Nicoline van Harskamp studied at the Royal Academy of Visual Arts, KABK, in The Hague, and the Chelsea College of Art and Design, in London. Her works have been presented at BAK Utrecht; KunstWerke Berlin; Kunstraum London; and BMW Tate Live Performance Room. She took part in Sydney Biennale; Eva International Limerick; Manifesta 9 Genk; Gothenburg Biennale; Bucharest Biennale; and exhibitions at Witte de With; CAAC Sevilla; Kadist Paris; Rotor Graz; FRAC Lorraine; and Clark House Bombay. She received the 2009 Prix de Rome award. Currently she holds teaching positions at Sandberg Institute Amsterdam and Kunstakademie Münster.