Work


Lagos (NI)

Informal Justice Court

2018 - 2022

How will inmates of Lagos largest prison create justice?

Rotterdam

Pension Almonde

2018 - 2021

Pension Almonde is a temporary home for city nomads and community initiatives.

Various Locations

Human Power Plant

2017 - 2021

Human power is the most sustainable power source on Earth.

Cúcuta (CO)

Mental Border Control

2017 - 2019

Investigates the new frontier of emerging borders.

Utrecht

Survival Island

2016

Workshop – Former Waterdefence fortresses become the survival islands of the future.

Utrecht

Department of Search

2014 - 2017

Introduction of a new department in the Utrecht Science Park, the Department of Search. Where the methods artist and science pull together to investigate complex issues.

Suame Magazine (GH)

Turtle 1

2012 - 2015

Building a car in Africa.

Groningen

VAD

2012

Garbage Analytics Service

Utrecht

Radio Homo Ludens

2012 2013

A radio shack for the Homo Ludens in the most hated, but also successful shopping centre Hoog Catharijne.

Lelystad

New Towns

2011 - 2014

An exploratory mission to three New Towns, three countries, with three different founding ideas.

Dutch Highways

Highway Stories

2009 - 2011

A travel guide, cultural criticism and picaresque novel in one, examining the significance of the highway with regards to the Netherlands.

Highway A1

P11

2010

Design proposal for the Highway rest space of the future.

Rotterdam

Walking Score

2010

Re-learned how to see, not with your eyes but with your ears. Blind people from Rotterdam guided Smets blindfolded through the city.

Rotterdam

Highway Studio

2010

Testing the highway as a new public domain.

Amsterdam

Vulture Island

2009

A modern ruin as an ode to the industrial age.

Dutch Highways

Highway Museum

2008 - 2011

Regional museum of the highway culture.

Middelburg

Public Lease Garden

2008

Sketch – Proposal to put public space for lease.

Yiwu (CN)

Olympic Trade Mission

2008

A journey upstream the plasic river to the Made in China source.

Terschelling

Tentstation

2007

Monument – An installation of wood and fluorescent lighting in the Wadden Sea.

Utrecht

Check Your Place

2006-2008

Give the youth a voice to improve the public space of the New Town Leidsche Rijn.

Highway A1

Car Boys

2006

The first Orthodox highway chapel in the Netherlands for car dealers from the East.

Arnhem

Rijndeer

2006

Monument – Gatekeeper of the Hoge Veluwe National Park.

The Hague

Binck!

2005

A charm campagne for the last free zone of The Hague.

Wageningen

Easy Garden

2003

A campaign for the ‘Best front yard of the city’.

A12 - Duiven

Leisure Resort Parallelweg

2003

An all inclusive weekend to a business park viewing the A12 highway.

Ona (NO)

Genuine Souvenirs

2003

A souvenir shop sells washed up waste from the Atlantic in handmade packaging to cruise ship tourists.

Arnhem

Beyond the Farm

2002

A short documentary investigates how farm life became an affordable lifestyle product taking over the landscape in the East part of the Netherlands.

Parallel World

P-Travel

2001 - 2005

Trips to the Parallel World. Destinations where other tour operators don’t talk about.

Arnhem

Showroom G.A.N.G.

2000 - 2005

Resuscitation of a hole in the city.