Annabelle Binnerts (1995) is a visual artist based in Utrecht. Within her practice she is focussing on language, both as subject as material. Words and sentences can be seen in many of her works, sometimes written by herself, sometimes by others. She works in a variety of media: Drawing, sculpture, video and performances.
She is specifically interested in the way we use language to describe places. How we, for example, have attached words to every place on earth (which can be read in maps and atlases), but also how we can experience places while reading about them in a book or a story.
Besides this, she is interested in what it means to work with text within the visual context of the exhibition space: What the differences are between the role of the reader and the role of the viewer, and what exactly happens when you remove a sentence from the page and show it on a wall.
Education 2018-2020MA Fine Arts, Piet Zwart Institute 2017-2018Bcademie, Rotterdam 2016-2018Art History, University of Amsterdam 2016European Exchange Academy, UK 2013-2017Beeld en Taal, Gerrit Rietveld Academie 2012-2013Precourse, HKU, Utrecht
Exhibitions (selection) upcoming Graduation Show, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
The Passing of the First Threshold, GINDS, Hoofddorp Garden-show, Amersfoort (project in public space)
2021 Wat ik je nog wilde zeggen, TENT, Rotterdam
Open Studios, Casco Art Institute, Utrecht
Bring home what you can hold, public space, Utrecht
2020 Fish and guests smell at three days old, P/////AKT, Amsterdam Call(s) for Graduates, Mister Motley/NEST/Melkweg Expo Expoplu Engage: Departures, Expoplu, Nijmegen UtrechtDownUnder, de Oude Bibliotheek, Utrecht Unlocked/Reconnected, Expoplu, Nijmegen Open Studios, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
2019 The trees are inviting the wind, Willem Twee Kunstruimte,Den Bosch Love @ SecondSight, Corrosia, Almere Room for Space, VensterbankLeiden Open Studios, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam The New Current, Passenger Terminal, Rotterdam Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Moira, Utrecht
2018 Short Ride in a Fast Machine - The Window Show, Moira, Utrecht On my way to the Galactic Supermarket, Need Anything?, Garage Rotterdam, Rotterdam Creme Fresh-De Belofte 13, Kunstliefde, Utrecht Banier Art Festival, Rotterdam
Artist talk during De Mus, Torpedo Theater, Amsterdam ARTY PARTY, Melkweg Gallery Graduation Show 2017, Gerrit Rietveld Academy
Online performance during God Dead Confused in serf, Leeds
2016 Vocabulary of the Void at Galerie Bokboden, Bergen, Noorwegen
Performance during Stedelijk Bookclub: Press! Print! Publish!, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
2019 Wiels Art Book Fair, WIELS, Brussels
2018 This Art Fair, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam Printing Plant Art Book Fair, Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam
2017 This Art Fair, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam Beurs voor Bijzondere Uitgevers, Paradiso
Residency at Kunsthuis SYB, Beesterzwaag
Residency at Casco Art Institute, Utrecht
Residency at GinDS, Hoofddorp
Publication of several short pieces in Short Pieces that Move