Jaya Pelupessy
Emmy van Lokhorststraat 32,
3544 HM Utrecht
info@jayapelupessy.com
+31 6 13051461
1989 born in Utrecht (NL)

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Currently on view

Manufactured Manual at Centraal Museum
Foam 3h 15 Years of Talent from the Collection at Foam Amsterdam
The Gallery Of Honour Of Dutch Photography at Het Nederlands Fotomuseum

Very happy my show Manufactured Manual at the Centraal Museum is open from the 4th of December til the 13th of February!

If you would like to join me on a visit to the museum you can schedule a visit HERE


I’m honored to be part of the Gallery Of Honour Of Dutch Photography. Go visit the beautiful show : HERE

Study

  • 2012Internship with Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs in Berlin (www.tonk.ch)
  • 2009 – 2013Photography, Bachelor of Design with honours, at the Utrecht School of the Arts (HKU), Utrecht

Residency

2019 Tohu Wa Bohu Residency - Extrapol, Nijmegen

Prizes, Nominations & Support

  • 2021Development Grant for RGB-Birds, Mondriaan Fund
  • 2020Winner K.F. Hein Stipendium
  • 2020Fonds Kwadraat
  • 2020Stichting Stokroos
  • 2019Foam Talent
  • 2017Development Grant for The Studio Sculptures, Mondriaan Fund
  • 2017Gieskes-Strijbis Grant for Traces of the Familiar with Felix van Dam
  • 2017Nominee Paul Huf Award
  • 2016Bijdrage Publicaties / SET - PUT - RUN, Mondriaan Fund
  • 2016Bijdrage Publicaties / SET - PUT - RUN, Stichting Stokroos
  • 2015Werkbijdrage Jong Talent, Mondriaan Fund
  • 2013Winner Steenbergen Stipendium
  • 2013Winner HKU Scriptieprijs (Thesis Award)
  • 2013Nominee Foam Unseen Dummy Award
  • 2013Nominee HKU Award
  • 2013Nominee Piet Bakker Prijs (with Mt.Figure)

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022Manufactured Manual, Galerie Caroline O’Breen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2021Manufactured Manual, Centraal Museum, Utrecht The Netherlands
  • 2021Ikat #6, Duo Show with Nazif Lopulissa, Museum Maluku, Den Haag, The Netherlands
  • 2018The Studio Sculptures, Galerie Caroline O’Breen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2017Srefidensi (film), Jaya Pelupessy & Sara Blokland, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2017Traces of the Familiar, Jaya Pelupessy & Felix van Dam, FotoForum, Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2016Srefidensi en de Vlag, Jaya Pelupessy & Sara Blokland, CBK Zuidoost, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2016SET - PUT - RUN, Foam Cafe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2016Traces of the Familiar, Jaya Pelupessy & Felix van Dam, Foam 3H, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Group Exhibitions

  • 2021Foam 3h | 15 Years of Talent from the Collection, Foam Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • 20214X4, De Achtertuin, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2021Manufactured Manual, Art Rotterdam, Galerie Caroline O’Breen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2021The Gallery of Honour of Dutch Photography, Het Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2020Explorations of Time and Space, Galerie Caroline O’Breen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2019Flatten Image, Unseen Photo Festival, Galerie Caroline O’Breen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2019Foam Talent, Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2019Foam Talent, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, London, England
  • 2019Friends on a different floor, Patty Morgan, KunstRAI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2019Foam Talent, Red Hook Labs, Brooklyn, New York CIty, United States of America
  • 2019Back to the Future, Hungarian House of Photography - Mai Manó House, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2019Foam Talent 2019, Foam Next Door, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018Back to the Future, C|O Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • 2018Unfair Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018The Studio Sculptures, Art Rotterdam, Galerie Caroline O’Breen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2018Back to the Future, Foam Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2015UtrechtDownUnder, Onder Controle, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2014Felix & Foam, de Fotokopie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2016Prospects & Concepts, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2015Mt. Figure #3 Pending, Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2014Grip, 3deWal, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • 2013Little Big Press, book exhibition, Lishui, China
  • 2013Unseen Photo Fair, book exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2013Steenbergen Stipendium, Het Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2013Graduation Exhibition Utrecht School of the Arts, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Publications

  • 2021Eregalerij van de Nederlandse fotografie
  • 2019Document Journal, End of Currency
  • 2019Foam Magazine #52 Talent
  • 2018The New York Times, Back to the Future
  • 2017Kiekie Krant #18
  • 2017Foam Magazine #47: Propaganda
  • 2016Volkskrant, Aanbevolen fotoboeken 2016
  • 2016Unseen magazine
  • 2015Unseen magazine
  • 2015Mt. Figure #3 Pending
  • 2013Volkskrant, Aanbevolen fotoboeken 2013
  • 2013Mister Motley, De Eindexamen Expositie van de HKU 2013
  • 2013Eindwerk, Utrecht School of the Arts Graduation Catalogue
  • 2013Uitzicht, Utrecht School of the Arts Photography Graduation Catalogue
  • 2012Mt.Figure Issue#1 illusion
  • 2011.Unst, HKU magazine

Book

  • 2019Tohu Wa Bohu, Extrapol & Knust Press
  • 2016SET - PUT -RUN, Fw: Books Best Photobooks 2016 (Volkskrant)
  • 2013Another Observer, self-published photo book (sold out)

Lectures & Seminars

  • 2020Lecture, KABK, Den Haag (current)
  • 2016Lecture at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht
  • 2019Artist Talk, Red Hook Labs, Brooklyn, New York
  • 2019A Plea for Failure, Workshop, Camberwell College of Arts London
  • 2019A Plea for Failure, Workshop, Luca School of Arts Bruxells
  • 2018Juxataposition, Nest, Den Haag, curator and mentor for exhibition with photography students of The American School of The Hague
  • 2018Artist Talk, Masterclass BredaPhoto
  • 2016Artist Talk, Foam Amsterdam
  • 2015 - 2016Wingmate, external guide for graduating students from the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht
  • 2015Photography course for Bachelor of Fine Art and Design in Education at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht
  • 2014Lecture at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht
  • 2014Workshop Photography for Product Design at Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, together with Petra Stavast

Collections

  • Het Nederlands Fotomuseum
  • Foam Collection
  • Steenbergen Collection
  • Various private collections
Mondriaan Fund