NEWS

The Colony by Dinh Q. Lê in London

23th September 2016 ‘The Colony’, 2016, filmed on the Chincha Islands off the coast of Peru by Dinh Q. Lê is now screened in London UK at Peckham ...[+]

Mariam Suhail – Bio

12th September 2016 Mariam Suhail was born in 1979, Rawalpindi, Pakistan and grew up in Islamabad. She completed her BFA from the Indus Valley School of Art and ...[+]

FLOW SERIES: MARIAM SUHAIL (PAKISTAN) with ALEXANDRA LAUDO

08th September 2016 Flow Series is a programme promoted by the Fundació Han Nefkens and the Fundació Antoni Tàpies with the aim of bringing together members of the art world from ...[+]

THREE EYES: Five Young Chinese Designers

28th July 2016 We would like to draw your attention to the opening of the exhibition ‘Three Eyes: Five Young Chinese Designers’ on Saturday 1 October 2016. Last ...[+]

PROJECTS

COLLABORATORS

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H+F

Han Nefkens started to collect art in 2000. The H+F Collection, named after himself and his partner Felipe, is in long-term loan to various museums in The Netherlands and abroad. Nowadays Han Nefkens is not only active as a collector but also as an initiator of international art projects, often in collaboration with museums and other art institutions.

ArtAids

The ArtAids foundation was set up in 2006 at Han Nefkens’ initiative. ArtAids fights AIDS with the power of art as its most important weapon. ArtAids invites leading artists to produce work that is inspired by AIDS and related problems. These works of art are used to raise the public’s consciousness and to encourage their involvement.

 
 
Han Nefkens

According to Han Nefkens, sharing is the antidote to loneliness, and he does so through his artistic and anti-AIDS projects and his writing. In 1995, he made his debut with the autobiographical novel Bloedverwanten (“Parents”), which was followed by Twee lege stoelen (“Two empty chairs”, 2006) and De gevlogen vogel (“The bird flew”, 2008). Nefkens also writes short pieces, “vignettes”.