Wezen is a music-theatre work where I try to explore the relationship between theatrical gesture and musical instrument, between the body and the sonic world.
In Handeling new approaches are explored using the same gloves as in Wezen-Gewording. In this performance, simple pose and flick detection are used, as well as concepts from STEIM’s Lick Machine.
Wezen is a music-theatre work where I try to explore the relationship between theatrical gesture and musical instrument, between the body and the sonic world. In Gewording (Becoming) the link between physical and sonic gesture is explored during a live performance, combining movement of the body and live coding.
The Scrempler is an instrument for live sampling and manipulation – meant for improvisation with other musicians.
The title of the piece refers both to wind instruments as a category of musical instruments, and wind instruments as devices to measure the wind speed.
Flying and steering a kite, give you a sense of the wind not just as a measurement, but in its details, its variations at different heights, and changes in time. To fly a kite is playing an instrument, where subtle gestures with the hands can have profound changes in the direction that a kite is flying.
Developed for Popkalab in collaboration with Bless.
The hammock has embedded sensors to detect the person on the hammock and the swinging on the hammock and plays music based on this.