Drankorgels (sound objects belonging to Lost & Found Orchestra Project) (2017)

Besides the big installations within Lost & Found Orchestra I made a few sound objects that are also part of this project, by turning empty glass bottles into instruments. Those objects were tapped and ticked with actuators, small DC motors and air fans to give their own individual characteristic sounds. Drankorgels (literally Drinking Organs, but…

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Lost & Found Orchestra III (2017)

For the third edition of the project I returned to Radio Kootwijk, to the premises of the historic building they called ‘The Cathedral’ where I designed my first Lost & Found Orchestra a year earlier. This time I was allowed to build a composition for a 20 meter deep pit in the ground, which was…

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Lost & Found Orchestra II (2016)

LOST & FOUND ORCHESTRA II meets IMMERTABLE Lost & Found Orchestra is an ongoing sound art project. After the first edition where I used the pipes and cooling machines of the pump room in the monumental ‘Cathedral’ building in Radio Kootwijk as the basis for a composition, this second version became an entirely different undertaking….

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Immertable Project (2016)

In march 2016 I was invited to stay in the residency of Etopia: Centre for Art & Technology for the first time, in Zaragoza in Spain for a duration of three weeks. In these three weeks I worked together with artist and physicist Carles Tardio Pi, who was responsible for building and programming the ImmerTable,…

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Lost & Found Orchestra I (2016)

Lost & Found Orchestra is an ongoing sound art project. This first editio­n of the project was situated in a historic location in The Netherlands: the ‘Cathedral’ building in Radio Kootwijk. This small village and its’ community in the middle of the country had a single function in the last century: keep the radiographic broadcasting…

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Sample Safari

To be able to record sounds without interference, sometimes it is necessary to hide the recording device. This was also the case when my travels took me to countries where travelling with electronic equipment can make you seem wealthy and a possible target for robbery. But the main reason for hiding the device is that…

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Brainforest (2015)

In our daily lives we are confronted with sounds that define our surroundings, like a subconscious soundtrack. In nature, these sounds, like those of birds and other living beings, give a relaxing effect and make us part of the landscape. But in cities, our surroundings are dominated by an artificial soundtrack that asks for our…

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Sustained Release (2013)

Sustained Release is an art installation consisting of technical utensils that became obsolete, because of the technological evolution during the past decades: a portable record player, a black-and-white portable ghettoblaster-TV, a reel-to-reel tape recorder and a tube AM/FM radio. These inventions were once top of the line, but for us nowadays, they are relics. But…

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Shoutkast (with Jaap Mutter) (2011-2012)

Shoutkast is an interactive sound installation. The complete installation consists of twenty cupboards of 1m80 high and 35cm wide. All together the installation can span a width of seven meters. Each cupboard is made out of carton, has seven drawers, and all drawers have a unique and randomly generated IP-address on its front. These drawers open…

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Love machines (2011)

Love machines is an installation which revolves around the topic of old technical equipment. Just like in the installation Sustained Release (2013) I used old equipment to illustrate how they are still operational and how this compares to our contemporary technology. I used an old projector which projects its’ female counterpart: a pink version of…

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