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Since 2016 I have been working on an ever expanding…

New Force Fit: after Kate Tempest

Force Fit. After Kate Tempest. With a text excerpt from All Humans Too Late by…

New video work: Force Fit – Zwarte Piet

Force Fit. After United Nations human rights experts Text freely after the appeal of…

New video work: Force Fit – Hans Rosling

Force Fit. After Hans Rosling. Text freely after…

Feature on IMA online

The major Japanese blog IMA online featured the work in progress exhibition in Ukiha, Japan, of ORANDA LOCI, the new OTANI NIEUWENHUIZE project. Find the article here (Japanese).

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Our work in progress exhibition was featured on art blog (Dutch).

OTANI NIEUWENHUIZE at work on a rooftop in Ukiha

Last Sunday our first shoot of the new OTANI NIEUWENHUIZE project ORANDA LOCI took place. Theme of this part of the project is badminton, one of the things brought to Japan by the Dutch during the time of the trading…

Work in progress – scouting locations

Since our new project ORANDA LOCI is about the Genius Loci, the spirit of a place, location is a vital element of it. For our pictures we are scouting locations in the cultural and natural landscape of Kyushu.


In 2015 I started to collaborate with Shinji Otani. As artist duo OTANI NIEUWENHUIZE we are now working on a new project, ORANDA LOCI. This Sunday we will travel to Ukiha, Japan, to work…

Jelle Bouwhuis in conversation with Johan Nieuwenhuize

Video report of the artist talk about the permanent installation work The Bubble. Curator, writer and researcher Jelle Bouwhuis talks with artist Johan Nieuwenhuize. The talk took place on November 1st, 2018, 16:00 at The Hague University of Applied…

In the making: a new special edition

A new special edition of The Bubble is in the making. Details below, drop me a line at johan [at] johan nieuwenhuize .nl should you be interested   The Bubble, editions 1 | 2 | 3 set of three…

New installation video of The Bubble

The Bubble is on permanent display at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. This is a video of how students interact with the work.

Jelle Bouwhuis over The Bubble (Dutch)

Johan Nieuwenhuize – The Bubble Door Jelle Bouwhuis   “Technologische ontwikkelingen en de impact ervan op de samenleving worden een steeds belangrijker element in mijn werk.

Jelle Bouwhuis on The Bubble

Johan Nieuwenhuize – The Bubble By Jelle Bouwhuis “Technological developments and their impact on society are becoming an increasingly important element of my work. How filter bubbles make our online world smaller contrasts sharply…