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THEATRUM ALGAERIUM, a durational performance with the sea
Early in the morning and late in the evening, between low and high tide, the Theatrum Algaerium rises from the sea. Metal frames hold the fluttering weeds. Glass jars fill up with seawater, their round shapes are acting like a lens and focus on the morphology of the floating algae. Theatrum Algaerium works with organisms of the sea.
THE SEA GIVES AND THE SEA WILL TAKE AWAY, video
Algae, water and tentacular feelings. The project continues online, with the interactive website LAMINARIA

 

 

ABOUT ANNEMARIE MAES

Anne Marie Maes is a Flemish artist and researcher who has been active as an independent professional artist and as founder and coordinator of artist collectives from 1999. Her oeuvre has three main strands: 1. She has a great concern for socio-ecological issues creating art works that raise awareness and stimulate social change through grassroots community organisation and activism, within the tradition of Joseph Beuys and the Fluxus movement. 2. She has continuously experimented and integrated cutting edge Information and Communication technologies within the tradition of art-science interaction research, collaborating with fablabs, DIY technology initiatives, university research labs and advanced digital fabrication companies. And 3, she has explored novel bio-materials (primarily based on algae, bacteria and activities of bee colonies) to establish a new aesthetics and find solution paths towards more sustainable industrial materials, agriculture and biodiversity.

 

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