centres around the former woodwork factory Picus, which was based in Eindhoven 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.
The Sea Awaits Your Return (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).
The News On Paper (2008) presents a series of drawn collages that depict the momentum of the global financial crises at the time.
The Art Basel Travel Guide, 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.
Escape Tour Questions (2006) presents a mail- art project containing a database of 56 questions asked by international art professionals;
Zwischenlandschaften 3 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.
In VEILED (2015), using pages from books, Nabuurs and Van Doorn work with subliminal highlights 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.
In Multitude Stop (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’.
Sound and Vision Jam Party 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 highest point of 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.
The Be(com)ing Dutch Dictionary Guide Reader (2007) presents a participatory game where Nabuurs and Van Doorn connected 17 words from the Be(com)ing Dutch Dictionary to 17 specific locations in Eindhoven.
Angelic Space is the only realised installation of the nine installations proposed by theartists for the spatialized poem Emptiness by Georges Bataille.