24 Jan – 22 Mar 2020

Fluid Desires


Today’s world can be experienced as very fluid. Nothing is fixed, everything is in motion. This hybrid, unstable world serves as a point of departure for the artists in ‘Fluid Desires’.

29 Jan 2020

Verwend Nest


Doe een keer per maand mee aan een leuke workshop op woensdagmiddag, speciaal voor Verwende Nesten.

30 Jan – 22 Mar 2020



This winter Nest and the Electriciteitsfabriek present VOLTA, where artist Oscar Peters will build a lively world where popular entertainment and macabre spectacles are applauded.

5 Feb – 9 Feb 2020

Nest at Art Rotterdam 2020


The works by Oscar Peters (1981) move, ride, chop and float. ‘Halo’ is the most recent work in his series ‘Shakers’. Peters is a critical connector and explores in his practice the reconciliation between public entertainment, folklore and the professional arts. With fascination he observes social tendencies such as festivalisation and reflects this innovatively back […]

7 Feb – 20 Mar 2020

Soup with Oscar

Artist Talk@Electriciteitsfabriek

Nest and Electriciteitsfabriek invite you during VOLTA to join us on Fridays for a soup dinner with Oscar. Every week a guest will be invited for a talk with the artist. You are welcome to participate in the conversation while enjoying a warm cup of soup. Check dates and guest here: Friday 7th Feb. 6PM […]

19 Feb 2020

Verwend Nest


Doe een keer per maand mee aan een leuke workshop op woensdagmiddag, speciaal voor Verwende Nesten.

5 Mar 2020    20:00

Philosophical lecture by Florentijn van Rootselaar


Florentijn van Rootselaar shows what a fluid world looks like, but he also asks whether it is possible to get past that fluidity. Is there a future possible with new traditions and new forms of coexistence? To answer these questions, Van Rootselaar draws from the conversations he had with Zygmunt Bauman.

6 Mar 2020    20:00



This performance by artist Hicham Berrada in the exhibition Fluid Desires takes place during Hoogtij.

18 Mar 2020

Verwend Nest


Doe een keer per maand mee aan een leuke workshop op woensdagmiddag, speciaal voor Verwende Nesten.


9 Dec – 10 Dec 2010

The Eye Codex of the Monochrome


Navid Nuur -The Eye Codex of the Monochrome The starting point of a new phase in the ever growing body of work of Navid Nuur, in which he studies the visual qualities of ‘the Monochrome’. Nuur ignores the art-theoretical perception on the work of people like Turrel, Rothko and Kapoor and dissects the monochrome on […]

25 Nov 2010

In Pursuit


One Nest Stand #5, November 25 2010, 20.00 hours Frank Maximilian Heiser Catinka Kersten Pia Louwerens Daniel van Straalen Marline van der Eijk Victor Yudaev Silben de Jonge Malyssa ten Hove Evelien Gransjean Aghlaja Mast In Pursuit (of Tracks, Traces and Transformations) 10 students from the Royal Academy of Arts show their interpretation of the […]

17 Nov 2010

Melle Smets and Joost Conijn


(Nederlands) Melle Smets en Joost Conijn gaan in gesprek met Alexander Mayhew, auteur van het essay Professional Tourism.

11 Nov 2010

Tracking Art with Marisa Polin


An international art evening with a guided tour and a public discussion by Marisa Polin.
Before and after the tour there will be time to enjoy a glass of wine.

28 Oct 2010

Esther Kokmeijer and Maarten Vanden Eynde


(Nederlands) Esther Kokmeijer en Maarten Vanden Eynde praten over hun werk en gaan in gesprek met Jaring Dürst Britt.

9 Oct – 21 Nov 2010

Tracks, Traces and Transformations


Exhibition, October 9 – November 21 2010 Patrick Corillon (BE) Maarten Vanden Eynde (BE) Christoph Fink (BE) Esther Kokmeijer (NL) Richard Long (UK) Simon Starling (UK) Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icm Esther Kokmeijer A project on art directly related to movement. Constantly changing perspectives are transformed by the artists into collections and narratives, […]

4 Sep 2010



Museumnacht at Nest

7 Aug – 4 Sep 2010



Exhibition, July 1 – August 5 2012 Dodo Albrecht Jip Canneman DCR Gueststudios Arnoud Dijkstra Tawhida Engelenburg Caroline Grijsen Janneke Hendriks René Jansen Joncquil Nieke Koek Johan van Kreij André Kruysen Thomas van Linge Rozemarijn Lucassen Willem Marijs Andries Micke Sarina Missot Motoko Frank van Munster Navid Nuur Malou Osendarp Erla van der Pauw Perceptor […]

26 Jun – 24 Jul 2010

Asian Invasion


Exhibition, June 26 – July 24 2010 Hikaru Miyakawa (JP) Hanae Utamura (JP) Yann Vanderme (FR) Takayuki Yamamoto (JP) Jessica de Boer (NL) Angeline Dekker (NL) Floris Kruidenberg (NL) Clara Palli Monguilod (ES) Magdalena Pilko (AT) Marisa Polin (MX) Artist/curator Hikaru Miyakawa has traveled with Japanse Artists Takayuki Yamamoto and Hanae Utamura to The Hague. […]

17 Jun 2010

Bregje van Woensel and Jeroen Jongeneel

Artist Talk@Nest

Curator Bregje van Woensel and artist Jeroen Jongeleen speak about the relation between creation and destruction in graffiti, and the need for the destruction of the status quo within society.

11 Jun 2010

Hug Haag


(Nederlands) Introductie van de kunstenaars van Asian Invasion (with a hint of frenchness) tijdens een informele presentatie van hun werk.

6 May 2010

Ad van Denderen and Ronald Rijnders

Artist Talk@Nest

Destruction of, by and in the human being. Photojournalist Ad van Denderen will show how he is confronted with destruction through his photography. Psychiatrist Ronald Reijnders of the Pieter Baan Centre will speak about destructive human behaviour.

1 May – 20 Jun 2010

Appetite for Destruction


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 […]

1 May – 20 Jun 2010

Scherven brengen geluk


(Nederlands) Bij de tentoonstelling Appetite for Destruction organiseert Nest een aantal workshops, speciaal voor kinderen.

1 Apr 2010

Down to Earth


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 […]

12 Feb – 14 Mar 2010

Texture Maps


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 […]

11 Dec 2009

Hans den Hartog Jager


Hans den Hartog Jager talks about the importance of context, the status and name of an artist.

10 Dec 2009

One Mohr Time


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 […]

26 Nov 2009

(Nederlands) Paulien Oltheten


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 […]

5 Nov 2009


Artist Talk@Nest

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 […]

10 Oct – 28 Nov 2009

Notes on Narratives


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 […]

25 Jul 2009

Dear John Mowing Club

25 Jul – 19 Sep 2009

Tuin der Lusten


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 […]

21 May – 21 Jun 2009

The Other Site


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 […]

29 Apr 2009

Gewichtig Wachten


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 […]


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