Anne Kolbe

Glossary

an alternative means to navigate through my works/thoughts/texts/guided meditations/finds/things that make me happy/etc (under construction and always in- and overly complete)

A

Artificial green in shopping malls

B

Bugs Bunny’s silhouette
Boxwood
Boxwood balls

C

a curtaining curtain
Capturing the echo of what is gone and hidden
Cast

D

Decorative foil
Define and limit movement
Display furniture

E

F

Fake
Flag ceremonies
Folds
Foldable objects
Furniture

G

a gathering around a flagpole
Garden design
Gestures (such as swiping)
Getting all clingy

H

Handle with care
Hermetic structures
Holes in walls
Hedges
Hole in hedges
Holding

I

Intrigue
Intimacy
Imprints

J

K

L

Living statues
M

Marble as a very elegant, mint and distinctive material
Matching things in thrift shops
Mimicry
Modes of relations

N

No need for a contextualising apparatus
No practical purpose
Non-space

O

an object caring for another object
an object thinking of another object on the other side of a partition wall
Object choreographies
Object intimacies
Ornaments
the most obscure
the obstructiveness of a wall
the overlooked

P

Pebbles
Pleats
Plinths
An upside-down rotating, floating pyramid

Q

R

a rostrum on stage waiting for a speaker

S

a surface becoming cluttered with objects
Screens
Scenes on stage
Shapelessness
Skin
Small black symbols indicating multiplication
Something in and of itself
Souvenirs such as fridge magnets, printed mugs and other novelty items
Support structures
Surface encounters
the surface of writing
the shape of stones

T

a theatrical sense for drama
Talking things that are understood to be mute
Theatre curtains
Things that hold other things
Things that linger in awkward dusty corners
Two objects on opposite sides of a partition wall

U

V

W

Wall
When words fail to describe things
With a rising and falling motion

X

Y

Z


Contact

info[at]annekolbe[dot]com

Projects / Exhibitions / Events


  • Upcoming
  • 2020 Papier hier
    MOAM, Amsterdam, NL

  • Past
  • 2020 Trumpets of the Apocalypse
    (Walkie-Talkie Edition),
    Voluntary Fire Brigade of the Apocalypse, Euromastpark Rotterdam, NL
  • 2020 Otje Festival, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2020 RAAK-award
    Commissioned, SIA, Leiden, NL
  • 2020 In conversation with (…)
    Performance with Eros Chien, Attent, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2020 Descart
    Art route, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2020 Flag Gazing: an Exercise
    Commissioned post,
    Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2020 Other Ways of Watching Together
    Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2019 A focus with Anne Kolbe: Uncomfortable objects
    Exhibition walkthrough and workshop,
    Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, NL.
  • 2018 30 jaar Kunst & Complex
    Kunst & Complex, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2018 Haarlemse Herfst
    De Vishal op locatie, Haarlem, NL
  • 2018 Tripping Autonomy
    Piet Zwart Institute MFA Graduation Show,
    De Kroon, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2018 Moving Monument
    Charlois Speciaal, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2017 Poses Against Gravity
    Studio Omstand, Arnhem, NL
  • 2017 Foam x Patty Morgan internetcafé
    Foam, Amsterdam, NL
  • 2017 Prospects & Concepts
    Mondriaan Fund at Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2016 Sub-marine Jungle: Veteran Party
    www.submarinejungle.com
  • 2016 With a rising and falling motion
    Ruimte Caesuur, Middelburg, NL
  • 2016 Guestroom #32
    Code Rood, Arnhem, NL
  • 2016 Rob de Vries Gallery & Projects: Anne Kolbe
    Rob de Vries Gallery & Projects, Haarlem, NL
  • 2016 Art Rotterdam
    Rob de Vries Gallery & Projects,
    Van Nellefabriek, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2016 MAMA’s X-mas Crib: Welcome to the Jingle
    Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, NL
  • 2015 Hyper Hyper
    Willem II Fabriek, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
  • 2015 Blocks blocks blocks
    Residency, Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, NL
  • 2015 De Kersentuin
    Kers Gallery at Kunst RAI, Amsterdam, NL
  • 2015 Beelden in Leiden
    Hooglandse Kerkgracht, Leiden, NL
  • 2015 Reductiv.nl
    Vasarely Museum, Budapest, HU
  • 2015 Bavo Baby
    De Vishal and St. Bavo kerk, Haarlem, NL
  • 2015 Reductiv.nl
    Tatranska Gallery, Poprad, SK
  • 2015 Nieuw
    Rob de Vries Gallery and Projects, Haarlem, NL
  • 2015 Reductiv.nl
    Galeria Vytvameho Umeni, Ostrava, CZ
  • 2014 Art in Redlight
    Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, NL
  • 2014 Reductiv.nl
    Galeria El, Elbląg, PL
  • 2014 Kopstukken
    Huis met de Hoofden, Amsterdam, NL
  • 2014 Beeldentuin Ravensteyn
    Heenvliet, NL
  • 2014 Magma Crowed
    Magma Exposities, Antwerpen, BE
  • 2014 Undo Space
    Residency with Marjet Zwaans, Het Langhuis, Zwolle, NL
  • 2014 Greyscale
    Duo with Tijl Orlando Frijns, St. Elizabethziekenhuis, Tilburg, NL
  • 2013 Glow Festival
    Huize de Laak, Eindhoven, NL
  • 2013 Niet van Gisteren
    De Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek, Helmond, NL
  • 2013 Eindexpositie AKV St. Joost
    Academy building, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
  • 2013 Once more, unto the breach, dear friends, once more
    Lokaal 01, Breda, NL
  • 2013 Sub-marine Jungle
    www.submarinejungle.com
  • 2013 Styrhl Bouieng
    De Boo, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
  • 2013 Leerling-meester expositie # 5 Thomas Bakker: Raum
    Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, NL
  • 2012 CA-YAC.Z
    De Zeeuwse Rozentuin, Kats, NL
  • 2012 Eindejaarsexpositie Vughterstraat
    Vughterstraat 280, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL.
  • 2011 Interbellum
    TenToon, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, NL
  • 2011 The Company of Humor
    Lokaal 01, Breda, NL
  • 2011 Apart
    Lokaal 01, Breda, NL
  • 2010 Kamerpoezie
    University Library of Utrecht University, Utrecht, NL


Nominations

2016 7th Sybren Hellinga Art Prize, Kunsthuis Syb


Grants

2015/2016 Werkbijdrage Jong Talent / Young Talent Development Grant, Mondriaan Fund


Education

2016-2018 Piet Zwart Institute
Fine Art (MA)

2008-2013 AKV St. Joost Breda / ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Fine Art (BA)


Studio

Kunst & Complex