Annie Abrahams

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Annie Abrahams is based in Montpellier, France. She has an art practice that meanders between research and performance. Her carefully scripted art tends to reveal ordinary human behaviour and develop what she calls an ‘aesthetics of trust and attention’. Abrahams is interested in collaborative practices as a learning place for a “being with”.
She is known worldwide for her netart (Being Human – online low tech mood mutators / not immersive. 1996 – 2007), collective writing experiments and is an internationally regarded pioneer of networked performance art.
She has performed and shown work extensively in France, including at the Centre Pompidou and the Jeu de Paume, Paris, and in many international galleries as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb; the Stadtgalerie Mannheim, Germany; the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in Asheville, USA; Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló, Spain; the New Museum, New York; the
Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan; Furtherfield Gallery, London; NIMk, Amsterdam and Aksioma in Ljubljana; in festivals such as the Moscow Film Festival; the International Film Festival of Rotterdam and the Stuttgarter Filmwinter (1st prize 2011), and on online platforms such as and Turbulence (NEA commission 2015). She was leadperformer in the ELO2017 conference in Porto en nominated for the H3K Basel netbased award 2018. In 2019 Abrahams netart piece Being Human was included in LIMA's Digital Canon of the Netherlands (1960-2000).

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