The Horror Autotoxicus

by September 1, 2022

Punishment of the Fathers from A. M. Hoch on Vimeo.

Diary of a Young Boat – the book

by October 5, 2021

The fictional aural diary of a thirteen-year-old girl is at the heart of AM Hoch’s award-winning series of installations. Originally conceived as an interdimensional radio play, the Diary is now available in book form.ENGLISH version available on, edizioni.intra.proITALIAN version available on, Published by Read more »

The Horror Autotoxicus

by February 7, 2019
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The Horror Autotoxicus was the name given to autoimmune disease by the German scientist Paul Ehrlich, who discovered it back in the 19th century. The name conjures up a primordial terror, a monstrous thumping force; it feels apt to me. In diseases like multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, the body attacks its Read more »

Current Events

by October 24, 2017
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Though I’ve drawn and painted many versions of entwined pairs, I haven’t come close to exhausting my fascination with the visual representation of twisted couples; the grandest or most horrific schemes come down to two people in a room at some point, acting out primal dramas. Last year I was commissioned to Read more »


by November 8, 2015
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  Couples—in romantic relationships or familial ones—can be as mesmerizing as swirling eddies or a car accident. The way two humans become entwined into one beautiful mess has been explored in psychology, literature, and film, but much less so in painting.                   Read more »

GoFundMe Campaign Begins

by September 23, 2015
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GoFundMe Campaign I vacillate between terror and embarrassment about being so sick for so long; I know those feelings are not helpful, but they are real. Much of the time, I’m too exhausted to hold onto any feeling or thought for too long—a change in my brain functioning which in itself could be fascinating. Read more »