Marijn Ottenhof

Marijn Ottenhof (Netherlands / Belgium) is a visual artist and electronic musician. She received her bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and her master’s of Fine Arts at the Royal College of Art in London. Her work has been shown internationally in institutions including the South London Gallery, Somerset House, Centraal Museum Utrecht and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. She was selected for the 2019 Bloomberg New Contemporaries. She is a core tutor at the Masters Institute of Visual Cultures in Den Bosch and lives and works in Antwerp.

At Rupert she will research and prepare for a new videoproject on solastalgia; a sense of intense sadness about a lost future in the face of climate catastrophe. This project seeks to turn the sense of failure and pessimism into a lyrical format, using electronic music, choreography and video.

Images: Marijn at Kiosk radio, 2023 (above); The Governed Subject, Marijn Ottenhof / Klaas Boelen, 2022 (below)