Mirjam Linschooten (b. 1976, Leiden, Netherlands) is a Dutch visual artist, researcher and writer. She completed an MA at the Dutch Art Institute (NL) and a BFA at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy (NL). Her multidisciplinary practice is concerned with how cultural heritage institutions represent history, exploring tactics of representation and the way memory is constructed, forms of collecting and aesthetics of display. Her work includes installation, film, publications and performance. Her work has been exhibited at institutions nationally and internationally, including Stroom Den Haag, Cemeti (Yogyakarta), De Appel (Amsterdam), AGO (Toronto), Het Wilde Weten (Rotterdam), Van Abbemuseum (Eindhoven), Vicki Myhren Gallery (Denver), the Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver), Trankat (Tétouan), Artellewa (Cairo) and Sanat LImani (Istanbul).
Learn more about Mirjam Linschooten’s "life after DAI" by means of Mirjam's website
Learn more about Mirjam Linschooten’s written MA thesis (DAI, 2017): The Story Called Ethnography: Between Displaying the Past and Constructing the Future in the Ethnographic Museum
Mirjam's 20 minute presentation for Maelstrom Slow Dance, entitled Toward a Futurist Ethnography