Born on 23 june 1980, Enschede, The Netherlands

Lives and workes in The Hague, The Netherlands


Represented by  
LhGWR in The Hague, The Netherlands 
Gallery FeldbuschWiesnerRudolph in Berlin, Germany
Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, New York City, U.S.A.


Education

2003 - 2005 

Post St-Joost Photography, Art Academy of Breda, The Netherlands, Diploma M.A. 2005

1997 - 2001

Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, The Netherlands, Diploma B.A. 2001


Solo exhibitions

2019    

Fictional Spaces, Gallery FeldbuschWiesnerRudolph, Berlin, Germany

2018   

NOT the Actual Site, Exhibition Space 38CC, Delft, The Netherlands

NOT the Actual Site, Contact Photo Festival Toronto, Canada

2017

NOT the Actual Site, exhibition space LhGWR, The Hague, The Netherlands 

2016

Projectspace Onomatopee, Eindhoven , The Netherlands

2014    

Exhibition space LhGWR, The Hague, The Netherlands

2011    

Exhibition space LhGWR, The Hague, The Netherlands

2009    

Gallery Hof & Huyser, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008    

Gallery of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2007    

MKgalerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2005    

MKgalerie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2005    

Breda Photo Festival, Breda, The Netherlands


Selected group exhibitions

2019
Healing Light, LUMC gallery, Leiden, The Netherlands

2018

Shared Spaces of the Imagens, Photo Gallery at the Cultural Space Fiesp, São Paulo, Brazil

Architectural Healing, at the Koepelgevangenis in Haarlem, The Netherlands

Observatorium, Meatpack Antwerp ' The Realm', Belgium

Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Anatomy of the Digital' The Netherlands

Museo di Diocesano di Milano 'Nothing New', Italy

2017

Kunstpodium T 'Overlap' Tilburg, The Netherlands   

2016

Diehl Cube 'Prime Time, archetypes of abstraction in photography', Berlin, Germany

Paleis Soestdijk 'BAL!', The Netherlands

The Nederlands Fotomuseum, 'QuickscanNL#02', Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Museum het Valkhof, 'Photography Extended', Nijmegen,  The Netherlands

Gallery FeldbuschWiesner, 'deLight', Berlin, Germany

2015     

Museum De Fundatie, 'Danger & Beauty Turner and the tradition of the sublime' Zwolle, The Netherlands

2014     

Festival International de mode & de photographie of Hyeres, France

Gallery FeldbuschWiesner, At the interstice of photography and sculpture 'Cut Fold Rewrite' Berlin, Germany

2013     

Core New Art Space, exhibition 'Time Capsule' Denver,USA

The Netherlands Fotomuseum, 'Wit' Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2012     

MK award fundraiser show during the Art Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Foam Talent exhibition during the Unseen Photofair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011     

Horizonverticaal, 'Straight spaces' Haarlem, The Netherlands

2010     

Brno House of Arts, exhibition 'One on one', Brno, Czech Republic

MKgalerie, exhibition 'As time goes by', Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Berlin, Germany

Jeonju Photo Festival, Jeonju, South Korea

2009     

Exhibition space LhGWR, The Hague, The Netherlands

2008     

Nest, ‘Essentially absent’ The Hague, The Netherlands

2007     

Photofestival Naarden, exhibition ‘Airplane’, Naarden, The Netherlands      

W139/souterain, exhibition ‘Exploring new identities’ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gallery Kunstagenten, exhibition ‘Dutch mountains at dawn’, Berlin, Germany

Nieuwe Vide, exhibition ‘Data’, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Jarach Gallery, exhibition ‘Close to dark’, Venice, Italy

2006    

Serpentine Galleryexhibition of C International Photo Magazine, London, United Kingdom

2005     

Kunsthuis de Permanente ‘Photography and video’, Groningen, The Netherlands

2003     

Photo Biënnale Rotterdam, The Netherlands



Grants and awards

2014     

Finalist 29th International festival de mode & de photographie of Hyeres, France

2013     

Nominated for the Prix de Rome

Special mention Photo Levallois

2012     

Selected as Foam Talent (Photography Museum Amsterdam)



Publications en reviews (selection)

2019     

Interview and Portfolio in Frame Magazine, March/Aril issue

Portfolio and interview on WePresent.com
2018    

Portfolio, video-portrait and interview on Unseenplatform.com

Portfolio and interview in Palet Magazine, NL
2017    

Portfolio and interview in Pf magazine, NL

2016     

First major monography 'On the Soft Edge of Space' published by Onomatopee, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Interview and portfolio in publication 'Prime Time, archetypes of abstraction in photography' Germany

2015     

Interview in Unseen Magazine

2014     

Portfolio in FotoMagazin, Germany

2013     

Portfolio in Dienacht Magazine, Germany

2012     

Foam magazine#32 Talent issue

2010     

'The transparancy of appearance' publication about my work by Stroom Den Haag

'49° _ _ _ _ _ N 16° _ _ _ _ _ O self published booklet about architecture in Brno, Czech Republic

2009    

Artforum (summeredition) by Daniel Boese, review of exhibition 'Transformations' in Mkgalerie, Berlin

2007    

Algemeen Dagblad, review ‘Gegrepen door claustrofobie’ 11 april

Blauwe Augen, Berliner kunstberichte, review ‘Dutch mountains at dawn’ by Petra Henninger, 15 june

Exibart, review ‘Close to dark’ by Eleonora Mayerle, 21 december

2006  

C-International Photo Magazine, no 1, january


Marleen Sleeuwits' is represented in collections of institutions like the Erasmus University Rotterdam, Museum het Valkhof, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, KPMG, De Brauw Blackstone and Westbroek, Akzo Nobel, Heden Den Haag, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and various private collections including the Sanders Collection and De Groen Collection.