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Bram by Verhey, Joost

What happens to the mind of an artist who suddenly loses eyesight? It finds new ways to express itself and create.The Dutch artist Bram Cox did not stop her creative lifestyle after she turned blind. Instead, she discovered that sound has the same elements as image. While watching this film the viewer gets caught up in Brams sonic experiences in the Plasy monastery in the Czech republic. Brams world becomes clear; There is sound everywhere. You are constantly living inside a concert.

Bram the artist
Bram Cox, born in 1934, is a Dutch artist. She started out making dolls and works with different types of fabric. When she turns blind in 1987 due to diabetes, she discovers the possibilities of sound. Bram starts making audioproductions, soundsculptures and she also performs in front of audiences. Bram passed away in 1998.

Verhey, Joost
Copyright Holder
MM Filmprodukties
68 min.
Year of release

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