Doors 15:00, tickets for sale here (sliding scale, pay what you can)
Ruisburo and Nebular Sessions join forces for an electro-acoustic listening bar session at Sexyland World. Cello, improvisation, genre-bending musicians, sound extensions, ambient sounds and modular synthesizers.
WEN CHIN FU
Interdisciplinary artist Wen Chin Fu graduated in 2006 from the Classical Music Department of Shih Chien University, Taipei, and continued her studies in The Hague, where she graduated in 2010. Her performances explore the relationship between physical movement, sound and the environment. A key element of her practice is concentration, which opens the senses for perceiving things through new perspectives.
Born in 1989 in Moscow, Russia, cellist Maya Fridman has been living in The Netherlands already for a while. She studied cello in Moscow from an early age and at the Conservatory of Amsterdam where she graduated Cum Laude in 2016. For the last nine years, Maya has been performing regularly in Europe, in renowned venues such as the Royal Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, TivoliVredenburg and the Vereeniging. Due to her vast musical interests, she always had a passion for improvisation and playing diverse musical styles, which she will undoubtedly show this afternoon.
JOS SMOLDERS / GUIDO NIJS
Jos Smolders is a self-taught composer of electroacoustic music. He regularly releases works through various music labels, like Moving Furniture Records and Cronica Electronica. Saxophonist Guido Nijs is part of the Dutch reggae band BEEF! and formed the Special Request Horns. He has been writing/recording his own music, and performing in a lot of different settings/genres
In November 2023 Nijs en Smolders will release an album based on improvisation sessions and compositions. The result has become a record full of surprises. Rhythm, drone, dynamics, timbre, notes, tones, we expect to hear something from this already today!
Jasna Veličković is composer and performer based in Amsterdam. Her recent works such as Last Song, Ombre…moi non plus and Shadow Studies focuses on sound extension of traditional instruments. Her music material often derives from existing music pieces
shadowing or looking awry to the original. Most recently she is building a new performing setup made out of permanent magnets and coils. This project is a new instalment of her ongoing artistic research whose aim is the creation of tools that facilitate playing on instruments or objects using the transformative acoustic possibilities of electromagnetic fields.