Joost Halbertsma
(1984, Wageningen)

Lives and works in Rotterdam

Education
2001-2005 BA fine arts, St.Joost, Breda

Prizes/grants

2008 / 2009
starterstipendium, working grant, Fonds Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst

2005
short-list St.joost Penning

guest & residencies

2009
5 week D.I.Y artist-in-residence, research on art, cartoons and cartoonists, New York, USA

2007 / 2008
guest studio, kunst&complex, Rotterdam

(group)Exhibitions

2010
-Riffling trough my drawers, WEI, Eindhoven
2009
-search in progress #3, lcc, rotterdam
-Art 40 Basel, special selection of artist comic-books, curated by Printed Matter (ny, usa), Basel (Switzerland).
-Version 09, NFO XPO, Chicago (usa)
-Meanwhile, galerie jansenkooy, warnsveld
-Press Harder, Rotterdam (organiser and curator with Marije de Wit and the Player)
2008
-electron 2.0, electron breda
-search in progress, LCC, Rotterdam
-Tactile Tactics, villa Nuts, Den Haag
2007
-Cover-up, Kop, Breda
-half-wit avond, extrapool, nijmegen
-…And the other painting, w139, amsterdam
2006
-Kunstvlaai 6, Amsterdam
-Space invaders, duo presentation, TAC, Eindhoven
2005
-Destillaat 8, extrapool, Nijmegen
-Backstage 2: corporate identity, Trio presentation, Museum de Beyerd, Breda
-Drie tot de derde macht, trio presentation, SBK, Breda
-Graduation exhibition, St,Joost, Breda 2004
-City City, Bang Bang, showroom MAMA, Rotterdam
2003
-W8 Paraplu fabriek, Nijmegen
2002
-Punct 4, Punct Tilburg

Design

2012

-Van Gogh museum - Barabara Stok tekent Vincent van Gogh - Exhibtion design and production. An installation / exhibition in celebration of Barbara Stok's new comic book about Van Gogh. Shown in the library of Groningen, Nijmegen, Maastricht, Breda, Den Haag and Almere. Van Gogh museum amsterdam / mondriaan fonds

-Graphic and Protest, Exhibition design and production. Exhibition design with cardboard. - Electron Breda

2011

-Peter Pontiac: Comix, Hot-Pix and tragix, an exhibition of the life long work of the great dutch underground comic artist Peter Pontiac. Design, Production, Research and co-curator, Graphic Design museum Breda / fonds BKVb

-Wasco Tekent!, installation for the comic artist Wasco, co-designer (with Wasco) and production, Graphic Design museum Breda / fonds BKVB

-Kito's strip-lounge, lounge design and production, CBK rotterdam

2010

-Mooi is Dat!, exhibition design and production, fonds BKVB, OBA, Amsterdam

-IK/YO, exhibition design and production, fonds BKVB, Ficomic 2010, Barcelona, Spain

-Het Dwaalicht- Dick Matena, exhibition design and production, Fonds BKVB, ficomic, Barcelona, Spain

Publications

2012

-Lambiek, amsterdam - a print / flyer / art-work for the oldest comic book shop of europe. edition of 5000

2010

-Sunday funnies, poster, appartment press 004, edition of 500

2009

-With Drawn #0, self initiated cartoon and comic newspaper
-O.K. Periodicals: REPEAT, cartoon, O.K.-parking Arnhem
-Humans, poster, edition of 250
-Crapbook "focus on the future... try not to panic" apartment press 002, edition of 100

2008
-crapbook “the bitter, the better” apartment press 001, edition of 100

2006
-gbh festival newspaper, cartoon, van Abbe museum, Eindhoven

2005
-crapbook “the lost pages” self published, small edition of “a few”

 

Other Projects

2011 - 2012
-Bier drinken en strips lezen; self orgenized serie of evenings about comic-books. Readings, presentations, movies, comic books and beer -Worm rotterdam
2007
-Commissioned work, 7 big photo panels for high school, with Adriaan v/d Ploeg
2005
-Kop Mupi project, various artists showing their work on big advertisement posters in Breda
2004
-“wish you were me” Razor Crusade, animated Video clip
-Commissioned work for woningstichting Singelveste, 36 small murals in a apartment complex, Breda

Film Screenings

2006
-Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht

Press / reviews

2012
"Blijmoedige onzin naast de jobstijding" , de Volkskrant - Joost Pollmann. Review of the exhibtion Graphic and Protest

2010
"Pittig met pen, maf met potlood" , Eindhovens Dagblad
2007
-“kunst met beperkte houdbaarheid”, BN de stem
2006
-Holland Animation Film Festival 2006, catalogue
-“kop exposeert op kunstvlaai”, BN de stem
2005
-“Jubileum expostie kunstuitleen” , stadsblad Breda
-“eindexamenexpo st.joost”, BN de stem
-graduation catalogue, St.joost
2004
-“Bewoners blij met tegelkunst”, BN de stem