The sensitivity towards language, humour and the banality of the everyday are central topics in the exhibition 7 year old me. Nest shows Wim T. Schippers and Daniël van Straalen in a unique collaboration. In a playful, but serious manner, they attach value to seemingly worthless things. By disrupting existing, albeit invisible codes, the artists throw you back onto your own intuition, in which the anti-climax triumphs.
Doe een keer per maand mee aan een leuke workshop op woensdagmiddag, speciaal voor Verwende Nesten.
Exhibition, May 1 – June 20 2010 Gert Jan Kocken (NL) Ujin Lee and Tom Edwards (Aus) Zeger Reyers (NL) David Rickard (UK) Keiko Sato (NL/JPN) Kris Vleeschouwer (BE) Bram Vreven (NL/BE) Aeneas Wilder (JPN/UK) Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icw Bram Vreven Appetite for Destruction looks at the positive use of destruction. Ripping, crushing, splitting […]
(Nederlands) Bij de tentoonstelling Appetite for Destruction organiseert Nest een aantal workshops, speciaal voor kinderen.
Mattijs van den Bosch Peter Cleutjens Kinke Kooi Wouter van Riessen Daphne Rosenthal Monique Scuric Marcoen Vermeulen In Down to Earth Wouter van Riessen presents his own work next to the work of artists from his close environment. On this evening Van Riessen will converse with participating artists. It is about the ‘reading’ of art […]
Exhibition, February 12 – March 14 2010 Eelco Brand Robbie Cornelissen Robert Overweg Rafaël Rozendaal Oscar Stegehuis Michiel van der Zanden Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icw Oscar Stegehuis Young contemporary artists have grown up with worlds made out of pixels and polygons. In this show six artists present work in which the visual […]
Hans den Hartog Jager talks about the importance of context, the status and name of an artist.
Mariëlle Buitendijk Sibylle Eimermacher Freya Eshuijs Jobbe Holtes Maria Jager Annegret Kellner Mina Minov Maartje Overmars Julie van der Scheer Aldwin van de Ven Franzis Wiese Eleven alumni of the three departments of the Frank Mohr institute have been invited by Leo Delfgaauw. Leo Delfgaauw, former citycurator of The Hague and curator of The Pont […]
Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. In haar foto’s en video’s richt Paulien Oltheten zich op ogenschijnlijk eenvoudige gebaren, houdingen en gewoontes en trekt ze ze uit de […]
The Gummbah cartoon from the second of November 2009: a clown studies an artwork on the wall. It consists of a white canvas with a black stripe. The clown adresses an official looking person saying: “You can’t say he didn’t try his admost stinking best”. It is a typical Gummbah, a sumup of several absurdities in […]
Marijn Akkermans Marcel van Eeden Ruth Gwily Han Hoogerbrugge Ingrid Mol Paulien Oltheten Sebastiaan Schlicher Babette Wagenvoort Bas de wit Curated by Joncquil icw Babette Wagenvoort Notes on Narratives focusses on the role of the narrative within contemporary art. Nine artists were brought together that deal with narrative in different ways. Even though each concept […]
Rene Jansen When invited to query presentation René Jansen proposed to turn Nest into an indoor city park including allotments in which tomatoes could grow, performances could take place and people from the neighborhood could meet and relax. As a result during the summer Nest was filled with earth, grass, vegetables, a mushroom cave with […]
Kim Bouvy Karin de Jong Dirk van Lieshout Derk Reneman Ewoud van Rijn Daan Samson Elian Somers Kim Zieschang Curated by Eelco van der Lingen and Joncquil Even though Rotterdam and The Hague are only a half an hour drive apart the climate and attitude within their art worlds has been very different for decades. The Other Site explored the […]
Floris Schönfeld Michael Sewandono In the video series Gewichtig Wachten (Stately Waiting), the emphasis is on trying to separate a fragment of literature from it’s source and treat it as an autonomous entity. By taking away the context of the rest of the story we are left with a foreboding feeling that something is about to happen […]
Marja Bosma (curator Centraal Museum Utrecht) hosts a talk on the work of Thomas Huber and the relationship between the artist and the curator in his work.
Hans Theys is asked to do a talk on Marcel Broodthaers, especially on his ‘Musee d’Art Modern’ and how this adressed the role between artist and museum.
The symposium deals with the context of the museum, hosted by Leo Delfgaauw (Head of the Frank Mohr Instituut) with Marc de Kesel (a.o. Senior researcher Radboud universiteit). Sharon Oldenkotte-Vrolijk (a.o. Advisor bouwfonds collection) en Nina Folkerma (o.a. Editor in Chief of Metropolis M).
Jan Bokma Curated by Mariëlle Buitendijk Nest is a contemporary artist-initiative with a 400 m2 large exhibion space. Shows at Nest focus on specific themes which are being investigated through the work of local, national and international artists. Nest projects not only look at the artist and his or her work but also pay attention […]
The Importance of: Whatspace Ctrlaldelete Chmkoome Trendbeheer ‘The Importance of Being Nest’ was the first traditional means of promotion that Nest used. From the start Nest used new media and the internet as tools for promotion. For the presentation of the first booklet the space was given to the initiatives that had helped Nest so […]
Ellen Rodenberg , Jip Canneman, Ineke van der wal, ‘t Brand Weer, Michiel Pijpe, Sara Benhamou, Rozemarijn Lucassen, Mark de Weijer, Margereth Doorduin, Maarten Schepers, Arnoud Dijkstra, Annika Syrjamaki, Rene Jansen, Rogier van Neerven, Marchelo Ruygrok, Bram Vreven, Zeebelt, Jacqueline Heerema, Willem Marijs, Danslab, Andre Hoppezak, Loos, Natascha Helmer, Eelco van der Lingen, Marielle Buitendijk, Navid […]
Andy S. Xesdodo Luca Dias Bernard Prins Fred Bierman Borislav Taras Adam West Jasmin Palace D.J. Van der Ven Sarin’s serenity Pablo Chocron Elvis Goeroe Grinwis Dorothy and her friend James Petersen Peter de Beer Edward Budding Dan Judson Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icw Joncquil The eighteen artists in I’m not here range from talented […]
In a Show and Tell all artist from Some Things Are | What They Seem give a short explanation about their work and motives.
Rob Scholte explains, from the point of view of a copy artist pur sang, his ideas about the value of a copy as an art work.
Samuel IJsseling is professor of contemporary philosophy at the University of Leuven.He is known as the living connection between the Dutch language area and the French Philosophers. Samuel IJsseling deals with the different ideas of and definities behind the ‘Mimesis; the qualifications of the idea, the copy, the being and the seeming. is a copy adding […]
Jan Adriaans Wafae Ahalouch el Keriasti Gamal Ez Roderick Hietbrink Joncquil de Vries Nadia Naveau Onno Poiesz A project based on the Art philosophical issue of the Mimesis; the idea that the artwork offers a possibility of creating a new reality by copying an old one.
Is a painter, makes drawings and graphics, is a musician and a photographer. He does not consider his sel fportraits as a platform for his inner feelings but as a mirror that give him the possibility of identification. He pictures himself hidden behind a mask and make up or with the dominating company of hand […]