Rozalie Hirs

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2019/12/07

Ways of Space (2019), Maison Van Doesburg, Paris, France

On Saturday 7 December 2019 at 16:00 CET during their fifth Open Saturday Machiel Spaan (architect) and Rozalie Hirs (composer) present their architectural sound sculpture Ways of Space (2019) they have developed in close collaboration during their artist-in-residence at Maison Van Doesburg, Meudon Hauts-de-Seine (Paris), France. Afterwards you are invited to share a glass of wine with the artists.

event programme
16:00-18:00 CET
Ways of Space (2019) – sound installation by Machiel Spaan and Rozalie Hirs.
Introduction; Q & A; exhibition

17:00 CET
Reception

The entrance is free. Since the space is limited, advance reservation through an e-mail to m.spaan@m3h.nl is advised. Welcome!
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2019/11/26

Open Saturday V – Maison Van Doesburg, Paris, France [invitation]

*** Update 5 December 2019 ***

DUE TO STRIKES IN FRANCE THIS WEEKEND OUR GUEST-OF-HONOUR CATHY VAN ECK WON’T BE ABLE TO TRAVEL FROM ZURICH TO PARIS; THEREFORE THE PROGRAMME OF OUR OPEN SATURDAY V HAS CHANGED AS FOLLOWS:
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2019/11/02

Ways of Space (2019), Van Doesburg House, France – tryout

On Saturday 2 November 2019 at 15:00 CET the sound artist Fedde ten Berge (*1983) is a guest artist at the Maison Van Doesburg, Meudon, Paris, France. He presents several of his sound art installations to the public: Klank Experimenteer Station/ KES, Stronk, Egg, Shroom, and Hybride Microphone (see picture below).

At 16:00 CET the architect Machiel Spaan and composer Rozalie Hirs present their new architectural sound sculpture Ways of Space (2019), which they have developed in close collaboration during their artist-in-residence at Maison Van Doesburg, Meudon, France. Ways of Space (2019) is inspired by the concept of the ‘open floorplan’ developed by Theo Van Doesburg (1883-1931) for his own residence. Spaan created the spatial arrangement of loudspeakers and Hirs composed new electronic sounds for the musical composition. It is the third collaborative architecture/sound art project by Spaan and Hirs, after Curvices (2013-present), and the Listening House (2017-present). The residency is supported by Mondriaanfonds, Maison Theo Van Doesburg, and Stimuleringsfonds voor de Creatieve Industrie.

The entrance is free. Since the space is limited, advance reservation through an e-mail to m.spaan@m3h.nl is advised.

event programme

15:00-16:00 and 17:00-18:00 CET
Interactive sound installations by Fedde ten Berge: Klank Experimenteer Station/ KES, Stronk, Egg (see picture on the left), Shroom, and Hybride Microphone.

16:00-16:15 CET
Introduction to Ways of Space (2019)

16:15-17:00 CET
Sound installation Ways of Space (2019) by Machiel Spaan & Rozalie Hirs

17:00 CET
Reception

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2019/10/05

Poetry performance, Maison Van Doesburg, Meudon, France

On Saturday 5 October 2019 Jaap Blonk is guest-of-honour at Maison Van Doesburg, Meudon Hauts-de-Seine, France. 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. The entrance is free. The performance language is Dutch or French (Blonk’s performance includes other, also imaginary, languages). Since the space is limited, advance reservation through an e-mail to m.spaan@m3h.nl is advised.

The event is inspired by the DADA poetry salons of Theo and Nelly van Doesburg – van Moorsel with Kurt Schwitters, among others, in the nineteen-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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2019/09/23

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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2019/09/07

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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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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