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Bram Nijssen (NL, 1981)

Education
2000-2004 BA Graphic Design (with honours), HKU, Utrecht

Collectives
2013 – present / Co-founder, Editor at NON-ISSUE
2010 – present / Co-founder, Partner at Kommerz
2008 – 2011 Designmeister, Editor at hOUTSKØOL
2006 – 2010 Member, Editor at Volksrekorders
2004 – 2006 Co-founder, Publisher at Autres Directions
1996 – 2005 Co-founder, Guitarist at Cockroach

Teaching
2017 – Graphic Design, Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn (EE)
2014 – present / Image & Media Technology, HKU, Utrecht

Exhibitions, Events & Talks (selection)
2017 – DEV9T, Ciglana Klub Ljubitelja Teske Industrije, Belgrade (SB)
2016 – Spread, Zinefest, Sign, Groningen
2016 – The Green Office, Utrecht University
2016 – Connecting the dots, Ruppertgebouw, Utrecht University
2015 – Tribute To The Love Letter, Muscom, Den Haag
2015 – Paper Manifestoes, Beijing Design Week, Beijing (CN)
2014 – Binding Image, Tetterode/M4gastatelier, Amsterdam
2014 – Pucha Kucha / LiveBuild, Tivoli / Spiegelbar, Utrecht
2014 – Geen overzicht, Maurice Bogaert, De Fabriek, Eindhoven
2014 – DW B & De Buren, Perdu, Amsterdam
2013 – 1000photos, Melkweg Galerie, Amsterdam
2013 – Suck Squeeze Multiply, Wolf Aartsen, Das Spectrum, Utrecht
2013 – Ontbijtclub, Vechtclub XL, Utrecht
2012 – Rhizomatic, Inexactly This/Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam
2012 – Language & Art Gallery Tour, Poetry International, Rotterdam
2012 – Herbarium Acutulus, State of Mind, Utrecht
2011 – New! Hot! (C)Old! War!, Gallery 184c, Rotterdam
2011 – Fine Arts, HKU, Utrecht
2010 – Lost & Found, Waag Society, Amsterdam
2010 – New Order, Corrosia, Almere
2009 – Visual Communication, HKU, Utrecht
2009 – Wereldboek, Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam
2009 – Dutch Design Database, Graphic Design Museum, Breda
2008 – Zap-U, Toonkamer, Utrecht
2008 – Unit (De Nieuwe Salon), Kunstliefde, Utrecht
2008 – Art History, Utrecht University
2008 – Photography, HKU, Utrecht
2007 – Stage #1, WEI, Eindhoven
2006 – Utregse Diezijnprijs, Tivoli De Helling, Utrecht
2006 – Mooi Marginaal, Museum Meermanno, Den Haag
2006 – Mooi Marginaal, City Hall, Haarlem
2006 – Beurs voor Kleine Uitgevers, Paradiso, Amsterdam
2006 – Foto Drukwerk, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
2006 – DRUKsel, Leopoldskazerne, Gent (B)
2006 – Mooi voor Weinig, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem
2005 – Beurs voor Kleine Uitgevers, Paradiso, Amsterdam
2005 – Dutch Design Awards, DesignKorea, Seoul (KR)
2005 – Dutch Design Awards, Klokgebouw, Eindhoven
2005 – L. Rhino #4, Amadeus Lyceum, Leidsche Rijn
2005 – No. 19, Beyond, Leidsche Rijn
2005 – RIJK, w/ Rob Hornstra, Expodium, Utrecht
2004 – Nieuw Utrecht, Stichting De Arm, Utrecht
2004 – HKU, Graduation Show, Jaarbeurs, Utrecht
2004 – Avond van de Korte Film, Diogenes, Nijmegen

Grants
2006 – Startstipendium, Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam
2005 – Startstipendium, Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam

Exhibitions & Events w/ Volksrekorders
2010 – Armut Macht Geil Festival, TAC/WEI, Eindhoven
2009 – Blurrr, Out-of-the-box, TENT.10, Rotterdam
2009 – Blurrr, TENT.10, Rotterdam
2008 – International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno (CZ)
2008 – Goethe Institute, Rotterdam
2008 – International Short Film Festival, Dresden (D)
2008 – Cities and Objects, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem
2007 – Pecha Kucha, Club 11, Amsterdam
2007 – Web Biennial, Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum (TR)
2007 – UrbanFestival, Of Other Spaces, Zagreb (HR)
2007 – B.a.d Events, B.a.d, Rotterdam

Grants w/ Volksrekorders
2008 – Royal Netherlands Embassy Berlin, Germany
2007 – Royal Netherlands Embassy Zagreb, Croatia

