Artist Page — 2 Sep 2020
In the Presence of Absence, the bi-annual show of proposals for the museum collection, presents 23 artists (collectives). This artist page includes a text on the work and an artist contribution.
These types of questions are rarely put to someone who identifies as heterosexual, but will be familiar to anyone with a non-heterosexual identity. The surprised reactions of the interviewees underline the normative attitudes within contemporary society.
Rowena Buur (b. 1990) studied graphic design at Utrecht University of the Arts and continued their education with postgraduate studies at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam. Buur’s work has been exhibited at Albert van Abbehuis in Eindhoven, the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Lisbon, and Melkweg in Amsterdam. The documentary Without hope I have no dreams will be broadcast as part of the Makers van morgen series on 2Doc.nl.