Gwenneth Boelens

Gwenneth Boelens

The work of Gwenneth Boelens revolves around the analysis of the gaze. That which can be perceived or remembered, is detached from its common context and translated into spatial, photographic and filmic installations. Her work often focuses on the connection between logic and subjectivity, observation and inner thought processes. Gwenneth Boelens (b. 1980 in Soest, NL) lives and works in Amsterdam. Boelens’s work has been exhibited at MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge (US), Ludwig Forum, Aachen (DE); Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (NL); ACCA, Melbourne (AU), KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (DE) and elsewhere. She attended the Koninklijke Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag (NL), and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam (NL).

Gwenneth Boelens (b. 1980, NL) is a visual artist.



Gwenneth Boelens's Works

While weaving a Liar’s cloth (contact prints)Gwenneth Boelens2017

While weaving a Liar’s cloth (contact prints), Gwenneth Boelens, 2017

Gwenneth Boelens


While reading on the history of textiles, the artist came across a small reproduction of a ‘liar’s cloth’ from the late 19th century made by the Ashanti (Ashanti Empire 1701–1957, present-day southern Ghana).