Fain Would They

text from the Quran, mild steel, light bulb

by Sonja van Kerkhoff, 2004

installation/sculpture by Sen McGlinn + Sonja van Kerkhoff

In "Oceania", Terpkerk show in Urmond, The Netherlands, 2004.

The text reads:

Fain Would they put out God's light with their mouths, but God only desireth to perfect the light
though the infidels abhour it.

Quran 61:8

    at NorthArt, Oct 2018

In "The Poetic Condition", NorthArt, Northcote, Auckland, Oct 2018.

Lamp lit sculpture by Sonja van Kerkhoff

Lamp lit sculpture by Sonja van Kerkhoff

For the exhibition in 2018, this lamp lit sculpture, was suspended with two fine nylon threads so it hovered just above the concrete floor.
The lamp was painted in oils in shades of pink.

installation/sculpture by Sonja van Kerkhoff
Left to Right works in the 2018 exhibition: The Poetic Condition by Sonja, The Poetic Condition by Yair Callender, Roger Morris, Sonja van Kerkhoff, Channa Boon, Jonathan Reus + Sissel Marie Tonn, Raewyn Turner + Brian Harris, photographic prints by Virginia Guy.

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