Miriam Sentler
born in Germany, 1994, based in the Netherlands


2018 - 2020              Master Artistic Research (MA), University of Amsterdam (NL)  
2017 - 2017                Certificate, Goldsmiths University of Arts London (UK)    
2012 - 2016               Bachelor Fine Arts (BFA), cum laude, Academy of Fine Arts Maastricht (NL)        

Artist in Residence

2020 USF (United Sardine Factory), AiR Bergen (NO), upcoming
2018 RAVI (Residences Ateliers Vivegnis International) Liége (BE)
2017 LWC Arctic Island Residency, Sørøya (NO)

Selected Group exhibitions

current and upcoming:
2020 ‘Open Studios’ at USF, Bergen (NO)
2020  ‘TBA’ at Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam (NL)
2020 ‘Launch Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender’ ,TBA (NL)
2019  ‘Exploded View’ at Ex Cartiera Latina, Rome (IT)
2019  ‘Printing Plant’ at Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam (NL)
2019  ‘Macro Asilo - Exploded View’ at MACRO, Museum for Contemporary Art, Rome (IT)

2019  ‘Superbooks’ at Haus der Kunst, Munich (DE)
2019  ‘Fairshare’ at CIAP Kunstverein, Hasselt (BE)
2019  ‘Ten is for God’, Neverneverland, Amsterdam (NL)
2019  ‘W/HERE’, curated by Eline Kersten & Anna Juhász, Amsterdam (NL)
2018  'Elite 2018', KRIEG Gallery, Hasselt (BE)
2018  'L'Art pour elkaar', Bureau Europa, Maastricht (NL)
2018  'Exploded view pilot', Parco Regionale dell' Appia Antica, Rome (IT)
2018  ‘Museumnacht’, Natural History Museum, Maastricht (NL)
2018  'Ouverture des Ateliers', RAVI, Liège (BE)
2017  'Solastalgia', AINSI, Maastricht (NL)
2017  'Out of the blue II screening’, The Chapel, Brussels (BE)
2017  'Open studios', LWC Arctic Residency, Sørøya (NO)
2017  'Slow Accident', Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam (NL)
2017  'Marres Currents: Running Time', Marres, Maastricht (NL)
2017  'Realities Revised',  B32, Maastricht (NL)
2016  'Young Masters’, Media Art Festival, Leeuwarden (NL)
2016  'Fresh Cacao', de Cacaofabriek, Helmond (NL)
2016  'Changement du perspective',  Biennale L’image Possible, Liège (BE)
2016  'Best of graduates',  Gallery Ron Mandos, Amsterdam (NL)
2016  'Graduation show', Academy of Fine Arts, Maastricht (NL)
2016  'U Turn', MKE Barcsay Hall, Budapest (HU)

Nominations and grants

2018 Grant of la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (BE)
2017 Grant of the Mondriaan Fonds for Overgangszone (NL)
2016 Young Blood Award - Gallery Ron Mandos (NL)
2016 Henriëtte Hustinx Award (NL)
2016 Young Master Award (NL, ES)
2016 Grant of the Municipality of Maastricht (NL)


2018 /20 ‘Exploded View’ art and research project on the Via Appia Antica, Rome (IT). Commissioned by Parco Regionale della Appia Antica, Alice Smits from Zone2Source Amsterdam, Dr. Krien Clevis. In collaboration with Caterina Antonacci.

2016/17 'Overgangszone' art and research project at ENCI cement factory, commissioned by SOME Maastricht (NL)

2015/16 'After Dark' Artwork in public space at the Waldeckpark, commissioned by the municipality of Maastricht (NL)


Metropolis M, Tique art paper, E-flux, SSBA Salon, GUP Magazine, D!NG art magazine, Kunst blijft een raadsel, Lost painters, Marres centre for contemporary arts, New Dutch Photography Talent, Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender, Roma Aeterna and others.


-Tique Art Paper review

-Studio visit review by Dutch Art blog Kunst blijft een raadsel

-Video preview Marres, Center for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht

-Interview with Metropolis M (Now/here Collective)

Artist Talks and presentations (selection)

2019 Presentation at London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, University of Oxford (UK)
2019 Artist talk at CIAP Kunstverein, Hasselt (BE)
2018 Artist talk at Ex Cartiera Latina, Rome (IT)
2018 Artist talk at VU Amsterdam, funded by CLUE+, Amsterdam (NL)
2017 Artist talk at Natural History Museum Maastricht (NL)
2016 Artist talk at Jan van Eyck for Marres Currents #4, Maastricht (NL)


2019 The Transience from Villages into Lakes, work in progress

2018 Finding a route through uninhabitable land, edition of 50, with graphic designer Lyanne Polderman.

2018 Nowhere collective - 01 In the bleak midwinter, online zine

2018 Nowhere collective - 02 Alternative histories, online zine


Guest Teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts Maastricht
Frequent workshops and lectures about collective memory, archives, remembering and storytelling. 

& Co-founder Nowhere Collective.