Authenticity is dead. Long live authenticity!

26/010/16 - 30/10/16. Groupshow during IMPAKT New Media Fesitval, Utrecht (NL).

Curated by Bas Hendrickx and Barbara Cueto.

With Korakrit Arunanondchai, Amalia Ulman, DIS, Harm van den Dorpel, General Idea, Oliver Laric, Jonas Lund & Sebastian Schmieg, Elise van Mourik, Beny Wagner.

The aphorism “Authenticity is dead, long live authenticity!” proves vital in the prolific debate on authenticity in the post- digital age. Authenticity is in the eye of the beholder. There is a general understanding of its meaning,

La vie intense

30/09/16. Groupshow at Rue d'Artois 52.

Curated by Emeline Depas and Claudia Radulescu. With works of Nils Alix-Tabeling, Alec De Busschère, Aline Bouvy, Emeline Depas, Julien Goniche, Jonas Locht, Claudia Radulescu, Guðný Rósa Ingimarsdóttir, Merzedes Šturm-Lie, Cleo Totti, Elise Van Mourik, Laure Vigna.


oftentimes based on notions of introspection and soul-searching; some, however, deem the debate altogether irrelevant. However, for a younger generation of artists, new technologies contribute to a new understanding of the scope of authenticity. Digital tools, such as the blockchain, prove valuable when it comes to tracing provenance, or the attribution of authorship. Increasingly, artists advance the circulation of their work from burden to strategy.

'A script for looking', 2016, performed by David Zagari, Peter Sattler, Shi Hui Hung and Elise van Mourik


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Authenticity is dead. Long live authenticity!

2016. Groupshow Impakt New Media Fesitval, Utrecht NL.


La vie intense

2016. Groupshow at Rue d'Artois 52, Brussels


Extend and pretend

Groupshow at Enterprise Projects, Athens


Right here in front of you. All the darkness in the world

2016. Duoshow at Hypercorps, Brussels


Model Lovers Echo

2016. Soloshow, at HEKLA, Brussels


Catherine Vertige collection

2016. Groupshow, curated by KOMPLOT, at Societe (Art Brussels 2016)


Unfair 2016

2016. Artfair UNFAIR, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam


To whom it may concern, Pense Bete II

2016. At P/////AKT,Amsterdam


Paradise Lost

2016. Groupshow, Base-Alpha gallery, Antwerpen


The Bungalow Book presentation - Presentation

2016. At Onomatopee, Eindhoven



2015. Duoshow, Jeudi, Geneve


Amsterdam Artfair 2015

2015. Groupshow ‘BEELD’ selected by Karel Schampers and Joost Declercq, Amsterdam Artfair 2015, Amsterdam


Building sight / Building Site

2015 Public performance programme, Stichting KOP, Breda



2015. Groupshow, galerie Stichter van Doesburg, Amsterdam


Art Rotterdam

2015. Solo presentation, New Art Section,  with galerie Marion de Canniere, Antwerpen


Local Heroes

2014.  Groupshow, Boxtel


Sun Set Cinema

2014. Soloshow, galerie Marion de Canniere, Antwerpen


Une exposition avec de la Ceramique

2014. Groupshow, Porte Manteau, Geneva



07/07/12 - 09/09/12

Groupshow, Galerie 1m3, Lausanne




Selected exhibitions

Selected works




Model Lovers Echo

08/09/16 - 11/09/16. Soloshow, at HEKLA, Brussels (BE), at the occassion of Brussels Gallery Weekend.

UNFAIR Amsterdam 2016

30/03/16 - 04/04/16. Artfair UNFAIR, Westergasfabriek Amsterdam (NL).

With Abel Minnée, Adam Nillissen & Eilit Marom, Alexander Höglund, Anne Forest, Anne Geene, Bob Waardenburg, Bonno van Doorn, Boris de Beijer & Benedikt Fischer, Charlotte Koenen, Daan Gielis , Elise van Mourik, Goof Kloosterman, Ingmar König, Jan Hoek, Janine van Oene, Joost Krijnen, Juan De Porras-Isla Fernandez La Casta & Wouter Paijmans,

Juliacks, Kim David Bots, Kyle Tryhorn,


Maurice van Es, Mickey Yang, Mirthe Klück, Paul de Jong, Paul Geelen, Peter van der Es, Ruta Butkute, Sanne Vaassen, Seán Hannan, Sjoerd Knibbeler, Styrmir Örn Guðmundsson, Suat Öğüt, Thijs Zweers,Thomas Swinkels, Timmy van Zoelen, Tjalling Quinten Mulder, Yoeri Guépin



19/03/16 - 20/03/16. P/////AKT,

Amsterdam (NL).

Intervention in the show ‘To Whom It May Concern’ of Raphael Langmair the programme  ‘Le Pense-Bête’ focusing on the conceptual legacy of Marcel Broodthaers’ 1964 work Le Pense-Bête, and its relevance in current discourse. P/////AKT outlined six aspects of Le Pense-Bête, each of which comprises a solo exhibition, a public event, and an essay by a writer.


The Bungalow Book Presentation - Presentation

27/02/16 - 27/03/16. At Onomatopee, Eindhoven (NL).

'Scenario for a missing event', 2016, at the occassion of the presentation of the book The Bungalow, 2014. With Elise van Mourik (set) and Anouk Kruithof (book)



29/05/15 - 28/06/15. Duoshow, Jeudi, Geneve (CH)

With Damián Navarro, Elise van Mourik

With the help of La République et Canton de Genève and la ville de Lausanne.




22/05/15 - /2015. Public performance programme, Stichting KOP, Breda (NL).

With Wouter Osterholt, Gitte Hendrikx, Maarten Bel, Mischa Doorenweerd, Elise van Mourik.

Building Sight / Building Site is a performance program conceived in response to the current rise modern architectures that render critical urban conditions in the city of Breda (NL), leaving other sites unfinished, deserted.

Stichting KOP invited artists to respond to this context in the form of a performance, taking place on wastelands and critical area's across the city.

Local Heroes

25/05/14. Groupshow, Boxtel (NL). Curator Jules van den Langeberg.

With Ted Noten, Jelle Mastenbroek, Anneke Jakobs, Floor Wesseling, Yuri Veerman, Erik Kessels, Bart Eysink Smeets, Guus Voermans, Dagmar de Kok, Asnate Bockis Aliki van der Kruijs, Tom Loois, Elise van Mourik.


07/07/12 - 09/09/12

Groupshow, Galerie 1m3, Lausanne (CH)

With John Armleder, Mathis Altmann, Stephane Barbier Bouvet, Valentin Carron, Delphine Coindet, Mathis Collins, Vidya Gastaldon, Elsi Giauque, Tobias Madison, Mai-Thu Peret, Emil Michael Klein, Niki de Saint Phalle, Elise van Mourik, Schade Mourgue d’Algue, Jerszy Seymour and Benjamin Valenza

Elise van Mourik, Schade Mourgue d’Algue, Jerszy Seymour and Benjamin Valenza.