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Ob-literate

Ob-literate is a collaborative composition by Zeno van den Broek & Gagi Petrovic for organ, vocal ensemble and electronics. It was commissioned by Gaudeamus in the summer of 2014 and had its premiere in March of 2016 at the Nicolaïkerk, Utrecht – The Netherlands. It […]

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Ob-literate | Orgelpark

Live recording of the fifth and final piece of the Ob-literate performance at the Orgelpark – Amsterdam on 18-03-2016. concept & composition: Zeno van den Broek, Gagi Petrovic soprano: Stephanie Pan, Anat Spiegel baritone: Florian de Backere, Kevin Walton, Arnout Lems organ: Jacob Lekkerkerker cubes: […]

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concealed // sealed installation | Paltzart

INFO installation: sound & light installation with stereo channel sound composition. ABOUT The installation concealed // sealed reveals the machinery which is hidden beneath the green skin of the park. The idyllic and natural surroundings turn out to be a carefully designed assembly by the previous owner, Mr. […]

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Oorsprong Curators Series improvisation

Second set of the OCS event at Plantagedok, Amsterdam NL, on 23-5-2016. Performers: Tijs Ham – electronics Stephanie Pan – voice Richard Japenga – drums Zeno van den Broek – electronics Curated by Zeno van den Broek Oorsprong Curators Series is an initiative of Raoul […]

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Ob-literate | Vrije Geluiden

Ob-literate, created by Zeno van den Broek and Gagi Petrovic, is a composition for organ, vocal ensemble, electronics and performative objects. Inspired by the philosophy of Walter Benjamin , Dick Raaijmakers and the poetry of Adam Staley Groves, all about The Destructive Character, the two […]

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Divergence album

“Divergence” explores the tension between space and sound induced by their manipulated representation: sounds alter, calibrate and form space while simultaneously the sound is formed and manipulated by the space it is placed in. The album is based on pure sound sources such as sine […]

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SUBDIV installation | Gaudeamus Muziekweek

INFO installation: large scale industrial print on various materials, speakers. four channel sound composition. ABOUT SUBDIV is a quadraphonic audiovisual installation based on divisions and subdivisions of sound and images on multiple scales. Time, space, and sound have been segmented and rearranged into new structures in order […]

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Come Closer Performance | Oude Kerk Amsterdam

Location specific live sound performance in the installation ‘The Garden Which is the Nearest to God’ by Taturo Atzu on the roof of the Old Church in Amsterdam, curated by Non-Fiction. I was fascinated by the experience of sound in and around the Oude Kerk. […]

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Of What Once Was | Sketches of Siberia

      The track ‘Of What Once Was’ (2011) was used as part of the soundtrack in this beautiful documentary / roadmovie by Ben van Lieshout Diary notes made by Fridtjof Nansen more than a century ago evoke images of the colonization of America […]

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Föhnkrankheit radioplay

Radio story on the wind and unexpected side effects. Fiction and documentary, 25 min. Supported by Open Woorden, Mediafonds 2014.  With Lucas de Man as aëronaut Gaston Tissander and Hidde Simons as captain Sivel. And: Titus Dürst, Marco van Heerde, Toos Linneman, Rudolf Nägerli, Helen Ochsenbein, […]

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ZeeZand soundwalk

Hoe klinkt een eiland? Welke geluiden en verhalen liggen er verborgen op Schiermonnikoog? Een cultuur-natuurhistorische luisterwandeling van documentairemakers Prosper de Roos en Magda Augusteijn, met muziek-composities van geluidskunstenaar Zeno van den Broek en de stem van Rense Westra.   Alles beweegt hier op het ritme van de seizoenen. In de winter […]

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Pulse Interval installation | Down Under

INFO Strobe, speakers, amplifier, media player. Four channel sound composition. ABOUT Pulse Interval and Pulse to Wave were part of the group exhibition at the Wolvenplein prison Utrecht Down Under, May 2015. Site specific Pulse Interval version for the group exhibition Down Under in the […]

