Lisa van Sorge, 1993 Lives and works in Breda (NL)
Artist’s statement (2022)
Via repetition and seriality, I aim to research and
question the boundaries and possibilities of painting. During the process of repeating a painting or
painterly object, the separate works create patterns and influence and affect
one another. Questions about the works themselves, the impossibility of their autonomy and
the boundaries of a single canvas in relation to the others arise. During my
long-term projects in which the act of repetition takes center stage, I aim to lay bare habitual ways of perceiving and the patterns through which we perceive the world around us.
In the process of bringing together painterly elements with spatial objects in
installations, I question the limits of painting both conceptually and
physically. The eventual emplacement of the objects in a space allows me to research their conditions, when they are subjected to these newly found
Keywords: Painting, repetition, frames, limits
Philosophical research (2023)
My philosophical research focuses on (critical) phenomenology, philosophical aesthetics, and philosophy of art. I mainly focus on the work of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy.