SYBREN VAN OVERBERGHE

SYBREN VANOVERBERGHE

Sybren Vanoverberghe (°1996, Kortrijk) is an artist based in Ghent, Belgium. His work functions as an analysis of the correlation between place and time and the ever recurring cycle of history. He searches for elements of myths, nature and heritage both within ordinary sites as in places of historical importance. By what process do we attach meaning to these locations? His practice deconstructs sites and brings together icons to form a new unity of the present. Vanoverberghe his work has been published in books such as 2099 (2018) and Conference Of The Birds (2019) by APE.His work has been shortlisted for the PHMuseum Grant, he received the Prix Horlait Dapsens and his work was part of the .tiff selection by the FOMU Antwerp. He has exhibited solo at RIOT, Stieglitz19, Unseen, BredaPhoto and in Yangzhou , China.. Vanoverberghe has collaborated with fashion brand Ann Demeulemeester and his work has been published on American Suburb X, Paper Journal, and GUP Magazine. He co-founded artist run-spaces Pinguin in Brussels and NO/Gallery in Ghent.


Sybren Vanoverberghe is represented by Stieglitz 19 in Benelux.

EDUCATION
2018 – 2019 School of Arts / KASK, MFA in Visual Arts, Ghent, BE
2014 – 2017 School of Arts / KASK, BA in Visual Arts, Ghent, BE
2018 – Intern at Akina Books, Istanbul, TR

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2019 – Solo Exhibition – CCHA, Hasselt, BE [December]
2019 – Group Exhibition – Yangzhou, CH
2019 – Solo Exhibition – Stieglitz19, Antwerp, BE
2019 – Solo Exhibition – Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, NL
2019 – Group Exhibition – Biennale of Belgium, Floraliën, Ghent, BE
2019 – Duo Exhibition w/ Thomas Vandenberghe & Vincent Delbrouck – Stieglitz19, Antwerp, BE
2019 – Solo Exhibition – Conference of the Birds , MAP#94, KASK, Ghent, BE
2019 – Group Exhibition – Photobook Belge, FOMU, Antwerp, BE
2018 – Solo Exhibition – 2099, BredaPhoto – Botanique, Breda, NL
2018 – Group Exhibition – Iconobelge, Antwerp Photo – Antwerp, BE
2018 – Solo Exhibition – 2099, Stieglitz 19, Antwerp, BE
2018 – Group Exhibition – The Sky Opens Twice, JEST, Turin, IT
2018 – Solo Exhibition – 2099, Riot Gallery, Ghent, BE
2018 – Group Exhibition – Musée de la Fotografie de Bruxelles, Recyclart, Brussels, BE
2017 – Solo Exhibition – 2099, JEST Gallery, Turin, IT
2017 – Duo Exhibition w/ Ilan Weiss – 2099, Pinguin, Brussels, BE

BOOKS
2020 – 1099, Sybren Vanoverberghe, Art Paper Editions, Belgium [TBA]
2019 – Conference of the Birds, Sybren Vanoverberghe, Art Paper Editions, Belgium, ISBN 9789493146099
2018 – 2099, Sybren Vanoverberghe, Art Paper Editions, Belgium, ISBN 9789490800758
2017 – ¡Pírate!, Sybren Vanoverberghe, Self Published in Co-Lab w/ TopoCopy, Belgium

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS / PRESS
2019 – CreativPaper – Web
2019 – Unseen Platform – Web (NL)
2019 – Photoworks – Web (UK)
2019 – GUP Magazine – Print & Web (NL)
2019 – Kluger Hans #37 – Print (BE)
2019 – Splash and Grab – Print (UK)
2019 – .tiff – Print (BE)
2019 – De Standaard – Online & Print (BE)
2019 – The Heavy Collective – Online (AUS)
2019 – Paper Journal – Online (UK)
2019 – PHmuseum – Online (US)
2018 – American Suburb X – Online (USA)
2018 – De Standaard – Online & Print (BE)
2018 – Paper Journal – Online (UK)
2018 – GUP Magazine – Online (NL)
2018 – Urbanautica – Online (IT)
2018 – Subbacultcha – Online & Print (BE)
2018 – Aint-Bad – Online (USA)
2017 – Lenscratch – Online (USA)
2017 – De Morgen – Online & Print (BE)
2017 – The Plantation Journal – Online (UK)

AWARDS
2019 – Selected for Tiff. , FOMU, Museum of Photography, BE
2019 – Winner, ‘Mathilde Horlait-Dapsens Foundation’ prize, BE
2019 – Shortlist, Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant, IT
2018 – 2099, List of Best Photobooks 2018 , by Brad Feuerhelm
2018 – 2099, Shortlist Best Photobook, PhotoEspaña, Madrid, ES
2016 – Finalist Pitch, DDK, C-Mine, Genk, BE

INTERVIEWS, TALKS, WORKSHOPS, RESIDENCIES
2019 – Talk, DDK, Concertgebouw, Brugge, BE
2018 – Talk, BredaPhoto, Breda, NL
2018 – Talk, Rolling Paper, Le Bal, Paris, FR
2018 – Talk, Extra Fort, Tipi Bookshop, Brussels, BE
2018 – Interview, Antwerp Photo, by Stefan Vanthuyne, Antwerp, BE

COLLABORATIONS
2019 – Ann Demeulemeester,, Collection Grise, FW19 Men, Paris Fashion Week

COLLECTIVE PROJECTS
2018 – Co-Founder of N/O Gallery , Ghent, BE
2017 – 2019 Co-Founder of Pinguin Project Space , Brussels, BE

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