Gwen van der Zwan

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Gwen van der Zwan is a Dutch, Amsterdam based multi-disciplinary artist and writer. Recurring themes in her work include physicality, madness, absurdity of existence, technology and animal suffering.

She studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and at the University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht and now works as a writer and photographer for platforms like VICE, The Next Web and the Humanist Society.

In the month of April 2019 Gwen is an artist-in-residence at Mediamatic. She developed different projects at Mediamatic, among which Het Eten van Mensen and Finally Free.