Sarah Hendrickx

Sarah Hendrickx is a visual artist living and working in Mechelen. 
Appropriating mostly visual aspects of scientific and economic methodologies, Hendrickx's work is a response on contemporary and future society, injecting it with new metaphors and alternative systems.


phd research:

THE BUREAUCREATIVE CLIMATE
meandmywork

RECENT

ART INCINERATOR
2018

The proposal for a contemporary art incinerator which uses unused artworks to generate power.
The  drawing was published in the State of The Arts Fair Arts Almanac of 2019. 


CONVERSATIONS WITH CLEVERBOT (AI)
2018

A series of conversations with cleverbot, an artificial intelligence program that learns from its conversations with others on the internet. This is an attempt to educate cleverbot and to create a friendship between artist and AI, so when it might occur that Artificial Intelligence takes over the world, maybe robots can still remember the artists' friendship and guidance.

GALAXY ZOO
2018 - ONGOING

Attempts in discovering a new star or another celestial body, and the possibility of dreaming of once having a star wearing my name.

RHYTHMIC APPLAUSE
2017

A visualization of the phenomenon of Rhythmic Applause, which occurs when people start clapping together out of chaos. This often happens at the end of a concert/opera/etc. when the applause keeps going and going.

Equilibrium

2014

Installation with video, imprints on blue sunprint paper and a map of stone-movements; currently including two venues and two exhibitions (Sierre and Vilnius). The work follows the traveling of a series of stones throughout the cities and reflects on automatic migration and human impact on nature.


This car seems to like you

2014

An interactive installation at the BMW showroom in Evere that scans a persons face and looks for the best composition of different BMW car features to match with it, thus creating a whole new BMW car, just for you.

Drawn with the right side of the brain

2013

Sound-installation, 4 posters and drawings made with the Right Side of the Brain.

95,87% of space well spent

2013

Artists were given the possibility to fill in empty space in the city of Antwerp with artistic value.

how to write as an artist

2013

A handy booklet that helps you write like a true artist.

the library book

2011-ongoing

An ongoing project of library books without an anti-theft sticker and serial number, infiltrating in libraries and asking visitors to register its travel.
(Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Vilnius, Bonheiden)

432 magnets

2011

Video with 432 magnets, starting from a fixed grid while attracting one another or pushing each other off.

atlas of all human beings

2011

A double edition in which all possible combinations of humans are displayed by skin, hair and eye colour.