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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.


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.


Group Exhibition | My Mother’s Daughter
Group Exhibition
29.01 – 16.04.2021
In the group exhibition ‘My Mother’s Daughter’, several artists show what a mother means to them, from the birth of the child to the death of the mother.
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#sea_youhere 2.0 | art and sustainability
Reflective essay
on #sea_youhere 2.0
The virtual vitrine #sea_youhere 2.0 is at its end. In the coming year, we will deepen our knowledge and focus more on research of art and sustainability.
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Partnering with Kaos GL
Civil Society Exchange Program
2020 – 2021
KAOS GL LGTBQ activists from Ankara, Turkey partners with SEA Foundation in an 8 months a capacity-building program initiated by MitOst and Bilgi University
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Hillside Projects | Artists in Residence
April | June 2021
Hillside Projects
Residents from Sweden
Artist duo Jonas Böttern and Emily Berry Mennerdahl have a multidisciplinary art practice that is prompted by current events in and around nature.
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Showcase regional artists
Organisations like SEA Foundation resemble the warp: a collection of threads being stretched in place present a frame and a given direction. For WARP we invite artists to draw their practice over and under the WARP like the weft threads.
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sea_youhere | Project
Virtual Vitrine Edition #2020
Art and Sustainability
sea_youhere aims to share knowledge and expand the network of artists and curators from all over the world. The 2020 edition is themed #artandsustainability.
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Risja Steeghs | WARP #4
11.12.2020 – 17.01.2021
Risja is the embodiment of her artworks and objects. She sees her practice as a diaristic documentation of life itself. She is the fourth artist exhibiting in the WARP programme.
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Claudia den Boer | To pick up a stone
Exhibition and Book Launch
20.11 – 06.12.2020
Connect to earth or perhaps even eternity. This is what Claudia den Boer (NL) aimlessly aimed for when picking up stones and time became irrelevant. The poetics of landscape in photography and an installation.
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Summer School | International artists meeting
Network event
27.08 – 28.08.2020
Nine international artists paid a visit to SEA Foundation to discus the relevance of residencies for their own artistic practice.
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Marjo Postma | Symbiosis
04.09. – 11.10.2020
Discover line and linear development in the works of Marjo Postma. The exhibition combines drawings, watercolours and graphic works with recently produced works at the EKWC
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