The research of artist Lisette Ros is complementary: towards society, unmasking how collective mechanisms work; conditioned by an understructure rooted in our basic, daily behavior, and most importantly towards herself.

While her performances always carry recognizable elements, she analyses routines and questions conventions, daily rhythms and their self-evidence. She sees the consequences of socio cultural praxis that affect us, whilst the peculiar element to her work is that this all cannot exist apart from her persona. Her body is therefor the pivotal space of action, the battlefield where these types of questions are asked; her ground for exploration.

Because, who is she, in the midst of it all?

This is the profound reason why Ros’ aching need of understanding has to pass through her body. Feelings are confronting, but at the same time introduce her with vulnerabilities, her flesh, her blood. She is bleeding, she is breathing, she is wondering.

Now also selling original polaroids on Catawiki: go check it out here :-). This trio was taken during the performance launch in Amsterdam of my new work: ‘My Self, the (First) Breath’ in 2021, The Netherlands.


    9-12: ‘The Mirror’ at l’Age d’Or, Schutterstraat 17, old city mall Almere, NL.
    Live opening performance, with an exclusive collaborative twist with Sam Andrea.
    Free entry.
    09-12 – 31-12: ‘The Mirror’ on show at l’Age d’Or, Schutterstraat 17, old city mall, Almere, NL. Installation, videowork.
    Free entry.
  • New: ‘I Bruise Like A Peach’ for INTERBELLUM #4.
    – Launching as soon as possible. Stay noticed for the updates.
    Live performance, light installation.
    Collaboration with artist Sam Janssen.
  • New: ‘The Mirror’ for INTERBELLUM #3.
    Live performance, installation, video work.
    Collaboration with filmmakers Rob Schröder & Gabrielle Provaas, light Stefan Prokop.
    Exclusive event coming up.
‘Reframing Conventions’ for INTERBELLUM #1 teaser video, Amsterdam (2020)


© Lisette Ros
© Biography by Sara van Bussel
© Header: Analogue photo ‘My Self, the (First) Breath’ by Marieke Gras
© Teaser video ‘My Self, the (First) Breath’ (2021) by Lisette Ros

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