Sjoerd Westbroek is an artist with a practice that involves exhibition making, teaching and collaborating. He holds a BA of Fine Art in Education from ArtEZ Arnhem and an MA Fine Art from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam and the University of Plymouth (UK).
In 2013 he was a resident at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht (NL) to work on the research project Exercising Hesitation, exploring the possibilities of hesitation as an artistic and educational strategy within a larger realm of cultural production. Recent projects include the exhibition The Building a Pedantry of Lines at the Jan van Eyck Academie and Pick up this book, an installation and publication for the exhibition If Mind Were All There Was, at Kunstverein Göttingen (DE). He is a founding member of the artist initiative ADA (Area for Debate and Art), based in Rotterdam. He also works as a teacher at the Teacher Training Programme of the Willem de Kooning Academie Rotterdam, where he tutors courses in art theory, visual practice and philosophy. Sjoerd Westbroek is graduation supervisor and teaches the Self Directed Research program.