Annie Abrahams
Since the beginning
Works in Montpellier France

Annie Abrahams has a doctorate in biology from the university of Utrecht and a grade from the Academy of fine arts of Arnhem. In her work, using video, performance as well as the internet, she questions the possibilities and the limits of communication in general and more specifically investigates its modes under networked conditions. She is an internationally regarded pioneer of networked performance art.
She has performed and shown work extensively in France, including at the Pompidou Centre, Paris, and in many international galleries including among others Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló, Spain; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan; HTTP gallery in London and NIMk in Amsterdam; festivals such as the Moscow Film Festival; the International Film Festival of Rotterdam and the Stuttgarter Filmwinter, and on online platforms such as and Turbulence.
She teached at the university of Montpellier in the arts department. (2002-2005) From november 2006 to january 2009 she curated the project “InstantS” for She also curated and organized the “Breaking Solitude” and Double Bind webperformances on in 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Besides doing her art work she lectures and teaches workshops.

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Huis Clos / No Exit – Remediating the Social

the preparation as performance


Huis Clos / No Exit – Remediating the Social

Thu Oct 25, 2012 13:00 - Sat Nov 03, 2012

Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Huis Clos / No Exit performance
First public Preparation session : 25 October 6pm GMT (find you local time)
With Annie Abrahams, Ruth Catlow, Ursula Endlicher, Nicolas Frespech and Igor Stromajer.

Open to alll online

Via you can see us and comment, do suggestions in a chatwindow.

Huis Clos / No Exit is a performance series made for Remediating the Social – ELMCIP conference Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with New Media Scotland and University College Falmouth

The project is a follow-up of Huis Clos / No Exit – On Translation presented on 29/05/2010 at NIMk in Amsterdam.

Three public preparation sessions / Three performances

Preparation 1 : 25 October 6pm GMT
Preparation 2 : 2 November 2pm GMT
Preparation 3 : 3 November 2pm GMT

Performances :
1 November 8pm GMT
Edinburgh College of Art
free entrance without reservation
2 and 3 November 3.30pm GMT
Edinburgh College of Art
free entrance without reservation

streaming interface Ivan Chabanaud
technical assistance Jan de Weille

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Beyond (spectacle) Episode I

Fri Oct 19, 2012 19:30 - Fri Oct 19, 2012

Paris, France

Beyond (spectacle) Episode I
Performance Annie Abrahams & Igor Stromajer,

Programmation Performances / Curator Madeleine Filippi
Friday 19 October 2012 – 19h30
Room 7.2. 7 rue des filles du calvaire 75003 Paris

Streaming Ivan Chabanaud
Technical assistance Jan de Weille

Igor in Hamburg and Annie in Paris will be united in a webcam performance interface. Igor and Annie will be the marionettes to be put into (e)motion via the text written by the public on their smartphones. Two speakers will read this text aloud in front of the public while Annie and Igor will execute as good as they can the protocol and commands proposed to them.

Marionettes / Scripting Reality / On Manipulation / Txt Theater / Public Collaboration Dynamics

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Cyposium - an online symposium on cyberformance

Join us today for the first online only Cyposium!

12 hours of interesting talks and discussions around past cyberformance performances.

All you need is a stan­dard web browser with the Flash player plu­gin and broad­band inter­net con­nec­tion.
Go to the website and click “ENTER” at the cor­rect time to enter the pre­sen­ta­tion you want to attend.

I hope to see you there!


Cyposium 2012

Please come and join us on the 12th of October to discuss past online performances


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