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Evi Olde Rikkert lives and works between the Netherlands and Italy. She holds an MFA in Site Specific art (InSitu) from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (BE) and a BA in Fashion Design from Polimoda in Florence (IT).

She currently co-hosts a digital seminar series called Planetary Patchwork together with art historian Vera-Simone Schulz(IT) and architect Nicole Remus(UG) and a weekly film club, called Rainbow Cine Club, with Giovanni Pietracaprina at Ass. Progetto Arcobaleno in Florence. She previously worked on the The Cultural Encyclopaedia project of cultural institute ANO in Accra (Ghana). She practised shepherding during a Transhumance to +2091m in Alta Valtellina (IT). She collaborated with the Phoebus Foundation’s antique textile collection and MOMU’s historical clothing collection, both in Antwerp (BE), and she received a grant from the Mondriaan Fund NL (2020-2021).

From Sept ‘22 she will be affiliated as artistic researcher with the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (BE).

Contact: e.olderikkert@gmail.com