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Our ongoing support of artists’ practices with residencies, mentoring and a public programme, evolves in parallel with our longer-term research and interdisciplinary dialogue on art and sustainability.

In this research, we bring forward pressing ecological issues, including climate change, pollution, the loss of biodiversity, environmental rights, and social injustice.

We propose a capacity, in 12 folds, that allows permissive multi-rational interpretation, that functions as an experiment; An alternative model in which artists, curators and researchers can think, debate and create without predetermined outcomes and thus unfold fields of possibilities.

In discursive public activities like reading groups, exhibitions, screenings and talks, we disseminate findings, ideas and opinions which, regardless of the format, connect to the care for our Earth and the need for contemporary art in real-time.


SEA Foundation is a not-for-profit, artist-led organisation, We are benefitting from collective support and a warm network. SEA Foundation seeks support from public and private sector partners, whose support is vital to the success of our work. Go to the donation page and care for art by giving too.


Alexandra Drenth | Books in practice
Thoughts on No hurry
The contemporary embroiderer notes on the books and medieval texts that influenced her practice and experience of time.
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Book list fold #04 on No hurry
Recommended reading list
Find reading matter and get ideas on what books are of interest to artists, curators and scholars on the theme of No hurry.
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fold #04 on No hurry
April – July 2022
See full program of activities on the theme of No hurry in relation to sustainability
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Funded emergency residency for art professionals
3 months funded residency
From 21.03.2022
Emergency residency for Ukrainian art professionals. Curator or a curator/artist duo who are displaced or fleeing the war. Up to 2 persons are welcome. Please contact us with your request.
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Yulia Protsyshyn | Artist in residence
Resident from Ukraine
March – August 2022
Ukrainian artist Yulia Protsyshyn works and lives in Lviv, and prioritises printmaking, painting, illustration, sculpture and artist’s books
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Maria Vtorushina | Curator in residence
Resident from Ukraine
March – July 2022
In her ongoing research, Maria aims to reveal and articulate voices and practices of queer people from Ukraine, starting from the beginning of the twentieth century.
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Curator visiting Programme | Aldo Rinaldi
Visitor from the UK
01.06 – 06.06.2022
Aldo Rinaldi is known for his experimental approach to commissioning works outside of the gallery and museum space. He focuses on the intersection of art, architecture and collaborative or multidisciplinary practices that foster collaboration between disparate disciplines.
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Internship at SEA Foundation
Intern wanted
from 01.09.2022
We are looking for an intern, either PR and Communication or Organising and producing. Send us your application when you like to gain hands-on experience in an art organisation.

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A part of the way: together with Thorsten Baensch
26.05.2022 – 13.07.2022
An insight into the multifaceted and interdependent work of the artist Thorsten Baensch: painter, draughtsman, bookmaker, traveller, and curious communicator.
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fold #03 on Happiness with Alex Farrar
01.12.2021 – 28.02.2022
Alex Farrar explores Happiness.
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Scott Cloutier | Text on happiness
Art’s Role in Freeing Society from Unsustainable Happiness
The author is calling on the inner artist to support collective happiness as transcendence beyond externally imposed selves.
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Book list fold #03 on Happiness
Recommended reading list
Find reading matter and get ideas on what books are of interest to artists, curators and scholars on the theme of Happiness.
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Notes on Empathy | fold #01 documentation
The publication consists of notes, texts and images by artists, curators, and scholars on Empathy. Selected research materials in scrapbook style.
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Miradonna Sirkka | Living Like there is No Tomorrow
Exhibition & Performance
25.02.2022 – 27.03.2022
Miradonna Sirkka explores Happiness through her three-channel work Live Like there is No Tomorrow, and her public performance.
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Patrick Ellis | The Link and AMPA
Resident from the UK
25.04.2022 – 04.05.2022
Composer in residence of De Link and AMPA (Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Tilburg) hosted by SEA Foundation
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16.04.2022 – 08.05.2022
Chantal Rens invokes lively energy through her analogue collages, sculptures and interventions at SEA Foundation.
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5 Minutes on Happiness
Screening event
11.03, 18.03, 25.03
and 01.04.2022
From 6:30 pm – 11 pm every Friday in March we show a selection of One Minute video works. 5 Minutes on Happiness is curated in collaboration with The One Minutes Foundation.
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Alex Farrar | Artist in residence
Resident from The Netherlands
November 2021 – February 2022
Alex Farrar is an established artist and former resident of the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam. He has exhibited his work globally at over 50 solo and group exhibitions.
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