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mouchette.org

Mouchette.org is an interactive website created in 1996 by a virtual person, a pseudonymous character, an Amsterdam based artist who calls herself Mouchette. With her innocent salutation and claims to be “nearly thirteen” greeting us from the introduction page, what initially appears as a personal website of a pre-pubescent female artist, evolves into darker themes in the subsequent pages. Read more

Mouchette's network

mouchette.net

Mouchette.net emerged after Neddam had observed unexpected turns in the use of Mouchette.org. Whereas Mouchette.org masquerades as an individual blog, its interactive narrative tools open up a site that extends beyond the me – you relation, to include a third party. Presenting itself as an individual portrait, the site is in reality a masque that users appropriate in order to communicate, and hence to present something about themselves.
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Kitakyushu

Turkmenbashi mon amour

Turkmenbashi Mon Amour is a filmic-composition of image, text and sound, which portrays the cult of personality built around the figure of Turkmenbashi in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan. The piece is a response to a three-day visit by Neddam to Ashgabat during travels along the Silk Road.
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Martine Neddam

About

Martine Neddam is a visual artist who has been working with internet virtual characters who lead an autonomous artistic existence in which the real author remains invisible.
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XiaoQian

XiaoQian

XiaoQian is the personal website of a young net artist who specializes in the creation of virtual personas and who lives in Kunming, a city in the South-East of China, in the province of Yunnan. The work is a docu-fiction account of what Neddam had experienced while in residency in Kunming.
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The Pedestals

Les Socles (The Pedestals) were exhibited in 1987 in Maison des Expositions de Genas in France.
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Marche sur moi

“Marche sur moi” (Walk on me)

“Marche sur moi” (Walk on me) is an installation designed for the cupola of the Municipal Museum in Arnhem. The installation is a floor of words and wall-mounted text plates, that enter into a dialogue with each other and with the receiver of the message.
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D’Yeux

Galerie Tanya Rumpf, Exposition Miroirs Miroirs 1989
Installation Altuglas, ampoules et câbles électriques

stage-design

Texts and light

In these years between 1988 and 1992 most of my works were based on texts, light, and shadows.
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La Scala

La Scala was designed for the theatre De Meerse in Hoofddorp. The work was named after the famous theatre in Milan. The origin of this work lies in language.
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Lux Europa

Lux Europa was an exhibition in Edinburgh of European artists who work with light. The curator’s choice of the medium light was based on two ideas.
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Teylersmuseum in Haarlem

The exhibition Nr. 36 Passage de Venus, expedition hollandaise pour Réunion was held in the Teylersmuseum in Haarlem, a museum generally known as a natural history museum. The museum is typified by a certain intimacy: to view the exhibits, curtains must be pushed aside and later closed again.
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