Experiments in classical music #1: Mahler am Tisch

Experiments in classical music #1: Mahler am Tisch

The goal of my postdoc is to experiment with and reflect on innovation in classical music practices, by doing experiments with a symphony orchestra. This year, we are going to do five experiments with the Southnetherlands Philharmonic. Together with the…

Upcoming talk at NWO Smart Culture Conference, November 6

Upcoming talk at NWO Smart Culture Conference, November 6

Together with colleague Veerle Spronck, I will give a presentation at the annual NWO Smart Culture conference. We’re going to give an update for our research into innovation practices in symphony orchestra’s. This year’s NWO SMART CULTURE conference is organised…

Upcoming talk at DIS_SEMINAR exposium art ≈ research, September 13th

Upcoming talk at DIS_SEMINAR exposium art ≈ research, September 13th

Together with Imogen Even & Veerle Spronck, two of my great colleagues from our Artful Participation-project, we’ll be presenting an experiment during the upcoming artistic research symposium, organised by art ≈ research (kunst ≈ onderzoek), September 13th in the Tolhuistuin…

Upcoming Talk: Audience Research in the Arts, Sheffield July 4-7

Upcoming Talk: Audience Research in the Arts, Sheffield July 4-7

On July 4, I will give a presentation together with my colleague Peter Peters, on the Orchestra as Lab, at the Audience Research in the Arts conference, organised by Sheffield Performer and Audience Research Centre (SPARC). Very much looking foward…

Book contract signed with Rowman & Littlefield

Book contract signed with Rowman & Littlefield

A bit old news actually, but I recently signed a book contract with publisher Rowman & Littlefield! I have a year to turn my dissertation into a proper book, aimed at under-graduate level audiences interested in the intersection between neuroscience…

Upcoming symposium: Rehearsing Orchestral Innovation, March 19-20 Maastricht

Upcoming symposium: Rehearsing Orchestral Innovation, March 19-20 Maastricht

This March, the first symposium of our recently established Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) will be held! In the St. Jan Church and Conservatorium in Maastricht, March 29-30. The program is really promising, including the inaugural…

Upcoming talk: Societal Engagement Day, Maastricht University November 27

Upcoming talk: Societal Engagement Day, Maastricht University November 27

My University organises a faculty-wide Societal Engagement Day, which aims to familiarise scientists with different forms of societal engagement. Based on my dissertation (and my concept of value work), I will give a workshop titled ‘Engaging with the Good: valorisation…

Upcoming talk at InScience Film Festival, November 7th Maastricht

Upcoming talk at InScience Film Festival, November 7th Maastricht

This Wednesday (November 7th), I will give a short talk during InScience Science Film Festival, organised by Studium Generale at Lumière Cinema Maastricht. I’m asked to give an introduction to the film More Human than Human by Tommy Pallotta and…

Nieuw artikel in KONT magazine

Nieuw artikel in KONT magazine

Voor het slow magazine KONT mocht ik samen met fotograaf Carla Vermeltfoort iets maken. Carla maakte prachtige foto’s in culturele hoofdstad Leeuwaarden, en ik schreef – geïnspireerd door haar foto’s en de levendige vergezichten van de blinde Friese dichter Tsjêbbe…