Haagse Kunstkring X KABK alumni 2019: Exhibition 'On Your Own'

Recent graduates from the KABK invite you to the 3rd edition of "On Your Own".

The Haagse Kunstkring granted 13 alumni of the KABK complete freedom to realise this project.

"Through our own choice in the space of the Haagse Kunstkring, we show artworks with our own perspective, to design the space in an innovative way.These disciplines will start an interaction: Textile & Fashion, Fine Arts, Interior Architecture and Furniture Design, Photography, ArtScience and Graphic Design.

This way we continue a tradition which the Haagse Kunstkring started in 1891 from founder Théophile de Bock’s vision on diversity in art."
On Your Own 2019 collage
collage of works


Suzette Bousema; Louis Braddock Clarke; Linhuei Chen; Filippo Maria Ciriani; Stella Hyunji Kim; Katarina Juricic; Pien Kars; Catherine Ostraya; Maja Pop Trajkova; Erik van Schaften; Sophia Wester; Moe (Hyo Young) Kim; Huaxin Zhang.

Festive opening with an introduction by Gert Dumbar on 23 Oktober at 17:30 hrs.

On October 26, all artists are present for a meet & greet.

More information: https://www.haagsekunstkring.nl

Artists' statements

Through making, I explore the forms I consist of (and coexist with) - making is the best place to stay in - and by drawing or sculpting I melt into it by touching it (and I do not feel apart for those seconds) and lastly I love thinking / especially thinking though practice.

Beautiful objects attract users (audience) which is one of our instincts. When the audience sees it twice they will read further meaning than only its beauty.

A found VHS tape, which depicts a home film. The project is based on the tape’s gradual live erasure as a reflection on the human experience of time.

As our lust for technological devices grows, so does the impact on the world and its inhabitants.

Traditional Craftsmenship stick to conventional only when you follow the old way, when the innovation lies in the manufacture method, the tradition will be reborn as a reinterpretation of contemporary.

Future Relics aims to get a grip on the huge amount of plastic in the sea, documenting every single plastic object into a handmade print.

‘Artificial Calm’ is introducing a new way of preserving burnt objects by placing it in a room context just the way it is, telling its untold story and values.

Mother, a faceless identity of mine. Someone told me that raising children is a journey toward letting them go. So what will be left?

Observing architectural elements under the following prescripts: An opening is the moment a user is facing the consensus of standardization with their own body / An opening is the body making the desired space for itself as it moves from one space to another / An opening is a physical act / An opening is the trace left after a body has served as a tool for the formation of a passage.

Orange&Blue is a photographic study on Light, Form and Color which re-imagines the familiar yet sublime experience of Sunrise and Sunset.

Just like weeds, I operate were nature and culture clash, material narratives is the core of my practice.

My work is about how we lost the understanding of the power of the Feminine. I am inspired by the lunar age, an age which was led by the honoring of the feminine and where there was a wholeness of being between the one and the cosmos.

On the outskirts of the pits of focus there are glimpses and noises of other worlds.



Wed 23 October 2019 12.00 - Sun 27 October 2019 16.00


Haagse Kunstkring Denneweg 64, The Hague

More info

Festive opening: 23 October, 17:30.
26 October: Meet & Greet with artists