Exhibitions
TOFUD # INFRA | Solo Exhibition

TOFUD # INFRA | Solo Exhibition

solo exhibtion Frank Havermans has a clear concept of art creation. Almost all of his works are named in the same manner - the names of his architectural works usually start with ‘KAPKAR,’ followed by a number, and the names of his works related to urbanization...

Constructive Proposals Venice

Constructive Proposals Venice

An architecture that is both more imaginative and free 'We are not interested in architecture as the manifestation of a formal style, but rather as an instrument of self-government, of humanist civilisation, and as a demonstration of the ability of humans to become...

KAPKAR / DY-K92 | Catalyst

KAPKAR / DY-K92 | Catalyst

A manifesto for taking a new approach to area-defining heritage. With the industrial architectural installation KAPKAR/DY-K92, Frank Havermans explores two site-specific features of a former shipyard, which is now being transformed into a normal, standard urban...

KAPKAR/ B-612+621 | Contemporary Folly

KAPKAR/ B-612+621 | Contemporary Folly

What lies beneath you.. Ten artists made new works for this exhibition, with the theme ‘contemporary follies’. On Beeckestijn, I note that everything is back in excellent condition thanks to a thorough restoration. Part of the history of the country estate, namely the...

AIR GM8 Amsterdam

AIR GM8 Amsterdam

AIR GM8 AmsterdamDrawings   Cityscapes Gallery generous invited me to an Artist in Residence project at GM8 Gabriël Metsustraat in Amsterdam. A contemplation time during six weeks for drawing and thinking about urbanism. The result of the residency in GM8 is...

Frank Havermans 1 : 1 | Solo Exhibition

Frank Havermans 1 : 1 | Solo Exhibition

On the cutting edge of visual art and architecture Frank Havermans himself classifies his work as ‘architectonic constructs’. On the cutting edge of visual art and architecture, his edifices take the form of a space that can be (temporarily) occupied, like a tree...

KAPKAR / PBS-X4 | Podium

KAPKAR / PBS-X4 | Podium

Stage for an orchestra, singer-songwriter and a dancer G.A.N.G. asked artist/ designer Frank Havermans to develop and implement the head stage for the traveling cultural festival Brachen Siedlung. KAPKAR/ PBS-X4 is the result, a stage complete made from used plywood...

KAPKAR / GBT-3S | Contemporary Truss

KAPKAR / GBT-3S | Contemporary Truss

Renewed attention for the truss as a construction and building tool KAPKAR / GBT-3S is a temporary architectural installation in the prelude to the new expansion area Veghels Buiten, an urban development project by Buro B + B, which will be resurrected between 2012 -...

TOFUD #Amsterdam Zuidas

TOFUD #Amsterdam Zuidas

TOFUD # Amsterdam ZuidasUrban Research Model My project on the Zuidas was realized in TOFUD: my ‘Temporary Office For Urban Development’. I set up this office every time a concrete situation presents itself. This time it was in the Sint Nicolaas chapel, part of the...

KAPKAR / HWS-L45 | Catalyst

KAPKAR / HWS-L45 | Catalyst

A strong desire to become true by Jens Maier-Rothe, 2018 Precious truss constructionFrank Havermans originally developed this work as contribution to a cross-disciplinary art festival by the name of flux-s, which is taking place annually since 2009 inside an old...

KAPKAR / TFA-5W | Monument Statement

KAPKAR / TFA-5W | Monument Statement

Heritage between nature and culture This temporary installation was developed for the exhibition ‘Retreat’, at the invitation of Ben van Berkel and Caroline Bos (UNStudio) The theme retreat makes me think in the first instance of people who withdraw from the world for...

KAPKAR / TT-C2P | Cinema

KAPKAR / TT-C2P | Cinema

Celebrating it's own existence KAPKAR/ TT-C2P was my contribution to the seventh São Paulo International Architecture Biennial, produced at the invitation of the NAi. It formed part of the Tangible Traces exhibition which later travelled to Vienna, Hongkong and...

TOFUD # Eindhoven Spoorzone

TOFUD # Eindhoven Spoorzone

TOFUD # Spoorzone Eindhoven TOFUD Your-Space   by Freek Lomme Frank Havermans (Breda, 1967) lives in Heeswijk where he works in his studio. But he also likes working on location. He is currently presenting his TOFUD, or Temporary Office For Urban Development, for...

KAPKAR / RDP-1407 | Exhibition Design

KAPKAR / RDP-1407 | Exhibition Design

Fourteen designers on display The museum shows the fourteen candidates for the Rotterdam Design Prize 2007: Couturelabel Marga Weimans, Inside Outside, Irma Boom Studio, KapteinRoodnat, Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum, MattonOffice, Philips Design, Ranj Serioius Games,...

TOFUD # Vlissingen

TOFUD # Vlissingen

TOFUD # Vlissingen'Havermans surveys the grounds of De Schelde' by Rolf Bosboom, PZC March 3, 2006 City planners carried out three 'surveys' of the future development of the grounds of 'De Schelde' ('The Scheldt', a former shipyard in the centre of Flushing). In the...

KAPKAR / KSV-800 | Urban Industry

KAPKAR / KSV-800 | Urban Industry

Sharping the vision on industrial heritage in urbanism 'The heavy sheet metal workshop is a funny place: it's quite an impressive hall, but there is a lot of visual noise because of the internal construction and the use of the building. As an artist you want to grasp...

KAPKAR / TAR-3-9 | Alley Structure

KAPKAR / TAR-3-9 | Alley Structure

Unseen residual spaces and structures in the dense fabric of the city center.Although 's-Hertogenbosch is an old city, founded in the 12th century in the Duchy of Brabant, hardly anything remains from the actual Medieval part. Only its urban structure, the street...

KAPKAR / DOK-118 | 13th Century Space

KAPKAR / DOK-118 | 13th Century Space

When decisions receive a different interpretation, other images, spaces and buildings are created.The Oude Kerk, Amsterdam’s most ancient monument, is located in the middle of the Wallen, the city’s red-light district. As soon as you enter the church from this hectic...

KAPKAR / 3902 | Clamp Construction

KAPKAR / 3902 | Clamp Construction

An extrapolated and reinterpreted element based on the dimensions of the concrete structureKAPKAR/TW-3902 is an installation in the Watertoren (water tower) in Vlissingen. I have known this water tower from an early age, for my grandfather was sub-contracted to build...

KAPKAR / TC-23 | Tensegrity Construction

KAPKAR / TC-23 | Tensegrity Construction

Reversal of the architectural principle of the iron constructionThe central exhibition space at De Nederlandsche Cacaofabriek, an artists’ initiative in Helmond, is the oldest room in this late nineteenth-century industrial building. The dimensions are 16.79 x 10.03 x...

From the Roof Down | Daylight Parasite

From the Roof Down | Daylight Parasite

 At no point does the installation touch the interior space.The Argument artists’ initiative is based in the former bicycle shed of an old school in the centre of Tilburg. This relatively small, somewhat tapering space of 15.2 x 6.7 x 2.8 m, with low ceilings, is...