Curriculum Vitae

  • Alban Karsten Bras
  • Groningen / NL
  • Currently lives and works in Amsterdam / NL

  • Education

  • Sandberg Institute, MA (2015-2017)
  • Religious Studies, University of Groningen (2008-2009)
  • Minerva Academy, BFA (2005-2009)

  • Shows

  • 2017 - Huis Marseille - "The Guide" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2017 - Galerie Sign - "The Bad Drawing Competition" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2017 - Krux Amsterdam - "The Bubble in Epistemic Terms" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2017 - WOW Amsterdam - "X-C dinner performance" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2017 - Lucky Larry's Cosmic Commune at the International Design Biennial - "Free Muscle Memory" [St. Etienne/FR]
  • 2016 - De Appel Arts Centre - "The Soft Landings" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2016 - M^C^O - "Daily Solo Show #1-17" [Milano/IT]
  • 2016 - WOW Amsterdam - "Assembly Hall" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2015 - Punctum Remotum, Punctum Proximum, Punctum - "Panspermia" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2015 - De Gym - "Alban Karsten Benefietavond" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2015 - Brebl / Extrapool - "Hausse IV" [Nijmegen/NL]
  • 2014 - OBA - "I am not doing anything until I feel the need" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2014 - De Nederlandsche Bank - "I am not doing anything until I feel the need" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2014 - De Gym - "Mini Drawings" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2014 - Kunstvlaai 2014 / Galerie Sign - "The Propeller Field" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2014 - De Gym - "Het Eierrestaurant" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2013 - All is Giving + De Gym - "Lightboxing" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2013 - Public Art Space - "All is Giving" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2013 - De Gym - "Trendy Asian" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2013 - WTTV/Galerie Sign - "Heilige Huisjes" [Leeuwarden/NL]
  • 2013 - De Duitse Ambassade - "Wilkommen / Why Not" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2013 - Galerie Cecilia Jaime - foundfootage.be: Rheum [Gent/BE]
  • 2012 - Kunstvlaai 2012 / Galerie Sign - "Group XIII: 24hr LAN-Party People" [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2012 - MMM - "Munnekeholm Midgetgolf Mania" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2012 - Untitled - "Untitled#14" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2011 - De Fabriek - "Where the Water Tastes Like Moonshine" [Eindhoven/NL]
  • 2009 - Galerie Arteria - "Pelgrimage" [Dwingeloo/NL]
  • 2008 - Galerie Sign - "Les Garçons Significanto: They are thieves like you, but on another level" [Groningen/NL]
  • 2007 - EMAF - "European Media Art Festival 2007" [Osnabrück/DE]

  • Publications

  • 2017 - The Applause Machine - Book by Alban Karsten
  • 2014 - I am not doing anything until I feel the need - Artist calendar founded by Joanneke Meester
  • 2013 - All is Giving - Book by Ad de Jong en Esther de Graaf
  • 2013 - 2009, The Year I Spent Fighting Chemtrails - Book by Alban Karsten
  • 2013 - Rheum - Book by foundfootage.be

  • Other

  • 2017 - Seminar on "AutomagiA", Sandberg Institute [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2016 - Curator and showhost of "The Soft Landings" in de Appel Arts Centre [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2016 - Store Interior + Objects, Fjällräven [Paris/NL]
  • 2016 - Curator and showhost of the "Daily Solo Show #1-17", during 17 days in M^C^O [Milano/IT]
  • 2016 - Interior + Objects "Blue Hotel" for Hotel Milano, in M^C^O [Milano/IT]
  • 2015/16 - Co-founder / CMO of Assembly Hall [Amsterdam/NL]
  • 2013/15 - Co-owner / curator of de Gym, midnight stage for contemporary culture [Groningen/NL]
  • 2014 - Egg Restaurant project in de Gym [Groningen/NL]
  • 2014 - Store Interior + Objects, Stardust [Groningen/NL]
  • 2013 - Residency "Take on, Take over" in cooperation with Sign in de Gym [Groningen/NL]
  • 2013 - Trendy Asian Nightrestaurant project in de Gym [Groningen/NL]
  • 2013 - Guest teacher of Project Week Minerva Academy [Groningen/NL]
  • 2012 - Store Interior + Objects, Untitled#14 [Groningen/NL]

  • Contact

  • alban@albanbras.nl