03/07/2019

Whatlist.info

The whatlist board of members present the website – “whatlist.info”. Created by the board of members of the whatlist, among them me and Karina Zavidova.
So what is it? From the about page:

Wanna know what love is or don’t know what is love? Doesn’t matter, you’ll find either in the whatlist -
the only complete index of al what-songs ever made!

Whatlist.info is the ultimate list of all songs containing the word “what” EVER made.

Our database currently boasts more than 3000 entries.” http://whatlist.info

Presented during Interactive Storytelling Meetup @ Lava, Amsterdam.

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Extrovert Export & Recent developments in Visual Synthesis

Over the past months I have been working on software to create more advanced forms of visual synthesis.
Using this platform I have created the performance “Extrovert Export”. So far it has been shown at ETTO as well as in a shortened version at the Timewindow Testival.
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A video that is more of a technical demonstration of the software that I’m creating.

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Some phone captures by Lavinia Xausa of me performing at ETTO.
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A performance recording of “Extrovert Export”. This is a shortened version played at the Timewindow Testival, Rotterdam. In this recording the view on me as a performer is combined with screen-captures of the visual image. Filmed by Katarina Jazbec.

11/01/2019

Dislocated Connection for an unknown future

Waiting Lines and talks with a clairvoyant.

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02/03/2016

Testing 1…2

28/01/2016

Habitus

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Habitus, audiovisual keyboard performance at Rewire Festival 2014,
The Hague. Divided in four parts, reflecting on urbanity and emotion.

16/07/2014

Life Design is happening!


Already for some days during the KABK Graduation festival here in The Hague, people have been getting interviewed and got their lifes succesfully analysed! Wanna join the experience? Opening times from 11:00-17:00 from 12-17th of july 2014!!

22/02/2014

Teleli(f/v)e

The event Test Extra: Teleli(f/v)e was a conceptual performance event that happened on 31st January 2014, programmed and thought out by myself and produced by “Het Nutshuis” in The Hague. The idea was to have a performance event that reflects on the idea of a new life in times where we are constantly surrounded by screens. The former bank building of the Nutshuis is a monument in The Hague, that spans two levels and includes also a level underground where formerly the safes of the bank where housed.

I made use of all the different levels by putting performers in different rooms on different levels, and having a video-installation on the ground level.

There was a concept to the event thought up from the moment of entering the building, where visitors would be greeted by four different camera images. These would all be actual live-streams from different rooms containing a live-performance (all four performances where continuous throughout the evening). Yet the live-streaming cameras where angled in a way that some part of the performance was hidden, which would only reveal once the visitor would enter the actual room themselves.

Performers: Trickster (group), Ronald Schelfhout, Gaby Felten and Ji Young Kang.

Here is a great text by Emily Whitebread on how she witnessed the event without being informed beforehand.

Very nice photographs by Stephan Kaffa: https://www.flickr.com/photos/stephanck/sets/72157642289440925/

Link to the event on the site of “Het Nutshuis”.

04/02/2013

Distortion 2

Live @ Studio Loos, 24.01.2013. This video is an excerpt of the entire performance.
Some good photos by Stephan Kaffa available here.

07/11/2012

From the reality movie #1

Non-documentaric everyday-life magic.

17/09/2012

Letters to Boro Ramiz

My contribution to the project “Prishtine mon amour“, seems like I was destined to end up in the Balkans again!

One-Hour Performance of carrying Different Letters on Plates, adding to the abandoned Archictecture of The famous Boro I Ramiz-Building in Prishtina.

All together they form the sentence “Hapat e Kujteses vijne, ketu ku jam tash”. Translated to english, this means “Footsteps of memory enter here where I am now”.

The following pictures are from the final 10 minutes of the performance on 8.9.2012, when the sentence was finished and I continued to walk the path I had gone before without carrying anything no more.

Photo Credit: Majlinda Hoxha

More images and video to come soon (one day :/ )

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20/03/2012

Liri – Kenaqësia e të punuarit – Transparencë politike – Krenari / / / / / / / / / / / / / (Freedom – Joy in Labor – Political Transparency – Honor)

Made in Tirana, Albania. This was made as part of the project “Pyramids”, and exhibited in Tirana Ekspres from 24-28th Februari 2012.

Installation documenting and reflecting a 5-day performance, where the artist “sold” the possibility of singing a German/Austrian song from his own culture. Each song represents a new “phenomenon” to improve the Albanian culture. Is it an act of exchange between two cultures, or is it about one culture “pressing” its values onto the other?

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20/06/2011

Ours

Performance over video, den haag 2011. Unfortunately the first 20 seconds or so are missing alas.

22/04/2011

Distortion

Audio-visual performance reflecting urban enviroment and emotional state.

04/03/2011

wewillbecometranshuman.info/

A work researching irony and blatant truth, of a future vision according to transhumanist idea’s.

http://wewillbecometranshuman.info/

22/01/2011

music

Some more recent musical output now available here.


Dry shopping

An installation where the visitor is led blindfolded into the room, where he is surrounded by over-the-top extracts of supermarket atmosphere, oriented on holland’s biggest shopping chain albert heijn. The installation consists out of 4 speakers playing a loop of typical supermarket noises, a pair of lofi speakers playing typical supermarket music hanging from the top, and 3 fans blowing towards the visitor mixing the smell of baked bread, washing soap and hot sambal olek at the same time.

After being inside for 2 minutes the visitor is led out of the room by an unknown person.

27/12/2010

Kant's ideas of time & space in boids

This text written for a project about boids we had in the c0d3l4b of the artscience interfaculty. If you do not know what boids are, check here.

The original text is one the codelab blog.


For our boids to come alive, and reach the point they need, a strong sense of orientation is essential.

So far we took the space, and the dimensions we are walking in during the experiment for granted, while space and time dimensions play a huge role in the simulation of flocking boids. I will explain according to a theoretical base why we first need to give these dimensions exact measurements before we continue the experiment again. Read the rest of this entry »

Kant’s ideas of time & space in boids

This text written for a project about boids we had in the c0d3l4b of the artscience interfaculty. If you do not know what boids are, check here.

The original text is one the codelab blog.


For our boids to come alive, and reach the point they need, a strong sense of orientation is essential.

So far we took the space, and the dimensions we are walking in during the experiment for granted, while space and time dimensions play a huge role in the simulation of flocking boids. I will explain according to a theoretical base why we first need to give these dimensions exact measurements before we continue the experiment again. Read the rest of this entry »

03/11/2010

Caffeine Radio

I decided recently to start my own radioshow, called caffeine, and will broadcast bi-weekly every first and third thursday on the very best radio station in the galaxy: intergalactic.fm .

Caffeine Radio, every first and third thursday 19:00 GMT+1 on IFM1 MurdercapitalFM.

Keep an eye on this blog, where I’ll post the newest shows for download and give previews on upcoming stuff. For questions and so on you can also visit this forum thread on the ifm site https://intergalactic.fm/forum/viewtopic.php?id=638.

14/09/2010

Squatting action during Festival Witte de With, Rotterdam

The last weekend, we squatted a house in the probably most lively cultural street of whole Rotterdam. The Witte de Withstraat 74 had been a rotting place on the most expensive street to own a gallery since many years. That was the initial reason for us to set an action during the local art festival of wdw, to show people how abusive space that could be lived in or used for cultural purposes is being occupied by speculating dickheads. May it last as long as possible!
Follow the happenings (in dutch, politicians here aren’t always that good with english) at http://wdw74.wordpress.com/