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Fall 2015
White Light Black Static will be performed at 4DSOUND's Institute of Spatial Sound Grand Opening, 16-17th October at the Art Quarter Budapest.

⌊ Tony Roe's Tin Men and the Telephone is going on tour. Check their website for dates, including 17th of October at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam!


Spring/Summer 2015
⌊ World premiere of Gopher for Disklavier, Pianist and Live Coder presented at the First International Conference on Live Coding, 13-15th July at the University of Leeds, UK.

⌊ Live visuals for John Cage's HPSCHD as part of the Prix Annelie de Man at the Orgelpark in Amsterdam.

⌊ Music and Sound Design for Kim Leeuw's dance/theater performance Dichter Bij Mij at the Park Theater in Eindhoven.

⌊ I've been working on a new interactive software system for Tony Roe's Tin Men and the Telephone. Performances at Vondel CS on April 2nd, at Sage Gateshead on April 12th, and as part of the Sonic Soirée at Brakke Grond on April 16th.

New video release of Michael Gordon's Industry on April 11th at Ostade A'dam, with Monica Germino and Frank van der Weij.

White Light Black Static premiered to a sold-out audience at 4DSOUND on March 26th.


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Winter 2015
Art of the Eyebrow will be performed at the Brokkenfestival in Amsterdam on December 28th and at Musis Sacrum in Arnhem on January 13th.

⌊ I'm working on music for a new choreography by Heidi Vierthaler, which will be premiered on February 11th at the Amsterdam University of the Arts.


Fall 2014
⌊ Chunky Move's
247 Days is on tour in the Netherlands and Belgium from 2 - 16 December. The first performance is in the Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam and there are performances in Utrecht, The Hague, Breda, Rotterdam, Aalst, Tilburg, Groningen, Heerlen, and Den Bosch.

⌊ I've created a new immersive multimedia installation called Night Noise that will be presented at a spectacular outdoor location in downtown Winnipeg as part of the Nuit Blanche event in the night of September 27th-28th.


Summer 2014
⌊ Created the interactive visuals for Tony Roe's new project Art of the Eyebrow at the North Sea Jazz Festival on 11 July in Rotterdam. Also performances at Lantaren/Venster (8 July) and Bimhuis (12 July).
    ⌊ The performance received 4/5 stars from Het Parool and a positive review from Henning Bolte on All About Jazz!

⌊ Created a series of vertical-cinema visuals for Roderik's new composition Comes, which was part of the 2nd round of the 50th International Organ Improvisation Competition in Haarlem on 16 July.


Spring 2014
⌊ On May 16th and 17th I will be doing the music for the new choreography Achter Wit Dons by Kim Leeuw at the Park Theater in Eindhoven.

⌊ On March 23rd I gave a keynote speech at Fiber's Coded Matter(s) event. View the full text here
    ⌊ Libertad Figuez kindly translated my text into Spanish!

⌊ On April 5th Cassiopeia will be presented at the Imperial Hall of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet. This event is part of the Days of Macedonian Music festival organized by the Composers Association of Macedonia.


Winter 2013/2014
TimeToy4 is available! Download it here, or purchase it from Kagi's secure online store


Spring/Summer 2013
⌊ On June 16th Cassiopeia was presented in full 5D at the Hout Festival in Haarlem.

⌊ On May 23rd I will be presenting my new audiovisual work Cassiopeia at the Theatre Dante in Palermo, Italy.

⌊ On May 22nd I will be giving a workshop in audiovisual composition at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Palermo, Scuola di Scenografia in Palermo, Italy.

⌊ On April 20th I will be performing my new composition Ostinato together with Anne Veinberg at the 2013 live.code.festival.


Winter 2012/2013
⌊ This winter I will be doing the music composition and sound design for Chunky Move's dance production 247 Days as part of Melbourne's Dance Massive festival.


Fall 2012
⌊ This fall I will be doing the music composition and sound design for Chunky Move's dance production An Act of Now in Melbourne.
    ⌊ An Act of Now was awarded the The Age Critics Award for best major new Australian work premiering at the Melbourne Festival.

⌊ A new version of RTGS is available for download. Version 3.2 fixes a potential compatibility problem with OSX.8, which sometimes caused unwanted distortion when using streaming audio.


September 2012
⌊ On September 12th I will be giving a talk and showing a preview of my latest work, Cassiopeia, during a Think-Tank MeetUp at Steim in Amsterdam, organized by the Soundlings Collective.


June 2012
⌊ On June 4th I will be performing theremin, guitar and live electronics for the Monday Match at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, together with Jacob Flier, Ibelisse Guardia Ferragutti, Swantje Schaeuble, Birgit Gunzl, Anne Veinberg, and Laurens van der Wee.


May 2012
⌊ On May 17th I will be doing live video for a new composition by Lucio Garau at the Amici della Musica di Cagliari in Cagliari, Italy.


April 2012
⌊ My composition Opportunity Cost for electric violin, live electronics and video images will be premiered by Monica Germino at Proeflokaal #95. The performance will take place on April 17th, 2012 at 20:30 in the Muziekhuis Utrecht. Click here to see the facebook event.

⌊ My composition ZinTuig (Sense Machine) for electric guitar, live electronics and video images will be performed by the guitarist Timo Kämäräinen at the Tampere Biennale 2012 in Tampere, Finland. The performance will take place on April 18th, 2012 at 21:00 in the Old Customs House Hall & Klubi.

April 7th, 2012 is the premiere of Are We One Or More, a new choreography by Jussi Nousiainen with music and video images by me, as part of Dansgroep Amsterdam's Viewture II production. The work is on tour in the Netherlands until the end of May.


Fall 2011
⌊ This fall I will be doing the music composition and sound design for Anouk van Dijk's dance production Muze.

⌊ My audiovisual piece Zwarte Ruis Witte Stilte (Black Noise White Silence) was shown at the STRP Art and Technology Festival on November 26th.


July 2011
⌊ A new version of RTGS is (finally) available for download. I had been promising a lot of people that this would be ready sooner, but the most wonderful distraction has kept me busy.


2 June - 6 August 2011
⌊ My audiovisual piece Zwarte Ruis Witte Stilte (Black Noise White Silence) will be shown on the Optofonica Capsule at the Biorhythm exhibition at the Eyebeam gallery in New York City from June 2nd - August 6th.


June/July 2011
⌊ This summer I will be working on the music composition, sound design and live electronics for the production Mensch by Anouk van Dijk. Performances will take place at the Oerol Festival (17-26 June 2011) and the Over 't IJ Festival (7-17 July 2011).


14 May 2011
⌊ I will be playing theremin for a rare performance of Percy Grainger's Free Music #1 on May 14th, 2011 in Raamsdonkveer, The Netherlands. (Here's a video of the performance)


13 April 2011
⌊ My composition ZinTuig (Sense Machine) for electric guitar, live electronics and video images will be performed by the Croatian guitarist Danijel Jurišić at the ISCM World New Music Days 2011 in Zagreb. The performance will take place on April 13th, 2011 at 17:30 in the Mimara Museum (Rooseveltov trg 5, Zagreb).


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