We build a new mechanical orchestra for Transmediale that consists of instruments made of custolmised household appliances, which might normally be found in a shop window. The various sound devices are arranged in groups. A robot video interface invites the passers-by to “play” the orchestra through their phone with simple dial commands. Visitors can select […]
1. Staalplaat ~Radio Each Thursday from 11.00 PM until 01.00 AM. We started early 1983 at the notorious Amsterdam radio pirate “Radio God”. The program stopped late 1999 when all pirates were killed by selling of FM frequencies commercially. Recently it resurrected on the internet station DFM.nu broadcasting every week with a Presenting live sound […]
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2016 workshop at the Bergen architecture school Arkitekthøyskole, organized as part of the Piksel festival. Plastic Souls an artwork on the sonification of plastic waste. Beaches all over the world are buried under plastic waste, which inspired us to create Plastic Souls: a floating musical instrument entirely made of plastic waste acquired by beachcombing. The […]
At times up I am continuing working and developing on our new project called Plastic Souls. The core idea of Plastic Souls. is the sonification of the plastic waste that floats in the water and is washed upon the beaches. We construct a series floating musical instruments which are entirely made of these ‘adapted’ plastic […]
A staalplaat soundsystem workshop focused on creating instruments out of every day home electronics. The workshop did explain the concept and principle, but also focus on learning by doing, that in every object is a music instrument hidden. The workshop is not so much about special Learning techniques or showing tricks. It is about creative […]
Beaches all over the world are buried under plastic waste, which inspired us to create Plastic Souls: a floating musical instrument entirely made of plastic waste acquired by beachcombing. The waves of the sea will act as the musician of the instrument, which thereby also takes on the role of a siren and hopefully make people […]
Two years ago during my summer visit to Il Porticello in Calabria, I was struck by the large amount of plastic waste which I found on the beaches.The plastic waste floating on the surface of the seas and oceans and washed up on the beaches is a global problem. When the curator of Porticello Artist […]
for the KOP-festival (science and culture for kids) in Deventerl we did a workshop for children to build an electric guitar. Then with all the children we give a concert in the spiegelzaal of the Burgerweeshuis. The workshop was organized and sponsored by Witteveen + Bos.