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


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

Artist in Residence

2018 RAVI (Residences Ateliers Vivegnis International) Liége (BE)
2017 La Wayaka Current, Arctic Residency, Sørøya (NO)

Selected Group exhibitions

current and upcoming:

2020  ‘TBA’ at Arti et Amitae, Amsterdam (NL)
2019  ‘Exploded View’ at Ex Cartiera Latina, Rome (IT)
2019 ‘Exploded View screenings’ 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 studio', 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)
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, D!NG art magazine, Kunst blijft een raadsel, Lost painters, Marres centre for contemporary arts, New Dutch Photography Talent and others.



Artist Talks and presentations (selection)

2019 Artist talk at MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome (IT)
2019 Artist talk at London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Oxford (UK)

2018 Artist talk at VU Amsterdam, funded by CLUE+ Research group, 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. 

& Guided tours
at Garage Rotterdam 

& Co-founder Nowhere Collective.