Charl Landvreugd, Paramaribo, 1971, lives and works in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Landvreugd is an artistic researcher, writer, and curator working on mapping a continental European artistic environment that emerges from migrant aesthetics. His PhD dissertation at the Royal College of Art in London looked at Dutch Afro citizenship and belonging and how this is expressed in contemporary art.
He holds an MA in Modern Art/Critical Theory from Columbia University, New York, and a BA in Fine Art/History of Art (joint hons.) from Goldsmiths University of London, London.
Landvreugd is a research fellow at BAK (Basis voor Actuele Kunst (2018-2019), Utrecht) and has been a fellow at the van Abbemuseum (Deviant Practice, 2017-2018) and the Tholenaar van Raalte at the Research Center for Material Culture (2015-2016). Next to that he advised the Raad voor Cultuur (Dutch Council for Culture) and was an advisor to the Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst among other activities.
Charl is the core tutor at the Masters Institute of Visual Cultures AKV| St. Joost and is a regular tutor at Dutch art academies.
Landvreugd is a member of the Akademie van Kunsten (Dutch Society of the Arts ).
His work has been published by: Open Arts Journal (UK), Small Axe Magazine (USA), ARC Magazine (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL), CBK Rotterdam (NL) , Uprising Art (FR), NRC Handelsblad (NL), De Ware Tijd (SR), KIT Publishers (NL), Dominion of New York NY (USA), KadE Amersfoort (NL), De Unie Rotterdam (NL), TENT Rotterdam (NL), Volkskrant (NL), HYCIDE Magazine (USA), Metropolis M (NL), Antilliaans Dagblad (CW), and NTR Kunststof (NL), among others.
Over the years generously Supported by:
Mondriaanfonds NL, Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst NL, Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (Fellow) NL, Mullerfonds NL, Genootschap Noorthey NL, Royal College of Art UK, Fulbright Foundation (Fellow) NL/USA, Columbia University USA