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- “Brutal growth is a secret cocktail where the senses take control. And in this cocktail, the most important ingredient is time, time as an archaeology of a collective and biological memory. This, combined with the authenticity of one’s own life, generates an elixir that is extremely nourishing for the creative spirit, as can be seen here today in the layered images of Karin Kortenhorst. READ THE FULL STORY Story by Robbie Cornelissen, Draftsman, at the opening of the exposition Brutal Growth” in National Braid Museum in Noordwolde
- Body as landscape
“Where does the body begin, and where might it end? Does it flow into space? The wire sculptures, an examination of the human and sometimes vegetal silhouette, form transparent volumes that open up and dissolve in space. Body becomes landscape.“. READ MORE Report of studio visit at Karin Kortenhorst, by Suzan Rüsseler, Curator of the Textielmuseum Tilburg.
- “Kortenhorst allows herself to be surprised by what the materials can offer and how this directs her thematic explorations. Through her work, she investigates status, hierarchy, openness and vulnerability.” READ MORE Errico Cassar, Head of the Jewelry Design Department at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.