New Vessels

by Sen McGlinn + Sonja van Kerkhoff, 1987 - 2008

woodcut print by Sonja van Kerkhoff

Fire and Rain, woodcut, 1990,
50 x 70 cm. Edition of 17.

New Vessels is an epic poem by Sen McGlinn with images by Sonja van Kerkhoff.

Its first incarnation was in book form published with 16 black and white images on good quality paper.
This edition of 400 sold out in New Zealand in 1988 or so.

The next presentation was as a series of 19 pastel + pencil drawings for an exhibition in Moray Gallery, Dunedin, in 1987 and a later exhibition in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Between 1988-90, Sonja made a number of prints, paintings and pastels which as extensions of the New Vessels themes, such as the woodcut on the right and the silkscreen images below

silkscreen print by Sonja van Kerkhoff

Haere ki te kuahakaore tatou i huaki
Towards the door we never opened

1989, silkscreen, 40 x 26 cm. Edition of 26.
see: Prints by Sonja

How the mortals learn to pray, 1989. silkscreen. Edition of 28.20 x 18 cm

In 2008 Sonja worked on a new series of images in pastel, pencil and ink and on the computer for a new artist book + exhibition. computer print by Sonja van Kerkhoff
The vortex of fallen leaves, 2008.
To a page about the 2008 version of images

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