Name: Sophia Holst
Phone: 0031 (0)6 81842294
Date of Birth: October 12th 1988
Place of Birth: Geldrop, The Nederlands
BTWnr: NL030463786B01
KvKnr: 58848169


2015 - … upcoming, Master of Architecture KU Leuven, Brussels
2014 - 2015 Academie van Bouwkunst Amsterdam, Cursus Bouwtechniek, preparatory course for the master of architecture
2011- 2013, Sandberg Institute, Master Fine Arts, Amsterdam
2012, Academie van Bouwkunst Rotterdam, Collegereeks: Architectuur-en-Stedenbouwgeschiedenis
2007 - 2011, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Bachelor Fine Arts, Amsterdam

Built Projects

2015, Casa Cuxtitali, under contraction, in collaboration with Steven van Beijeren and Dirk Gonzalez, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
2014, Lamps for CAC kitchen, in collaboration with David Bernstein, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius, Lithuania
2013, ‘Fence’, in the garden of Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam, solo project
2013, ‘Curve’, in the Sandberg Institute, Benthum & Crouwel building, Amsterdam, solo project
2012, ‘Frames in Wall’, in an apartment on the Rijnstraat, Amsterdam, solo project
2011, ‘Drawers’, in the former GAK-building, Amsterdam, solo project


2015, Zenwacky, 'Bell' in the solo exhibition of David Bernstein, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam
2014, Karaoke Police: Great Minds in the Headless Park, group performance, part of To Continue, Notes Towards a Sculpture Cycle by Nomas Foundation, Villa Celimontana, Rome
2014, There are always at least two ways of looking through a loophole, a performance by David Bernstein, Walden Affairs, Den Haag
2013, Double Doors / Dubbele Deuren, part of A Festival Of Choices, Jeanine Hofland Contemporary Art, Amsterdam
2012, Carr, Fortune, Holst vs Hercules and the Teto Project, in collaboration with Ian Carr and Neil Fortune, Teto Projects, Amsterdam
2011, Eindexamenexpositie Gerrit Rietveld Academie, group show, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
2010, One Day Seminar Group, group show, former IBM-building, Amsterdam
2009, Out Now, group show, Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam
2009, Language Matters, group show, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Work Experience

2015, Guest class, Academy of Fine Arts and Design Maastricht
A presentation of studio activities and work to the third year Fine Arts students, followed by a walk finding 'Leftover Spaces' in the public environment of Maastricht

2013 - 2015, Architecture studio: Studio Anne Holtrop, Amsterdam
Selection of experiences: Working on research, design and execution of Furniture Series for Maniera Brussels, Maniera 01 & 02, Office Kersten Geers David van Severen & Studio Anne Holtrop. Research and model making for the National Pavilion of the Kingdom of Bahrain within the World Expo Milano 2015. Selection, design and production of the furniture in Museum Fort Vechten and the National Pavilion of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Assistance in managing the studio.


2014, representative of the Fine Art Department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy Amsterdam within their moment of accreditation
2009 - 2011, member of the Representative Advisory Council of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie
2009 - 2010, volunteer W139, Amsterdam


2016, 'Two Times One' magazine, Issue nr.1 Compression, Text submission: 'The Imploded City'. Published by Jan Van Eyck Academy, Maastricht
2010, 'Out Now', exhibition publication, published by the Gerrit Rietveld Academie


2015, The imploded City, Text, on Paolo Soleri's urban laboratory Arcosanti
2013, Haptic Plans and Optic Houses, Architecture of Hugo Häring and Robert Venturi Master scriptie, Sandberg Instituut
2012, Robert Venturi and his Architecture, Between the Pages, On the Walls and Under the Roof, essay, Academie van Bouwkunst Rotterdam
2011, Het Huis van de Kunstenaar, Bachelor scriptie, Gerrit Rietveld Academie

Prizes / Nominations

2011, nominated for the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Bachelor Scriptieprijs