Saskia Olde Wolbers
Saskia Olde Wolbers (Dutch, born in Breda 1971 ) studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, The Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and Chelsea College of Art and Design.
Since the mid-1990s Olde Wolbers has been working in video, combining analogue imagery with first person fictional narration. The videos are shot under water in handmade model sets that are dipped in paint to create unstable environments. In the most recent works the music soundtrack has been composed by Daniel Pemberton.
Olde Wolbers has exhibited widely since 1998 with exhibition venues including Secession Vienna, The Goetz Collection, Mori museum Tokyo, MOCA San Diego, The Hirshhorn Museum Washington DC, The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Tate Britain London. Her work is held in numerous private and public collections. In 2003 she won the Baloise Prize at Statements Basel and in 2004 the Beck’s Futures Prize. In 2008 she lectured for the Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series. Recent commissions have included Seven Screens Osram Munich and Stichting HSL The Netherlands.