Category Archives: Installations

‘La chambre de Cathérine’ – De Ketelfactory Schiedam

‘SNAPSHOT OF A LARGER ORDER’ exhibition De Ketelfactory, Noletloodsen, Schiedam April 16 – July 17, 2016   La chambre de Cathérine     380 x 380 x 298 cm wood, carpet, laquer, video and a spoken story 7:19  loop installation, story, concept

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‘La chambre de Cathérine’ – De Ketelfactory Schiedam

‘SNAPSHOT OF A LARGER ORDER’ exhibition De Ketelfactory, Noletloodsen, Schiedam April 16 – July 17, 2016   La chambre de Cathérine     380 x 380 x 298 cm wood, carpet, laquer, video and a spoken story 7:19  loop installation, story, concept

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Parlohonygothic | Parlofoniegotiek | Karin van Pinxteren | Airbesiendershuis | 2013

‘Parlofoniegotiek’- AIRBesiendershuis, Nijmegen

House/Rules – Huis/Re/Gels A mini-Artist in Residence project ‘Entre-Nous’  25-03 / 07-04-2013 Location: Airbesiendershuis Nijmegen, an old gothic premises founded in 1525 and still in original condition. English translation by Beth O’Brien link to video summary of the project by Maries

Parlohonygothic | Parlofoniegotiek | Karin van Pinxteren | Airbesiendershuis | 2013

‘Parlofoniegotiek’- AIRBesiendershuis, Nijmegen

House/Rules – Huis/Re/Gels A mini-Artist in Residence project ‘Entre-Nous’  25-03 / 07-04-2013 Location: Airbesiendershuis Nijmegen, an old gothic premises founded in 1525 and still in original condition. English translation by Beth O’Brien link to video summary of the project by Maries

Dans l'antichambre de la nouvelle - 1 | Karin van Pinxteren | tape, ink, text | 2013

‘Dans l’antichambre des nouvelles’ – Mas de Charrou [F]

In de wachtkamer van het bericht  |  In the message’s waiting room Artist in Residence, Mas de Charrou, France, May 2013 Virginie Janssens Foundation . . installations in pigeon housing | installaties in duivenverblijven . . A project in the various pigeon

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Dans l'antichambre de la nouvelle - 1 | Karin van Pinxteren | tape, ink, text | 2013

‘Dans l’antichambre des nouvelles’ – Mas de Charrou [F]

In de wachtkamer van het bericht  |  In the message’s waiting room Artist in Residence, Mas de Charrou, France, May 2013 Virginie Janssens Foundation . . installations in pigeon housing | installaties in duivenverblijven . . A project in the various pigeon

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‘The Correspondents’ – Kunst in Kolderveen, KiK

Starting with one and the same letter, I have corresponded with five different artists. The main question was whether one should reveal much about oneself as an artist or maybe not. Is it better to mystify one’s personality? Another question

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In conversation with Anne

‘The Correspondents’ – Kunst in Kolderveen, KiK

Starting with one and the same letter, I have corresponded with five different artists. The main question was whether one should reveal much about oneself as an artist or maybe not. Is it better to mystify one’s personality? Another question

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young woman on Court Dance II - Karin van Pinxteren

Court Dance II and a soft spot for a proposal

The installation interrogates the silent desire that is also a desire for another piece of ourselves. By taking the decision to step on the soft spot, the visitor turns Court Dance into an exclusive installation. It is possible to project

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young woman on Court Dance II - Karin van Pinxteren

Court Dance II and a soft spot for a proposal

The installation interrogates the silent desire that is also a desire for another piece of ourselves. By taking the decision to step on the soft spot, the visitor turns Court Dance into an exclusive installation. It is possible to project

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Karin van Pinxteren - Approach'

‘Approach” – Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo

Approach’ light installation with text ‘Share your warmth with me’ 290 cm x 154 cm 2003 exhibition O.V.T.  – Museum van Bommel van Dam Collection Museum van Bommel van Dam . Approach’, 2003 . . Approach Hostess performance with stamp ‘Share  your

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Karin van Pinxteren - Approach'

‘Approach” – Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo

Approach’ light installation with text ‘Share your warmth with me’ 290 cm x 154 cm 2003 exhibition O.V.T.  – Museum van Bommel van Dam Collection Museum van Bommel van Dam . Approach’, 2003 . . Approach Hostess performance with stamp ‘Share  your

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Silo Exotica - Karin van Pinxteren - 2012

