Rozalie Hirs

2019-09-23

Salon de poésie avec Kim Andringa, Jaap Blonk, Daniel Cunin, Rozalie Hirs à la Maison Van Doesburg, Meudon, France [invitation]

[Invitation in English] Nous vous invitons cordialement à notre prochaine matinée à la Maison Van Doesburg à Meudon, ‘Open Saturday III – Poetry’, le samedi 5 octobre 2019 à 16h00. Notre invité d’honneur Jaap Blonk performera ses propres oeuvres musicales et poétiques, ainsi que des poèmes de I.K. Bonset (pseudonyme de Theo Van Doesburg). Ensuite, Rozalie Hirs donnera une lecture performative de ses poèmes en néerlandais, en alternance avec Kim Andringa qui lira ses traductions françaises. Le programme sera clôturé par Daniel Cunin qui lira Coups de cœur et coups de foudre selon Theo van Doesburg, ainsi que ses traductions françaises. Nous vous offrons ensuite le verre de l’amitié.

L’entrée est libre et gratuite. Les performances et lectures ont lieu en néerlandais et en français (la performance de Jaap Blonk comprend également des langues imaginaires). L’espace étant limité, nous vous conseillons de réserver à l’avance votre place en envoyant un e-mail à m.spaan@m3h.nl. Soyez les bienvenus!

Rozalie Hirs & Machiel Spaan
Maison Van Doesburg
29 Rue Charles Infroit
92190 Meudon Hauts-de-Seine (Paris)
France

The event is part of the ‘Open Saturday’ series at Maison Van Doesburg, hosted by Machiel Spaan (architect) and Rozalie Hirs (composer, poet), who are its artists-in-residence from September through December 2019.


2019-09-23

Poetry salon with Kim Andringa, Jaap Blonk, Daniel Cunin, Rozalie Hirs at Maison Van Doesburg, Meudon, France [invitation]

[Inviation en Français] You are cordially invited to our next afternoon salon at Van Doesburg House ‘Open Saturday III – Poetry’ on Saturday 5 October 2019 at 16:00 CET. Guest-of-honour Jaap Blonk performs his own musical and poetic works, as well as poems by I.K. Bonset (pseudonym of Theo Van Doesburg). In addition, Rozalie Hirs performs her poems in Dutch, interlaced with Kim Andringa’s reading of her French translations. The event is closed by Daniel Cunin with the lecture Coups de cœur et coups de foudre selon Theo van Doesburg, interlaced with a reading of his French translations. Afterwards we serve a glass of wine.

The entrance is free. The performance language is Dutch or French (Blonk’s performance also includes other, also imaginary, languages). Since the space is limited, advance reservation through an e-mail to m.spaan@m3h.nl is advised. Welcome!

Rozalie Hirs & Machiel Spaan
Maison Van Doesburg
29 Rue Charles Infroit
92190 Meudon Hauts-de-Seine (Paris)
France

OPEN SATURDAY III – Poetry
Saturday, 5 October 2019, 16:00-18:00
Poems, performance, and a lecture in Dutch and French, featuring Theo van Doesburg (poems), Jaap Blonk (poems, music, performance), Rozalie Hirs (poems, performance), Kim Andringa (translations, reading), Daniel Cunin (translations, reading, lecture). The event is inspired by the DADA poetry salons of Theo and Nelly van Doesburg – van Moorsel with Kurt Schwitters, among others, in the twenties.

event programme

Rozalie Hirs – poetry reading [Dutch]
Kim Andringa – reading of her Hirs translations [French]
Jaap Blonk – poetry and music performance [multilingual]
Jaap Blonk – reading of Van Doesburg’s poems [Dutch]
Daniel Cunin – lecture ‘Coups de cœur et coups de foudre selon Theo van Doesburg’ [French]
Daniel Cunin – reading of his Van Doesburg translations [French]

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2019-09-08

hochroth Verlag at Text & Talk, Kulturhaus Nottbeck, Germany

Today, on 8 September 2019 from 11:00-18:00 CET, the German based international publisher hochroth Verlag is present at the Text & Talk Messe & Büchermarkt, Kulturgut Nottbeck, Museum for Literary Arts, Westfalen, Germany. Among its beautifully crafted books is my first German book publication, ein tag (Berlin: hochroth, 2014), a selection of poems from Logos (Amsterdam: Querido, 2002), [Speling] (2005), and gestamelde werken (2012), translated by Ard Posthuma, and the author. So happy to be part of the hochroth book table at Nottbeck – see the picture for proof – while I have been finding myself as a brandnew artist-in-residence at Maison Van Doesburg in the Parisian outskirts of Meudon. More news to follow soon!


2019-09-07

meditations (2017) – French premiere

On Saturday 7 September 2019 at 16:00 CET the pianist Keiko Shichijo plays a solo programme, featuring, among other pieces, Spaces (1969) by Tom Johnson and meditations (2017) by Rozalie Hirs.

concert programme
Erik Satie – Deuxième Prélude du Nazaréen (1893)
Morton Feldman – Three pieces for piano (1954)
Tom Johnson – Spaces (1969)
Rozalie Hirs – article 3 [a] (2003)

intermission

Rozalie Hirs – Meditations (2017)
Bunita Marcus – Julia (1989)
Erik Satie – Troisième Nocturne (1919)

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Date: 2019-09-07
Time: 16:00 CET
Location: Van Doesburg House, 29 rue Charles-Infroit, Meudon Hauts-de-Seine (Paris), France
Performers: Keiko Shichijo (piano)
Open Saturday I at Van Doesburg House, curated and hosted by its artists-in-residence Machiel Spaan and Rozalie Hirs (September - December 2019)

2019-09-07

Salon concert by Keiko Shichijo, Maison Van Doesburg, Meudon, France [invitation]

You are cordially invited to our afternoon salon at Van Doesburg House, today on Saturday 7 September 2019 at 16:00 CET. The pianist Keiko Shichijo plays a solo programme, featuring, among other pieces, Spaces (1969) by Tom Johnson and meditations (2017) by Rozalie Hirs. Afterwards we serve a glass of wine. Since the space is limited, advance reservation through an e-mail to m.spaan@m3h.nl is advised. Welcome!

Rozalie Hirs & Machiel Spaan
Maison Van Doesburg
29 Rue Charles Infroit
92190 Meudon Hauts-de-Seine (Paris)
France

concert programme
Erik Satie – Deuxième Prélude du Nazaréen (1893)
Morton Feldman – Three pieces for piano (1954)
Tom Johnson – Spaces (1969)
intermission
Rozalie Hirs – Meditations (2017)
Bunita Marcus – Julia (1989)
Erik Satie – Troisième Nocturne (1919)
Rozalie Hirs – article 3 [a] (2003)

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2019-09-01

Artist-in-residence, Van Doesburg House, Paris, France

From 1 September until 31 December 2019 composer Rozalie Hirs and architect Machiel Spaan live and work as artists-in-residence at the Van Doesburg House, Paris, France. During their stay the two create Ways of Space (2019), a new interdisciplinary architectural sound art installation. The residency is made possible through grants from Mondriaanfonds and the Netherlands Performing Arts Fund.

The Van Doesburg House was designed by De Stijl artist and architect Theo Van Doesburg for himself and his wife, the pianist, artist, and curator Nelly van Moorsel. It is an inspiring, transformative building with movable inner walls.

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Date: 2019-09-01
Location: Van Doesburghuis, 29 rue Charles-Infroit, Meudon Hauts-de-Seine (Paris), France
The artist-in-residence is curated and financially supported by Mondriaanfonds, Amsterdam, The Netherlands