2019 Season III
Esther Hovers (Netherlands)
Artist Statement/ BiographyIn her artistic practice, Esther Hovers (b. Amsterdam, 1991) investigates how power, politics and control are exercised through urban planning and the use of public space. She was trained as a photographer but creates installations in which photographs, drawings, text and film play an equal part.
Esther Hovers has exhibited at GEM, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague; Lianzhou Photo Festival in China; and the National Gallery in Prague, et al. Her work has been published in The New York Times; The Washington Post; M – Le Magazine du Monde and Wired, among other publications.