Silo Exotica

The Dockworker and the Exotic Thought (a tale to accompany the installation) Down at the wharf he told me a tale, that staunch dockworker. One day he had put on his special clothes and posted a letter, having written about his

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Silo Exotica - Karin van Pinxteren - 2012

Silo Exotica

The Dockworker and the Exotic Thought (a tale to accompany the installation) Down at the wharf he told me a tale, that staunch dockworker. One day he had put on his special clothes and posted a letter, having written about his

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Never (in the ink of all writing) dit the shadow vanish | The Unleashing | Park Wolfslaar | Stichting IDFX | 2012

Never (in the ink of all writing) does the shadow vanish

Standing beneath an oak in the park is an old concrete bench. I let my gaze wander over to it and am surprised to find it fragile. Right in the hollowing of the bench, Solomon’s seal—a plant symbolic of discretion

Never (in the ink of all writing) dit the shadow vanish | The Unleashing | Park Wolfslaar | Stichting IDFX | 2012

Never (in the ink of all writing) does the shadow vanish

Standing beneath an oak in the park is an old concrete bench. I let my gaze wander over to it and am surprised to find it fragile. Right in the hollowing of the bench, Solomon’s seal—a plant symbolic of discretion

EI#4 Nach dem Blick | Karin van Pinxteren | 2007 | photo by Peter Cox

‘Existential Interior #4 Nach dem Blick’ – Museum van Bommel van Dam Venlo

Wer bin ich? Wie gehe ich mit meinen Mitmenschen um? Wie lerne ich den Anderen kennen? Perspektiven auf die Beziehung zwischen dem Ich und dem Anderen ein. Den ausgestellten Werken liegen Fragen über die eigene Existenz zugrunde, über das Leben

EI#4 Nach dem Blick | Karin van Pinxteren | 2007 | photo by Peter Cox

‘Existential Interior #4 Nach dem Blick’ – Museum van Bommel van Dam Venlo

Wer bin ich? Wie gehe ich mit meinen Mitmenschen um? Wie lerne ich den Anderen kennen? Perspektiven auf die Beziehung zwischen dem Ich und dem Anderen ein. Den ausgestellten Werken liegen Fragen über die eigene Existenz zugrunde, über das Leben

Existential Interior #1Comfort Food | Karin van Pinxteren | 2004 | photo Peter Cox Eindhoven photo Peter Cox Eindhoven

Existential Interior #1 Comfort Food

Comfort Food is a stylized installation where anonymity turns into intimacy and frames the visitor by a logistic support which finally leads to a question; ‘Stay with me’. The action is caused by the design of the space and creates

Existential Interior #1Comfort Food | Karin van Pinxteren | 2004 | photo Peter Cox Eindhoven photo Peter Cox Eindhoven

Existential Interior #1 Comfort Food

Comfort Food is a stylized installation where anonymity turns into intimacy and frames the visitor by a logistic support which finally leads to a question; ‘Stay with me’. The action is caused by the design of the space and creates

Kurt's Zimmer | Karin van Pinxteren | photo by Peter Cox Eindhoven

Kurt’s Zimmer

The installation ‘Kurt’s Zimmer’ refers to the house of mirrors and an idle merry-go-round. Kurt’s Zimmer is a space of its own where several themes meet. The vanishing childhood happiness which is displaced by ‘knowledge’, the play that cannot be performed because there is

Kurt's Zimmer | Karin van Pinxteren | photo by Peter Cox Eindhoven

Kurt’s Zimmer

The installation ‘Kurt’s Zimmer’ refers to the house of mirrors and an idle merry-go-round. Kurt’s Zimmer is a space of its own where several themes meet. The vanishing childhood happiness which is displaced by ‘knowledge’, the play that cannot be performed because there is

Existential Interior #3 'Waltz with me' | Karin van Pinxteren | 2007 | photo Leo van Kampen | with Koos Dalstar

Existential Interior #3 ‘Waltz with me

For Bureau for contemporary art De Willem 3 and Vlissingen Karin van Pinxteren has developed ‘Existential interior #3 Waltz with me’. The exhibition space get enclosed and get carried in the first layer by two large colored surfaces; light grey

Existential Interior #3 'Waltz with me' | Karin van Pinxteren | 2007 | photo Leo van Kampen | with Koos Dalstar

Existential Interior #3 ‘Waltz with me

For Bureau for contemporary art De Willem 3 and Vlissingen Karin van Pinxteren has developed ‘Existential interior #3 Waltz with me’. The exhibition space get enclosed and get carried in the first layer by two large colored surfaces; light grey

