FLORIAN

/list; Curation, research, writing

Florian Weigl works as curator and researcher and is interested in art and contemporary technology reflecting on society, in collaboration with artists in the development of critical dialogue, artistic reflection and practice-oriented research.


2021
  • Reasonable Doubt
  • Curation; Reasonable Doubt is a group exhibition that looks at the raw reality and tangible effects of technical systems, and the (in)justice inherent in social systems.
  • Techno-Mythopoeia: Spectral Plain
  • Curation; Spectral Plain is the final outcome of the V2_Tryday series ‘Techno-Mythopoeia: Cosmogonic Tours’, where participants embarked on an online journey through different game-environments to re-mythologise the geopolitics and geophysics of electromagnetic frequency in a post-generational network world.
  • Refracted Reality
  • Curation; This exhibition is a collection of works created between 2020 and 2021 by graduate artists from the Lens-Based Media program of the Piet Zwart institute.
  • Test_Lab: Destructive Circuits
  • Curation; Introducing the research project of Dani Ploeger into the use of hacked consumer electronics in Improvised Explosive Devices
  • Verbógen Verbrijzeld (Shattered Scattered) at W139
  • Curation; A solo exhibition of Philip Vermeulen which presents four of his newly developed ‘hyper-sculptures at the W139, Amsterdam.
  • Oxytocina Machina
  • Curation; A VR-installation by Studio VRij, Mathieu Preux, Lucia Redondo, and Zalán Szakács presented at V2_, Meet (Milan) Espronceda (Barcelona) and Ars Electronica (Linz).
  • UNArt interview on with me on future collaboration
  • Interview; Collaborating with Care: Florian Weigl talking about Future Collaboration.
  • DNK ENSEMBLE PRESENTS: INTONA RE-ENACTED
  • Curation; A four-day reworking of Dick Raaijmakers' Intona. In Intona Re-enacted, the DNK Ensemble investigated this unique performance in performance and performative exhibition.
  • Test_Lab: Social Distancing - Virtual Bonding
  • Curation; Online exploration whether and how current technologies enable us to remain virtually connected to each other in times of physical distancing.
  • Performing the Lens at V2_
  • Curation; Graduation exhibtion of the Master Media Design of the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam Performing the Lens: The Choreography, Algorithms and Materiality of Imagemaking.
  • Art and Care: Reflections on the To Mind Is to Care Exhibition
  • Writing; Publication in which we reflect on the curatorial research that has been undertaken in the run-up, but especially during the exhibition and peripheral programming.
  • 3x3 - 2021
  • Curation; with Christiaan Zwanikken, Špela Petrič at V2_

    2020
  • To Mind is To Care
  • Curation; Group exhibition focusing on the act of caring-for. With Ana María Gómez López, Driessens & Verstappen, Nathalie Gebert and WE MAKE CARPETS
  • To Mind is To Care - Who Cares?*
  • peripheral program with in-depth conversations reflecting on the exhibition
  • 3 × 3, Live experimenteren
  • Writing; Publication in which we reflects with the artists on their experiments.
    Conversations with Dries Depoorter, Jeroen van Loon and Constant Dullaart.
  • Martin Howse's Tiny Mining at V2_ (Online)
  • Curation; Tiny Mining is a mineral exploration co-operative and community committed to exploitation of the interior of the human body for rare earth and other mineral resources.
  • WE=LINK: SIDEWAYS
  • Comission; Online group exhibition online exhibition by Chronus Art Center, (CAC), that is
    co-presented with V2_ and ten other cultural organisations. With Jonas Lund.
  • Test_Lab: Of Microbes and Matter
  • Curation; Online exploration in which we zoom in on the lives of microbes and matter and speculate about the(in)organic systems they will collaboratively create in the absence of humans.
  • Intimate Observations
  • Curation; Group exhibition “Intimate Observations”, MUSEU ZER0, Tavira, Portugal
  • Test_Lab: Of Microbes and Matter
  • Curation; On the lives of microbes and matter and the (in)organic systems they will collaboratively create in the absence of humans.
  • Reading (as) Bodies at V2_
  • Curation; Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec’s Reading (as) Bodies
  • HYPER SCULPTURES at The Grayspace in the Middle
  • CANCELLED Curation; Philip Vermeulen’s solo exhibition at The Grayspace in the Middle
  • We=Link: Ten Easy Pieces
  • Comission; Online group exhibition online exhibition by Chronus Art Center, (CAC), that is
    co-presented with V2_ and ten other cultural organisations. With Helmut Smits.
  • Pareidolia
  • Curation; Driessens & Verstappen’s Pareidolia at V2_
  • 3x3 - 2020
  • Curation; with Isaac Monte, Dante Boon, Maud van den Beuken at V2_

