Category Archives: Performance

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poetic action at the opening of the exhibition IK WAS JE PARK, Tilburg May 20, 2017   ‘IK WAS JE opende gisteren in PARK. Karin van Pinxteren heette de bezoekers in de gang al welkom, geruststellend gekleed in mantelpak met bijpassende parelketting,

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poetic action at the opening of the exhibition IK WAS JE PARK, Tilburg May 20, 2017   ‘IK WAS JE opende gisteren in PARK. Karin van Pinxteren heette de bezoekers in de gang al welkom, geruststellend gekleed in mantelpak met bijpassende parelketting,

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Classified | GHB |Van Abbemuseum | Karin van Pinxteren

‘Classified’ – Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven

A woman and a girl are in an empty arena. The woman is dressed in accordance to the female code which represents service (hostess) and professionalism (business suit). The girl is dressed according to a toned-down children’s version derived from

Classified | GHB |Van Abbemuseum | Karin van Pinxteren

‘Classified’ – Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven

A woman and a girl are in an empty arena. The woman is dressed in accordance to the female code which represents service (hostess) and professionalism (business suit). The girl is dressed according to a toned-down children’s version derived from

'Paper is as cosmic as the universe (chapter 1)' | Karin van Pinxteren | KKN25 / GR1011 | Photo by Rob Groot Zevert

Paper is as cosmic as the universe #1

Never ever we have been able to look so far upon us, fathom the depth of the universe. But what does that? The space around us is visually increasing, can we handle that? There are photographic images send in from

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'Paper is as cosmic as the universe (chapter 1)' | Karin van Pinxteren | KKN25 / GR1011 | Photo by Rob Groot Zevert

Paper is as cosmic as the universe #1

Never ever we have been able to look so far upon us, fathom the depth of the universe. But what does that? The space around us is visually increasing, can we handle that? There are photographic images send in from

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easy to love + easy to love, but... | Karin van Pinxteren | Supermarket Stockholm

‘Easy to love’ – Supermarket 2012 Independent Art Fair Stockholm [SE]

Argument en Karin van Pinxteren @ Supermarket 2012 Independent Art fair Stockholm [SE] 16-19 Februari, Kulturhuset Stockholm .. . Solo presentation on invitation and supported by Argument Vertoningsruimte Tilburg. .. . A project about art, if it becomes less work but more and

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easy to love + easy to love, but... | Karin van Pinxteren | Supermarket Stockholm

‘Easy to love’ – Supermarket 2012 Independent Art Fair Stockholm [SE]

Argument en Karin van Pinxteren @ Supermarket 2012 Independent Art fair Stockholm [SE] 16-19 Februari, Kulturhuset Stockholm .. . Solo presentation on invitation and supported by Argument Vertoningsruimte Tilburg. .. . A project about art, if it becomes less work but more and

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Karin van Pinxteren - Visitor, enlighte me - © photography by Liedeke Kruk

Visitor, enlighten me

The Nightporter always works alone accompanied by the artworks she has to take care of. She wasn’t familiar with art, just following her fathers footsteps as a night porter, because he used to take her on his night roundes what

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Karin van Pinxteren - Visitor, enlighte me - © photography by Liedeke Kruk

Visitor, enlighten me

The Nightporter always works alone accompanied by the artworks she has to take care of. She wasn’t familiar with art, just following her fathers footsteps as a night porter, because he used to take her on his night roundes what

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Collector | Karin van Pinxteren | performance 2009 | photo by Witold de Man

Collector

In ‘Collector’, seventh of a series of hostess performances from the year 2000, the artist positions herself under cover at the entrance of a large art exhibition, posing as a hostess. Every visitor receives a stamp on his or her

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Collector | Karin van Pinxteren | performance 2009 | photo by Witold de Man

Collector

In ‘Collector’, seventh of a series of hostess performances from the year 2000, the artist positions herself under cover at the entrance of a large art exhibition, posing as a hostess. Every visitor receives a stamp on his or her

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Classified | performance | Kunstvlaai #6 | Amsterdam

Classified # Kunstvlaai 6

        A woman and a girl are in an empty arena. The woman is dressed in accordance to the female code which represents service (hostess) and professionalism (business suit). The girl is dressed according to a toned-down

Classified | performance | Kunstvlaai #6 | Amsterdam

Classified # Kunstvlaai 6

        A woman and a girl are in an empty arena. The woman is dressed in accordance to the female code which represents service (hostess) and professionalism (business suit). The girl is dressed according to a toned-down

Precious | performance / installation | together with Loek Grootjans | Stedelijk Museum Aalst [B] | photo by Loek Grootjans

