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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 […]
OHM is a relatively new collaborative project where Geert-Jan Hobijn, Gijs Gieskes and Radboud Mens perform using self-built tools. The three have a very impressive status of each other and this cooperation could be referred to as a ‘super group’ of instrument builders and developers. For Instruments Make Play they (for the first time!) a […]
June 2 to July 14, 2017 work as Artist in residency at DAÏMÔN Canada on Plastic souls. It a artist-run centre whose mission is to support artistic exploration and production in the field of digital and media arts. Working on a adaptation of Plastic souls. In a small lake, I will install four floating water organs, […]
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Ohm is more a side project with Geert-Jan Hobijn, Gijs Gieskes and Radboud Mens. Each of us has build their own instruments that we bring. This was our first show, we did not rehearse, test live on stage.
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 […]
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 […]