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’.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
This performance by artist Hicham Berrada in the exhibition Fluid Desires takes place during Hoogtij.
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 […]
Author of amongst others: Waar was je nou? (2005), De vliegende camera (2004) and Het witte schoolbord (1989) is a visual writer. An author with a strong connection with fine arts and photography. The Subject of ‘absence’ is a recurring theme in his work. As ‘a writer who watches’ K. Schippers was asked to give […]
Oliver Boberg Margareth Doorduin Michiel Kluiters Katja Mater Gert Jan Kocken Krista van der Niet Wouter van Riessen Marleen Sleeuwits Curated by Eelco van der Lingen icw Margareth Doorduin Essentially Absent was based on ‘the absence of the subject’ or ‘the subject of absence’ within contemporary photography. Photography is originally a medium in which subjects are shown, […]
Dick Mesland was space biologist and science researcher. During the lecture he gave an insight into the world as we see it and how it is totally alienated from us.
Is a writer and photographer. He started in linguistics but eventually became well known as a Dutch photographer through his series ‘Aarsmans Amsterdam’ and ‘Dutch scenes’. Besides photography he has written several novels and plays. He also writes a weekly column about press photos for the art department of the Volkskrant. During the lecture at […]
The participating artists organized a ‘show and tell’ presentation in a basic set-up in which they openly discussed their profession as an artist.
Exhibition november 17 – December 14 2007 Frank Halmans Tijmen Hauer Annja Krautgrasser Eelco van der Lingen Josh Müller Lynn Pook Oscar Stegehuis Edd Vossen A Matter Of Fact is a collaborative project that explores the visual and textual dialogue of true reality.Through our sensory system, a common agreement of reality has been established as […]
Nice workshop on Wednesday afternoon, especially for Verwende Nesten.
Ensuite organiseert samen met mister Motley een leescafé waarin teksten worden gelezen die zijn gepubliceerd in het kader van de artikelenreeks ‘Tendens’ en de tentoonstelling ‘Even if it’s Jazz or the Quiet Storm’.
for children aged 6-12 years. This workshop is especially for Verwend Nest. Not a member yet? Join your first Verwend Nest-workshop for free, to see if you like it.