In Passing

Looking at the work of Annegien van Doorn, it is easy to notice her special way of facing daily life: she is constantly looking for encounters with everyday objects that are undoubtedly present in everyone’s routine, but they are normally just used and forgotten, as almost unnoticeable things. However, through Annegien’s photographic and video work we recognize how, with simple gestures, she provides them with a second connotation and function. She gives an attractive and unusual appearance to these ordinary objects, making us aware of their actual existence. This way of looking at and paying attention to the most common things is what brings to Annegien’s practice the characteristic of ‘life-art’; she is not only a keen observer of life behind the objects that we usually ignore, but by using her camera, she reflects on the origin of each product… Read more


“In Passing” is supported by the AFK (Amsterdam Fund for the Arts)