centres around the former woodwork factory Picus and played a fundamental role in the machining of timber in the Netherlands until the 1960s when it fell victim to post-war industrial decay.
was inspired by a trip to Monte Verità, Ascona (CH) where Nabuurs and Van Doorn searched for artistic energies stored in the hills that rise above Lake Maggiore.
(2011-2013) presents a thorough investigation of recent Eurocentric history. The project bears a title that refers to a quote from the blockbuster film Pirates of the Caribbean (2003).
(2008) presents a series of drawn collages that depict the momentum of the global financial crises at the time.
is a reader for visitors of the event that sets an example of how to walk and act between the different sites related to the art fair.
Questions (2006) presents a mail- art project containing a database of 56 questions asked by international art professionals;
is the resulting materialisation of a research that revives an artwork lost in archives, collections and correspondence, rekindles a forgotten network between East and West.
(2015), using pages from books, Nabuurs and Van Doorn work to block out information, render texts non-operational, and to reveal symptoms of female power being veiled from history.
Nabuurs and Van Doorn open a universe to becoming-other in an underground landscape between bodies and cosmos.
(2008) Nabuurs & Van Doorn installed a series of non-operational bus stops at three different locations across Eindhoven.
In their own minimal interventions performed during Documenta 12, Nabuurs and Van Doorn renamed the streets between the two main venues ‘Burckhardstrasse’.
started with Nabuurs and Van Doorn’s idea to use their old and new networks to create art, asking whether it would be possible to improvise between muscicians and visual artists?
Presents a series of images that reveal new meanings for the contemporary body in which relationships and friction coincide.
Presents an in-depth investigation of Hotel Furka Blick situated at the Furka Pass in Switzerland, an important connection between the Rhône and the Rhine Valleys.
Presents fractal patterns that articulate and highlight the four elements (earth, fire, water and air).
This work deals with tensions and conflicts in the world. It wants to re-construct history and show what is erased. To make aware that we are all traumatized.
(2007) presents a participatory game where Nabuurs and Van Doorn connected 17 words from the Be(com)ing Dutch Dictionary to specific locations in the environment.
is the only realised installation of the nine installations proposed by the artists for the spatialized poem Emptiness by Georges Bataille.