'Hell is other people' - Sartre
Eva Wijers (1984) is a Dutch visual artist that creates drawings and animations. Her work has a philosophical focus in which form and content are inseparable. She analyzes human behavior in clear imagery that is both profound and absurd.
Eva Wijers completed the Master of Animation in 2018 with honors with the 2D animated film 'Humanoid' and thesis 'Emersive Storytelling' (AKV StJoost Master Institute for Visual Cultures, NL). Ten years previous she graduated from the bachelor of Fine Arts at the same art academy with the 'As If' fiction film installation, which was awarded with the Media Art Young Talent Award. The last years she worked in animation, illustration and installation art and had several group and solo exhibitions. She presented her thesis 'Emersive Storytelling' on international conferences and it will be published in July 2019.
Wijers co-founded artists' collective Nox Ludi and is artistic leader and founder of ZienInNoord; children’s cinema & filmworkshops. She is guest tutor 'research' at the Master of Animation, tutor at the illustration/animation department of AKV StJoost and film- and animation tutor for several non-profit organizations. Next to that she is coaches filmmakers and animators in sharpening their concepts and written communication. Wijers is currently working on new commissioned and independent projects and always open to meet new and interesting people. Feel free to contact!
'What makes us human is our ability to fool ourselves.' - Eva Wijers