Exhibitions, prizes, concerts, workshops, publications, book launches, projects, residencies and lectures
Activities of Heloisa Amaral, Henri Bok, Jonas Staal, Bobby Mitchell, Danne Ojeda, Dick de Graaf, Niels Berentsen, Madga Pucci, Andrea Stultiens, and Eleni Kamma
docARTES candidate Heloisa Amaral is participating in the Deleuze Studies Conference at University of Roma Tre. The conference explores the themes related to the works of Deleuze and Guattari and brings together scholars from a wide variety of disciplines.
ACPA researcher Henri Bok will teach the bass clarinet course Standards and Beyond at the 21st edition of the international Julián Menéndez summer school in Ávila, Spain, covering standards, as well as extreme techniques for the bass clarinet. The teacher concert will see the première of his piece ‘HOMAGE’, a tribute to ACPA director Frans de Ruiter.
At the ICA ClarinetFest in Lawrence, Kansas, Henri Bok will play a solo recital, entitled HOMAGES, with tributes to Elliott Carter, John Coltrane, Konrad Boehmer and Frans de Ruiter. At the festival, Henri Bok will further play in the D’Addario artist concert, and will perform three duets with fellow bass clarinetist Lawrie Bloom, of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Jonas Staal is one of this year's recipients of the Charlotte Köhler Prize. The prize will be awarded to him during the Young Talent Awards at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam.
The solo exhibition After Europe of PhDArts candidate Jonas Staal, curated by iLiana Fokianaki, centers on the current political, economic, and humanitarian crises in Europe.
docARTES candidate Bobby Mitchell is playing a solo recital at the En Blanc et Noir piano festival, with music by Haydn, Chopin, Mitchell (‘Variations on frei aber einsam’), Rzewski (‘Stop the War’!) and Schumann (Fantasy, Op. 17).
During the Gentsche Festspiele, Bobby Mitchell will play a solo recital in the series Gentse Vleugels, also featuring music by Haydn, Chopin, Mitchell, Rzewski, and Schumann.
Bobby Mitchell is the opening performer of the Hortus Festival, taking place in July and August, with the 2016 theme of America. He will play music by Gottschalk, Griffes, MacDowell, Lambert, Beach, and Gershwin.
Old First Concerts, established in 1970 as a year-round concert series, will host the debut performance of the New Piano Collective, founded by Jeffrey LaDeur, featuring Bobby Mitchell, Johnandrew Slominski, and Owen Zhou on piano.
An interview with Danne Ojeda was published by Edition Lidu Publishers, France, and can be read online.
Dick de Graaf
docARTES candidate Dick de Graaf will play during the festival North Sea Round Town, with the Dick de Graaf New Quartet, playing his original compositions, as well as interesting pieces from the jazz tradition.
During the same festival they will also perform with singer Hanne Peetermans.
At the North Sea Jazz Festival, Dick de Graaf is one of the soloists with the Codarts-Syrian-Royal Conservatory Union Big Band, along with Tineke Postma and Ibrahim Keivo.
In August, the Dick de Graaf New Quartet will play at the festival Haarlem Jazz & More.
docARTES candidate Niels Berentsen will give a lecture-performance featuring the group Diskantores, on polyphony and improvisation in the 14th century, in the festival Laus Polyphoniae.
With her ensemble Macawa, ACPA researcher Magda Pucci presents the concert As Muitas Vozes da Voz, with repertoire based on her research on female collective chants as present in cultures from all over the world, exploring different timbres and expressions.
Also at Casa Jaya is a workshop, in which Magda Pucci will teach different Mawaca tunes exploring the potentialities of voice, gestures and expressions.
- 23-24 July 2016 – Casa Jaya, São Paulo, Brazil
PhDArts candidate Andrea Stultiens will give the presentation Past and Present places; Evaluating solicited responses to Eng M.W. Wambwa’s situated photographs, at the conference of the Royal Geographical Society in London.
Andrea Stultiens' fourth book in the Ebifananyi series will be launched at the Ham Mkasa Library in Mukono, Uganda.
PhDArts candidate Eleni Kamma participates in the group exhibition Curiosity, that is part of the residency programme Tinos Quarry Platform.