Niels Duffhues is a filmmaker, musician, author, artist, creating video art and experimental cinema. He shows his films and video's at exhibitions, online, in publications and as audiovisual concert (cineconcert). From an unconventional and existentional perspective Niels connects video, music, soundscapes and writing, while transforming every day images into a new fictional reality. In his art, beauty can be found is on the gloomy side of existence, resulting in a cinematic experience that is tragic, hypnotizing and reverberating under the skin. Since 2009 he made about 85 films/video's. He lives and works in The Netherlands.

Contact - info (at) duffhues (dot) com

Commissions
2020 - film commission Expo Bart, Nijmegen (NL)
2018 - short film commission for exhibition Cacaofabriek (2019)
2017 - film commission Klokgebouw Cultuurhallen and Strijp Beheer Eindhoven
2017 - film commission Popmonument/Zesde Kolonne
2017 - commission November Music festival
2015 - grant Fonds Podiumkunsten (Dutch performing Arts Fund)
2014 - film commission Willem-Twee Kunstencluster 's-Hertogenbosch
2014 - film commission Fabrique Magique/Area
2014 - film commission Match 's-Hertogenbosch
2013 - grant Fonds Podiumkunsten (Dutch performing Arts Fund)
2012 - grant BKKC/Province of Noord-Brabant
2012 - film commission KCG/Nijmeegse Kunstnacht
2012 - film commission Onderstroom festival/Vlissingen
2012 - film commission Ruimte-X/Tilburg

Films
Abandon All Hope - series of films (54 min, 2019
De Strijd - series of short art films (40 min, 2018)
The light-forsaken plains in the cosmos of my thoughts (34 min, Video album/9 videos, 2017) - also as cassette with mp4 download
The man who came out of the storm - series of short art films (total 30 min, 2016) - music also on vinyl
We write But never meet - short film (34 min, 2015)
Oranjewijk - short film (20 min, 2014)
All roads lead to Nice - short road movie (12 min, 2013)
Braak/Belcrum Beach - 3 short films (15 min, 2012)
Super 8 films
NEW Series 2018
Nijmegen (20 min, 2012)
Vlissingen/Onderstroom (20 min, 2012)
CHV Veghel (20 min, 2012)
l'Avventuura (10 min, 2012)
Some short films and video's: Niels Duffhues on Vimeo

Exhibitions
Incubate festival, Tilburg - group exhibition - 2013
Match/B-Art/TAC/Electron, 's-Hertogenbosch, Eindhoven, Breda - group exhibition - 2014
AIVA/International Video Art Festival, Finspang, Sweden - group exhibition - 2015
Kunstencluster Willem 2, 's-Hertogenbosch - solo-exhibition - 2014/2015
Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch - group exhibition - 2015
Popmonument/ Synaptz, Bergen op Zoom - group exhibition - 2017
Private house, 's-Hertogenbosch - group exhibition - 2018
Cacaofabriek, Helmond - group exhibition - 2019
Grafisch Atelier, 's-Hertogenbosch - group exhibition - 2019
Expo Bart, Nijmegen - solo-exhibition - 2020

Music Albums
Almost a dance - The Gathering (1993)
Tremolo - Enos (2000)
Piranesi's Rome - Duffhues (2001)
Jacky the stripper - Duffhues (2002)
Harem - Duffhues (2005)
Man on fire - Duffhues (2007)
Songs of mystery & other tales... - Duffhues (2009)
Among the ruins - Duffhues (2011)
There's a storm coming - Duffhues (2014)
The Man who came out of the storm - Fable Dust (2015)
The Flipside Paradox VOL. I - The Flipside Paradox (2015)
Deep - ZooN (2015)
Opium Tea - Fable Dust (2016)
The Flipside Paradox VOL. II - The Flipside Paradox (2016)

Experimental Theater
Arcadia: mensen deugen niet (2006)
Hades: schoonheid deugt niet (2007)
Metaformoses (2007)
Opium thee (2008)
Kalii Gula (2009)
De meester van Mondo Manga (2011)

Present bands
The Flipside Paradox

Former bands
The Gathering
Enos
Blimey
Chacda
Fire Shrine
Bitches of the south
ZooN