Sol Archer

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Sol Archer (1983) is a Netherlands based artist working through collaborations with professional and non-professional groups, considering the encounter as a space of production. Frequently employing video as an apparatus for producing a doubling of experience, productive of work through collective act, and through the work productive of new collectivities, new ways of being together.

His work has been exhibited widely, including in the Sydney Biennial, Sydney, AU; Rozenstraat, Amsterdam, Golden Thread, Belfast, Northern Ireland, NL; Le Crac19, Montbeliard, FR; Index Foundation, Stockholm, SE; TULCA, Galway, IR; Le Lieu Unique, Nantes, FR; MuKHA, Antwerp, BE; and more.

Residency programs Sol has participated in include the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, NL; Capacete, Rio de Janeiro, BR; IASPIS, Stockholm, SE; Vicinities, Belfast, UK; PHLOX, Huns, NL; AIR Anterp, BE; Het Wilde Weten, Rotterdam, NL; and Digital Art Studios, Belfast, UK

Projects

ongoing

past

This City Will Eat You Alive

embedded long term film research, 

with Household CIC and

mixed communities of place.

Belfast, UK 2018-2020

world building is a collective enterprise

film, 

with amateur K-Pop dance communities.

Made while on residency at Capacete, Rio de Janeiro. 

Rio de janeiro, Brasil 2018-2019

 

 to all the gods,               honey, to the mistress

of the labyrinth,                 honey in equal amounts

performative city tour and collaborative process,

with Ina Hagen, Index Foundation, and the Index Teen Advisory Board

Stockholm, Sweden, 2019, 

to walk around, to walk afar 

three part film installation, 

in collaboration with the Vila Autodromo Community,

Cristina Ribas, and Lucas S Icó,

Rio de Janeiro Brasil, 2019

cartography and care, the multiple village

audio tour, workshops, and hand painted fabric,

with Phlox, Peer Paper Publishing Platform, and the people of Huns,

Huns, Netherlands, 2018

flicker like flames, sketches towards a speculative film

Moving Image, constructed through video and sci-fi workshops

Rotterdam and Maastricht, The Netherlands, 2017

dispatches from futureland

Moving Image, 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2015

the world is already without us

Publication

with text commissioned from Alberto Toscano

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2015

 
death comes home to farm

video

Lincolnshire UK and Rotterdam,

The Netherlands, 2014

the earth is not at rest
episodic video 2013

in collaboration with Frances Scott, 

The Woodmill, and Southwark Park Galleries.

London UK 2013

sol archer 2020