Curriculum Vitae

Simone Hooymans is gratuated from the Art academy for visual art in Arnhem (Artez) and with a master degree in Breda (St.Joost), in the Netherlands.

2004 – 2005 Postgraduate st. Joost, Breda, Fine Art, the Netherlands (MA).
1998 – 2002 Art academy HKA Arnhem, Fine Art, the Netherlands (BA).
1992 – 1996 St. Lucas Boxtel, Graphic design, the Netherlands.

Nominations and Awards:

2017:
Rett Ned is Nominated for Best Music Video at Kortfilmfestivalen Grimstad, Norway.
Special Mention Award for Sweet Mysterious, Movie Screen Pro Film Festival.

Music Video Underground, Paris, Semi Finalists Sweet Mysterious.

SWEET AS Film festival Canada, nomination Best Music video Rett Ned.

2016

London IFF Filmfestival, Sweet Mysterious.
Winner of Best Music video.

TMFF Awards, Online FilmFestival, Sweet Mysterious.
Winner Experimental Film of the Month.


Portsmouth Film Festival. Sweet Mysterious :
Nomination for Best Non-Narritive Animation.

Selby Film Festival, Great Britain,
Sweet Mysterious : Nomination for best Music Video.

Troyes Film Festival, France,
Broken Horizon. Nomination for best Animation.

2010
Hardanger filmfestival, Norway.

 Audience Award for Broken Horizon.

2009
Nomination for Broken Horizon from the
CASZUIDAS Urbanscreen festival prize, Amsterdam.

2009 / Official selection for Ars elektronica,
Filmfestival Austria, screening Broken Horizon.

2009 / Official selection NFF,
Dutch Filmfestival Utrecht, screening Broken Horizon.

and Grants:
2016 / Utviklings støtte by Vestnorsk Film senter Bergen, Norway.
2016 / Travel grant for Short Film Festival Troyes, France.
From The Norwegian Film Institute.

2011 / Stipend by Norsk kulturråd for the exhibition
After Office Hours in Kabuso Øystese, Norway.


2009 / Stipendium, Kvam Herad, Norway.

2009 / Individual grant by the New Brabantse Art Foundation.
Province of North-Brabant, the Netherlands. 


2007 / Projectgrant by Thuiskopiefonds,
Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

2007 / Individual grant by the New Brabantse Art Foundation.
Province of North-Brabant, the Netherlands. 


2005 / Individual grant by the New Brabantse Art Foundation.
Province of North-Brabant, the Netherlands. 


2003 / Projectgrant by the Province of Gelderland,
the Netherlands, the Netherlands.

Videography:


2017 / Meet Me There – Meet Me There. Video installation, animation, with music of terje Isungset.
2016 / Rett Ned. Experimental Music Video (animation) Commissioned by the  Norwegian band Building Instrument.


2015 / Sweet Mysterious. Experimental Music Video (animation) with Norwegian singer Mari Kvien Brunvoll.


2014 / Astrofeut. Video installation.


2014 / Unexpected Meeting. Video installation.

2012 / After Office Hours. Animation.


2008 / Broken Horizon. Animation. Commissioned by Dziga Nijmegen (workplace for video artists), the Netherlands.


2008 / Planisphere. Animation. Site specific video for large 4- channel video projection for the video wall#9. Commissioned by Lazy Marie Utrecht, the Netherlands (workplace for video artists).


2007/ Worlds in itself. Video installation and animation.


2006 / Video installation for the play: “Where are we?” for the Youth theatre Big Brother, Nijmegen. Commissioned by Dziga, the Netherlands.


2005 / Saljoetsilo. Post graduation film, art academy Post St. Joost Breda, the Netherlands.


2005 / Royale Flush of the Slobberhoeve. Short film, with music of composer Arjan Eldering. Commissioned by Dziga, the Netherlands.


2005 / Campsite Hortus. one minute animation.


2003 / Transformer. Short film, with poem of Tjitse Hofman. Commissioned by Dziga, the Netherlands.

2002 / Color. Graduation film, art academy HKA Arnhem, the Netherlands.

Screenings (selection last 3 years):
2017
KortFilmFestivalen Grimstad, Norway. Screening Rett Ned.
Movie Screen Pro Film Festival (live online), screening Sweet Mysterious.
SWEET AS Film festival Canada, nomination Best Music video Rett Ned.
Music Video Underground, Paris, Semi finalists Sweet Mysterious.
2016

Blow-Up Chicago Arthouse Film Festival, screening Sweet Mysterious.
Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest, Bucharest, screening Rett Ned.
BIFF Bergen International Film Festival, Norway, screening Rett Ned.
ReTHink Art Festival, Greece, screening Sweet Mysterious, Planisphere and Broken Horizon.
Portsmouth Film Festival UK, screening Sweet Mysterious.
LekArt Art Festival, Culemborg, the Netherlands, screening Rett Ned.
Ecofilm Poland, screening Broken Horizon.