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Pulse to Wave installation | Down Under

INFO Spotlight, speakers, amplifier, media player. Stereo sound composition. ABOUT Pulse Interval and Pulse to Wave were part of the group exhibition at the Wolvenplein prison Utrecht Down Under, May 2015. For the location based installation Pulse to Wave elements from the Pulse Interval installation […]

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Divergence performance | FIBER 2015

INFO Divergence Performance at FIBER festival 2015. Part of the premiere of Zeno van den Broek’s AV performance ‘Divergence’ at FIBER festival: a synergy between sound, vision, and space. 16-05-2015 2015.fiberfestival.nl

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Ob-literate Cubes

INFO 2015 Wood, exciter speakers In collaboration with Gagi Petrovic ABOUT Three resonating cubes developed for the Ob-literate composition. Ob-literate is a piece for electronics, organ and vocal ensemble in collaboration with Gagi Petrovic, commissioned by Gaudeamus Muziekweek. The cube functions as a resonating body to give […]

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Willem X Performance

INFO Excerpts of live performance during the opening of the Willem X exhibition. Willem2Fabriek, Den Bosch. 13-03-2015 Curated by Wave of Tomorrow

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Pulse Interval | (h)ear XL II

INFO Wall paint, speakers, nails, thread, copper wire, dvd/player. Four channel sound composition – 12 minutes. ABOUT Site specific Pulse Interval version for the (h)ear XL II exhibition, Heerlen. Pulse Interval is a work based on the notion of spatial orientation through sound. By emitting […]

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Diagram for Pulse Interval | Oude Kerk

INFO 2014 print in custom cabinet ,four channel PA, laptop. four channel sound composition. site specific version of Pulse Interval, in collaboration with Tim Hollander, for ‘Nieuwe Tijd voor de Oude Kerk’ Amsterdam. Visual diagram: Tim Hollander Sound composition: Zeno van den Broek Implementation: Collaborative ABOUT Pulse […]

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Diagram for Pulse Interval | Vluchtkerk

INFO 2013 duct tape, speakers, dvd/player. four channel sound composition. site specific version of Pulse Interval, in collaboration with Tim Hollander, for ‘Nieuwe Tijd voor de Oude Kerk’ Amsterdam. Visual diagram: Tim Hollander Sound composition: Zeno van den Broek Implementation: Collaborative ABOUT Pulse Interval is a […]

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Four Corners installation

INFO installation: print on tracing paper, speakers, dvdplayer. four channel sound composition. ABOUT Four Corners is a work on graphic scores and the spatial dimensions of sound in relation to its frequency. The length of the lines are transposed to the frequency of the corresponding length […]

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Pulse Interval installation

INFO 2013 wall paint, speakers, nails, copper wire, dvd/player. four channel sound composition. ABOUT Pulse Interval is a work based on the notion of spatial orientation through sound. By emitting pulse sounds and measuring the duration of the interval between the emitted and the reflected pulse […]

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Black Squares installation

INFO acrylic paint and pigments on canvas on panel, transducer speaker, wood, amplifier, cd-player. Two channel sound composition – 8 minutes. ABOUT Black Squares is based on the black square paintings by Malevich, the archetype of the abstract painting. These black squares alternate between silence […]

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Convergence performance | NK – Berlin

INFO Live convergence performance at NK – Berlin. 27-04-2013 nkproject.de Many thanks to Stefan Hanser, Farahnaz Hatam, Julian Percy, Marti Guillem Ciscar, Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) and Pierre Jolivet (Pacific 231). filmed by Pierre Jolivet. audio recorded live at NK. video edit by Zeno van den […]

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Paper Tones installation | Stedelijk at Trouw Amsterdam

INFO installation: wooden cabinet, cd-players, amplifiers, six speakers. six channel sound composition – 20 minutes. April 2012. ABOUT Paper Tones is a commissioned sound art piece for the Stedelijk @ Trouw. The composition is site specific for the wooden cabinet which was used for paper storage and […]