Shows w/ Cockroach (selection)
2012 – (reunion) Punxpicnic, Melderslo
2011 – (reunion) R’R Fest, Perron 55, Venlo
2008 – (reunion) Play Fast or Don't, Hradec Králové (CZ)
2006 – (reunion) 10 Years Mihoen!, ACU, Utrecht
2005 – Trashfest, Het Podium, Hoogeveen
2005 – Villa Amalias, Athens (GR)
2005 – Biologiko, Thessaloniki (GR)
2005 – Thrash Night, AZ, Mülheim (D)
2004 – Skandál, Ziar n. Hronom (SK)
2004 – Play Fast or Don’t, Pardubice (CZ)
2004 – Save the Planet, Zborov n. Bystricou (SK)
2004 – Biosphere Fest, Garáze, Bratislava (SK)
2003 – Alle Dertien Goed, De Overslag, Eindhoven
2003 – Parkhof, Alkmaar
2003 – Tranzophobia, St. Etiënne (F)
2003 – Alternation, Paris (F)
2003 – Wageni, Bochum (D)
2003 – Villa Squattes Dei, Leuven (B)
2002 – Nedertrash in Opkomst, Baroeg, Rotterdam
2002 – Innocent, Hengelo
2002 – Bar en Boos, Leiden
2002 – Thrash Assault, AJZ, Homburg (D)
2002 – Punxpicnic, Villa Friekens, Amsterdam
2002 – Eat Shit Fest, K13, Gent (B)
2002 – Vort ’n Vis, Ieper (B)
2002 – Rotte Lyxkens, Gent (B)
2002 – Eureka, Zwolle
2001 – OCCII, Amsterdam
2001 – G16, Leipzig (D)
2001 – Vymel, Sered (SK)
2001 – Saturn, Trencin (SK)
2001 – Flufffest, Plzen (CZ)
2001 – 007, Praha (CZ)
2001 – Kombi, Nüenchritz (D)
2001 – Rüssel 58, Osnabrück (D)
2001 – Gloppe, Leeuwarden
2001 – Thrashfest, Soho, Leuven (B)
2001 – Pandomaniax, Villa Vendex, Maastricht
2000 – Papirna, Praha (CZ)
2000 – Raka, Banksa Bystrica (SK)
2000 – Bunker, Bratislava (SK)
2000 – Stodola, Trebisov (SK)
2000 – ACU, Utrecht
2000 – X-Treem Fest, Poortgebouw, Rotterdam
1999 – Vacadefabriek, Den Bosch
1999 – Onderbroek, Nijmegen
1998 – Punxpicnic, Melderslo

Clients (selection)
– 5F10, Amsterdam
– 800woorden.nl, Utrecht/Den Haag
– Bram van Woudenberg, Amsterdam
– Boekenplan, Maastricht
– CBK Noord-Holland, Haarlem
– CBKU, Utrecht
– CG-Raad Nederland, Utrecht
– Club Guy & Roni & NNT, Groningen
– Corpus (EU)
– Corrosia, Almere
– Daily Milk, Rotterdam
– Deelgemeente Charlois, Rotterdam
– Dental Bauer Nederland, Den Bosch
– Dennis Kersten, Amsterdam
– Deutschlernen, Schiedam
– Dietsche Warande & Belfort, Leuven (BE)
– Dingo Production, New York (US)
– Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn (EE)
– Exhibitionist.nl, Rotterdam
– Expodium, Utrecht
– Foam, Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam
– Galerie Mirta Demare, Rotterdam
– Gemeente Utrecht / Beyond
– Gerbrand Burger, Amsterdam
– HKU, Utrecht
– If I Can’t Dance, Amsterdam
– Ine Gevers, Utrecht
– Jap Sam Publishers, Heijningen
– KesselsKramer, Amsterdam
– Lieke Timmermans, Utrecht
– Manifesto NYC, New York (US)
– Maurice Bogaert, Amsterdam
– MijnVerhaal, Zwolle
– Molendijk & Van der Made, Amsterdam
– NAi Publishers, Rotterdam
– Niet Normaal Foundation, Utrecht
– Norvell Jefferson, Baarn
– P/////AKT, Amsterdam
– Performance Platform, Amsterdam
– Performance Studies international (US)
– Quoc Thang, Amsterdam
– Reitse de Vries, Blesdijke
– Rikkert Paauw, Utrecht
– Rob Hornstra, Utrecht
– Poetry International, Rotterdam
– Rotterdam Vakmanstad
– Stichting Amsterdam 2013
– Stichting Roots Alive, Nijmegen
– Stichting Weerdruk, Amsterdam
– Theater Kikker, Utrecht
– Theatre Studies & Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht
– Tresoar, Leeuwarden
– Utrecht University
– Universiteitsmuseum Utrecht
– Vandejong, Amsterdam
– Veenman Publishers, Rotterdam
– Vesselina Nikolaeva, Utrecht/Sofia (BG)
– Vlisco, Amstelveen
– Volksvlijt, Amsterdam
– Vroeg®, Haarlem
– Wandschappen, Rotterdam
– WEI, Eindhoven

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