‘Precious’ – Stedelijk Museum Aalst [B]

Behind a harden glass facade the Hostess walks up and down in front of the text lines. She finds herself in a conditioned space for displaying important art. In optimal humidity- and temperature values she moves in the best room

Precious | performance / installation | together with Loek Grootjans | Stedelijk Museum Aalst [B] | photo by Loek Grootjans

‘Precious’ – Stedelijk Museum Aalst [B]

Behind a harden glass facade the Hostess walks up and down in front of the text lines. She finds herself in a conditioned space for displaying important art. In optimal humidity- and temperature values she moves in the best room

Welcome | Karin van Pinxteren | Museum De Beyerd, Breda | 2001

‘Welcome’ – Museum De Beyerd, Breda

Welcome . . performance 20-02-2001 Karin van Pinxteren with her team; Nicole Maurer, Ine van Gemert, Kim Bowman, Anke van Esch, David Coppoolse, Steven de Joode On invitation by Loek Grootjans, during the opening of his exhibition ‘A Lot (more)’.

Welcome | Karin van Pinxteren | Museum De Beyerd, Breda | 2001

‘Welcome’ – Museum De Beyerd, Breda

Welcome . . performance 20-02-2001 Karin van Pinxteren with her team; Nicole Maurer, Ine van Gemert, Kim Bowman, Anke van Esch, David Coppoolse, Steven de Joode On invitation by Loek Grootjans, during the opening of his exhibition ‘A Lot (more)’.

Deal with me | Karin van Pinxteren | CBK 's-Hertogenbossch | 2006 | photo by Dirk Kreijkamp

Deal with me

A double glossy card, 300 gram. On one side in red letters ‘Deal with me’. On the other side a picture of a hostess near the statue of Heronimus Bosch. She’s dealing. The hostess is an artist – readable by

Deal with me | Karin van Pinxteren | CBK 's-Hertogenbossch | 2006 | photo by Dirk Kreijkamp

Deal with me

A double glossy card, 300 gram. On one side in red letters ‘Deal with me’. On the other side a picture of a hostess near the statue of Heronimus Bosch. She’s dealing. The hostess is an artist – readable by

My smile is my comfort to you | Karin van Pinxteren | HOTEL Nijmegen | 2000

My smile is my comfort to you

My smile is my comfort to you . . performance with card 24-11 / 22-12-2000, all Sundays on invitation by Loek Grootjans installation ‘Department Relaxation’ by Loek Grootjans HOTEL, CBK, Art centre, Nijmegen . Zich langzaam bewegend in de installatie

My smile is my comfort to you | Karin van Pinxteren | HOTEL Nijmegen | 2000

My smile is my comfort to you

My smile is my comfort to you . . performance with card 24-11 / 22-12-2000, all Sundays on invitation by Loek Grootjans installation ‘Department Relaxation’ by Loek Grootjans HOTEL, CBK, Art centre, Nijmegen . Zich langzaam bewegend in de installatie

Vêtements Protocollaires | Hostess performance |Karin van Pinxteren | Argument, Tilburg | 2000

Vêtements Protocollaires

. 1e Hostess-performance Vertoningsruimte Argument, Tilburg Juli 2000 project ZomerContacten groepszomerproject, doorlopend in de maand Juli.   .. . Integrale tekst uit mijn bijgehouden dagboek, hier en daar iets aangepast voor de leesbaarheid. . 13-07-2000 – dag 1 Badge. Onwennig.

Vêtements Protocollaires | Hostess performance |Karin van Pinxteren | Argument, Tilburg | 2000

Vêtements Protocollaires

. 1e Hostess-performance Vertoningsruimte Argument, Tilburg Juli 2000 project ZomerContacten groepszomerproject, doorlopend in de maand Juli.   .. . Integrale tekst uit mijn bijgehouden dagboek, hier en daar iets aangepast voor de leesbaarheid. . 13-07-2000 – dag 1 Badge. Onwennig.

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Your Witness

  performance – installatie 1 juni 2002 17.00 – 22.00 uur Nova Zembla, ‘s-Hertogenbosch   De tekst YOUR WITNESS wordt door de Hostess met zwarte inkt, langzaam en secuur op de rechterhand van de bezoeker gestempeld in de entree van het

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Your Witness

  performance – installatie 1 juni 2002 17.00 – 22.00 uur Nova Zembla, ‘s-Hertogenbosch   De tekst YOUR WITNESS wordt door de Hostess met zwarte inkt, langzaam en secuur op de rechterhand van de bezoeker gestempeld in de entree van het