About Mirjam Spoolder

Mirjam Spoolder (*1974 in Nieuw-Heeten, NL) lives and works since 2007 as an artist in Basel, Switserland. Spoolder stu­died sculpture at the Academy for Art and Design AKI/ARTEZ in Enschede, and Stage-Management at Rotterdam Centre for Theatre RCTH in Rotterdam, both in the Netherlands. At the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW/HGK in Basel, she earned her Master in Fine Arts with the emphasis in Perfor­mance Art. In 2014 she was awarded for a grand to spent six months in India by Atelier Mondial / Pro Helvetia. Since 2016 she works as a teacher Textile Design at La HEAR, Haute École des Arts du Rhin in Mulhouse, France. 

Mirjam Spoolders diverse experiences in fashion, art and theater, play an important role in her work. The multifaceted approach of Mirjam Spoolder takes a charged, metamorphic and interdisciplinary shape. Spoolder is interested in the way we communicate throught clothes, how we deal with fashion and how we respond to it. In her artistic work, she questions the cultural-political dimension of fashion. Fashion as a belief is manifested through clothing. 

Fashion, sculpture and performance art: The multifaceted approach of Mirjam Spoolder takes a charged, metamorphic and interdisci­plinary shape. Spoolder is interested in the way we communicate through clothes, how we deal with fashion and how we respond to it in our multi-cultural society with his huge diversities. In her artistic work, she questions the cultural-political dimension of fashion.