Martine Johanna
artist, enfant terrible

NL / 2020 / KOCHXBOS / solo

From Surrender... Dorothy...

Surrender Dorothy
stands for the release of reason and surrender to passion. This connects with loving yourself; a complex love that is often overshadowed by self-hatred. The desire for romantic love, which is imprinted from an early age especially for girls, is seemingly the ultimate solution to this.
A romanticization that you discover for the first time as a child through fairy tales, romantic stories and films, is deeply rooted in the idea of what love will be like.

True love, however, is a mirror, a genuine open embrace of yourself with all your shadow sides. Love heals, frees, inspires, connects and devours...