Hold on, Auto Future

Title: Hold On, Auto Future
Artist: Anne de Vries

Year: 2013
Size: 250cm x 450cm x 300cm
Material: stainless steel, solvent-printed bath towels with data.
In and around the handrail we find towels hanging, like leftovers from physical activity. On these towels, computer-generated data is printed, describing events scheduled 100 to several 1000 years from today. The texts are results of random web-based searches unveiling an existing auto-generated future.

Stick and Plant

Title: Stick and Plant
Artist: Anne de Vries
Year: 2003
Materials: 2-channel video installation, wood, kentia plants, roofing, clothing hangers, clothing, bench, etc.
Dimensions: 2,5 x 3 x 14 meter 
About: ‘Stick and Plant’ is a 2-channel video installation that reassembles a rehabilitation center. Different treatments take place inside and outside the video projections integrated into the installation.
We witness participants changing in and out of camouflage suits and hiding in the kentia plant jungle behind the wooden installation wall.