(UPCOMING) RESIDENCIES

2024 Kulturfactrory, Domicella, Italy (july)

2024 Working Artist Studios - Ballydehob, Ireland (january)

2023 Crithir, West Cork, Ireland (september 2023 -  december 2023)

2023  Fish Factory - Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland (may)

2022  Studio Kura - Fukuoka, Japan (november)

EXHIBITIONS/SCREENINGS

2024 National Sculture Factory, Cork, Ireland

2024 Febuary 14 - 24 - NOSTALGIA, Millepiani, Rome, Italy (group)

2023 Oktober (18-21) Silent Frequencies screening at LAB111, Amsterdam Independent Film Festival 2023

2023   October - Holy Art Gallery, New York, USA (group)

2023   August - September - Stockwerk Project Plant Blindness Vol II, Weimar, Germany (group)

2023   August - September - CICA (Czong Institute for Contemporary Art) South Korea (group)

2023 August 10-14 - Re-writing us for the future, AMP Gallery, London

2023 July 19 - 23 - MESH Art Fair, Decentraland 

2022   Studio Kura, Itoshima, Japan (group)

AWARDS/GRANTS

2024 Mondriaan Fonds Ontwikkeling

2023 Tarkovski Grant

2023 Selected for Amsterdam Independent Film Festival 2023 @LAB111, Amsterdam

2022 AFK Stipendium

2022 Nomination Parool Beeldmakers

2021 Gemeente Amsterdam, Project Grant

2021 VSB, NJR, Project Grant

2021 AFK, Project Grant

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCES

2020  Minor Heritage and Built Environment, VU University

2020  Minor Exhibiting and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Reinwardt Academy, Amsterdam University of the Arts

2017    BA Cultural Heritage, Reinwardt Academy, Amsterdam University of the Arts

2017    Socratic Design Lab Humerto Schwab

2016    Gerrit Rietveld Academie, pre-course

SELECTED CLIENTS

2023 VPRO / NPO3 - De Ongestelde Vragenshow

2023 Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst

2022 Hivos

2022 Podimo - Dag en Nacht Media

2021 HUMAN - 3FM 

2021 VPRO Medialab/NPO3 - Maandverbond

2021 Echt Gebeurd - podcast

2020 Het Financieel Dagblad - Studio Europa

2020 VPRO Medialab

2020 Are We Europe Foundation

2019  Echt Gebeurd - podcast

PRESS/PUBLICATIONS/FEATURES

https://www.videosoundarchive.com/archive-s7/jikke-lesterhuis

https://artworkgallery.net/art_magazine_issue2/

https://www.altiba9.com/artist-interviews/jikke-lesterhuis-multidisciplinary-animation-drawing

https://www.parool.nl/kunst-media/deze-tien-creatieve-talenten-strijden-om-ruimte-in-het-parool~bc8b48cf/

https://www.trouw.nl/cultuur-media/maandverbond-wil-het-gesprek-over-menstruatie-normaliseren~b2e58ee1/

https://dezwijger.nl/programma/wekelijkse-update-uit-onze-stad-18

https://fd.nl/opinie/1367596/meer-europa-dat-is-voor-jongeren-een-no-brainer

https://www.areweeurope.com/stories/could-prayer-become-gayer-viola-stefanello