OLIVIA D’CRUZ

Olivia D’Cruz is an artist from Goa, currently living in The Netherlands. Her work is centered around ecology and the lives of humans and non-humans. She tells stories through the combination of fiction and documentary. She works with video, animation, drawing and sculpture, and is a fan of cooking and collaboration.  


Exhibitions
2023











2022





2021








2020

















2019


2018


Nocturnal Voices (Museum Nacht Friesland)
Tropische Kas, Beetsterzwaag

final presentation residency: Water Witching
Kunsthuis SYB, Beetsterzwaag

A House To Inherit: Postcards From The Future
Tschumi Pavilion, Groningen

In the Courtroom with Rocks: Playground
Oerol, Terschelling

Carriers 
Kunsthuis Syb, Beesterzwaag

In the Courtroom with Rocks
Galerie Noorderlicht, Groningen

Jong en Veelbelovend
Villa Mondriaan, Winterswijk

Kunstsalon IJL
Galerie Noord, Groningen

Art Away
ZIP, Groningen

The Parliament of Things
NEMO, Amsterdam

De Kunst van het Zorgen
UMCG, Groningen

Tales of the Unseen
Academy Minerva, Groningen

Earths Nipples
ORKZ Art, Groningen

Covid-19 Exhibition
Gallery Forma Aktua, Groningen

In Loving Memory 2018 0.8°C
Sign gallery, Groningen

Leven als Museum
Literatuur Museum, The Hague

Shaky Grounds Festival
Academy Minerva, Groningen

Illustratie57
Academy Minerva, Groningen


Workshops
2022


2021


2020


2019



Games from home
Animation workshop, Asylum Seekers’ Centre, Delfzijl

Het Vogelnest
Pixilation workshop, Cinekid Festival, Rotterdam & Nijmegen

Onderwater Beestjes
Stop-motion workshop, Asylum Seekers’ Centre, Emmen

Puppet-up
Stop-motion workshop, Academy Minerva, Groningen

Puppet-up
Stop-motion workshop, Thinkering, Goa


Education

2020


2016

BA illustration and animation, cum laude
Academy Minerva, Groningen

Foundation in Design
Indian Institute of Art and Design, Delhi


Awards

2022


2020

Sybren Hellinga Kunstprijs
Shortlist 

Academy Minerva Artistic Research Prize
Winner


Internships

2019

Stop-motion department intern
Studio Eeksaurus, Mumbai
http://studioeeksaurus.com/

Set and prop intern
The Rumour Mill Film, Matlock
http://www.therumourmillfilm.co.uk/