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is a media art curator and researcher. With an interest in digital culture in all its complexity and absurdity, she explores topics such as networked image culture, digital metaphors, and human labour and productivity in the face of technology. She reflects upon these predominantly through curated programs, publications, and interventions in the exhibition space.

Marijn has worked with IMPAKT Centre for Media Culture, the Young Curators Academy, The Wrong Biennale, CIVA Festival, and Institute of Network Cultures. Currently, she studies in the Erasmus Mundus Joint Excellence Master Media Arts Cultures, at the universities of Krems (AT), Aalborg (DK), and Łódź (PL).

When I Look Through My Browser Window I Can Feel the Fresh Air (CIVA Festival)
Curated discourse programme for Contemporary Immersive Virtual Art Festival (online, 25/02/2021)

From wildlife live streams and the iconic Windows XP Bliss wallpaper to the afterlife of animals on the internet, nature is just a click away. Overly saturated and in full HD, or pixelated and buffering live streams, what kind of new meanings are formed in these nature representations and simulations? Networked image culture brings us closer to faraway landscapes, yet creates new distances to be bridged. More than found footage of pristine wilderness, the nature image is socially and technologically constructed. Bringing together artistic and discursive perspectives, you’re invited to experience nature safely behind your computer screen.

Opening, video-essays, and keynote (re-watch on Twitch)
This is not the Amazon (2019), Astrid Feringa & Jean Baptiste Castel
0 ̊N, 0 ̊E (2020), Deborah Mora
Dawn Chorus (2020), Salvador Miranda
All These Open Windows But No Fresh Air (2020), Benjamin Earl
• Keynote and conversation with Théophile Blandet

Online Wildlife Watching Workshop, Me and my Bears Hanging Out in the Living Room – Sylke van der Heijden (re-watch via Twitch))

Guided Walk, A Fresh Breath of Air – Anna Fink (re-listen via civa.at)

Panel The Nature Image, On Production, Representation, and Networks (re-watch via Twitch).
A conversation with Benjamin Earl, Salvador Miranda, and Astrid Feringa, moderated by Marijn Bril.