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HOTEL MARIA KAPEL RESIDENCY
   
image credit: Esther de GRAAF AND MICHIEL HILBRINK
   
   

15 - 29TH MAY

ESTHER DE GRAAF AND MICHIEL HILBRINK ON RESIDENCY IN THE ATTIC

WEDNESDAY 21 MAY 1PM JOIN US FOR A GROUP DISCUSSION ABOUT THE ARTISTS WORK IN PROGRESS. TEA AND COFFEE PROVIDED


29 MAY 5-7PM LAUNCH OF THE RESIDENCY SHOW


SHOW RUNS 30 MAY - 21 JUNE


HOTEL MARIA KAPEL iS A RESIDENCY WITH AN EXHIBITION SPACE IN THE CITY CENTRE OF HOORN, THE NETHERLANDS. IN RECENT YEARS, GROUPS OF ARTISTS FROM THE NETHERLANDS AND ABROAD HAVE DEVELOPED NEW PROJECTS THAT WERE EXHIBITED IN THE CHAPEL, IN HOORN, WEST FRIESLAND AND BEYOND. HOTEL MARIA KAPEL IS STRONGLY COMMITTED TO THE WORKING PROCESS OF TALENTED ARTISTS WHOSE PROJECTS WE’VE FACILITATED AND SUPPORTED SINCE HMK’S INCEPTION IN 2003. WE WORK WITH BEGINNING AND MORE ESTABLISHED ARTISTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD WHO WE OFFER OUR SPACE TO REALIZE THEIR IDEAS, REGARDLESS OF THE STAGE OF THEIR CAREERS.


HOTEL MARIA KAPEL IS KINDLY SUPPORTED BY THE MONDRIAAN FUND AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF HOORN.


ESTHER DE GRAAF (B. 1984) LIVES AND WORKS IN GRONINGEN. ESTHER GRADUATED FROM MINERVA ACADEMY OF ART. HER RECENT SCULPTURES ARE MADE OF CARDBOARD, ALUMINIUM FOIL, IRON WIRE AND CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS. BASED ON ORGANIC AND ARCHITECTURAL STRUCTURES, THE SCULPTURES EXPLICITLY REFLECT THE ACCUMULATION AND FRAGILITY OF THE CONSTRUCTION. ESTHER HAS RECENTLY EXHIBITED AT LAMOA LOS ANGELES MUSEUM OF ART.


MICHIEL HILBRINK(B.1979) LIVES AND WORKS IN AMSTERDAM. HE STUDIED FINE ART AT THE GERRIT RIETVELD ACADEMIE IN AMSTERDAM AND RECENTLY UNDERTOOK A RESIDENCY AT THE JAN VAN EYCK INSTITUTE IN MAASTRICHT. MICHIEL FOCUSES ON THE MATERIAL QUALITIES OF OBJECTS AROUND HIM. BY REMOVING MATERIALS EVERYDAY FUNCTIONALITY HE REVEALS A DIFFERENT VERSION OR USE OF A KNOWN OBJECT.


   
   
   
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