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Remko Scha:
Selected Installations and Exhibitions



Park Middelheim, Antwerp. Temporary Solo Show.

AOR, Eindhoven. Collages, paintings, readymades.


Kunstmarkt, Eindhoven, April 30. Polychrome Summer Collection '66.

Persepolis, Utrecht. Installation/performance in conjunction with a concert by Willem Breuker's Orkest '66.


Kunstmarkt, Eindhoven, April 30. "Eat Art" (painted fruits). Also: Remnants of last year's Polychrome Summer Collection, smashed by Han Bennink during the Persepolis concert.

Provo Cinema, Amsterdam. Installation: Rope Connections.

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Installation: Rope Connections.


"Keuze '68", Noord-Brabants Museum, Den Bosch. Non-art exhibition (three identical readymade interiors from a furniture store), with Paul Panhuysen and Johan Lennarts. Accompanied by a manifesto explaining that the exibited objects had no artistic pretence whatsoever, and were merely "taking up space which would otherwise be taken up by art".


Retrospective Exhibition "Remko Scha 1948-1965", as part of the theatre event "Situations and Cryptostructures", Stadsschouwburg Eindhoven, December 19. Most of the exhibited works were taken home by members of the audience. The rest was thrown out with the garbage.


VII Biennale de la Jeunesse, Parc Floral, Bois de Vincennes, Paris. Installation: "Receptive Situation" (with Paul Panhuysen and others). Exhibition: Pieter Boersma's photo-documentation of Remko Scha's "Rope Connections" (1966/1967).


Jack Visser Gallery, Amsterdam. Installation: "The Machines."

De Vleeshal, Middelburg. Installation: "The Machines."

Corps de Garde, Groningen. Installation: "The Machines" (Guitar Mural # 1).


Apollohuis, Eindhoven. Installation: "The Machines". Exhibition: Machine Drawings.


Pulitzer Art Gallery, Amsterdam. Installation: "The Machines". Exhibition: Machine Drawings.


New Langton Arts, San Francisco. Installation: "The Machines".


The Knitting Factory, New York. Installation: "The Machines".


"Anti Qua Musica", Haags Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag. Installation: "The Machines".


Galerie Geert Schriever, Amsterdam. Installation: "The Machines". Exhibition: Machine Drawings.

"The Synthetic Dimension", De Zonnehof, Amersfoort. Installation: "The Machines".

Non-Stop Architecture. Haagse Kunstkring, Den Haag. Output by Artificial.Mac and Drawings by The Machines.


Galerie Van Rijsbergen, Rotterdam. Artificial.Mac: output exhibit and installation with monitor-screen. Drawings by The Machines.

Cologne. Artificial.Mac: output exhibit and installation with monitor-screen.


Mind the Gap, Galerie Voges und Deisen, Frankfurt. Artificial.Mac: output exhibit and installation with monitor-screen.

Tools & Tales, Artis, Den Bosch. Installation: Artificial.Mac with monitor-screen, laser-printer output, and recitation of the program text by Huge Harry.

Galerie Acud, Berlin. Output and live demo by Artificial.Mac.

Neonatuur, Kunstpassage, Den Haag. Artificial.ACAD: Hardcopy exhibit and installation with monitor-screen.


Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede. Fotobiennale 1995. "Obsessions. From Wunderkammer to Cyberspace." Artificial.PC: Exhibit of formulas and output, and installation with 2 monitor-screens.

Art and Image, Grote Kerk, Den Haag. Artificial.ACAD: Hardcopy exhibit.

De Haagse Beek Herzien. Stroom, Den Haag. Group show including an installation with the CD Pomp Pump by Remko Scha and Van Lagenstein.


Wereld je bent een gelukkig woord. Watou, Belgium. A poem by Kees Ouwens is read by Dr. Dennis, as part of an installation by Aernout Mik.

Tekeningen, Gallery "Singel 74", Amsterdam. Artificial.PC: Installation with monitor-screen.


Automobiliteit, De Veemvloer, Amsterdam. Installation: Artificial.PC with monitor-screen and Artificial Music.

KunstRAI, Amsterdam. The Varieties of Human Facial Expression (12 bits version). Video installation. (With Arthur Elsenaar.)

Cassata, Art Gallery Outline, Amsterdam. Artificial.PC: Output exhibition.


"Mu", Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam. Installation: "No Guitars."

'Nomadisch Paviljoen', City Hall, Den Haag. Installation: Artificial.PC on 8 synchronized monitors.

Agent Radio: Installation with continuous live radio broadcast. (Automatic mix of sound files gathered at random from the Internet.) Niggendijker Gallery, Groningen. (With Arthur Elsenaar.)

Algorithmix I. Installation with continuous radio broadcast. (Automatic electro-acoustic composition, created by a random algorithmic mix of 16 live radio signals.) Niggendijker Gallery, Groningen.

"", De Appel, Amsterdam. The Varieties of Human Facial Expression (12 bits version). Video installation. (With Arthur Elsenaar.)


Hommage aan Johan Lennarts, De Beyerd, Breda. Continuous Random Art Generation by Artificial.PC. (Data Projection.)

