PhD degree awarded in November 2018
Ku'bifananyi - On images
Through her collaborative photographic practice, Andrea Stultiens' research project investigates the historical and cultural aspects of photographic documentation within the specific geographical context of the East African country Uganda.
Andrea Stultiens (1974, NL) received a Bfa and Mfa in photography at HKU University of the Arts and AKV St Joost in Breda respectively, and a Ma in photographic studies from Leiden University. Currently she divides her time between the Netherlands and Uganda.
Stultiens' artistic practice deal with photography in relation to understandings of the presentations of histories. Since 2007 her work originates mostly on the African continent and always develops in collaborations with others.
Since 2002 Stultiens has been teaching at Academy Minerva in Groningen (NL), where she was involved in setting up, and and recently started leading, a research group that looks at the use of photography in cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural artistic practices (PRICCAPractice). Stultiens won several awards, among others the Steenbergen Stipendium 1998, Bouw in Beeld Prijs 2009, GiDi Photo Art Award 2012. She exhibits and publishes internationally, with a focus on Uganda and the Netherlands.
Andrea Stultiens gives a presentation entitled 'TURNING POINTS
(IN A RESEARCH ON PHOTOGRAPHS – EBIFANANYI IN UGANDA)' at the PhDArts Conference at the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, Leiden University.
Andrea Stultiens presents an installation of 'Ebifananyi' books, transformed into book circles as part of the ‘Week of the Artist book‘.
Andrea Stultiens participates in the Thessaloniki Photobiennial with the project 'Ebifananyi, the Politics of Presentation'.
Andrea Stultiens presents research into the photographic work of Dutch anthropologist Paul Julien entitled 'Mission' at the Dutch Fotomuseum in Rotterdam.
Andrea Stultiens presents 'Ebifananyi, the Photographers Trilogy' at Photoville, New York.
Andrea Stultiens presents the paper entitled 'Co-creating the City' at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society at Cardiff University.
Andrea Stultiens presents the paper entitled 'The King has been Pictured' at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society at Cardiff University.
Andrea Stultiens presents the solo exhibition 'Ebifananyi' at the Uganda Museum. She exhibits photography collections and visual material upon which the eight publications entitled ‘Ebifananyi’ are based. The publications form the core of her PhD research project.
Andrea Stultiens presents at the Contemporary Documentary Practices research seminar. Stultiens will outline the way photo collections and archives in Uganda form the basis for the method of research in and through the arts.
Andrea Stultiens is invited by Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen to organise and curate Unfixing Histories as part of her PhD research. Participating art spaces are Galerie Block C, SIGN, USVA, Academie Minerva en Noorderlicht Fotogalerie.
In a large exihibition at FOMU Andrea Stultiens exhibits all the photography collections and visual material upon which the eight publications entitled ‘Ebifananyi’ are based. The publications form the core of her PhD.
Andrea Stultiens presents the 7th book in the ‘Ebifananyi’ series entitled ‘Staying Alive’. The book and accompanying exhibition present photographic documentation of the Uganda Cancer Institute.
Andrea Stultiens contributes to the ACASA 17th Triennial Symposium on African Art in the panel Handling/Manipulating Photographs in Africa: New Perspectives in Photography History I, organised by Marian Nur Goni and Erika Nimis with a paper titled 'Beyond the Photograph: Ekifananyi Kya Muteesa/The King Has Been Pictured’.
Andrea Stultiens curated this exhibition that presents interpretations of one of the first photographs made in Buganda of monarch Muteesa I in 1875.
Andrea Stultiens exhibits new photographic works inspired by the body of work of anthropologist and amateur photographer Paul Julien.
Eleni Kamma participates in this group exhibition at Academie voor Beeldende Kunst, Vormgeving en Popcultuur – Minerva. Opening: 27 October, 15.00 -17.30h
With: Andrea Stultiens, Harold Koopmans, Ahmet Polat, Elke Uijtewaal, Herman van Hoogdalem
Andrea Stultiens exhibits her work at PhotoforumPasquArt together with photographer Flurina Rotherberger.
Andrea Stultiens gives a presentation at this conference entitled 'Past and Present places; Evaluating solicited responses to Eng M.W. Wambwa’s situated photographs' and presents the exhibition 'Laten Zien'.
A festive gathering to launch the fourth book in the Ebifananyi series, created by Andrea Stultiens.
Together with PRICCAPractice that is part of the Lectorate Image in Context at Academy Minerva, Andrea Stultiens presents the exhibition 'City Remixing'.
Opening 7 April 2016, 17.00.
Andrea Stultiens together with HIPUganda presents the exhibition CIty Remixing.
Opening reception 3 March, 17.00.
This talk that Andrea Stultiens gives at Photo Kathmandu is a public brainstorm on the way history and photographic documentations relate to each other, based on the work of three Ugandan photographers.
Andrea Stultiens curated this exhibition and expert meeting that is part of the fourth edition of PRICCAPractice.
In the section of this exhibition 'Keep the Best of Your Life' Andrea Stultiens showcases the ways in which Ugandans have presented and are presenting themselves, through a selection of images from the collection of History in Progress Uganda and the work of contemporary Ugandan photographers.
The exhibition Simuda Nyuma – Forward Ever Backward Never (2015) curated by Robinah Nansubuga (UG) and Andrea Stultiens (NL) offers work by nine Ugandan artists and two groups of students, one from Uganda Christian University in Mukono and one from Akademie Minerva in Groningen.
During this exhibition and book launch Andrea Stultiens presents Ebishushani II and III: 'People, Poses, Places – Musa Katuramu' and 'All the Tricks – Elly Rwakoma'.
Andrea Stultiens presents her PhD reseach at this symposium that questions and discusses how artists and designers can intervene in the political domain in an artistic way and influence political awareness. The symposium is held at the Academie Minerva from 10.00-18.00.
Andrea Stultiens presents her PhD research at this conference that focusses on the photographic cultures of the Middle East, North Africa and Asia, undertaking new explorations of photography's past and present.
Andrea Stultiens will speak at this conference at the Research Centre for Material Culture.
The book 'People Poses Places', created by, among others, Andrea Stultiens, is launched at the Noorderlicht Photograllery and will be available in bookstores in NL/BE or online via YdocStore.
'Go Forward' is a work in progress installation that is part of Andrea Stultiens’ PhD research.
On the occasion of the book launch of 'People Poses Places', Andrea Stultiens creates an exhibition by the same name at the Noorderlicht Photogallery.
Andrea Stultiens participates in the exhibition On the Move: Storytelling in Contemporary Photography and Graphic Design with the work 'The Photographer - Deo Kyakulagira (1940-2000)'.
Andrea Stultiens exhibits work in dialogue Ugandan photographer Deo Kyakulagira.
Andrea Stultiens is invited to speak at this symposium that has artistic research as its starting point.
Andrea Stultiens participates in this group exhibition with work made with the Noorderlicht commission, which she was awarded in January 2013.
Andrea Stultiens presents work in this exhibition on Artistic Research.
Exhibition with PhDArts candidate Andrea Stultiens and Rumanzi Canon.
Andrea Stultiens has been awarded a photography commission by Noorderlicht, the international platform for photography.
PhDArts student Andrea Stultiens is announced the winner of the third edition of the "GD4PhotoArt - Photography meets Industry" photography contest. The exhibition at Pinacotexa Nazionale shows work from all nominees.
Group exhibition with PhDArts student Andrea Stultiens