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SEA Foundation provides residence programmes for artistic research, experimentation, and production out of which an ongoing public programme emerges.

The programme consists of exhibitions, screenings, talks, workshops, and publications. It focuses on challenging perceptions of what constitutes as contemporary art, and also, to bring the audience closer to the practices that motivate to produce contemporary art. With this urgency as a point of departure, we aim to create a better understanding of how, in nowadays society, contemporary art can be defined in an operant and lucid way.

Regardless of the format, our events are designed to connect visitors to art in real time.


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How to Make An Art | Dakota Havard
Collaborative art project
Artist Dakota Havard invited eleven other artists into his home and studio, to spend the day together and share their insights and practices. The outcomes of the experimental and personal project are presented in a group exhibition at SEA Foundation on 17, 18, 19 May 2019.
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Gam Bodenhausen’s Rhizomatic Landscapes | by Marieke Folkers
Theoretical perspective
Marieke Folkers places Gam Bodenhausen’s large-scale black and white drawings of structures in landscapes in the context of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari’s concept of the rhizome.
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sea_youhere | Virtual Vitrine
Year 2019
Virtual Vitrine | sea_youhere
SEA Foundation’s project sea_youhere is an online-residency and a window that aims to share knowledge of artists and curators from all over the world.
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European project | Partnership with Cove Park
Residency exchanges 2019 – 2020
SEA Foundation announces our collaboration with Cove Park: a Scottish multidisciplinary Artist in Residence in Argyll, in the vicinity of Glasgow. Together with 8 institutions throughout Europe, we partake in an exchange programme that aims to develop and maintain cultural exchanges between Scotland and EU nations. 
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Lucandrea Baraldi | Unfolding Experiential Landscapes #1
Lucandrea Baraldi presents his new work ‘Unfolding Experiential Landscapes #1’ at SEA Foundation Tilburg from 24 May to 11 June 2019. He analysed a used soda cup to uncover layers of personal meaning as opposed to its functional use.
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Sally Tape | A Dialogue Between Art and Architecture
01.03.2019 – 07.04.2019
Solo Exhibition
Australian artist Sally Tape shows her newly produced works created during her residency at SEA Foundation, as well as an overview of her previous work. The relation between space, time and motion are central themes in Tape’s work.
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Iwona Rozbiewska | Artist Talk
Public lecture by Michel Ottens
Iwona Rozbiewska talks about her work and residency at SEA Foundation. She discusses exploring the boundaries of objecthood and the relation between materiality and meaning. Michel Ottens from Utrecht University introduces the evening.
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Jon Tarry | Artist in Residence
March – April 2019
Resident from UK | Australia
The work of the British/Australian artist Jon Tarry tests ideas about the prosaic, political and poetic, in the form of sculpture, drawing, film and sound. His work explores art and architectural conditions as a comparative investigation of spatial intelligence.
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Wallspace – Eindhoven (NL) | by Marijn Dekker
New Art Space in Eindhoven
Wallspace, the newly founded art space located in Eindhoven, will open its doors to the public on the 8th of December, presenting their first exhibition Under The Pavement, The Beach. What can we expect from this new art space? 
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Studio Drift | Stedelijk Amsterdam by Marijn Dekker
Studio Drift | Coded Nature
Central to Studio Drift’s work is the relationship between nature, humans and technology. The exhibition Coded Nature (2018) offers an overview of their existing oeuvre as well as new artworks that have never been shown before. 
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Hana Miletić | WIELS – by Riet van Gerven
Hana Miletić | Dependencies
Weaving on a handloom is a repetitive and lengthy process, which allows Miletić to reflect on issues of social engagement and reproduction.
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Marfa – Texas | by Tamara Derksen
Marfa | Texas
How the little village of Marfa, Texas has developed from an old railway town to an international hotspot for artists and galleries.
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Sky Mirror | De Pont museum Tilburg
Museum De Pont | Sky Mirror Tilburg
Anish Kapoor’s Sky Mirror (for Hendrik) sculpture prominently adorns the De Pont Tilburg museum’s entrance
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Vanessa Brazeau | Colour Stalker
June – July 2018
Resident from Canada
Blog#2 Colour Stalker performance –  byVanessa Brazeau . Performance by Canadian Artist in the Public Space. She was an AiR Tilburg resident from May – June  2017
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