Wilfried Lentz Rotterdam is proud to represent Patricia Kaersenhout.
Kaersenhout (b. 1966, lives and works in Amsterdam, NL) is a Dutch visual artist, cultural activist and womanist of Surinamese heritage. She studied Social Studies at the Amstelhorn Amsterdam and Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.
Her work investigates the fact of invisibility as a condition of the African Diaspora. It also looks at colonialism in relation to her upbringing in Western European culture. The political thread in her work raises questions about movements within the African Diaspora and its relation to the history of slavery, racism, feminism and sexuality.
She has exhibited, performed and taught widely, with recent presentations at Prospect 4, New Orleans (US) 2017-18; gHoltegaard (DK) 2017; Vleeshal, Middelberg (NL) 2016; Volksbühne, Berlin (DE) 2016; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL) 2016; Biennale of Dakar (SN) 2014; the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam and the Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam (NL), 2013. In 2018 she will be part of Manifesta 12 in Palermo.