Category: artists

  • 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 […]

  • Alix Marie

    Curtain Call, 2021/2022 (installatie) Moving through the COME ALIVE exhibition you will find yourself passing between several pairs of sensual legs. The printed curtains of Alix Marie refer to the famous French dance the cancan. Most of us will associate that dance with the rows of scantily clad dancers at the Moulin Rouge, but before […]

  • Chang Gao

    Emotional Encounter, 2019 (installation) High above your head, a tongue glides over full, bright red lips. Our bodies can’t help but react to this sexually charged image, the eagerness of the virtual mouth. By provoking a physical reaction in the viewer, artist Chang Gao bridges digital and physical realities. The work was conceived in the […]

  • Eli Joteva

    IntraBeing, 2021 (video-installatie)  With every touch, thought or encounter, countless processes are set in motion beneath our skin. Artist Eli Joteva spent eight consecutive hours in a state-of-the-art MRI scanner to map the nerve fibers in her chest cavity. The technique reveals how our sensual body houses an inner landscape, with endless possibilities for communication […]

  • Jesse Jones

    Syllabus, 2018 (multimedia-installation) Irish artist Jesse Jones often recalls the past in her videos and installations to address the socio-political issues of today. In this work, the arm of Silvia Federici stretches out on the delicate fabric of a room-filling curtain. It is a tribute to the feminist Federici, whose work demonstrates how our economic […]

  • Inge & Martin Riebeek

    The Essentials, 2012-2021 (film) → read somatic exercise For over a decade, Inge & Martin Riebeek have asked people from all over the world to describe what they find essential in life. The result is an ever-growing collection of video portraits that reveals the desires, motivations and feelings of individuals while connecting people across differences. […]

  • Annika Kappner

    AR_ATI, 2021 (geluidsinstallatie) Come in, make yourself comfortable and enjoy the embrace of this meditative installation. A calming voice talks about concepts related to life energy – Kundalini – using the alchemical element Fire. With the help of scent, a guided meditation, and ritual objects, you take an inner journey along the qualities associated with […]