Sen McGlinn + Sonja van Kerkhoff

Sen McGlinn (Christchurch, Aotearoa/New Zealand, 1956) is of English and Irish descent. He has a masters in Islamic studies (Leiden university, 2005) and an English honours degree (Otago University, 1988).

Sonja van Kerkhoff (Hawera, Taranaki, Aotearoa/New Zealand, 1960) is of Dutch, Scottish and Irish descent. She studied at the Otago School of Arts in Dunedin (1982) and moved to The Netherlands in 1989, gaining a masters equivalent from the Maastricht Academy of Arts (1993), and later a MSc. in Media Technology (2008) at Leiden university.

Selected Exhibitions

2011  

Grove, land art, earth and tree trunks, 2013, Aotearoa | New Zealand
Oratory at Tahora, land art, earth and tree trunks, 2013, Aotearoa | New Zealand
Nothing To Declare 2011, Yuchengco Museum + Blanc Compound, Manila, The Philippines
Oct 2011 - Jan 2012
Curated by Flaudette May Datuin (College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines), Josephine Turalba (Dean, School of Fine Arts and Design, Philippine Women's University) and Precious Leano (Executive Director, Filipino Visual Arts and Design Rights Organization).

UNCONTAINABLE: Second Nature, ISEA 2011 ISTANBUL, Cumhuriyet Gallery, Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey. The exhibition was part of the Official Parallel Program of the 12th Istanbul Biennial.

At Sea | Op Zee, EAE Gallery, Leiden, The Netherlands

Past, Present and Future, group show, Municipal City Chambers, Gorinchem, The Netherlands

Past, Present and Future, group show, Municipal Museum of Gwangju, Gwangju, South Korea

Open air Hotel project, OpenluchtHotel, Utrecht, Leiden + Delft, The Netherlands

Prints, paintings, and an epic poem, ActiVite exhibition spaces, Leiderdorp, The Netherlands

Darling Buds, Parlour Project Space, Queens Cresent, London, U.K.

2010  

Video installation in The unwanted Land, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, The Netherlands

25 Jahre/ ans/ years Schengen, Koch'Haus + Europa Museum, Schengen, Luxembourg

The SLOW FLOW SHOW, Greenbench Gallery, Whanganui, Aotearoa | New Zealand

2009

On CDOs and Double Club part of the London East Festival of culture, August Art, London.

TreeTop Gallery, Regents Park, London, U.K. Curated by Claudia Moseley and Steph Smith

Open Exhibition, Cafe Gallery, Southwark Park, London, U.K.

Arcade Arts, Carisle Arts Festival, Carlisle, U.K. Curated by Caroline Dalton & Matthew Wells.

Rijns Water (water from the Rhine), Sidac Studio, Leiden, The Netherlands

site specific installations, Lakenfeesten Kunstroute (art route), Leiden, The Netherlands

Galerie TamTam in 19 windows in Leiden, The Netherlands

2008

Dagedraad | Threads of the Day in the Wevershuis (Leiden Museum of Weaving), Leiden, The Netherlands

Wrapped, and at home, Wiebke Morgan, Bethnall Green, London, U.K.

Nga Paepae Hou | New Vessels, The Gallery at the Willesden Green Library Centre, London, U.K.

Galerie TamTam, 19 shop windows as part of the TamTam Festival, The Netherlands.

For Whom Do You Speak, Shed-and-a-half Gallery, London, U.K. Curated by Miyuki Kasahara + Calum F. Kerr.

Kunstenfestival S5: Open Book, Scheltema Complex voor Actuele Kunst (Centre for contemporary arts), Leiden, The Netherlands. Curated by Resi van der Ploeg

U Bevindt Zich Hier (You Are Here), RAP Gallery, Leiden, The Netherlands. Curated by Jos Agasi + Sanne Dresmé.

2007

Vogel zoekt huis (Bird seeks home), RAP Gallery, Leiden, The Netherlands. Curated by Jos Agasi + Sanne Dresmé.

Sculpting the Suburban Landscape, Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, London, U.K.

2006

Open Exhibition, Cafe Gallery, Southpark, London, U.K.

2005

Open Exhibition, Cafe Gallery, Southpark, London, U.K.

Eating Out, Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, London, U.K.

Dicht op de Muur (Close to the wall), a project of installations in shops in the city of Leiden organized by Stitching TegenBeeld, Leiden, The Netherlands

Artwork arranged by medium    Artworks by Sen + Sonja    Sonja's c.v.    Sonja's Design page    The Guided Tour - Click on images