Imagining and Projecting: notes on Dutch aesthetics of nativeness
Charl Landvreugd

In this talk, Charl Landvreugd will speak on strategies that are deployed by Dutch artists with a migrant background in an effort to be localised as native to the Dutch artistic landscape. The talk takes its lead from the research he has done in the past few years that mapped the development of various Dutch Afro artistic practice in the contemporary period.

About the speakerCharl studied Fine Art & History of Art (joined hons.) BA at Goldsmiths University in London. As a Fulbright Fellow he continued his studies in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies MA at Columbia University in New York. He is currently rounding up his PhD at the Royal College of Art in London in the programme Curating Contemporary Art. He is a research fellow at BAK (Basis voor Actuele Kunst (2018-2019), Utrecht) and has been a fellow at the Van Abbemuseum (Deviant Practice, 2017-2018) and the Tholenaar van Raalte at the Research Center for Material Culture (2015-2016). Next to that he is an advisor to the Raad voor Cultuur (Dutch Council for Culture) and was an advisor to the Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst among others. Charl is a regular tutor at Dutch art academies.