​Jasper Coppes

Theory and writing

Jasper Coppes is an artist, writer and film-maker based in Amsterdam. He is a core tutor for theory and writing at the MA Artistic Research offered at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague (KABK).

Jasper’s practice unfolds around the transformation of spaces and in artists film projects. This work is rooted in active field research, and explores the material and immaterial conditions that shape our environment.

Jasper graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2008 and was a fellow at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht in 2010 and 2011. He also holds an MLitt in Fine Art Practice from Glasgow School of Art. Recent exhibitions include, among others, Exploded View’, Ex cartiera, Rome; ‘Calling for times to Come’ ITGWO, Vlieland (both 2019); ‘Cabinet Interventions’, Glasgow International (2018); Pioneers’, archief/RHCL, Maastricht (2018); Rietveld TV, filmhuis cavia, Amsterdam (2017); ‘Flow Country’ Glasgow Short Film Festival, Inverness Film Festival Cromarty Film Festival, all UK (2017); ‘Flow Country’ Kunsthuis SYB, nl (2016);

Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam (2015); ‘Sedimentation’, Platform, Easterhouse (2015); ‘Vertiges’ Le Micro Onde, Paris (2014); ‘All The Way Back’ New Shelter Plan, Copenhagen (2014); ‘Spectrum shorts’, International Film Festival Rotterdam (2014); ‘The Book Lovers’, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA (2013); ‘Nachtelijke dwaling’ Oude Kerk - Amsterdam
(2013); ‘Historico Vagabond’ Alberta Pane Gallery, Paris (2013); ‘Neurath’s Boat’, FruttaGallery, Rome (2013); ‘The Fox’s Legacy’ MANIFESTA 9, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht (2012); ‘There was a country where they were all thieves’ Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam (2012); ‘In The First Circle’ Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (2011); ‘Fluiten in het Donker’ De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam (2011).

Member of the Design Lectorate Research Group 2021

Research Group 2021
Lectorate Design