Sonja van Kerkhoff

24 Jan
Sonja van Kerkhoff, 2012

Sonja van Kerkhoff, 2012

Born: 1960, Hawera, Taranaki,
Aotearoa | New Zealand.
http://www.sonjavank.com

Diploma of Fine Arts (1982), Otago.
Masters equivalent (double major in painting/printmaking and sculpture) 1993, Maastricht School of Visual Arts, The Netherlands. MSc (Computer Science) 2005, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

Room of Memories, 2012, commission by "Fields of Wonder" for their "OpenLuchtHotel" (Open Air Hotel) - a city wide event of sculpture-accomodation for midsummers night (June 21st), Leiden, The Netherland.

Room of Memories by Sen McGlinn + SOnja van Kerkkhoff, 2012, commission by “Fields of Wonder” (www.fieldsofwonder.nl) for their “OpenLuchtHotel” (Open Air Hotel) – a city wide event of sculpture-accomodation for midsummers night (June 21st), Leiden, The Netherlands.

Sen and Sonja often make works in response to connections with the local environment of where they create their works. See this page some information about the context of this historic courtyard and this work in response.

Based in the Netherlands since 1989, she works in diverse media, ranging from performance to print to sculpture to video to animation to interactive/responsive work. Sonja and Sen have an video installation on show (Kāinga a roto, Kāinga a roto (Home within, Home on the outside) – Puke Ariki) at Puke Ariki in New Plymouth as part of the SCANZ 3rd Nature show from Feb 2nd till April 1st 2013.

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