Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven (also known as AMVK) is an artist of singular complexity. Born in 1951 in Antwerp, where she still lives and works, she has been active since the 1970s as a visual artist, graphic designer and performer. She has always been a pioneer. She should, first and foremost, be considered an artist for the future. AMVK’s practice is truly interdisciplinary.

M HKA wants to introduce Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven to a wider audience as an innovator of forms and interpreter of moods - as oxygen of the whole society.

AMVK: Works

(c)image: AMVK
Series , dimensions variable
paint on forex in wooden frame

"This series was made at the time when a new TV format, for high-definition viewing, was being launched. I had seen it at a Photokino fair in Germany. The wooden frames around the works had the screen dimensions of the TV screens.

Each screen shows an interaction between two elements: the street and a woman, my father and my aunt Rita, my two grandmothers, Kapitein Zeppos and Ariane Despinal, David Lynch and Isabella Rossellini, a criminal couple killed in a taxi... Images from my personal life and from the mass media are treated in the same way."