MARTHE VAN DE GRIFT

I'm a visual artist and photographer. As a curator of THECULTUREAGENDA I research how the internet can be used as an exhibition space. Besides documentation and software art, how do artists bring the internet into play?

LURKING THROUGH LENSES

Closing off our LAYERS OF REALITY series, we're unleashing the voyeur that hides inside you! Here's a selection of works that push the boundaries of privacy and make you awkwardly aware of your all-consuming eyes. How far are you willing to go for your own entertainment? Digg in, little voyeur! ↓

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BRINGING THEATRE INTO YOUR LIVING ROOM

Bringing theatre into your living room. That sounds kind of cheesy and unambitious, right? Well, not in the case of THE ENCOUNTER by Simon McBurney. Better said, this theatre play doesn’t come into your home: it takes you out of your home and into the deepest depths of the Amazon rainforest.

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HUMAN CONNECTION THROUGH CYBERSPACE

In this time of self-isolation, we are more online than ever. We seek to keep in contact with our loved ones through the internet. What would this time be like without being able to meet each other online?  It's a great substitute, but something is missing. Our minds meet in cyberspace, but we forget our bodies. What is human contact without our bodies?

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HUMANAE BY ANGÉLICA DASS

HUMANAE by Angélica Dass brings the much needed nuance to the discussion on race and takes it further than looking at things as just black and white. Brazilian photographer Angélica Dass documents humanity's rich colours. She travels around the world to make portraits of people, assigning a pantone colour code based on 11 pixels on their nose.

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THE ARTIST IN QUARANTINE

In the last few months our houses, apartments, gardens and balconies have become our offices due to the pandemic. For artists, these places have become their new site-specific stages. Artworks became more personal, as the artist is now obligated to find materials to work with from within a close range and is confronted with the magnification of the everyday.

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VRUCHTJES ETEN BY KRUIDKOEK & JOOST OOMEN

Isn’t it bizarre how Joost manages to give every single fruit its own absurd universe in just one sentence? Hearing him ramble on about all the different kinds of fruit makes me wonder if these ‘vruchtjes’ (a.k.a 'little fruits’) are a metaphor for something bigger.

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PLATFORMS OF SOUND BY ZIMOUN

Zimoun (born in Switzerland, 1977) is a self-taught artist best known for his sound installations. He uses simple and functional components like cardboard boxes, plastic bags, or old furniture, coupled with mechanical elements such as small motors, wires, microphones, speakers and ventilators.

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