Denmark (cat)
Around Europa, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1996
20 years of fine Arts in Suriname, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (cat)
New Light, Peninsula, Eindhoven, NL (cat)
1995
20 years of fine Arts in Suriname, Ford Zeelandia, Paramaribo, SR (cat)

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