KARIN JANSSEN VISUAL ARTIST
'Silent Screams in the Valley of Uncanniness'. See more...
"Karin Janssen paints portraits which ooze vibrancy and character. Her imagery often suggests a likeness with growths and tumors, toying with the way we instinctively reject deformations. Absurd yet familiar, her works have grotesque charm." - Kids of Dada
KARIN JANSSEN PROJECT SPACE
Recent exhibition: GROWTH
GROWTH brings together the work of four artists who embrace an impulsive, organic process of creating, giving rise to distorted, organic yet confident shapes, reaching the twilight zone where beauty meets ugliness and repulsion and attraction go hand in hand. A collection of pieces in which the energy is tangible, or work we understand from the gut. Read more...
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Recent exhibition: Raw Skin
Uncompromising visions of the visceral body
RAW SKIN challenges the dualistic view that the body is merely a seat for the mind, a shell which, with willpower and discipline, can be moulded into a perfect shape, something that we have influence over.This idea denies the reality of our living bodies, our corporeality. The exhibition RAW SKIN aims to research what happens when internal emotions start bleeding into the body, changing, morphing, transforming and exploding it, causing it to clash with the external world around it. Read more...
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