Noor Nuyten

Noor Nuyten

Born in the netherlands in 1986, lives and works in Amsterdam

Gazing Bitflips 00:05 and Gazing Bitflips 14:55 (2022) Gazing Bitflips - 00:05, Noor Nuyten (2022) Personal Hotspot , Noor Nuyten (2022) (Detail) Low Power Mode On, Noor Nuyten (2022) Swiped Horizon (Garden) (2020) Gravitational Screen (iPad) (2019) Measured Through a Screen the Sea is 4cm (2019) Future is Behind (Classic Lace Shoe), self portrait, c-print, 19.5 x 27 cm. 'Today's Schedule', 2013, performance, skin safe ink stamps, dimensions variable. 'Wrapping Paper', 2016, offset print on paper. 'The Future is Behind (New Balance 574)', 2016, pair of wearable shoes, welded installation. 'Rehearsing the Future', 2016, text in virtual divide, Oculus Rift, flat screen, vinyl floor. 'The Future is Behind (Penny Loafers)', 2016, pair of wearable shoes, welded installation. 'Choreographed Text Rehearsing the Future', 2016, screen print on paper, 2 x 30 x 42 cm. 'Exhibition in Your Hand II', 2012, sound clip, printed text, wooden installation with lamp. 'A Distance of 2839930 Seconds', 2010, paper cover on three artist books by Stanley Brouwn. 'Still Life with One Minute', 2016, bent hourglass. Future is Behind, 2015. Pair of wearable shoes, series of unique pieces, dimensions variable. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij. Timezone Ensemble, 2014.
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij 'Let's Meet at 3 O'Clock', 2013, a pair of watches worn by the gallerists of Upstream Gallery.
The watch is running faster than the standard time. The people wearing them are connected by their own shared time, they can meet at 3 o'clock as indicated by their watches. 'Leap Second', 2013. Clock hands, pillar. Moving sweep second against the pillar.
A leap second is a one-second adjustment that is occasionally applied to the Coordinated Universal Time in order to keep its time of day close to the mean solar time. 
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij 'The Dog and She', 2013. Video, loop.
An observation of two visitors at Upstream Gallery. One visitor is a dog and the other one a woman.
The dog is experiencing the gallery purely trough its instinct. The woman with a vision of 5%, the other 95% trough imagination.
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij 'A Handfull Skyline (Player II)', 2013, Playing cards.
Before the invention of the elevator, life was organized more horizontally. Since the elevator it is possible to live vertically. The result of this vertical life is the rise of the Skyline, the contours of a city. 
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij 'Second Moment', 2013, video, loop.
Description of abstract drawings for the exhibition 'The palm at the end of the mind?'. The video creates an exhibition which only exists for a short moment in the viewer's imagination; disappearing in the next moment.
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij 'Second Moment', 2013, video 'A 0 °C Globe', 2013, model of a globe made out of frozen water, globe's standard.
The frozen water is melting as soon as it becomes above 0 °C.
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij 'A 0 °C Globe', 2013. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij 'Folded Horizon', 2011, Hart Magazine #83, ink, A3 paper.
A blank page with a sentence at the top right corner, made of cut out letters from older Hart Magazines. Published by the Hart Magazine in Hart Magazine #83. 'A 50ºC Horizon', 2010, two thermometers of 50ºC, 60 x 4 cm. 
When it is 50ºC, the red line, the horizon, will be finished. 'Measuring Space', 2010, flexible steelrule, helium balloon, 1.55 m.
A balloon filled with helium is stretching a tape-measure.
When the helium slowly evaporates in the course of the time, the
tapemeasure slowly sinks down
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij 'Measured Through a Window a Building is 3 mm', 2010, handmade book, 30 x 40 cm. 'Dotted Lines', 2009, globe, 100 x 100 cm 'One Meter Tape Measure', 2009. Left: 5,5 x 2 x 1 cm, one meter tape-measure, Right: 4 x 2 x 1 cm, Centimeters cut from
a measuring instrument and glued together until 1 meter.
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij Noor Nuyten, exhibition overview The Palm at the End of the Mind, March 16th - April 20th 2013, Upstream Gallery.
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij '0', 2008, ruler, 50 x 3 cm
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Noor Nuyten (1986, NL) creates conceptual works that appeal strongly to the imagination of the viewer. Nuyten is artistically akin to the movement of conceptual artists from the late 1960’s, however at the same time her work is undeniably contemporary. Her conceptual works often provide new ways to engage in a critical but humorous relationship with rationally structured systems such as time, language and units of measurement. 

Nuyten lives and works in Amsterdam. She studied at the HISK in Gent (BE) and at the Academie Minerva (Groningen). Her conceptual works often provide new ways to engage in a critical but humorous relationship with rationally structured systems such as time, language and units of measurement. In 2013 she had her first solo exhibition at Upstream Gallery: The Palm at the End of the Mind. Her second solo exhibition took place in the spring of 2016: Rehearsing the Future. Nuyten's works are regularly included in exhibitions in the Netherlands and abroad. In the summer of 2013 she did a residency in GlogauAIR, Berlin and in 2015 she took part in a guest residency at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam.

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Traces at Garage Rotterdam

18 Nov '23 - 14 Jan '24

Mixed Feelings

1 Jul - 5 Aug '23

The Smell of the Internet at 38CC

3 Dec '22 - 19 Feb '23

Reading a Wave

28 Aug - 16 Oct '21

NN Art Award at Art Rotterdam

5 Feb - 9 Feb '20


15 Apr - 15 May '19

Expansion of Consequences

17 May - 20 Jul '19

Platforms Project

16 May - 19 May '19


21 Apr - 9 Sep '18

Kunst om het Lijf

1 Jul - 17 Sep '17

Collectors View

24 Nov - 27 Nov '16

Rehearsing the Future

26 Mar - 7 May '16

Words, words, words...

12 Mar - 27 Mar '16

Playing with Rules

24 Oct - 24 Dec '15


3 Oct - 14 Nov '15

Bianca Pedrina & Noor Nuyten

28 Aug - 21 Sep '15


1 May - 5 Jul '15


21 Oct '14 - 15 Jan '15

Shifting Optics

6 Sep - 11 Oct '14

A Decade Upstream

30 Nov - 19 Dec '13

The palm at the end of the mind

16 Mar - 20 Apr '13

Mapping the Horizon

19 Nov '11 - 7 Jan '12


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