Annemiek van der Wilt







‘Omslaan’


2020

audiowork
duration 1.30´


A soundwork based on rhythm of knitting with fragments of poem. The text comes from needlework instruction schoolbook for young girls.
 






‘Multiverse’


2018

audiowork with 4 speakers shown in a dark space
duration 4.15´

Technique: Simone Sacchi

Is it possible to trust your own observations, whilst science tells you otherwise? This dilemma is portrayed in a audiowork that is shown in a dark space with 4 speakers in gallery Nest in The  Hague. By using a non-visible material such as sound, I create a world of verbal testimonies contradicting each other to the point of no certainty. The soundscape is paradoxical as it both tells you what to believe, and how to debunk it. This is something we often experience while observing art, as you are constantly subjected to questions like ‘What is it that we see?’ while our different observations and interpretations often lead to discussion.
 






‘Devote Yourself’



2019
video duration 1.51’

In collaboration with Spaarnestad Photo


The video shows the rigid and structured life of the housewife and household in the ´60s and the link to contemporary life. Specialised books in the ´60s taught the housewife how to do this in a very detailed and patronizing way. How is the woman´s life nowadays?
In many countries in the world, women still only maintain the household. In the western world household duties are still not equally divided. Have we progressed? Are we less programmed?


 



‘Devote Yourself’ - installation with two projectors



2019
duration 2.15’


Shown during groupshow ‘Note to Self’ and in Gallery Heden, The Hague

 



‘Molded Society’  



2018
video duration 3.34´,

In collaboration with Spaarnestad Photos


Video made with pictures from the photoarchive. Combined with text fragments of press releases from the background of the pictures.
The photos are part of the subject ´Plastic Fantastic´ and show the optimistic view on plastics in earlier times. They are combined with text fragments of actual scientific reports mentioning the plastic damages with negative results.