11.10 - Globus, group show in Paris, new audio piece

17.10 - 20.10 - Salon de Normandy by The Community

19.10 - >be me - a collection of greentexts book launch in Paris with After 8 books

30.10 - >be me - a collection of greentexts book launch in Helsinki with Variety Vintage

1.11 - 30.11 - Oceanic Sound Art residency in Vigo, Spain

Links to be updated soon.

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26 - 28.5. Libros Mutantes, Madrid

I very happy to announce that I will be giving a lecture in the Libros Mutantes art book fair in Madrid Saturday 27.5 at 17.30. I am also very happy to announce that a special printed version of >be me - a collection of greentexts will be available in the fair!

Libros Mutantes.


24.1. Opening Rabbit Hole, IFFR 2019

I will be participating in an exhibition taking place as part of Internation Film Festival Rotterdam in the Het Nieuwe Instituut.
The exhibition titled Rabbit Hole will open on Thursday 24th, followed by and artist talk in the Meme Café Friday 25th and a panel discussion in the IFFR PRO Saturday 26th.

Facebook of the opening.


20.12 Opening of POLDER III - groupshow in Glassbox Paris. 💡

Aapo Nikkanen, Celeste Richard Zimmermann, Delphine Renault, Ellande Jaureguiberry, Marc Buchy💡

20.12.18 → 10.01.19, Glassbox , 4 rue Moret, Paris 75011. Opening taking place at 19-21h. 💡

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15.12 launch of SUNKEN #1 at Cité des Arts, Paris.

Welcome to the launch of the first Sunken Fanzine co-edited with Jussi Kantonen 🌊 .

1.11 - 31.1 Artist in residence at Cité des Arts, Paris.

I’ll be joining the Cité internationale des arts residency program in Paris for 3 months in the end of the year. Let me know if you’re in town!

Gerrit turns 50, Willem only 28 at Gerrit Rietveld Akademie Sandberg Instituut

2.11 - Gerrit turns 50, Willem only 28 at Gerrit Rietveld Akademie, Amsterdam.

Gerrit turns 50, Willem only 28 marks the anniversaries of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and the Sandberg Instituut. An exhibition and public programme portray elements of the histories and communities of these educational institutes of fine arts, design and interior architecture.

2 November 2018

3 - 25 November 2018
Wednesday - Sunday 1pm - 7pm

Frederik Roeskestraat 96 
1076 ED Amsterdam

For more information: and


The Community: Shanzai, was part of the group exhibition “European, Foreign & Domestic” at Averard Hotel London, curated by @slateprojects.
For the piece we visited Thames Town, an area outside of Shanghai that is a copy of typical British townhouse architecture found commonly in London, including a 1:1 copy of church in Bristol. 
In the exhibition we replicated the room we stayed in and produced a video dealing and a zine with the phenomena.



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curated by Alex Meurice


Averard Hotel, 10 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3LH

9 June – 1 July 2018

open Thu-Sun 12-6pm, and by appointment


Louis Amar et Marie Amar

(Paris, FR)

Amy & Oliver Thomas-Irvine

(Cornwall, UK)

Michael Iveson

(London, UK)

Jack Brindley

(Glasgow, UK)

Marc Einsiedel & Felix Jung

(Hamburg, DE)

The Community

Tuomas Autio, Osma Harvilahti, Jussi Kantonen, Tuukka Laurila,

Katja Luostarinen, Aapo Nikkanen, Benjamin Pöntinen, Sini Rinne-Kanto

(Paris, FR; Finland; New York, USA)


Virgile Ittah & Kai Yoda

(Berlin, DE; London, UK; France)

Ophelia Finke JJ Lincoln

(Frankfurt, DE; London, UK)

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26.4 - Intoto 6 at Fondation Entreprise Ricard.


Smile and be happy because things could be worse, a duo show with Josefin Arnell at Sorbus gallery, Helsinki. 


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White Walkers at Tallinas 10, a group show curated by Kaspars Groshevs in Riga.

23.09 – 22.10. 2017
Documentation / press: 
Echo Gone Wrong

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Friends only: The Internet is Present Part III 

A group show in Gallery Vriend van Bavink, November 25 - December 24, Amsterdam. 
Check their website here ( recommended ).  

The Community - Being-in-the-World

We have recently opened our collective's self-titled space in Paris, in the address 65 rue Chateau d'Eau. 
It's our take on genre-surpassing creativity, with curated shows presenting contemporary art and design. 

Best of both worlds. 

Visit the website of The Community.

Make Art World Great Again / Antwerp Art Weekend

A group show curated by Soft Focus Institute with Marlies DC (BE), Kasper De Vos (BE), Angelica Falkeling (SE), Aapo Nikkanen (FI), Plural Authorship Collective, Susanne Schuda (AT), Sorbus (FI), Yann Vanderme (FR), Sara Van Woerden (NL), LINK.

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Images : Images / Cosmos Carl

A beginning of an archive to last one thousand years (or more), LINK.

3.4 2016 - Never Forget (1995) / Such Gallery Helsinki, Finland

I'm having a mini show in Helsinki, go pass by if you're in Töölö. LINK.

16.1.2016 - Vestibularis / CAC Vilnius

Event featuring: Alex Bailey, Kroot Juurak, Josefin Arnell, Gora Parasit, Jurgis Paskevicius, Alisa Snaider, Monika Lipsic and Aapo Nikkanen.

5.1.2016 - be me - a collection of greentexts featured in media!

10.12.2015 - be me - a collection of greentexts available!

The book be me - a collection of greentexts is now available in Amazon
For more information visit or the Works-section.