Poorly prepared and through the use of many different materials, Dick Verdult elaborately explained those things that move him to tears in doing whatever he can’t resist doing.
Over Dick Verdult: Verdult’s (1954, Netherlands) work encompasses film, performance, graphics, drawing, radioshows, text and music. Verdult has produced many independent films, worked as a filmmaker and editor for VPRO television, in addition to founding several art groups, including the IBW (Instituut voor Betaalbare Waanzin / Institute for Affordable Lunacy)) and Festicumex, (a festival for a non-existent music genre).
As a visual artist and musician in the experimental Cumbia music, he has acquired a cult status, well known by the name of Dick El Demasiado, especially in South America, Russia and Japan.
Recently Verdult has had solo shows in the Van Abbe Museum, at Annet Gelink Gallery, Museo El Chopo in Mexico and he represented The Netherlands at the Gwangju Biennial.
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