➽ LIVE INTERVIEW ON RADIO 3FM 3voor12 interviewed me on the national radio 3FM tonight, within the context of the Dutch film festival. Listen and read all about it. "Leveraging the music video production to an art form…"
★ JAZZ, SCIENCE & MYTH MUSIC VIDEO Short animation I made with Daniel Lim, jazz composer Tigran Hamasyan and anatomy art work by Roberto Osti. Folk jazz, science and mythology are coming together in this video, taking place in the real Teylers Museum: the oldest originally kept knowledge institution in the world.
➽ FILMING INSIDE CERN We just did our first day of film shooting at the Large Hadron Collider @ CERN. My sci-fi opera film SYMMETRY got selected as the first art project by the Cultural Board. In the story a scientist (choreographer Lukas Timulak) is transformed into a dancer by soprano Claron McFadden, who brings him to the smallest particle and the moment before the big bang…
★ NEW FCXM MUSIC VIDEO I directed and produced the new Full Crate x Mar ‘Man x Woman’ music video just released by ComplexMag. Co-directed with the amazing Judith Veenendaal. Starring performer Rubiën Florens Vyent. And had the pleasure to work with the finest film crew in Amsterdam e.g. DOP Diderik Evers, choreographer Anne Suurendonk and many more…
➽ REAL-TIME KINECT INTERFACE Real-time kinect vocal instrument that I created with Nick Verstand and singer Cato van Dijck; just got featured on The Creators Project (Dutch) READ ALL ABOUT IT [photo by Laura Andalou]
❐ FILM LOCATIONS AT CERN We’re now planning the filming dates in July, Sept & Nov this year for my new sci-fi opera film SYMMETRY. Check out our blog here for news. I got the wonderful opportunity again to visit locations inside the large particle collider CERN: CMS, Atlas, ALICE and the Control Centre - thanks to the Cultural Board Ariane, Julian and local scientists.
➽ INTERVIEW ON WIRED Cool interview on WIRED about my latest film production Glass Of The Microscope starring the synth-pop band Yeasayer; “… storytelling becomes a part of reality. Pop culture becomes science becomes culture again.”wi
★ YEASAYER - OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO I directed and produced this new video Glass Of The Microscope with the Brooklyn based band Yeasayer. It’s a story about a group of scientists who are desperately searching for the ultimate cure for a disease that threatens humanity. The hypnotic music is accompanied by dance sequences and computer generated visualisations.
➽ PRESENTATION @ BEAMLAB Yesterday I gave a talk at BEAMlab together with my friend Nick Verstand, explaining the interactive elements of our THE SET event. We showed the FaceShift Kinect musical installation we build, how we translated it to a cinematic context and attracting crowd participation on a live stage…
I’m working on the new music video with My Baby. Recording the face of singer Cato with a kinect-camera and mapping the “masks” onto video portraits shot in India… a collaboration with photographer Dim Balsem and 3D artists Daniel Lim and Robbert Klein. We also did this in real-time at THE SET event…!