Roy van Wezenbeek / 1987 / Waalwijk

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Artist Statement:

Somewhere in the body, there’s an organ. A sponge-like organ.
It absorbs all the traces and fragments of our conscious and subconscious mind.
It stores our thoughts, emotions, experiences, dreams, desires and sensory perceptions. Through my drawings, I try to give that fictitious, sponge-like organ a voice.

I’m interested in the energy of a moment, which I capture through drawing. I let in the noise and chaos of everyday life and by filtering and examining this cluttered brainpulp I create new situations or storylines.

The element of surprise excites me. the suggested and evocative – the question marks – fascinate and motivate me. I don't look for anything specific, just utterly curious where the journey of drawing will take me. 


2010 – 2015 (BA) Bachelor of Fine Arts, AKV|St.Joost, ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL)


2021 - Ringbaan Kollekotor, Group exhibition, NS16, Tilburg

2020 - Presentation exhibition of project 24 x 24, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg

2020 - '25 spotjes kleine grafiek', Group exhibition, Garnizoenskerk, Ravenstein

2020 - Project 24 x 24 - Public interventions by 24 artists in 24 hours -, Tilburg

2020 - Murf/Murw in de hut, Group exhibition, De Nieuwe Vorst, Tilburg

2019 - Murf/Murw magazine, Group exhibition, Pand P, Eindhoven

2015 - 'Lucky Men Lucky Artists', Galerie Mieke van Schaijk, Den Bosch

2015 - Graduation Show, AKV St Joost, Den Bosch

2014 - Group exhibition, W2, Den Bosch

2014 - That's Not My Shape Of Art, Kunsthal Boschveld, Den Bosch

2013 - Solo, Cafe Berlijn, Tilburg

2013 - Perspectief Correctie, DMT Loods, Den Bosch

2012 -  Garage Expo, Vughterstraat, Den Bosch

2011 - Tentoon, Group exhibition, Den Bosch


2015 - Participant of 'Dead Zone' (a workshop about questions of accessibility) given by Mischa Kuball, St Moritz Art Academy, Switzerland


During Incubate festival, Tilburg I participated on the following projects:

- ‘Surround sound 2.0’ by Willum Geerts (2012)

- ‘Project VLAG’ by Sigrid Calon (‘Do it with others’ 2015)

- A Performance by Olaf Holzapfel (‘Do it with others’ 2016)

- ‘Iconostase 180’ Yona Friedmann (‘Do it with others’ 2016)

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