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.
A new sound installation was made for de presentation 100 Hollandse Meesters in de 21ste eeuw (100 portraits of popular art TV series Dutch Masters in the 21st century). Needles to say that one of the TV documentaries was made about us. For the installation we used Sale Away Lab” our own designed DMX controlling […]
We started the new year with a new set up. ‘One of each’ of the usual instruments and featuring some new arrivals. Looked good and sounded better. To orchestrate the installation we used “Sale Away Lab” our bespoke designed DMX control system. This was a new step in our continuing development of how to install […]