Existential Interior #2 Visitor, invite me | 2006 | photo by Dirk Kreijkamp

Existential Interior #2 Visitor, invite me

Existential Interior #2 Visitor, invite me . . wallpaint, oil on panel (painting Visitor 2) 925 cm x 305 cm x 288 cm 2006 Hello World! CBK ‘s-Hertogenbosch Artists: William Speakman, Marleen Sleeuwits, Paul van Osch, Riekus, Osterholt en Uitentuis,

Existential Interior #2 Visitor, invite me | 2006 | photo by Dirk Kreijkamp

Existential Interior #2 Visitor, invite me

Existential Interior #2 Visitor, invite me . . wallpaint, oil on panel (painting Visitor 2) 925 cm x 305 cm x 288 cm 2006 Hello World! CBK ‘s-Hertogenbosch Artists: William Speakman, Marleen Sleeuwits, Paul van Osch, Riekus, Osterholt en Uitentuis,

These Gardens | Karin van Pinxteren | dia lightobject | 2008

These Gardens

These Gardens . . . A woman is walking on the area of the well known fabric factury De Ploeg designed by Gerrit Rieveld surrounded by the gardens designed by Mien Ruys, the first female landscape designer in The Netherlands. She

These Gardens | Karin van Pinxteren | dia lightobject | 2008

These Gardens

These Gardens . . . A woman is walking on the area of the well known fabric factury De Ploeg designed by Gerrit Rieveld surrounded by the gardens designed by Mien Ruys, the first female landscape designer in The Netherlands. She

The Monument | Karin van Pinxteren | mixed media | 2009 | photography Jean-Michel Crapanzano

‘The Monument’ – Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven

. Invisible Empire: Undefined Spaces The term “No man’s land” is generally accepted as an unlimited combat area in between two enemy trenches. It is a space that neither side openly wishes to occupy or take control of due to

The Monument | Karin van Pinxteren | mixed media | 2009 | photography Jean-Michel Crapanzano

‘The Monument’ – Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven

. Invisible Empire: Undefined Spaces The term “No man’s land” is generally accepted as an unlimited combat area in between two enemy trenches. It is a space that neither side openly wishes to occupy or take control of due to

Creature | Karin van Pinxteren | Vertoningsruimte Argument, Tilburg | 2004

Creature

Creature . . installation 244 x 52 x 162 cm wood, light, perspex, text ‘Give me your order’ 10-05 / 06-06-2004 ‘Wanddaden’ Vertoningsruimte Argument, Tilburg . Een manshoge witte lichtbak posteert zich tegen de achterwand van de tentoonstellingsruimte. De aanwezige

Creature | Karin van Pinxteren | Vertoningsruimte Argument, Tilburg | 2004

Creature

Creature . . installation 244 x 52 x 162 cm wood, light, perspex, text ‘Give me your order’ 10-05 / 06-06-2004 ‘Wanddaden’ Vertoningsruimte Argument, Tilburg . Een manshoge witte lichtbak posteert zich tegen de achterwand van de tentoonstellingsruimte. De aanwezige

The Caretaker | Karin van Pinxteren | MeetFactory Prague

‘The Caretaker’ – MeetFactory Prague

Karin van Pinxteren contributed ‘The Caretaker’. She simplified the work of the six previous artists into a condensed composition that contained several works that had been made and objects used by the other participants during the previous months. In juxtaposition

The Caretaker | Karin van Pinxteren | MeetFactory Prague

‘The Caretaker’ – MeetFactory Prague

Karin van Pinxteren contributed ‘The Caretaker’. She simplified the work of the six previous artists into a condensed composition that contained several works that had been made and objects used by the other participants during the previous months. In juxtaposition

Karin van Pinxteren | Guide me | Buro BK Vlissingen | 2002

Guide me

Decompressie | Decompression De Watertoren, Oost Souburg, Buro BK, Vlissingen [NL] 2002 Monique Camps, Frank Havermans, Frank Malcorps, Paul van Osch, Karin van Pinxteren . Photography by René de Wit . Fourteen jars on bodytemperature with the text ‘Guide me’,

Karin van Pinxteren | Guide me | Buro BK Vlissingen | 2002

Guide me

Decompressie | Decompression De Watertoren, Oost Souburg, Buro BK, Vlissingen [NL] 2002 Monique Camps, Frank Havermans, Frank Malcorps, Paul van Osch, Karin van Pinxteren . Photography by René de Wit . Fourteen jars on bodytemperature with the text ‘Guide me’,