International Nature Film Festival, Gödöllő, Hungary.
Screening Sweet Mysterious and After Office Hours.

Novi Fokus, Serbia. International Architecture Film Festival. Screening Broken Horizon.

London IFF Filmfestival, screening Sweet Mysterious. Winner of Best Music video.

Cinema B-Open, Kunsthall Bergen, screening Sweet Mysterious

TMFF Awards, Online FilmFestival, screening Sweet Mysterious. January Winner Experimental Film.

Los Angeles Cinefest, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Bellingham Music FilmFestival, Washington DC, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Cologne OFF 2016, Filmfestival India, curated by Wilfried Agricola de Cologne, screening Broken Horizon.

South London Shorts, Filmfestival London, screening Sweet Mysterious.

GFFIS. Green Film Festival Seoul, Korea, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Shelby Film Festival, Great Britain, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Troyes Film Festival, France, screening Broken Horizon.



2015

POFF Filmfestival Pori, Finland, screening Broken Horizon.

NMNP Project Festval, Stavanger, Norway, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Sluice Screens 2015, London, screening Planisphere.

SAIL Amsterdam, EYE film institute Amsterdam, screening Broken Horizon, outdoor video projection.

Animation Festival Volda, Norway, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Sawtooth gallery, Tasmania, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Het Lentekabinet Festival, EYE film institute Amsterdam, screening Broken Horizon.

Visions of Sensory Space, Gallery Voss, Düsseldorf, Germany, screening Planisphere. 



2014

Het Filmhuisje in Bos en Lommer, Amsterdam, screening After Office Hours.

Cinema B-Open Bergen, Norway, curator Jeremy Welsh, screening After Office Hours. 

SPARTNIC, Ostrale 014, centre of contemporary art, Dresden, Germany. Screening Planisphere.

Exhibitions:

Solo exhibitions
2016

Galleri Puls, Norheimsund, Norway, window projection Astrofeut.

2014

Galleri Hotel Neptun, Bergen, Norway.

Haugesund Kunstforening, Haugesund, Norway.

2013

Galleri Puls, Norheimsund, Norway. Drawings and animations.

2012

Foajé Kabuso, museum for modern art, Øystese, Norway. Exhibition “ After Office Hours”

2011

Hardanger Kunstsenter, Norheimsund, Norway. Drawings and animations.

2008

Galery Judy Straten, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Exhibition of drawings and animations.

2007/2008

Videowall#9 Theatre Utrecht, the Netherlands. Curated 4-channel videoprojection of charcoal/ink animation Planisphere.

Group exhibitions
2017
Vestlandsutstillingen, Sweet Mysterious and Rett Ned.
2016

Art Fair Amsterdam, Gallery Nasty Alice.
LekArt Festival, Culemborg, the Netherlands. Video installation Rett Ned.
Weston Park Museum in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Projection of Planisphere on the building.

Gallery Nasty Alice. The Netherlands. Group exhibition (On)rust. Paintings.

Mellom Himmel og Fjord. Norheimsund. Mutoscope installation.

Cinema B-Open, Kunsthall Bergen, screening Sweet Mysterious


2015

NMNP Project Festval, Stavanger, Norway, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Sluice Screens 2015, London, screening Planisphere.

SAIL Amsterdam, EYE film institute Amsterdam, screening Broken Horizon, outdoor video screen.

Animation Festival Volda, Norway, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Sawtooth gallery, Tasmania, screening Sweet Mysterious.

Visions of Sensory Space, Gallery Voss, Düsseldorf, Germany, with Planisphere. 

Kabuso, museum for modern art, Øystese, Norway. Presentation of Sweet Mysterious, with performance, together with Mari Kvien Brunvoll.


2014

Art calender curated by Joanneke Meester exhibition at the Nederlandse Bank Amsterdam.

Art calender curated by Joanneke Meester exhibition at the library Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 
Publication of Art calender in the Netherlands, with Stuck IIII drawing.

Chinese Whisperes at Gallery Nasty Alice, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Chinese Whisperes at Gallery Karin Jansen, London, UK.

Cinema B-Open Bergen, Norway, curator Jeremy Welsh, screening After Office Hours 

SPARTNIC, Ostrale 014, centre of contemporary art, Dresden, Germany.

