Author: Iulia

  • Bas Kosters

    “My house is on juicy street” → read somatic exercise Welcome to Bas, his extravagantly soft and sensually weird home, let him touch you with his warm walls. The sex house of visual artist and designer Bas Kosters emphasizes on the tactility of textiles and features the past and future of Bas Kosters textile erotic […]

  • Angel-Rose Oedit-Doebé

    World of the angel-rose coloured glasses, 2021 (installatie) In this playful installation you see the world through ‘Angel-Rose-coloured glasses’. You walk across a collage of Instagram posts, the onslaught of information that determines our perception, and see yourself reflected in mirrors with quotes such as ‘I hope you have the confidence of a mediocre white […]

  • Alice Heron

    Sit on It & Drive, 2022 (installaties/ sculpturen) A brand-new car is hanging high in the air, bondaged as a submissive item. Multidisciplinary artist and cook Alice Héron uses shibari, the Japanese art of bondage, to eroticize the everyday objects that surround us. In the absence of physical contact during lockdowns, this new relation to […]

  • ORGIE

    → read somatic exercise (Organization of Escenic Investigation), Entrenar la Fiesta, film/performance, 2018 – 2022 How to generate vulnerable spaces and still feel contained by them? Entrenar la fiesta is a practice-party of social experimentation, of 4 hours each session. It is scheduled sporadically and is open to the public. The practice consists of a […]

  • Pauline Curnier Jardin

    Qu’un sang impur, 2019 (film, 16:05 min.) → read somatic exercise Qu’un Sang Impur began as a loose remake of Jean Genet’s “Un Chant d’Amour” (1950), a homoerotic love story between inmates in a prison, under the yearning watch of a sadistic prison guard. In Curnier Jardin’s film, shiny young male bodies are replaced with […]

  • Company New Heroes

    Yes, Please!, 2020 (multimedia installation) → read somatic exercise This installation consists of two physical spaces where visitors can come closer to each other. In the intimate environment of a large inflatable membrane, you listen through a headset to personal stories: the sexual fantasies of people all over the Netherlands, collected by the artists over […]

  • Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley

    OH NO SPACE!, 2020 (multimedia-installation) → read somatic exercise Throughout history, Black queer and trans people have been erased from the archives. Artist Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley wants to change this by creating online and offline space spaces. They create fully interactive digital archives in which stories of people who identify as Black and trans are preserved […]

  • Annie Sprinkle & Beth Stephens

    Imagine The Earth Is Your Lover, The One Minutes Series, 2021 (curated films) → read somatic exercise Where does our sexuality begin and end? Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, founders of the ‘eco-sex movement’, present as part of The One Minutes film series, 23 one-minute films in which artists and filmmakers visualize their passionate love […]

  • AES + F

    Inverso Mundus, 2015 (film, 38 min.) → read somatic exercise In Inverso Mundus, reality as we know it is turned on its head. In a sensual game of role reversal, the underclass has the power while those in power become submissive. The supposed hierarchy between humans and non-humans is also questioned in this poetic reinterpretation […]

  • The Army of Love

    Army of Love, 2016 (film, 40:06 min.) → read somatic exercise Is there such a thing as ‘free love’? Romantic love and sexuality have become commodified market products, with statistical preferences driving supply and demand. Within these dynamics, what we find ‘attractive’ is increasingly regulated and standardized. The Army of Love is a decentralized army […]