Kim Holleman is a NY-based, mid-career contemporary artist and was a Visiting Scholar and a Research Affiliate at MIT Media Lab with the Social Computing Group (2013-2017). Holleman is an interdisciplinary artist, using an approach which includes: Contemporary Art, Interior Architecture, Public Art, Installation, and Landscape Design. Holleman continues to mount exhibitions and public art projects in New York and lectures, teaches, and works with multi-disciplinary teams.

 

Holleman's work explores intersections of sustainability, environment, design, nature, urbanity, architecture, and aesthetics. Using sculpture, utopian architecture, and public art projects Holleman seeks to create a vehicle for everyday human transcendence over contemporary predicaments as we work towards becoming a sustainable society. Holleman draws on past visionaries, Utopian Architecture and Utopians of all disciplines who affected change in society through their work. Creating spaces for humans of all ages to interact with nature in every place, in every way, Holleman is trying to heal humanity by reconnecting us with mother nature inside the built world.

2021 Time Out NY, “Climate Change-Themed Minigolf” by Shaye Weaver April 2021

Untapped Cities NY, “Putting Green Opens in Williamsburg” by Irene Madrigal July 2021

2017 StoryCorp, The Library of Congress, “A Woman’s Right: The Story Tells It” Interview by Jackie Neale

2016 Creators and Creatives, A Natural Classroom, Airtable, August 2016 In-Habitat.com, Trailer Park v2, Nicole Jewell October 2016

2013 New York One, Live Interview and Follow Up, Stephanie Simon, September 27, 2013 Dumbo Arts Festival, “Kayaking into the Brooklyn Bridge Inlet for Art Installation,” September 23, 2013 Huffington Post, Cover photo for Dumbo Arts Festival Preview, September 23, 2013

Untapped Cites, “Kim Holleman’s Trailer Park for Ideas City in NYC,” Lizzie Boyle, 2013

In-Habitat.com, “Ideas City Festival Livens Up the Bowery,” Lori Zimmer, May 5, 2013
Art in America, “Big Ideas: New Museums Festival for Cities,” Tracy Zwick, April 29, 2013 New Museum Tumblr, Q+A with the New Museum, April 2013, 2013
Time Out NY, “What to See at Ideas City,” Jennifer M. Wood, April 23, 2013
Flavorpill, “Kim Holleman’s Uncanny Valley,” April 18, 2013
Greenster, “Kim Holleman’s Trailer Park,” April 18, 2013
Salty Eggs, “Parks and Reclamation: Florida–born Artist Kim Holleman Builds a Preserve From Spare Parts,” Sean Piccoli, January 28, 2013

2012 The New York Times, “A Nature Park that Doesn’t Put Down Roots,” Yuka Yoneda, section A, Page 20, October 23, 2012
NPR: National Public Radio, Morning Edition, “Maker Faire Celebrates DIY Culture,” October 1, 2012

Treehugger, “Best Trailer Park Ever: Artist’s Converted 18 Root RV Hides a Real Garden Inside (Video),” Kimberley Mok, August 10, 2012
Inhabitat.com, “Kim Holleman’s Terrarium-Like Sculptures Challenge Environmental Issues,” Lori Zimmer, April 4, 2012

ArtNerdNY, “Kim Holleman at SenaSpace,” by Lori Zimmer, April 8, 2012
Brooklyn Magazine, “Artists Imagine Inhabitable Habitats,” by Dierdre Herring 2012 Inhabitat.com, “Kim Holleman’s Trailer Park Recycles a Camper Into a Mobile Green Oasis,” Jessica Dailey, April 10, 2012
Make Blog, “Kim Holleman’s Micro Environments Are Very Much Alive,” Nick Normal, January 16, 2012

New York Magazine, “Critic’s Choice: Kim Holleman In Habitat at Front Room Gallery” Gothamist, “What To Do This Weekend: LIC Block Party”

2011 Inhabitat.com, “Artist Transform Trash Into Eco-Art at NYC Exhibit,” Jessica Dailey, December 4, 2011
New Urbanism Video Series, “Trailer Park: A Mobile Public Park,” Directed by Kelley Loudenberg

2010 WNYC, “Critic’s Pick: Kim Holleman’s Museum of (Un)natural History”
American City Magazine, “ Trailer Park: Sustainable Art Park,” Katherine Donn, Summer, Issue 2010
The Next American City Magazine, “Trailer Park: Coming to a Curbside Near You,” Katherine Donn, Winter 2010
The Dark Mountain Journal, Volume 1, Literary and Visual Arts Journal, United Kingdom Versal, Literary and Visual Art Journal, Holland

Selected Articles:

MIT School of Architecture

and Planning

"In The Media"

Reinventing classrooms for early childhood education

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The New York Times

"A Nature Park That Doesn't

Put Down Roots"

by Yuka Yoneda

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MAKE

"There's Something About

Women and Science"

by Kim Holleman

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The New Museum

Ideas City with Kim Holleman

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MIT Media Lab

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2013-2017)

Projects