Black, Gallery Nasty Alice, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

2013

Groupexhibition A-line, at gallery Judy Straten, Horst, the Netherlands.

Groupexhibition WOW at Gallery Nasty Alice, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Groupexhibition Wrapped ‘n packed, Art collective Casco Apeldoorn.
Hardanger Filmfestival Norway, screening After Office Hours.

HiH, Holland in Hardanger, group exhibition at Hardanger Folkemuseum, Utne Norway.

Jubileum Utstilling Glød Harding Puls at Kabuso, museum for modern art, Øystese, Norway.
Portraits, groupexhibition at gallery Judy Straten, Horst, the Netherlands.

2012

Hardanger Open, open studio and performance “skrelle poteter med bestemor”, 
at the Hardanger folkemuseum Utne, Norway.

ORD-Kunstvandring Fykse, performance “Heime er der Bestemor er”, Fykse Norway. 

Europetour with CosyMo’s solar cinema, screening After Office Hours

CaixaForum, Madrid, Spain, ViVa collection, screening Campsite Hortus.

Voss kunstlag, Voss Norway.

2011

Casco Film screening Broken Horizon, filmtheater Gigant, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. 

Big filmscreen Tilburg, the Netherlands, screening Broken Horizon.

Casco Re-destination exhibition Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.
Screening Broken Horizon and book presentation of “Drawings and animations”.

Oddstream festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands, screening Broken Horizon.

Expoesia festival, Spain, screening Campsite Hortus.

2010

Hardanger filmfestival, Norway, screening Broken Horizon. 
Gastgastgeber festival Bochum, Germany, screening Broken Horizon 

MOCA Seoul Korea filmfestival, screening Campsite Hortus.

Gallery ATH Ulvenhout, the Netherlands, drawings.
Animayo festival Gran canaria, screening Broken Horizon. 

Europetour with CosyMo’s solar cinema screening Broken Horizon. 
FilmbankTV, the Netherlands, screening Broken Horizon.

Victoria Film festival, Canada. Screening Broken Horizon.

2009

NFF, Dutch filmfestival Utrecht (NL), screening Broken Horizon.
CasZuidas urbanscreen filmfestival Amsterdam (NL), screening Broken Horizon. 
Museum Gouda (NL), expo NL 2, installation Worlds in itself, drawings, Saljoetsilo 

Ars elektronica, Human nature. Filmfestival Austria (NL), screening Broken Horizon.

P.art of your life, Zwolle (NL), installation Worlds in itself, drawings, Saljoetsilo. 

Future shorts Filmfestival, Amsterdam (NL), screening Broken Horizon.

2008

Verkadefabriek Den Bosch (NL), Screening animation Broken Horizon during Filmbanktour.

Filmhouse Lux, Nijmegen (NL). Screening animation Broken Horizon, Dziga Kinoglaz, Nijmegen 
Exhibition at CBK, centre of contemporary art, Nijmegen (NL), animation installation ‘Worlds in itself’ E
xibition, Mono no aware installation at Judy Straten gallery, Horst (NL).

Viva filmfestival, MOca Shanghai China, screening “Campsite Hortus”

Viva filmfestival, Hara museum Tokyo Japan, screening “Campsite Hortus”

Groupexhibition Gallery Judy Straten, Horst (NL), animation installation ‘Worlds in itself’

Kunstvlaai Amsterdam, art festival (NL), screening Saljoetsilo.

2007

VIVA filmfestival Spain, screening animation Campsite Hortus.

Jong Land, groupexhibition, Annapaulowna (NL) , animation installation Worlds in itself and drawings.
Zapping, Graphic Studio Eindhoven, (NL) Working period with presentation of the installation Mono no aware
Telling tale, CBK Den Bosch (NL), animation installation Worlds in itself

W139 gallery Amsterdam (NL). “One; & the other painting”, animation installation Worlds in itself.

2006

Film house Lux cinema, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Screening animation Landscape#1.

Screening videoregistration of my Performance “Earthpower”, during 
Art festival Kunstvlaai 06, Amsterdam. 

VIVA festival, Hara Museum of contemporary art, Tokyo, Screening short film title: Saljoetsilo.
Noorderparkfestival, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. installation Tablecircuit, a community art project with the music-composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven.

Kunstvlaai 06, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. “Performance “Earthpower”
VIVA-festival Huelva, Spain, Screening short film, title: Saljoetsilo.

Youththeatre Nijmegen, the Netherlands. videoinstallation with animations, for the youth theatre, in assignment of, Dziga Nijmegen.