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:

2018:
Meet Me There – Meet Me Then Nominated for Best Music Video at Kortfilmfestivalen Grimstad, Norway.

2017:
Rett Ned received Honorable Mention 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.


Bucharest Film Awards – Rett Ned winner of Best Music Video.

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.

Videography:



2018 / The Quiet Beauty. Animation with music by Røyst Trio.
2018 / When the Icehorn Blows. Animation, with music by terje Isungset.
2018 / All That Space Between Us. Video installation, animation, with music by Mari Kvien Brunvoll.
2017 / Meet Me There – Meet Me Then. Video installation, animation, with music by 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.
BFA Bucharest Film Awards – screening Rett Ned.
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. 



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 (selection)
2017
Høstutstillingen, Meet Me There – Meet Me Then.
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.