‘Steps of Walking Figures Through Brittle Earth’

   Celina Vogensen (a.k.a celinda) is Nicaraguan, Portuguese, and American and works with topics regarding migration, nationality, territory, layers and identity in which their (/his/her/zir) personal experience is the main source of their works.
   Although these themes are constant, they are a multidisciplinary and an experimental artist, specially when it comes to working with different artistic forms and medium.


Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/celinda.sos/



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2016 - 2020 - Fine Arts at Hanzehogeschool Academie Minerva (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - Erasmus Bellas Artes at Facultad de Bellas Artes Universidad Complutense (Madrid, Spain)
2017 - 2020 - Honours Programme at Hanzehogeschool (Groningen, Netherlands)

2014 - 2016- Art and Multimedia at Faculdade de Belas Artes Universidade de Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal)
2013 - Illustration Summer Course at Central Saint Martins (London, UK)
2011 - 2014 - Curso Secundário Científico-Humanístico de Artes Visuais (Chaves, Portugal)
2012 - 2013 - Summer Courses (Alternative Photography and Screen-printing) at Universidade Júnior, Universidade do Porto (Porto, Portugal)

*Nominated for the Minenrva Award for Fine Art 2021

Internships and other projects:

2021 - art fundraiser for LGBT Asylum support organized by thepinkcube
2020 - ‘Transcending Isolation’ - an online queer trans art exhibition worlwide on instagram - organized by Nova Ros and Charly Jáz
2020 - Part of Michiel Teew’s trein火车之旅reis performance at ‘sojlo nights #2’ at Lust (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - Tribu de Trueno ‘Intimacy’ Residency with Kara Noble, Bárbara Visconti and Sato Cereceda (San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina)
2019 - Ulgersmaweg Open Studios (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - Assisting Suzan Drummen for ‘Over Anklaar’ (Apeldoorn, Netherlands)
2019 - 2020 - Member at Groningen Feminist Bookclub (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - Co-organizer at Broken Words Festival #3: Spaces at HUL (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - Part of Michiel Teew’s performance a ‘sojlo nights’ at Lust (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - Drag Performance as ‘celinda’ at Glitterbomb Glamarchy (Groningen, Netherlands)
2018 (currently) - PR and Design Intern at Vera Zienema (Groningen, Netherlands)

2018 - Volunteer and Art Tour guide at Marker Manifestatie by NP3 and CBK (Groningen, Netherlands)
2018 - Volunteer at Broken Words Festival #2: Bodies (Groningen, Netherlands)
2018 - Volunteer and Art Tour Guide at Sign Projectspace (Gronignen, Netherlands)
2017 - 2018 - Organiser and Promotional Designer of four editions of Minerva Market at Academie Minerva (Groningen, Netherlands)
2018 - Member and co-organizing at platform Klap (Groningen, Netherlands)
2018 - Group project and Game Design for Honours Microfinance Class (Groningen, Netherlands)
2017 - Intern for 'Modern Nomad'  by Chris Kardevall, Minerva Graduation Show (Groningen, Netherlands)
2017 (currently) - Member of Student Council at Academie Minerva (Groningen, Netherlands)
2016 - Volunteer at Monstra Film Festival (Lisbon, Portugal)
2016 - Design Intern at Samsung Semiconductor (San Jose, CA, USA)
2014 ~ 2016 - Member of Student Council and co-organiser of cultural events at FBAUL (Lisbon, Portugal)
2013 ~ 2014 - Member and organiser of events at Interact Club at Rotary Club de Chaves (Chaves, Portugal)
2013 ~ 2015 - Member and Illustrator at Amnesty International Grupo de Chaves (Chaves, Portugal)


2021 - ‘Kunstsalon IJL’ at Galerie Noord (Groningen, Netherlands)
2021 - ‘ALL INN’ - Fine Arts 2020 graduates exhibition at HET HEM (Zandaam, Netherlands)
2020 - ‘Tales of the Unseen’ - graduate exhibition and Academie Minerva (Groningen, Netherlands)
2020 - ‘Manifestatie JONG IV‘ - Drents Schilders Genootschap’ (Assen, Netherlands)
2020 - ‘Green Lights Exhibition’ at De Loods (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - ‘Values’ at Stichting Sign with BCKL collective (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - ‘The Queer Sleepover room’ at Minerva Koepezaal  (Groningen, Netherlands)
2019 - ‘Walkers/Caminantes’ mural at La Tabacalera (Madrid, Spain)
2019 - ‘Celina Vogensen Solo Exhibition’, ETAT Space (Groningen, Netherlands)
2018 - ‘Broken Words Festival’, ZUHAUSE (Groningen, Netherlands)
2018 - 'Between the Lines', De Eendragt - NHL Stenden (Leeuwarden, Netherlands)

2018 - 'Women's Day', Young Femina - Groningen (Groningen, Netherlands)
2018 - Organiser of 'Behind Art' exhibition at Pop-Up Store in Zernike for Honours Event Management Class (Groningen, Netherlands)
2017 - 'Rolling Exhibition', Art It Is (Buitenpost, Netherlands)
2017 - 'One See' (co-curator and co-organiser), Stichting WEP (Groningen, Netherlands)
2017 - ‘Sem Destino a’, LX Factory (Lisbon, Portugal)
2015 - Group Exhibition, Rotary Club de Chaves (Chaves, Portugal)2015 - Solo Exhibition, Café Santamaria (Chaves, Portugal)

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