Upcoming talk at conference 'Performing, Engaging, Knowing', Lucerne University (Switzerland)

Upcoming talk at conference ‘Performing, Engaging, Knowing’, Lucerne University (Switzerland)

Last week, I should’ve been in Prague. This week, I should’ve been in Lucerne, Switzerland for the conference Performing, Engaging, Knowing. Alas, we’ll be having the conference online, in my own living room. The conference, organised by the Studygroup for…

Upcoming Talk at EASST/4S: Ethics of Intervening in a Symphony Orchestra

Upcoming Talk at EASST/4S: Ethics of Intervening in a Symphony Orchestra

I should have been in Prague right now. Moving from room to room to see presentations of fellow-researchers in the broad field of Science & Technology Studies, present my own work, meet people and enjoy delicious beers. But this year…

Upcoming talk at Duisburg University: Working Well and the Plastic Brain

Upcoming talk at Duisburg University: Working Well and the Plastic Brain

My dear friend and colleague Sarah Weingartz invited me as guest lecturer for her sociology of technology-class at Duisburg University (Germany). Giving guest-lectures at Universities abroad might be the one pleasant feature of online working! I talked with the students…

Upcoming talk at 'Enough Room for Space' in Brussels, February 1st

Upcoming talk at ‘Enough Room for Space’ in Brussels, February 1st

I’m invited (by artistic researcher Antye Guenther) to join a discussion on brain alteration and enhancement, at the Enough Room for Space (ERforS) in Brussels. ERforS is an interdependent art initiative that initiates and coordinates events, residencies, research projects and…

Mahler am Tisch: the video

Mahler am Tisch: the video

There is a now a video available of our first experiment in classical music, which took in November Mahler am Tisch. In many of his symphonies and vocal music, the composer used folk music, sometimes literally, sometimes edited. In Austria,…

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 EPET Conference, Maastricht November 2nd

Upcoming talk at EPET Conference, Maastricht November 2nd

I’m still a member of the Centre for Ethics and Politics of Emerging Technologies (EPET). At our autumn conference, which is dedicated to the theme of ‘studying the game and playing it’, I’m going to reflect on what it means…

Upcoming talk at launch of the Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research

Upcoming talk at launch of the Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research

This Thursday, the launch of a new platform of my University takes place. The MPCER (Maastricht Platform for Community-Engaged Research) aims to function as a multidisciplinary platform for researchers at Maastricht University who are involved or interested in doing community-engaged…