Femke de Vries

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Projects / Exhibitions / Residencies:
(a selection)





Now / Coming up:
- NP3, 17 February - 21 April, Dictionary Dressings exhibition. With works by BLESS, Elisa van Joolen, Conny Groenewegen, Ruby Hoette and Sanne van den Elzen.
Groningen, NL
- MetropolisM, bookreview Dictionary Dressings
- KC Grad, Dictionary Dressings workshop in collaboration with Conny Groenewegen. Begrado, SE.
- Harvard Design Magazine
'Carry, Conceal, Hide, Suggest, Cover' an article on 'The Purpose of Pockets' in collaboration with Joke Robaard.
www.harvarddesignmagazine.org



2017
- AMFI, talk about Dictionary Dressings, 1 March
- NP3 opening Dictionary Dressings with a talk by Joke Robaard. 17 February. Groningen, NL
- NP3 / Minerva Art Academy, Dictionary Dressings Workshop 04.
14-17 February. Groningen, NL
- University of Hertfordshire, talk about Dictionary Dressings. 8 February, Hertfordshire, GB


2016

- Onomatopee, Dictionary Dressings exhibition at Onomatopee with works by BLESS, Elisa van Joolen, Conny Groenewegen and Ruby Hoette. 20th of October - 20th of December
Onomatopee, Eindhoven, NL
www.onomatopee.net
- Onomatopee. Launch of the Dictionary Dressings publication with a talk by Joke Robaard. 28th of October
Onomatopee, Eindhoven, NL
www.onomatopee.net
- Wad&Design Festival
Workshop: Mapping Change
Schiermonnikoog NL
www.waddesignfestival.com
- The Sointula Art Shed
Artist in Residence. Exploring alternative modes of production.
Sointula, Canada BC
www.sointulaartshed.ca
- Hordaland Kunstsenter
Audio work for: An Archipelago Mixtape.
Bergen, NO
www.kunstsenter.no
- Mondriaan Fund and Flanders Arts Institute: Fashioning Value - Undressing Ornament selected for Offprint London
- Waag Soiety
Expert at round table workshop/masterclass: recrafting craft.
Amsterdam, NL
www.waag.org
- Posture Magazine
Publication of Clothes are Souvenirs, an excerpt of Fashioning Value - Undressing Ornament.
New York, USA
www.posturemag.com
- Form Magazine
Fashioning Value - Undressing Ornament featured.
www.form.de



2015

- Droog, The Price of Fashion
Shifting the worth of clothing from “brand-value” to “use-value”.
A debate with panelmembers: Milou van Rossum, Willa Stoutenbeek, José Teunissen and Femke de Vries. Moderated by fashion journalist Aynouk Tan.
Amsterdam, NL
www.droog.com
- Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie
Presentation of Fashioning Value - Undressing Ornament.
Rotterdam, NL
www.stimuleringsfonds.nl
- Onomatopee
Booklaunch and talk with Ruby Hoette.
Eindhoven, NL
www.onomatopee.net
- Galerie Block C
A talk with Sue - an van der Zijpp.
Groningen, NL
www.galerieblock.blogspot.com
- Fashioning Value - Undressing Ornament
An essay by Femke de Vries in collaboration with Onomatopee project - space.
Eindhoven, NL
- Clothes are Souvenirs
Publication of an excerpt of Fashioning
Value - Undressing Ornament in the KABK textile and fashion department graduation magazine. Creative Director: Peter de Potter. Design by Dayna Casey & Nina Couvert.
Den Haag, NL



2014

- Gastatelier Leo XIII (residency)
A publication about recent residents.
www.gastatelierleo13.nl
- Here, There, Everywhere
A publication about design projects by Drooglab part of Droog design. Including Droog Al Arab in which I participated.
www.droog.com
- Walnut Mixstore
Kiosk on show.
Groningen, NL
www.ilovewalnut.nl
- Design Triënnale (conflict and design)
Design of a 'work outfit' for Post Ford Probes - Soup Station, a project by Daniela Dossi and Irma Földényi.
Genk, BE
www.conflictanddesign.be



2013

- Salon/Bj, Beijing Design Week
A project called Patchwork Spaces. With the support of the city of Amsterdam, Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie, BJDW and Stichting Salon/.
Beijing, China
www.salon1.org,
www.bjdw.org
- Kunstpaviljoen Roden
Workshop.
Roden, NL
www.kunstpaviljoen.nl
- WinterSALON/2013
Exhibition at Magazijn.
Amsterdam, NL
www.magazijn153.nl

- Object Rotterdam
An exhibition.
Rotterdam, NL
www.objectrotterdam.com




2012

- Salon/Istanbul
An Exhibition.
Istanbul, Turkey
- You Are Here concept store
An exhibition.
Eindhoven, NL
www.youarehere.nl

- Elle Inside Design
An exhibition.
Amsterdam, NL
www.elle.nl

- LeoXIII Gastatelier
Research residency
Tilburg, NL
www.gastatelierleo13.nl
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Micro Utopias
Project by Daniela Dossi. Design of an apron.
Utrecht, NL
www.utrechtmanifest.nl
www.microutopias.com
(Images)
- Next Nature, Nature Changes Along with Us.
A publication by Koert van Mensvoort and Hendrik Jan Grievink in which my work was featured.
www.vanmensvoort.com
- Daily Future
By Alicia Framis including the the Moon Life Concept Store. An exhibition at
Rabo Kunstzone.
Utrecht, NL
- Salon/, Marres
Exhibition
Maastricht, NL
www.marres.org




