Teaching, curating

Ester Eva Damen has set up her own method to teach text writing to artists. On a regular basis she gives workshops, especially for artists thinking in images or body language. Initially in Cinetol and SkyHighGravity studio, these lessons currently take place in Fuse at the NDSM Art City. As a coach Ester gives one-to-one feedback to work in progress. She has coached artists since 2013 to develop their work or find a balance in their practice.

Text writing for artists in Can Serrat (Spain), 2016

Since 2007 she is the artistic leader of a small foundation stimulating cross-over projects called ‘la Jetée’ after the experimental film classic by Chris Marker. She curates monthly Window_Shows in area ‘de Pijp’, Amsterdam. She has curated several exhibitions for example in Fuse, NDSM and curated film programs, for example for Studio K or the Eye Film Museum, Amsterdam.

Ester Eva Damen studied art at the Rietveld academy in Amsterdam. As a director and scriptwriter she graduated at the Dutch Film & TV academy and pursued an MFA at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten. Presently she’s finishing a Master in Artistic Research at the University of Amsterdam.

English speakers are welcome.

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