sound//vision is the follow-up of IFFR's Mind The Gap Nights. The late night programme will take place in WORM on four consecutive nights during the festival, from Thursday 28 to Sunday 31 January 2016.
The programmes of sound//vision share their dedication to innovative, experimental and adventurous audio-visual culture, and feature unique collaborations between musicians, video artists, filmmakers and other image producers.
Cineville members get free entry to the sound//vision nights. To get it, order your tickets online on this page and pick them up with your Cineville membercard from 27 January on at the box offices of LantarenVenster or 'de Doelen' or, at 21:00 hrs, at WORM.
Throwing Shadows: Japanese Expanded Cinema, in collaboration with Tate Film
Tonight's Special: Rikuro Miyai + Jun'ichi Okuyama + Makino Takashi, Dirk Serries & Teun Verbruggen.
sound//vision kicks off with the expanded cinema performance Throwing Shadows (in collaboration with Tate Film), consisting of Rikuro Miyai’s Phenomenology of Zeitgeist with live soundtrack by Floris Vanhoof, three performances (including Human Flicker) by Jun’ichi Okuyama and the collaboration between filmmaker Makino Takashi and the Belgian improvisation musicians Dirk Serries (guitar) and Teun Verbruggen (drums) to perform Action Direct.
Deining, STM~ Duality & SINN + FORM
Tonight's Special: Marco Douma, Machinefabriek & string quintet, STM~, SINN + FORM, Low Riders (afterparty).
Especially for sound//vision Dutch multi-musician Machinefabriek and Anne Bakker, Lidwine Dam, Nina Hitz, Pablo Kleinsmann and Saskia Venegas bring their composition Deining with an extended group and accompanied by a film that Marco Douma made for this occasion. Swiss STM~ (Luis Sanz and Niculin Barandun) takes us on an audio-visual journey of which the duo sets out the principles, but the sounds and particles choose the direction. SINN + FORM is a hybrid audio-visual performance by Berlin-based artists Pierce Warnecke and Frank Bretschneider that re-uses early techniques of creating moving images, fused with current digital technologies. After all this, Lowriders invite us to party with Hefty! (with Dagger DX, Beatnologic and Ruwedata).
Still Und Dunkel, Lumisokea & Thug Entrancer
Tonight's Special: Still Und Dunkel + Lumisokea + Thug Entrancer + MMC III + WORM dj's (afterparty).
The Saturday starts with the Swiss audio-visual duo still und dunkel (Benny Jaberg and Christoph Brünggel), creating – in collaboration with VJ Pascal Arnold – a unique, site-specific work, based on research in Rotterdam. Lumisokea, the Belgian-Italian duo Koenraad Ecker and Andrea Taeggi, brings tactile and texture-rich music with influences from dub, noise, techno and contemporary classical music. Before the WORM DJ Jahua starts the afterparty, Thug Entrancer (aka Ryan McRyhew) will perform his audio-visual show, combining the images of visual artist MMC III and his own retro-futuristic electronix.
Filmwerkplaats & Centaure
Tonight's Special: Filmwerkplaats Rotterdam & Ji Youn Kang + Franck Vigroux & Kurt d'Haeseleer.
Filmwerkplaats Rotterdam and Korean sound artist Ji Youn Kang create an immersive experience of light and sound, using overlapping projections of 16mm footage that has been exposed to light leaks. The final performance of this edition of sound//vision is the postdigital road trip Centaure by Franck Vigroux (France) and Kurt d’Haeseleer (Belgium), through a future world in which all life elements are contaminated with an omnipresent technology.
sound//vision is made possible thanks to support from Pro Helvetia, Goethe-Institut Nederland and Flemish Arts Centre De Brakke Grond.