Annegien van Doorn: “Sometimes the real world turns out to be way more absurd”

By Brennavan Sritharan

“Children treat play as an absorbing and essential aspect of their everyday relation to the world,” says Dutch photographer Annegien van Doorn. “Why do we lose this natural playfulness when we grow up?”

Luckily for van Doorn, she seems to have escaped the cull; creating photographs, videos and installations with a sense of mischief. By disrupting the fabric of the everyday, she manages to draw attention to it, highlighting the apparently unremarkable conventions which both govern and reflect our lives. “The banal, the quotidian, the obvious, and the ordinary fascinate me,” she says. “How do we give meaning to our daily …read more

Via: BJP

    

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