Rosanne Jonkhout (1991, she/they) collects found-footage and archive material of ‘broken things’ that together form its own unconventional, multimedia archive. By arranging the material she tells a story that researches power structures in daily life, and how these can be traced back to major social systems. Through video-installations and performances Rosanne Jonkhout creates a place that may be contaminated with the uncomfortable, the mean, the painful, the raw and the sensationalistic. Here, an endless cycle of power is articulated; one without direction or resolution. To grant us the briefest of breaks from societal norms, the work aims to air out its dirty laundry and infinitely connect the clothes lines.

Rosanne Jonkhout is a queer artist, researcher and writer based in Amsterdam, NL. She studied 'Fine Art' at ArtEZ University of the Arts Arnhem and received her master's degree in 'Artistic Research' at the University of Amsterdam in 2018. She worked as research coordinator at Research Institute for Art and Public Space (LAPS) at Gerrit Rietveld Academie and as production coordinator for the DAS Choreography master (Amsterdam University of the Arts). Together with Nagaré Willemsen, in 2017 Rosanne Jonkhout founded the collective ‘Rosanne & Nagaré’ that employs performances, workshops, etc., that create new realities to approach the conversation about decoloniality and anti-discriminatory practices in an innovative and vulnerable way.





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