ANNA SOPHIE DE VRIES
UPCOMING Persephone & Demeter (Amsterdam / The Hague / Tenerife ’17/’18)
Work in progress (Amsterdam, 2017)
One Way Ticket (50 min, Los Angeles, 2016)
Two people get to hear that they’ve been chosen to go on a one way trip to another planet. The film follows them on their last days on earth.
bubblegum, water lily
korean wedding silk, oil paint, go away evil spiritual powder
Horror Vacui (13min, The Hague, 2015)
Three teenagers spend their time inside one of their houses. They fantasize about places they’d rather be.
silk, oil paint, aphrodisia spiritual powder
Nostalgia For Fluorine Green Grass (14min, Tokyo, 2015)
A boy rather lives inside a computergame than in the real world. Wandering through Tokyo, he is looking for an outerspace place to live.
going back home
leaves and oil paint on canvas
Dromomania (19min, Daegu, South Korea, 2015)
After being invented inside the laboratory, a robot is send to his new home where his job is to accompany a woman. The robot’s inventor’s made him so intelligent, that he get’s fed up with his job.
’’To keep my spirit fresh, I train my brain. My many brains!
In mind, I am surfing on the galactic disk and the horizon of Mona Lisa’s smile.
From the back of a Plesiosaurus, I hop on the back of Napoleons prancing horse.
I snap my fingers on the beat of passing light years.
And when I’m tired I let Shiva cradle me in his arms like a new born baby.’’
newspaper, acrylic paint, wood
Untitled (performance, loop, Amsterdam, 2015)
Frans & Ellis (7min, The Hague, 2014)
A young couple wonders what to do that day.
15 x 15 cm, 3D print