May - June 2019
Opening May 31, 2019
Exhibition in Show Window

December 2018 - June 2019
Organization range of window exhibitions for students of the Master Aristic Research
University of Amsterdam.

September 14-16, 2018
Opening September 14, 5pm with a performance of Tribal Baroque.
Group show
Loods 6, Amsterdam.

Opening September 02, 5-7pm
With the poet Elmar Kuiper and performance of Tribal Baroque.
August 23 - Sept 09, 2018
Group show
NDSM, Amsterdam.


May 28, 2018
Group show Artistic Research
Vox Pop, Binnengasthuisstraat 9, 1012 ZA Amsterdam.

NDSM Fuse 2

May 25, 2018, opening 5pm
Open each Th - Su; 12-17pm during the summer
Group show NDSM, Amsterdam.
Showing a video in a cabin on wheels.
May 26-27, 2018; Open studio's North of Amsterdam.

Invitation NDSM

April 24, 2018; 7.30pm
Giving a lecture at Cafe Chercher
Vox Pop,Binnengasthuisstraat 9, 1012 ZA Amsterdam.

Bord Café Chercher totaal

February 2018
Group show Artistic Research
(Details will follow)

December 15, 2017 - January 27, 2018
Working period in Catalonia, Spain
in connection with Master Artistic Research, UvA.

Weekend October 07-08, 2017; 12-6pm
Open Studio NDSM (NDSM plein nr. 77)

NDSM open

May 20-21
Open studio trajectory South of Amsterdam.
Performance. Show window and open shop.

March 28 - April 20, 2017
Working in Catalonia, Spain.

January, 2017
Website design for painter Clara van der Putt.

November 12-20, 2016 (open weekends & fr 18; 1-5pm)
Set#Fenix; Group exhibition in the previous Fenix factory in Amsterdam
on the theme of Urban Development. Each day warm soup and a campfire.

Opening party November 12; 8pm-12am; drinks & music.

September 2016
Working on a creative lightning solution for exhibition space 'de Huiskamer'
in collaboration with Joris Berger.
Opening with exhibition Het Tekenkabinet.

June 21 - July 19, 2016
Working period Catalonia, Spain (part 2).
Residency in Can Serrat, Montserrat, Barcelona.

April 08 - May 19, 2016
Working period Catalonia, Spain.
Residency in Can Serrat, Montserrat, Barcelona.

April 30 - May 10, 2015
Participation Expo Glass House 'Salad Gardens', Amsterdam.

Slatuinen 2

April 13 - May, 2015
Clip Marijke de Vries, Falling Angel, crowdfunding Voor de Kunst.

April 25 - May, 2015
Participant digital exhibition in A-lab.

Friday, February 13th, 2015; 17:00 - 23:00
Participation: Bring Your Own Beamer in A-lab.

Read more about Bring Your Own Beamer (worldwide)

Jiwar Barcelona

January 12-16, 2015
Short stay at residence for artists Jiwar Barcelona.

December 15, 2014 - January 12, 2015
Participation Hybrid Identities at Palazzo Flangini Venice.
International video-art and performing art festival.
Photo reportage

November 19-21, 2014
Participation group show Hidden Rooms at Ca Zanardi Venice.
International video-art, experimental dance and performing art festival.

Weekend November 01 & 02, 2014
Showing a preview of the video-installation 'The Body between Knowledge and Belief' with dancer Suzan Tunca within the Open Studio trajectory Ontdek de Kunst van Zuid in Cinetol Tolstraat, Amsterdam.

September 2014
Participation group show Fort Edam Holland. More information.

Duif Fort Edam

April 03 - 10, 2014
Participation group show at Maumau Istanbul.
With Emma Fineman (USA) and Jane Henning (South Africa).

Palimpsest tentoonstelling maumau

March - April 2014
Working period Istanbul.

Februari 20, 2014; 8-11pm
SMBA with Suzan Tunca
within her studies Artistic Research.
SMBA; Rozenstraat 59, 1016 NN Amsterdam; 020 422 0471

February, 08, 2014; 8pm-midnight.
Participation The Cumulus
With Joris Berger.
Kunstkapel (Lau Peters), Prinses Irenestraat 21, Amsterdam.
Performances en installaties curated by Jaap Pieters and Lee Ellickson.


April 18 - June 30, 2013
Passage along show windows, Bellamy-area Amsterdam (show window nr. 7)
with the artists of SetNet. Download flyer & map.

Woestijn 1,2,3 from Ester Eva Damen on Vimeo.

Etalage Bellamystraat 1

Ongoing work in progress
Sketch for a City
'Sketch for a City' is a project by filmmaker Ester Eva Damen en architect Joris Berger,
exchanging thoughts about a traveling exhibition space with everchanging projections
responding to the hosting space.


May 17, 2013
'Sketch for a city', with architect Joris Berger
with a concert of bass clarinettist Fie Schouten.
in Kulter. She is playing: Schattenklange (1995) - Mauricio Kagel (1931-2008) 11min
solo bass clarinettist and screen & shadow.

December 2012
Amsterdam Dinner Movement platform of small Artists Initiatives in Amsterdam.
Foundation Jetty is connected with this platform.
Presentation during the Kunstvlaai 2012 in Amsterdam.

October 2012
Posters spread during Present your artworld.
Small artist initiatives make each 4 posters to be distributed in MUPI s in the city of Amsterdam.

June 2012
Nomination Filmhuis Den Haag with an idea for a video installation
Jungle stories during Workspace 12.


June 12 - July 02, 2012
Sketch for a City IV.
'Artwalk' along show windows Kunsttraject with SetNet.

Schets voor een stad

Participation 'Notations' Amsterdam
(collaboration between imgage and sound).

A fire called home
'A fire called home' (DV; 2010), projections on floor and wall after a stay with the Bedouins.
Video installation in 'Crossfire' Amsterdam. Synopsis

Thee met YidMan met kameel

(S8/DV; 2009) Film installation in 'Crossfire' Amsterdam, dance fragments (four within one screen) in a space with pillars. Composers Christina Viola Oorebeek and Calliope Tsoupaki were providing short music fragments to be heard in different corners of the space. This installation was also shown in 'Kulter' Amsterdam with live performance of Angela Kohnlein. Synopsis

Angela in Kulter

'Nilpoint, a vertical exhibition', 2004-06 with landschape architect Joram Schaap, a website about the experience of landscape.

Het Eeuwige Lichaam
Film installation (S8/DV; 2004-05) within 'the Eternal Body'; in Rome and Utrecht with visual artist Anook Visser and philosopher Erik Hagoort, with electronic music of Andrew Smith.

Eeuwige Lichaam 1

Dream project
Film installation; S8; 2000
8 Short S8 film loops projected on a black wall, viewed through holes. Open Studio Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten and Kriterion, Amsterdam.

Droomproject 1 Droomproject 2

De Verloren Zaak
'De Verloren Zaak' ('the Lost Case') was leaving a trail of objects and happenings. In the super market, in the tram, on the street. Left alone the work of artists went its own way, dependant to the attention of the eventual passer-by. Synopsis

Stichting 'la Jetee' (Foundation Jetty) stimulates cross-over projects. Monthly a course in Text writing for artists is taking place. The foundation is organizing dinners with women of different disciplines under the name 'Sub Rosa'. Fragile new plans are exchanged. The foundation is inviting a visual artist on a regualar basis to make a work in the show window, relating to the street.