Astrid Gnosis is a multidisciplinary artist, working mainly with sound, video and performance. Her practice revolves around themes of violence and urgency.


"Im fascinated by ritualistic channelisations of violence through simulation, the kind found in religion, dance, folklore and pagan ceremonies and other social practices that involve a shared language of some sort."

Through my practice the main interest is in creating semantic networks relating to the cognitive dissonance I experience and perceive inside western society. These maps or works navigate through its symptomatic disorders that are deeply rooted in social, mental and structural collapse.
It is in the moments on the brink of collapse where lucidity occurs and a path is cleared, better witnessed in hindsight as factors for change. The type of change is not my interest but rather simply the urge for it, without a particular focus, I simply
glorify discomfort as a state of being.