press release

Ola Vasiljeva
9 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017

Galerie Fons Welters is proud to present Ola Vasiljeva in the Front Space of the gallery. Vasiljeva (1981, Lithuania) lives and works in the Hague.

Recent solo exhibitions include: Gold Is the Metal With the Broadest Shoulders, Supportico Lopez, Berlijn, 2017; Zefiro Torna, Passarelle CAC, Brest, 2017; You've got a beautiful stairs, you know, Kunstverein München, München, 2016; Coeurtregetour, Galerie Antoine Levi, Paris, 2016; En Rachâchant, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, 2015; The Limp of A Letter, BOZAR, Brussel, 2015; University, Galerie Antoine Levi, Parijs, 2015; Jargot, Art in General, New York, 2014; The Limp of A Letter, Prix de Rome, De Appel, Amsterdam, 2013; Cinq à sept, kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, 2013. Her work also featured in several group exhibitions, including Carpet for a Lord, Supportico Lopez, Berlin, 2016; XII Baltic Triennial, CAC, Vilnius, 2015; Last Seen Entering the Biltmore, South London Gallery, Londen, 2014; What Were You Expecting, Mr. Milquetoast, a Plot?, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, 2014; Fusiform Gyrus, Lisson Gallery, Londen, 2013.

Vasiljeva is the founder of OAOA (Oceans Academy of Art), a hybrid art collectitive which functions as a platform for ideas about art, culture and the representation hereof. Depending on the project, the participants in OAOA transform into artists, viewers, partners of curators. OAOA publishes a zine annually.