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. January/February 2018, ‘sound space composition’ project with 2nd & 3rd year Fine Art students, Artez Academy for Art & Design, at the Base for Experiment, Art & Research  department (Arnhem, Netherlands)

. September 2017, ‘for a bookstore’, 1 day duration piece with DNK ensemble, San Serriffe bookstore (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

. 13 / 14 August 2017 I’ll perform ‘Simultaneous / Synchronous (Song) (iii)’ with Koen Nutters and Seamus Cater as DNK-ensemble at Mediamatic (13th) and Helicopter (14th) (Amsterdam / Den Haag, Netherlands)

. 16 May 2017 artist talk and studio visits at Artez Academy for Art & Design, at the Base for Experiment, Art & Research  department (Arnhem, Netherlands)

. 30 March  – 01 April 2017 an opposition, for 2 groups, ‘alterations’ & ‘branching into others’ are part of Ari Benjamin Meyer‘s project an exposition, not an exhibition, happening throughout Hong Kong on a number of locations between 11 March and 01 April. In an experimental concert setting at Spring Workshop, the HKNME will perform their entire repertoire, including the 3 above pieces, in an extreme durational performance, offering an ‘encyclopedic overview of and reckoning with what is commonly thought of as contemporary music’ (Hong Kong)

. 26 January 2017 artist talk & performance of an opposition, for 2 groups and ‘CIrcalLEs_‘ at La Habitación del Ruido, Universidad del Claustro  de Sor Juana (Mexico City, Mexico)

. 25 January 2017 artist talk during the Noche de Museos at Ex Teresa Arte Actual  (Mexico City, Mexico)

. 23/25/27 January 2017 at Ex Teresa Arte Actual  I’ll be teaching a 3 day course ‘Spaces/Traces/Places’ for composers, artists and performers. Through lectures and exercises the course will address topics such as; spatially mediated composition and performance, geometries of sound and space, process based music practice, self evolving forms, site specificity, music in unmusical places (Mexico City, Mexico)

. 19 – 22 January 2017 ‘during, lasting..exhibition piece’ will be performed by the amazing Liminar ensemble at the Ex Teresa Arte Actual (Mexico City, Mexico)

. January – May 2017, ‘video_67b‘ & ‘video_67c‘, both collaborations with Dextro, are part of a public space installation at Baden train station (Baden, Austria)

. 29 December 2016 and 19 January 2017, Concertzender‘s ‘Pakrammel’ will feature two radiospecials about my work, including an interview with Radboud Mens, early recordings and current works. 23:00 CET

. 22 – 29 October 2016 ‘songlines‘ will be installed again at Institute for Provocation. This time the work will include a participatory choreography of movement in order to explore the acoustical physicality of the work (Beijing, China)

. 08 September – 23 December 2016, teaching Under Graduate courses Sound, Space, Process, Experimental Media department/School of Design, Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing, China)

. 8 May 2016 ‘during, lasting..exhibition piece’ and a new installation work ‘songlines‘ at Institute for Provocation, with Beijing Scratch ensemble (Beijing, China)

. From 22 – 27 March 2016 at The Modern Academy. I’ll be teaching an intensive course ‘Spaces/Traces/Places’ for composers, artists and performers. The program will entail lectures, workshops, rehearsals and public performance of selected historic and contemporary pieces. It will address topics such as; spatially mediated composition and performance, geometries of sound and space, process based music practice, self evolving forms, site specificity, music in unmusical places. The Modern Academy is an initiative of HKNME and supported by Hong Kong’s Goethe Institute, Spring Workshop, the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

. 9/10 March 2016, Dextro‘s ‘video_67b‘ is part of the animation program at Diagonale Film Festival. Soundtrack to this piece is the recording of HKNME playing ‘an opposition, for 2 or 4 groups’ (Graz, Austria)

. 26 November 2015, campus lecture ‘Indeterminism and John Cage’, Central Academy of Fine Arts (Bejiing, China)

. 14 November 2015, performing in Yan Jun‘s ‘Gestures (two)’, performance work for dancer, photographers and listeners, opening of ‘Unlawfully Constructed ‘ exhibition at 403 International Art Center (Wuhan, China)

. 08 November 2015, performance for brass and amplitude at Sally Can’t Dance Festival (Beijing, China)

. November 2015, Gonzo Circus will feature an artist portrait/ interview. In Dutch and printed issue exclusively…

. 03 – 07 October 2015, ‘Blind Spaces‘ 5 days performance installation shown in a derelict Hutong courtyard house, with Sheng Jie, Yan Yulong, Wen Yuzhen and Ake on Violin. ‘Blind Spaces‘ is part of the Baitasi ReMade project, Beijing Design Week 2015 (Beijing, China)

. 08 September – 13 December 2015, teaching introductory courses Sound, Space, Process, undergraduate Experimental Media department/School of Design, Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing, China)

. September 2015, Cronica has released ‘Positions‘ CD with of a selection of recordings made in the past 3 years. More details..