Feminist by Sonja van Kerkhoff

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I am a feminist and feminism informs my work as it influences me as an individual.
The following works have obvious feminist influences or relate to topics such as gender, issues of difference, family or power relations.

La Pensée Sauvage, unfinished video, music + soundscape
Movement for Mother and Son, unfinished / in production, video

Josephine's Mother, 2015, photographic print/object
21st century feminist, 2015, photographic print/object

Pop-up onna-bugeisha, 2013, print/object made with Sen McGlinn

Tablets | Tafelen, 2008, cast resin with embedded text

Pointer, 2005, painting on linen
Sleeper, 2005, painting on cottom
Flagbearer, 2005, painting a linen doilie

The Gossamer Prison, 2004, cloth hanging.
Dress It Up, 2004, engraved, gold painted, wooden object
Day of the Daffodils, 2004, performance / video.
Fading Roses, 2004, flash animation to a song by Kath Tait.

Fruits of the Earth, 2003, performance / installation.
Domestic Self-Surveillance, 2003, hanging object.

Foundations, 2002, photographic image.
Parking Spaces for Important Visitors, 2002, performance/installation with Sen + Jacqueline.

Children of Tane, 2001, print on inner lining of a child's singlet.
The Gesture, 2001, nine computer prints on the theme of the cross.

Grains of Salt, 1999, small wall objects.
Grains of Salt, 1999, video installation.
Grains of Salt, 1999, six minute video.

Big Ones, 1998, photo-transparencies.

The consequences (het noodzakelijk gevolg), 1998, computer print

Athena, 1994, 2 minute video, performer: Cajla de Bruijn, music: Evren Celimli.
Wrapping for a marginal citizen, 1994, 13 minute video.
Wrapping for a marginal citizen, 1994, 24 images with various texts silkscreened on cloth.
Mutability, 1994, transluscent silkscreen print on transparent perspex.
Savour the Experience, 1994, 6 minute video.

Bijzetafel (Side table or coffee table), 1993, silkscreen print and custom made table
Virtue of the rose, 1992-3, computer manipulated image inside a deep frame.
First Lessons in Relativity, hung silkscreened cardboard dolls.
Learnt Steps, 1992, 2 minute video, performers: Natasha Rodenburg & Fiona de Bell.
Your Honour, 1992, Etching
Shadow | Schaduw, 1992, etching + etching cardboard relief
Eva was Hier | Eve was here, 1992, painted softboard + rope with pencilled text.

Lessons in Relativity, 1991, 2 minute video
Redesigning the Apple, 1991, ink, acrylic and ribbon on paper, text engraved frame.
The Subject Encounters, 1992, shoe-sized sculpture with silkscreened text.
What sort of idea, 1992, photocopy, glass, vase, frame.

I tend to see the world as one, 1992, silkscreened cardboard larger than life-size playing card form.
Eve´s Apple, 1992, Lithograph and silkscreen print

Latency, 1992, Silkscreen.

Self portrait as a bottled peach, 1989, acrylic on canvas.
Kei te tangi rongo | Singing (calling) Out, 1990, etching.
Found Objects, 1990, acrylic on canvas.
In the woods, 1989, acrylic on paper.
He mahi wahine (Women's work), 1989, silkscreen print.
Wahine etahi (A woman alone), 1989, acrylic on canvas.

Wahine nui te po (Great woman of the night), 1989, acrylic on paper.

He matua, 1988, acrylic on canvas.
Superwoman takes a rest, 1989, acrylic on paper.
Walking Home Alone, 1987-89, paintings, drawings + prints.

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