Launch website artfulparticipation.nl

Launch website artfulparticipation.nl

My postdoc has officially ended with a bang. On Wednesday October 20, during a final dissemination meeting, we launched the website artfulparticipation.nl. The website is the outcome of four years of experimenting with audience participation in the practice of a…

When teaching an art course on de- and postcoloniality of the Dutch East Indies

When teaching an art course on de- and postcoloniality of the Dutch East Indies

Together with colleague Nina Willems I designed a new course for second year bachelor students at iArts. The course is about the on-going debates about de- and postcoloniality, with a specific case study: the former Dutch East Indies. That we…

New publication: Unboxed: Instruments for science and technology in Centre Céramique

New publication: Unboxed: Instruments for science and technology in Centre Céramique

Together with (former) colleagues from the Maastricht STS-group (MUSTS), we created a booklet about instruments and artefacts from the collection of Centre Céramique, a public library and cultural heritage centre in Maastricht. Everyone adopted an object, which varied from forgotten…

Goodbye FASoS, and welcome iArts & University of Amsterdam!

Goodbye FASoS, and welcome iArts & University of Amsterdam!

As of September I no longer work at FASoS (Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Maastricht University). Started as a student in 2007, a tutor in 2009, a phd student in 2011, and a postdoc in 2018, I feel…

Interview op Brabant Cultureel

Interview op Brabant Cultureel

Collega MCICM-onderzoeker Veerle Spronck en ik (samen met Stefan Rosu, intendant van Philharmonie Zuidnederland) zijn geïnterviewd door Emmanuel Naaijkens van Brabant Cultureel. Het interview gaat over innovatie van klassieke muziekpraktijken en is te lezen op de website van Brabant Cultureel.

Interview in Eindhovens Dagblad

Interview in Eindhovens Dagblad

Rob Schoonen (journalist cultuur van het Eindhovens Dagblad) interviewde mij, collega Veerle Spronck, percussionist Raymond Spons en intendant van philharmonie zuidnederland Stefan Rosu over ons onderzoek naar innovatie van publieksparticipatie bij het orkest. Aanleiding vormde het artikel dat Veerle, ik…

MCICM Symposium Towards 2040: Creating Classical Music Futures

MCICM Symposium Towards 2040: Creating Classical Music Futures

At the MCICM our yearly symposium is coming up! The theme of this year is the future of classical music. See below for a description of the symposium, you can register at mcicm.nl. Read the full program here. The Maastricht…

New publication: 'Empty Minds: Innovating Audience Participation in Symphonic Practice', in Science as Culture

New publication: ‘Empty Minds: Innovating Audience Participation in Symphonic Practice’, in Science as Culture

My collagues Veerle Spronck and Peter Peters, and me, wrote an article for the journal Science as Culture, about the challenges of doing audience participation differently in classical music. Based on Veerle’s fieldwork at the experimental Empty Minds concert of…

New research studio: [art]ificial intelligence

New research studio: [art]ificial intelligence

Every year at the research centre for Arts, Autonomy and the Public Sphere, we develop a research studio (onderzoeksatelier): a course for art students where they explore a specific (societal, scientific) issue, using methods of artistic research and artistic engagement….