Category: artists

  • Viktoria Kova

    The EYEPad, 2020 (video-installatie) Our irises are highly individual and therefore considered the pin codes of the future. However, the sequence of irises in this video is all about connection. Viktoria Kova photographed irises of mothers from around the world, to express the unity of all children of Mother Earth. As a counterweight to the […]

  • Sophie Calle

    The Breasts, 2001 Voyage en Californie, 2003 Artist and photographer Sophie Calle plays with identity, vulnerability, and intimacy. In her work she often reflects on her own history, memories, and experiences with an ironic twist. In ‘The Breasts’ she supports her breasts which, after she had been ‘flat’ throughout her youth, suddenly became bigger as […]

  • Frank Bloem

    The Wandering Dutch, 2021 (geurinstallatie) Which scents suit the self-confident youngsters of the seventeenth century? The Japanese courtesans who accompanied the Dutch at their trading post in Dejima? Or adventurer Alexine Tinne, on a voyage of discovery to find the origin of the Nile? This series of perfumes brings sensual chapters from Dutch history to […]

  • Hsin Min Chan

    To-be-looked-at-ness, 2021 (installation / performance) During the first wave of the pandemic, Hsin Min Chan was monitored by a 24-hour surveillance camera in an isolation ward. Only once she performed hysteria and despair was she released. This dehumanizing experience of the medical gaze made her acutely aware of similar gazes in her daily life. To […]

  • Hyenaz

    Perimeter, 2021 (film, 7:35 min.) What is the feeling of just barely belonging? And how does this affect your identity and sexuality? In this sharply cut music video, five artists from the Berlin queer scene explore the perimeters in their lives. Ambiguous relations with religious backgrounds, feminity, and pleasure, as well as the grey in-between […]

  • sWitches

    Ĭichti@, 2022 (multimedia-installatie/ performance) In this interactive dance performance and installation, your eyes, ears, and skin are exposed to an ecstatic, climatic, orgiastic encounter with the extended bodies of the dancers. It is a celebration of the transcendental power of the sun, where the sensual force of the sun is channeled through the pelvic floors […]

  • Wafae Ahalouch el Keriasti

    Wafae Ahalouch el Keriasti, Enlightenment Dances #1, #2, #3, 2021 (Collage) Wafae Ahalouch is fascinated by (inter)human power struggles that follow from traditions and customs. In this work, the dancer interprets the power of life as a primal human being. Here she embodies free thinking, as she is in touch with her own power and […]

  • Geoffrey Lillemon

    Witch of Jack Bomb, 2022 (digital sculpture) The Witch of Jackbomb is a customized metaverse self portrait by artist Geoffrey Lillemon, created especially for COME ALIVE. The portrait serves as an extension of the artist’s physical fitness desires and esoteric metaverse fantasies. Lillemon uses the infinite expressive freedom of the metaverse to show his desires […]

  • Joyce Overheul

    ¥ € $ (2021) Beadwork Tapestries/Oh Behave! (2022) Joyce Overheul offers a witty take on serious societal problems. In her work ‘Oh Behave!’ she uses materials that remind you of what was once typically female: needlework and textile arts. She features defensive texts such as “It was just a joke”, and “You are not allowed […]

  • Laura A Dima

    The Finger Rub Rug, 2020, installation ‘I love my partner’s fingers, but he has only ten. Are more fingers more fun? What would it be like to be able to lie on a bed of fingers?’ The Finger Rub Rug consists of a carpet of 1300 lifelike silicone replicas of the fingers of Laura A […]