Agent Radio. Installation at De Appel, Amsterdam: FM transmitter and 20 radio receivers. (With Arthur Elsenaar.)

Agent Radio. Installation at De Waag, Amsterdam: FM transmitter. (With Arthur Elsenaar.)

Radio DOM  102.3 FM.
Radio broadcast installation. Dom Tower, Utrecht. (Exhibition Panorama 2000, organised by the Centraal Museum.) (With Arthur Elsenaar.)


Temporary Branch Office Rotterdam of the IAAA. TENT., Rotterdam. Installation: Artificial (40 monitors); The Machines; The Solenoids.

Kiborg 1, 6th International Computer Arts Festival, Maribor / Ljubljana, Slovenia, The Varieties of Human Facial Expression (12 bits version). Video installation. (With Arthur Elsenaar.)


"Dialogue": Audio-installation. Stubnitz / Las Palmas, Rotterdam. (With Arthur Elsenaar.)

Universiteitsmuseum Utrecht. The Varieties of Human Facial Expression (12 bits version). Video installation. (With Arthur Elsenaar.)


"Artificial meets Rik van Iersel." Mu, De Witte Dame, Eindhoven. Artificial.PC: Installation with several monitors.


"Alternate." Exhibition at De Vleeshal, Middelburg. Première of "Vazen 1.0" by Jos de Bruin and Remko Scha.

"News from home." Exhibition at The Annex, New York. Arthur Elsenaar & Remko Scha: Audio-installation with Agent Radio.


"Artware 3." ICPNA, Lima, Peru. Digital Art Exhibition, featuring Harold Cohen, Herbert Franke, the Institute of Artificial Art Amsterdam, Leonel Maura, Casey Reas and Umberto Roncoroni. The IAAA presented four different projects: Machine Drawings; "Virtual Drawing Machine" (video tape from the project "Living Concepts" by Jochem van der Spek); Artificial.Mac. (output prints); Artificial.PC (video tape).

"Passages." June 25 - September 18, 2005. Bos van Ypeij (Park Vijversburg), Tytsjerk, the Netherlands. Exhibition curated by Cor Wetting. Including the multi-media-installation "Algorithmix #6" by Jos de Bruin and Remko Scha. Also: Felix Hess, Vincent Icke, Kenneth Snelson and others.


"Tussen Prefab en Artificial." ABC Architectuurmuseum, Haarlem. About the algorithmic approach to architectural design, as demonstrated in various projects by Archipel Ontwerpers and the IAAA. Including scale models and video-renderings by Archipel Ontwerpers; video-recordings of Artificial.PC; live demo by Vazen 2.0; wallpaper designed by Vazen 2.0; live demo by Artificial.ACAD.

"Brains Unlimited." November 3, 2006 - January 7, 2006. Scheltema, Leiden. Exhibition including "The Varieties of Human Facial Expression (12 bits version)" by Arthur Elsenaar and Remko Scha. Also: work by Merijn Bolink, Toine Horvers, Rembrandt van Rijn and others.


"Electric Lab." Exit Art, New York. Group show about electricity, including a new video installation ("Resonance") by Arthur Elsenaar and Remko Scha.

"Logic Unfettered: European and American Abstraction Now." Mondriaanhuis, Amersfoort. Group show curated by Juliette Kennedy, including drawings by "The Machines", painting by Bob Bonies, installations by Fred Sandback.

"De verbeelding aan de macht - Het Apollohuis." Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. Documentary exhibition about an art & music venue in Eindhoven, created in 1980 by Remko Scha & Paul Panhuysen.


"Unfinished Business." Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria. Survey of new developments in Dutch abstract art. Including Remko Scha (algorithmic audio-installation "Spoken"), Driessens & Verstappen, Jan Robert Leegte, Peter Luining, Jan van der Ploeg, Jochem van der Spek, Jan Maarten Voskuil.

"Deep Screen. Art in Digital Culture." Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Survey of contemporary developments in and around digital art in the Netherlands, including Arthur Elsenaar & Remko Scha (video installation Face Shift), Mark Bain, Pierre Bastien, Driessens & Verstappen, JODI, Geert Mul, Marnix de Nijs & Edwin van der Heide, Gert-Jan Prins, Roland Schimmel, Jochem van der Spek, Jasmijn Visser.

"Drawing Machines / Machine Drawings." Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam. Mechanical and digital drawing processes by Remko Scha en Jochem van der Spek.

“Contemporary Art in the Post-Biological Age.” International Exhibition at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Kaliningrad, Russia. Video installation Morphology/FaceShift by Arthur Elsenaar and Remko Scha.

MediaArtLab Center for Art and Culture, Moscow. Exhibition in conjunction with the Third Moscow Biennial of Contemporary Art. Video installation Morphology/FaceShift by Arthur Elsenaar and Remko Scha.


"Bewogen Beweging." Open Stal, Oldeberkoop. Group show including drawings by "The Machines".



For more exhaustive lists and more detailed information, consult the documentation about specific projects, accessible through the home page of the Institute of Artificial Art Amsterdam.