The smartphone is indispensable in our society, in the beginning it was an easy, perhaps social gadget, at this time more and more people tend to have a love-hate relationship with it. The handy device occupies more and more of our our time and privacy. It is difficult to find peace when we are distracted or driven by an unconscious need to check that phone again and again. Being constantly available and continuously in the picture results in a state of no longer being aible to find shelter. How consciously are we aware of this fact and do we remember how we experienced the pre-smart-phone era? With the installation “Cut the crap, back to basic!” Annemarieke takes you through the path of being caught to the experience of openmindedness.