Annet Dekker. bio + cv
Published on January 23rd, 2015
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selected CV: Annetd
Annet Dekker is an independent researcher and curator. She is currently Researcher Digital Preservation at TATE, London, Post-doc Research Fellow at London South Bank University / The Photographers Gallery, and core tutor at Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam (Master Media Design and Communication, Networked Media and Lens-Based Media). Previously she worked as Web curator for SKOR (Foundation for Art and Public Domain, 2010–12), was programme manager at Virtueel Platform (2008–10), and head of exhibitions, education and artists-in-residence at the Netherlands Media Art Institute (1999–2008). From 2008-14 she wrote her Ph.D. Enabling the Future, or How to Survive FOREVER. A study of networks, processes and ambiguity in net art and the need for an expanded practice of conservation, at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths University, London.
2014 – present
Research Fellow. The Centre for the Study of Computational Image Cultures @ London South Bank University & The Photographers’ Gallery, London.
Co-curator Layers @ WORM, Rotterdam.
Curator. New Interpretations of and in the Archive @ The New Institute, Rotterdam.
2012 – present
Core tutor Piet Zwart Institute, Master Media Design and Communication, Rotterdam.
2009 – present
Co-founder aan @ aaaan.net (with Annette Wolfsberger).
The Art of Documentation, for Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam @ WORM, 24 June.
Co-curator side programme. Vertical Cinema, for Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam, workshops with Tina Frank and Esther Urlus @ WORM in Rotterdam and lecture by Erkki Huhtamo @ IFFR, 23 & 24 January.
Co-curator (with Peter Taylor). Proud to Be Your Version 1 & 2, for Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam @ WORM in Rotterdam, 21 November & 11 December.
Curator. Curating Your Memory, with Robert Sakrowski, Dragan Espenschied and Igor Stromajer for Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam @ V2_ Rotterdam, 28 November.
Curator education programme. F.A.T. GOLD Europe. Five Years of Free Art & Technology @ MU in Eindhoven, 13 November – 26 January 2014.
Curator. The Prism of Evil Media: Matthew Fuller and Graham Harwood @ The New Institute, Rotterdam, 12 September.
Initiator, curator International working conference Collecting and Presenting Born-Digital Art. A matter of translation and (historical) knowledge. for Baltan Laboratories in collaboration with Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 14-15 December.
Tutor Piet Zwart Institute 2012-2013.
Co-curator Paraphrasing Babel. Video and Sound Art About Language in Public Space, in Maastricht and Heerlen, 19 October – 18 November.
Project Coordinator Planet M @ Lowlands 16-20 July.
Lecturer Theme project Archive and Memory, Piet Zwart Academy Rotterdam, January – April.
Lecturer New Media @ Rietveld Academy Amsterdam, Arts Department, October.
2010 – 2012
Webcurator at SKOR (foundation for art and public domain) Amsterdam.
2009 – 2012
Coordinator Artist in Residence, NIMk (with Annette Wolfsberger).
2010 – 2011
Executive producer Funware, travelling software exhibition curated by Olga Goriunova: MU & Baltan Laboratories, Eindhoven; Arnolfini, Bristol (with Annette Wolfsberger).
2009 and 2010
Supervisor Masterclass Mediafonds/Sandberg, Amsterdam (with Martijn de Waal).
2008 – 2010
Programme Manager Virtueel Platform, Amsterdam.
2000 – 2008
Curator Netherlands Media Art Institute, Montevideo, Amsterdam. Since 2005 head of Exhibition, Artlab, Education and member of Staff.
1999 – 2008
Curator Impakt Online, Utrecht.
2005 – 2006
Artistic Director Virma (Virtual Institute for Research in Media Art Amsterdam; a collaboration between Paradiso, De Waag Society for Old and New Media, De Balie, Steim and Netherlands Media Art Institute.
1997 – 1999
Project Manager art- and media projects at Axis, organisation for art and gender, Amsterdam.
