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


2018 - 2020              MA Artistic Research, University of Amsterdam (NL)  
2017 - 2017                Certificate, Goldsmiths University of Arts London (UK)    
2012 - 2016               BFA Fine Arts, 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

2020 ‘Open Studios’ at USF, Bergen (NO) upcoming
2020 Graduation Show Master Artistic Research, location TBA, Amsterdam (NL) upcoming
2020  ‘TBA’ at Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam (NL) upcoming

2019  ‘Printing Plant Art Book Fair’ at Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam (NL) upcoming
2019  ‘Exploded View’ at Ex Cartiera Latina, Rome (IT) current, until december 1st.
2019 ‘Launch Grote Nederlandse Kunstkalender 2019’ , Laurenskerk Rotterdam (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

2020 Grant of Stiftelsen Kulturhuset USF foundation and the Bergen Kommune fund for arts and culture for USF Residency (NO)

2019 Grant of Mondriaan Fonds for ‘Exploded View’
2018 Grant of la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles for RAVI residency (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 for ‘After Dark’ (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 Antonaci.

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)


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


-Tique Art Paper (review)
-Tubelight Magazine 111 (essay)
-Kunst blijft een raadsel (studio visit review)
-Marres, Center for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht (video)
-Metropolis M (Interview, with Nowhere Collective)

Artist Talks and presentations (selection)

2019 Artist talk/Panel discussion at Looiersgracht 60, with Mariam Zulfiqar (chief Curator and Deputy Director UP Projects London) and Dr. Kees van Oers (KNAW), Amsterdam (NL) upcoming

2019 Artist talk at MACRO, Museum for Contemporary Art Rome, with Exploded View Project (IT) upcoming

2019 Artist talk at University of Oxford, organized by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, 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)

Artist Publications and research papers

2019 Paper The Transience from Villages into Lakes 
2019 Paper Building an Archive of a Disappearing Landscape 

2019 (upcoming) The Transience from Vilages into lakes

2018 Artist Publication Finding a route through uninhabitable land, edition of 16, with graphic designer Lyanne Polderman.


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

& Co-founder Nowhere Collective.