2011

- Moon Life Foundation
Development of a Prêt à Porter collection for 'in space'.
Amsterdam, NL
www.moon-life.org

- To Refer To
An exhibition at Margreeth Olsthoorn (MGHO) Rotterdam, NL
www.margreetholsthoorn.nl
- Moon Life Concept Store
An exhibition.
Amsterdam, NL
www.moon-life.org
- Stroom Den Haag
One Hour On Scarves, Development of a publication for the Timebank.
Den Haag, NL.
www.e-flux.com www.stroom.nl

- Metropolis M no. 03
An article about 'The spur of the moment' an exhibition curated by Koen Delaere at Nest.
Den Haag, NL.
www.metropolism.com
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Time/Store at Stroom Den Haag
An exhibition.

Den Haag, NL

www.e-flux.com www.stroom.nl
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Nest, The Spur of the Moment
An exhibition at Nest.
Den Haag, NL.
www.nestruimte.nl



2010

- Droog
Participation in a project called Droog Al Arab (part of the 'Droog Lab').
Amsterdam, NL

www.droog.com
- The non obvious bar (Whatspace)
An exhibition.
London, GB
www.whatspace.nl
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VIEW2 Magazine
Publication. Work presented.
www.view-publications.com



2009


- Design Miami
An exhibition. NDS.
Miami, USA
www.designmiami.com
www.nektardestagni.com

- SPRMRKT
An exhibition.

Amsterdam, NL
www.sprmrkt.com

- Dutch Design Week
Developed exhibition 'Anoniem Design'
Eindhoven,NL
www.dutchdesignweek.nl
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Parool, PS stijl
Publication Unstated Statements 02.
www.parool.nl
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Kunstraum Innsbruck
Ulli und Stefans lustige
wanderausstellung - Kunstler freizeit Berliner Hutte. An exhibition.
Innsbruck, Austria.

www.kunstraum-innsbruck.at
- Arnhem Mode Biennale 2009, ArtEZ +
An exhibition.
Arnhem, NL.
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Weltraum, Das Herr Winkelhuber Stipendium
An exhibition.
Munchen, Germany.
- DAMn no.20
Publication. www.damnmagazine.be
- Guantanamomuseum
Participation in a project by Alicia Framis.
Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid
Madrid, Spain.
www.ied.edu www.aliciaframis.com



2008


- CBK Dordrecht
Anoniem Design
Development of an exhibition in coorporation with Ann Maes.
Dordrecht, NL
www.cbkdordrecht.nl
- Ein Magazin uber orte 4
Publication. www.orte-magazin.de
- Elle Wonen
Publication. www.elle.nl
- Dutch Design Week
An exhibition. Eindhoven, NL
www.dutchdesignweek.nl
- Inside Design Amsterdam
An exhibition.
Amsterdam, NL
www.elle.nl www.sprmrkt.nl

- IED Moda lab Madrid / Workxpress 08
A project called Guantanamo Museum by Alicia Framis.
Madrid, Spain.
www.ied.edu www.aliciaframis.com


Teaching / Other:







ArtEZ Fashion Masters, Fashion Strategy.
Tutor ' Fashion Concepts' for 1st year students in collaboration with Hanka van der Voet and Maaike Feitsma. Guestutor and guestlecturer for 1st and 2nd year students (design and strategy).
Arnhem, Feb 2016 -
www.artezfashionmasters.com

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HKU (Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht)
Tutor graduation research projects Fashion Design and Fashion Communication. Teacher Cultural Studies 1st and 2nd year. Part of a researchgroup on research in design.
Utrecht, Nov 2015 -
www.hku.nl


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Willem de Kooning Academy
Various: Teacher / tutor practice based research/ artistic research and final thesis for Lifestyle & Design. Tutor graduation research projects for New Frontiers and Branding.
Rotterdam, Sept 2011 -
www.wdka.nl

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Noorderpoort
An education in fashion and interior design. Teacher / tutor design, technique and textiles.
Groningen, Oct 2005 -


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AMFI (Amsterdam Fashion Institute)
Tutor graduation research papers Fashion Design. Teacher research 1st year students.
Amsterdam, Feb 2015 - Feb 2016
www.amfi.nl

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KABK (Royal Academy of Art)
Course: Textile & Fashion.
Lecturer / tutor Fashion Philosophy.
Den Haag, Jan - May 2015.
www.kabk.nl


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Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden
Course: Docent Beeldende Kunst & Vormgeving. Guest lecturere and Guesttutor graduation projects.
Leeuwarden, June 6 Nov 14 & 28 2014, Oct 1 2015.
www.nhl.nl

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ArtEZ Fashion Masters
Tutor - assistent of a series of lessons 'Designer branding' for Fashion Design.
Assistant course coordinator and project manager at Fashion, Design & Strategy.
Arnhem, Aug 2008 - July 2009.
www.artezfashionmasters.com








Education:






ArtEZ Fashion Masters,
Course: Fashion, Design & Strategy
Graduated Cum Laude
2006 - 2008
www.artezfashionmasters.com

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AMFI (Amsterdam Fashion Institute)
Course: Design & Styling
Graduated Cum Laude
2001 - 2005
www.amfi.hva.nl