2008 – 2014
PhD: Enabling the Future, or How to Survive FOREVER. A study of networks, processes and ambiguity in net art and the need for an expanded practice of conservation. Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths University in London. Supervisor: Matthew Fuller.
1994 – 1997
Faculty of Arts, Utrecht University, Master of Arts (Art History, Film and Television Studies and Gender Studies)
thesis: M/F. Constructions of masculinity and femininity in the advertising strategies of the Royal Navy.
1992 – 1993
Faculty of Social Sciences, Media Psychology, Utrecht University.
1990 – 1992
Spanish, Utrecht University.
1989 – 1990
VWO, Luzac College, Arnhem
1983 – 1989
HAVO, Stedelijk Lyceum, Zutphen
Future, or how to survive FOREVER, research for an article in the edited volumne A Companion to Digital Art by Christiane Paul (Blackwell Publishers). With support of a cultural mediation grant of Mondriaan Fund.
Documenting Internet Based Art. The Dullaart-Sakrowski Method. Culture Vortex. Public Participation in Online Collections. Collaboration between Institute of Network Cultures, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Constant Dullaart and Robert Sakrowski.
Born Digital Art in the Netherlands. Commissioned by The Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art, Virtueel Platform, Netherlands Media Art Institute and Digital Heritage Netherlands.
2009 – 2010
Inside Movement Knowledge, documentation strategies for contemporary dance. A collaboration between EGlPC, Amsterdam School for the Arts, University Utrecht, Netherlands Media Art Institute.
2008 – 2010
The New Media Art Network: on Performativity and Authenticity, Tate Modern London.
Beyond Physical Space – the (im)possibilities to create an affect of place. The impact of ubiquitous technologies on our sense of space: how the public space is changing into a private space and its affect on processes of in- and exclusion. With support of a Cultural Mediation grant of The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture (Fonds BKVB).
2002 – 2005
VJ Culture: a phenomenon in history, presentation and perception. With support of a Cultural Mediation grant of The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture (Fonds BKVB), Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI) and Netherlands Media Art Institute. http://www.vjcultuur.nl
1997 – 1999
Media Wise: Cyber culture and multi-media developments in the Netherlands, Centre for Addiction Research, at the department of Social Psychology, University of Utrecht, for Veronica Broadcast, Hilversum.
2014 – present
Advisor e-Culture, Stimuleringsfonds Creative Industries, Rotterdam.
2013 – present
Advisor on Piet Zwart Institute Interdepartmental Think Tank, Rotterdam.
2010 – present
Advisor Mediafonds, Amsterdam.
Jurymember e-PERMANENT, online gallery Artist Commission#02, January.
Panorama preview viewing Impakt Festival 2012.
Online archiving for May Day Rooms, London, 30 May.
Piet Zwart Institute, 22 May.
Expert meeting Tate London, documentation & preservation of Internet art.
Program Committee ACM Multimedia Interactive Art Program, Florence, Italy.
2009 – 2010
Advisor Cultuur Totaal, City of Eindhoven.
2004 – 2009
Board member Umatic, Utrecht.
Interview Commission, LabforCulture, Amsterdam.
2007 – 2008
Advisor Interregeling, Mondriaan Foundation Amsterdam.
Curatorial Committee ACM Multimedia Interactive Arts, Augsburg Germany.
Selection panel ‘Call for Curators’, LabforCulture.
Program committee ACM Multimedia Interactive Art Program, Santa Barbara.
Jury member Kunstbende, June 3.
2006 – 2007
Board member Foundation Re:Vision, Netherlands Film Festival,
Jury member Workspace #5, The Hague.
Program Committee ACM Multimedia Interactive Art Program, Singapore.
Program Committee Cosign 2004: Computational Semiotics, Split (Croatia).
Program Committee ACM Multimedia, New York.
Jury member CYNETart festival, Dresden.
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