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Zuydervelt, Rutger

Kaleiding (music for a performance by Lily&Janick)

Zuydervelt, Rutger: Kaleiding (music for a performance by Lily&Janick) (Machinefabriek)

Music by Dutch sound artist Rutger Zuydervelt, aka Machinefabriek, for a performance by Lily Schlinker and Janick Kremer, known as the contemporary circus company Lily & Janick, this performance using light, reflections and new perspectives onto partner acrobatics performed over a long mirror to create hypnotic, kaleidoscopic images, aptly complemented in Zuydervelt's music.
 

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Label: Machinefabriek
Catalog ID: none
Squidco Product Code: 33939

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2023
Country: Netherlands
Packaging: Cardstock Sleeve, sealed
Recorded in The Netherlands, in March to June 2023, by the artist.

Descriptions, Reviews, &c.

"Kaleiding is the debut show of the contemporary circus company Lily&Janick. The show will be a play between light, reflections and new perspectives onto partner acrobatics. With a long mirror that lays on the floor, images are getting created that hypnotize - like watching an everyday life situation through a kaleidoscope. This distorted reality invites into a decelerated world where up is down and down is up.

Kaleiding will be a movement based show working on the border between dance, circus and visual arts. The movement research is specific to the confined space of the mirror (3m x 5m). The reflective surface invites for slides and images that draw the focus downwards into the extended stage space that the audience observes from two tribunes framing the mirror on each side. This intimate setting creates a strong bond between the audience and performers who are so close that they could touch each other."-Lily&Janick


Artist Biographies

"Machinefabriek is the alias of Rutger Zuydervelt. Rutger's music combines elements of ambient, noise, minimalism, drone, field recordings and electro-acoustic experiments. His pieces can be heard as an attempt to create sonic environments for the listener to dwell in. Finding tension in texture, tone and timing, the result can be very minimalistic at first glance, but reveals itself upon closer listening. The devil is in the details.

Rutger was born in 1978 in Apeldoorn (The Netherlands) and now resides in Rotterdam. He started recording as Machinefabriek in 2004. After a series of self released cd-rs, his official debut Marijn was issued in 2006, with great critical acclaim. Since than, a solid stream of music was released on labels such as Type, Important, Home Normal, 12K, Entr'acte, Dekorder, Miasmah, Consouling Sounds, Experimedia and Staalplaat. He performed all over the globe, from Canada to Israel and from Russia to Japan.

Rutger collaborated (on record and/or live) with numerous artists, such as Steinbrüchel, Jaap Blonk, Aaron Martin, Peter Broderick, Frans de Waard, Mats Gustafsson, Steve Roden, Gareth Davis, Stephen Vitiello, Michel Banabila, Dirk Serries and Dead Neanderthals, amongst many others.

He frequently works with film makers, like Makino Takashi, Mike Hoolboom, John Price, Paul Clipson and Chris Teerink, for whom he composed a soundtrack for his documentary about Sol LeWitt. Rutger also recorded the music for the Canadian drama The Cold and the Quiet from 2014. Furthermore, his music was used in Edward Burtynsky's Watermark, the drama Stone (with Robert DeNiro and Edward Norton) and Josh Fox' influential Gasland and Gasland Part II documentaries. Besides films, Rutger also composes music for dance pieces, like Alix Eynaudi and Kris Verdonck's EXIT (premiéred at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin), Alexander Whitley's The Measures Taken (for the Royal Opera in London) and Beheld (for Candoco Dance Company), and multiple pieces by Spanish/Dutch choreographer Iván Pérez. Then there's Rutgers installation work, in which the dialogue with the environment plays an important role. He did projects for Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, NAi (Dutch Architecture Institute), the new Armando Museum MOA, Sounds Like Audio Art in Saskatoon (Canada), the Into the Great Wide Open Festival, Netwerk in Aalst (Belgium) and children's museum Villa Zebra in Rotterdam."

-Machinefabriek Website (http://www.machinefabriek.nu/about/biography)
2/28/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Part 1 - Utopia 18:28

2. Part 2 - Escallation 13:31

3. Part 3 - Dystopia 7:37

4. Part 4 - Point of No Return 6:23

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Electro-Acoustic
Electroacoustic Composition
Compositional Forms
Electronic Forms
Electronica
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
Solo Artist Recordings
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