This is a research on the Scienartist Annie Abrahams and one example of her scienartistic experiment called Angry Women. Scienartist (probably created by me) here refers to people who work with science and art. The experiment was set in the ‘third space’ and conducted with a group of female participates. I concluded my research with open questions.
We, human rely on Read more →
Annie Abrahams was born in the Netherlands and has been based in France since 1985. She holds a PhD in Biology from the University of Utrecht and is a graduate in fine arts from the Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten, Arnhem. Annie Abrahams’s work reflects on the idea of networking technologies as well as installations and performances in physical space. Read more →
For this Microproject, we were asked to express our alter ego. I imagine myself to be able to afford the time of day to choose which mode I want to live my life in, whether it is in black and white, in full colour or in slow motion. In my video, I explore my ability to take my time to Read more →
So we were tasked to record a alter ego of ourself. For me one thing that I have been wanting to do for a long time is to cut my hair into a pixie cut and dye it. But my mom strongly disapproves of it (and I need a place to sleep) so I haven’t been able to do it. Read more →
As an ambivert, there are often times in which I hope to escape from a certain situation or location when there is an overwhelming number of people. However, sometimes due to the constraints of the situation, I am forced to stay there. As such, in this 1minute selfie, the effect provided perfectly portrays me as a person during Read more →
“Annie Abrahams develops what she calls an aesthetics of trust and attention and creates situations meant to reveal messy and sloppy sides of human behaviour, where she traps reality and so makes that reality available for thought.”
In her work utilising video, performance and the internet, Annie Abrahams strives to question the limitations and possibilities of Read more →
For my video selfie, I decided to go a bit ‘old-school’ and to play around with one of the effect photobooth offers on the mac (childhood things of my generation). I decided to do something my best friend and I usually do when we are lounging at home, as we play a song, somewhat dance and sing along with extra Read more →
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I am anonymous because I like the idea of being mysterious. I am fluid because I am adaptable to my situations.
As an extremely camera-shy person, I am uncomfortable appearing on camera. Hence, I am totally fine with the idea of personification. That aside, I also feel that staying anonymous exudes an air of mystery which I really like, hence I Read more →
Annie Abrahams is a Dutch performance artist specialising in video installations and internet based performances. As seen in Angry Women, her works are usually collective interaction. In her research article Trapped to Reveal, she thinks that ‘performances also reveal ordinary, vulnerable and messy aspects of human communication’. I feel that her work Angry Women really resonates with that statement, and I Read more →