Loes Heebink

Term : December 2020

A lot has changed in the (art) world in recent years and this has led to the need for many artists to (re)define their position. Also for Loes Heebink the changed situation, particularly with regard to working in public space, but also within her personal situation, was a reason to question the role of visual artist and to look for a shift in forms of expression. The focus shifted to working on large sculptures with long development processes and bureaucratic processes that stretch the creative focus. Own formulated projects on which more influence can be exerted with regard to concept, development and timeline became more important. Video and photography took on a larger and more autonomous role in her work, next to site-specific work, which is still characteristic of her work. The project within her work for which she has been selected for a work period in LIAP is the multimedia project Sky Kisses Earth. With drawings, photos and video and installations, the connection between the energy of the sun (with Aurorae Borealis) and the energy of the earth (including volcanoes, but also the wealth of raw materials) that converge on the horizon is made visible. In this work period she focuses on the realization of part 2 and possibly 3 of the video triptych Sky Kisses Earth, where recordings, editing and especially sound (perhaps in collaboration with sound artists working in LIAP) have to take shape.


2021 – Sculpture park the Havixhorst, De Wijk NL
2020 – Project Push/Pull/Present in Die Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
2019 – Schloss Clemenswerth, Sögel, Germany.
2018 – NES Artists in Residency Project, Skagaströnd, Island
2015-2016 – Exhibition ‘Landschap in mijn hoofd’, Drenthe-Overijssel NL
2015 – Exhibition ‘Gestolde tijd’, Woon-zorgcentrum, Tienelswolde, Zuidlaren NL
2012 – Stedelijk Museum Zwolle/Galerie Het Langhuis NL
2012– Artmanifestation ‘Lucht’, Batmen NL
2012– Artmanifestation Mythe van de Natuur, Drents-Friese Wold. NL
2011 – Projectspace 98Weeks, Beirut, Libanon
2010 – Projectspace Casa 5 Tavira, Portugal 2009. – Artcentre De Galerij, Drachten, NL
2008 – Artcentre CBK/ Vanderveen, Assen, NL 2007. – Kunsthalle Lingen, Germany
2006 – “Reis door mijn kamer”, exhibition AIR-KiK, Kolderveen, NL
2005 – AIR Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, NL
2004 – Exhibition Perron 1, Delden, NL
2001 – Artcentre CBK, Alphen a/d Rijn (exhibition and delivery commission), NL
2001– Exhibition No milk today, in former dairy Kolderveen, NL
2000 – Sophie’s Gallerij, Utrecht, NL
2000– National exhibition “Inkeer”, locatie Middelburg, NL
1999 – Artshow Wadi Nisnas, Haifa, Israel
1998 – Artcentre M17, Enschede, NL – Artcentre, Nieuw-Roden , NL
1998– Artcentre Vishal / St.Bavo, Haarlem, NL
1997 – Artcentre SAFE, Dalfsen, NL