Throughout the video and collage works, performances of vitality collapse into an oily itching, aching skin-hunger, frustrated by ruptures in the surfaces of the image, giving way to an ecstatic, orgiastic metamorphosis of bodies, materials and products.
Titled after the drug Nuedexta, used in the treatment of psuedobulbar affect, or emotional incontinence, this is a show ostensibly exploring the short circuit between affect and signifier.
Adham recently presented a show on BBC Radio4 titled VR: The Art of Immersion, his video piece “Makeup Tutorial” will screen on Channel 4 with Random Acts in autumn 2018 and he is currently working on two 360 video commissions for Collusion in Cambridge, The Box in Plymouth and has been awarded a year long Near Now fellowship developing augmented reality performance.
Adham Faramawy (b. Dubai, 1981) lives and works in London.
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