    2019
  • 潜在故土 Latent Spectators
  • Curation; Group exhibition “潜在故土 Latent Spectators” (UNArt centre, Shanghai, China) The artists participating in the exhibition explore subjective and natural phenomena through scientific observation and inspection methods, revealing the parts that are not easily detected. 
  • Test_Lab: Graceful Extinction
  • Looking ahead to our planet after the inevitable fact that humanity got extinct.
    With Ivan Henriques, Tue Greenfort and Petja Ivanova.
  • Ghosted Views
  • Curation; Marnix de Nijs' Ghosted Views at V2_
  • Jegens&Tevens interview with Florian
  • Interview; "Stroom Invest Interviews / curator Florian Weigl by Cybil Scott"
  • Sun Tracing
  • Curation; Johannes Langkamp's solo exhibition Sun Tracing (at V2_)

  • 3x3 - 2019
  • with Joana Chicau, Jan Adriaans, Helmut Smits at V2_

    2018
  • Operation Earnest Voice
  • Curation; Jonas Lund's Operation Earnest Voice at V2_
    Test_Lab: Artists on AI
    Curation; Showcase artistic research that's involving artificial intelligence and behavior.
  • The Physical Rythm Machine
  • Curation; Philp Vermeulen’s The Physical Rhythm Machine (at V2_, at ArsElectronica, Linz)
  • For Internet Use Only
  • Curation; Eva and Franco Mattes’ For internet Use Only, is turning the audience into voyeurs of the everyday. Highlighting the contradictory logic of this hypermediated space.
  • 3x3 - 2018
  • 3x3’s at V2_ with JODI.org, Driessen en Verstappen, Coralie Vogelaar

    2017
  • The Physical Mind
  • Curation; Teun Vonk – The Physical Mind (Intersections, Art Rotterdam)
  • A Hipster Bar
  • Curation; Max Dovey – A Hipster Bar (Intersections, Art Rotterdam) 
  • Test_Lab: Function Creep
  • Curation; Taking Function Creep: 'the gradual widening of the use of a technology or system beyond the purpose for which it was originally intended as theme.
  • V2_ at Ars Electronica
  • Curation; Pop-up group exhibiton with Philip Vermeulen, Mischa Daams, Jip de Beer and Ruben van de Ven (at ArsElectronica, Linz)
  • 3x3 - 2017
  • Curation; at V2_ with Jonas Lund, Femke Herregraven, Marloes de Valk

    2016, 2015, 2014
  • The Gig Is Up
  • Curation; Group exhibition about cloud workers and forms of distributed and outsourced labour: the so-called ‘gig economy’(at V2_, co-curated with Sarah Cook)
  • I’m that Angel
  • Curation; Tyler Coburn – I’m that Angel
  • 3x3 - 2016
  • Curation; 3x3’s at V2_ with Dries Depoorter, Jeroen van Loon, Constant Dullaart
  • Studio Plots’ Dromenvanger
  • Curation; Studio Plots’ Dromenvanger (at NDSM Shipyard, Amsterdam)
  • Henk Schut’s Come On Board
  • Curation; Henk Schut’s Come On Board, (at NDSM Shipyard, Amsterdam)