Annie Abrahams

ANNIE ABRAHAMS (NL/FR), biologist (University of Utrecht) and artist (Academy of Fine Arts of Arnhem). In her work, using video and performance as well as the Internet, she questions the possibilities and limits of communication in general and more specifically investigates its modes under networked conditions. She is known worldwide for her netart and collective writing experiments and is an internationally regarded pioneer of networked performance art. From 2002 till 2005 she taught at the University of Montpellier in the Arts Department. She curated the project InstantS, the Breaking Solitude and Double Bind webperformances series for (2006–2009). In 2012 she co-organised the first Cyposium and published an article on webcam mediated communication and collaboration in JAR #2. In 2013 she started with Emmanuel Guez the ReadingClub project. In 2014 she published two books: from estranger to e-stranger and CyPosium – the book, co-edited with Helen Varley Jamieson.