Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven
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Anne-Mie van Kerckhoven, *1951 in Antwerp, Belgium
lives and works in Antwerp
Photo © Johannes Schwartz
Curated by Chris Fitzpatrick55 available works
Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven is an artist. It’s a scientific fact. In 2009, she was a test subject in a study conducted by researchers in Leuven, Belgium.
They proved that her brain works differently. It lights up entirely, with all parts of her brain firing simultaneously.
In other words, being an artist was never a choice for Van Kerckhoven. It’s a hard-wired condition, not a profession. For more than 40 years, her artistic practice has offered her a personal survival mechanism—a filter for processing her experience of life on earth, and for constructing its alternatives.Read more