Marijn Ottenhof works in video, photography and installation pieces. Themes in her work are the disappearing boundaries between the real and the surreal, the rules of group behaviour and the loss of function of objects and situations. Through seemingly pointless actions and functionless products, surreal settings and social happenings, she creates a parallel world of loneliness, magic and games without rules. The concepts of her works contain influences from dreams, popular culture and the news. In her work the viewer gets the role of a figurant, a person who is invited to participate, but unclear on which terms.