RENÉE TURNER is an artist and writer whose practice engages with digital narratives, archives, and interdisciplinary collaborative inquiry. Whether working collectively or on her own, her research is informed by feminist perspectives and the entanglement of sites, histories, material encounters, and embodied subjectivities. She has been an artist in residence at Skowhegan, the Rijksakademie, and the Jan van Eyck Academy, awarded grants from the Mondriaan Foundation, Creative Industry Funds, and The Institute of Creative Technologies, and exhibited both nationally and internationally.
At the Willem de Kooning Academy and Piet Zwart Institute, she is a Senior Lecturer. Along with Prof. Frans-Willem Korsten, within the Master Education in Arts program, she taught Critically Committed Pedagogies, and together with Irina Shapiro, she teaches the seminar, Contemporary Issues in Art and Design EAt the Willem de Kooning Academy and Piet Zwart Institute, she is a Senior Lecturer. Along with Prof. Frans-Willem Korsten, she taught Critically Committed Pedagogies within the Master Education in Arts program. Together with Irina Shapiro, she currently teaches the seminar Contemporary Issues in Art and Design Education: Learning with Others. With sessions taking place amongst flora, fauna, and fungi, the course focuses on how educational practices might consider the limits of the human while tuning into perspectives and presences from others, both human and non-human.
Next to these activities, she is a Fellow at V2 and a researcher within the Rotterdam Arts and Science Lab (RASL), a transdisciplinary consortium between the Willem de Kooning Academy, Erasmus University, and Codarts. She is also a doctoral candidate at LUCA’s Intermedia Research Unit: Deep Histories Fragile Memories.
To view her most recent activities, see: https://narrativeresonance.net/