Exhibition "Somebody's homeland, somebody's goldmine"
The Fries Museum presents contemporary art from its own collection, including recent acquisitions and work that has neven been shown before. In the exhibition the theme landscape is central. What is our relationship with our surroundings, on a local and global scale? The artists show different artistic perspectives on the subject, from personal relationships with a specific place to political and technological reflections.
With Eric Giraudet de Boudemange, Christina Lucas, Aàdesokan, Alle Jong, Ellen Mandemaker, Jananne Al-Ani, Witho Worms, Johan Nieuwenhuize, B.C. Epker, Astrid Nobel, Oscar Santillán
27 August 2022 - 19 February 2023, Fries Museum Leeuwarden (NL)
For this project Epker interviewed the residents of the Nijehove dwelling hill in Leeuwarden, registering and drawing their fascinations and fears in regards to the place; what makes them to stay put and not move to somewhere else. Through the drawings, the genius loci is revealed...
Date: 2 – 16 July 2022
Location: Waalse Kerk, Grote Kerkstraat 222, 8911 EG, Leeuwarden (NL)
More info: De Baren, Arcadia
26 June - 28 August 2022 Galerie Lände, Kressbronn am Bodensee (DE)
12 November 2021 - 20 March 2022 Schloss Hartenfels, Torgau (DE)
With a.o. Werner Tübke, Sighard Gille, Rosa Loy, Robert Schmiedel, Rolph Münzner, David Schnell, Mattias Weischer, Zora Jankovitch, Sarah Deibele
Exhibition woodcut series "Dutch Constellations", October 2021- January 2022
+ Booklaunch: "Lijfsbehoud" by Peter van Lier - Uitgeverij Cru.
Van Lier wrote poetry around the artworks of B.C. Epker,
André de Jong, Machteld van Buren & Arjan van Es.
16 October 2021, 17:00 h
During a weekend in September 2020 visitors of the Fries Museum were invited to bring images of personal items they'd liked to have artistically repaired, plus a short description of the issue.
Exhibition 13 September - 10 January 2020
With: Benjamin Dittrich (DE), B.C. Epker (NL), Margarete Lindau (DE), Thomas Moecker (DE), Stefanie Pojar (DE), Susann Pönisch (DE), Maria Schumacher (DE), Claus Georg Stabe (DE), Aafke Ytsma (NL)
13 - 21 October 2018
Artistbooks; Poolkoorts | Arctic Fever (B.C. Epker & Peter du Gardijn) and Diana & Actaeon (B.C. Epker & Mischa Andriessen)
6 - 20 december 2017
With: Marianna Constanti, Marios Constantinides, Melita Couta, Anuli Croon, B.C. Epker, Eiko Ishizawa, Chiaki Kamikawa, Aafke Ytsma
Artist talk: Saturday 18 November 6pm at Chiaki Kamikawa Contemporary Art, Paphos.
July - August 2017
With: Sarah Deibele, B.C. Epker, Nikolaus Faßlrinner, Zora Jankovic, Eva Walker
At an unexpected place in the heart of the festival site, a parloir has been built; a speakers' hut made of straw bales. A visitor can anonymously and quietly speak with a poet about the matters of life. An artist depicts the conversation while listening, and the poet writes a verse. After which the printers of the Grafisch Atelier Friesland make a unique and personal commemorative card...
Welcome to the Village - Leeuwarden, 21 - 23 juli 2017
Explore the North - Leeuwarden, 20 - 22 november 2017
Curators: B.C. Epker & Mischa Andriessen
Sponsored by: Lân fan taal
24 November 2016 - 22 January 2017
With a.o. Marlene Dumas, Helen Verhoeven, Ger van Elk, Gerald van der Kaap, Kars Persoon, Martine Stig, Pieter Bijwaard, B.C. Epker, Sara van der Heide, Arno Nollen, Teun Hocks, Hendrik Kerstens, Jan Peter Muilwijk, Juul Kraijer, Rosemin Hendriks, Bas Meerman
5 November 2016 - 7 January 2017
8 October - 6 November 2016
With a.o. Cees Andriessen, Anuli Croon, Jacomijn den Engelsen, B.C. Epker, Jochem Harteveld, Arno Kramer, Ondine de Kroon, Inez Odijk, Stijn Peeters, Alexandra Roozen, Ina van Zijl