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3 weeks workshop Rhizome Lee

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The Japanese Butoh master Rhizome Lee is giving a 3 weeks workshop in Rotterdam from June 19 till July 7 2017. Rhizome Lee is founder of the 'resonation' method, he build further on at the heritage…Continue

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Hi, in my studio garden there will be a Butoh jam with OSC Open Sound Control, video and poetry. If you are in the vicinity I gladly invite you to participate in this jam.See More
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Educated as a visual artist into graphics, photo and movie making evolving from 1994 to an performance artist. Education academy of arts (now Willem de Kooning, academy) Rotterdam, graduated in 1966. Working as a an artist from 1994, before that I was busy as a social community worker.

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performance at Nacht van de Nacht

Posted on October 25, 2012 at 6:17pm 0 Comments

I am directing a performance of 5 dancers in Nacht van de Nacht in Vlaardingen at October 27 from 20:00 hrs in the Oranjepark in Vlaardingen. I made a piece of four female dancers in white costumes conquer the light pollution (part of Honza Svasek). The female dancers are: Sonia Egner, Ingrun Schnitzler, Clara Burdet and Alice Pons. Music by Michal Osowski. …


Media-Performance Lab, Moscow

Posted on August 26, 2012 at 5:32am 2 Comments

Preparing performance in Museum of Modern Art in Moscow in collaboration with Patrick K.-H. (elctro acoustics) and me movements. Media-performance Lab is a project of MMOA (Museum of Modern Art, in the historical centre of Moscow)

Performance @ Divan du Monde

Posted on April 13, 2012 at 7:21am 0 Comments

Today we (Ria and I) departing to Paris for the performance for Dimanche Rouge at Divan du Monde, April 15 from 16:00 hrs on till 24:00 hrs. I am doing a solo performance with Ria at the knobs of the computer. Two webcam (highres Logitech's) pointing at me and the public this input is beamered back at me live altered by Isadora. The movements are inspired by Butoh, the sound is a compilation of field recordings and synthesizer sound (Fruity Loops). The duration of the performance is 15…


Preparation performance 2-29-2012 Dordrecht

Posted on February 3, 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Busy with preparation for a performance In Dordrecht. Two women, Janna Kool and Vera Harmsen having u duo exposition in two different galleries in Dordrecht. These two exposition are related by the theme time/dates/calenders. I am doing a performance between those two galleries. See the pictures: 'kostuumontwerp datum performance.…


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