Annabel Howland (UK/NL) Lives and works in Amsterdam, Netherlands.


RADIUS Center for Art and Ecology, Delft. Screening This Entangled Land by Annabel Howland with lecture by Prof. Toby Kiers on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and  SPUN-Society for the Protection of Underground Networks.

Award Winner Mannheim Arts & Film Festival 2022 for This Entangled Land by Annabel Howland (screening in 2023)

Solo and duo exhibitions (selection):

Exhibition of collages and cut-outs at The Frozen Fountain, Amsterdam

Solo exhibition Marking 30 Years in the Netherlands at Losdok projectruimte, Amsterdam

Solo exhibition Durn That Road at Bradwolff Projects, Amsterdam. Lecture & essay by Alena Alexandrova

Last iteration of Producers-Parasites-Hosts in main entrance, VU Amsterdam, part of Get Lost art route 2018. Symposium Producers-Parasites-Hosts with VU Amsterdam Profs Toby Kiers, Albert Menkveld, Katja Kwastek; and Renée Ridway, Alena Alexandrova, Clare Butcher, Simon Ferdinando, Tim Neutel.

Triangulations, sound installation, Het Rode Loper Festival, Flevopark, Amsterdam

Producers-Parasites-Hosts (Den Helder),Het Pomgemaal, Den Helder
Producers-Parasites-Hosts (On Cheating), Pakhuis Wilhelmina, Amsterdam

Liminal Cuts (solo) Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Launch of Howworld.
Drains, Cables, and Cuts, (solo) part of Silicon Fen by Film & Video Umbrella and Norwich School of Art and Design, King’s Lynn Art Centre & Babylon Gallery, Ely, England.

Stay, Futura (solo), Prague, Czech Republic

Lines of Disposition. Lines of Site. Archipel (solo), Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
Expanding Cuts, TENT.’s Curve, Rotterdam Photo Biennial, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Cut Land/Terre Tranchée, Centre VU (solo exhib. & residency), Quebec, Canada (cat.).

Cloudgrids, Galerie Ron Mandos, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Peripheral(s) Hotel New York, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA.
Peripheral(s), (solo) Grafisch Atelier Utrecht, Netherlands.

AIR, Galerie MK, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Resonances, (solo), Pand Paulus, Schiedam, Netherlands.

Valuta/Currencies, (solo) Rotterdam Photo Biennial, De Vaalserberg, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Group exhibitions/projects (selection):


Gegeven Ruimte, Kennemer Theater, Beverwijk. Conceived and curated by Jan Theun van Rees

Gegeven Ruimte, Loods 6, Amsterdam/ Kunsthal 45, Den Helder. Conceived and curated by Jan Theun van Rees

At Altitude, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, UK.

Residu #3, Kunsthal 45, Den Helder, Netherlands

Agora Athens Biennale, Producers-Parasites-Hosts Athens Mix sound piece performed with a lecture on Asger Jorn by Hilde de Bruijn (

Genius without Talent, de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Digitaal? Analoog! Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands

There is No Road (The Road is Made by Walking), Laboral, Gijón, Spain

Kersvers, Club 11, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Tracer, Para-education Department (Annie Fletcher and Sarah Pierce) Witte de with Center for Contemporary Art/Tent. Rotterdam, Netherlands (cat.).
Moving, Artwalk, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Willekeur en/of Het Goed Geproportioneerde Lichaam, Artis, Den Bosch, Netherlands.
Non-Members Only, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Perspective 2002, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Amsterdamse Visite, De Parel bij Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Selective Whole, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, USA (cat.).
Navigation, Adrift at Stubnitz Las Palmas, Rotterdam, Netherlands (cat.).

Landscape Trauma in the Age of Scopophilia, Cafe Gallery, London / Leeds Met. University Gallery, Leeds, England. Curated by Richard Hylton, Autograph ABP (cat.)
Multipel Meervoud, Parel, Amsterdam (cat.), Netherlands.

Mois de la Photo à Montréal SKOL centre des arts actuels, Montréal (Québec), Canada (cat.) Special Mention, Le Prix Contact du Mois de la photo à Montréal
and...and...and...and..., Consortium, Amsterdam, Netherlands (see below).

Computer World, The Tannery, London, England.
Zero Time, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England (see below).

Snapshot Politics, Provinciaal Museum Hasselt, B / CBK Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Permanent commissions / work in public collections:

Bournes, Deans, Bottoms and Brows. Site-specific commission for Towner Art gallery Collection, Eastbourne, England, 2018.

Separated Flow (Between Mountains and Sea), site-specific commission for LaBoral, Gijon, Spain, 2009.

Perspectives, permanent work the central hall of OLVG West Hospital, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2004.

Trebesice Tracks, for Chateau Trebesice, Czech Republic, 2004.

West, permanent photo & glass screen around the central hall and the staff restaurant of OLVG West Hospital, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2004.

Publications (selection):

Gegeven Ruimte, Jan Theun van Rees, Amsterdam 2019
Producers-Parasites-Hosts with essay by Clare Butcher 2018
Residu #3 Cat. Mondriaan Foundation 2015
The Ascender Image to illustrate article by John Upton ‘The Macro of Micro’ in Issue 4 - Soil
Index #2, Australia 2011
There Is No Road (The Road is Made by Walking) ed. Steven Bode with essays by Steven Bode, Sean Cubitt, George Stolz and Fernando García-Dory, Gijón 2009.
Silicon Fen, edited by Simon Willmoth and Steven Bode with texts by Iain Sinclair, Simon Willmoth, Steven Bode, Sean Cubitt and Tom Williamson. Norwich/London 2008.
S.Mag. no. 1, 2007, (Magazine about art and culture on/at sea), ‘Het Zeedelijk. A Turquoise Place’. Satellietgroep (The Hague)
Fjoezzz, no. 1, 2006, ‘Glas in de openbare ruimte. Deel 2’ (Glass in public space)
Kersvers no.1 magazine, Tommyz Toko/Vrienden Communicatie, Amsterdam 2005
Stay Cat. Futura/Castle Trebesice/Netherlands Embassy, Prague 2005
Kersvers no.0 magazine, Tommyz Toko/Vrienden Communicatie, Amsterdam 2004
Perspective 2002, Cat. Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast 2002
Selective Whole, Cat. Parel Amsterdam/Raid Projects, Los Angeles 2002
Cut Land/Terre Tranchée, Centre VU, Quebec City 2002
Landscape Trauma in the Age of Scopophilia, Cat. Autograph ABP 2001
HNY P.S.1, Jeanne van Heeswijk/Artimo Foundation, pp. 116-119, Amsterdam 2001
SKOL 1999-2000 Cat. SKOL centre des arts actuels, Montréal 2000
Snapshot Politics Cat. Provinciaal Museum Hasselt/ CBK Rotterdam 1992


Residency, The Museum of Loss and Return, Italy
Mondriaan Fund residency at Pompgemaal Den Helder, North Holland.
Residency, Castle Trebesice, Czech Republic.
Residency, Centre VU, Quebec City, Canada.
Initiator and co-curator of and...and...and...and... , Consortium, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Artwork for Mitsubishi, Rotterdam, commissioned by Moriko Kira (architect).
Co-curator of and participant in the exhibition Zero Time, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.


1990-92 Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands.
1986-90 Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, England.
1989 Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany.
1985-86 Winchester School of Art and Design, England.