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Paulien
Oltheten

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View of the exhibition SUITCASE ROUTINES, SCENES OF THE IMPROBABLE, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, 2020

View of the exhibition SUITCASE ROUTINES, SCENES OF THE IMPROBABLE, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, 2020

View of the exhibition SUITCASE ROUTINES, SCENES OF THE IMPROBABLE, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, 2020 View of the exhibition SUITCASE ROUTINES, SCENES OF THE IMPROBABLE, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, 2020 Fragment Nuns in a grid, video, Lourdes, July 2020Candle, Lourdes, 2020Square, La Défense, 2017Schaduw, Paris, 2017Still of "La Défense, Le regard qui s’essaye", performance: Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2017Notebook (Krav Maga), Notebook series, 2020NEIGHBORS, Video 3min34s, Stay Healthy, 2020Paulien Oltheten, La Défense, 2017 (trailer)Chair man, a live video edit, approx 35 min, 2014 : Chair man is a live edit of video footage shot in Nicaragua. It shows her repeatedly following a man who carries a plastic chair on his head while riding a bicycle to and from work. Fascinated by this phenomenon – his balancing act – Oltheten continues to film him. Her presence begins to exert an influence on his daily routine, prompting slight changes in the pattern as the man becomes aware of the camera and the documentation of his actions. While searching and clicking through the rough video edits Oltheten shares anecdotes, at other times leaving the image alone to speak for itself. These manipulations create an associative narrative that allows Oltheten to emphasize particular scenes, events and qualities on the spot.   Kapitalism, Video, 6 min, 2016"La Défense, Le regard qui s’essaye", performance: Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2017

Paulien Oltheten

Born in 1982, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Lives and works at Amsterdam

Paulien Oltheten studied at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, and in 2013 she was a resident artist at ISCP, New York. In 2017 she is working at Cite des Arts in Paris.

Performances include: Jeu de Paume, Paris (2017), De Buren, Brussels (2016); Fondatione Ratti, Como (2015); KW, Berlin (2015); NCCA Moscow (2015); Helmhaus Zurich (2015); IDFA Documentary film festival Amsterdam (2014); Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (2014); Vera List Centre New York (2013); De Brakkegrond Amsterdam (2011); SMBA Amsterdam (2007)

Exhibitions include: Where do we go from here, Annet Gelink/Ellen de Bruijne gallery, Amsterdam (2017); The measure of our travelling feet, Marres (2016); Paulien Oltheten & Anouk Kruithof, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (2014); Off Walking, MoCP Chicago (2013); Desire Lines, ACCA Melbourne (2013); It’s my imagination you know, gallery Fons Welters Amsterdam (2012); Walk on a line…, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam (2011); Kitbag questions, Dvir Gallery Tel Aviv (2011); de Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam (2010); Portscapes, Boijmans van Beuningen Rotterdam (2010); Off the Record, Proposal for Municipal Art Acquisitions, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (2009).

NON

NON

Paulien Oltheten

2019

9789492811585

NON is a work in book form by visual artist Paulien Oltheten, inspired by a graffito found in the Les Olympiades area (13th arrondissement) in Paris. The book consists of a photo series and an audio transcript in which random passers-by give new meanings to the word ‘non’ (no). It playfully explores what happens when this compact statement is taken from a concrete wall to travel freely between the social and the political.

Roma Publication

Photos of Japan and my Archive

Photos of Japan and my Archive

Paulien Oltheten

2011

9789056627997

Paulien Oltheten (b. 1982) travels the globe with her camera, casually but precisely capturing photos and video footage of people who are hanging around and tagging along. “Walk on a line” is a compilation of photos and film stills that were recently shot in Japan in combination with images, short texts and sketches from her extensive archive. Through her novel handling of the medium, within the tradition of documentary street photography, Oltheten occupies a prominent position in Dutch contemporary photography and art. “Photos of Japan…” is a book about ideas, about lines, folds and wrinkles, about interstitiary spaces and traces. Whether everyday or absurd, real or stage-managed, the images are above all terribly infectious.

NAi/010 publishers

A sort of Lecture

A sort of Lecture

Paulien Oltheten

2010

9789070108564

A box filled with many photos, notes, some sketches and a DVD of Paulien Oltheten. Published on the occasion of the Lecturis Award 2010 (Art Amsterdam). With an introduction by Hans den Hartog Jager.

The street is the working field of artist Paulien Oltheten (1982). Apparently casually she is looking for those moments of contact between people, things and the public space.

Hans den Hartog Jager: ‘Take a look at the DVD, leaf through the photographs and see: Oltheten displays a universal world that may come across as surprisingly familiar. This box also contains you.’

Lecturis

Theory of the Street

Theory of the Street

Pauline Oltheten

2007

978-90-5662-597-9

SOLD OUT

Taking street photography to a new level, emerging Dutch artist Pauline Oltheten works in a variety of media to explore human behavior in the public domain. This monograph, which explicates Oltheten’s unique process with essays by fellow Dutch artists Hans Aarsman and Tijs Goldschmidt, brings together nearly 100 photographs, video stills and drawings.

NAi publishers