The Beauty of Distress
Mirthe Berentsen

Mirthe Berentsen talks with curator Karen Archey about her residency at the mental health department of Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn – and the thin line between art and therapy.

Mirthe Berentsen is a writer, journalist, and cultural policy advisor. Her writing has been published in publications such as: Das Magazin, de Groene Amsterdammer, Die Welt, Frieze, LEAP, Metropolis M, Modern Painters, NRC Handelsblad, Sleek, Volkskrant, and Vrij Nederland. Berentsen holds an MA in Comparative Literature and Linguistics from University of Amsterdam and Freie Universität in Berlin.