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  1. The work of Yvon Ariese looks like the work of a geologist, since she studies her materials with almost academic precision. With often earthly and fragile materials, she creates big gestures. Out of newspapers and plaster she creates monuments that are embedded in and refer to our society, but at the same time operate at an aesthetic level. As the plaster almost absorbs the newspaper, only the formal aspect of the latter one remains. Within this object-based research, Ariese plays with scale. Either a newspaper or a piece of sand can represent a cosmos. She scanned a handful of sand in movement, with a cosmological image as a result. Big and small are intermixed, and the specificities of the used materials are disguised. Ariese studies her materials as an archaeologist, to in the end manipulate them as an artist. 
    Text by Sanneke Huisman


    Born in Arnhem, The Netherlands, 1986

    Lives and works in Arnhem

    E-mail: yvonariese@gmail.com

    T. 0031 (0) 614268967



    2018 Stipendium Stichting Stokroos

    2017 Stipendium for Emerging Artists, Mondriaan Fonds


    2020 Plaatsmaken, Arnhem /the Netherlands

    2019 AGA LAB, Amsterdam /the Netherlands

    2018 DordtYart, Dordrecht /the Netherlands


    2019 RURBAN. Landscapes on the move, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht /the Netherlands

    2019 Prospects&Concepts, Rotterdam /the Netherlands

    2018 Up-Rear, TAC, Eindhoven /the Netherlands

    2018 Beelden 2018, Anningahof, Zwolle /the Netherlands

    2017 Space capsules, Moira, Utrecht /the Netherlands

    2016 Matter matters Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn /the Netherlands

    2016 Young Art Night, van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven /the Netherlands

    2015 Best of graduates 2015, Ron Mandos, Amsterdam /the Netherlands

    2015 Hesitant autonomy, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam /the Netherlands

    2014 Fundamentals, Bienalle Sessions, The 14th international architecture biënnale, Venetië /Italy

    2013 Sweet dreams, Vishal, Haarlem /the Netherlands


    2012-2015 Fine Art (BA), Gerrit Rietveld academie, Amsterdam /the Netherlands

    2011-2012 Basicyear, Gerrit Rietveld academie, Amsterdam /the Netherlands

  7. @ DordtYart 2018